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LG 55LW540

75

Overall Score

LG 55LW540

LG 55LW540
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A fully featured and very economical to run 55" Full HD TV, but representing only middle of the road value for money
55" Full HD No 63mm May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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LG 55LW540 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the LG 55LW540 number 64 in 55 inch TVs.
64
Value for Money
Good
80
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Running Costs
$74 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of $74 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Energy Star certified
RoHS compliant

LG 55LW540 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 55LW540 will cost $74 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The 55LW540's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 78% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 55LW540 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 55LW540 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 55LW540's thickness of 63mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 44% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55LW540 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 55LW540's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is in the slowest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The high frequency rates of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz.

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 55LW540 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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RoHS Compliant

The 55LW540 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of TVs are not RoHS compliant.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 55LW540 of 1,200 is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 47% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 55LW540 of only 10W is lower than 90% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Features USB Recording

The 55LW540 features USB recording, unlike 90% of televisions which do not feature USB recording.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all TVs is 6.9ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 50ms. The LG 55LW540's response time of 9ms is slower than 88% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LW540 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Has an Equalizer

The 55LW540 has an equalizer, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 55lw540s

Barcodes:

00719192200241, 00719192200364, 08806087756401

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