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LG 50LF580

50" Full HD Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £100.95 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good product quality
Good picture quality
7 Reviews

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this television rated it as 80%. Over 85% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

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


Design

Good Product Quality

Some LG 50LF580 owners who reviewed the LG 50LF580 said that it was good quality. Adam D. said on Amazon in October “The tv picture quality is great and looks very stylish awesome tv would have been” in his LG 50LF580 review. Saleem C. mentioned in their review on Amazon “Very good tv! Good picture quality and good price” and rated this TV as very good. Tanya Marie Barlow said on Amazon in October “The quality of sound is good” in her review of this TV.

Nice Design

A number of customers who bought it concluded that it was good looking. This year Adam D. gave it a rating of 4 stars and he said “Looks very stylish awesome tv would have been 5 stars”.

Robust

One person who purchased this TV concluded that it was well made.

One LG 50LF580 owner who purchased it reckoned that it was reliable. Mr Kevin Parker mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Didn't have any of these problems with my trusty Panasonic plasma” in his review of this TV but in spite of that he scored this TV 1 stars.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Several customers who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Alex said in his review “Awesome TV! Great value”. In October Tanya Marie Barlow she said “So all in all a very good tv for the price I'm very happy with it”.


Features

Inferior Remote Control

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 50LF580 did not have a good remote control.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

A few LG 50LF580 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Tanya Marie Barlow mentioned in her review of this TV “Bad points are - - sound without a sound bar doesn't go massively loud”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 50LF580 owner considered that it was noisy. In October this year Adam D. wrote on Amazon “It doesn't seem to get very loud its satisfactory for room”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this LG TV is A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 50LF580 will cost £101 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of a comparable age and spec.


Smart TV

Good Smart TV

One person considered that the LG 50LF580 was good for watching YouTube on. A few weeks ago Tanya Marie Barlow wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon “The remote is came with isn't very good looks cheap and is unresponsive at times and when I'm on YouTube typing with it takes time” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One LG 50LF580 reviewer who bought this TV wrote that it had good apps. Tanya Marie Barlow said this month “The apps I found are ok” .

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Good Connectivity

One person who bought the LG 50LF580 concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Saleem C. wrote on Amazon “The built in internet browser is a bit slow” and scored it 5 stars.

Supports Smart TV

The 50LF580 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support Smart TV.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Several LG 50LF580 owners who purchased the product agreed that it had good picture quality.

One LG 50LF580 reviewer considered that the product was good for watching sport. Colin M wrote in his LG 50LF580 review on Amazon in October last year “I will be installing a sound bar which I think is required if you like good volume for sport etc”.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age 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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Not 3D

The 50LF580 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inches television.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG TV has been on the market since April 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 50LF580 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, and the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 are also worth considering.

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Supports Miracast

The 50LF580 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 50LF580 has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 50LF580 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 50LF580 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 50LF580 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 55.8 millimeters, the 50LF580 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

There are a number of alternative 55.8mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the LG 50LB561.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the LG 55LF561 (£549.99) (55.8mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 50lf580v, lg 50lf580v
Barcodes 00635131627156, 08806087140026, 08806087140033, 08806087140040, 08806087140057, 08806087140088

LG 50LF580 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 50LF580 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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