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LG 55LW5600

PC Mag Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice
55" 120Hz Aug 2011
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
No need to worry about recharging and it weighs only 16 grams, much lighter than conventional 3D glasses, and its reasonably priced so you can enjoy the 3D experience together with all your family... More
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24 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This TV received an "Editor's Choice" from both PC Mag and Digitaltrends.com, both of which decided that this television was marvellous.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This television has an average expert rating of 79% based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and techreviewsource.com.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Sixteen LG 55LW5600 owners agreed that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Digitaltrends.com mentioned “The LG 47LW5600 is a great alternative for those who don’t want to drop a bundle on 3D HDTVs using active shutter glasses” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Bigpicturebigsound.com mentioned “The folks in the active 3D camp are not going to like this.” in their review of this TV. Five years ago expert website Engadget.com said in their review “The TV industry's love affair with 3D and connected TV features doesn't appear to be waning any time soon” and scored the product 4 stars.

Good Product Quality

A few LG 55LW5600 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Cnet.com wrote “The LG LW5600's 2D picture quality is very good for an edge-lit LED-based LCD TV, especially in bright rooms” and gave it a score of 76 out of 100. Five years ago Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “Top-notch 2D- and 3D-image quality” in their review and gave the LG 55LW5600 a rating of 5 stars. Expert website Consumersearch.com mentioned “The 55-inch LG 55LW5600 is winning fans for its combination of good picture quality and cutting- edge features” .

Good Technical Features

Several LG 55LW5600 reviewers reckoned that this TV had good features. Pcmag.com wrote on PC Mag “A wealth of features” in their review of this TV. Gadgetreview.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote in their review of the LG 55LW5600 “The LG 47LW5600 comes with all of the latest bells and whistles, including 3D, built-in apps”. Hdtvsolutions.com mentioned “As hardware and software products mature, more and more features seem to seep into them” in their review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Evogadget.com mentioned in their review of the LG 55LW5600 “Good 2D picture quality”. Evogadget.com also said “Pricier sets have better 2D picture quality”. Evogadget.com also mentioned “Excellent blacks and shadow detail”.

Easy to Use

A number of people who bought this TV concluded that it was easy to use. Hereshow.ca said “LG's Cinema 3D televisions, new for 2011, are the first HDTVs to use passive 3D technology While you still need glasses with passive 3D”. Four years ago Evogadget.com mentioned “Good remote control” in their review of the LG 55LW5600. Evogadget.com also said “Neither one of the two remotes is easy to use”.

A few LG 55LW5600 owners thought the LG 55LW5600 was comfortable and easy to hold. Hereshow.ca wrote five years ago “The polarizer glasses are far more comfortable than active-shutter glasses” in their review of the LG 55LW5600. Four years ago Evogadget.com said in their review “Very comfortable 3D viewing”.

One LG 55LW5600 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Evogadget.com said “Easy to set up” in their review of this TV.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good experience. Televisioninfo.com said “The LG 47LW5600 ($1699 MSRP) offers great color performance and an improved 3D experience from older-generation 3D TVs at a mid-range price” in their LG 55LW5600 review.

One LG 55LW5600 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good interface. Televisioninfo.com wrote five years ago “The user experience and interface is very good” in their review of the LG 55LW5600.

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LG Has Good TV Reviews

On average LG large TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs manufactured by LG.

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Nice Design

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote five years ago “The stylish, 47-inch LG 47LW5600 packages impressive connected-TV features with decent image quality, 3D support” in their review.

One LG 55LW5600 reviewer concluded that it was neat. Five years ago expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “Throws in a handful of other neat f” in their review.

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Good Connectivity

A few LG 55LW5600 owners who bought it concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Expert website Televisioninfo.com wrote “With an extensive library of internet content and very few shortcomings” in their LG 55LW5600 review. Televisioninfo.com also said “The LG 47LW5600 is a solid LCD TV that has excellent color and internet performance”.

One LG 55LW5600 reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was wifi compatible. Expert review site Gadgetreview.com mentioned four years ago “Whistles, including 3D, built-in apps and wireless connectivity, all for a dec” and rated it 4 stars.

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Good High Def TV

Three customers agreed that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Hereshow.ca said five years ago “This is an excellent television for 2D HDTV” in their review of the LG 55LW5600.

Good Size

One LG 55LW5600 owner who reviewed the LG 55LW5600 thought it was thin. Expert website Techmagnifier.com wrote in their review five years ago “The LG LW5600 3D LCD HDTV is a slim LED lit LCD model which has created quite a buzz in th”.

One LG 55LW5600 owner who purchased the product considered that it was lightweight. Evogadget.com mentioned “Lightweight and inexpensive 3D glasses”. One LG 55LW5600 reviewer thought it was tight. Expert review site Evogadget.com said “Anyway, competition is tight between different brands”.

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Robust

Several customers who purchased it concluded that it was well made. Expert website Gadgetreview.com gave the LG 55LW5600 a score of 70 out of 100 and mentioned “A solid TV with good color quality”.

Good Remote Control

A few customers concluded that the product had a good remote control. Evogadget.com mentioned in their review “Decent backlit remote”.

Good Smart TV

One LG 55LW5600 owner mentioned that the product had good apps.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 55LW5600 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Evogadget.com mentioned “Excellent sound quality” in their review of the LG 55LW5600.

Good Environmental Credentials

One LG 55LW5600 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55LW5600 was good in terms of power usage. Evogadget.com mentioned “Energy efficient” in their review.

Good Support

One LG 55LW5600 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Four years ago Evogadget.com wrote in their review “Audio is anemic, manual covers dozens of models”.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the LG 55LW5600 is 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55LW5600 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a WiFi connection.

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Supports One Audio Format

The 55LW5600 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions of this age and spec.

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Has Three Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 55LW5600 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on televisions of a similar spec and age to the 55LW5600. The smart modes "Cinema" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

At only 29.9 millimeters, the LG 55LW5600 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The thicknesses of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55LW5600 range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

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Very Fast Response Time

The response times of comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 55LW5600 range from 0.1ms to 16ms. The LG 55LW5600 has a quite fast response time (only 2.6 milliseconds) 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 Support Smart TV Features

The 55LW5600 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LW5600 do support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55LW5600, the 55LW5600 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 55LW5600 is more than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LW5600 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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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 are a similar age 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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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this television was released.

Average Refresh Rate

At 120 hertz, the LG 55LW5600 has a pretty standard refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LW5600.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
Response Time
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF 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
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
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2 Awards

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

Expert Reviews

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1 June 2012

The LG Infinia 47LW5600 makes a good companion. Not the best, but not the last in line, either...

Excellent 2D 3D performance
Available with 3D Polarized Passive System
Cornertocorner picture uniformity
WiFi included
Excellent sound quality
Some glitches and passive 3D splits 1080p
Expensive
This LG LED TV is relatively expensive
Its edge-lit local dimming LED scheme produces some artifacts and blooming
Highlights were somewhat muted in dark scenes
25 January 2012

A solid TV with good color quality but less than average black and white contrast. 3D picture quali...

14 December 2011

Video Review: The LG Insignia LW5600 3D TV comes with a 55" LCD screen, LG Cinema 3D technology and limitless entertainment with the LG Smart TV feature. But how do all these features play out?... Read more…

3 October 2011

It should be noted that although the device comes with two remotes yet neither of them are easy to use. You need to go through the manual before operating this LCD TV. Our LG LW5600 3D LCD HDTV...

29 September 2011

To the LG 55LW5600 LED LCD TVI first saw the passive 3D LCD displays at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show and was immediately drawn in by their crisp bright displays and limited crosstalk. Fellow... Read more…

The folks in the active 3D camp are not going to like this, but LG has figured out how to make a passive 3D HDTV that will sell the technology better than anything the competition has come up with...

To find the feature press the Home key to go to the menu, scroll down to the Setup option and press. Once in the Setup options menu click on the picture settings menu and scroll all the way down... Read more…

30 June 2011

The edge-lit LED LG 47LW5600 delivers consistently high quality 2D and 3D performance at a competitive price point. And under its Smart TV banner, LG provides access to not only streaming media...

The LG 55LW5600 came very close to earning a Home Theater Top Pick recommendation. I went back and forth more than once on the single issue that troubled me: the nonuniform brightness at the sides...

20 June 2011

While passive 3D has its flaws, the LG LW5600's 2D picture quality is very good for an edge-lit LED-based LCD TV, especially in bright rooms...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55lw5600, lg 55lw5600
Barcodes 00719192580961
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