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LG 55LB870

55" Full HD Flat Feb 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £102.78 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Low running costs
Has a built-in camera
11 Reviews + 4 Awards
tek.no Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended 5 star ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

Expert review sites rave about this LG TV and have given it four awards.

This TV was given a "Recommended" award by both websites Lydogbilde.no and Tek.no, both of which said that this television was good.

The writers at two more expert review sites both concluded that this large display diagonal TV was very good. This TV received an "Especially Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk gave it an "Especially Recommended 5 Star" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 79% based on eight expert reviews from sites including homecinemamagazine.nl, Lydogbilde.no, tek.no and digitalt.tv.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 9,080 owner and expert reviews (including 707 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+. The 55LB870 is in the cheapest 16% of all 290 TVs of this age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 55LB870 will cost £103 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 55LB870 in February 2014.


Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The 55LB870 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the UE65F8000, or the KE55S9 both from Samsung or the LG 55EA980.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a similar age and type 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55LB870 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this television also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 1,000 hertz, the 55LB870 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV. The average motion interpolation frequency of large display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago is 520Hz.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We compared all the other 55" TVs to this TV and we think because of their better review scores, the Samsung UN55ES8000F, and the Panasonic TX-L55DT50 are also worth considering.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55LB870 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at including because of their better review scores, the UN55ES8000F, or the UE55ES8090 both from Samsung.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 55LB870 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 55LB870 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Ergonomics

Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55LB870 does not support smartphones being used as a remote, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 55LB870 supports timeshift. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than two years also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55LB870 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LB870 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55LB870 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 55lb870v, 55lb870vapi
Barcodes 08806084579188, 08806084579195, 08806084579201, 08806084586100, 08806084639332, 08806084720474

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