LG Signature Refrigerator
The smart refrigerator has long been a CES boondoggle — a much celebrated but ultimately unloved product. LG’s new chill customer is an ingenious exception, a high performance French-door style fridge that’s just full of practical magic. On the upper right door is a large shaded glass panel. Rap the glass with your knuckle and the shading disappears and you’re able to have a peak inside so you can take your time browsing without causing a meltdown in the process. For those times when you’ve got an armful of groceries or a couple six-packs in-hand, place your toe on the floor at the center of the fridge and it’ll automatically open sesame (and in case you change your mind or your kids discover this tantalizing shortcut, the doors will re-latch after four seconds). We also love that the internal compartments are completely lined in stainless steel, which keeps temps steady and blissfully odor free.
[Price TBD; lg.com]