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LG 55LA860

55" Full HD Edge-LED Mar 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date $107.61 Electricity cost over 5 years
Five industry awards
Good 3D picture quality
A bit expensive
27 Reviews + 5 Awards
techradar.com/au/ Recommended Techradar Recommended 01net.com 4 Star avforums.com Recommended

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Reviews

Five Industry Awards

This large display diagonal TV has received five awards from television experts.

The editors of four expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this TV. This LG TV received a "Recommended" award from Techradar, Avforums.com, Techradar.com/au/ and Av.com.pl.

01net.com gave this TV a "4 Star" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Nineteen experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this television on average 77 out of 100.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 708 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was March 2014 when LG released the 55LA860.


Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk said in their review of this TV “An excellent television with passive 3D and many high-end features.” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned “The LA860W's IPS panel gives it far-from-optimal picture quality with low contrast and narrow viewing angles, although the colours and 3D rendering are excellent.” .

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55LA860 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a similar age and type to this TV is 520Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the 55LA860 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

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Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The 55LA860 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55LA860 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55LA860 has an ethernet port. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Features

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The LG 55LA860 supports Skype, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The 55LA860 features motion control, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 55LA860 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55LA860 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 55LA860 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The LG 55LA860 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55LA860 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LA860 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The LG 55LA860 supports internet TV. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55LA860 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 55LA860 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Audio

Three Loudspeakers

The 55LA860 is a three loudspeaker TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 34 Watts, the 55LA860 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years. TVs of this age and type have RMS rated powers of between 7W and 100W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The 55LA860 has one of the thinner depths (only 34.1 millimeters) amongst televisions of this age. The depths of TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV range from 2.9mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 55mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00018, lg electronics 55la860v, roadcasescom 55la860w, 55la860vaeu, 55la860vapi
Barcodes 00648044631271, 08806084180148, 08806084180254, 08806084180292, 08806084180308, 08806084180339

LG 55LA860 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55LA860 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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