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LG 55EC930

55" Full HD Yes Yes Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
14 industry awards
Customers report excellent picture quality
Good remote control
Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star Pocket Lint Recommended
296 Reviews + 14 Awards

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Poor Technical Guidance

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance.


Reviews

14 Industry Awards

This TV has received 14 awards from expert review sites.

The experts at seven expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this LG TV. Trusted Reviews, Homecinemachoice.com, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Techradar.com/au/ all gave this TV a "Recommended" award and it received a "Top Recommendation" award from Flatpanels.dk.

Furthermore, the editor of review website Log.com.tr concluded that this TV was terrific and gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and the writer at website Hdtvtest.co.uk conluded that they would highly recommend it and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award. Additionally, the expert at website Avforums.com thought that this large display diagonal TV was a sensible purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award.

This TV received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.

One other expert review site concluded that this TV was good. Audiovision.de gave this LG television a "Highlight Award".

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this LG television is 87 out of 100 based on 31 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Pocket Lint. That puts this TV in the top 20% of all the TVs of this spec and age.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, 55EC930 owners rated this TV as superb. Over 82% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

We checked 10,313 owner and expert reviews (including 1,106 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Remote Control

10 people who purchased this TV thought it had a good remote control.

Nice Stand

Three people said that it had a good stand.

  • This 55" Curve is great the only problem is trying to find a suitable stand to put it on…
    Ted 45 (Argos.co.uk) - November 2015
  • The curved screen fits well into the corner of the room and the attractive look of the model and the stand is excellent…
    Dikdak (Argos.co.uk) - December 2015
  • Looks great on the wall or on the very robust, stylish stand…
    Ricardo (Argos.co.uk) - November 2015

Superior Technical Features

Nine people who bought it said that it had good features.

  • It's easy for a novice to use and there are various features that help if one doesn't know what to do…
  • Really excellent quality product, picture is out of this world compared to my old plasma set, just love all the features…
    Steveb (Argos.co.uk) - January 2016
  • It was very easy to set up and once done all the features are easy to access if you want to change anything like the sound or picture…
    Basilisk (Argos.co.uk) - December 2015
  • We are discovering new features all the time…
    Barney (Argos.co.uk) - January 2016
  • This product has a lot of great features…
  • There are a number of gimmicky features that hold little appeal for me…
  • Very little about how to make the best of features…
    Smarty (Argos.co.uk) - January 2015
  • Its a stunning picture with great features, all of the hype you may have read is spot on, this is a great product…
  • It's a shame that the magic wand doesn't give simple access to all features via a branching on-screen menu…
    Pubby (Argos.co.uk) - February 2015
  • The other features makes this delight a worthy companion each evening…

Design

Excellent Product Quality

33 owners reckoned that it was good quality.

Excellent Design

12 owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good looking and five people who reviewed it said that it was well designed.

Robust

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well made.

Easy to Use

10 owners agreed that the product was easy to use, nine customers mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup and three owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use the menus.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55EC930 does not have a built-in camera, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Audio

Users Report Good Audio Quality

25 owners thought this TV had good sound quality.

Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The 55EC930 supports aptX audio decoding. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also support aptX audio decoding.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs of this age and type is 25W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the 55EC930 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Display

Customers Report Excellent Picture Quality

18 owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality, eight people wrote in their reviews that the LG 55EC930 had a good contrast ratio and six owners who reviewed the product concluded that it had good colour saturation.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this age and spec. 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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Features OLED Technology

The 55EC930 features OLED technology, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago which do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the LG 55EA975 is also worth considering.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55EC930 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We compared all the other 55" TVs to this TV and we think the NEC MultiSync E554, and the Samsung UE55H7000 both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

If this LG TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the NEC MultiSync E585 (58"), or the Sony KDL-65W858 (65").

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55EC930 in September 2014.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was thin.

Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of large display diagonal televisions that have been around for a similar time to this television range from 2.9mm to 100mm. The 55EC930 has one of the thicker thicknesses (80 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

If you would consider a thicker TV then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-60AS650 (63mm and cheaper), the NEC MultiSync E554 (63.5mm and cheaper), or the Sony FWD-65W855 (64mm and cheaper).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55EC930 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think cheaper televisions such as the Panasonic TX-60AS650, and the Samsung UE55H7000 are also worth considering.

Alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the Sony KDL-65W858.

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Supports Miracast

The 55EC930 supports Miracast. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55EC930 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55EC930 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The LG 55EC930 supports 24p, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that came out more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55EC930 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 55EC930 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 55EC930 supports timeshift, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Internet TV

The LG 55EC930 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55EC930 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55EC930 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as are most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 55EC930 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 05054531302176, 08806084802965, 08806084802972, 08806084802989, 08806084830715, 08806084830722, 08806087115932

LG 55EC930 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55EC930 review we compared this TV to 4,829 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,058,812 product attributes, 94,285 TV reviews and 2,849,300 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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