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LG 55LB561

55" Full HD Flat Feb 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Release Date £110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent user reviews
Good high def TV
Good sound quality
14 Reviews

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Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

Based on 24 user reviews the average user rating of this television is brilliant. 12 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 708 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this large display diagonal TV is A+. The 55LB561 has an average 5 year running cost of £111 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 307 TVs of a comparable age and spec.


Audio

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”.


Weight & Dimensions

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”.


Price

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.


Design

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”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55LB561 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to this television also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the UN55ES8000F, the ES8000, or the UE65F8000 all from Samsung.

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Display

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 Picture Quality

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

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar spec and age 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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Not 3D

The 55LB561 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television do are 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the UN55ES8000F, or the UE65H8090 both from Samsung or the LG 55LW650.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At only 100 hertz, the 55LB561 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

Alternative 55" TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the UE55H6200 (£549), or the UN55ES8000F both from Samsung which and both of have better reviews.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-60AS802 (60" and higher rated), or the Samsung UE65H8090 (65" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since February 2014.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 55LB561 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television do support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Sharp LC-60LE636, or the Samsung UE65H8090 are also worth considering.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55LB561 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 55LB561 has an ethernet port. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55LB561 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LB561 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55LB561 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 55LB561 does not support smartphones being used as a remote, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 55LB561 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years which support Smart TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The 55LB561 supports timeshift. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support timeshift.

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Product Identifiers

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

LG 55LB561 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55LB561 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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