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LG 55EG9600

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54.6" Passive Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Amongst televisions that have been on the market for more than a year, this TV is one of the most highly awarded.

This television received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, Tweaktown.com and Reviewed.com all of whom said that this TV was excellent.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com and tweaktown.com this TV has an overall expert rating of 84%.

Good Picture Quality

Three people considered that it had good picture quality.

Nice Design

Several LG 55EG9600 owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Pcmag.com said in their review last year “OLED technology once again produces the best picture possible, though at a very high price, in LG's gorgeous curved 4K EG9600 HDTV series”. In October last year Booredatwork.com wrote “Beautiful design”.

One LG 55EG9600 owner concluded that it was a good design.

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LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Good Product Quality

Several LG 55EG9600 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Cnet.com said in their review on expert review site CNET.com “The incredibly expensive OLED-powered LG EG9600 series delivers the best picture quality we've ever tested”. Booredatwork.com mentioned in their review “Amazing picture quality and blacks”. Booredatwork.com also wrote “Top-notch picture quality with perfect blacks”.

Good Remote Control

One LG 55EG9600 owner who bought the product considered that it had a good remote control. In October last year Booredatwork.com said “Improved Magic Remote” in their review of the LG 55EG9600.

Easy to Use

One LG 55EG9600 reviewer wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Last year Booredatwork.com wrote “Settings need tweaking for best results” in their review of this TV.

Robust

One LG 55EG9600 reviewer who reviewed this TV considered that it was well made. Booredatwork.com said in their review of the LG 55EG9600 “Dark rooms, showed accurate color, excellent uniformity and solid video processing”.

Good High Def TV

One LG 55EG9600 reviewer thought this TV was good at displaying high definition TV.

3D Compatible

The LG 55EG9600 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago are not 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year, the 55EG9600 has a WiFi connection.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55EG9600, the 55EG9600 supports smart TV features.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is the most commonly found display technology on televisions that came out more than a year ago.

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Features OLED Technology

The LG 55EG9600 features OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not feature OLED technology.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 55EG9600 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats JPEG XR, JPS and MPO are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Nine Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 55EG9600 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 55EG9600. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM", "RA-Lossless" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 50.8 millimeters, the 55EG9600 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. The average thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55EG9600 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Booredatwork.com said in their review of this TV “3D is terrible” .

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55EG9600 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only One RF Port

The 55EG9600 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55EG9600 have between one and three RF ports.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the TVs of this age and spec the annual energy consumptions range from 61kWh to 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 230 kilowatt hours, the 55EG9600 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 55EG9600.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 55EG9600

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
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
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
24p Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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
Desktop Stand
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Technical Details
LED Backlight

4 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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31 December 2015

When it comes to HDTV or 4K TV sets, LG has come a long way in pushing the envelop and bringing strong innovations to the industry. Last year we got our first taste of a large screened OLED TV... Read more…

Amazing picture quality and blacks
Beautiful design
Improved Magic Remote
Responsive UI
Top-notch picture quality with perfect blacks and "infinite" contrast
Only three HDMI ports
Very expensive
No HDMI 2.0a support (no HDR via HDMI)
Only 3 HDMI ports instead of 4 on last year's
No WiFi 802.11AC support for high speeds
20 December 2015

So what did we really think of the LG 65EG9600? Frankly, going back to our regular TV after having this in our office was the most difficult thing we've done all week. The 65EG9600 is an...

13 November 2015

Tweaktown.com

When LG reached out to me asking if I'd like to review their brand new 65-inch 4K curved OLED TV, how could I say no? I had read about it and salivated over the specs, but when it arrived it... Read more…

3 August 2015

OLED technology once again produces the best picture possible, though at a very high price, in LG's gorgeous curved 4K EG9600 HDTV series. If you want the latest tech, and money is no object, this...

PC Mag

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Petey G
Petey G would recommend the LG 55EG9600

I was reading up on this one the other day when it popped up on my phone's news app. There were a couple highlighting stories about it and how amazing the colors and darks and all were (ie,... Read more…

Artsy
Color
Darks
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Power saving
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg yas203, lg smart3, lg yas203b, lg smart3d, lg 55eg9600, lg yas203bl, lg consumer smart3, lg consumer smart3d, lg consumer 55eg9600, lg electronics 55eg9600
Barcodes 00689860808058, 00719192596955

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