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LG 50LB580V

£449.00
50" Full HD Flat Mar 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £102.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good product quality
Full HD
12 Reviews
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Reviews

Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this medium display diagonal TV on average 82 out of 100.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 9,694 owner and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Grumpy said in their review of this TV three years ago “A fantastic bit of kit, quality sound and picture, just adjust settings for the better sound”. They also mentioned “A TV I would recommend to anyone wanting quality” in their review.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this LG TV is A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the 50LB580 is £103 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this spec and age.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two owners who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality. Davy wrote “Excellent TV with good picture & sound”. They also said “Excellent TV and picture and sound are really good” in their review.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was March 2014 when this television was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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 50LB580 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE48H8000 (£429.99) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50LB580 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the 50LB580 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV. Televisions of this type and age have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 50" TVs currently available including the UE50F6400 (£349.99), or the UE50H6200 (£499.98) both from Samsung which and both of have better reviews.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 50LB580 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi and we think the Toshiba 48L3443 (£444.79) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the UN48H6400 (£449.99), or the UE40H5500 (£452.59) both from Samsung.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 50LB580 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 50LB580 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 50LB580 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 50LB580 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The 50LB580 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 50LB580 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

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

LG 50LB580 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 50LB580 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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