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LG 55EC9300

soundandvision.com Top Pick PC Mag Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended
54.6" Passive Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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LG 55EC9300 OLED HDTV Review
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LG 55EC9300 Review

21 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This LG TV is one of the most awarded of all the TVs of a comparable age and type.

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that this large TV was fantastic and gave it their highest award. PC Mag and Tomsguide.com both gave this television an "Editor's Choice" award.

Furthermore, the expert at Flatpanelshd.com gave this TV a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement and it received an Hdtvtest.co.uk "Recommended" award.

Soundandvision.com gave this television a "Top Pick" award.

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Good Expert Reviews

Based on nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and tomsguide.com this LG television has an average expert rating of 83%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 80 owner reviews this large TV has a fantastic average owner rating.

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 55EC9300 owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. Last year Toptenreviews.com mentioned “Excellent shadow detail”.

A number of people agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Pcmag.com said in their review on expert review site PC Mag “The only way a screen can have the "infinite contrast ratio”. Expert review site Canadahifi.com said “The promise of infinite black levels and an incredible contrast ratio was certain to lay plasma” in their review of this TV.

Several LG 55EC9300 reviewers who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good colour saturation. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their review “Deep, rich colors”.

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Nice Design

A few LG 55EC9300 reviewers said in their reviews that this TV was good looking. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com mentioned two years ago “Wrap it up in a sexy package” in their review of this TV. Expert website Tomsguide.com scored it very highly and mentioned “LG's OLED TV comes close to perfection, thanks to gorgeous colors, stunning contrast”.

Good Product Quality

A few LG 55EC9300 reviewers who bought it thought it was good quality. Cnet.com said two years ago “The LG 55EC9300 lives up to the promise of OLED with the best picture quality of any TV we've ever reviewed”. Toptenreviews.com said last year “OLED technology delivers brilliant picture quality” in their review. Expert review site Hdtvsolutions.com rated it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “The picture quality ranks with the best that we have seen”.

Good Brand

Based on 6,328 expert and user reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically for its large TVs compared to other brands.

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Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the LG 55EC9300 was easy to use. One LG 55EC9300 owner who reviewed the product considered that it had a good interface.

Good High Def TV

A number of customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago expert review site Soundandvision.com wrote “The limited yield for OLED panels, resulting in a high retail cost, has driven most HDTV makers to the sidelines.” in their review of the LG 55EC9300.

Good Size

A number of LG 55EC9300 reviewers concluded that it was thin. Expert review site Toptenreviews.com wrote in their review of the LG 55EC9300 in October last year “The LG 55EC9300 is not only slim.”. Toptenreviews.com also wrote “This 55-inch full HD TV measures 0.17 inches at the edges where it is thinnest and 3.1 inches at the center where it is thickest”. Toptenreviews.com also wrote “Slim and sexy panel design”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person considered that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Toptenreviews.com mentioned in their LG 55EC9300 review “Very good 3D effect with both included glasses”.

3D Compatible

The LG 55EC9300 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55EC9300.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the 55EC9300 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55EC9300 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years also have a WiFi connection.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is the most frequently found display technology on large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Features OLED Technology

Unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which do not feature OLED technology, the LG 55EC9300 features OLED technology.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 55EC9300 of 40 Watts is one of the highest amongst televisions of this age and type. Large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55EC9300 have RMS rated power of between 7.5W and 100W.

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Has Six Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the LG 55EC9300 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This LG television has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55EC9300. The sound modes "News", "Standard", "Movie", "Sports" and "Game" are also found on this LG TV.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 55EC9300 is more than most large TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and spec. The audio formats "HE-AAC", "AC3", "PCM" and "EAC3" are also supported by this television.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 55EC9300 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55EC9300. The smart modes "Vivid", "Sports", "Cinema" and "Standard" are also found on this LG TV.

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Light

Across all the large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55EC9300 the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At only 14.4 kilograms, the 55EC9300 is quite light 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 Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55EC9300, the 55EC9300 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 55EC9300 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55EC9300. The image formats "MPO" and "JPS" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the LG 55EC9300 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Fairly Thick

At 80 millimeters, the LG 55EC9300 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55EC9300. The thinnest thickness of large TVs that were released more than two years ago is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EC9300

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 55EC9300.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a similar age and type 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
IntelĀ® Wireless Display (IntelĀ® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Smart Modes
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
24p Support
Local Dimming
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
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5 Awards

soundandvision.com Top Pick PC Mag Editor's Choice tomsguide.com Editor's Choice flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended hdtvtest.co.uk Recommended

Expert Reviews

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The LG 55EC9300 is not only slim, but it is also a 3D TV, a smart TV and a curved OLED TV. This 55-inch full HD TV measures 0.17 inches at the edges where it is thinnest and 3.1 inches at the... Read more…

OLED technology delivers brilliant picture quality
The curved display is no mere gimmick
WebOS supports one of the best smartTV user interfaces we've seen
Blacks, contrast, and shadow detail to die for
Lightweight
1080p resolution, not 4K
Much higher price tag than LCD TVs of the same size and resolution
Not 4K
Cinema mode soft in default settings
Minor concerns over image retention
8 April 2015

Not long ago, few people had the opportunity to lay their eyes on an emerging video display technology named OLED. The promise of infinite black levels and an incredible contrast ratio was certain... Read more…

25 March 2015

Let's give LG credit for persevering in producing a big screen OLED TV. Their efforts in the form of the stunning 55EC9300 were well rewarded. The picture quality ranks with the best that we have...

23 February 2015

LG's OLED TV comes close to perfection, thanks to gorgeous colors, stunning contrast and an intuitive smart-TV interface and remote. Who it's for: Discriminating viewers who want a...

Tomsguide.com

The LG 55EC9300 is an excellent TV, thanks to OLED technology, curved glass, and WebOS. It would be even better in 4K, but it would also be considerably more expensive...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 4 September 2014 by Richard P.

I wanted a small, cheap laptop for internet and playing movies on hotel TV during occasional travels. After purging unwanted software, this unit performs well enough, but I upgraded the RAM anyway... Read more…

Reviewed 19 August 2014 by Markara D.
(Verified Purchase)

I upgraded to 4GB and an SSD after a day of owning it, so I can't give a stock review. I'm using Win7 because the dim screen function is missing from Win8, and I prefer Win7. The most noticable... Read more…

Reviewed 3 December 2015 by Duynefergenrf
Duynefergenrf would recommend the LG 55EC9300

I bought for quite a while and it is fantastic. I highly recommend this product...

Reviewed 23 November 2015 by Deacon76
Deacon76 would recommend the LG 55EC9300

I did a great deal of research before I bought this tv. I was going to buy a 4K UHD, but I read that the OLED was incredible. I made a great choice. This tv has the best picture I've ever seen!

Reviewed 22 November 2015 by ShayeL
ShayeL would recommend the LG 55EC9300

I bought this TV a month ago and it has been the best purchase ever. I didn't realize what I was missing before. The picture has such clarity. The colors vibrant. The 3D is absolutely out of the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 1080, lg 1080p, 55EC9300-RB, lg 55ec9300, lg 55ec9300r, lg 55ec9300rb, lg glasses55ec9300, lg electronics 55ec9300
Barcodes 00719192594388, 08806084776327, 718122795093R1

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