LG Announces New Speaker Line-Up Along with Its First Assistant Speaker ThinQ

December 29, 2017, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

LG is hopping on to the smart speaker bandwagon with one of its own. The company has announced the new entries to its ThinQ speaker setup including a new smart assistant-powered tabletop speaker, although sans a personal assistant of its own.

LG will instead be playing it safe by roping in Google Assistant as the digital assistant in its ThinQ Speaker. Additionally, it will be communicating with all the SmartThing appliances from LG in addition to smartphones. On the speaker front, ThinQ will be powered by Meridian Au it will be communicating with all the SmartThing appliances from LG. On the speaker front, ThinQ will be powereddio that will up the hi-res audio capabilities of the device.


LG ThinQ would also hopefully be the first non-Google device to utilize the full potential of the Assistant. Back during September, when LG announced its Assistant-powered speaker plans, it was revealed that the company would make sure that the speakers will come with all the conveniences of having a digital assistant. To turn that true, LG ThinQ would definitely have to line along with the smartphone capabilities of the Google Assistant.

There’s no info regarding the price-details of the device or about when it would get released. LG is prepped up to showcase the device along with the rest in CES 2018. As with the other additions, LG will also be displaying the new LG SK10Y soundbar that comes with a 550W speaker, lossless audio technology, Chromecast support and 5.1.2 channels. Additionally, it will also be launching the LG PK portable speakers with 24-bit audio support. All the new additions will have the Meridian Audio technology to power up the audio output.

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