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55" Curved May 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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... More
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LG 55EG960V 4K OLED TV Review
LG OLED TV 4K 55EG960 Unboxing
Unboxing LG 55EG960V
LG 55EG960V : la télévision OLED à 5 000 euros

18 Reasons For

Fourteen Industry Awards

Expert review sites love this TV and have given it fourteen awards.

This television received an "Editor's Choice" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Good Gear Guide.com.au, Ferra.ru and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom decided that this LG TV was fantastic.

This LG TV was given a "Recommended" award by both Pocket Lint and Tek.no, both of which decided that this TV was good.

Hdtvtest.co.uk decided that this 4K and 8K TV was very good and gave it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all thought that this television was good. This LG TV received a "5 Star" award from both Digital Versus and 01net.com and Hardware.info gave it an "Ulitmate" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Based on twenty-seven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint the average expert rating of this television is 92%. If all the TVs of a similar age and spec are ranked by average expert review score then this 4K and 8K TV is in the top 6%.

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this television is marvellous based on 144 owner reviews.

Good Picture Quality

Several LG 55EG960 reviewers who purchased the LG 55EG960 mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Two customers agreed that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Stuff.tv rated the product as excellent and said in their review of this TV “Deep, luscious blacks and punchy, bright colours.”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review “OLED technology, LG's EG960T provides sensationally deep blacks and amazing colours”.

One customer said in their reviews that it had a wide viewing angle. Squashplayer said on Amazon last year “Also good is the hugely wide viewing angle, something not available on Samsung/ non- OLED as far as I've seen”.

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Good High Def TV

Some people who reviewed the LG 55EG960 considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago J. G. Osborn scored this TV 80 out of 100 and wrote “Are prepared to pay for UHD versions of films from the usual sources, so my comments are based on HD content, which is amazing”. Also two years ago Whathifi.com wrote in their review “It delivers the combination we've been waiting for – 4K Ultra HD resolution”. Expert review site Avforums.com said in their review of the LG 55EG960 “The EG960V is the first Ultra HD 4K OLED TV that LG have released in the UK”.

Nice Design

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 was good looking. Stuff.tv wrote “Remember you're paying premium for the brand new TV technology The LG 55EG960V is a gorgeous TV” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Gadgetguy.com.au wrote “It's looking pretty good for the role” in their LG 55EG960 review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned in their review of the LG 55EG960 “The LG 55EG960 is a gorgeous piece of kit”.

One customer who bought the LG 55EG960 thought it was luxurious. Expert review site Pcauthority.com.au gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of the LG 55EG960 “It's not the best because it's big – though the review unit I sampled was the luxurious 65-inch model (a 55-incher is also available”.

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Good Product Quality

Some people who reviewed this TV said that it was good quality. Gurinder Grewal wrote in their review of the LG 55EG960 on Amazon “Picture quality is outstanding on normal HD so eagerly awaiting to see how picture quality will be like on 4K once it is avialable”. N. Harris mentioned on Amazon “Perfect picture quality” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

Several LG 55EG960 owners thought this TV had good features. Philip L. mentioned on Amazon “It is very user friendly with all the latest features and a superb picture that looks great from every angle” in his review of this TV and rated the product as very good.

Good Brand

Based on 7,001 expert and user reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

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Easy to Use

One LG 55EG960 owner said in their reviews that this TV was easy to use. In January last year Squashplayer wrote on Amazon “More responsive and easier to use” and gave it a score of 5 stars. One person who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Digitalversus.com gave it an excellent review and said “The upscaling is more effective, menus more responsive” in their review of the LG 55EG960.

Good Remote Control

One person considered that it had a good remote control. Expert website Avforums.com wrote two years ago “It incorporates all the latest developments in that particular technology, along with the most recent version of webOS and a new magic remote” and scored the product 5 stars.

Good Size

One LG 55EG960 reviewer wrote that it was thin. Two years ago expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Framed by a slim b”.

Supports Smart TV

The 55EG960 supports smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55EG960.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including a cheaper TV such as the UE65JS9500[pl_2824055_price], or the UE65JS9000[pl_2824054_price] both from Samsung or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55EG960 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 55EG960 also have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including a cheaper TV such as the UE65JS9500[pl_2824055_price], or the UE65JS9000[pl_2824054_price] both from Samsung or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Features OLED Technology

The 55EG960 features OLED technology, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 55EG960 do not feature OLED technology.

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Has Six Sound Modess

The 55EG960 has a greater number of sound modes than most similar spec televisions that have been available for more than a year. This television has a Music sound modes, which is the most frequently found sound modes found on TVs of a similar type and age to the 55EG960. The sound modess "Game", "Movie", "News", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this LG TV.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55EG960 is 11mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 62mm. With a depth of only 49.9 millimeters, the 55EG960 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other TVs that were released one year ago.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 65UF950[plb_2798638_price] (48.5mm) which also has a higher rating.

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8 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

A number of people wrote in their reviews that the LG 55EG960 was not good value for money. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote “It's a pricey screen.” in their review. Stuff.tv also said “It's also on the pricey side.”. Two years ago Whathifi.com wrote in their review of this TV “£3800 is a hefty amount of money for a 55in screen.” nonetheless they still gave the LG 55EG960 a score of 5 stars.

Some people said in their reviews that it was not cheap.

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Poor Support

Some people who reviewed it thought it did not have good technical guidance. J. G. Osborn said “Also, there are no useful instructions”.

Poor Connectivity

One LG 55EG960 owner who reviewed the product thought it was not good in terms of connectivity. J. G. Osborn mentioned in their review of the LG 55EG960 “Poor connectivity and limited functionality due to the lack of instructions” but they gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person thought it did not have a good 3D picture quality.

Inferior Standard Def TV

One LG 55EG960 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was not good at displaying standard definition TV. J. G. Osborn mentioned on Amazon “Sharpness does highlight the limitations of SD, although hopefully this will become less important once 4k is available” but despite that they rated the product 4 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55EG960 do not have a built-in camera. The 55EG960 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price].

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Pricey

We think this 4K and 8K TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a similar age and type. We checked 158 TVs of a similar age and type and they range in price from £120 to £11,995.

Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 55EG960 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV.

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4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. 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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Specification

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Display Diagonal
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OLED Technology
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Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
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Auto Channel Search
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Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Design
Colour of Product
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
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Width (with Stand)
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Width
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Package Depth
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Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Quick Start Guide
Manual

14 Awards

ferra.ru Editor's Choice hardware.info Ulitmate flatpanels.dk Reference Award techradar.com/au/ Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star Techradar Editor's Choice 01net.com 5 Star tek.no Recommended Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice avforums.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice hdtvtest.co.uk Highly Recommended - Best in Class Lydogbilde.no Award Pocket Lint Recommended

Expert Reviews

(41)
27 November 2015

With the only other competitor to LG's flagship 65" costing more than twice as much, I think the 65EG960V has a lot going for it.As a PC gamer, I don't have a next gen console immediately...

4 October 2015

OLED is still the topic of conversation at electronics fairs. LG is the only manufacturer that has managed to successfully produce and sell the TVs and it is clear that LG believes that OLED is... Read more…

21 September 2015

In a world of empty marketing phrases, black is the only word that LG really needs to sell its new range of OLED (organic light emitting diode) TVs that have turned up in Singapore in the past... Read more…

5 August 2015

You pay a premium for OLED. But dare I say, for the true enthusiast, it is a premium worth paying. In my opinion, the LG 55EG960T OLED UHD TV is the best 55-incher on the market, and I'd be pretty...

5 August 2015

So is the LG EG960V's OLED panel better than an equivalent flagship LCD? For black levels, absolutely, it's as good as things get. For colour, it's a bit mixed ? it loses some of the realism for...

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User Reviews

(75)
Reviewed 4 August 2015 by JasonBlind

Really pleased with the purchase. This is the Ultimate picture quality and the crispness of the picture is unbelievable. I spent a long time researching and waiting to replace my old Plasma TV.... Read more…

Reviewed 22 August 2015 by Lal79

Ok, it's a big investment but the picture quality on this TV is stunning. It does give a deep black and as a consequence the colours are really sharp without being over saturated. I love the... Read more…

Reviewed 3 September 2015 by Rapideye

I wanted great picture quality and was immediately struck by the richness of colour and deepness of black that the OLED technology is able to generate. When watching in HD we've been thrilled by... Read more…

Reviewed 1 October 2015 by Wheels72

When I decided to upgrade from my previous 40" TV I decided to invest in getting the best quality that I could, and what a good decision that turned out to be. The colour is so rich and vibrant,... Read more…

Reviewed 23 October 2015 by MykLo

When LG combined their OLED technology with UHD resolution I decided it was time to upgrade. Whenever you buy a new TV you always know something more advanced will be around the corner but the... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55eg960, lg 55eg960v, lg electronics 55eg960, lg electronics 55eg960v
Barcodes 00635131626067, 08806087216752, 08806087216837, 08806087216943, 08806087217100

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