LG has unveiled the UltraGear GP9 active gaming speaker that looks good with the UltraGear monitors. However, this is not just a soundbar. The column has a built-in flagship 32-bit DAC ESS 9038Pro. The speaker is Hi-Res Audio certified, supports virtual eight-channel surround sound (7.1), and the built-in noise-canceling microphone allows the LG UltraGear GP9 to be used for voice chat in games and online communication.
Connectivity options include USB-C, optical S / PDIF, and Bluetooth. There is an output with a diameter of 3.5 mm for connecting a headset. There is also support for DTS Headphone: X and a customizable equalizer that can be adjusted via the LG XBOOM app. Voice assistants Google Assistant and Apple Siri are also supported. The column is decorated with RGB lighting.
The speaker configuration includes two 50mm full-range speakers and two 20mm speakers, which are responsible for the reproduction of the “treble”. The total output power is 20 W. The speaker is portable, that is, it is equipped with a rechargeable battery. The battery capacity is 2600 mAh. According to LG, a single charge lasts 6 hours.
The column is estimated by the manufacturer at $ 500.