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LG 55EM970
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LG 55EM970

55" Flat Oct 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
$308.34 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Large TVs built by LG have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that LG also has good reviews across its entire range.

3D Compatible

The LG 55EM970 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55EM970 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55EM970 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is the most commonly found display technology on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Features OLED Technology

Unlike most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which do not feature OLED technology, the LG 55EM970 features OLED technology.

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Light

The average weight of TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55EM970 is 20kg. When compared to other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55EM970, the LG 55EM970's weight of only 10.9 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55EM970 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 55EM970 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This LG television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55EM970. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The 55EM970 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this age and type. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this television.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 164 kilowatt hours, the 55EM970 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. Across all the similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EM970

Released Over Two Years Ago

This large TV was released over two years 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 a comparable time to it. 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 44.5 millimeters, the LG 55EM970 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Comb Filter
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
Management Features
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

Expert Reviews

I've been enchanted by this new 55in OLED television from South Korea's LG since I saw it at the January 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where it almost took my breath away. I've been... Read more…

21 June 2012

Je krijgt niet alle dagen de kans om een pre-productie model van een gloednieuwe en grensverleggende technologie te zien. Dus waren we niet weinig opgewonden toen we een uitnodiging kregen om LG's... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $308.29
Electricity cost when on standby $1.87
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Total running cost over 5 years $310.16
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55EM970uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 52 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55em970, 55em970v, roadcasescom 55em970, roadcasescom 55em970v, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00040
Barcodes 00648044631493, 08806084084309
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