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LG 55EA980

CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended
A multi award winning 55 inch Full HD TV with good features
55" Full HD Yes Yes Nov 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 55EA980 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the LG 55EA980 number 760 across all TVs.
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20 Reviews + 10 Awards
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Good Features
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56
$131 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
66
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has very good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 20 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
This LG TV has running costs of $131 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 55EA980 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Features OLED technology
Fairly large display diagonal
Only Full HD
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Very Good
49
Mediocre

LG 55EA980 Video Reviews


How Big is the LG 55EA980?

The LG 55EA980 is 1,227mm wide and 798.5mm tall.

LG 55EA980 front dimensions
LG 55EA980 top dimensions

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LG 55EA980 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The 55EA980's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 22% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Features OLED Technology

The 55EA980 features OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The LG 55EA980 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55EA980 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The 55EA980 has a built-in camera. 98% of televisions do not have a built-in camera.

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Features Voice Control

The 55EA980 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The 55EA980 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55EA980 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Four Loudspeakers

The 55EA980 is a four loudspeaker TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 55EA980 of 40W is in the highest 9% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The 55EA980 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 55EA980 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55EA980 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Miracast

The 55EA980 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55EA980 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55EA980 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The 55EA980 has an average running cost of $131 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

certified 55ea980w, lg 55ea980v, lg 55ea980w

Barcodes:

08806084190062, 08806084190086, 08806084190116, 08806084279897, 08806084279910

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