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LG 55EG960

Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice Techradar Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice
55" Curved May 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Fourteen Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of this age and spec, this television is one of the most highly awarded by television experts.

This TV received an "Editor's Choice" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Good Gear Guide.com.au, Ferra.ru and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom decided that this television was exceptional.

Two other expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this 4K and 8K TV. This LG TV received a "Recommended" award from both Pocket Lint and Tek.no.

This TV was given a "Highly Recommended" award by Hdtvtest.co.uk who concluded that this television was very good.

Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this LG television a "5 Star" award and it received an "Ulitmate" award from Hardware.info.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this LG TV is 92 out of 100. Experts think this television is one of the very best televisions of this age and spec.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

55EG960 owners on average rated this television as marvellous.

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 55EG960 reviewers who purchased the LG 55EG960 thought it had good picture quality.

Two people who purchased it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Stuff.tv said in their review in November last year “Deep, luscious blacks and punchy, bright colours.” . Expert website Techradar.com/au/ scored the product very highly and said “OLED technology, LG's EG960T provides sensationally deep blacks and amazing colours” in their LG 55EG960 review.

One LG 55EG960 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Squashplayer mentioned in their LG 55EG960 review this month “Also good is the hugely wide viewing angle, something not available on Samsung/ non- OLED as far as I've seen” .

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Good High Def TV

A few LG 55EG960 owners wrote in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 was good at displaying high definition TV. J. G. Osborn mentioned “Are prepared to pay for UHD versions of films from the usual sources, so my comments are based on HD content, which is amazing” in their LG 55EG960 review. Whathifi.com rated it 5 stars and said “It delivers the combination we've been waiting for – 4K Ultra HD resolution”. Expert website Avforums.com said “The EG960V is the first Ultra HD 4K OLED TV that LG have released in the UK”.

Nice Design

Several LG 55EG960 reviewers agreed that the product was good looking. Expert website Stuff.tv wrote “Remember you're paying premium for the brand new TV technology The LG 55EG960V is a gorgeous TV” in their LG 55EG960 review and scored the product very highly. In November last year Gadgetguy.com.au wrote “It's looking pretty good for the role” and scored it 5 stars. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “The LG 55EG960 is a gorgeous piece of kit”.

One LG 55EG960 reviewer said in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 was luxurious. Expert review site Pcauthority.com.au rated the product 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “It's not the best because it's big – though the review unit I sampled was the luxurious 65-inch model (a 55-incher is also available”.

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Good Product Quality

A few LG 55EG960 owners who bought it considered that it was good quality. Gurinder Grewal wrote last year “Picture quality is outstanding on normal HD so eagerly awaiting to see how picture quality will be like on 4K once it is avialable”. N. Harris said “Perfect picture quality”.

Good Technical Features

A number of customers who bought this TV agreed that it had good features. Philip L. wrote in his review of the LG 55EG960 on Amazon this year “It is very user friendly with all the latest features and a superb picture that looks great from every angle”.

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased the LG 55EG960 concluded that it was easy to use. Squashplayer said in November this year “More responsive and easier to use” in their review. One person who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus last year “The upscaling is more effective, menus more responsive” in their review of this TV.

Good Brand

LG is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and LG also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.

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Good Remote Control

One LG 55EG960 reviewer who bought the product considered that it had a good remote control. Expert review site Avforums.com scored this TV very highly and said last year “It incorporates all the latest developments in that particular technology, along with the most recent version of webOS and a new magic remote” in their LG 55EG960 review.

Good Size

One customer said in their reviews that it was thin. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Framed by a slim b”.

3D Compatible

The LG 55EG960 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55EG960 which are not 3D compatible.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price], or the LG 65EG960[plb_2880027_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 55EG960 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55EG960.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price] which has better reviews.

Other TVs which also support smart TV features that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price], or the LG 65EG960[plb_2880027_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55EG960, the 55EG960 has a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price], or the LG 65EG960[plb_2880027_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is typical of many TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Features OLED Technology

The 55EG960 features OLED technology, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the LG 65EG960[plb_2880027_price].

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Two RF Ports

Most televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55EG960 have between one and three RF ports, including the 55EG960 which has two RF ports.

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Has Six Sound Modes

The LG 55EG960 has a greater number of sound modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This LG TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on televisions that are a similar age to the 55EG960. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "News", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 49.9 millimeters, the 55EG960 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55EG960. The thinnest thickness of TVs that were released one year ago is 11mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 61mm.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to look at the LG 65EG960[plb_2880027_price] (49.9mm).

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Support

Several customers reckoned that this TV did not have good technical guidance. J. G. Osborn mentioned last year “Also, there are no useful instructions” in their review of this TV.

Poor Connectivity

One LG 55EG960 reviewer who purchased the LG 55EG960 mentioned that it was not good in terms of connectivity. J. G. Osborn mentioned on Amazon “Poor connectivity and limited functionality due to the lack of instructions” in their review of this TV.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One LG 55EG960 reviewer reckoned that the LG 55EG960 did not have a good 3D picture quality.

Inferior Standard Def TV

One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 was not good at displaying standard definition TV. J. G. Osborn said on Amazon “Sharpness does highlight the limitations of SD, although hopefully this will become less important once 4k is available” in their review of the LG 55EG960.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55EG960 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55EG960 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price].

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most televisions that have been around for more than a year have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 55EG960 which has three HDMI ports.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the 55EG960 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EG960

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 55EG960.

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HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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3D Glasses Included

14 Awards

Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice Techradar Editor's Choice Pocket Lint Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended - Best in Class avforums.com Reference Status 01net.com 5 Star flatpanels.dk Reference Award hardware.info Ulitmate ferra.ru Editor's Choice Lydogbilde.no Award tek.no Recommended

Expert Reviews

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27 November 2015

With the only other competitor to LG's flagship 65" costing more than twice as much, I think the 65EG960V has a lot going for it.As a PC gamer, I don't have a next gen console immediately...

4 October 2015

OLED is still the topic of conversation at electronics fairs. LG is the only manufacturer that has managed to successfully produce and sell the TVs and it is clear that LG believes that OLED is... Read more…

21 September 2015

In a world of empty marketing phrases, black is the only word that LG really needs to sell its new range of OLED (organic light emitting diode) TVs that have turned up in Singapore in the past... Read more…

5 August 2015

You pay a premium for OLED. But dare I say, for the true enthusiast, it is a premium worth paying. In my opinion, the LG 55EG960T OLED UHD TV is the best 55-incher on the market, and I'd be pretty...

5 August 2015

So is the LG EG960V's OLED panel better than an equivalent flagship LCD? For black levels, absolutely, it's as good as things get. For colour, it's a bit mixed ? it loses some of the realism for...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 August 2015 by JasonBlind

Really pleased with the purchase. This is the Ultimate picture quality and the crispness of the picture is unbelievable. I spent a long time researching and waiting to replace my old Plasma TV.... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2015 by Lal79

Ok, it's a big investment but the picture quality on this TV is stunning. It does give a deep black and as a consequence the colours are really sharp without being over saturated. I love the... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2015 by Rapideye

I wanted great picture quality and was immediately struck by the richness of colour and deepness of black that the OLED technology is able to generate. When watching in HD we've been thrilled by... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Wheels72

When I decided to upgrade from my previous 40" TV I decided to invest in getting the best quality that I could, and what a good decision that turned out to be. The colour is so rich and vibrant,... Read more…

Reviewed 23 October 2015 by MykLo

When LG combined their OLED technology with UHD resolution I decided it was time to upgrade. Whenever you buy a new TV you always know something more advanced will be around the corner but the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55eg960, lg 55eg960v, lg electronics 55eg960, lg electronics 55eg960v, lg electronics lg55eg960, lg electronics lg55eg960v
Barcodes 00635131626067, 08806087216752, 08806087216837, 08806087216943, 08806087217100
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