LG news conference highlights

LG kicks off CES 2010 with a bevy of new TVs, home theater products, and cell phones.


LAS VEGAS--LG kicked off the preshow media day at CES 2010 on Wednesday with an early-morning news conference that was chock full of new-product announcements.

LG's best plasma adds Wii-like remote control
LG plasma claims improved black levels
Thin LG LED-based LCD gives 'basic' dimming
LG local dimming LED-based LCD stays slim
LG flagship TV's styling goes 'all picture,' ultra-thin

Home theater
LG's new Blu-ray players get Picasa, better Netflix interface
LG's Blu-ray HTIBs get built-in Wi-Fi, HDMI inputs
LG's flagship Blu-ray player skips 3D, rips CDs

Cell phones
LG to have stronger smartphone offerings in 2010

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