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LG 55LW5600

55" Full HD 120Hz Aug 2011
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
Two industry awards
Nice design
Audio is anemic, manual covers dozens of models
33 Reviews + 2 Awards
Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This large display diagonal TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both websites PC Mag and Digitaltrends.com, both of which wrote that this LG TV was exceptional.

Average Expert Reviews

Sixteen experts from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, pcworld.com_techhive.com and engadget.com have rated this TV on average 79%.

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 11 user reviews this TV has a terrific average user rating. 10 reviewers (90% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 9,080 expert and user reviews (including 707 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its large display diagonal televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Audio

Audio is Anemic, Manual Covers Dozens of Models

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. Evogadget.com wrote in their review of this TV “La imagen se distorsiona si se mira desde ciertos ngulos, la calidad del audio es regular y se deben usar lentes para disfrutar de imgenes en 3D”. Karryf wrote in their review of the LG 55LW5600 “The sound on the tv is not great.”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was quiet. Jzb said in their review of this TV “This seems to prevent me from doing closed caption on cable which is nice for some movies where the speach is inaudible”.


Support

Audio is Anemic, Manual Covers Dozens of Models

One owner who reviewed this TV considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Five years ago Evogadget.com mentioned “Audio is anemic, manual covers dozens of models” in their review of this TV.


Design

Nice Design

Three customers who reviewed it considered that it was good looking. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned in their review of the LG 55LW5600 “The stylish, 47-inch LG 47LW5600 packages impressive connected-TV features with decent image quality, 3D support” . Sbabysuper said on Tigerdirect.com “The picture is beautiful” in their review of this TV and rated it 8 stars. Jzb said on Tigerdirect.com “Have to say that the limited use I have of it so far is pretty impressive”.

Two people who bought it concluded that it was neat. Pcmag.com rated it 7 stars and wrote on expert website PC Mag “Throws in a handful of other neat f”. Six years ago Darren wrote in his review of this TV “It comes with a remote and a neat mousy remote”.

One person who bought the product said that it was smooth. Cherry_nutz mentioned on Tigerdirect.com “Very smooth motion because it is 120hz refresh rate”.

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Robust

Three owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was well made. Expert website Televisioninfo.com said “The LG 47LW5600 is a solid LCD TV that has excellent color”. Expert review site Gadgetreview.com said “A solid TV with good color quality” in their LG 55LW5600 review. Cherry_nutz said on Tigerdirect.com “I have had no problems and it comes with 4 pairs of glasses for 3D and even a wireless land adapter for the built in apps”.

One owner thought it was reliable. Juney mentioned on Tigerdirect.com five years ago “Features galore, reliability” in their review of this TV.

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Good 2D Picture Quality

Twelve people who bought it considered that it was good quality. Evogadget.com mentioned “Good 2D picture quality”. Evogadget.com also mentioned “Excellent good 2D and 3D quality” in their review. Expert website Hdtvsolutions.com wrote six years ago “The edge-lit LED LG 47LW5600 delivers consistently high quality 2D and 3D performance at a competitive price point”.

Good Remote Control

Five customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Five years ago Evogadget.com said “Wiilike remote control included” in their review of this TV nonetheless they only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Evogadget.com also mentioned “Control remoto que responde a movimientos, soporta la conectividad DLNA, es compatible con 3D y tiene un amplio rango de contraste” in their review. Evogadget.com also said “Good remote control” in their review.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Five years ago Evogadget.com wrote “Very comfortable 3D viewing”. Expert review site Hereshow.ca scored it 5 stars and wrote “The polarizer glasses are far more comfortable than active-shutter glasses” in their review of this TV.

One owner said in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup. Evogadget.com said in their review of the LG 55LW5600 “Easy to set up” but despite that they gave it a rating of 14 out of 100. One customer reckoned that the product had a good interface. Expert website Televisioninfo.com mentioned “The user experience and interface is very good” .

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Power

Energy Efficient

One owner who reviewed the LG 55LW5600 reckoned that it was good in terms of power usage. Evogadget.com wrote “Energy efficient” in their review of this TV but despite that they rated the product 1 stars.


Features

Lots of Mediastreaming Features

Nine people mentioned that the LG 55LW5600 had good features. Evogadget.com wrote in their LG 55LW5600 review “Lots of mediastreaming features”. Hdtvsolutions.com said in their review of this TV “As hardware and software products mature, more and more features seem to seep into them” . Pcworld.com_techhive.com said in their review of this TV “For $1530 (as of April 10, 2011), this 47-inch, LED-backlit set delivers decent image quality, great connected-TV features”.

Good Remote Control

Six people who bought it thought it had a good remote control. Five years ago Evogadget.com wrote in their review of this TV “Decent backlit remote” yet they gave the product a score of 1 stars. Evogadget.com also wrote “Innovative gesturecontrolled remote” in their review. Cherry_nutz mentioned six years ago “The pointer mouse remote is nice also!”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Expert website Gadgetreview.com said in their review of this TV “The LG 47LW5600 comes with all of the latest bells and whistles, including 3D, built-in apps and wireless connectivity, all for a dec” .

Good Smart TV

Two customers concluded that this TV had good apps.

Has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port

The 55LW5600 has an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) port. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television also have an Anynet (HDMI-CEC) port.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was August 2011 when LG released the 55LW5600.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55LW5600 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55LW5600 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who purchased it concluded that it was lightweight.

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was thin. Expert website Techmagnifier.com rated it 6 stars and mentioned in their LG 55LW5600 review six years ago “The LG LW5600 3D LCD HDTV is a slim LED lit LCD model which has created quite a buzz in th”.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 29.9 millimeters, the LG 55LW5600 has one of the thinner depths amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average depth of comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television is 55mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55LW5600 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched around the same time as this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The LG 55LW5600 has a child lock. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years also have a child lock.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LW5600 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many 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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Affordable Entry for 3D HDTV

Four customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Evogadget.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Affordable entry for 3D HDTV” . Expert website Hereshow.ca wrote in their review of the LG 55LW5600 “This is an excellent television for 2D HDTV”. Six years ago Darren mentioned in his review of this TV on Tigerdirect.com “The wireless works perfectly - even when streaming HD movies”.

Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 120 hertz, the 55LW5600 has a relatively typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a Full HD Display

The 55LW5600 has a Full HD display, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Very Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 2.6 milliseconds, the 55LW5600 has one of the faster response times amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The response times of TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV range from 2ms to 16ms, and the average response time is 6ms.

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Good 2D Picture Quality

Seven customers said in their reviews that the LG 55LW5600 had good picture quality. Evogadget.com said in their review of this TV “Excellent blacks and shadow detail”. Expert website Cnet.com wrote “The LG LW5600's 2D picture quality is very good for an edge-lit LED-based LCD TV, especially in bright rooms” and scored it 7 stars. Consumersearch.com wrote in their review of this TV “The 55-inch LG 55LW5600 is winning fans for its combination of good picture quality and cutting- edge features”.

Three owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good contrast ratio. Five years ago Evogadget.com said “Decent black levels for an edge lit LCD”. Evogadget.com also said “Very dark blacks” in their review. Evogadget.com also mentioned “The LG 47L 5600 evinced excellent color in bright and dark areas, along with relatively deep black levels and even screen uniformity for an edge-lit LED-based LCD TV” in their review.

One customer thought the product had a good refresh rate.

One owner said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. College Student gave it a score of 7 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Tigerdirect.com “Like my last LG the picture is amazing the colors are just spectacular if your going to buy a 55”.

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2D 3D

Twenty-five owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Evogadget.com said “Effective 2D to 3D upconversion” in their review of the LG 55LW5600. Evogadget.com also said “3D effects better than expected” in their review. Evogadget.com also said “2d 3d” in their review.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55lw5600
Barcodes 00719192580961

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