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LG 55EA980W

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LG 55EA980W

£4,999.99
LG 55EA980
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CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended
A fully featured and multi award winning 55" Full HD television, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 9 further awards from other expert sites
55" Full HD Yes Yes Nov 2013 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 55EA980 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the LG 55EA980 number 555 across all TVs.
97
Reviews
20 Reviews + 10 Awards
84
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£130 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 20 reviews. This TV has received 10 awards including a "Recommended" award from Techradar plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.co.uk. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this LG TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
The 55EA980 has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £130 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report superior product quality.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Features OLED/QLED technology
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
4 colour pixel
Clear speaker
Crystal stand
Infinite contrast
Absolute motion clarity
Perfect viewing angle
Comfortable 3d glasses
3D world

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for film. However mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 9999999 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
49
Watching Sport
Mediocre

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How Big is the LG 55EA980?

The LG 55EA980 is 1,227mm wide and 798.5mm tall. It weighs 17.2kg.

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LG 55EA980 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

10 Industry Awards

This LG TV has received 10 awards from experts in TVs.

This television was given a "Recommended" award by websites Techradar, Digitallife.se and Trusted Reviews all of whom said that this LG television was very good.

The author at website CNET.co.uk concluded that this LG television was superb and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at three more expert review sites all said that this TV was very good. Flatpanels.dk and Flatpanelshd.com both gave this LG TV a "Reference Award" and Avforums.com gave it a "Reference Status" award.

Three additional expert review sites all decided that this LG television was very good. This was from 01net.com, Les Numeriques.com and Digital Versus who gave it an "5 Star".

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 18 expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this TV is 87 out of 100. This puts this television in the top 16% of all the TVs when ranked by average expert review score.

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LG Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 29,044 expert and owner reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that this TV was good quality.

  • It delivers astoundingly good picture quality thanks to its perfect black levels, amazing contrast…
    CNET.co.uk February 2014
  • The display ships in a black box that simply oozes quality; and unpacking the…
    Hdtvtest.co.uk December 2013

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The 55EA980 is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55EA980 will cost £130 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LG TV was released in November 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The LG 55EA980's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 82% 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 the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features OLED/QLED Technology

The 55EA980 features OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 55EA980 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 55EA980 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The LG 55EA980 does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs also do not have an optical disc player.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 55EA980 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Four Loudspeakers

The 55EA980 is a four loudspeaker TV.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55EA980 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 55EA980 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The 55EA980 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55EA980 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a Built-In Camera

The LG 55EA980 has a built-in camera. 98% of televisions do not have a built-in camera.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the LG 55EA980 of 40W is in the highest 10% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55EA980 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55EA980 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55EA980 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Features Voice Control

The 55EA980 features voice control. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The 55EA980 supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

certified 55ea980w, lg 55ea980v, lg 55ea980w

Barcodes:

08806084190062, 08806084190086, 08806084190116, 08806084279897, 08806084279910

LG 55EA980W

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