LG Electronics will soon start rolling out its XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 smart speaker in United States. Pricing and additional details will be announced locally at the time of availability. The device was first unveiled back in January 2018.
The LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 speaker has dimensions of 370 x 244 x 145 mm and weighs about 1.51 Kg. It comes in Black color and sports an 8-inch HD Touch Screen. The speaker combines its Smart display along with the capabilities of Google Assistant and unparalleled sound quality. It runs on Android Things Operating System.
The WK9 leverages LG’s partnership with Meridian Audio, and industry-leading innovator in high performance audio solutions. The LG smart speaker is more than capable to deliver high-fidelity sound, precise vocal definitions and accurate bass, even with its compact form factor.
It has a front facing camera for video conferences. There are 2Ch / 20W speakers, which are the most powerful smart speakers with Meridian technology. The display also allows users to enjoy Youtube videos and access resources like Google Photos and Google Maps.
Additionally, this smart speaker can control other LG ThinQ products in the home such has LG TV’s, Home appliances and more than 10,000 smart devices from over 1000 brands that work with Google Assistant.
Seo Young-jae, head of the convergence audio and video business division at LG’s Home Entertainment Company. –
Our partnerships with Google and Meridian Audio allows us to offer a new home entertainment experience with the smart capabilities of the Google Assistant and the premium audio know-how that only Meridian could deliver. Unlike other AI speakers where sound quality takes a back seat to the brain, the WK9 is first and foremost a high fidelity audio product that also happens to be intelligent.