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LG 55LN575S

55" Direct-LED Mar 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Smart TV Release Date
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Good Owner Reviews

On average, 55LN575 owners rated this TV 87 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

A few LG 55LN575 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. A to Z said on Amazon “In terms of the picture quality - it is very good, blacks are not exceptional” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Alex Pink said “High quality picture” in his LG 55LN575 review and rated this TV as very good. Alex Pink also said “While sound quality is good, there is not a lot of depth to it”.

Good High Def TV

Several LG 55LN575 reviewers considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago A to Z said on Amazon “There are 3 HD inputs, 3 USB inputs, component input, LAN input”. Amazon Customer gave it a rating of 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The Wi-Fi so far has performed well with no drop out and no problems streaming HD content” in their review of the LG 55LN575. Anil Drubhra mentioned on Amazon “LG 32LN575V 32-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV arrived very quickly” in their review.

Good Remote Control

A few LG 55LN575 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good remote control. "quickbrew" said in their review of the LG 55LN575 on Amazon “You can buy the "Magic" Remote separately, currently available on Amazon for around the”. A to Z said in their review of this TV “In terms of controlling everything the remote works well - although it's a little plasticky” and gave this TV a rating of 4 stars. Chef mentioned in their LG 55LN575 review “Apart from that picture is very good and the free android remote nice if it worked on games”.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer said two years ago “Picture quality very good”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The picture quality is great -- stunning in fact”. Amazon Customer also wrote “The picture quality is fantastic”.

Some customers agreed that the LG 55LN575 had good colour saturation. Darryl Green said on Amazon three years ago “Colors and definition are top notch”. Dave said in his review of this TV “Colours are bright and vibrant”. Mr Sham said “Blacks are very good, colours are lively”.

One person concluded that it was good for playing games on.

One person who purchased the product wrote that it had a wide viewing angle. Darryl Green said “THe VA panel looks similar to the Panasonic e6b panel (pixel shot), so great contrast over viewing angle is a good compromise” in his review of the LG 55LN575.

One LG 55LN575 reviewer reckoned that it had clouding visible in the picture. Darryl Green mentioned “No black clouding at all as far as I am concerned” in his review. One LG 55LN575 reviewer said that it was good for watching standard definition TV. Dave wrote three years ago “Even in standard definition it's very good” in his review of the LG 55LN575.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

Seven people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Three years ago Aaron Corkin he mentioned on Amazon “The set has Freeview HD which includes BBC 1, 2, 3, CBBC, ITV”. Dave gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the LG 55LN575 “The on-board Freeview tuner is also excellent and picked up all the Freeview channels, including the HD ones, with no problems at all”. Ian Wantling said “This LG set is capable of receiving Freeview HD” in his review of this TV.

A few LG 55LN575 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Three years ago Martin Priestley mentioned on Amazon “The connection is good, with iplayer programmes in HD being especially impressive”. Mr D Delargy mentioned on Amazon “Great TV - No Itv Player” and scored it 4 stars. Mr D Delargy also mentioned “If you dont mind not having ITV player then you'll be happy”.

Several LG 55LN575 reviewers considered that it had good apps. Gaz said on Amazon “Use and there are loads of apps available”. Three years ago Ian Wantling scored it 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “There are various info apps and a separate screen for games” in his review of the LG 55LN575. Philippe said on Amazon “Connect to the home wifi, full of really good apps”.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching on demand TV. Amazon Customer wrote in their LG 55LN575 review “It came pre-installed with all the main video on demand services you'd expect including Netflix, Youtube, Iplayer and the new Amazon Prime instant video (not a plug I promise!” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke mentioned in their review on Amazon “My Apple TV only has Netflix and iTunes and I miss watching Lovefilm through the TV in my bedroom”.

A number of LG 55LN575 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it had great smart functions.

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Good Technical Features

Some LG 55LN575 reviewers who bought the product considered that it had good features. A to Z gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said “Great picture and features, sound a little disappointing” in their LG 55LN575 review. A to Z also mentioned “The picture and features do not disappoint, you just may want to improve the sound”. Mark Wardropper wrote on Amazon “Great features including Wi-Fi & Smart TV”.

Robust

Some people who purchased this TV reckoned that it was well made. Three years ago Aaron Corkin mentioned “I bought this TV mainly for gaming and its built in Smart TV capabilities” in his review. Aaron Corkin also mentioned “One downfall of the set is the built in speakers”. Anil Drubhra mentioned on Amazon “It is a really top quality tv - excellent picture quality and superb built in functions” in their LG 55LN575 review.

Easy to Use

A few LG 55LN575 owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. A to Z wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “The menu is intuitive”. A to Z also wrote “The apps are limited as most require you to use the magic remote, not included with this set”. B. C. Harper mentioned “That aside, this is a fantastic tv and have set up our iphones and tablets as remote control using the free app” in their review of the LG 55LN575.

Several customers who reviewed the LG 55LN575 concluded that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote “TV was easy to set up” in their LG 55LN575 review and rated the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “I've found this works well and is very easy to set up”. Also two years ago Gaz mentioned on Amazon “It's so easy to set up and use” in their LG 55LN575 review and gave the LG 55LN575 a score of 5 stars.

Some customers who bought the product considered that it was easy to use the menus. Three years ago Aaron Corkin wrote on Amazon “Bright with a quick access menu to adjust energy saving features (We turn it down in the evenings” in his review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100. Two years ago B. C. Harper rated the product 5 stars and mentioned “All in all, this is a great tv with fast navigation in the menus”. In the same month Bob gave the LG 55LN575 a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The picture quality is great once the default settings are changed” in his review.

One LG 55LN575 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good interface. Three years ago Ian Wantling said “LG 42LN575V - a good, sharp picture and easy user interface” in his review of this TV. One LG 55LN575 reviewer who reviewed the LG 55LN575 thought it was easy to assemble. Two years ago Philip C Agyeman gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “It was very easy to assemble just plug it in” in his review of this TV.

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Good Connectivity

A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was wifi compatible. A to Z rated it 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Movies stream in HD perfectly via wifi with no drop outs”. Two years ago Arem wrote in their LG 55LN575 review on Amazon “LG 32LN575V 32-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV with Built-In Wi-Fi/Freeview HD”. In the same month Chris wrote on Amazon “Great tv wi fi is very quick to respond” in his review.

A few people wrote that the LG 55LN575 was good in terms of connectivity. Donogh Fitzgerald said two years ago “Wireless connectivity is a nice idea” and gave this TV a score of 4 stars. Three years ago Ian Wantling gave it a score of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Connection to your home wifi network via the built in wifi connectivity the set has”. Martin Priestley said on Amazon “The connectivity is really good” in his review of the LG 55LN575 and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Some people who reviewed the product said that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon “Lastly it has 3 HDMI ports and 3 USB ports meaning you can get a TV box, disc player”.

A number of LG 55LN575 reviewers who reviewed the LG 55LN575 said that it was able to connect to the internet. Miss a Wilson wrote in her LG 55LN575 review “It's definitely not a problem with the internet”. Mr Sham mentioned “I don't really make much use of its smart capability (still prefer to do my internet browsing/youtube/gaming etc on my laptop/phone”.

One customer considered that it was ethernet compatible. A to Z mentioned on Amazon “Connectivity is excellent, with built in ethernet and wifi”.

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Nice Design

Several LG 55LN575 owners reckoned that this TV was good looking. Arem rated the LG 55LN575 4 stars and wrote “Good looking TV with lots of features”. Bjf wrote “Beautiful TV monitor” in their review of the LG 55LN575. Devon Trev said in his review of this TV on Amazon “This is a good TV, intuitive, good looking great picture, sound is disappointing.”.

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it was neat. Amazon Customer said in their LG 55LN575 review “Nice neat TV”. Two years ago K Cowan mentioned in their review “This TV has excellent picture quality and a tidy design, I reviewed it on which online”.

A number of LG 55LN575 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was smooth. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon two years ago “Action) looks incredible with vibrant colours and a very smooth picture”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Movies look very smooth”.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was well designed. Chontoman said “Well designed, great images, easy to set-up” in their review of the LG 55LN575 and rated it 5 stars. Kmw rated it as very good and said “It's well built and nicely designed”.

One person who bought this TV concluded that it was ugly. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned in their review “Its not an ugly tv, its thin”.

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Good Sound Quality

Several LG 55LN575 reviewers who reviewed the LG 55LN575 agreed that it had good sound quality. Aaron Corkin wrote “Toslink connector which are ideal for external sound systems” in his review of this TV and rated the LG 55LN575 4 stars. Amazon Customer said “The sound quality is OK for a TV though a little tinny” nonetheless they scored the product 20 out of 100. Amazon Customer also mentioned “That's no use when the audio has such massive problems”.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

LG large TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good Standard Def TV

Two customers reckoned that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. Mr Sham wrote “SD quality is good too, once adjustments have been made” in his review.

Good Support

A few LG 55LN575 reviewers who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance. B Davies said on Amazon “To enable CEC mode (simpilink as LG call it), go to the input screen, then press the 'green' button.-I think these instructions are correct, by default CEC is disabled” in their review of the LG 55LN575. Masons66 rated the product as very good and mentioned “Instructions for use easy to follow” in their LG 55LN575 review. Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke wrote on Amazon three years ago “The instructions didn't seem to cover it” and scored this TV 4 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of LG 55LN575 owners considered that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago Darryl Green gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the LG 55LN575 “They have 3d if interested (I am not”. Dave wrote in his LG 55LN575 review “I wasn't interested in 3D.” .

Good Stand

A few people wrote in their reviews that the LG 55LN575 had a good stand. Ian Wantling wrote in his review of this TV “After assembling the swivel stand and affixing to the tv panel, attach your external aerial and/or set top box”. Mr Sham wrote in his LG 55LN575 review on Amazon “The stand is easy to fix”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 55LN575 owner concluded that the product was noisy.

Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 55LN575 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LN575.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to consider include the Sony KDL-60W855[plb_2182887_price] which has better reviews.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also support smart TV features including the Philips 65PFS5909[plb_2477824_price], or the LG 60LB580[plb_2229280_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the 55LN575 has a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the Sony KDL-60W855[plb_2182887_price] which has better reviews; or the Sharp LC-60LE751[plb_2011961_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Philips 65PFS5909[plb_2477824_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 55LN575 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Has Two Smart Modes

The 55LN575 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55LN575. The smart mode "Cinema" is also found on this TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

A number of customers wrote that this TV was not thin. Three years ago Chontoman said in their review “The sound is not thin as some imply.”. Dizzywizard wrote on Amazon “He said because it is not very thin, Granted this is quite a thick LED set its 75mm thick.”. Three years ago Mr Sham mentioned in his review of the LG 55LN575 “Again it's not the thinnest out there” although he still gave it a rating of 4 stars.

A few people who purchased it thought it was not heavy and bulky. Mr Sham said “The set itself is quite chunky compared to other makes out this year” in his review. Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke said three years ago “My flat screen TV of 10 years in age is massive, heavy and just doesn't compare” although they scored the product 80 out of 100. Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke also wrote “My 40 inch HD LED also is heavier”.

One LG 55LN575 reviewer said that it was not a good depth.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 55LN575 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which are 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-60W855[plb_2182887_price]; or the Sharp LC-60LE751[plb_2011961_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the LG 55LN575 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-60AS802[plb_2285072_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the LG 55LN575 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as 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 a similar time to the 55LN575. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LN575 do not feature OLED technology. The 55LN575 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 55LN575 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst large TVs of this age. The motion interpolation frequencies of similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55LN575 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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Fairly Thick

At 79.1 millimeters, the 55LN575 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago. Similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 55LN575 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm.

Televisions with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the LG 50LN575V[plb_1496443_price] (82.1mm and cheaper).

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LN575S

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 televisions 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
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
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
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Audio Input for DVI
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
IntelĀ® Wireless Display (IntelĀ® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
24p Support
Skype Function
Teletext
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
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
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual

User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 July 2015 by Miss A Wilson
(Verified Purchase)

I loved this TV when it arrived! It was easy to set up, and then, just after the warranty ran out, it suddenly stopped working!!! I mean it stopped being a smart tv! Refuses to connect to... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The picture quality is great, but its not a smart TV its a DUMB TV. It full of great things that DONT WORK. E.g. The smart part is great, but you can never use it because the wifi in the TV is... Read more…

Reviewed 4 June 2015 by Mr. W. Duggan "BigDave"
(Verified Purchase)

Well it's been over a year since I owned this and I will say I am still impressed with the quality picture. The smart features are a bit laggy but hey this is what happens when you combine so much... Read more…

Reviewed 15 March 2015 by Dan
(Verified Purchase)

Had this for nearly 1 year and 5 months and then it just black screened me today.
How convienient that this product only comes with a 12 month warrantee.
Dont buy it turns out its due to... Read more…

Reviewed 13 March 2015 by Chasburt
(Verified Purchase)

Over one year old now and working like a dream. Because the sound was crap I had to add an LG Sound Bar which made it's value double what I originally paid for it.I just hope that technology... Read more…

Reviewed 13 January 2015 by MR AP Browning

Poor product - 12 months of calls to LG with responses like, your TV signal is too strong, its a known bug... The issue is that frequently the TV restarts when using the TV guide, or changing... Read more…

Reviewed 4 August 2014 by Philip C Agyeman
(Verified Purchase)

I love this Television I can actually talk to it, The voice activation is very effective I call up any film or program and voila. I am not much of a techie person but this TV with the magic... Read more…

Reviewed 18 July 2014 by Rjh

Bought this tv for my son. It is fantastic. Im amazed at the sharpness of the picture, especially the hd channels. The smart tv is also very good if used with a Ethernet cable. As well as the... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2014 by Kenny

Good TV for price and good picture quality but would recommended purchasing a sound bar for better sound quality.

(Verified Purchase)

Terrific TV for the money (or even for more money!). Can't fault it, except perhaps that the Smart TV lineup doesn't seem to include ITV Player (LG took a bribe from the BBC maybe?). Don't think... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55ln575, lg 1080, 55ln575v, lg 1080p, 55ln575s, lg 55ln575, 55ln575s/eu, lg 55ln575v, BUNDLE55LN575NB2430, lgelectronics 55ln575, lgelectronics 55ln575v, P-BUNDLE55LN575NB2430-2, P-BUNDLE55LN575NB2430-3, lg electronics 55ln575v, BUNDLE55LN575NB2430-0367912-PACK
Barcodes 00806084279569, 03015220611421, 05053973606231, 05053973606385, 05054063256183, 05054063256190, 05054063256251, 08806084279507, 08806084279521, 08806084279569
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