Just how smart do you need a washer to be? LG's Smart Thinq
top-loading washer earns an advanced degree by adding Internet connectivity and
a touch-screen panel, which let users program information, monitor laundry
remotely, and connect to a smartphone or tablet to download specialty cycles
for dealing with tough stains and other problems. The machine is even smart
enough to run self-diagnostics when there's a problem and send the information
out for remote troubleshooting. Users can pair the brushed graphite steel
washer with a companion Smart Thinq dryer, either electric or gas.
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