LG Electronics Launching A U.S. Google Smart TV In May

Posted May 7, 2012

LG Electronics is the world’s number two largest TV marker. They plan to launch an Internet-enabled TV based on Google in the U.S. on the week of May 21st. LG and Google are preparing for battle against the upcoming Apple smart TV product.

“Production of Google TVs will start from May 17 from our factory in Mexico and U.S. consumers will be able to buy the product from the week of May 21,” stated LG EVP of LG’s TV business unit Ro Seogho.

Google TV will allow viewers to access Google’s search services and YouTube from their TV screens. Ro said LG will consider expanding to Europe and Asia after reviewing sales performances in the U.S. Currently there is no details about shipment target, price details, or screen sizes.