LG ships MT93 Personal Smart TV to your dorm this March

College students and studio apartment tenants still don't have many options for advanced TVs; they often have to make do with a PC monitor or find a way to cram a bigger TV set into a tiny space. It's a good thing that LG's MT93 Personal Smart TV is shipping to Europe this month, then. The 27-inch, IPS-based upgrade to last year's model carries the same smart app platform, 3D imagery and Magic Remote as LG's larger sets while doubling as a monitor for HDMI-equipped PCs. It even stuffs in wireless sharing support that rarely makes it to small TVs, such as Miracast and WiDi. LG hasn't said which other countries will get the MT93, but international expansion plans later this year could please at least a few more campus dwellers.

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LG IPS PERSONAL SMART TV DELIVERS HUGE ENTERTAINMENT IN A COMPACT PACKAGE

Stylish MT93 Delivers Exceptional Entertainment Experience for Bedrooms and Dorms

SEOUL, Mar. 08, 2013 ㅡ LG Electronics (LG) announced its new 27-inch MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV, designed for individuals who desire a big viewing experience without the big footprint. With stellar Smart TV capabilities and excellent connectivity options, LG's Personal Smart TV is the perfect entertainment hub for both singles and students. It boasts a vivid IPS displayand a thin yet elegant bezel design that harmonizes with any modern interior while also doubling as a PC monitor.

"The MT93 LG IPS Personal Smart TV is a brilliant personal smart entertainment centerpiece, ideally suited for individual spaces," said Il-geun Kwon, Senior Vice President and Head of the LG Home Entertainment Company's IT Business Unit. "LG designed its Personal Smart TV lineup to meet the growing demand for compact, multipurpose devices suitable for bedrooms, studio apartments and dormitories. The MT93 is the best in its class and its thin bezel design belies a well-rounded set of features that consumers have come to expect from LG's large screen Smart TVs."

Like LG's bigger brethren, the MT93 provides access to a vast range of online content, broadcasts, VoD and apps from global and local providers. It's easy to search and select from LG's comprehensive content collection on the Smart Home interface with its convenient Premium Content menu. This categorized section offers users popular services such as Facebook, Netflix and Hulu Plus, as well as the extensive content libraries found in LG's 3D World and Game World. LG's Smart TV platform is so easy to use that it was recently honored with a coveted 2013 iF communication design award for its user interface, which includes Smart Home, Voice Mate and other outstanding features.

LG's Smart TV platform also delivers convenient content sharing and screen mirroring via WiDi and Miracast. With Mobile High-definition Link (MHL), users can play games or display smartphone content on the MT93 while charging their mobile devices at the same time. The TV ships with LG's next generation Magic Remote, which uses voice recognition, gesture, scroll and click controls deliver a smooth and natural way of navigating the LG Smart TV ecosystem. The MT93 also offers Picture-in-Picture (PIP) capability allowing users to view two different shows at the same time or browse their Facebook account which watching their favorite prime time sitcom.

The LG IPS Personal Smart TV performs equally well as a high-end monitor when connected to a computer. And with a built-in browser, users can even surf the internet without a PC simply by connecting a keyboard and mouse to the MT93. What's more, two HDMI connections and three USB ports make transferring content to LG's Personal Smart TV easier than ever before.

The MT93 uses LG's In-plane Switching (IPS) display technology, producing a picture quality that has few rivals. IPS displays outperform Twisted Nematic (TN) and Vertical Alignment (VA) technologies with their vivid colors that look lifelike from almost any angle. But beauty isn't limited just to the images on the screen. The slim CINEMA SCREEN design accentuates the immersive viewing experience. This understated yet elegant frame is matched to an equally graceful stand which would look at home in any room.

The MT93 IPS Personal Smart TV will be introduced this month in Europe followed by other select regions worldwide.

Specifications

MT93

Screen Size

27-inch

Resolution

Full HD 1920 x 1080

Display

IPS / 3D

Brightness, C/R

250nits, Mega

Response Time

GTG: 5ms1

Wireless

Miracast, WiDi

Interface

HDMI x 2 (MHL ready), Composite, Component,

USB x 3 (Media, Keyboard/Mouse), LAN

Speaker

7W x 2 (3D Sound Zooming)

Functions

Smart TV, 2D to 3D Conversion (H/W),

Magic Remote,USB Quick View, WOL2

3D Glasses

2EA (Normal)