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LG wants you to talk to your ref with new InstaView Refrigerator

We always look forward to LG’s smart home offerings because not only do they look sleek, they’re plenty helpful, too. This year’s appliances are no exceptions. The South Korean company shows off its latest wares at CES 2021’s virtual conference, and we’re excited to talk about our favorite products below.

InstaView Refrigerator

LG’s new InstaView Door-in-Door refrigerators get some new convenient additions we certainly wished our refs had, so we’re not surprised it’s a CES 2021 Innovation Awards Best of Innovation winner. 

These side-by-side refs have 23% larger InstaView windows and stainless-steel flat door design to blend seamlessly into your modern kitchen. With the InstaView window, you need to knock twice on the transparent glass to see what’s inside. Its door-in-door design gives you quick access to often-used items without needing to open the entire ref, which helps minimize cold air loss and extend food freshness.

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As with other products to come out during the COVID-19 pandemic era, the InstaView Refrigerator comes with new UVnano tech built into the water dispenser to reduce bacteria that could get into the water you drink.  

LG brings its Craft Ice tech to its side-by-side InstaView refs this year. It produces two-inch, slow-melting ice balls that make drinks look great while keeping them cool longer.

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Most importantly, some of the new InstaView models get voice recognition. You can ask the ref to open its door for you when your hands are full or get information on your schedule of the day and whether it still has ice and water in its dispensers.

With Amazon Dash Replenishment, homeowners can order replacement water filters by linking their Amazon account with the LG ThinQ app.

InstaView Range

LG’s new InstaView Range lessens the number of appliances you’ll need to make delicious meals at home. This new 6.3 cu. ft. capacity slide-in range adds Air Sous Vide technology for the first time alongside Air Fry mode and ProBake Convection.

Say goodbye to having to do water baths or using clunky countertop appliances when you want to sous vide. LG Air Sous Vide can maintain temperatures between 38 to 96 degrees Celsius for up to 48 hours without water to deliver consistent results.

The new range also features LG’s Air Fry technology for guilt-free frying and ProBake Convection to help you roast meats to perfection or bake cookies, cake, and pies perfectly.

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It also has an InstaView oven panel that lights up with two quick knocks, LED-illuminated knobs, smart functions, and EasyClean surfaces. LG is dialing up the cooking power with a dual 22k BTU burner on this new gas-equipped range. It can rapidly achieve high heat to boil quickly or turn down to a true simmer.

With the ThinQ app, you can control and monitor what’s happening with this range. It works with Google Assistant- and Amazon Alexa-enabled smart speakers, too. LG also has partners like SideChef, Innit, Drop, and Tovala to make cooking an enjoyable and comfortable experience.

CordZero ThinQ A9 Kompressor+

Now, if you want cleaning to be less of a hassle, LG’s new CordZeroThinQ A9 Kompressor+ can automatically clean out the dustbin for you. This stick vacuum promises to work effectively on all floor types and comes with a charging station stand that recharges and cleans out the bin for you.

When CordZeroThinQ A9 Kompressor+ is docked, the dustbin container’s contents are automatically sucked into the charging station and collected in an attached dust bag. Once the dustbin cleaning process is done, the vacuum continues to recharge.

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The charging station also serves as storage for this vacuum’s accessories and nozzles. You can adjust settings through its full touch display or initiate the dustbin cleaning mode manually from there.

We don’t have pricing or availability details yet, but we’ll make sure to update when we get that information.

Check out more of our CES 2021 coverage here.