If you are thinking about buying an LG TV then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of TV brands is compiled by analysing over 170,000 user and expert reviews and over 2,100 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 8,300 TVs.
LG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning TVs. Their TVs start at $150 for the 24LF452B which has a display diagonal of 24", a thickness of 53mm and is a full hd TV and go up to $10,000 for the 86UH9500 which has a display diagonal of 86", a thickness of 67mm and is a 4K TV. The average price of a new LG TV is $2,083.
LG are recognised for their wide selection of premium and award winning TVs.
Is LG the Best TV Brand?
So are LG TVs any good? We give every TV a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all TVs we are able to impartially rank all the TV brands.
LG is ranked the No. 2 best TV brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that LG is the 2nd best TV brand out there.
Let's look at how LG TVs compare to the other TV brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
All TV Brands
There's a wide selection of LG TVs available compared to other TV brands, with over 60 LG TVs currently on the market in the US. LG also have better reviews than the typical TV brand, with the average rating of a LG TV being 88%.
The average review score for a LG TV is 88%.
LG have a number of great features including OLED technology and LG ThinQ AI which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of LG TV is $29 (based on a person typically using a TV for 5 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other TV brands.
However LG TVs tend to be more expensive than most other TV brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of TVs
Average Price $818
Price Distribution of All TVs
No. Of TVs
Average Price $2,083
Price Distribution of LG TVs
What Do the LG TV Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every LG TV to work out the average distribution of reviews for LG and then compared this to the other TV brands.
LG has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its TVs than most other brands.
Over 88% of expert reviews and 92% of user reviews for LG TVs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% and 93% respectively across all TV brands.
Purchasers of LG TVs frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, well designed and had nice technical features. Their TVs have also won 590+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to LG TVs by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other TV brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 593 industry awards for LG TVs. The table below compares the number of awards received by LG to other popular TV brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 170,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of LG TVs. over 1,500 of these reviews mention reliability of which 86% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of LG TV owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
86% of reviewers think LG TVs are reliable.
So, most people think that LG TVs are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for LG TVs that mention reliability:
Still waiting for replacement for damaged tv " NOT HAPPY
There is a robust Smart TV platform
There is a robust smart TV platform
built in Wi-Fi
a decent level of build quality
it's well built for a mid-range edge-lit LED
The LG UF6800 is a 4K ULTRA HD TV with a sophisticated 4K up-scaler built in
Throw impressive build quality into the mix
it’s a shame there are no HD tuners built in
Do buy the LG E7 if you like fancy design along with slightly better sound quality built in
what if you could buy a new TV that has an upgraded sound system built in
Anyone reading the AV press recently could be forgiven for thinking that a format war has broken out over 3D TV
broken up by an unusual dip in the lower-right edge where the power-on light glows blue or red
we'd be slightly worried if the images on display didn't look up to scratch
the $2,499 OLED55B6 lacks the build quality
their sometimes lacking build quality I was pleasantly surprised at how nicely this thing is put together
Poor Build Quality
forth enough that it makes the TV look like it is broken
broken remote then the sound went a few months later
Mediocre Build Quality
Features to Look Out For On LG TVs
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of LG TVs that set them apart from the competition. These include OLED technology and LG ThinQ AI.
LG OLED Technology
OLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.
OLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle.