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LG 55EA9809

hardware.info Gold Award
55" Passive Nov 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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LG 55EA9809 OLED-TV Review - TECHCHECK
Unboxing des ersten LG 55EA9809 (EU- 55EA9800) OLED Curved vor der IFA 2013
LG Curved UHDTV OLED 55EA9809 Review 4K / UHD [Super HD View]

13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This television was given a "Gold" award by Hardware.info who wrote that this LG TV was brilliant.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Chip.de, hifitest.de, tweakers.net and fwdmagazine.be the average expert rating of this large TV is 84 out of 100.

Good Brand

LG is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and LG also has good reviews for its large TVs.

3D Compatible

The 55EA9809 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55EA9809 also are 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the UE55D7000, or the UE55C9000 both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the LG 55EA9809 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider including the UE55D7000, or the UN55F8000 both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55EA9809 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 55EA9809 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the UE55D7000, the UN55F8000, and the UN55H8000 all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is the most frequently found display technology on TVs of this spec and age.

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Features OLED Technology

The 55EA9809 features OLED technology, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which feature OLED technology currently available that you might want to look at including the 55EA970, or the 55EC930 (£1,150.00) both from LG which has better reviews.

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Four Loudspeakers

The 55EA9809 is a four loudspeaker television. Most of the other televisions of this type and age have between one and seven loudspeakers.

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Two Headphones Output Ports

Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55EA9809 only have one headphone output port, however the 55EA9809 has two headphones output ports.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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Two RF Ports

Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55EA9809 have between one and two RF ports, including the LG 55EA9809 which has two RF ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55EA9809 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the UN55ES8000, the UE55ES8000, or the UN55F8000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the LG 55EA9809 is more than most large TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the 55EA9809 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this LG TV. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this LG television.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the LG 55EA9809 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55EA9809. The RMS rated power of large TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 7.5W to 100W.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The 55EA9809 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (146 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 60kWh, the highest is 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EA9809

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable 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 Three Years Ago

This large TV was released over three years ago.

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The average running cost of the 55EA9809 is £163 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 324 TVs of a comparable spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 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
WLAN-Ready Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Voice Control
Stored Teletext Page
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Manual

1 Award

hardware.info Gold Award

Expert Reviews

(7)
10 February 2014

LG's 55EA9809 is een prachtige televisie. OLED heeft duidelijk de toekomst, waarbij vooral de perfecte zwartweergave zorgt voor een hoge wow-factor. Qua beeldkwaliteit staan deze televisie en het...

Hardware.info

18 December 2013

LG's curved oled heeft een uniek design. Het scherm is met een dikte van 4,5mm indrukwekkend plat en ook de gebogen vorm maakt het tot een echte eyecatcher. Het gebruik van materialen als met...

30 September 2013

LG maakt met deze gebogen OLED een goede indruk, maar laat ons anderzijds ook met wat vragen achter. Bewegingsscherpte en de kalibratie uit de doos kunnen ongetwijfeld beter, maar vooral de vraag...

18 December 2014

Getestet und geprüft: Mit der großen Kaufberatung von COMPUTER BILD finden Sie garantiert den besten Fernseher für Ihre Bedürfnisse.Weihnachten steht unmittelbar vor der Tür ? was steht bei... Read more…

Ongevenaarde beeldkwaliteit
Hoogwaardige afwerking
Kleurweergave is zonder kalibratie al prima
Contrast kijkhoek, contrast, kleurweergave, zwartdetail
Magic Remote, geluid
LG's curved oled heeft een uniek design
Het scherm is met een dikte van 4 5mm indrukwekkend plat en ook de gebogen vorm maakt het tot een echte eyecatcher
Het gebruik van materialen als met koolstofvezel versterkt kunststof draagt bij aan de luxe uitstr
Prijs, bewegingsscherpte, kleur kijkhoek, burnin
Keine "echte" Fernbedienung
21 October 2014

Der OLED-TV LG55EA9808 mit Curved-Display ist zwar schon rund ein Jahr auf dem Markt, lässt die aktuelle Full-HD-Konkurrenz im Test aber ganz schön alt aussehen. Das Bild ist besonders...

5 July 2014

Wer bislang Zweifel hatte, ob OLED als nächste Bildtechnik das Rennen machen wird, darf nun sicher sein. Die Leistung der selbstleuchtenden, organischen Bildpunkte ist in jeder Hinsicht grandios....

26 February 2014

HD-TV-Bilder gehen beim 55EA9809 von LG sozusagen mit Vollgas in die Steilkurve. Der erste ?Curved OLED-TV? setzt neue Maßstäbe mit supertiefem Schwarz, brillanten Farben und gigantisch breitem...

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 55ea9809, lg electronics 55ea9809
Barcodes 08806084279934

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