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LG 55LA860

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55" Edge-LED Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Five Industry Awards

This television has received five awards from expert review sites.

Techradar, Avforums.com, Techradar.com/au/ and Av.com.pl all endorse this large TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at one additional expert review site decided that this television was good. This LG television received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

This television has an average expert rating of 77% based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average LG large TVs have good ratings as do all TVs built by LG.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Several customers thought the LG 55LA860 had a good 3D picture quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review on expert review site Expert Reviews “An excellent television with passive 3D and many high-end features.”. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said three years ago “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.” in their review.

Good Support

One person who reviewed the product thought it had good technical guidance. Techradar.com/au/ gave this TV a score of 4 stars and mentioned in their LG 55LA860 review “Buying Guide Best TV 2013 Is this the best-looking TV around? Possibly”.

Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that it was good looking.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had a good interface. Expert website Techradar.com wrote in their LG 55LA860 review “Most other kinds of users will love both its looks and its fabulous best-in-class user interface” .

Has a Built-In Camera

The 55LA860 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

The 55LA860 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LA860.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55LA860 supports smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LA860 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55LA860 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Three Loudspeakers

The LG 55LA860 is a three loudspeaker TV. Most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago have between one and seven loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of large TVs that were released more than two years ago is 21W, and the RMS rated power range from 7.5W to 100W. With an RMS rated power of 34 Watts, the 55LA860's RMS rated power is one of the highest amongst TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LA860.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the 55LA860 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 800 hertz, the LG 55LA860 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55LA860 range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At only 34.1 millimeters, the 55LA860 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One customer who bought the product considered that it did not have good picture quality.

Poor Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the LG 55LA860 considered that it was not good quality. Tech.uk.msn.com said “Sadly, though, this picture quality takes a dive during dark scenes, making the 55LA860W far from ideal for anyone who likes watching films from time to time” in their review of the LG 55LA860.

Poor Smart TV Features

One person who purchased it concluded that it was not good for watching TV catchup services. Cnet.co.uk said on expert website CNET.co.uk “It could also do with a few extra catch-up TV apps” although they still rated it 80 out of 100.

Poor High Def TV

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was not good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews “That doesn't mean it has forgotten about Full HD” in their LG 55LA860 review but in spite of that they still gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the LG 55LA860 is more than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that have been around for more than two years. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The LG 55LA860 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

Across all the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55LA860 the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg. With a weight of 23.4 kilograms, the 55LA860 is one of the heavier TVs that were released more than two years ago amongst televisions of this age.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over three years.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Motion Control
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

5 Awards

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Expert Reviews

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27 September 2013

LG TVs certainly know how to make an entrance. The 55LA860W ? one of LG's most high-end 2013 sets ? is a serious looker, thanks to a bezel so thin you don't even notice it for most of the time;... Read more…

12 September 2013

There's certainly no doubt that the 55LA860W is a good all-rounder, and with a price tag slightly lower than its peers it's certainly one for consideration. But at the £2000+ price level, it's...

12 September 2013

An excellent television with passive 3D and many high-end features, but we wish it had more catch-up TV services...

9 September 2013

Sadly, though, this picture quality takes a dive during dark scenes, making the 55LA860W far from ideal for anyone who likes watching films from time to time.If you're an impulse buyer with a... Read more…

30 July 2013

The LG 47LA860W is best thought of as a massively impressive TV for a living room. It doesn't have the characteristics demanded of a great home cinema, but most other kinds of users will love both...

Techradar

30 July 2013

Buying Guide Best TV 2013 Is this the best-looking TV around? Possibly, and it looks good on paper, too, with a bevy of features including a pointer-style remote and a second screen app. It's also...

Techradar.com/au/

29 July 2013

Just like the LA740V, 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. But with...

9 July 2013

The 55LA860 is a very strong TV from LG, but it's lacking a smidgeon of finesse in the picture department to make it a really great one. It could also do with a few extra catch-up TV apps....

8 July 2013

While it's great to see LG thinking out of the box and delivering the goods with the design and smart features of its latest TVs, on the evidence of both LG 55LA860W and the previously tested...

28 June 2013

Avforums.com

It's fair to say that LG's TVs struggled in our reviews last year, they just didn't offer a performance that justified their higher price tag. There were plenty of areas where the LG line-up was... Read more…

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