LG has announced that it has formed a new partnership with Amazon to bring HDR streaming content to its range of webOS based LG Smart TVs.
LG has said that Amazon is the first provider that it offering HDR content on its LG OLED 4K TVs, and a number of shows will be made available to LG TV owners.
Beginning today, popular and award-winning Amazon Original Series Transparent and Mozart in the Jungle as well as the pilot episode of upcoming comedy series Red Oaks are now available to stream on HDR on LG’s latest OLED 4K Ultra HD TVs, including the just-announced EF9500 Flat OLED 4K TV series, some EG9600 and EG9200 models and the Curved OLED 4K TV series. The EF9500 series comes with full HDR capability built in, allowing consumers to play back HDR content from both streaming content partners and external source devices. LG’s EG9600 series received a firmware update so consumers can stream content from current and future providers.
“By partnering with Amazon to deliver HDR content on LG’s OLED TV, we are confident we can deliver the best viewing experience available on a TV today for HDR content,” said Lee In-kyu, senior vice president and head of the TV and monitor division at LG’s Home Entertainment Company. “The streaming content market has grown enormously in the last few years and our partnership will bring the best in picture quality to more consumers.”
LG have said that they will be showing off this new Amazon Video feature on their range of LG Smart TVs at IFA this week.