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LG 55LF561

LG 55LF561

50" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
A+
£104.16 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

Some customers considered that it was good value for money. This month Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 99 out of 100 and mentioned “Great quality for cost” in their LG 55LF561 review. Clare Quemard mentioned “Excellent value for money” and rated it 99 out of 100. In August last year Steveg1 wrote on Amazon “Only at a very good price” in their review of the LG 55LF561.

Good Brand

We checked 7,431 expert and user reviews for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its large TVs range.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 55LF561 reviewer who bought this TVs considered that it had good sound quality. Amazon Customer gave this TVs a score of 99 out of 100 and said on Amazon “The picture on this tv is superb and the the sound good also”.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. In August Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TVs on Amazon “Great quality for cost”.

Good Picture Quality

One person said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. This year Mrgarry2u said “The colours are good” in their review of this TVs.

1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The LG 55LF561 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than a year ago.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this TV and we think the 60LF6300[pl_2932496_price], or the 55LF6529[pl_3037357_price] both from LG is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 55LF561 does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55LF561.

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Not 3D

The 55LF561 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 55LF561 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LF561 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that were launched more than a year ago do not feature OLED technology. The 55LF561 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LG 55EC940[plb_3044917_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 55LF561 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 55LF561 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LF561

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this large TV is A+. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 55LF561 will cost £105 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 135 TVs of a similar type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this large TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs 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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Average Depth

At 55.8 millimeters, the 55LF561 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Teletext Function
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £104.16
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.16
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Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55lf561, lg 50lf561, lg 55lf561v, lg 50lf561v, lg 55lf5610, acer 55lf561, acer 55lf561v, hpdellapple 50lf561, hpdellapple 55lf561, hpdellapple 50lf561v, hpdellapple 55lf561v
Barcodes 08806087274868, 08806087274875, 08806087274882, 08806087274899, 08806087276497, 08806087276503

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