July 9, 2008 LG Electronics has unveiled a new media device coupling a digital photo frame with portable DVD capabilities. The Digital Photo Frame and DVD Player (DP392G) is a single unit image and video display aimed at those seeking an easy way of loading their photos onto a digital photo display.
Digital photo frames are becoming increasingly popular and multi-purpose, such as the HDTV, digital cookbook and digital photo frame kitchen combo released earlier in 2008. This new unit from LG brings together innovative technology with sleek design and portability, allowing users to share their photos or watch DVDs in any location. It features an 8inch LCD screen (16:9) with 256 MB built in flash memory and a two channel stereo speaker. The device supports a range of image, video and audio formats including WMA, DVD, Video CD, Audio CD, MP3, WMA and JPEG. The 3-in-1 memory card slot accommodates SD, MMC, MS cards, while the USB port enables DivX, MP3 and JPEG playback.
An in-built battery allows for three and half hours of playback ensuring ample viewing time. The device also includes a photo editing function for basic image manipulation. A carry bag, car charger and remote control are all included with the package. Retailing for US$229.99, the Digital Photo Frame and DVD Player is available for purchase now.