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IMPACT Awards 2023

Dealerscope’s annual IMPACT Awards recognize outstanding products in the consumer electronics industry that are practical, unique and are driving forces behind sales on the show floor and online. The variety of product categories ranges from appliances and accessories to hardware, gadgets and services.

The 2023 awards were chosen by tallying the votes of the entire team here at Dealerscope, with special editors’ awards chosen by individual editors.

Congratulations to all the winners!

LG UltraGear Gaming Monitor (45GR95QE)
The LG UltraGear 45GR95QE is the world’s first OLED 240Hz gaming display. Its larger-than-most 45-in. ultrawide screen provides a rapid 0.1ms Gray-to-Gray (GTG) response time, while its innovative OLED display secures outstanding picture quality touting DCI P3 98.5 percent and high contrast ratio. The UltraGear monitor offers the beauty of a large display and space-efficient design. Its anti-glare coating minimizes screen reflections in dark environments, while 21:9 800R curvature maximizes immersion with a large screen. It boasts an adjustable stand that tilts and swivels as well.

LG 97-in. 4K OLED Audio & Video Wireless TV
The LG 97-inch M3 wireless 4K OLED TV is the world’s first consumer TV to offer a wireless 4K 120Hz transmitter embedded module that can send visually lossless video with audio to a display. LG has invented an algorithm that instantly identifies the optimal transmission path, among several, to ensure the seamless wireless transmission of data between the wireless box and the TV. The algorithm minimizes errors during data transfers caused by changing environments to prevent viewing disruptions.

LG WashTower Compact
The LG WashTower Compact is an innovative vertical laundry solution providing increased capacity while lowering the height compared to existing 24-in. stacked washing machines and dryers, so users can clean more without taking up as much space in the laundry room. Plus, vent installation is not required in the dryer, allowing for more flexibility. The WashTower Compact offers a full-size dryer above a full-size front-load washer, delivering ultra-large capacity plus advanced washing in under 30 minutes.

LG Smart InstaView French Door Refrigerator
The ENERGY STAR certified Smart InstaView French Door Refrigerator comes in a sleek, modern design to match any home kitchen design. Plus, LG’s PrintProof finish resists fingerprints and smudges for a distinctive kitchen that handles real-life in style. From pitchers to pint glasses, it’s easy to get a perfect glass or pitcher full of water every time with LG’s Tall Ice & Water Dispenser along with the Measured Fill feature that lets users choose the exact amount of filtered water needed.

LG InstaView Combination Double Wall Oven with Steam Sous Vide & Fry
The LG InstaView Combination Double Wall Oven with Steam Sous Vide and Air Fry offers unparalleled capacity and multifunctional cooking options. With InstaView, users can easily check on the status of their food with two quick knocks illuminating the window to see inside without letting heat escape. Plus, steam cooking in the oven evenly distributes moisture that pairs perfectly with the true convection system for food that’s golden outside and tender inside while steam sous-vide allows users to create restaurant quality meals at home. With air fry built into the oven, homeowners can prepare crispy and flavorful food with no preheating required and no need for another gadget on their countertop.

LG XBOOM 360 Omnidirectional Bluetooth Portable Speaker
The LG XBOOM 360, model X03 boasts an authentic 360° sound and up-firing driver enhances the sound stage so listeners can feel fully immersed from anywhere in the room thanks to perfectly balanced sound. Its distortion-free reflector structure ensures uniform and consistent sound dispersion in every direction. With a 3-way sound system comprised of a Silk Dome tweeter, Glass Fiber Mid speaker and a 4-inch woofer with neodymium magnets, the LG XBOOM 360 speaker delivers different frequencies while bringing extra power, detail and depth to various audio content.

Hisense Mini-Projector Cube C1
Introducing Hisense’s all-new portable category of Laser Cinema, the Mini-Projector Cube C1 offers the largest screen size to date: 150-inches. Featuring a TriChroma, C1 delivers a vivid, immersive movie theater picture room to room and even outdoors. The C1’s small size allows for easy transport, while its ease of setup creates endless opportunities for La With Dolby Vision and HDR10 to further enhance the 4K UHD picture, portable pictures have never looked better, while the addition of Dolby Atmos audio creates an equally immersive soundscape. With Hisense’s biggest screen size and only portable setup, C1 creates more viewing flexibility than ever before – all at a competitive price.

Sleep Number Climate360 Smart Bed
The Sleep Number Climate360 smart bed is the world’s first and only sleep solution to help address temperature concerns, keeping sleepers at their ideal temperature throughout the night. The Climate360 smart bed is designed to help reduce core body temperature, working with one’s natural sleep cycles, actively warming and then cooling the microclimate – the area immediately surrounding each sleeper – for deeper, more restful sleep. Available now, it also offers Sleep Number’s signature effortless firmness adjustability, highly accurate sleep tracking and personalized insights.

Beko BFFD3626ZSS 36-in. French-Dour Stainless-Steel Refrigerator with HarvestFresh
Beko’s new proprietary refrigerator technology, HarvestFresh, puts a new standard of food preservation and the prospect of a healthier diet at the center of the Beko Healthy Kitchen, a collective of the industry’s best people, partnerships, and products committed to the idea of the kitchen as the new intersection of health, wellness and sustainability in the American home.  Redefining what’s possible in refrigeration, HarvestFresh™ is a revolutionary 3-color light technology in the crisper drawer – blue in the morning, red at noon, and green at night – that mimics the 24-hour cycle of the sun to preserve vitamins in fruits and vegetables longer.

Samsung Bespoke 4D Flex with 32-in. Wide Family Hub Refrigerator
Samsung’s popular Family Hub Refrigerator will be available as part of its Bespoke 4D Flex line-up, which means you can customize your refrigerator by mixing, matching and replacing panel colors and finishes based on your personal style and home aesthetic. The refrigerator’s HD display has been increased to an expansive 32 inches and is integrated seamlessly into the fridge for a sophisticated look that aligns with Samsung’s Bespoke design. The Bespoke 4D Flex with 32-in. wide Family Hub is also packed with smart, flexible features that make managing food storage and your smart home easy and convenient.

Smart Radiant Rangetop with Microwave Drawer Oven
This is the first smart radiant rangetop with a microwave drawer oven! The radiant cooktop has two variable cooking zones, including a triple heater to accommodate larger pots and pans. The microwave drawer oven works with Alexa, and the sharp kitchen app is available on the app store and google play. The four convenient cooking zones plus a warmer zone to keep prepared food warm before serving! It can also be installed in an island, peninsula or standard cabinet!

HyperX Armada 27 Gaming Monitor
The HyperX Armada 27 Gaming Monitor is an all-in-one solution, offering a clean, simple setup and higher resolution for sharp, stunning graphics to completely immerse gamers. Unlike most monitors on the market, the Armada 27 Gaming Monitor comes in a complete package with the monitor, a HyperX Armada Single Gaming Mount with an ergonomic Armada arm and an Armada desk mount. Compatible with NVIDIA G-SYNC to eliminate stuttering or input lag, the Armada 27 Gaming Monitor delivers 27 inches of crystal-clear detail with QHD (2560×1440) resolution and an IPS widescreen display for better viewing angles.

Hisense L9H TriChroma Laser TV
This year, Hisense’s award-winning L9 series has even more upgrades to further transform the home theater experience and continue to set the standard for the capabilities of Laser TV. The L9 Series’ triple-laser light engine, TriChroma, is enhanced through Dolby Vision to deliver even more color contrast and detail to the big screen. The L9H ensures consumers never have to sacrifice all of the features they’d expect from a traditional TV.

uThrone Gaming Massage Chair
The uThrone Gaming Massage Chair is the first of its kind – the world’s only gaming chair with innovative, patented massage technology, combined with an ergonomic design and gamer-focused features. OSIM’s uThrone Gaming Massage Chair is an all-in-one solution engineered to cater to every gamer’s total well-being. Prolonged sitting from gaming all day to working from home, can cause discomfort and tension throughout the body – even with an ergonomic chair. As more people spend time at home, it’s vital to have the correct equipment. It’s reported that 88 percent of gamers said an ache-free and relaxed body would enhance gaming performance.

Samsung HW-60C Soundbar
Samsung’s HW-G60C Soundbar is a premium, compact all-in-one audio experience that can be enjoyed from the comfort of a chair or couch. Designed to support the growing community of gamers, Samsung’s HW-G60C Soundbar gives players an alternative to wearing headphones and microphone. Innovatively, it integrates features not found in most soundbars, including four microphones that effectively isolate and amplify users’ voices for virtual assistant functionality, as well as in-game chat while gaming. HW-G60C also leverages its own collection of voices to provide multilingual user feedback. Combining virtual Dolby Atmos sound with hybrid beamforming speakers, echo-cancelling microphones, and ambient lighting, HW-G60C serves as a powerful companion for games, voice chatting, and even control smart IoT devices with an integrated SmartThings hub.

Allstate Electronics Protection Plans
Only the part that is broken on phone is repaired and then it is shipped back to the original owner. Because of this, there is no need to repair surface or cosmetic issues. Customers used to call us with an issue, and we would immediately have them ship their item to us or send out a service technician for diagnosis or repair. Now we troubleshoot TV, appliances, phones, and other items over the phone first. An estimated 20-35 percent of issues are solved over the phone depending on the product type—and don’t need to be shipped to us or receive a service visit.

Smart DIY Massage Chair from OSIM
OSIM’s Smart DIY Chair provides users a functional and versatile massage that’s adaptable to every environment, lifestyle, and living space, and is packed with professional massage programs – backed by massage experts. The Smart DIY Massage Chair combines OSIM’s massage technology, uJolly 2 Smart and uSqueez 2 Smart, to provide a suite of HarmonySync massage programs, available through OSIM’s Well-Being app, for a full-body massage experience. Its versatile design allows users to enjoy separately or together for a personalized, and synchronized massage experience.

uDream Pro Well-Being Chair
The uDream Pro Well-Being Chair is the only well-being chair delivering an immersive VR experience with patented massage technology, allowing users to de-stress through all five senses. The uDream Pro allows users to measure, monitor, and manage stress through AI-powered technology, using the latest electrocardiogram (ECG) technology with biosensors that interpret tension signals in the body – unlike traditional massage chairs. Body Tension Programs are tailored based on individual Body Tension Scores – including varying music options and massage intensities reducing body tension.

Samsung Induction Cooktop
Samsung’s Induction Cooktop brings more power, efficiency and style to the kitchen with a 7,400W Power Burner and Flex Plus Zone that provide a faster and more efficient way to cook your meals. The Induction Cooktop is designed to heat cookware – not the cooktop or anything on it – so it’s safer to use than traditional radiant heating and is easy to wipe clean immediately after cooking. Plus, the 2.25-inch Mono LCD and Cook sensor make it easy to cook healthy, tasty meals, and the hand-rolled magnetic dial adjusts the burner power more intentionally and can be easily detached for cleaning.

Epson EpiqVision Ultra LS800 4K PRO-UHD® Ultra Short-Throw 3-Chip 3LCD Smart Streaming Laser Projector
Equipped with proprietary 4K PRO-UHD and 3-chip 3LCD technology, as well as 4,000 lumens of color and white brightness and full 10-bit HDR color processing, the EpiqVision Ultra LS800 combines an advanced ultra short-throw lens with a laser-array light source to produce vivid colors and deep blacks. The EpiqVision Ultra LS800 also supports 4K HDR content with a refresh rate of 60 Hz and comes equipped with a dedicated HDMI port for gaming, supporting 1080p/120 Hz signals. Integrated with the latest Android TV interface with built-in Google Assistant and an exclusive virtual surround system by Yamaha, the EpiqVision Ultra LS800 delivers the ultimate immersive performance while streaming.

ViewSonic ColorPro VP16-OLED Portable Monitor
The ViewSonic ColorPro VP16-OLED portable display is a 15.6-in. portable monitor designed for creative professionals looking for exceptional color performance with forward-looking OLED technology. The smart and flexible foldable stand design allows for easy height adjustment for users to secure the perfect angle. A protective screen cover doubles as a shading hood for a “dark room” on the road. Professional-grade features deliver rich color uniformity, accuracy, and enhanced details.

Nice/ELAN ITP-12 with 8.7 Upgrade
An already established staple of the smart home, ELAN control systems and touch panels are better than ever before when upgraded to the latest 8.7 software update. Adding to the sleek, modern design of the Nice/ELAN control panel – the latest 8.7 upgrade further engages homeowners’ and end-users’ abilities to control multiple facets of their home from a single interface. Among the many major new easy-to-use features and enhancements are new direct control functionality, Bluetooth player capabilities, an easy access subcategory for utilities management and the first-ever integration with the award-winning 2GIG EDGE panel.

JBL SPINNER BT Turntable from Harman
A Bluetooth-enabled turntable that plays vinyl records wirelessly in perfect time at 33 1/3 rpm for LPs and 45 rpm for EPs and singles. The SPINNER BT pairs easily with portable speakers, soundbars, and headphones via Bluetooth for wireless vinyl playback, with aptXTM HD encoding ensuring that the authentic sound of records isn’t compromised. For a wired connection, the turntable features an analog output with switchable moving magnet phono stage perfect for use with traditional component audio systems or active loudspeaker systems.

JBL Quantum TWS Air from Harman
Featuring JBL QuantumSURROUND and a dual source connection to connect to both a PC and phone at the same time with the included ultra-low latency dongle, the headphones allow users a wire-free gaming experience.

JBL Clip 4 Eco-Edition from Harman
This compact waterproof speaker with integrated carabiner is constructed with 90 percent PCR (Post-Consumer Recycled) plastic and 100 percent recycled fabric on the speaker grille. Its packaging is made from FSC-certified paper with biodegradable soy ink and free of plastic.

EDITORS’ CHOICES
Beko BFFD3626ZSS 36-in. French-Dour Stainless-Steel Refrigerator with HarvestFresh
Beko’s new proprietary refrigerator technology, HarvestFresh, puts a new standard of food preservation and the prospect of a healthier diet at the center of the Beko Healthy Kitchen, a collective of the industry’s best people, partnerships, and products committed to the idea of the kitchen as the new intersection of health, wellness and sustainability in the American home.  Redefining what’s possible in refrigeration, HarvestFresh is a revolutionary 3-color light technology in the crisper drawer – blue in the morning, red at noon and green at night – that mimics the 24-hour cycle of the sun to preserve vitamins in fruits and vegetables longer. This new technology represents an evolution of Beko’s EverFresh+, which was introduced in 2022 to keep produce fresh for 30 days and reduce food costs, waste and extra trips to the grocery store.

Pronto by Cooking Pal
Following on from Multo, its successful multicooker, CookingPal is introducing Pronto, its Smart 8-in-one Pressure Cooker. Pronto brings a whole host of cooking functions into one single device. Functions include pressure cooking, slow cooking, searing, sauteing, steaming, and air frying with the smart air fryer attachment, as well as weighing, thanks to its integrated scale. It provides a seamless, convenient hands-off and safe cooking experience for people who want to outsmart traditional cooking, saving time and effort.

Schlage Encode Plus Smart WiFi Deadbolt
This deadbolt is the first smart lock in North America to support Apple’s latest enhancement to the HomeKit experience with Home Keys compatibility. This update allows users to easily and securely access their homes using their iPhone and Apple Watch leveraging near-field communication (NFC). With a Home Key in Apple Wallet, homeowners have the convenience of Express Mode so they don’t need to unlock their iPhone or Apple Watch to open their lock. And with Power Reserve, users can tap to unlock for up to five hours after their iPhone battery dies.