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LG 32LB580

32" Full HD 60Hz Flat May 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £65.93 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good picture quality
Good sound quality
100 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. Andy Edwards said two years ago “Reasonably priced, loads of options, as I said, this is a great TV” . Beretta said on Amazon “A superb TV for the money!”. Beretta also wrote “All I can say is that for the money this is a superb TV”.

Some LG 32LB580 reviewers who reviewed the LG 32LB580 reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. A. Butterworth wrote on Amazon “Looks as though it belongs with a cheap unbranded set”. Chris F gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote in his LG 32LB580 review “A real bargain and easy to set up”. D scored the product very highly and mentioned in their review on Amazon “Is certainly a bargain”.

One LG 32LB580 owner considered that the product was cheap. D. Glover mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Good if you're looking for a budget fully featured TV” in their review nonetheless they gave it a score of 3 stars.

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

On average, 32LB580 owners rated this television 88 out of 100. 68 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 721 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Some LG 32LB580 owners concluded that it was easy to use. A. Butterworth said in their review on Amazon “Which? Magazine criticized the ease of use and I have to agree”. A. Butterworth also said “To select a channel other than by keying its number you seem to have to use the Guide, which blocks out the current channel”. Last year Ang scored the product 4 stars and wrote in their review “Does anyone know what tv bracket to use with this tv (swivel arm) 👍👌 great smart tv with extra smart remote 👍”.

Several people who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to setup. Angela wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon “Arrived quickly, easy to set up”. David scored it 5 stars and he said in his review on Amazon two years ago “Easy to set up and use”. Mr P. scored it very highly and he said “It's easy to set up and I am so impressed I just bought another to replace an aging 4” in his review of this TV.

Several LG 32LB580 reviewers who reviewed the LG 32LB580 wrote that it was easy to use the menus. Bristly Badger gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said “Great value TV with intuitive menu, great picture”. C. Westwood mentioned on Amazon “Set up from the box was very simple and the menu very intuitive to follow, access to my network via wifi went faultlessly” in their review.

One LG 32LB580 owner wrote in their reviews that it performed as expected. Ahth mentioned “An excellent unit that does exactly what it says on the tin”. One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to handle. C. Westwood said on Amazon “The processor had no difficulty handling the task” in their review of the LG 32LB580.

One person who purchased it thought it had a good experience. Christian Bates gave it a rating of 5 stars and he wrote in his LG 32LB580 review two years ago “In my experience is more versatile and responsive”.

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Robust

Several customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was well made. C. Westwood rated it as very good and said in their review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “The build quality is good and the stainless steel base on the stand sets it apart from others”. Kerensa Baker mentioned “The built in web browser automatically opened to find my mumbled request” in their review of the LG 32LB580 and rated it as very good. N. K. Green wrote on Amazon “With built in wifi all you need is a power plug in the vicinity!” in their review and gave the product a very good rating.

One LG 32LB580 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was strong and durable. A. Butterworth mentioned on Amazon “The stand is robust”.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed the LG 32LB580 reckoned that it was good looking. A. Butterworth wrote on Amazon “Physical appearance is good, with solid-looking build, pleasing silver colour” in their review of the LG 32LB580 and scored the LG 32LB580 4 stars. Bloostar mentioned on Amazon in December last year “Initially thought it was pretty good, however over last 10 months or so”. D said in their review on Amazon two years ago “Tv is great, slick and stylish, quality is great”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was neat. Green Tornado 75 wrote on Amazon “It's kind of neat seeing the sheer detail in things”. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had a thick frame. Ken mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “Looks sleek with its very thin frame”.

One LG 32LB580 owner who bought this TV concluded that it was a good design. Rzu87 said on Amazon “Ow and tv design is great too”.

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Good Product Quality

Several LG 32LB580 reviewers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was good quality. A. Butterworth mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is very good” in their review of this TV. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Great picture quality” in their review of this TV and scored the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “Apps are quick to load - Really good picture quality - Easy set up for WiFi connectionsNegatives”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 32LB580 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

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Features

Good Remote Control

A number of LG 32LB580 owners thought it had a good remote control. Clementi said two years ago “A Sony) via Smart Share really easily and also downloaded the LG remote app which worked fine”. Clementi also wrote “I will probably buy a magic remote (the telly is magic-remote ready) so overcome this”. Driven Nuts wrote “I returned this along with the "magic remote" when I realized that I couldn't accept the privacy policy” .

Good Technical Features

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. D. Glover wrote two years ago “So good if you want a TV, not so good if you want all the advanced features it claims to offer” in their review but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars. D. Rogers mentioned in their review of this TV “It really is a great bonus having so many features built in to a flat panel wall mounted TV, not only having Freeview HD”. Last year Duncan Cuthbertson gave the LG 32LB580 an excellent rating and he said on Amazon “Internet features very good and easy to use.”.

Nice Stand

A number of LG 32LB580 owners who purchased this TV thought it had a good stand. Neil Stuart wrote “Excellent picture and stand” . Neil Stuart also wrote “The frame and stand are silver; nice change from the usual black”.

Good for Wall Mounting

One LG 32LB580 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it was good for wall mounting. Mr-G-Mo wrote “Not too heavy.I wall mounted easily on a medium wall bracket”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Several LG 32LB580 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. Andy Edwards rated this TV as very good and he wrote on Amazon “Easy to put on the stand (small niggle he picture in the instructions is far from clear” in his review of the LG 32LB580. D rated the product 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “It was still good on this model, as the navigation of the TV guide is very fast”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Some customers wrote in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. A. Butterworth said “The sound quite adequate, though a real audio buff would no doubt want to add external speakers” and gave the LG 32LB580 a score of 80 out of 100. D mentioned on Amazon in December last year “I've had it for a little while now and I'm happy with the sound, size and quality of the images” and scored the product 4 stars. Duncan Cuthbertson mentioned also in December last year “Fantastic picture quality and sound very good too” in his review of the LG 32LB580 and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer concluded that it was noisy.

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 32LB580 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV. Across all the small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 40W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of people said in their reviews that the product was thin. Two years ago Rob Evans mentioned “The sound was the one thing that surprised me, for a slim TV it has 2 speakers facing downwards on the bottom edge”. Scotty said “Awesome TV looks brilliant up on the wall very slim and the screen looks big as there is not really any surround” in his review and scored it 5 stars.

One LG 32LB580 owner who reviewed the LG 32LB580 mentioned that it was good physically. One person who bought it concluded that it was a good size. Sunny Garden wrote last year “It was stylish, good size”.

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Average Depth

The 32LB580 has a fairly typical depth (55.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-L32BL6E (55mm).

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Seven customers who reviewed the product considered that it had good apps. C. Westwood wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “There are smartphone apps you can control the set with that make it easier”. Chloe H wrote in December last year “The picture quality is excellent and the Smart TV apps come in really useful” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Christian Bates said on Amazon two years ago “Great colour, picture, apps and UI” and scored it 5 stars.

Six customers wrote in their reviews that the product had great smart functions. A. Butterworth mentioned in their review of the LG 32LB580 on Amazon “There may be better options if you are especially interested in smart functions”. In December last year Iano mentioned in their LG 32LB580 review “The smart features are great and full of a lot of variety, including games, if that's your kind of thing.” and scored it 5 stars. Kerensa Baker rated the product as very good and said in their review of this TV “Good value, decent picture & sound, nice Smart features”.

Two customers who reviewed the LG 32LB580 thought it was good for watching on demand TV. E. Elmer wrote on Amazon “Netflix works flawlessly as does my synology nas”. Green Tornado 75 mentioned in December last year “There are integrated apps such as Amazon Prime Instant Video, Netflix, iPlayer, etc” and rated the LG 32LB580 5 stars.

Two people mentioned in their reviews that the LG 32LB580 was good for watching Freeview TV. In December last year Robro mentioned in their review of the LG 32LB580 on Amazon “Great for Freeview, Netflix and Now TV”. One LG 32LB580 owner who reviewed the LG 32LB580 wrote that it was good for watching YouTube on.

One LG 32LB580 owner who reviewed the LG 32LB580 reckoned that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Sam Hazelwood said in his LG 32LB580 review “TV has very little catch-up tv apps, only Iplayer, 5on Demand”.

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Good Connectivity

Seven customers who reviewed it considered that it was wifi compatible. Two years ago Andy Edwards mentioned “The built in WiFi worked a treat” in his LG 32LB580 review. D. Glover said in their LG 32LB580 review on Amazon “Picture quality is good, built in Wifi is useful”. In December last year E Shaw scored it very highly and wrote “Good picture quality connected to wireless router without any problems” in their LG 32LB580 review.

Several LG 32LB580 reviewers concluded that the LG 32LB580 was good in terms of HDMI connections. A. Butterworth mentioned “There are numerous, HDMI, usb sockets plus component in” in their LG 32LB580 review. D. Slater gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said two years ago “There are four HDMI ports and sufficient other connections on the reverse to meet most peoples requirements” in their review of this TV.

A number of people who bought the LG 32LB580 considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Two years ago A. Butterworth mentioned “Refer to the LG site for full connectivity details” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. In December last year Mr-G-Mo wrote in their LG 32LB580 review on Amazon “Good connectivity to my WiFi”.

A number of people said in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. C. Westwood wrote in their review two years ago “A hard drive linked via USB was instantly recognised”. Two customers wrote in their reviews that it was able to connect to the internet. Mary Brooker he wrote “So easy to set up, even connecting it to the internet was sooo easy” in his review.

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Supports Timeshift

The 32LB580 supports timeshift, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The 32LB580 supports internet TV, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 32LB580 supports Smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV do not support Smart TV.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Twelve people who bought it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Clementi rated the LG 32LB580 5 stars and wrote “The Freeview Tuner is obviously HD and the HD quality is superb”. Crazy Cookie said “Fab TV with HD tuner” in their review. Crazy Cookie also wrote “Picture is amazing on the HD channel”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of LG 32LB580 owners wrote in their reviews that the LG 32LB580 had good picture quality. Brian Gregory wrote on Amazon “It has excellent picture quality and has a plethora of Smart TV functions; with which we are still getting to grips”. Christian Bates gave the LG 32LB580 an excellent review and he mentioned on Amazon “Amazing TV! Picture quality is good” in his review of this TV. D. Rogers wrote in their LG 32LB580 review on Amazon two years ago “The picture quality is stunning on it's 32" screen”.

Several LG 32LB580 reviewers said in their reviews that the LG 32LB580 had good colour saturation. Gordon Wood wrote in his review on Amazon “The picture is great, with deep colours and a very sharp picture.I think a lot of other buyers are just splitting hairs about sound” and rated it as excellent. Ken said on Amazon “Colours are nice and crisp” in his review of this TV and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for watching blu-ray discs. C. Westwood mentioned in their review of the LG 32LB580 “The way it handles movement that is just light years ahead especially when linked to a decent Blu-Ray or HD broadcast”.

One LG 32LB580 owner who purchased the product considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Rob Evans said on Amazon “Viewing angle is good” in his review of the LG 32LB580.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Not 3D

The LG 32LB580 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 32LB650 which also has a higher rating.

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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 60 hertz, the LG 32LB580 has a pretty typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this television.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30.

If this TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-32CS510 (£274.99) (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32LB580 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels (which is also supported by this TV).

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best supported display resolution amongst all TVs of this spec and age.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst supported display resolution amongst comparable types of television.

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32 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 32 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 32" TVs and we think because of its better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30 is also worth considering.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 32LB580 will cost £66 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 582 TVs of a comparable age and type.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since May 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 32LB580 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the Samsung UN32J6300.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The 32LB580 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Miracast

The 32LB580 supports Miracast. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 32LB580 has an ethernet port, unlike most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this television which do not have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 32LB580 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 32LB580 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that came out more than two years ago.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 32LB580 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Features Local Dimming

The 32LB580 features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this TV do not feature local dimming.

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Features Motion Control

The LG 32LB580 features motion control, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television do not feature motion control.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 32LB580 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Features Voice Control

The 32LB580 features voice control, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Has a Game Mode

The 32LB580 has a game mode, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 32LB580 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV do have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 32LB580 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than two years also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 32LB580 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 32lb580v, lg 32lb580b, 32lb580u
Barcodes 05053959388540, 05055760747097, 08806084577757, 08806084577764, 08806084577795, 08806084577801, 08806084638342, 08806084643414, 08806084700711, 08806084700735, 08806084707802

LG 32LB580 Review Sources

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