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LG 55LA8609
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LG 55LA8609

55" Flat Mar 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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Expert Reviews Are Good

Three experts from sites including hifitest.de, computertotaal.nl and fwdmagazine.be have rated this large TV on average 86 out of 100.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 7,431 user and expert reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its large TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The LG 55LA8609 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 55LA8609 also support smart TV.

Other televisions which support smart TV currently available which you might want to consider include the UE55D7000[pl_344784_price], or the KE55S9[pl_2047037_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55LA8609 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this type and age 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 because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the Sony KDL-50W828[plb_2229287_price].

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The 55LA8609 is a two RF ports quantity television.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55LA8609 is 7.5W, the highest is 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. At 24 Watts, the LG 55LA8609 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55LA8609.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz. The LG 55LA8609 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (800 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p|480p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on TVs of this age and type.

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Quite Thin

At only 34.1 millimeters, the 55LA8609 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LA8609. Across all the large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LA8609 the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 56mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55LA8609 do not have a built-in camera. The 55LA8609 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], the UE55F8000[pl_1274638_price], or the UN55F8000[pl_1998277_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 55LA8609 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LA8609 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung KE55S9[plb_2047037_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Two Processor Coress

Most similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55LA8609 have between two and three processor coress, including the 55LA8609 which has two processor coress.

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Heavy

The LG 55LA8609 is one of the heavier televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55LA8609 (23.4 kilograms) amongst large TVs of this age. TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55LA8609 have weights of between 2.3kg and 63kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LA8609

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to 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 television was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart 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
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Other Features
Power LED
Processor Frequency

Expert Reviews

(7)
28 December 2013

De Harmony Touch is uitgerust met een 2.4 inch-touchcreen en beschikt over een trilfunctie, wat een prettige feedback geeft als je een schermselectie maakt. Ook zorgt een ingebouwde... Read more…

13 August 2013

LG's 55LA8609 is feitelijk het nieuwe topmodel uit de LCD serie van de Koreaanse fabrikant, in ieder geval zolang LG ervoor kiest de LA9609 serie niet in Europa uit te brengen. En de LA8609 stelt...

6 August 2013

De 55LA8609 behoort tot de 'op-een-na' meest uitgebreide serie lcd-led-tv's van LG. Bijzonder is dat er geen gewone afstandsbediening wordt meegeleverd bij deze serie, maar alleen nog LG's eigen... Read more…

24 June 2013

De LG 55LA8609 biedt een degelijke beeldkwaliteit en een ruime selectie extra's. De prijs die daar tegenover staat is niet goedkoop, maar duur kunnen we dit toestel ook niet echt noemen. Een prima...

18 December 2014

Getestet und geprüft: Mit der großen Kaufberatung von COMPUTER BILD finden Sie garantiert den besten Fernseher für Ihre Bedürfnisse.Weihnachten steht unmittelbar vor der Tür ? was steht bei... Read more…

Installatie
Design
Beeldkwaliteit
Kijkhoek
Cinema 3D
Zwartwaarden
Magic Remote
Ghosting bij games
Pluspunten
Installatie
31 January 2014

Konkurrenz kommt unter anderem von Philips mit dem 47PFL7008K. Der 42 Zoll große Bildschirm löst mit 1.920 x 1.080 Pixeln auf. An Anschlüssen (hinten) finden sich AV, Kopfhörer, Scart, LAN und... Read more…

17 January 2014

Der LG 42LA8609 überzeugt im Heimkino, als Gaming-Monitor und als Smart-TV. Die hervorragende Farbwiedergabe mit breitem Betrachtungswinkel macht ihn zu einem Tipp!533Vogel's: Hier finden Sie den...

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 55la8609
Barcodes 08806084279293

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