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LG 55LM9600

55" Full HD Passive Feb 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
Four industry awards
Good 3D picture quality
A bit expensive
41 Reviews + 4 Awards
CNET.com.au Editor's Choice Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended avmax.tech2.in.com Best Buy

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of this type and age, this LG TV is one of the most awarded.

This large display diagonal TV received a "Recommended" award from both review sites Digitaltrends.com and Hardwarezone.com.ph, both of which said that this TV was good.

An additional two expert review sites both liked this LG television. This TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from review site CNET.com.au who concluded it was outstanding and it received a "Best Buy" award from website Avmax.tech2.in.com who thought it was would make a great purchase.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on twenty-six expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, firstpost.com and smarthouse.com.au the average expert rating of this TV is 83%.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 708 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Stand

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good stand. Expert review site Hardwarezone.com.sg mentioned in their review of this TV “The HDTV's metallic frame and ingenious Ribbon Stand (which swivels) are also attra”.

Lots of Network Features

Four people reckoned that it had good features. Website Goodhousekeeping.com said in their review of this TV two years ago “Lots of network features”. Eleven years ago expert review site Tech-Faq.com wrote “The LG Vu-CU920 is a great phone with a lot of cool features”.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV was released in February 2013.


Smart TV

Has Both Wired and Wireless Connectivity Options

Two customers who purchased the LG 55LM9600 reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Website Goodhousekeeping.com said “Has both wired and wireless connectivity options”. Expert review site Gadgetsmagazine.com.ph mentioned “The field of battle has shifted dramatically to internet connectivity, with all three major players (Samsung, Sony”.

Supports Internet TV

The 55LM9600 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 55LM9600 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Smart TV.

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two customers reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Avhub.com.au mentioned “Its 3D is magnificent, so long as you don't sit too close to the screen” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com wrote “The 3D is still as crisp” in their review of the LG 55LM9600.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of a similar type and 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55LM9600 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

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Natural Colors With Deep Blacks

Five people who purchased the product considered that it had good picture quality.

Three customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Natural colors with deep blacks”. They also said “Natural colors with vivid details” in their review. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au wrote “The Standard, Cinema and Game presets are generally good, although the Vivid preset was far too bright and oversaturated colours”.

Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Website Digitaltrends.com said “Solid contrast”. Two years ago website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Excellent detail and contrast”.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55LM9600 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 55LM9600 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Audio

Powerful Sound

Four customers who bought it concluded that it had good sound quality. Website Digitaltrends.com wrote “Excellent sound” in their LG 55LM9600 review. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said “We love the design and the speakers are great” in their review of this TV.

Five Loudspeakers

Most large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and seven loudspeakers, including the 55LM9600 which has five loudspeakers.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 55LM9600 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The 55LM9600 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (30 Watts) amongst televisions of this age. The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago is 22W, and the RMS rated powers range from 7W to 100W.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS powers of large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television range from 5W to 50W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 17W. At only 10 Watts, the LG 55LM9600 has a quite low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 55LM9600 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55LM9600 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55LM9600 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The LG 55LM9600 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LM9600 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Thin Design

Five people wrote in their reviews that the LG 55LM9600 was thin. Website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned “Extremely thin bezel”. They also wrote “Thin design” in their review. And also said “Slim bezel and attractive design”.

Quite Thin

Across all the large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years the depths range from 2.9mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 55mm. At only 38 millimeters, the 55LM9600 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Design

Excellent Image Quality

Six owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Excellent picture quality”. Expert website Avhub.com.au said three years ago “Its picture quality is first class”. Expert review site Asia.cnet.com mentioned five years ago “The new LG 55LM9600 is an exception, thanks to its brilliant picture quality which sets a new yardstick for all passive 3D TVs”.

Thin Design

Ten owners wrote in their reviews that the LG 55LM9600 was well designed. Website Goodhousekeeping.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Gorgeous Cinema Screen design”. Expert review site Hardwarezone.com.sg said “To begin with, we adore its almost bezel-free design”. Expert review site Tbreak.ae wrote “And like car manufacturers, sometimes the focus is on design, sometimes on the technology underneath or sometimes just a matter of taking what is already present a” and rated the product 70 out of 100.

Five people who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Expert website Avhub.com.au mentioned “Is its performance equally beautiful? Oh yes.I am inclined to think that 2012 is the year that LG advanced from ‘almost there' into the front rank of TV makers” . They also wrote “LG has produced the season's style stunner in the 55LM9600 television.” in their review. Expert website Asia.cnet.com mentioned “The swanky LG 55LM9600 sets a new yardstick in design” .

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 55lm9600
Barcodes 00719192583603

LG 55LM9600 Review Sources

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