LG had a very nice unveiling. They had great snacks & drinks also. It was an exclusive event as for now Abt (Glenview, IL) is the only place one can pick up the 55 & 65" UHD sets. They had the 84" there also, it was in the middle and the 55 & 65 were at it's sides. One thing I learned at the presentation about 3D UHD LED is that viewing 3D at too high or two low angles will reveal ghosting and distortion of the image on the smaller UHD screens. Due to it's size (screen height) It is no problem with the larger 84"UHD sets. The LG reps that were there initially had the 65" set doing 3D but quickly ended it because of the bad off angle that invitees, standing around had. They did it so fast that It was like they were trying to hide it from the crowd. This "side effect" has been discussed in the Sony UHD owners thread. Until I saw the LG presentation, in the back of my mind I thought it was just a Sony thing. The off angle 3D thing was mentioned in one of the early Sony reviews done by Widescreen Review. Hmm, it looks like set manufacturers aren't forthright on this issue at all.
Other than that, the newest LG UHD sets looked great doing their thing with the native 4k demo material and up-converting blu ray material. On the 84" they had the 3D, BD, Rio playing but it did not look crisp, sharp and colorful at all. Instead the colors looked flat and the image quality was flat and dull. I don't know what happened there but on the LG 3D demo material that can be seen in say Best Buy for example on their half-rez, 3D HD sets there is a clip of a baseball game and the colors looked much better in comparison though the picture quality didn't look as sharp or clear as I thought it should be. Perhaps it's LG's up-conversion chip not being up to the task overall though the picture on the 55" playing the recent 2D Oz movie looked great.
I asked a rep about LG's plans for HDMI 2.0 and he said for now they will be using a dongle but the sets coming out this September will have it installed within. Before I could ask if that meant that 2.0 would be official in the fall he was whisked away. They had a nice raffle of four, $100.00 gift cards, two 250.00 cards and the granddaddy $500.00 card. If my wife or I had won, I'd have mentioned it in the first sentence.