Close
LG 55LA8609

76

Overall Score

LG 55LA8609

LG 55LA8609
4 Images + 1 Video

Loading image...
A critically acclaimed and amazingly thin thickness 55" Full HD television, with low running costs and very good features
55" Full HD No 34.1mm Mar 2013 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Compare
Share on

LG 55LA8609 Compare Cheapest UK Prices

Sorry, currently not available from shops in the United Kingdom.
Check international prices

Notify Me When Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe

LG 55LA8609 Compare UK Used Prices

Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

29% Off
{Seiki SE24HD02UK
£119.98
Was £170 (31 days ago)
PC World Business
View More Amazing Deals

LG 55LA8609 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the LG 55LA8609 as follows:
93
Reviews
3 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
62
Age
4 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 86%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 55LA8609 has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

53
Watching Films
Average
57
Watching Sport
Average
72
Playing Games
Very Good

LG 55LA8609 Video Reviews

LG 55LA8609 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

This television has an average expert rating of 86% based on three expert reviews from sites including fwdmagazine.be, computertotaal.nl and hifitest.de. This means that experts think this TV is one of the better televisions.

View all expert reviews

LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 29,044 owner and expert 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.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 55LA8609 is £110 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

Calculate your own running costs

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

LG released the 55LA8609 in March 2013.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the LG 55LA8609 of 55" is larger than 77% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 55LA8609 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

What is OLED/QLED technology? Less Edit

3D

The LG 55LA8609 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

What does "3D" mean? Less Edit

Thinner Than Average

The 55LA8609's thickness of only 34.1mm is in the thinnest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit

Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 55LA8609 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

Chart Hide Chart What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55LA8609 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

Chart Hide Chart What is a pair of 3D glasses included? Less Edit

Features Local Dimming

The 55LA8609 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

Chart Hide Chart What is local dimming? Less Edit

Supports Wi-Fi

The 55LA8609 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

Chart Hide Chart What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit

Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 55LA8609's RMS rated power of 24W is in the highest 15% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "RMS rated power" mean? Less Edit

Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 55LA8609 of 800Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

Chart Hide Chart What does "motion interpolation frequency" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 55la8609

Barcodes:

08806084279293

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 55LA8609

LG 55LA8609 - Other TVs Worth Considering

(138 reviews)
119.99
£78.42 cheaper to run
OLED/QLED technology
Common interface (CI) slot
Best Available Price
Box 119.99
£82 cheaper to run over five years
Common interface (CI) slot
PC in (D-Sub) port
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 165.23
70% cheaper to run over five years
PC in (D-Sub) port
Best Available Price
eBay 215.99
Cheaper to run by £64 over five years
Common interface (CI) slot
Best Available Price
Argos 249.00
Cheaper to run by £82.54
PC in (D-Sub) port
Best Available Price
eBay 275.00

(1 review)
330.00
Better brand
£30 cheaper to run over five years
Better for watching films
Best Available Price
eBay 330.00

Today's Best Deals

29% Price Drop
{Seiki SE24HD02UK
£119.98
Was £170 (31 days ago)
Display Diagonal
24"
HD Type
HD Ready
OLED/QLED Technology
No
21% Price Drop
{Samsung UE55MU7000T
£789.00
Was £993 (34 days ago)
Display Diagonal
55"
HD Type
4K
OLED/QLED Technology
No
15% Price Drop
{LG 49LV340C
£550.78
Was £644 (33 days ago)
Display Diagonal
48.5"
HD Type
Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology
No
Save £75 Voucher
Voucher: £75 Off
£75 Off any product over £999
Found over a week ago
Voucher ending in:
8% Price Drop
{Cello C22230
14 reviews
£141.40
Was £154 (72 days ago)
Display Diagonal
22"
HD Type
HD
OLED/QLED Technology
No
View More Amazing Deals