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LG 55EG9609
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LG 55EG9609

55" Curved Jun 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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£216.55 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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9 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This LG television received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from hifitest.de.

Good Brand

Based on 6,328 user and expert reviews, LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

3D Compatible

The 55EG9609 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55EG9609 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55EG9609.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55EG9609, the LG 55EG9609 has a WiFi connection.

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LED Display Technology

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

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Features OLED Technology

The LG 55EG9609 features OLED technology, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not feature OLED technology.

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Two RF Ports

Most televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 55EG9609 have between one and three RF ports, including the 55EG9609 which has two RF ports.

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Quite Thin

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55EG9609 the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm. The 55EG9609 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 49.9 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

We compared this television to all the other 49.9mm thick televisions and we think because of it's better review score, the 55EG960 (£1,572.00), and the 65EG960 (£2,850.00) both from LG is also worth considering.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40JU6410 (£449.00) (50mm).

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55EG9609 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 LG 105UC9, or the Samsung UN88JS9500 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Very High Running Costs

This TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the 55EG9609 is £217 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 435 TVs of a comparable spec and age.

Only Three HDMI Ports

The 55EG9609 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55EG9609 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 55EG9609 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55EG9609 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of TVs of this age and spec is 140kWh. The 55EG9609 has a quite high annual energy consumption (196 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55EG9609.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EG9609

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that have been available for more than a year. 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 television was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width

Expert Reviews

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8 October 2015

Sowohl fürs Heimkino als auch für gemütliche Fernsehabende ist der 55EG9609 von LG spitze. Er begeistert mit seiner Bildqualität und hat sich die Auszeichnung ?Referenz? unserer Redaktion...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £214.72
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £216.55
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Energy Rating
1.1T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 28 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 55eg9609
Barcodes 08806087281026

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