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LG 55LX340

LG 55LX340

55" 60Hz Direct-LED Jun 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55LX340 is only £48, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 127 TVs that were released more than a year ago.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG large TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on large TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has One Sound Mode

The number of sound modes found on the 55LX340 is more than most large TVs that have been around for more than a year. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this TV. The sound modes Game,Movie,Music,News,Sports,Standard are also found on this television.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year is 33mm, the thickest is 95mm, and the average thickness is 63mm. With a thickness of only 55 millimeters, the 55LX340 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55LX340.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The LG 55LX340 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this type and age.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Light

The average weight of large TVs that came out more than a year ago is 17kg. When compared to other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LX340 that we have checked, the 55LX340's weight of only 5.3 kilograms is one of the lightest.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 55LX340 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 55LX340 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection which you might want to consider including the Philips 55PFK5500 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55LX340, the 55LX340 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the LG 55EG9109 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55LX340 do not have a built-in camera. The 55LX340 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow Refresh Rate

The 55LX340 has a fairly slow refresh rate (only 60 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago. Large TVs that were released one year ago have refresh rates of between 60Hz and 400Hz, and the average refresh rate is 140Hz.

If you would prefer a faster refresh rate then you might also want to consider the LTDN55K220 (£399.00) (100Hz), or the LTDN55K390 (£416.99) (200Hz) both from Hisense.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LX340 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 55LX340 also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9109, or the 55EC940 both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 55LX340 is 10W and the highest is 60W. The 55LX340 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LX340.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The LG 55LX340 has a quite slow response time (9 milliseconds) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The response times of large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LX340 range from 6ms to 9.5ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LX340

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large TVs that have been available for a comparable time 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
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Refresh Rate
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
My Home Screen
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Performance
Image Format
24p Playback
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Video Compression Format
USB Recording
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Cord Length
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Technical Details
LED Backlight
RF Input
VGA Input Port
Audio Codecs

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £44.07
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £47.11
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55lx340, lg 55lx340h
Barcodes 00719192917941

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