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LG 55LB580

55" Full HD Flat Feb 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £117.20 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Easy to use
Smart TV features are good
7 Reviews

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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

55LB580 owners on average rated this television as fantastic. Over 71% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

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


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this LG television is A+, and the 55LB580 has an average 5 year running cost of £118 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 307 TVs of a comparable type and age.


Design

Easy to Use

Several LG 55LB580 reviewers agreed that the product was easy to setup. Craige B Thorley wrote on Amazon “Excellent picture, easy to set up” in their review. Ladyb111 said in their review of this TV on Amazon in October last year “Have upgraded our TV from an LG 42" bought a few years back, what a difference brilliant picture wonderful look, easy to set up on your own”.

Nice Design

One customer concluded that it was good looking. John rated this TV 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of the LG 55LB580 on Amazon “Pretty Good TV - like having your own cinema”.

Poor Product Quality

One LG 55LB580 owner concluded that the LG 55LB580 was not good quality. John said on Amazon “All these very thin TVs seem to have poor quality amps and speakers” but in spite of that he rated the product 4 stars.


Features

Inferior Remote Control

One customer who bought the LG 55LB580 thought it did not have a good remote control. Ladyb111 mentioned on Amazon “Have not got a magic remote will wait and see if I need one”.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One LG 55LB580 reviewer who bought it thought it was good value for money. Peleamsterdam said in their LG 55LB580 review “It is still there.I would conclude that its a great TV for the price for films” but even so they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One LG 55LB580 owner who bought it concluded that it was thin.


Audio

Inferior Sound Quality

Several people said in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. John wrote “However had several problems linking the audio to my Home Cinema AV system” in his review of this TV.


Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

One customer said that the LG 55LB580 was good for watching Freeview TV. One LG 55LB580 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good for watching on demand TV.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. In October last year John mentioned “Does all the modern stuff - netflix, amazon, internet, loads of free view channels, links with my pc (photo files just appeared in the menu!”.

Supports Timeshift

The 55LB580 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 55LB580 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Display

Inferior Picture Quality

One LG 55LB580 owner thought it was not good for watching sport. Peleamsterdam mentioned “On the down side the picture is not so good for sport” in their LG 55LB580 review and scored it 3 stars.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years. 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 55LB580 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do are 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-60AS802.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of large display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 520Hz. When compared to other large display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV that we have checked the motion interpolation frequency of, the LG 55LB580's motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz is one of the slowest.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync E585 (58").

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when this LG television was released.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55LB580 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 55LB580 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55LB580 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55LB580 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV do have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55LB580 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lgelectronics 55lb580v, lgelectronics 3xhdmi, lgelectronics 100mci, lgelectronics 3xusb, lg 55lb580v
Barcodes 08806084578594, 08806084578617, 08806084578624, 08806084578662, 08806084638540, 08806084721174

LG 55LB580 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55LB580 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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