It’s known as the StanbyME Go (sure, that’s “stan” and never “stand”), and it’s basically a 27-inch, 1080p pill in a tough, protecting suitcase shell so it could actually simply be transported world wide for impromptu displays, streaming, and video games.
Nicely, the phrase “simply” could also be pushing it a little bit. In response to the LG website, it weighs in at 12.7 kg, which would definitely pressure the arm after a short time.
Is it a pill or a TV? Whereas the presence of touchscreen controls appears to point the previous, it runs the identical webOS platform discovered on LG’s televisions, and in addition comes with a distant. Throw in an HDMI port, and you may definitely make the case for it being a TV.
No matter it’s, the display extends out of the suitcase through a stand and will be twisted to be used in panorama or portrait mode. It can be left flat, with LG’s promotional pictures exhibiting it doubling up as each a large chessboard or a digital turntable when on this mode.
Crucially, it has a built-in battery that guarantees three hours’ use. Meaning you need to use it exterior on a picnic, as LG appears to counsel, and also you’ll have sufficient battery life to get by means of The Batman, benefiting from its built-in four-channel, 20-watt Dolby Atmos audio system.
One factor missing from the system is a digicam — which is a curious omission given it appears ultimate for video calling. That’s doable, however requires you to awkwardly mirror a smaller system like a telephone or pill.
It’s undoubtedly a distinct segment product, however one that can definitely enchantment to some. Certainly, that is really the second model of the StanbyME. The primary was additionally a 27-inch display, however one which got here on a stand with wheels, with none extra safety.
With this model, it appears like LG is taking portability to an entire new degree. It goes on sale in Korea on July 7, with a worth of 1.17 million Received — or round £725.