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Perfect for Productivity and Entertainment, This All-Around Monitor
Comes With LG TV’s webOS 22 for Seamless Content Streaming
SEOUL, Nov. 2, 2022 — LG Electronics (LG) is unveiling the 32-inch 4K UHD LG SMART Monitor (model 32SQ780S). The all-around SMART Monitor enhances home life by enabling a remote workstation, home exercising, next-level gaming and various entertainment applications, including popular streaming services, without a PC connection. Thanks to its built-in features and LG’s ergonomic stand with maximum adjustability, the unique 32SQ780S allows users to enjoy the content love how they want and when they want, at their desk or on the sofa.
Under the brand’s motto of ‘Work Smarter, Play Better’, LG SMART Monitor prioritizes multitasking to give consumers seeking a single display that connects to their desktop, laptop or gaming device the perfect way to get everything done in one place. Supporting LG TV’s acclaimed webOS 22, this model delivers next-level convenience for content consumption with seamless streaming services for YouTube and Netflix, even without setting up a separate connection with PCs.1
As a multifunctional monitor designed for the home, LG SMART Monitor sports a 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) display, delivering high picture quality for whatever the user’s working on and covering 90 percent of DCI-P3 color gamut with HDR 10 support. The monitor’s display produces clear, precise images to heighten the audience’s immersion when viewing everything from comedies and blockbuster movies to live sports and gaming. In addition to premium picture quality, its ample sound is backed by a built-in 5 watt dual channel stereo speaker to give the viewing experience an extra dimension.
For a quick and flexible workstation, LG SMART Monitor can download various home office applications from LG Content Studio, while its LG ThinQ Homeboard supports intuitive webOS-based IoT services that let users control their home appliances with ease. Also, smart wireless connection supported by MiraCast makes sure users can mirror their smartphone screen on their new monitor.
What’s more, LG SMART Monitor comes equipped with the LG Ergo stand, which makes it easy to extend, retract, swivel, pivot, raise or tilt the display to attain the optimal viewing angle for work or watching content. Gaining considerable attention in the market for its comfort-enhancing features, LG Ergo offers vertical and horizontal modes that allow for diverse usage scenarios and user preferences, while its C-clamp and grommet enable easy, space-friendly installation.
“Smart monitors are designed to meet the diverse lifestyles of today’s customers,” said Seo Young-jae, senior vice president and head of the IT business unit of LG Electronics Business Solutions Company. “With LG’s new smart monitor, users can now do almost everything with a single display, from working and learning at home to streaming content and movies in easy and comfortable way.”
LG SMART Monitor will be available in early November, starting in the U.S. with other markets to follow.
LG SMART Monitor (32SQ780S)
Size / Resolution Screen Size 32-inch Resolution UHD (3,840 x 2,160) Graphic Panel VA (250cd/m²) Color Gamut (Typ.) DCI-P3 90% HDR HDR10 Viewing Angle 178° (Vertical) / 178° (Horizontal) Interface
USB Type-C O (x1, Power Delivery 65W) HDMI O (x2) USB 2.0 O (x3) Wi-Fi O Bluetooth O Speaker 5W (x2) Camera X Smart Feature / Service
OS webOS 22 Microsoft Office X Remote Desktop PC O Voice Assistant LG ThinQ, Alexa Design Stand Ergo Stand Tilt, Height, Pivot, Swivel
Accessory Magic Remote Control2
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1 Internet connection and subscription to streaming services required.
2 Require a separate purchase
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OK, so what does it take to have full Chromecast support in LG TVs (webOS)?
a. Either builtin support.
b. Via webOS app.
The goal / use is simple as any other Chromecast device / TV: be able to say to "hey Google, play this video/music from service-X to LG-TV".
Looking forward to good news and your thoughts.
By News Reporter
Being an environmentally conscious company means looking deep into all business processes and putting the utmost effort into transforming, both externally and internally, from the supply chain to the organizational culture. In other words, LG aims to be an environmentally sustainable business, calling for specific and tangible actions with the three environmental ESG initiatives outlined in its BETTER LIFE PLAN 2030.
The initiatives mark a paradigm shift towards adopting tangible, specific and measurable actions for a better, cleaner and greener environment. Part two of the Better Life story series, this article looks at the environmental action plans LG has established and the goals it is working hard to achieve.
According to research, the average temperature on
link hidden, please login to view (2.2 degrees Fahrenheit) since pre-industrial times. Responding to the urgency of climate change, LG remains steadfastly committed to attaining carbon neutrality, and to converting entirely to renewable energy in the long term. Its dedication to both goals can already be seen in the energy-efficient technologies applied at LG Smart Park in Changwon, South Korea. Exercising immediate change for its carbon initiative, LG is converting to more efficient operational processes and applying energy-efficient technologies across all of its production plants. LG Smart Park, the company’s revolutionary production facility, deploys next-generation manufacturing innovations to simultaneously achieve higher production efficiency and enhanced sustainability. The manufacturing hub has increased productivity by 20 percent and reduced the cost of defective-product returns by 80 percent. Moreover, LG Smart Park has reduced greenhouse gas emissions and boosted energy efficiency per unit by 30 percent compared to the previous factory.
LG is looking to change the status quo of end-of-lifecycle management by using eco-friendly materials, streamlining manufacturing processes and turning discarded materials into ‘new’ resources, with the aim of creating a circular economy.
The reducing, recovering, recycling and reusing of materials are all very important in a circular economy. LG operates a free e-waste retrieval service in 52 countries and aims to collect an accumulated total of over eight million tons of used appliances from 2006 to 2030. As for recycling, LG is improving its existing processes to achieve a higher recycling rate, with the end goal of hitting 95 percent by 2030. As part of this, the company’s Chilseo Recycling Center (CRC) situated in Hamyang, South Korea, plans to replace the compressor and old equipment by the latter half of the year. Furthermore, LG recently invited its employees to come together in the collective journey towards circularity by using fewer disposable paper cups at work.
A global leader in consumer electronics, LG is dedicated to helping consumers realize a more sustainable lifestyle. This is why the company is applying eco-friendly technologies to all newly developed products, contributing to a smaller carbon footprint and resource recirculation.
By 2030, LG plans to have reduced total carbon emissions from the product-usage stage by 20 percent. It also projects that, from 2021 to 2030, it will have used an accumulated total of six hundred thousand tons of recycled plastics in the production of new home appliances. In the future, the company will be able to offer products that are even more energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable than its current crop of models, helping consumers to reduce their monthly energy bills, achieve a more sustainable household and enjoy the best version of the Better Life LG aims to provide.
For more on how LG is embracing inclusivity, sustainability and diversity in all that it does, stay tuned for the third and final Better Life story, coming soon to Beyond News.
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By Matei Fărcaș
Any word if LG will update their 2013 range to webos, my 42LA620S-ZA is screaming out for webos, gets me mad my tv seems obsolete, give your customers the choice to upgrade, hell I wouldn't mind paying a fee for the update to webos but something tells me my tv is stuck in limbo.
By Reggie Thayil
Recently my LG C1 has been pausing on its own and going back to the profile selection screen while using native apps. This issue occurs while using Netflix, Disney+, Paramount+, etc. I tried using my Firestick and it kept pausing my program. I tried a hard reset and that fixed the problem for 2 days before it started again with Disney+.
I need a fix for this issue ASAP.
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