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LG 32LB550

31.5" Flat 56.5mm Jul 2014
A
Display Diagonal Screen Shape Depth Release Date £61.12 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good quality
Good value for money
Poor expert reviews
187 Reviews

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Good Value for Money

Sixty-three owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Website Newegg.com scored the LG 32LB550 5 stars out of 5 and wrote two years ago “6200 nVidia engine 512MB RAM Twin VGA output Cooled by fan that does not require extra power Standard PCI The Price”. They also said “This is a very good card for someone with an older machine or just a limited budget” in their review. And also wrote “Tl; dr Price for performance is the value here, 100 less than nvidia 980, runs everything at max, even gta 5 at 4k”.


Reviews

Poor Expert Reviews

This small display diagonal television received an expert rating of 60% from whathifi.com. TV experts don't rate this LG TV very highly.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

32LB550 owners on average rated this TV as marvellous. Over 77% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Users think this TV is one of the better small display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 9,080 user and expert reviews (including 717 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically for its small display diagonal TVs compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Lovely Remote Control

Thirty-three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Nick59 mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk two years ago “Excellent TV and easy to set up, well worth its money” in their review of this TV and scored this TV 5 stars out of 5. Liz said in her review of this TV “Easy to set up and use and reasonably priced” . Mark wrote “Very easy to set up just 4 screws to tighten the two legs which I like at both ends of the TV, therefore room to place the remote” in his review of this TV.

Thirteen people concluded that the LG 32LB550 was easy to use. Website Whathifi.com mentioned “Lovely remote control” in their review of this TV but even so they only gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Mac gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote “Purchased for my mother and is exactly the right size and is simple to use”. Pip mentioned “Very good tv easy to use and looks good” and rated the product 5 stars out of 5.

Five people who bought it thought it was easy to use the menus. Website Newegg.com said “Runs cool idle 31C full load 58C playing games at 1440p with no problems at maxed settings” in their review of this TV. They also wrote “Runs everything on Maximum settings” in their review. And also said “I bought this to replace an older card that was struggling with medium settings in newer games”.

Two owners said in their reviews that the product was easy to handle. Website Newegg.com scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “It is handling what I thro”. They also said “It also handles my three screens somewhat well (see cons” in their review.

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Good Quality

Fifty-one owners who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Website Newegg.com wrote “High quality heatsink” in their review of the LG 32LB550. They also said “Excellent Build Quality The chassis is built solid, 3 fans is the best option for a non liquid cooled system My previous Gainward Phantom GTX 780 ti had 3 fans” in their review. Mrsp scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TV “Good picture and sound quality”.

Smooth

Seventeen owners who reviewed this TV said that it was good looking. Mitzybudgie gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “It is also very stylish and the sound quality is excellent”. Lib 62 mentioned “So far it seems fantastic value for money, picture is crisp and the sound is pretty good for something so light”. Podo1985 wrote in their review of the LG 32LB550 “Very good tv all modern and good picture quality easy to set up and looks stylish! Best buy item!”.

Fourteen customers who purchased it thought it was well designed. Linda wrote “Good all rounder and value for money, contemporary design”. Bri60 said “And a well designed remote easy to use”. They also mentioned “Overall a well made product, nice design, good sound” in their review.

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was smooth. Website Newegg.com said in their review of this TV “Smooth Gaming 1080p 60 FRAMES, Little stutter in most titles”. They also mentioned “Got to play Star Wars Battlefront beta weekend with super smooth frame rates running at ultra” in their review.

Two owners said in their reviews that this TV was neat. Smartypants mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Excellent value for money stylish neat smart and I think it's great”.

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Well Made

Ten people said in their reviews that this TV was well made. Two years ago website Newegg.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Solid built”. They also said “Backplate and heatsink bracket feel solid, card doesn't sag at all” in their review. And also wrote “Solid Backplate for improved cooling”.

Three people said in their reviews that it was reliable. Wally said in his review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk “Always try to buy lg as I find the reliability has always been excellent”. Pukkajon mentioned in their review of this TV “Should be reliable with the LG name”.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

Three owners concluded that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Two years ago Stocksbridge Owl mentioned “Ideal Freeview TV for a bedroom” in their review of this TV. An anonymous reviewer said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “This TV is sold as HD ready with built in free view tuner however it fails to mention that it will not show free view HD channels” nonetheless she only gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 32LB550 will cost £62 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 542 TVs of this age and type.


Features

Nice Stand

Three customers considered that it had a good stand. Patty gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and she mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Love the TV for quality of picture and style, only downside is the legs stick out at The sides, would prefer central stand for more stability” in her review of the LG 32LB550. Surbhi wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Great size, great quality, helpful stand” in their review of this TV. G mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “The stand looks good”.

Good for Wall Mounting

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was good for wall mounting. Lin said “With suitable wall mount has completed room” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Alex rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Good price, nice design to wall mount” in his LG 32LB550 review.

Good Remote Control

Three customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good remote control. Bullnose wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “The remote control is quite lightweight” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

Two customers said in their reviews that the product had good features. Oldlady99 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “This is a very easily set up great features and sound lots of free view channels to choose from” in their LG 32LB550 review. Steve wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Excellent TV and great value as well, great picture and lots of feature's, highly recommend”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Fifty-five owners concluded that it had good sound quality. Website Newegg.com gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “This feature might sound trivial.” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Perfect wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Really good picture and sound really pleased”. Paul1972p said on expert website Argos.co.uk “Good value, piece of cake to set up, picture quality and sound are very good, can't fault it” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Quiet

Four owners who reviewed the LG 32LB550 concluded that it was quiet. Website Newegg.com mentioned two years ago “Quieter and cooler running than the 6950” . Alan M. rated it 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote “This thing is whisper quiet in my case”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Twenty-two people thought the LG 32LB550 had good picture quality. Website Newegg.com mentioned “So far the Card is doing its job at 1080p Graphics turned” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Phoebe wrote in her review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk “Overall, TV looks good, has great picture quality and clarity”. Laus53 mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “We were really impressed with the picture quality and design” in their review of this TV and rated this TV 5 stars out of 5.

Good At Displaying High Definition TV

Five customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Website Newegg.com gave the LG 32LB550 a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Very good card in terms of performance per dollar compared to the Nvidia line up for a 1080p HD gaming card”. Robmo said on expert website Argos.co.uk two years ago “Put a full HD signal through it”. In the same month Shake Uk mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Argos.co.uk “HD led picture, adequate sound, 2 hdmi ports, paid less than two ton”.

Not 3D

The LG 32LB550 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the UE37ES6300U, or the UE32H6200 both from Samsung or the LG 32LY760.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of this type and age the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,200Hz. The 32LB550 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (120 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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31.5 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 31.5 inches television.

Other 31.5" TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the SEG Sydney which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LG 32LY340 (31.51" and higher rated), or the Sony KDL-32R405 (32" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2014 when LG released the 32LB550.


Weight & Dimensions

Heavy and Bulky

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com wrote “Super fast card, runs very cool even under a heavy load” in their review of this TV.

Good Size

Five customers who bought it concluded that it was thin. Mr.j.w.gornall wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk “Despite being a 32 inch screen it looks smaller as the borders are very thin”. Liz G mentioned in her review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk “Boarder very narrow which looks good”. Mah wrote “Love this tv very modern slim line hangs very easy on the wall”.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Website Newegg.com wrote “Super fast card, runs very cool even under a heavy load” in their review of this TV.

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Average Depth

At 56.5 millimeters, the 32LB550 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 32LB550 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this television also do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the UE37ES6300U, or the HG32EC690 both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-L32E30 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV, the 32LB550 does not have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 32LB550 supports 24p, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The 32LB550 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have an Energy Star certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The LG 32LB550 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 32lb550b, 32lb550u 32lb550u, lg 32lb550b
Barcodes 00719192593480, 05055760750622, 05060312070660, 08806084181596, 08806084575944, 08806084576040, 08806084635365, 08806084635754, 08806084635761, 08806084636065, 08806084636171, 08806084636225, 08806084636393, 08806084636515

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