Before LG made its mark in the smartphone market, the South Korean company has been a leader in manufacturing and supply of LED projectors for home and corporates. The company has been leading the product category for six consecutive years. It has now announced two new projectors LG ProBeam UST Laser and MiniBeam. These will be unveiled at IFA 2017 in Berlin, which is scheduled between September 1-6. Also Read - iPhone selling in LG stores? Apple is apparently in talks for a new dealAlso Read - Samsung and LG confirm presence at in-person CES 2022
The two projectors announced today are said to further push LG’s hold in the LED and Laser projector market, the company said in a press note. LG is aiming at a growth of $5.7 billion over a period of three years. Among the two projectors, the ProBeam UST Laser is said to be high-end, and is claimed to project vividly effective images even in a ‘brightly lit’ room. The projector can generate up to 1,500 ANSI lumen of brightness, 1.5 times brighter than its predecessor. Also Read - This Qualcomm chip bug affects around 30 percent of phones globally: Report
The ProBeam UST offers a full HD (1080p) resolution in a ‘ultra-short throw’ design for a much immersive viewing experience. It requires as low as 12cm to display a 100-inch content, requires no professional installation, and can be placed on any flat surface. In addition, the projector features webOS Smart TV platform that lets the user access a number of streaming services. ALSO READ: LG Q6 Review: Beauty, but not a beast
Next up, the LG MiniBeam is a portable HD (720p) projector, and houses a built-in 9,000mAh battery that is said to last for up to four hours on a single charge. It has a Multi-Angle Projection feature, that allows the projector to be tilted up to 70 degrees and throw projection on a wall. It also comes with USB Type-C port, and can be paired with a Bluetooth audio system.