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LG 55EM970

LG 55EM970

55" Flat Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Large TVs built by LG have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just large TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

3D Compatible

The 55EM970 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 55EM970, the 55EM970 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55EM970 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a WiFi connection.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and spec to it.

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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 55EM970 features OLED technology.

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The weights of TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55EM970 range from 2.3kg to 63kg. The 55EM970 is very light (only 10.9 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55EM970 do not have a built-in camera. The 55EM970 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 55EM970 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 55EM970. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 55EM970 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of large TVs that were released more than two years ago is 60kWh and the highest is 320kWh. The LG 55EM970 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (164 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EM970

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 55EM970.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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Average Thickness

At 44.5 millimeters, the 55EM970 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Expert Reviews

I've been enchanted by this new 55in OLED television from South Korea's LG since I saw it at the January 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where it almost took my breath away. I've been... Read more…

21 June 2012

Je krijgt niet alle dagen de kans om een pre-productie model van een gloednieuwe en grensverleggende technologie te zien. Dus waren we niet weinig opgewonden toen we een uitnodiging kregen om LG's... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $295.94
Electricity cost when on standby $1.80
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Total running cost over 5 years $297.74
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55EM970uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 52 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55em970, 55em970v, roadcasescom 55em970, roadcasescom 55em970v, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00040
Barcodes 00648044631493, 08806084084309