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LG 50LB580V

50" Flat Mar 2014
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16 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 22 user reviews the average user rating of this TV is 82 out of 100.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was easy to use. Richard scored the LG 50LB580 very highly and he said “A much better picture, definitely would recommend, picture excellent and very easy to use”. One person who reviewed the LG 50LB580 considered that it was easy to setup. James Wilkinson said two years ago “Very good tv, easy to set up” in his review of the LG 50LB580.

One LG 50LB580 reviewer mentioned that it was easy to use the menus.

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LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

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

Good Product Quality

Some people who reviewed this TV considered that it was good quality. Grumpy wrote on Amazon “A fantastic bit of kit, quality sound and picture, just adjust settings for the better sound” in their review of the LG 50LB580 and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Grumpy also mentioned “A TV I would recommend to anyone wanting quality”.

Good Sound Quality

A number of LG 50LB580 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had good sound quality. Davy scored the product 5 stars and mentioned “Excellent TV with good picture & sound” in their review of this TV. Davy also said “Excellent TV and picture and sound are really good”.

Good Remote Control

One person who bought it considered that it had a good remote control. Davy said “Had to buy the Magic remote plus LG Dongle to make that remote work as it should which it does.”.

Nice Design

One LG 50LB580 reviewer who purchased the LG 50LB580 thought it was ugly. Damian Snedden gave the product an excellent review score and he wrote on Amazon “No more ugly freesat box either as I was able to connect my satellite dish directly to the”.

Good Support

One person who reviewed the LG 50LB580 thought it had good technical guidance. Davy rated it 5 stars and said “If I hadn't got someone in to fit it on the wall and tune some of it in, I would have been lost as the instructions are not very good”.

Good Smart TV Features

One person thought this TV was good for watching on demand TV. Last year Davy scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “You also get Now TV, Amazon Prime Instant, Netflix, Five, BBC IPlayer plus about 9 other apps”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who purchased it thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Davy wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “It has 3 USB and 3 HDMI ports”.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the 50LB580 supports smart TV features.

Other televisions which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 55LB730[plb_2233832_price], the Samsung UE50H6200[plb_2233929_price], or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 50LB580, the LG 50LB580 has a WiFi connection.

Alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the LG 55LB730[plb_2233832_price], the Samsung UE50H6200[plb_2233929_price], or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 50LB580 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the televisions of this age and type. Most of the TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 50LB580 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Light

Across all the similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg. With a weight of only 13.8 kilograms, the 50LB580 is one of the lighter large TVs that were released more than two years ago amongst TVs of this age.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 92 kilowatt hours, the LG 50LB580 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 50LB580. The lowest annual energy consumption of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 50LB580 is 60kWh and the highest is 320kWh.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 50LB580 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 55LB730[plb_2233832_price], the Samsung UE50H6200[plb_2233929_price], or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 50LB580, the 50LB580 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50LB580 do not feature OLED technology. The 50LB580 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 50LB580 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst large TVs of this age. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of a similar type and age to the 50LB580 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 50LB580

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 50LB580 is £103, which is typical compared to the other 324 large TVs that came out more than two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this age and type. 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 Two Years Ago

LG released the 50LB580 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On Screen Display
Performance
Video Format
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 27 June 2015 by James Ellis
(Verified Purchase)

Cancelled order.

Reviewed 21 June 2015 by Lod A
(Verified Purchase)

Ok, so having 9 TVs in my house from Pioneer, samsung, panasonic and Sony I thought I would try an LG for the 1st time. What can I say, I actually prefer this to my Panasonic 3D which cost 3.5... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2015 by Richard
(Verified Purchase)

Very VERY pleased with it, after buying a smaller 32" for the kitchen, visitors all remarked on picture quality, decided to buy a 50" for the lounge, to replace a perfectly good one but a... Read more…

I got this tv free with a contract phone I got think it was going to be another crap product but its amazing and would highly recommend it . no more ugly freesat box either as I was able to... Read more…

Reviewed 15 March 2015 by ElviraJohnson
(Verified Purchase)

Love love love my big screen t.v. great picture ..

Reviewed 5 February 2015 by Davy
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent TV and picture and sound are really good. If I hadn't got someone in to fit it on the wall and tune some of it in, I would have been lost as the instructions are not very good. It didn't... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Best Tv I've ever bought! Highly recommend to anyone. Love it.

Reviewed 14 December 2014 by Grumpy
(Verified Purchase)

A fantastic bit of kit, quality sound and picture, just adjust settings for the better sound. A TV I would recommend to anyone wanting quality.

Reviewed 15 November 2014 by Raymond Turner
(Verified Purchase)

It is ok but I am disappointed that it has no HDMI connections.

Reviewed 28 October 2014 by Anthony Floreano
(Verified Purchase)

Resolution is good but the sounds is horrible... You'll need a sound bar.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £100.95
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £102.78
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Energy Rating
0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 50lb580, lg 50lb580v
Barcodes 08806084637482, 08806084637505, 08806084637550, 08806084637574

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