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Overall Score

LG 50LB580V

£449.00
A classic 50" Full HD TV with passable features but a price that represents inferior value for money
50" Full HD No No Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 50LB580 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the LG 50LB580 number 155 in 50 inch TVs and number 635 across all TVs.
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22 Reviews
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3 Years Old
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£103 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
59
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 22 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £103 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 50LB580 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports timeshift
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 357 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 641 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 580 in TVs for films.
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How Big is the LG 50LB580?

LG 50LB580 front dimensions

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LG 50LB580 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this TV is 82 out of 100 based on 22 owner reviews.

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LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 16,194 expert and user reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £449.00 it is cheaper than 67% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The LG 50LB580's display diagonal of 50" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50LB580 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 50LB580 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 50LB580 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Timeshift

The 50LB580 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The LG 50LB580's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 50LB580 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 50LB580 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the 50LB580 has an average running cost of £103 over 5 years based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 50lb580v
Barcodes 05055760747240, 08806084637482, 08806084637505, 08806084637550, 08806084637574

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