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LG 55EA970

Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 4 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star log.com.tr Editor's Choice
55" Passive Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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12 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this television and have given it four awards.

The writer at one expert review site decided that this LG TV was exceptional and gave it their highest award. This TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from Log.com.tr.

The reviewers at three more expert review sites all decided that this LG television was good. Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com both gave this TV a "5 Star" award and 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, 01net.com, Les Numeriques.com and lemondenumerique.com this television has an average expert rating of 96 out of 100. If all the TVs of a comparable age and type are ranked by average expert review score then this large TV is in the top 4%.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

On average LG large TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all TVs manufactured by LG.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 55EA970, the 55EA970 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55EA970 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55EA970 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have a WiFi connection.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Features OLED Technology

The 55EA970 features OLED technology, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55EA970 do not feature OLED technology.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which feature OLED technology currently available including the 55EC930[pl_2442859_price], or the 55EA980[pl_2042821_price] both from LG which has better reviews.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 55EA970 is a four HDMI port television.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. The 55EA970 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (1,000 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The LG 55EA970 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of this age and type. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55EA970. The smart modes "Cinema", "Music", "Personal", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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4 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One LG 55EA970 owner who purchased the LG 55EA970 said that it was not easy to use the menus. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their LG 55EA970 review “Although a few minor settings could still be perfected”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that have been available for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The 55EA970 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 55EA970 has a greater number of image formats than most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 55EA970. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG television.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55EA970 have annual energy consumptions of between 60kWh and 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. The LG 55EA970 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (146 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EA970

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar type and age to it. 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

It was over two years ago when LG released the 55EA970.

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A. The 55EA970 has an average running cost of £163 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 324 televisions of this age and type.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
2D-3D Converter
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Mobile High-Definition Link
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Motion Control
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

4 Awards

Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 4 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star log.com.tr Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(8)
12 May 2014

If you've got the cash, then there's no doubt that the LG 55EA970V is the best TV that we've tested yet, and it'll no doubt stay on top at least until UHD OLED models land (due in September)....

Digital Versus

11 August 2014

Oubliez la 3D et les TV connectées, 2014 est l?année de l? Ultra HD (abusivement nommée 4K) et de l?Oled. Si nous avons déjà traité de la très haute définition dans un précédent article,... Read more…

Si vous êtes dans une phase de renouvellement de téléviseur et que, pour cela, vous avez un peu de budget, ne cherchez pas plus loin. Foncez sur ce modèle OLED qui affiche une image de toute...

9 July 2014

Malgré son image resplendissante, ce téléviseur perd sa cinquième étoile à cause d'un design qui va vite vieillir, d'une fidélité des couleurs perfectible, et de certains manques pour les...

01net.com

20 June 2014

Le LG OLED 55EA970V est le descendant direct d'un écran que nous avions testé il y a quelques temps. Mais si son ancêtre faisait figure de démo technologique, voici que ce 55 pouces s'annonce... Read more…

Si vous avez le budget, inutile de chercher plus loin, le LG 55EA970V est le meilleur téléviseur testé au laboratoire et il le sera au moins jusqu'à l'arrivée des Oled UHD (annonce pour...

Les Numeriques.com

9 July 2014

Log.com.tr

Düz ekran televizyonlarla ba?layan yeni nesil televizyon devrimi plazmalardan LCD'lere, onlardan da LED'e do?ru bir rota izledi. S?rada ise OLED var. LED'e daha do?rusu LED ayd?nlatmal? LCD'ye... Read more…

2 January 2015

W LG 55EA970V zastosowano nie tradycyjny wy?wietlacz transmisyjny (jak np. w telewizorach LCD), lecz wy?wietlacz emisyjny, w którym ?wiat?o generuj? diody organiczne ? st?d nazwa OLED (ang.... Read more…

Great 3D image quality with no crosstalk
Wide viewing angles, Even, consistent brightness levels over the whole display
Almost instant screen response time
Infinite contrast
Effective motion compensation function
Uneven gamma in the model we tested
Image resolution halves when viewing in 3D mode
Curved design isn't suitable for wall mounting
Quelques lenteurs de lancement des applications
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £2.44
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Total running cost over 5 years £162.68
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Energy Rating
0.81T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ea970, lg 55ea970v, certified 55ea970, certified 55ea970v, lg electronics 55ea970, lg electronics 55ea970v, lg electronics 55ea970va, lg electronics 55ea970vap, lg electronics 55ea970vapi
Barcodes 06418897305964, 06418897305971, 08806084652751, 08806084652775, 08806084652782, 08806908465277

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