LG delivers BD370, BD390 Blu-ray players, 3 new networked home theater systems
LG Electronics has followed up its BD300 with the BD370 and BD390 Blu-ray players. Both feature LG's NetCast Entertainment Access which allows instant streaming of Netflix movies, CinemaNow and YouTube videos. The BD-Live players also have Profile 1.1 Bonus View, 1080p DVD upscaling, support for Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio, and a USB port. The BD390 adds in wireless compatibility and 1 GB of built-in memory. The BD370 is slated for release in 2009's Q2 while the BD390 will be available in Q3.
LG has also added 3 new Blu-ray home home theater systems to its collection. All 3 have 1080p Blu-ray playback, NetCast Entertainment Access, 5.1-channels, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio support, and an iPod dock. The mid-range LHB977 adds a couple of HDMI slots, and substitutes the entry-level LHB954's spherical speakers with a couple of tallboys and a couple of satellite speakers. The flagship LHB979 blows 1000 Watts out of a champagne speaker silhouette and a two wireless rear speaker designed by Mark Levinson. The LHB954, LHB977, and LHB979 will be available in the second quarter of 2009.
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Posted by Justin Davey at January 8, 2009 9:15 AM