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LG 55LF580
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LG 55LF580

55" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Easy to Use

Three LG 55LF580 reviewers who bought the LG 55LF580 reckoned that it was easy to setup. Philip Lamyman wrote in his review on Amazon “Came on time, easy to set up, lovely picture, just right”.

Good Brand

LG large TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the superior brands.

Good Picture Quality

One person said in their reviews that the LG 55LF580 had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Jennifer Barraclough gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she wrote in her review of the LG 55LF580 “Amazing picture quality & do easy to set up Would definitely recommend this”.

Good Connectivity

One customer thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections.

Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 55LF580 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 55LF580 also support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper televisions such as the KDL-55W755[pl_2863381_price], or the KDL-55W756[pl_2851052_price] both from Sony.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV features which you might also want to look at including the Philips 55HFL5010[plb_2954851_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55LF580 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55LF580 also have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to look at including cheaper TVs such as the KDL-55W756[pl_2851052_price], or the KDL-55W755[pl_2863381_price] both from Sony.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Philips 55HFL5010[plb_2954851_price] is also worth considering.

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4 Reasons Against

Poor Stand

One LG 55LF580 owner considered that the LG 55LF580 did not have a good stand. Nutopia mentioned in their review of the LG 55LF580 on Amazon in December this year “Love this TV! The stand is very flimsy.” but despite that they rated it as excellent.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LF580, the 55LF580 is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE55H6200[plb_2233928_price]; or the 55PFT6510[pl_2817637_price], or the 55PFT6550[pl_2867655_price] both from Philips.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LF580 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55LF580 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LF580 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LF580

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to 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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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 56.8 millimeters, the LG 55LF580 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-55W807[plb_1543809_price] (64mm) which is also cheaper.

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User Reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2016 by Nutopia

Love this TV!! The stand is very flimsy, but great up on the wall. The only thing I would say is that the Cheetah mount is recommended for this TV, but it isn't a great fit. It doesn't allow for... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2015 by Philip Lamyman
(Verified Purchase)

Came on time ,easy to set up ,lovely picture,just right.thanks...

Reviewed 7 November 2015 by Jennifer Barraclough
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent buy ... Amazing picture quality & do easy to set up Would definitely recommend this...

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Electricity cost when switched on $87.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $87.36
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00013088327884, 05054629730669, 08806087140521, 08806087140545, 08806087140569, 08806087140613, 08806087140705