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LG's G1 OLED TV is slimmer and brighter than ever

With a wall-mount-friendly design and a new Evo panel, the G1 aims for the high-end.

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LG's G1 OLED TV is a high-end model with excellent picture quality, thanks in part to higher brightness than other OLED TVs. Let's take a closer look.

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We've set it up for these photos on its optional stand legs, but LG really intended for the G1 to hang on the wall.

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When wall-mounted the G1 is almost completely flush, sticking out less than an inch.

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The key is this indentation designed to fit...

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...this custom wall-mount bracket, which is included in the box.

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Together they allow the TV to remain flat against the wall.

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The optional stand legs shown here cost $100.

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When not wall-mounted, it's still super slim.

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Those legs are also really slim.

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Like many TVs the border around the picture is quite thin too, for a minimalist overall look.

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LG redesigned the remote somewhat, but it's not minimalist at all.

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In keeping with the flush wall mount, there's another indentation for the cables.

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The G1's connectivity is state of the art, with four HDMI all capable of 4K/120Hs input.

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The G1 also has a built-in far-field mic so you can use Alexa and Google Assistant hands-free if you want.

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Also not minimalist: the new home screen.

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The G1 has picture modes galore, too.

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New for 2021 is a Game Optimizer picture mode.

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It offers a choice of genres that make specific tweaks to the image.

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That's a look at the LG G1 OLED TV. For more, check out the full review.

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