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LG's press conference pushes OLED TVs, smart appliances, robot vacuums (pictures)

LG announced few new products at its CES press conference, but lots of pretty gear was on display. Here are the high- and lowlights.

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World's first 55-inch OLED

LAS VEGAS--At CES 2013, LG announces its new television lineup for this year, including new OLED TVs.
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55EM9700

The 55EM9700 will be the world's first, and will debut at $12,000 when it ships in March.
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The Ultimate Display

OLED promises better picture quality than plasma or LCD
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LG's James Fishler talks up the company's appliance business at CES 2013.
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Smart appliances

LG announced the world's first Internet-connected refrigerator a couple years ago...
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Smart range

...and now it has a whole range (get it?) of smart appliances.
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Touch-screen washer

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Washer-dryer combo...with touch screens

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Can a dishwasher be smart?

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Touch-screen fridge

Supposedly, software keeps track of fridge contents and interfaces with a smartphone app to help you plan your shopping.
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An app-controlled robot vacuum

Need we say more?
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Robot vacuum, the business end

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Smart LCD TV

Pivoting back to TVs, LG had some of the sleekest designs last year; 2013 looks to be no exception.
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4K TVs in smaller sizes

One of the only new products announced was 4K/UHD TVs in 55- and 65-inch sizes.
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4K TV and home theater system

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84-inch 4K/UHD TV

It's big, and already on sale for $20K.
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Google TV with voice control

LG also launched two lines of Google TVs, and the software now features improved natural language voice control.

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