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Just knock to see your food inside LG's air-fry-equipped range

The LG InstaView Range has a built-in air fry setting and a quirky knock-to-look-inside feature.

Megan Wollerton Former Senior Writer/Editor

Meet LG's latest connected range, complete with smart technology and an integrated air fryer.


If you're familiar with LG appliances, the name "InstaView" might sound familiar to you. This feature, already available on select LG refrigerators, allows you to knock on your appliance to see inside. Our fridge reviewer Ry Crist found the feature a little gimmicky when he tested the LG LFXC24796D InstaView Door-in-Door Counter-Depth Refrigerator back in 2016. 

Now, LG is bringing that feature to its ovens with a lineup of two LG InstaView Ranges -- the $1,048 5.8-cubic-foot gas LRGL5825D and the $948 6.3-cubic-foot electric LREL6325D. Both models are available now at Home Depot and other retailers in either a stainless steel or black stainless steel finish. 

But that's not the only thing that stands out about these ranges. Each model also has a built-in air fry oven mode that's designed to deliver crispy mozzarella sticks and more without needing a separate countertop appliance. 

Each oven supports LG's ThinQ app, which is supposed to provide maintenance tips and even troubleshooting help if you're having an issue with your range. 

LG says its new InstaView Ranges with Air Fry already support Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Innit and other partners

Watch this: LG's new smart appliances are ready to help make proper cocktails and keep clothes their cleanest