LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its latest front loading and top loading washer-dryer pairs at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The comprehensive range of convenience-enhancing products also includes the 29-inch front loader washer with TurboWash (model WM8000HVA) which was named an Honoree in this year’s CES Innovation Awards for its high-efficiency washing performance.
LG showcased 29-inch front loading washer-dryers with NFC technology and the 27-inch frontloader washer-dryer models featuring proprietary HeatPump technology. Visitors to CES 2014 will also see the 27-inch toploading washer-dryer pairs with TurboWash and smart washer-dryer units that work with LG’s HomeChat natural language technology.
“LG is dedicated to designing the most efficient technologies possible in an effort to protect our planet and offer greater value to customers,” said Seong-jin Jo, president and CEO of the LG Electronics Home Appliance Company. “As the number one selling front loading washing machine brand in the United States for six consecutive years, LG will continue to put consumers and the environment first.”
Boasting a huge capacity of 5.2 cu.ft., washing king-sized comforters and full sets of bedding in a single load is no challenge. Without compromising cleaning performance, the company’s revolutionary TurboWash technology, can save 20 minutes per load by combining the spin and rinse cycles. Moreover, LG Steam technology removes the toughest dirt, odors and wrinkles while Smart Diagnosis helps users quickly and efficiently troubleshoots almost any issues before they become bigger problems.
Like all of LG’s industry leading washing machines, the 29-inch front loader is built around 6 Motion technologies. The company’s innovative system uses a combination of six different motions to deliver customized washes for a wide variety of clothing. The Inverter Direct Drive motor comes with a 10-year warranty and has been certified by VDE of Germany for its ability to perform effectively for 22 years.
Meanwhile, the moisture inside the dryer is utilized by the Auto Clean System to clean the condenser.Filter Checkers and the Pocket Filter capture dirt particles separated from clothing to further increase drying efficiency.
Another set of 29-inch washer-dryers, offer large capacities and the convenience of near field communication, or NFC, tagging. This wireless technology allows users to download specialized washing cycles to their smartphones to be uploaded to the appliances with a single tap of the phone to the washer.The front loading washer and dryer employ LG’s TurboWash, Steam and 6 Motion technologies. They also feature Allergiene Cycle, Smart Diagnosis.
At this year’s CES, LG will showcased its mega capacity 27-inch top loader washer-dryer. Available in 5.2 cu.ft. and a 5.0 cu.ft. capacities ,the new machines incorporate a new horizontal damping system that allow them to accommodate more laundry than similarly-sized models. The new pairs are the first top loading washer-dryers to incorporate LG’s time-saving TurboWash™ technology.
The dryers in LG’s latest top loading duos are equipped with the LG Easy Load, a two-way door system offering users a hamper-style door or a swing-door. This unique setup lets users load and unload their machines in a manner that is easiest for them. What’s more, LG’s 5.0 cu.ft.pair has front mounted controls, making it possible to select and set wash cycles without having to reach over the machine. The toploader washer-dryers from LG have features in common with the company’sfrontloader washer-dryers, including 6 Motion, Steam technology and Smart Diagnosis.