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LG 55EF950

LG 55EF950
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Reviews
13 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
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Age
3 Years Old
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Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
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Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A top of the range and award winning 4K 55" TV, with low running costs
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star
4K 55" Yes 49.9mm Sep 2015 A
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have scored the LG 55EF950 as follows:

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Features
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Age
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Why Has it Scored 81?

It has marvellous expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with an average overall rating of 96%, based on 13 reviews. This TV has received two awards including industry awards from 01net.com plus one other site. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are also excellent.
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 TVs 2018.
The 55EF950 has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £120 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 6,770 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Sound designed by harman / kardon
Fun setup
LG content store
Perfect viewing angle
Life-like colour
Absolute motion clarity
Scale new heights of resolution

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

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Average Review Score

4.8 stars (13 reviews).

77%

of Customers Would Recommend
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2 Awards

The LG 55EF950 has received Two 5 Star Awards from 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star

How Good Are LG TVs?

We have evaluated 16,211 expert reviews and 433,576 user reviews for TVs from across the internet and used this information to calculate an average rating for LG TVs of 88%. This makes LG the 7th best television brand according to customer reviews.

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Key Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
4K
Features OLED / QLED Technology
3D
Thinner Than Average
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Parental Controls
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the 55EF950 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 12% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 43", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110".

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4K

The highest resolution of the 55EF950 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Features OLED / QLED Technology

The 55EF950 features OLED / QLED technology. 99% of TVs do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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3D

The LG 55EF950 is 3D. 81% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average
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Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 63mm. The thickness of the LG 55EF950 of only 49.9mm is thinner than 67% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The 55EF950 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 51% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 55EF950 supports parental controls, unlike 77% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55EF950 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 71% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55EF950 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 4K UHD (2160p) pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 55EF950 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55EF950 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 81% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports 24p

The 55EF950 supports 24p, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55EF950 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55EF950 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 80% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The 55EF950 supports aptX audio decoding, which is unusual. 96% of TVs do not support aptX audio decoding.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55EF950 has an ECO mode. 87% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Miracast

The 55EF950 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Bluetooth

The 55EF950 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Release Date

LG released the 55EF950 in September 2015.

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When Are Most New LG TVs Released?

Most new LG TVs tend to be released between February and April. If you want the latest LG TV features you may be best waiting until February 2019. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current LG TVs cheaper in February once the latest models have been released. Last year most new LG televisions were released in February, with 44 new LG televisions released that month. September was the biggest month in 2016 for new LG TVs, with 43 new LG TVs released that month. 84 new LG TVs were released in April 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new LG TV releases.

How Fast Do LG TV Prices Drop After Release?

Most televisions drop in price by 18% in the first 6 months after release, however LG TVs tend to depreciate faster. In the first 6 months after release, LG TVs drop in price by 26% on average. That means a saving of £227 on a typical £886 new LG TV if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A. The 55EF950 is typical compared to the other 6,770 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55EF950 will cost £120 over 5 years to run.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on £122.92
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £124.75
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.62 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Manufacturer's Description

The Ultimate Display

Fusing OLED technology with 4K resolution, LG OLED 4K TV brings you the finest viewing experience imaginable. With self-lighting pixels - meaning they switch on and off individually.

OLED delivers the purest blacks, most brilliant colours and clearest images.

ULTRA HD 4K RESOLUTION

ULTRA HD 4K resolution is four times that of Full HD, resulting in brilliant clarity and vivid details that amaze, even up close. Enjoy a new standard of definition.

PERFECT BLACK

Thanks to the self-lighting pixels, which are unique to LG OLED 4K TV, you get infinite contrast, delivering the deepest and darks blacks possible today. Lightsout.

Art Screen

Thanks to an intuitive design which creates a floating screen effect, you can now enjoy a whole new level of immersion and style.

WebOS

LG's award winning Smart TV webOS platform revolutionises the way you watch and experience entertainment on your UHD TV. Free from the complexities of advanced technology, you can now enjoy Smart TV the way it is supposed to be, simple and intuitive, bringing together some of the best catch-up TV, movies, sport and music services. Whatever you wish to watch, find, launch, or play, you can do it easily with webOS, the efficient and user-friendly Smart TV designed with you in mind.

Sound Designed by Harman / Kardon

A highly refined speaker system engineered by harman / kardon will give your ears a premium audio experience. So now you can fill your room with the ultimate sound, to match the ultimate picture.

4K Upscaler.

Scale new heights of resolution.

The 4K Upscaler converts lower resolution entertainment to near 4K quality using a unique 6-step image processing technology. So whether it's broadcasts, movies, sports or more, you can now enjoy it in incredible detail.

ABSOLUTE MOTION CLARITY

With a response speed of over one thousand times faster than LED, OLED allows you to appreciate fast moving scenes like sports or action movies free from blur.

LIFE-LIKE COLOUR

With its unique self-lighting pixels, only OLED technology creates true-to-life colours which deliver a vibrant viewing experience.

PERFECT VIEWING ANGLE

Enjoy the widest viewing angles with no loss of contrast or distortion of colour with LG OLED 4K TV, the perfect display all-round.Launcher.

Simply click on the Home button to access the launcher menu at the bottom of the screen and switch between channels, recently accessed programmes, apps and connected devices without interrupting what you are watching.

LG Content Store

Your search for new and exciting entertainment is over. Find everything you want to watch in the LG Content Store, the one-stop-shop for TV programs, On.

Demand Movies, 3D content, apps and more.

Fun Setup

Let the fun and lovable BeaBird guide you through your setup process. BeaBird delivers stress free personal assistance that's easy and fun. And simply adjust your settings through Quick Setting anytime.

4K 3D+

The world's most comfortable 3D is also the sharpest 3D in 4K resolution. With its quadrupled resolution, the 3D images are more splendid than ever and the realism more lively than ever.

How Big is the LG 55EF950?

The LG 55EF950 is 1,228mm wide and 718mm tall. It is 49.9mm thick and weighs 13.7kg.

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LG 55EF950 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
Screen Shape
3D Type
Display Resolution
2D-3D Converter
Peak Luminance Ratio
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-in Speaker
AptX Audio Decoding
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Speaker
Smart TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Smart TV
Operating System Version
Smart Modes
Operating System Installed
Design
Colour
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Ziggo Certified
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Performance
Parental Controls
24p
Local Dimming
Noise Reduction
Subtitles
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Clock Function
Teletext
Packaging Content
Pair of 3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
ECO Mode
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

lg electronics 55ef950v, 55ef950v 55ef950v, samsung 55ef950v, lg 55ef950v

Barcodes

00635131626029, 08806087144680, 08806087144697, 08806087144703, 08806087144710, 08806087144765

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