You don’t have to watch or any of the on just any old television — LG is releasing a special edition of its that’s tailor-made for them. The Galactic Empire-styled TV was revealed on the show floor of the last month, and is from Tuesday.
It’ll set you back $2,999, making it pricier than standard model (which can be found for around ).
This edition of the C2 features a Star Wars-inspired on-screen menu system, aesthetics and packaging that features Darth Vader. It also comes loaded with exclusive galleries of Star Wars content — from original, illustrated storyboards to posters of iconic scenes.
The Star Wars C2 will include a themed Magic Remote, and its user interface will mimic the . You’ll also hear the Sith Lord’s terrifying breathing when you turn the TV on.
There will be only 501 units released in the US — a reference to the and Vader’s elite stormtrooper unit in-universe — and each TV will include a numbered certificate of authenticity. Given Star Wars fans’ traditional passion for collectibles and limited-edition items, you can expect it to sell out almost immediately. It’s unclear when it’ll ship, but we’ve reached out to LG for comment.
“The C2 offers image quality that’s a clear step above any non-OLED TV I’ve seen, a bigger range of sizes than ever — including a new 42-inch option — and a price that’s not too steep,” CNET’s David Katzmaier said of the .