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LG 55EC9300

soundandvision.com Top Pick PC Mag Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended
54.6" Passive Jun 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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LG 55EC9300 OLED HDTV Review
LG 55EC9300 OLED TV Review.  OLED 1080P 55 vs LCD 4K 55
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21 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This TV is one of the most highly awarded by experts of all the large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

The editors of two expert review sites both said that this LG television was fantastic and gave it their highest award. This TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from both PC Mag and Tomsguide.com.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both thought that this television was good. The expert at Flatpanelshd.com conluded that they would highly recommend this TV and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received a "Recommended" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk, confirming their endorsement.

The editor of one other expert review site decided that this large TV was good. Soundandvision.com gave this LG TV a "Top Pick" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and tomsguide.com the average expert rating of this LG television is 83%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 80 owner reviews this TV has an outstanding overall owner rating.

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 55EC9300 owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. Last year Toptenreviews.com mentioned “Excellent shadow detail”.

A number of people agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Pcmag.com said in their review on expert review site PC Mag “The only way a screen can have the "infinite contrast ratio”. Expert review site Canadahifi.com said “The promise of infinite black levels and an incredible contrast ratio was certain to lay plasma” in their review of this TV.

Several LG 55EC9300 reviewers who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good colour saturation. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review “Deep, rich colors”.

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Nice Design

A few LG 55EC9300 reviewers said in their reviews that this TV was good looking. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned two years ago “Wrap it up in a sexy package” in their review of this TV. Expert website Tomsguide.com scored it very highly and mentioned “LG's OLED TV comes close to perfection, thanks to gorgeous colors, stunning contrast”.

Good Product Quality

A few LG 55EC9300 reviewers who bought it thought it was good quality. Cnet.com said two years ago “The LG 55EC9300 lives up to the promise of OLED with the best picture quality of any TV we've ever reviewed”. Toptenreviews.com said last year “OLED technology delivers brilliant picture quality” in their review. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The picture quality ranks with the best that we have seen”.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 6,043 expert and user reviews, LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs compared to other manufacturers.

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Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the LG 55EC9300 was easy to use. One LG 55EC9300 owner who reviewed the product considered that it had a good interface.

Good High Def TV

A number of customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote “The limited yield for OLED panels, resulting in a high retail cost, has driven most HDTV makers to the sidelines.” in their review of the LG 55EC9300.

Good Size

A number of LG 55EC9300 reviewers concluded that it was thin. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of the LG 55EC9300 in October last year “The LG 55EC9300 is not only slim.”. Toptenreviews.com also wrote “This 55-inch full HD TV measures 0.17 inches at the edges where it is thinnest and 3.1 inches at the center where it is thickest”. Toptenreviews.com also wrote “Slim and sexy panel design”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person considered that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their LG 55EC9300 review “Very good 3D effect with both included glasses”.

3D Compatible

The 55EC9300 is 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 55EC9300 also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55EC9300 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55EC9300 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is the most frequently found display technology on TVs of this age and type.

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Features OLED Technology

The 55EC9300 features OLED technology, unlike most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago which do not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55EC9300 is 21W. The RMS rated power of the LG 55EC9300 of 40 Watts is one of the highest amongst TVs of this age and type.

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Has Six Sound Modes

The LG 55EC9300 has a greater number of sound modes than most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55EC9300. The sound modes "News", "Standard", "Movie", "Sports" and "Game" are also found on this LG television.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The 55EC9300 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 55EC9300. The audio formats "HE-AAC", "AC3", "PCM" and "EAC3" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 55EC9300 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. The smart modes "Vivid", "Sports", "Cinema" and "Standard" are also found on this LG TV.

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Light

Across all the comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55EC9300 the weights range from 1.8kg to 63kg. The LG 55EC9300 is fairly light (only 14.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that were released more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55EC9300 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 55EC9300 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that have been around for more than two years. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the 55EC9300. The image formats "MPO" and "JPS" are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The LG 55EC9300 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that came out more than two years ago. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Fairly Thick

The LG 55EC9300 has one of the thicker thicknesses (80 millimeters) amongst televisions of this age. Across all the televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55EC9300 the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EC9300

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 55EC9300.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age. 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Display Technology
Smart TV
App
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included

5 Awards

soundandvision.com Top Pick PC Mag Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended

Expert Reviews

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The LG 55EC9300 is not only slim, but it is also a 3D TV, a smart TV and a curved OLED TV. This 55-inch full HD TV measures 0.17 inches at the edges where it is thinnest and 3.1 inches at the... Read more…

OLED technology delivers brilliant picture quality
The curved display is no mere gimmick
WebOS supports one of the best smartTV user interfaces we've seen
Blacks, contrast, and shadow detail to die for
Lightweight
1080p resolution, not 4K
Much higher price tag than LCD TVs of the same size and resolution
Not 4K
Cinema mode soft in default settings
Minor concerns over image retention
8 April 2015

Not long ago, few people had the opportunity to lay their eyes on an emerging video display technology named OLED. The promise of infinite black levels and an incredible contrast ratio was certain... Read more…

25 March 2015

Let's give LG credit for persevering in producing a big screen OLED TV. Their efforts in the form of the stunning 55EC9300 were well rewarded. The picture quality ranks with the best that we have...

23 February 2015

LG's OLED TV comes close to perfection, thanks to gorgeous colors, stunning contrast and an intuitive smart-TV interface and remote. Who it's for: Discriminating viewers who want a...

Tomsguide.com

The LG 55EC9300 is an excellent TV, thanks to OLED technology, curved glass, and WebOS. It would be even better in 4K, but it would also be considerably more expensive...

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User Reviews

(80)
Reviewed 4 September 2014 by Richard P.

I wanted a small, cheap laptop for internet and playing movies on hotel TV during occasional travels. After purging unwanted software, this unit performs well enough, but I upgraded the RAM anyway... Read more…

Reviewed 19 August 2014 by Markara D.
(Verified Purchase)

I upgraded to 4GB and an SSD after a day of owning it, so I can't give a stock review. I'm using Win7 because the dim screen function is missing from Win8, and I prefer Win7. The most noticable... Read more…

Reviewed 3 December 2015 by Duynefergenrf
Duynefergenrf would recommend the LG 55EC9300

I bought for quite a while and it is fantastic. I highly recommend this product...

Reviewed 23 November 2015 by Deacon76
Deacon76 would recommend the LG 55EC9300

I did a great deal of research before I bought this tv. I was going to buy a 4K UHD, but I read that the OLED was incredible. I made a great choice. This tv has the best picture I've ever seen!

Reviewed 22 November 2015 by ShayeL
ShayeL would recommend the LG 55EC9300

I bought this TV a month ago and it has been the best purchase ever. I didn't realize what I was missing before. The picture has such clarity. The colors vibrant. The 3D is absolutely out of the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 1080, lg 1080p, 55EC9300-RB, lg 55ec9300, lg 55ec9300r, lg 55ec9300rb, lg glasses55ec9300
Barcodes 00719192594388, 08806084776327, 718122795093R1

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