LG Electronics has announced a new line up of speakers featuring Artificial Intelligence (AI) ThinQ and Meridian Audio. The new range includes the PK series and the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7.
The LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7 features a cylindrical form as a standalone speaker, measuring 135 x 210.7 x 135 mm with the grille wrapping around for added protection. The speaker is one of the first product with built in Google’s new Android Things platform, wherein users can ask for information, get reports on the weather or to check the calendar, place calls as well as control a whole range of smart home devices.
The WK7 supports Hi-Resolution Audio and can play back lossless stereo audio at up to 24-bit/96kHz quality. Also, the 24-bit up sampling feature converts lower-resolution audio to a high-resolution 24-bit format for a more premium listening experience for all the music lovers. The speaker has Chromecast functionality built in, that can be integrated into a Google-based multi-room audio system, which can then be controlled by voice via Google Assistant.
The PK series come with a carry-on speaker. The front of the speaker features the grille which offers a glimpse of its dual tweeters and woofers. The speaker comes with dual passive radiators and bass presets and features voice command which helps you control your speaker with your voice.
The speaker has weather-proof/splash-proof (IPX5) design allowing you to use it by the pool or even under the sprinklers.
While the PK series is available in three variants PK3, PK5 and PK7 and are priced at Rs 10,990, Rs 14,990, and Rs 22,990, the LG W7ThinQ costs Rs.27,990.