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LG 55EC930

Techradar Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended homecinemachoice.com Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended
55" Curved Sep 2014
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24 Reasons For

Thirteen Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this large TV and have given it thirteen awards.

This television received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Homecinemachoice.com, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Flatpanels.dk, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom thought that this large TV was good.

In addition, this TV received an Avforums.com "Best Buy" award and the writer at Hdtvtest.co.uk conluded that they would definitely endorse it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award. This large TV also received a Log.com.tr "Editor's Choice" award.

Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com all gave this television a "5 Star" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus this LG television has an overall expert rating of 88 out of 100. This means that television experts think this TV is one of the better large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

User Reviews Are Excellent

55EC930 owners on average rated this television as terrific.

Good High Def TV

Some people who bought the LG 55EC930 agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Michael Currie scored the product very highly and he wrote in his review two years ago “HD content is phenomenal and looks quite beautiful”. Expert website Techradar.com wrote “The first Full HD OLED to incorporate LG's webOS Smart platform”. Expert website Whathifi.com said “Ultra High Definition (or 4K) is exciting” and scored the product 5 stars.

Nice Design

Some LG 55EC930 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Egon Toast mentioned “You are treated to the most beautifully rendered images I have ever seen on a TV”. Egon Toast also said “The ones supplied are Cinema style, indeed you can happily use the ones you bring home from the cinema”. Michael Currie said on Amazon also two years ago “Its a beautifully designed TV and looks expensive” in his review.

One customer said in their reviews that it was a good design. Techguide.com.au said in their review of this TV four years ago “Not only does it impress with a game-changing design”.

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Good Product Quality

Several LG 55EC930 owners said in their reviews that the product was good quality. Two years ago Michael Currie wrote “Even the back is quality”. Michael Currie also said “On good quality SD channels the picture is really great, better than I had expected on a large screen”. Shadwuk rated the product 4 stars and wrote in their review of the LG 55EC930 on Amazon “There are some quality issues”.

Easy to Use

A few customers reckoned that the LG 55EC930 had a good experience. Techradar.com rated it 4 stars and mentioned in their LG 55EC930 review on expert review site Techradar “It provides a compelling, curved TV viewing experience that belies its everyday 1080p resolution”. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “This stylish Full HD OLED widescreen provides a premium viewing experience allied with a great Smart TV platform in the shape of webOS” in their LG 55EC930 review.

A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Michael Currie mentioned “Sourced the correct calibration settings and set the TV up” and scored the product 5 stars. Shadwuk mentioned in their LG 55EC930 review on Amazon “We are talking a second or so to appear, is that really slow? Navigating within the menus is fine”.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was easy to use. Egon Toast mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “WebOS is a vast improvement over LGs previous effort, intuitive and easy to navigate”.

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Good Picture Quality

Some customers reckoned that this TV had good colour saturation. Egon Toast scored the product 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The deepest of deep blacks, even better than the old Pioneer Plasmas, ultra sharp images with colours that are an absolute joy to behold, leaping of the screen” in their review. Techradar.com/au/ gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their LG 55EC930 review “Unbeatable black level performance, rich deep colours and the wafer-thin screen provide tempting compensation for those”.

One person who reviewed it thought it had good picture quality.

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Good Smart TV Features

Some LG 55EC930 owners thought the product was good for watching Freeview TV. Egon Toast wrote “Now for the good news, Freeview and satellite HD signals, or a good Blu Ray will look absolutely spectacular”. Michael Currie wrote on Amazon “Decided that it will probably be a good 5 years before there's any appreciable content on freeview”.

One LG 55EC930 reviewer mentioned that the LG 55EC930 was good for watching on demand TV. Three years ago Shadwuk wrote in their LG 55EC930 review on Amazon “HD sky is great, blu ray stunning, netflix is also great”.

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Good Sound Quality

Several people considered that it had good sound quality. Egon Toast said in their review on Amazon “Sound is adequate enough, in fact very good for size of hidden speakers”. Egon Toast also mentioned “A decent Cinema Sound system will however make a huge difference adding a new dimension to your viewing”. Two years ago Mr D G Dabbs gave it an excellent rating and he said “Sound is average” in his LG 55EC930 review.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

We checked 7,653 expert and owner reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its large TVs range.

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Good Size

One LG 55EC930 owner who bought the product considered that it was thin. Egon Toast wrote on Amazon “By the way I like the curved ultra thin screen” in their LG 55EC930 review and rated the product as very good.

Good Standard Def TV

One LG 55EC930 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it was good at displaying standard definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One LG 55EC930 owner who purchased the LG 55EC930 thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Egon Toast rated the LG 55EC930 as excellent and said on Amazon “If you want to see what your 3D TV is capable of just put on Guardians of the Galaxy 3D sit back” in their review of this TV.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the 55EC930 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support smart TV including the Samsung UE55H8000.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55EC930 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55EC930.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Samsung UE55H8000.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly supported wi-Fi standards on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Features OLED Technology

Unlike most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years which do not feature OLED technology, the LG 55EC930 features OLED technology.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Across all the large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55EC930 the RMS rated powers range from 7.5W to 100W. When compared to other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago, the LG 55EC930's RMS rated power of 40 Watts is one of the highest.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on televisions of this type and age.

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Supports Three Video Formats Supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 55EC930 is more than most TVs of this type and age. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD, H.264 and H.265 are also supported by this LG TV.

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Has Five Smart Modess

The 55EC930 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55EC930. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG TV.

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Light

The lightest TV that has been on the market for around the same time as the 55EC930 is 2.3kg heavy, the heaviest is 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The 55EC930 is fairly light (only 14.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55EC930 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 55EC930 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the TVs that were launched more than two years ago the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. At 155 kilowatt hours, the 55EC930 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Fairly Thick

The average depth of TVs that have been available for more than two years is 56mm. The 55EC930 has a quite thick depth (80 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55EC930.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE55H8000 (89.8mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Noise Reduction
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
AptX Audio Decoding
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
IntelĀ® Wireless Display (IntelĀ® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Heavy Metals Free
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual
Warranty Card

13 Awards

log.com.tr Editor's Choice flatpanels.dk Top Recommendation techradar.com/au/ Recommended Techradar Recommended 01net.com 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended homecinemachoice.com Recommended avforums.com Best Buy hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $129.86
Electricity cost when on standby $1.40
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Total running cost over 5 years $131.26
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 55ec930, lg electronics ltd 55ec930v, lg electronics ltd 55ec930va, lg electronics ltd 55ec930vae, lg electronics ltd 55ec930vaek
Barcodes 05054531302176, 08806084802965, 08806084802972, 08806084802989, 08806084830715, 08806084830722, 08806087115932

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