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LG 55EC930V

£1,470.03
£1,334.99 £135.04 cheaper than 48 days ago
55" Full HD Sep 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date £171.68 Electricity cost over 5 years
Fourteen industry awards
Wonderful clarity
Very good build quality
296 Reviews + 14 Awards
Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended Digital Versus 5 Star Pocket Lint Recommended
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Poor Technical Guidance

Two people considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Jack32 wrote “The instructions are not very clear” nonetheless they still gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Kenwad said on expert website Argos.co.uk “Picture quality quite good Seems to be a lack of instructions, particularly for the magic remote”.


Reviews

Fourteen Industry Awards

Amongst TVs of a comparable spec and age, this TV is one of the most awarded by television experts.

This large display diagonal TV was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Trusted Reviews, Homecinemachoice.com, Techradar, Pocket Lint, Flatpanels.dk, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom said that this TV was good.

The editors of three other expert review sites all endorsed this television. The editor of review website Avforums.com gave this TV a "Best Buy" award and decided it was good and the author at review site Hdtvtest.co.uk gave it a "Highly Recommended" award, confirming their endorsement. This LG TV also received a Log.com.tr "Editor's Choice" award.

The authors at three additional expert review sites all thought that this television was good. This LG television received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.

This television received a "Highlight Award" from Audiovision.de.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Thirty-one experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this TV on average 87%. If all the TVs of this age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this television is in the top 20%.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 374 owner reviews this TV has a brilliant average owner rating. 209 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 9,694 owner and expert reviews (including 708 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Good Remote Control

Ten owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good remote control. Annie8 said in their LG 55EC930 review “The magic remote can be used instead of the normal remote”. Rob mentioned in his review of this TV on expert review site Ao.com “With magic remote set up you can use it for everything”. William101 wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “The Magic remote is startlingly useful”.

Nice Stand

Three people mentioned that this TV had a good stand. Ted 45 mentioned in their review of the LG 55EC930 “This 55" Curve is great the only problem is trying to find a suitable stand to put it on”. Dikdak said “The curved screen fits well into the corner of the room and the attractive look of the model and the stand is excellent” in their review of this TV. Ricardo wrote in his review of this TV “Looks great on the wall or on the very robust, stylish stand”.

Reference Features and Smart Platform

Twelve people who bought it thought it had good features. Three years ago website Avforums.com mentioned “Reference features and smart platform”. Steveb wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Really excellent quality product, picture is out of this world compared to my old plasma set, just love all the features” in their LG 55EC930 review. Smarty said in their review of this TV “Very little about how to make the best of features” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Design

Gorgeous, Curvy Design

Twelve people who purchased it said that it was good looking. Esiotrot19 wrote “Stylish, curved screen that omits out of this world pixels” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. Drewyorks said in their review of this TV “The curve is beautiful” . Ces32 gave this TV a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Johnlewis.com “As are all Apple devices, this is beautifully designed”.

Six owners who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed. Stuff.tv said “Gorgeous, curvy design”. In April last year Bosshog77 gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of the LG 55EC930 on expert website Johnlewis.com “Great design & style”. Mg52 said on expert website Johnlewis.com two years ago “The design is excellent”.

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Very Good Build Quality

Thirty-five customers who bought this TV said that it was good quality. Website Avforums.com scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and said “Very good build quality”. Bribree wrote “Other than this it is sturdy well made and the picture is tremendous” in their review of this TV. Superblue32 said on expert website Argos.co.uk “The picture quality is excellent, everything we hoped for”.

Robust

Six customers who purchased the LG 55EC930 wrote that it was well made. Tony P wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Build Quality is good” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Magnus311 said “Design, build, picture, sound all excellent quality all at an amazing price” in their review of this TV. Batman44 mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “The slim line build is sleek as well, ok pricey” in their review of this TV.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55EC930 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television also do not have a built-in camera.

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Easy to Use

Eleven owners mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Anng59 mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Johnlewis.com “So easy to use and convenient”. An anonymous author she wrote in her review of this TV on expert review site Johnlewis.com “Magic remote is a nice touch which was easy and fun to use”. Ces32 gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said on expert website Johnlewis.com in April last year “It's easy for a novice to use and there are various features that help if one doesn't know what to do”.

Nine people who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to setup. Snowflake263 wrote “Child's play to set up and keep updated, (my 6 year old granddaughter can vouch for that”. In April last year Dad said in their review of this TV “Straight from the box, setting up is easy”. Doolsy mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Argos.co.uk two years ago “Excellent colours and very vibrant, easy to set up, great sound”.

Four customers who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Gary43 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Good picture (when good source and settings right) Cons” but they gave the product a rating of 3 stars out of 5. Shadwuk said in their review of this TV three years ago “We are talking a second or so to appear, is that really slow? Navigating within the menus is fine”. Two years ago R2sma mentioned “The colours are very vibrant in the Vivid & Sports picture settings”.

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Display

Wonderful Clarity

Twenty customers who purchased it agreed that it had good picture quality. Website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote “Wonderful clarity” in their review of this TV. Trs2 rated the product 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this TV “Set up in 5 minutes and picture quality is superb”. Wh1teleopard gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Johnlewis.com “We found the colours to be breath taking and the picture quality was stunning”.

Twelve customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Three years ago website Avforums.com wrote “Reference dynamic range and contrast ratios” in their review of the LG 55EC930. They also said “Absolute black levels” in their review. Stuff.tv mentioned two years ago “Excellent contrast” .

Eight customers who purchased it agreed that it had good colour saturation. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Spectacularly vivid colours” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5. Website Hdtvtest.co.uk said “Punchy colours” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Bedford Lad mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Colours are amazing”.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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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Features OLED Technology

The LG 55EC930 features OLED technology, unlike most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV which do not feature OLED technology.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55EC930 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A. The 55EC930 has an average 5 year running cost of £172 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 307 televisions of this spec and age.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £135.04 (9%)

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Fantastic Price

Nine owners who bought this TV concluded that it was good value for money. Website Avforums.com wrote “Fantastic price” in their review of this TV and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Website Argos.co.uk mentioned “Value for money”. Expert website Stuff.tv said in their review of this TV “Is only now priced sensibly enough for mere mortals”.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55EC930 in September 2014.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Twenty-seven owners reckoned that this TV had good sound quality. Bribree said on expert review site Johnlewis.com last year “Easy set up and a great picture and sound” in their review of this TV. Bosshog77 mentioned “On board speakers are fine” in their review of this TV. Tc333 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Argos.co.uk “It is a superb set in all respects, excellent picture, acceptable sound unlike most modern sets”.

Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The LG 55EC930 supports aptX audio decoding. Most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to this television also support aptX audio decoding.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions that are a similar age to this TV the RMS rated powers range from 7W to 100W. The 55EC930 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (40 Watts) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55EC930 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55EC930 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Supports Miracast

The 55EC930 supports Miracast, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 55EC930 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55EC930 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The LG 55EC930 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 55EC930 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support 24p.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55EC930 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55EC930 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 55EC930 supports timeshift. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The 55EC930 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55EC930 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 55EC930 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

At 80 millimeters, the 55EC930 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The average depth of large display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago is 55mm.

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Good Size

Two people considered that it was thin. Steve99 mentioned “It is well designed and ultra slim” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 55ec930vaek, lg 55ec930v, lg 1080p
Barcodes 05054531302176, 08806084802965, 08806084802972, 08806084802989, 08806084830715, 08806084830722, 08806087115932

LG 55EC930 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55EC930 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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