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LG 50LF580

50" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

This large TV has an average owner rating of 80 out of 100 based on 7 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

Some LG 50LF580 owners who reviewed the LG 50LF580 said that it was good quality. Adam D. said on Amazon in October “The tv picture quality is great and looks very stylish awesome tv would have been” in his LG 50LF580 review. Saleem C. mentioned in their review on Amazon “Very good tv! Good picture quality and good price” and rated this TV as very good. Tanya Marie Barlow said on Amazon in October “The quality of sound is good” in her review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

Several LG 50LF580 owners who purchased the product agreed that it had good picture quality.

One LG 50LF580 reviewer considered that the product was good for watching sport. Colin M wrote in his LG 50LF580 review on Amazon in October last year “I will be installing a sound bar which I think is required if you like good volume for sport etc”.

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LG TVs Have Good Reviews

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

Nice Design

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was good looking. This year Adam D. gave it a rating of 4 stars and he said “Looks very stylish awesome tv would have been 5 stars”.


One person who purchased this TV concluded that it was well made.

One LG 50LF580 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was reliable. Mr Kevin Parker mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Didn't have any of these problems with my trusty Panasonic plasma” in his review of this TV but in spite of that he scored this TV 1 stars.

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Good Smart TV Features

One person considered that the LG 50LF580 was good for watching YouTube on. A few weeks ago Tanya Marie Barlow wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon “The remote is came with isn't very good looks cheap and is unresponsive at times and when I'm on YouTube typing with it takes time” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One LG 50LF580 reviewer who bought this TV wrote that it had good apps. Tanya Marie Barlow said this month “The apps I found are ok” .

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Good Connectivity

One person who bought the LG 50LF580 concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Saleem C. wrote on Amazon “The built in internet browser is a bit slow” and scored it 5 stars.

Good Sound Quality

A few LG 50LF580 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Tanya Marie Barlow mentioned in her review of this TV “Bad points are - - sound without a sound bar doesn't go massively loud”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 50LF580 owner considered that it was noisy. In October this year Adam D. wrote on Amazon “It doesn't seem to get very loud its satisfactory for room”.

Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 50LF580 supports smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than a year also support smart TV features.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55J6300[plb_2830224_price], the Sony KDL-50W755[plb_2796447_price], or the LG 55LF652[plb_2841133_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50LF580, the LG 50LF580 has a WiFi connection.

Other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider include a cheaper TV such as the Sony KDL-50W756[plb_2796459_price] or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the Samsung UE55J6300[plb_2830224_price], or the Sony KDL-50W755[plb_2796447_price].

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Two RF Ports

Most TVs of a similar age and type to the 50LF580 have between one and two RF ports, including the 50LF580 which has two RF ports.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on TVs of this age and spec.

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4 Reasons Against

Inferior Remote Control

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 50LF580 did not have a good remote control.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 50LF580, the 50LF580 is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the 55LF652[pl_2841133_price], or the 50LF652[pl_2854193_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 50LF580 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50LF580 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 50LF580 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 50LF580

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that are a comparable 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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Average Thickness

At 55.8 millimeters, the 50LF580 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50LF580.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-50W756[plb_2796459_price] (59mm and cheaper); or the Hisense LTDN50D36[plb_2777359_price] (80mm and higher rated), or the Sony KDL-50W755[plb_2796447_price] (59mm and higher rated).

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User Reviews

Reviewed 17 July 2016 by Mr Kevin Parker

Very disappointing TV for sports enthusiasts. Can't fault ordinary programmes but when it comes to football and cricket especially, it suffers dreadfully from DSE (dirty screen effect). Contacted... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2016 by Johanna Gibbs
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV! Amazing for watching films, especially blue ray. Excellent delivery, arrived quickly.

(Verified Purchase)

The tv picture quality is great and looks very stylish awesome tv would have been 5 stars but it doesn't seem to get very loud its satisfactory for room and normal viewing but even max volume... Read more…

Reviewed 7 March 2016 by Tanya marie barlow

I got this to replace my outdated 32 inch hd ready Alba tv! The first tv I purchased when I moved out and it lasted and was fantastic! Anyway the size is nice not too big considering its 50 inch I... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Saleem C.
(Verified Purchase)

Very good tv! good picture quality and good price, the built in internet browser is a bit slow and the tv remote is slightly unresponsive at times, but the tv itself is bang on...

Reviewed 20 November 2015 by Alex
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome TV! great value...

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by Colin M
(Verified Purchase)

The TV arrived very promptly as promised. Good points are that the picture is fantastic - very crisp and clear. Setup was a doddle and only took a couple of minutes. The TV itself is slylish and... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $76.26
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Total running cost over 5 years $76.26
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 50lf580, lg 50lf580v, refurbished 50lf580, refurbished 50lf580v, lg electronics 50lf580, lg electronics 50lf580v
Barcodes 00635131627156, 08806087140026, 08806087140033, 08806087140040, 08806087140057, 08806087140088