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LG 50LF580
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LG 50LF580

50" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, 50LF580 owners rated this TV 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Some LG 50LF580 owners who reviewed the LG 50LF580 said that it was good quality. Adam D. said on Amazon in October “The tv picture quality is great and looks very stylish awesome tv would have been” in his LG 50LF580 review. Saleem C. mentioned in their review on Amazon “Very good tv! Good picture quality and good price” and rated this TV as very good. Tanya Marie Barlow said on Amazon in October “The quality of sound is good” in her review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

Several LG 50LF580 owners who purchased the product agreed that it had good picture quality.

One LG 50LF580 reviewer considered that the product was good for watching sport. Colin M wrote in his LG 50LF580 review on Amazon in October last year “I will be installing a sound bar which I think is required if you like good volume for sport etc”.

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Good Brand

LG is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and LG also has good ratings for its large TVs.

Nice Design

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was good looking. This year Adam D. gave it a rating of 4 stars and he said “Looks very stylish awesome tv would have been 5 stars”.


One person who purchased this TV concluded that it was well made.

One LG 50LF580 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was reliable. Mr Kevin Parker mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Didn't have any of these problems with my trusty Panasonic plasma” in his review of this TV but in spite of that he scored this TV 1 stars.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

One person considered that the LG 50LF580 was good for watching YouTube on. A few weeks ago Tanya Marie Barlow wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon “The remote is came with isn't very good looks cheap and is unresponsive at times and when I'm on YouTube typing with it takes time” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One LG 50LF580 reviewer who bought this TV wrote that it had good apps. Tanya Marie Barlow said this month “The apps I found are ok” .

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Good Connectivity

One person who bought the LG 50LF580 concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Saleem C. wrote on Amazon “The built in internet browser is a bit slow” and scored it 5 stars.

Good Sound Quality

A few LG 50LF580 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Tanya Marie Barlow mentioned in her review of this TV “Bad points are - - sound without a sound bar doesn't go massively loud”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 50LF580 owner considered that it was noisy. In October this year Adam D. wrote on Amazon “It doesn't seem to get very loud its satisfactory for room”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 50LF580 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 50LF580.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony KDL-55W755[plb_2863381_price], or the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price] which has better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-50CS620[plb_2798610_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 50LF580 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a WiFi connection.

Other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include the Sony KDL-55W755[plb_2863381_price] which has better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-50CS620[plb_2798610_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Sony KDL-50W756[plb_2796459_price] is also worth considering.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Inferior Remote Control

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 50LF580 did not have a good remote control.

Not 3D Compatible

Most large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50LF580 are not 3D compatible. The LG 50LF580 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price], or the Philips 50PFT6550[plb_2867659_price] or the Philips 55PFT6550[plb_2867655_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50LF580 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 50LF580 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50LF580 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 50LF580 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the Sharp LC-50LE771[plb_2517722_price] is also worth considering.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 50LF580

Released Over a Year Ago

This LG television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Thickness

At 55.8 millimeters, the LG 50LF580 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 50LF580.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-50W756[plb_2796459_price] (59mm).

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User Reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2016 by Mr Kevin Parker

Very disappointing TV for sports enthusiasts. Can't fault ordinary programmes but when it comes to football and cricket especially, it suffers dreadfully from DSE (dirty screen effect). Contacted... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2016 by Johanna Gibbs
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV! Amazing for watching films, especially blue ray. Excellent delivery, arrived quickly.

(Verified Purchase)

The tv picture quality is great and looks very stylish awesome tv would have been 5 stars but it doesn't seem to get very loud its satisfactory for room and normal viewing but even max volume... Read more…

Reviewed 7 March 2016 by Tanya marie barlow

I got this to replace my outdated 32 inch hd ready Alba tv! The first tv I purchased when I moved out and it lasted and was fantastic! Anyway the size is nice not too big considering its 50 inch I... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Saleem C.
(Verified Purchase)

Very good tv! good picture quality and good price, the built in internet browser is a bit slow and the tv remote is slightly unresponsive at times, but the tv itself is bang on...

Reviewed 20 November 2015 by Alex
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome TV! great value...

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by Colin M
(Verified Purchase)

The TV arrived very promptly as promised. Good points are that the picture is fantastic - very crisp and clear. Setup was a doddle and only took a couple of minutes. The TV itself is slylish and... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $77.64
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Total running cost over 5 years $77.64
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 50lf580, lg 50lf580v, refurbished 50lf580, refurbished 50lf580v, lg electronics 50lf580, lg electronics 50lf580v
Barcodes 00635131627156, 08806087140026, 08806087140033, 08806087140040, 08806087140057, 08806087140088