The first smart speaker from LG appeared on sale in Russia

The first smart speaker from LG with voice assistant Alice from Yandex went on sale in Russia. The novelty is being released as part of the LG XBOOM series of audio systems with the suffix AI ThinQ, which the manufacturer means equipping the device with artificial intelligence and the ability to connect to a smart home system. The model is called WK7Y and differs from other smart speakers in high sound quality. The speaker reproduces high resolution audio. High definition sound is a lively and natural sound, as if in a studio or at a concert next to your favorite musicians. Moreover, LG has joined forces with MERIDAN, a pioneer in the development of high-quality audio technology. Thanks to this collaboration, more people around the world can listen to music and films in the full sense that they truly intended from the very beginning. The combined efforts of the developers of MERIDIAN, which has 40 years of history, and LG Audio with more than 60 years of experience, allows us to proudly demonstrate the results of the joint collaboration. In addition to the LG WK7Y, MERIDIAN technologies are also integrated in the new LG SL10Y, SL9Y, SL8Y soundbars and the LG XBOOM Go series of portable speakers. Built-in Clear Vocal and Enhanced Bass modes work by default and provide great sound that matches the high musical taste. Clear Vocal mode allows you to enjoy the artist’s voice without distortion even at maximum volume. Enhanced Bass.LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7Y strengthens the drum beats and deep tones of the bass. It plays streaming audio directly from the Yandex.Music service without connecting additional devices. The speaker can reproduce lossless stereo sound with a sampling frequency of up to 96 kHz and a depth of 24 bits, so that the sound becomes clearer, and the listening experience is even more enjoyable. Alice’s voice assistant will deliver the music, wake you up to work, remind you to call your mother, and answer millions of questions. Alice is always ready to chat and easily finds a common language with the children. Use your voice to instantly receive weather information, sports news and much more. Currently, the LG WK7Y smart speaker can carry out tasks within the smart home system, for example, turn on or off the lights, control smart sockets and other home devices. Regardless of the environment, the LG XBOOM AI ThinQ WK7Y will look stylish. Titan Black color and elegant design will fit into any interior space. The recommended retail price is 9 990 rubles. Main technical characteristics: – Output power (RMS) / Total: 30 W, Broadband speaker 3.5 inches + Twitter 0.8 inches – Streaming services audio: Yandex.Music- Voice assistant functions Alice: weather, news, alarm clock, timer, voice control: supported language – Russian- Device functions: Reset button (reset), microphone mute, play / pause, voice assistant button, volume + / -, button in selection of functions, support for the Yandex application (iOS / Android) – Dimensions (WxHxD, cm): 13.5 x 21.1 x 13.5- Color: black Source: LG press release

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