LG announces eight new 8K TV’s with built-in HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support
LG has announced it will release eight new 8K TV models in 2020, all of which will feature built-in HomeKit and AirPlay 2 support, soon to be available in sizes ranging from 65-inches to 88-inches.
The TVs, which will be officially unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show next week, will exceed the official 8K Ultra HD definition set by the Consumer Technology Association, according to LG who boast the line will be able to play native 8K content and will be split into models featuring 8K LG NanoCell and LG Signature OLED 8K technology.
The addition of HomeKit support will allow for the TVs to be controlled via the Home app on iOS, iPadOS, watchOS and tvOS, and added AirPlay 2 support means the TVs will interact with other AirPlay 2 devices as well as being able to be controlled via Siri voice commands.
The TV’s will feature a new AI processor which offers optimized picture and sound quality through deep learning as well as the ability to recognize faces and text on the screen, fine-tuning and sharpening for natural skin tones, better defined facial features, and clearer characters.