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LG 55LA8609
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LG 55LA8609

55" Flat Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Good

This large TV has an average expert rating of 86 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including hifitest.de, computertotaal.nl and fwdmagazine.be.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG large TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs LG is one of the superior manufacturers.

3D Compatible

The 55LA8609 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think the Samsung UE55D7000 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 55LA8609 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LA8609.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE55D7000 which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55LA8609 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LA8609.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000, or the Philips 55PFS7109.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This television supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 24 Watts, the LG 55LA8609 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 55LA8609. Across all the large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55LA8609 the RMS rated power range from 7.5W to 100W.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55LA8609 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. At 800 hertz, the 55LA8609 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the 55LA8609.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p|480p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Thin

The 55LA8609 has a quite thin thickness (only 34.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LA8609. Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the 55LA8609 the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the 55LA8609 does not have a built-in camera.

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LA8609, the 55LA8609 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the 55EA9809, or the 55EA970 both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Heavy

The LG 55LA8609 is one of the heavier large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LA8609 (23.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LA8609 have weights of between 2.3kg and 63kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LA8609

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 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 Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
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
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
Performance
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Power LED
Processor Clock Speed
Special Features

Expert Reviews

(7)
28 December 2013

De Harmony Touch is uitgerust met een 2.4 inch-touchcreen en beschikt over een trilfunctie, wat een prettige feedback geeft als je een schermselectie maakt. Ook zorgt een ingebouwde... Read more…

13 August 2013

LG's 55LA8609 is feitelijk het nieuwe topmodel uit de LCD serie van de Koreaanse fabrikant, in ieder geval zolang LG ervoor kiest de LA9609 serie niet in Europa uit te brengen. En de LA8609 stelt...

6 August 2013

De 55LA8609 behoort tot de 'op-een-na' meest uitgebreide serie lcd-led-tv's van LG. Bijzonder is dat er geen gewone afstandsbediening wordt meegeleverd bij deze serie, maar alleen nog LG's eigen... Read more…

24 June 2013

De LG 55LA8609 biedt een degelijke beeldkwaliteit en een ruime selectie extra's. De prijs die daar tegenover staat is niet goedkoop, maar duur kunnen we dit toestel ook niet echt noemen. Een prima...

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…

Installatie
Design
Beeldkwaliteit
Kijkhoek
Cinema 3D
Zwartwaarden
Magic Remote
Ghosting bij games
Pluspunten
Installatie
31 January 2014

Konkurrenz kommt unter anderem von Philips mit dem 47PFL7008K. Der 42 Zoll große Bildschirm löst mit 1.920 x 1.080 Pixeln auf. An Anschlüssen (hinten) finden sich AV, Kopfhörer, Scart, LAN und... Read more…

17 January 2014

Der LG 42LA8609 überzeugt im Heimkino, als Gaming-Monitor und als Smart-TV. Die hervorragende Farbwiedergabe mit breitem Betrachtungswinkel macht ihn zu einem Tipp!533Vogel's: Hier finden Sie den...

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 527345, 55la8609, lg electronics 55la8609
Barcodes 08806084279293

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