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LG 55EG960V

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55" Curved May 2015
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19 Reasons For

Fourteen Industry Awards

This 4K and 8K TV has received fourteen awards from experts.

This LG television received an "Editor's Choice" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Good Gear Guide.com.au, Ferra.ru and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom decided that this 4K and 8K TV was exceptional.

This 4K and 8K TV was given a "Recommended" award by both Pocket Lint and Tek.no, both of which thought that this TV was good.

This LG TV received a "Highly Recommended" from Hdtvtest.co.uk who concluded that this 4K and 8K TV was great.

Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this LG television a "5 Star" award and it received an "Ulitmate" award from Hardware.info.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

On average, based on twenty-seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint this LG TV has an overall expert rating of 92%. This puts this television in the top 6% of all the TVs of a similar age and type when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This television has an exceptional average owner rating based on 144 owner reviews.

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 55EG960 owners who reviewed the LG 55EG960 reckoned that it had good picture quality.

A number of customers thought the LG 55EG960 had good colour saturation. Stuff.tv gave it an excellent review score and said “Deep, luscious blacks and punchy, bright colours.” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said in their review “OLED technology, LG's EG960T provides sensationally deep blacks and amazing colours”.

One LG 55EG960 owner concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Squashplayer gave this TV a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Also good is the hugely wide viewing angle, something not available on Samsung/ non- OLED as far as I've seen”.

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Good High Def TV

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In December last year J. G. Osborn said on Amazon “Are prepared to pay for UHD versions of films from the usual sources, so my comments are based on HD content, which is amazing” in their LG 55EG960 review. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote “It delivers the combination we've been waiting for – 4K Ultra HD resolution”. Avforums.com mentioned in their review “The EG960V is the first Ultra HD 4K OLED TV that LG have released in the UK” .

Nice Design

A few people mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert website Stuff.tv wrote “Remember you're paying premium for the brand new TV technology The LG 55EG960V is a gorgeous TV” in their review. Expert website Gadgetguy.com.au said in December last year “It's looking pretty good for the role”. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk said in their review of this TV “The LG 55EG960 is a gorgeous piece of kit”.

One LG 55EG960 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was luxurious. Last year Pcauthority.com.au mentioned “It's not the best because it's big – though the review unit I sampled was the luxurious 65-inch model (a 55-incher is also available”.

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Good Product Quality

Some LG 55EG960 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Gurinder Grewal gave the LG 55EG960 a very good rating and said “Picture quality is outstanding on normal HD so eagerly awaiting to see how picture quality will be like on 4K once it is avialable” in their LG 55EG960 review. N. Harris wrote in their LG 55EG960 review “Perfect picture quality” .

Good Technical Features

Two LG 55EG960 owners said in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 had good features. Philip L. said in his review of the LG 55EG960 this month “It is very user friendly with all the latest features and a superb picture that looks great from every angle” and gave this TV a very good rating.

Easy to Use

One LG 55EG960 reviewer who bought it considered that it was easy to use. Squashplayer said “More responsive and easier to use”. One person said in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 was easy to use the menus. In December last year Digitalversus.com wrote “The upscaling is more effective, menus more responsive” in their review of the LG 55EG960.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG is one of the better rated television manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and LG also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.

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Good Remote Control

One LG 55EG960 reviewer who bought the product mentioned that it had a good remote control. In December last year expert website Avforums.com said in their review “It incorporates all the latest developments in that particular technology, along with the most recent version of webOS and a new magic remote”.

Good Size

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Framed by a slim b”.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 55EG960 which are not 3D compatible, the 55EG960 is 3D compatible.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE55JS9000[plb_2824102_price] or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price], or the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price] both from LG.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 55EG960 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago also support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE55JS9000[plb_2824102_price] or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price], and the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price] both from LG are also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55EG960 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

There are a number of other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at including a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE55JS9000[plb_2824102_price] or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price], or the 65UF950[pl_2798638_price] both from LG.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Features OLED Technology

Unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago which do not feature OLED technology, the 55EG960 features OLED technology.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which feature OLED technology currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price].

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Two RF Ports

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and three RF ports, including the LG 55EG960 which has two RF ports.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of TVs that are a similar age to the 55EG960 range from 11mm to 100mm. At only 49.9 millimeters, the 55EG960 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55EG960.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the Samsung UE55JS9000[plb_2824102_price] (90.7mm and cheaper) or the LG 65UF950[plb_2798638_price] (48.5mm and higher rated).

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A few LG 55EG960 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was not good value for money. Expert review site Stuff.tv said “It's a pricey screen.” . Stuff.tv also wrote “It's also on the pricey side.”. Expert review site Whathifi.com said in the same month “£3800 is a hefty amount of money for a 55in screen.” in their review of the LG 55EG960.

Two LG 55EG960 reviewers who reviewed this TV thought it was not cheap.

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Poor Support

Some people who reviewed it said that it did not have good technical guidance. J. G. Osborn said in their review of the LG 55EG960 on Amazon “Also, there are no useful instructions” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 4 stars.

Poor Connectivity

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was not good in terms of connectivity. J. G. Osborn mentioned in their review of the LG 55EG960 “Poor connectivity and limited functionality due to the lack of instructions”.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed this TV thought it did not have a good 3D picture quality.

Inferior Standard Def TV

One person wrote in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 was not good at displaying standard definition TV. J. G. Osborn mentioned on Amazon “Sharpness does highlight the limitations of SD, although hopefully this will become less important once 4k is available”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55EG960 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 55EG960 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Pricey

After checking the price of 179 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year they range in price from £280 to £13,999. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year.

Only Three HDMI Ports

The LG 55EG960 is a three HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55EG960 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most TVs of this spec and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the LG 55EG960 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EG960

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 4K and 8K TV was released.

Specification

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Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide
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Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

14 Awards

ferra.ru Editor's Choice hardware.info Ulitmate flatpanels.dk Reference Award techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star Techradar Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star tek.no Recommended Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice avforums.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended - Best in Class Lydogbilde.no Award Pocket Lint Recommended

Expert Reviews

(41)
27 November 2015

With the only other competitor to LG's flagship 65" costing more than twice as much, I think the 65EG960V has a lot going for it.As a PC gamer, I don't have a next gen console immediately...

4 October 2015

OLED is still the topic of conversation at electronics fairs. LG is the only manufacturer that has managed to successfully produce and sell the TVs and it is clear that LG believes that OLED is... Read more…

21 September 2015

In a world of empty marketing phrases, black is the only word that LG really needs to sell its new range of OLED (organic light emitting diode) TVs that have turned up in Singapore in the past... Read more…

5 August 2015

You pay a premium for OLED. But dare I say, for the true enthusiast, it is a premium worth paying. In my opinion, the LG 55EG960T OLED UHD TV is the best 55-incher on the market, and I'd be pretty...

5 August 2015

So is the LG EG960V's OLED panel better than an equivalent flagship LCD? For black levels, absolutely, it's as good as things get. For colour, it's a bit mixed ? it loses some of the realism for...

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User Reviews

(75)
Reviewed 4 August 2015 by JasonBlind

Really pleased with the purchase. This is the Ultimate picture quality and the crispness of the picture is unbelievable. I spent a long time researching and waiting to replace my old Plasma TV.... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2015 by Lal79

Ok, it's a big investment but the picture quality on this TV is stunning. It does give a deep black and as a consequence the colours are really sharp without being over saturated. I love the... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2015 by Rapideye

I wanted great picture quality and was immediately struck by the richness of colour and deepness of black that the OLED technology is able to generate. When watching in HD we've been thrilled by... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Wheels72

When I decided to upgrade from my previous 40" TV I decided to invest in getting the best quality that I could, and what a good decision that turned out to be. The colour is so rich and vibrant,... Read more…

Reviewed 23 October 2015 by MykLo

When LG combined their OLED technology with UHD resolution I decided it was time to upgrade. Whenever you buy a new TV you always know something more advanced will be around the corner but the... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55eg960, lg 55eg960v, lg electronics 55eg960, lg electronics 55eg960v, lg electronics lg55eg960, lg electronics lg55eg960v
Barcodes 00635131626067, 08806087216752, 08806087216837, 08806087216943, 08806087217100

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