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LG 55EG9600

LG 55EG9600

reviewed.com Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice tweaktown.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice
54.6" Passive Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
OLED (organic light-emitting diode) TVs use a revolutionary technology for truly exceptional picture quality. This bold new product category offers a thinner, lighter TV with unbeatable... More
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18 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of a similar age and type, this LG TV is one of the most awarded.

The editors of PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Tweaktown.com and Reviewed.com all decided that this television was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and tweaktown.com the average expert rating of this TV is 84 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Three people considered that it had good picture quality.

Nice Design

Several LG 55EG9600 owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Pcmag.com said in their review last year “OLED technology once again produces the best picture possible, though at a very high price, in LG's gorgeous curved 4K EG9600 HDTV series”. In October last year Booredatwork.com wrote “Beautiful design”.

One LG 55EG9600 owner concluded that it was a good design.

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LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 6,043 expert and user reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands.

Good Product Quality

Several LG 55EG9600 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Cnet.com said in their review on expert review site CNET.com “The incredibly expensive OLED-powered LG EG9600 series delivers the best picture quality we've ever tested”. Booredatwork.com mentioned in their review “Amazing picture quality and blacks”. Booredatwork.com also wrote “Top-notch picture quality with perfect blacks”.

Good Remote Control

One LG 55EG9600 owner who bought the product considered that it had a good remote control. In October last year Booredatwork.com said “Improved Magic Remote” in their review of the LG 55EG9600.

Easy to Use

One LG 55EG9600 reviewer wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Last year Booredatwork.com wrote “Settings need tweaking for best results” in their review of this TV.

Robust

One LG 55EG9600 reviewer who reviewed this TV considered that it was well made. Booredatwork.com said in their review of the LG 55EG9600 “Dark rooms, showed accurate color, excellent uniformity and solid video processing”.

Good High Def TV

One LG 55EG9600 reviewer thought this TV was good at displaying high definition TV.

3D Compatible

The 55EG9600 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year which are not 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55EG9600, the 55EG9600 has a WiFi connection.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the LG 55EG9600 supports smart TV features.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is the most frequently found display technology on TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Features OLED Technology

The LG 55EG9600 features OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The 55EG9600 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this TV. The image formats JPEG XR, JPS and MPO are also supported by this LG TV.

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Supports Nine Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the LG 55EG9600 is more than most comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the 55EG9600. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM", "RA-Lossless" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55EG9600 is 61mm. The 55EG9600 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 50.8 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Booredatwork.com said in their review of this TV “3D is terrible” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55EG9600 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55EG9600 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only One RF Port

Most TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55EG9600 have between one and three RF ports, including the 55EG9600 which has one RF port.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 230 kilowatt hours, the LG 55EG9600 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs that were released more than a year ago is 61kWh, the highest is 500kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 55EG9600

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions that were launched around the same time as 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
Smart TV
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
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
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Technical Details

4 Awards

reviewed.com Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice tweaktown.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(12)
31 December 2015

When it comes to HDTV or 4K TV sets, LG has come a long way in pushing the envelop and bringing strong innovations to the industry. Last year we got our first taste of a large screened OLED TV... Read more…

Amazing picture quality and blacks
Beautiful design
Improved Magic Remote
Responsive UI
Top-notch picture quality with perfect blacks and "infinite" contrast
Only three HDMI ports
Very expensive
No HDMI 2.0a support (no HDR via HDMI)
Only 3 HDMI ports instead of 4 on last year's
No WiFi 802.11AC support for high speeds
20 December 2015

So what did we really think of the LG 65EG9600? Frankly, going back to our regular TV after having this in our office was the most difficult thing we've done all week. The 65EG9600 is an...

13 November 2015

Tweaktown.com

When LG reached out to me asking if I'd like to review their brand new 65-inch 4K curved OLED TV, how could I say no? I had read about it and salivated over the specs, but when it arrived it... Read more…

3 August 2015

OLED technology once again produces the best picture possible, though at a very high price, in LG's gorgeous curved 4K EG9600 HDTV series. If you want the latest tech, and money is no object, this...

PC Mag

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Petey G
Petey G would recommend the LG 55EG9600

I was reading up on this one the other day when it popped up on my phone's news app. There were a couple highlighting stories about it and how amazing the colors and darks and all were (ie,... Read more…

Artsy
Color
Darks
Depth
Power saving
Expensive

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55eg9600, lg yas203, lg smart3, lg yas203b, lg smart3d, lg 55eg9600, lg yas203bl, lg consumer smart3, lg consumer smart3d, lg consumer 55eg9600, lg electronics 55eg9600
Barcodes 00719192596955

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