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LG 55LF5800

55" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
A+
£117.20 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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9 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

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

Supports Smart TV Features

The 55LF5800 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LF5800 also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55LF5800, the 55LF5800 has a WiFi connection.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 55LF5800 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LF5800 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Has Four Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the 55LF5800 is more than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. This LG TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55LF5800. The sound modes "Game", "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three Video Formats

The 55LF5800 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX, DIVX HD and H.264 are also supported by this television.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The LG 55LF5800 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LF5800. The audio formats "AC3", "EAC3", "HAAC" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 55LF5800 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55LF5800. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG TV.

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4 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 55LF5800 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LF5800 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LF5800, the 55LF5800 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LF5800 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LF5800 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG is also worth considering.

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Only One RF Port

Most televisions that have been available for more than a year have between one and two RF ports, including the LG 55LF5800 which has one RF port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LF5800

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this LG TV is A+, and the 55LF5800 is typical compared to the other 127 televisions of a similar age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55LF5800 is £118.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 55LF5800.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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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Average Thickness

The LG 55LF5800 has a relatively standard thickness (56.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the 55LF5800.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 56.8mm thick TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 55LF580[plb_2822612_price].

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth considering include the LG 55LF5610[plb_2899003_price] (56.8mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

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
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55LF5800uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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 55lf5800
Barcodes 08806087180770

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