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LG 55LW340C

55" 60Hz Direct-LED May 2016
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG has good average reviews for its large TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other manufacturers.

Only Released Seven Months Ago

The 55LW340 was only relased by LG seven months ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on televisions that were launched in the last year.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many recently released similar spec televisions.

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Has Six Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the 55LW340 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This TV has a Standard sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on new large TVs. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "Music", "News" and "Sports" are also found on this television.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 55LW340 is more than most latest large TVs. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by similar spec TVs that were released in the last year. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "HE-AAC" and "LPCM" are also supported by this TV.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 55LW340 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions that were launched in the last year which support smart TV features.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the UE50J6240[pl_3834314_price], or the UE55K5510[pl_3416497_price] both from Samsung.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The LG 55LW340 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55LW340.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the UE50J6240[pl_3834314_price], or the UE55K5510[pl_3416497_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55LW340 are not 3D compatible. The 55LW340 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LW340 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other new comparable spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

The slowest refresh rate of televisions that have been available for the last year is 50Hz and the fastest is 900Hz. With a refresh rate of only 60 hertz, the LG 55LW340 has one of the slower refresh rates amongst large TVs of this age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LW340 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LW340 have between one and three HDMI ports, including the 55LW340 which has one HDMI port.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The LG 55LW340 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that have been available for the last year. This LG TV supports a DIVX HD video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by comparable spec televisions that have been around for the last year.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LW340 is 21W. The LG 55LW340 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most latest TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 55LW340 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 55LW340

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that are a similar age to it. 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RS-232 Port
PC Audio in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Management Features
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Child Lock
24p Playback
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Technical Details
RF Input

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55lw340, lg 55lw340c
Barcodes 00719192200203, 00719192200326, 08806087756388

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