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LG 55EG9600

$1,599.00
54.6" 4K Ultra HD Passive Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
Four industry awards
Accurate colors
Amazing picture quality and blacks
726 Reviews + 4 Awards
reviewed.com Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice tweaktown.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Tweaktown.com and Reviewed.com all said that this TV was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, tbreak.ae and CNET.com.au the average expert rating of this television is 84%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as excellent. Over 81% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 8,960 expert and user reviews (including 1,780 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 92% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Improved Magic Remote

Fifty-seven people wrote in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Two years ago Tbreak.ae rated it a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV “Improved Magic Remote”. Mrscary said “Also very easy to configure and the magic remote is intuitive” in their review of the LG 55EG9600. Morpheous said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Excellent picture for TV shows and movies have a superb picture quality, easy set up and remote is easy to use” and scored this TV a maximum of 5 stars.

Loads of Connected Features

Thirty-five customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Loads of connected features” in their LG 55EG9600 review. Two years ago Mnnuts said on Bestbuy.com “This has all the bells and whistles - from easy installation to 3D upscaling” in their review of this TV. Psuedo mentioned on Bestbuy.com “This TV has nice features and great clarity” in their review of this TV and rated it a maximum of 5 stars.

Good for Wall Mounting

Three customers who purchased the product agreed that it was good for wall mounting. Newhightechlover mentioned “The best buy website said there was a free wall mount that came with the TV, due to the fact that LG didn't make this TV VESA compliant” in their review of this TV. John scored it a maximum of 5 stars and he said in his LG 55EG9600 review last year “TV lighter than expected easy to wall mount”. Jp4ever rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said two years ago “Wall mounting was quick and easy” in their review of this TV.

Good Stand

Five customers who reviewed the LG 55EG9600 agreed that it had a good stand. Oledsweet said in their review of this TV two years ago “I love the stand” . Yehman mentioned “So you need to be careful about your TV stand” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Couchguy88 mentioned on Bestbuy.com “It is very slim and looks great on any TV stand or wall”.


Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

One hundred and twenty-eight customers said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. In April last year Mrskenya69 said in their LG 55EG9600 review on Bestbuy.com “Great TV! The 3D feature is awesome”. Mrszombie said on Bestbuy.com “The 3D was an added bonus”. Murphy mentioned “The color is spectacular and the 3D is superior” .

Accurate Colors

Ninety owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. Newhightechlover mentioned in their review of this TV “Yet it was lacking the clarity of an UHD” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Two years ago Mobs mentioned “Add the fact that HDR support will be added to this set at a future date via a firmware download, this set will provide the best picture quality available today”. Modenaboy rated the LG 55EG9600 a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned on Bestbuy.com “The picture quality is superb! The Smart TV apps are intuitive”.

Fourty-five customers who reviewed it thought it had good colour saturation. Pc Mag wrote on PC Mag “Accurate colors”. Moira said “The colors are amazing” in her review of this TV. Pooch05 wrote two years ago “Excellent TV, bright colors, easy to use” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Twenty-five customers who purchased the product thought it had a good contrast ratio. Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “The LG E 9600 OLED TV's picture betters that of any LCD or plasma TV we've seen, with perfect black levels”. Two years ago Digitaltrends.com wrote “Perfect black levels, bright whites, incredible contrast” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Bestbuy.com mentioned “The screen resolution, black levels”.

Eight people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Two years ago Mrscary mentioned in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “The picture on blurays and 3d bluray is amazing and satellite tv looks about as good as can be expected till 4k broadcasts arrive”. Lessthanpunk mentioned in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “We have since calibrated the TV using the Disney WOW bluray and it fixed the problem”. Ccc11223 mentioned “Calibration was easy and straightforward using the Disney WOW calibration Bluray”.

Four owners who bought it reckoned that it was good for playing games on. Bestbuy.com wrote in their review of this TV “I suspect that this would be great for gaming.”. Rco51 mentioned “Great for gaming and movies”. 11111 wrote on Bestbuy.com “Works great with ps4 for playing games, no burn in problem”.

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Good High Def TV

Twenty-two customers who bought the LG 55EG9600 agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago Moviebuff wrote in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “I love it! The ultra high definition 3D TV makes it feel like I'm at a cinema”. Kutsy said “Lg 65uf8500 65" 4k ultra hd smart” in their review of this TV. Kate scored it a maximum of 5 stars and she mentioned on Bestbuy.com two years ago “We purchased this LG 65UF8500 65" 4K ULTRA HD TV with a klipsch sound bar”.

Features OLED Technology

The LG 55EG9600 features OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV do not feature OLED technology.

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4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Ninety-four people reckoned that the product had good sound quality. Mkstock said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Picture was great sound good”. Mikki mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Outstanding picture and sound”. Molecule wrote in their LG 55EG9600 review “The picture quality and sound are excellent” and gave this TV a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

Two people reckoned that it was quiet. Flitty said on Bestbuy.com “LG silently is becoming the best brand 4K TV”.

One owner who purchased it thought it was noisy. In April last year Deanwam8 scored the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned “When normal fluid fast moving objects are displayed with a lighter background, there can be noticable "noise" or slightly blurry or jagged edges around objects”.

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Design

Easy to Use

Seventy-four customers said in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “I only intend to use it for coding” . Murtf wrote “LG has made a TV that allows 4 K upschalling for all sources possible including smart TV with a magic remote that is superb to use” in their review of this TV. In April last year Mrskenya69 wrote “The Remote control works great” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Twenty customers wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Katherine said on Bestbuy.com “Easy to set up and picture quality is awesome” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Majpops said on Bestbuy.com “The TV was easy to set up” and rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. We4carino said “This is a great TV that was easy to set up” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Seventeen people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. Last year Bestbuy.com wrote “Color on this monitor are amazing, especially after calibrating the display settings with a colorimeter” in their review of this TV. Nanook mentioned “Going thru settings a was easy enough” and scored it 80 out of 100. Pilotchip said on Bestbuy.com “This LG TV looks nice and the menus are easy and fun to navigate with the magic mouse (point at the TV” in their review of this TV.

Four people reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Bestbuy.com wrote “And VERY comfortable”. Wxguygfk17 said “These headphones are incredibly comfortable and I could wear them for hours at a time with no discernible discomfort” in their review of this TV. Snap said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com in April last year “Me, my family and my job are very comfortable shopping at Best Buy”.

Four people considered that this TV had a good interface. Klotrix mentioned two years ago “The user interface is extremely easy” . Superman1999 wrote in their review of this TV in April last year “The user interface is very easy connect without any issue”. Hank wrote on Bestbuy.com “This TV has a great picture and a very user friendly interface”.

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Good Looking

Sixty customers thought the LG 55EG9600 was good looking. Bestbuy.com said “Games looked gorgeous”. Bestbuy.com also said “Everything Absolutely Beautiful Monitor 21 9 aspect ratio 3440 x 1440 IPS display Bright COLORS” in their review. Mrszombie wrote in their review of this TV two years ago “Runs well with spectrum cable as well as beautiful looking movies on blu ray discs”.

Sixteen people who reviewed it concluded that it was well designed. Tbreak.ae gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Beautiful design” in their review of this TV. Digitaltrends.com wrote “Ultraslim design is more fetching than ever”. Mrlldvp mentioned “The new LG OLED is fantastic, really light with an elegant design and killer picture”.

Seven people who purchased the product agreed that it was smooth. Mfisher29 said in their review of this TV “It has the absolute best technology on the planet for creating smooth, consistent, vibrant imagery without a compromising design/hardware flaw”. Lowkal mentioned in their review of this TV “LG's trumotion and oled technology pair well and images are smooth”. Shermahawk mentioned two years ago “The smart features work really smooth as well, can move my Fire Stick to another TV now” in their review of this TV.

Two customers who bought it wrote that it was neat. Malloryjanai wrote “Still a very neat controller and the tv is awesome”. Last year Chels scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Curved feature is neat”.

One person considered that it had a thin frame.

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Amazing Picture Quality and Blacks

One hundred and twenty-five people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Tbreak.ae wrote in their review of the LG 55EG9600 “Amazing picture quality and blacks” and gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this TV “Top-notch picture quality with perfect blacks” . Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this TV “I can't comment on picture quality as I have little expertise here”.

It's Equally Adept in Bright and Dark Rooms, Showed Accurate Color, Excellent Uniformity and Solid Video Processing

Fourteen owners who bought this TV reckoned that it was well made. Two years ago Cnet.com rated it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote on CNET.com “It's equally adept in bright and dark rooms, showed accurate color, excellent uniformity and solid video processing”. Kraziebba wrote on Bestbuy.com “I'm eager to use the built in DirecTv functionality once I upgrade my DirecTv main genie box”. Mark mentioned on Bestbuy.com “All the built in apps work great” and gave the LG 55EG9600 a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Two owners wrote that the product was strong and durable. Jerry wrote two years ago “With that said it is tough to recommend this tv” in his review of this TV. Jimig mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Great picture Easy to mount and if you would rather use stand it is a very sturdy and strong stand Easy to set up as well”.

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Smart TV

Supports HDR Via Streaming Video Apps

Twelve owners concluded that it had good apps. Digitaltrends.com mentioned two years ago “Supports HDR via streaming video apps” . Popof3boys gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “Awesome quick access to apps and WiFi direct for connecting your PC or Mac to provide presentations for business purposes”. Last year Kraziebba wrote “The apps are great, navigation” in their review of the LG 55EG9600 and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Nine customers reckoned that it was good for watching on demand TV. Two years ago Monte said “This is truly the best TV on the market for 2015! Movies from Netflix look their best on this TV! I am a gamer”. Larry rated it a maximum of 5 stars and he said “Great picture enhances sports, netflix”. Two years ago Matt rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Bestbuy.com “This TV has an incredible picture! Netflix in 4k uhd looks absolutely gorgeous” in his review of this TV.

Eight people who reviewed it thought it had great smart functions. Loyal wrote in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com “We're enjoying this unit as it has great HD and great smart functions”. Two years ago Unionlady scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “Picture is great & I love it's smart features” in their review of this TV. Sean wrote on Bestbuy.com “The smart functions all work great”.

Six owners thought this TV was good for watching YouTube on. Mrscary mentioned on Bestbuy.com “Tried some 4k content from youtube and was impressed” in their review of this TV. Remi said “Smart means instant access to YouTube and Web Browsing”. Stang302 wrote in their review of this TV “The only downside i would have to say is the YouTube feature is laggy when searching through videos it freezes”.

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Has an Internet TV Function

The LG 55EG9600 has an internet TV function. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an internet TV function.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55EG9600 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV also support smart TV features.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Nine owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was great for watching Netflix. Chris he mentioned “Love the built in Netflix and its speed” in his review of the LG 55EG9600. Darksidernc mentioned “This is an amazing tv, 4k is amazing with netflix” in their review of this TV. Cyracer28 said “While its scaling ability isn't the best from a 1080i signal the ultraHD shows from Netflix look great” in their review of this TV.

Seven customers who reviewed this TV said that it was great for watching films. Ron254t scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote on Bestbuy.com “A true 3D movie looks unbelievable” in their review of this TV. Shermahawk said on Bestbuy.com two years ago “After watching 3D content I was VERY impressed, felt like movie theater 3D”. In April last year Snap gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Bestbuy.com “This is making my movie life more enjoyable with my little family”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was great for watching Amazon Prime Video. Gerote mentioned “Amazon Prime Video in a flash--so cool”.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One person wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Cici wrote on Bestbuy.com “Passive 3D glasses more comfortable than Sony's battery operated active glasses”.

Good in Terms of Power Usage

Three customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good in terms of power usage. Bestbuy.com said “Power saving” in their review of this TV and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Erjbb mentioned on Bestbuy.com two years ago “Does take quiet a bit more energy, electric bill jumped up about $40 first month”. Dixie wrote “Energy Star rated”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55EG9600 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has a Wi-Fi Direct

The 55EG9600 has a Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55EG9600 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Support

Good Support

Eight owners who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Toks rated it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV on Bestbuy.com two years ago “With help from Best Buy sales rep, I settled on this TV”. Rusty said on Bestbuy.com “Easy to follow instructions”. Rap123 mentioned two years ago “Seem to help!”.


Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55EG9600 features 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also feature 3D glasses included.

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Performance

Supports 24p Support

The LG 55EG9600 supports 24p support, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 55eg9600, lg consumer 55eg9600, lg consumer smart3d, lg 55eg9600, lg smart3d
Barcodes 00719192596955

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