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LG 55LW540

LG 55LW540S

55" 60Hz Edge-LED May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Just Released Seven Months Ago

Being released just seven months ago, this television is likely to use better technology.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LW540, the LG 55LW540 has a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the LG 55LW540 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This TV has a Standard sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on new large TVs. The sound modes "Game", "Music", "News" and "Sports" are also found on this television.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The 55LW540 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55LW540.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many new comparable spec TVs.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 55LW540 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LW540 which support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 55LW540 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released large TVs are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Sharp LC-50LE651[plb_3767917_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55LW540, the LG 55LW540 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other large TVs that were released in the last 12 months, the 55LW540 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The 55LW540 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Dynamic, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this TV.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55LW540 is 21W. When compared to other new TVs that we have assessed, the 55LW540's RMS rated power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most new large TVs have between one and three HDMI ports, including the 55LW540 which has two HDMI ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The 55LW540 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses (only 300 candellas per square meter) amongst TVs of this age. The average display brightness of large TVs that have been around for the last year is 400 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 300 cd/m² to 800 cd/m².

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Only One RF Port

The LG 55LW540 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been available for the last year have between one and two RF ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LW540

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many recently released similar spec televisions. 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 Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the 55LW540 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LW540.

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Average Thickness

At 63 millimeters, the 55LW540 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LW540.

Other televisions with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55J6100[plb_3422824_price] (64mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
Panel Lock
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
USB Recording
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Technical Details
Audio Codecs

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $65.70
Electricity cost when on standby $2.29
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Total running cost over 5 years $67.99
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55LW540uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.45T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192200241, 00719192200364, 08806087756401
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