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LG 55LB580V

55" Flat Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
A+
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12 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this large TV rated it as excellent.

Easy to Use

Several LG 55LB580 reviewers agreed that the product was easy to setup. Craige B Thorley wrote on Amazon “Excellent picture, easy to set up” in their review. Ladyb111 said in their review of this TV on Amazon in October last year “Have upgraded our TV from an LG 42" bought a few years back, what a difference brilliant picture wonderful look, easy to set up on your own”.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG has good average ratings for its large TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

Good Smart TV Features

One customer said that the LG 55LB580 was good for watching Freeview TV. One LG 55LB580 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good for watching on demand TV.

Nice Design

One customer concluded that it was good looking. John rated this TV 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the LG 55LB580 on Amazon “Pretty Good TV - like having your own cinema”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. In October last year John mentioned “Does all the modern stuff - netflix, amazon, internet, loads of free view channels, links with my pc (photo files just appeared in the menu!”.

Reasonably Priced

One LG 55LB580 reviewer who bought it thought it was good value for money. Peleamsterdam said in their LG 55LB580 review “It is still there.I would conclude that its a great TV for the price for films” but even so they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Size

One LG 55LB580 owner who bought it concluded that it was thin.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years, the 55LB580 supports smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the LG 55LB731[plb_2378784_price] which is cheaper; or the Toshiba 55L7453[plb_2198511_price], or the Panasonic TX-55AS640[plb_2232475_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55LB580 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 55LB731[plb_2378784_price] which is cheaper; or the Panasonic TX-55AS640[plb_2232475_price], and the Toshiba 55L7453[plb_2198511_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 55LB580 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LB580 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on large TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One LG 55LB580 owner thought it was not good for watching sport. Peleamsterdam mentioned “On the down side the picture is not so good for sport” in their LG 55LB580 review and scored it 3 stars.

Poor Product Quality

One LG 55LB580 owner concluded that the LG 55LB580 was not good quality. John said on Amazon “All these very thin TVs seem to have poor quality amps and speakers” but in spite of that he rated the product 4 stars.

Inferior Remote Control

One customer who bought the LG 55LB580 thought it did not have a good remote control. Ladyb111 mentioned on Amazon “Have not got a magic remote will wait and see if I need one”.

Inferior Sound Quality

Several people said in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. John wrote “However had several problems linking the audio to my Home Cinema AV system” in his review of this TV.

Not 3D Compatible

The 55LB580 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55LB580.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LG 55LB731[plb_2378784_price], or the Samsung UE55F6100[plb_2149172_price]; or the Toshiba 55L7453[plb_2198511_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LB580 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Panasonic TX-55AS740[plb_2232469_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LB580 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 55LB580 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the large TVs that have been around for more than two years the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 55LB580's motion interpolation frequency is one of the slowest amongst TVs of this age and spec.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The 55LB580 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LB580 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LB580

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this LG television is A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 55LB580 will cost £118 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 324 TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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 this large TV was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
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
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Video Format
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 28 April 2015 by Peleamsterdam "R Kemp"
(Verified Purchase)

After reading so many good reviews I was rather excited to be getting my new TV. It was replacing a 52" Samsung plasma TV that has served me well but it was well time for a change. On the good... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

The TV is excellent. However had several problems linking the audio to my Home Cinema AV system. I couldn't get the sound and picture to sync. After 4 days persisting, purchasing an optical lead... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Really really love it. does all the modern stuff - netflix, amazon, internet, loads of free view channels, links with my pc (photo files just appeared in the menu!).

Reviewed 30 January 2015 by Ladyb111
(Verified Purchase)

Have upgraded our TV from an LG 42" bought a few years back, what a difference brilliant picture wonderful look, easy to set up on your own. had it a week now and still tweaking, but that's... Read more…

Reviewed 24 December 2014 by Craige B Thorley
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent picture, easy to set up.

Reviewed 9 November 2014 by Cliff Shepherd
(Verified Purchase)

Best TV ever purchased happy with everything you can do.

Reviewed 14 August 2014 by Mr N
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV starting to get used to the smart function, we have wall mounted unit to put it onto, but discovered that LG no longer supply the 4 x screws which allow you to screw it onto a mounting... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £115.37
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £117.20
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Energy Rating
0.58T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55lb580, lg 55lb580v, lgelectronics 3, lgelectronics 3x, lgelectronics 100, lgelectronics 3xh, lgelectronics 3xu, lgelectronics 3xhd, lgelectronics 3xus, lgelectronics 100m, lgelectronics 3xusb, lgelectronics 100mc, lgelectronics 3xhdm, lgelectronics 3xhdmi, lgelectronics 100mci, lgelectronics 55lb580, lgelectronics 55lb580v
Barcodes 08806084578594, 08806084578617, 08806084578624, 08806084578662, 08806084638540, 08806084721174

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