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LG 55LB561

LG 55LB561

55" Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date
A+
£110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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12 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this LG TV is excellent based on 24 user reviews.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Large TVs produced by LG have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Good High Def TV

Two LG 55LB561 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amir Pourabdollah wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Being full HD (1080p) in tuners”. Joan Loveridge rated the product 5 stars and he wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “55inch widescreen 1080 full HD Led”.

Good Sound Quality

Two customers who reviewed the LG 55LB561 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Tony Mccannn mentioned in his review of this TV “Great picture and sound! Satisfied”.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 55LB561 owner said that the LG 55LB561 had good colour saturation.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased it said that it was good quality. Amir Pourabdollah wrote on Amazon “Sharp picture, real colors and quality sound”.

Good Size

One LG 55LB561 owner considered that the product was thin. Amir Pourabdollah mentioned on Amazon “And a nice metallic finish with narrow screen border”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Bobby Clark mentioned in his review of the LG 55LB561 on Amazon “Great telly at a bargain price” and scored this TV 5 stars.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55LB561, the 55LB561 has a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the LG 50LB650[plb_2295120_price] which has better reviews.

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Two Headphone Outputss

The LG 55LB561 has more headphone outputss than most of the televisions of this type and age. This television is a two headphone outputs TV compared to most of the similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 55LB561 which only have one headphone outputs.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The LG 55LB561 does not support smart TV. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago do support smart TV.

Alternative TVs which also support smart TV that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], or the Philips 55PFS7509[plb_2201890_price].

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Not 3D

The 55LB561 is not 3D, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LB561.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], or the UE65H8090[pl_2237048_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LB561 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], the UE55F8000[pl_1274638_price], or the UN55F8000[pl_1998277_price] all from Samsung.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LB561 do not feature OLED technology. The 55LB561 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider including the Samsung KE55S9[plb_2047037_price], or the LG 55EC930[plb_2442859_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the 55LB561 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 55LB561. Across all the large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LB561 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 55LB561 is a two HDMI ports quantity television.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 55LB561 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LB561

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 55LB561 is typical compared to the other 321 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 55LB561 will cost £111 over 5 years to run.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that were launched around the same time as 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 LG TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
2D-3D Converter
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
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
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

(14)
Reviewed 15 July 2015 by Adam Kloss
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV.

Reviewed 30 June 2015 by Tony B.
(Verified Purchase)

PURCHASED ON 15 OF MAY BRILL TV NO PROBS FANTASTIC PRICE TO AT 499.00.

Reviewed 2 June 2015 by Bobby Clark
(Verified Purchase)

Great telly at a bargain price.

Reviewed 31 May 2015 by Deb4040
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic delivery, packing and the quality of the TV is excellent, very please with my purchase.

Reviewed 15 May 2015 by Alan Bird
(Verified Purchase)

It was great , thank you so much.

Reviewed 4 May 2015 by Ben
(Verified Purchase)

So far so good.

Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Fran
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely great unit for someone who does not judge a TV for not being smart like the newcomers.

Reviewed 10 April 2015 by Amir Pourabdollah
(Verified Purchase)

Although the TV was a returned item, but it came in a relatively good packaging and looked like new (2014 built). The building quality and material is hight (written assembled in Poland). The TV... Read more…

Reviewed 10 April 2015 by Mr Brian Thompson
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with t.v its a really good picture and i am very satisfied with the complete purchase.5 stars.

Reviewed 26 March 2015 by Joan Loveridge
(Verified Purchase)

55inch widescreen 1080 full HD Led.

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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £110.79
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Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55lb561, 55lb561v, lg 55lb561, lg 55lb561v
Barcodes 08806084674289, 08806084674326, 08806084674388, 08806084674432, 08806084674470

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