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LG 55EA980

CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star avforums.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Recommended
55" Curved Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
LG's certified 4 Colour Pixel for the most natural and realistic pictureLG's 4 Colour Pixel adds a white sub-pixel that improves the conventional 3 colours and enhances both colour range and... More
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LG OLED TV 55EA980V marathon test results no. 1
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24 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

This TV is one of the most highly awarded of all the TVs of a similar type and age.

Three expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this large TV. Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Digitallife.se all gave this LG TV a "Recommended" award.

This LG television received an "Editor's Choice" from CNET.co.uk who concluded that this large TV was outstanding.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all wrote that this large TV was good. This TV received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.

Flatpanelshd.com and Flatpanels.dk both gave this TV a "Reference Award" and Avforums.com gave it a "Reference Status" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Eighteen experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and CNET.co.uk have rated this TV on average 87 out of 100. If all the similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago are ranked by average expert review score then this television is in the top 19%.

Good Picture Quality

Some people who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality.

One LG 55EA980 reviewer concluded that the LG 55EA980 had clouding visible in the picture. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote three years ago “With a true perfect black, infinite contrast, wide viewing angles, no trace of clouding, no ghosting” in their LG 55EA980 review.

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Good Product Quality

Some LG 55EA980 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk gave it a score of 5 stars and said “It delivers astoundingly good picture quality thanks to its perfect black levels, amazing contrast” in their LG 55EA980 review. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of the LG 55EA980 “The display ships in a black box that simply oozes quality; and unpacking the”.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG is one of the superior television brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and LG also has good reviews for its large TVs.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was good value for money. Techradar.com said in their review of the LG 55EA980 on expert website Techradar “The long, long wait is over and vaguely affordable big-screen OLED entertainment has finally arrived”.

One LG 55EA980 owner who bought it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said in their LG 55EA980 review “Over recent years, LG has been trying to shed its “bargain basement” brand image”.

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Nice Design

One LG 55EA980 reviewer who reviewed the LG 55EA980 considered that it was good looking. Egon Toast wrote “3D absolutely great, with Cinema style glasses, so no dimming of picture” in their review. One LG 55EA980 reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was luxurious.

Good Smart TV Features

One LG 55EA980 reviewer who bought the product reckoned that it had great smart functions.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it had good features. Egon Toast wrote in their LG 55EA980 review on Amazon “Usual SMART features good” and scored the LG 55EA980 5 stars.

Good High Def TV

One customer considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Mr. J. A. Bentley mentioned on Amazon “I went to the showroom to buy the new curved screen Samsung 65HU8500 4K ultra HD at” in their review of the LG 55EA980.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One LG 55EA980 owner who bought it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Robust

One person who bought the product considered that it was well made. Expert review site Techradar.com gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and said in their LG 55EA980 review “And what style it's arrived in, with the 55EA980W imperiously rising to the challenge of living up to all the hype OLED has built up around itself over”.

Good Size

A number of LG 55EA980 reviewers who reviewed the LG 55EA980 thought it was thin. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “No matter how you feel about the curved panel you will be amazed by how thin and impressive the TV is”. Flatpanelshd.com also mentioned “It is so thin that it is hard to fathom how LG has managed to fit all the hardware into the set, because it still”.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who purchased this TV thought it had good sound quality. Egon Toast said on Amazon “Sound is just about acceptable, although I would imagine most owners would pair this unit with a decent surround sound system” and rated it as excellent.

Has a Built-In Camera

The LG 55EA980 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the 55EA980 supports smart TV.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV which you might also want to consider including the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55EA980, the 55EA980 has a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is OLED, which is the most frequently found display technology on large TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 55EA980 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Four Number of Loudspeakerss

The 55EA980 is a four number of loudspeakers television. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and seven number of loudspeakerss.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55EA980 have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the 55EA980 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55EA980 is 21W, and the RMS rated powers range from 7.5W to 100W. At 40 Watts, the LG 55EA980 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 55EA980.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on large TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080i|1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Running Costs Are Very High

This large TV is rated A for energy efficiency, however the 55EA980 is one of the most expensive to run TVs of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 55EA980 will cost £163 over 5 years to run.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55EA980 do not feature OLED technology. The LG 55EA980 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of televisions of this spec and age range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh. The 55EA980 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (146 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55EA980

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this large TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Picture-in-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Game Mode
Voice Control
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
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AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

10 Awards

digitallife.se Recommended flatpanels.dk Reference Award CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended 01net.com 5 Star Les Numeriques.com 5 Star Digital Versus 5 Star avforums.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Recommended flatpanelshd.com Reference Award

Expert Reviews

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Curved TVs are said to be the next big thing in television tech for your living room, but do they live up to the hype? We put the LG 55EA980W curved OLED TV to the test to find out - hit play to... Read more…

3 March 2014

The long, long wait is over and vaguely affordable big-screen OLED entertainment has finally arrived. And what style it's arrived in, with the 55EA980W imperiously rising to the challenge of...

Techradar

21 February 2014

The LG 55EA980V really is a ground-breaking TV. It delivers astoundingly good picture quality thanks to its perfect black levels, amazing contrast and great colour performance. It looks great too...

CNET.co.uk

16 February 2014

Avforums.com

Patience might well be a virtue but LG were certainly starting to try ours when it came to OLED. In fact the Korean manufacturer was becoming something of a tease, constantly showing us OLED TVs... Read more…

4 February 2014

The first proper OLED TV to arrive on our test benches has not disappointed. It effortlessly lives up to the hype by instantly producing - at the first time of asking, let's not forget - the...

Trusted Reviews

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 1 September 2014 by Egon Toast "E. T." | 6 Comments

Is this the ultimate in picture quality ???? For the time being anyway, on the horizon we have LG's new range, which includes a 65 inch OLED 4K, there are also rumours of a 77 inch OLED 4K. In the... Read more…

Reviewed 2 May 2014 by Mr. J. A. Bentley | 13 Comments

I went to the showroom to buy the new curved screen Samsung 65HU8500 4K ultra HD at.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £2.44
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Total running cost over 5 years £162.68
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Energy Rating
0.81T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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