In addition to the new Magic Remote, the latest version of LG’s Smart TV platform provides viewers with a more enjoyable and intuitive content discovery experience.
LG ThinQ AI, which was upgraded in webOS 6.0, supports new voice commands for both the Google Assistant and the Amazon Assistant, making it easier than ever to manage TV and search across streaming services, the Internet and broadcast channels.
Users familiar with webOS immediately notice the attractively updated home screen redesign to improve ease of use and meet viewers’ changing content consumption habits.
The new home screen provides faster access to the most used apps and simplifies content discovery with recommendations based on user preferences and viewing history.
They are all displayed full screen to show your preferred content and related information in one glance, and the new home page acts as a central hub for settings and the larger webOS ecosystem.
In addition to the new premium design, the Magic Remote provides simpler controls when using voice recognition with LG’s multiple AI offerings, such as: LG ThinQ, Google Assistant, or Amazon Assistant.
Easy to navigate, use and carry, the new Magic Remote offers more user-friendly features, including faster connections between TV and other devices, and hotkeys to access popular content providers such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
And the one-touch NFC function on the Magic Remote called Magic Tap provides instant access to a host of exciting viewing capabilities.
After touching the NFC-enabled smartphone to the remote control, viewers can share content from their phones to the TV or vice versa.
Users can view the content stored on their mobile phones through LG TVs while still using their favorite smartphone apps and features.
Utilizing the latest in AI technology, TV voice controls and Magic Remote, all viewers need to do to get the information they need is speak.
Magic Explorer, an enhanced version of Magic Link, provides informational content related to what is displayed on the screen so that viewers can learn more about the actors, locations and other elements of interest in the movies and shows they are watching.
The content-based feature also provides an easier and more friendly shopping experience for products that appear across select broadcast channels and LG TV services by changing the color of the indicator whenever Magic Explorer has information to share.
Moreover, the new Next Picks feature analyzes viewers’ preferences to discover more content suited to their tastes.
Using view history data, Next Picks recommends two live shows or set-top boxes plus a single VOD title or app, saving viewers time in finding what they want to watch next.