LG XBOOM AI THINQ WK9 SMART Display Speaker

LG XBOOM AI THINQ WK9 SMART Display Speaker
KEY POINTS
  • The LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 fills your day with all beautiful audio.
  • It features an 8 inches touch display with stereo speakers which is developed by Meridian and it is powered by the google assistant.
  • The screen and speaker grills are angled slightly upward a standard design element for nearly all smart displays.

Seeing beyond just hearing meet your perfect entertainment Smart Display with 8 inches HD screen and Meridian’s premium sound. You can now watch You Tube videos, listen to music and get visual answers rather than simply listening and get the visuals powered by the Google Assistant search. Complete your entertainment while an 8 inches HD display and meridian turned speaker, The LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK9 fills your day with all beautiful audio. Experience exceptional sound developed with meridian, the British pioneer of High resolution audio. See what you need at a glance just ask the google assistant for recipes, videos, weather and more.

Follow step by step recipe instruction pull up down videos on YouTube or even manage your shopping list. With an 8 inch HD display, you can enjoy an enhanced visual experience. Relive the moments that matter view and display your memories saved on Google photos, keep in touched ones with hand free video calling with your family. The smart way to control your home Use your voice to control over 5000 smart home products such as lights, thermostats etc.

Detailed Specifications

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  1. It features an 8 inches touch display with stereo speakers which is developed by Meridian and it is powered by the google assistant.
  2. The screen is very crisp, it speakers are loud and it is just functional as the normal google assistant in your devices that work with the voice commands.
  3. It looks as blocky and nondescript. The rectangular display is surrounded by a matte black plastic body with a metal speaker grills on the front, framing the glossy central panel that holds the camera and a silver LG logo in addition to the screen.
  4. The screen and speaker grills are angled slightly upward a standard design element for nearly all smart displays.
  5. A narrow panel on the very top of the display that holds a mechanical switch for physically sliding a privacy cover in front of the camera flanked by two microphone holes. A wider panel titled slightly back feature a large mic mute without button.
  6. There are two touch-sensitive volume buttons marked only with white paint, you can mute the mic without looking.
  7. Speaker grille holes can be found in the plastic on the back of the display and a power connector for the included adapter sits recessed on the bottom with a small notch for running the cable out the back.
  8. The screen looks very gorgeous and crisp with the 1280×800 resolution which is mostly 720P.
  9. The meridian design stereo speaker’s offers you the great sound that you would love to be listen for the size of the display, it capably handles the deep bass without any noticeable distortion.
  10. The google assistance in this device works identically to the google home hub and the others, and require the same process to make it online once it is online you can command it with starting “Hey Google” then your queries.
  11. It can even control your smart home devices supporting many major brands including plugs, Thermostats , hue lights, vacuums and locks along with the full support for all the LG own ThinQ AI appliances.
  12. The connected devices get their own touch controls on the display, which you can summon by swiping down from the top of the screen or by your voice. Lights get toggle switches or dimming sliders etc.
  13. Google Assistant also let you make phone calls to most North American numbers, you can also make video calls over Google Duo.
  14. For Entertainment purpose on the WK9 is very google centric, you can play videos from YouTube, CBS, HBO, Starz etc. The music is available via Deezer, Google Play Music, Pandora, Spotify and YouTube Music apart from this you cannot use the third one to watch or listen to.
  15. The WK9 also features Bluetooth for Streaming audio directly from any mobile devices.

Specifications

  • Dimensions 12.6×5.2×5.3 inches
  • Weight 4 pounds (1.8 Kg)
  • Google Assistant Available
  • Screen Resolution 1280×800
  • Screen size 8 inches
  • Video Calling Available
  • Chrome cast Available
  • Audio Technology Meridian Audio Technology

Out of the box you will get the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ and the power connector for that along with it, with a quick starter guide in the box. The price of this device is 220$ (Rs. 15,700), the price varies from one platform to other platform form 197$ in one and 250$ when you buy it from the Adorama.

Plan for Launch

This device is launched in the year 2018 December and made available to purchase in the quarter 1 of 2019

Cons

The design is clunky that not look like a professional one and the sound quality isn’t good enough to justify the price, this one doesn’t have the 1080P display instead, where everyone uses the 1080P as the standard one, the meridian stereo speaker also not up to the mark, and the bass drum of this device hits the flirt with poppiness, They didn’t mentioned the water resistance for this product and The phone calling support is only for the north Americans mostly, they even didn’t announced about the camera used in this one for calling , the services are restricted to only the specified to above ones and many other noticed that the google duo calls looks pixelated on the screen

Company Details

This smart display speaker is develop by the company LG which is known for Life’s good. Their brand is known for enhancing customer’s life with LG’s product that comes with great value, benefits, promise and personality, they have been manufacturing TV, Computers, Appliances, Air Conditioners and mobile Phones, they wish to maintain their hard- earned reputation for bringing added value to the lives of consumers. They are focused on developing new innovations across the globe. They are committed to providing electronic products that helps customers live better. Top support this, they wish to continue bringing added value to the lives of consumers. They offer a wide range of products across areas including, TV & Home Entertainment, Kitchen, Laundry, Computer, Air conditioning & solar etc. This company was established in the year 1958 October and the Chief executive officer is Koo Kwang-mo.

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