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LG 55LN575S

55" Full HD Direct-LED Mar 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Wi-Fi Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
User reviews are good
Good technical features
Good connectivity
101 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Twenty-two customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 55LN575S was good value for money. A Akram said “Amazing TV and Amazing Value” in their review of this TV. A to Z rated this TV 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “This TV is packed with features given the asking price; it's got free sat” in their review of the LG 55LN575S. A to Z also mentioned “It's a very good value for money TV”.

Three LG 55LN575S owners who reviewed it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Dan wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Dont buy it turns out its due to the cheap chinese materials its made of”. Two years ago Sudhir wrote “I recently purchased this TV from Amazon with 1 year warranty (of course got good deal else outside you can get 5 years warranty as well” in their review of the LG 55LN575S.

Some LG 55LN575S owners mentioned in their reviews that it was cheap. Amazon Customer mentioned “When I ordered I did wonder if I would regret not going for a more expensive 42" smart LED from Sony or Samsung” in their review of this TV. Therationalist wrote “Picture quality of the LG 39LN575V is extremely good, right up there with the very best budget TVs” but even so they gave the LG 55LN575S a score of 60 out of 100.

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Design

Robust

Some customers who bought it reckoned that it was well made. A to Z wrote on Amazon three years ago “Connectivity is excellent, with built in ethernet”. In the same month Aaron Corkin wrote in his review of this TV “I bought this TV mainly for gaming and its built in Smart TV capabilities”. Aaron Corkin also said “One downfall of the set is the built in speakers”.

Easy to Use

A number of people who bought this TV concluded that it was easy to use. A to Z said “The menu is intuitive” in their review and scored the product 80 out of 100. A to Z also wrote “The apps are limited as most require you to use the magic remote, not included with this set”. B. C. Harper mentioned “That aside, this is a fantastic tv and have set up our iphones and tablets as remote control using the free app”.

Several LG 55LN575S owners who purchased the LG 55LN575S agreed that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Amazon Customer said “TV was easy to set up”. Amazon Customer also said “I've found this works well and is very easy to set up”. Gaz wrote on Amazon “It's so easy to set up and use” in their review of the LG 55LN575S.

Some LG 55LN575S owners mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55LN575S was easy to use the menus. Aaron Corkin said “Bright with a quick access menu to adjust energy saving features (We turn it down in the evenings” and gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100. B. C. Harper said on Amazon “All in all, this is a great tv with fast navigation in the menus”. Bob he wrote in his LG 55LN575S review “The picture quality is great once the default settings are changed”.

One person said in their reviews that it had a good interface. Ian Wantling said on Amazon “LG 42LN575V - a good, sharp picture and easy user interface”. One person who bought it considered that it was easy to assemble. Two years ago Philip C Agyeman mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “It was very easy to assemble just plug it in”.

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Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. A to Z mentioned on Amazon “In terms of the picture quality - it is very good, blacks are not exceptional”. Alex Pink he mentioned “High quality picture” in his LG 55LN575S review. Alex Pink also said “While sound quality is good, there is not a lot of depth to it”.

Nice Design

Seven LG 55LN575S owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Arem said on Amazon “Good looking TV with lots of features” in their LG 55LN575S review and gave this TV a rating of 4 stars. Bjf mentioned “Beautiful TV monitor” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Devon Trev wrote on Amazon “This is a good TV, intuitive, good looking great picture, sound is disappointing.” in his LG 55LN575S review and rated it 5 stars.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was neat. Amazon Customer wrote “Nice neat TV” in their review of this TV. K Cowan mentioned two years ago “This TV has excellent picture quality and a tidy design, I reviewed it on which online” in their review of this TV.

A number of people who reviewed it agreed that it was smooth. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Action) looks incredible with vibrant colours and a very smooth picture”. Amazon Customer also said “Movies look very smooth”.

Two LG 55LN575S owners thought it was well designed. Chontoman wrote in their review three years ago “Well designed, great images, easy to set-up” and scored it very highly. Kmw rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It's well built and nicely designed”.

One person who purchased it thought it was ugly. Two years ago Amazon Customer said “Its not an ugly tv, its thin” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 101 user reviews the average user rating of this LG television is 87 out of 100. 66 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

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


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Several people agreed that it had good sound quality. Three years ago Aaron Corkin wrote on Amazon “Toslink connector which are ideal for external sound systems” and scored the LG 55LN575S 4 stars. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TV also three years ago “The sound quality is OK for a TV though a little tinny” nonetheless they gave it a score of 1 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “That's no use when the audio has such massive problems”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who purchased it thought it was noisy.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Some LG 55LN575S owners considered that this TV had good technical guidance. Two years ago B Davies said “To enable CEC mode (simpilink as LG call it), go to the input screen, then press the 'green' button.-I think these instructions are correct, by default CEC is disabled”. Masons66 mentioned “Instructions for use easy to follow” and scored the LG 55LN575S 5 stars. Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke said in their review of the LG 55LN575S on Amazon “The instructions didn't seem to cover it”.


Features

Good Remote Control

Several LG 55LN575S owners who purchased it thought it had a good remote control. Two years ago "quickbrew" gave the LG 55LN575S an excellent rating and mentioned on Amazon “You can buy the "Magic" Remote separately, currently available on Amazon for around the”. A to Z gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their LG 55LN575S review “In terms of controlling everything the remote works well - although it's a little plasticky”. Chef mentioned “Apart from that picture is very good and the free android remote nice if it worked on games” in their review of the LG 55LN575S.

Good Technical Features

A number of LG 55LN575S owners who bought the product considered that it had good features. A to Z wrote “Great picture and features, sound a little disappointing” in their review of the LG 55LN575S. A to Z also wrote “The picture and features do not disappoint, you just may want to improve the sound”. Mark Wardropper said in his LG 55LN575S review on Amazon two years ago “Great features including Wi-Fi & Smart TV” and rated the LG 55LN575S as excellent.

Good Stand

Some people concluded that it had a good stand. Three years ago Ian Wantling mentioned “After assembling the swivel stand and affixing to the tv panel, attach your external aerial and/or set top box” in his LG 55LN575S review. Mr Sham said on Amazon “The stand is easy to fix” in his review of the LG 55LN575S and gave this TV a rating of 4 stars.

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The 55LN575S supports Skype, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

A number of people wrote in their reviews that the product was good for watching Freeview TV. Aaron Corkin scored it 4 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The set has Freeview HD which includes BBC 1, 2, 3, CBBC, ITV”. Dave wrote in his review of this TV “The on-board Freeview tuner is also excellent and picked up all the Freeview channels, including the HD ones, with no problems at all”. Ian Wantling wrote on Amazon three years ago “This LG set is capable of receiving Freeview HD” in his review of the LG 55LN575S and scored it 5 stars.

Several LG 55LN575S reviewers said in their reviews that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Martin Priestley mentioned in his review of the LG 55LN575S on Amazon “The connection is good, with iplayer programmes in HD being especially impressive”. Mr D Delargy mentioned in his review on Amazon “Great TV - No Itv Player” and rated the product 4 stars. Mr D Delargy also said “If you dont mind not having ITV player then you'll be happy”.

Some people who reviewed it reckoned that it had good apps. Gaz gave the product a score of 5 stars and said on Amazon two years ago “Use and there are loads of apps available”. Ian Wantling said in his LG 55LN575S review “There are various info apps and a separate screen for games”. Philippe mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “Connect to the home wifi, full of really good apps”.

Some LG 55LN575S reviewers wrote in their reviews that this TV was good for watching on demand TV. Amazon Customer wrote “It came pre-installed with all the main video on demand services you'd expect including Netflix, Youtube, Iplayer and the new Amazon Prime instant video (not a plug I promise!” in their review. Three years ago Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke wrote on Amazon “My Apple TV only has Netflix and iTunes and I miss watching Lovefilm through the TV in my bedroom”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the LG 55LN575S had great smart functions.

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Good Connectivity

A few people considered that the product was wifi compatible. A to Z said in their review “Movies stream in HD perfectly via wifi with no drop outs” . Arem said in their review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “LG 32LN575V 32-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV with Built-In Wi-Fi/Freeview HD” and scored this TV 80 out of 100. In the same month Chris scored it very highly and he said on Amazon “Great tv wi fi is very quick to respond”.

A few LG 55LN575S reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity. Donogh Fitzgerald said on Amazon “Wireless connectivity is a nice idea” in their review and gave the product a score of 4 stars. Ian Wantling mentioned in his review on Amazon “Connection to your home wifi network via the built in wifi connectivity the set has”. Three years ago Martin Priestley he wrote “The connectivity is really good”.

Two customers thought the LG 55LN575S was good in terms of HDMI connections. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Lastly it has 3 HDMI ports and 3 USB ports meaning you can get a TV box, disc player” in their LG 55LN575S review.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55LN575S was able to connect to the internet. Miss a Wilson mentioned on Amazon “It's definitely not a problem with the internet” in her LG 55LN575S review. Mr Sham scored the LG 55LN575S 4 stars and he mentioned in his LG 55LN575S review three years ago “I don't really make much use of its smart capability (still prefer to do my internet browsing/youtube/gaming etc on my laptop/phone”.

One LG 55LN575S reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was ethernet compatible.

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Supports Internet TV

The 55LN575S supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55LN575S supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support Smart TV.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Some customers agreed that the LG 55LN575S had good picture quality. Two years ago Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Picture quality very good” in their review of this TV. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The picture quality is great -- stunning in fact”. Amazon Customer also mentioned “The picture quality is fantastic”.

Some LG 55LN575S reviewers mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Darryl Green said in his LG 55LN575S review on Amazon “Colors and definition are top notch” and scored the product very highly. Dave scored the product 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “Colours are bright and vibrant”. Mr Sham wrote three years ago “Blacks are very good, colours are lively” in his LG 55LN575S review and scored the product 4 stars.

One LG 55LN575S owner who purchased this TV concluded that it was good for playing games on.

One person who bought the LG 55LN575S concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Darryl Green said “THe VA panel looks similar to the Panasonic e6b panel (pixel shot), so great contrast over viewing angle is a good compromise” in his review of the LG 55LN575S.

One LG 55LN575S owner said in their reviews that the product had clouding visible in the picture. Darryl Green wrote three years ago “No black clouding at all as far as I am concerned” in his review of the LG 55LN575S. One LG 55LN575S owner thought it was good for watching standard definition TV.

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Good High Def TV

A few LG 55LN575S owners who purchased it wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV. A to Z said in their review of the LG 55LN575S “There are 3 HD inputs, 3 USB inputs, component input, LAN input” . Amazon Customer mentioned “The Wi-Fi so far has performed well with no drop out and no problems streaming HD content”. Anil Drubhra said two years ago “LG 32LN575V 32-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV arrived very quickly” in their review of the LG 55LN575S and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two LG 55LN575S owners who reviewed the LG 55LN575S agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Darryl Green mentioned in his LG 55LN575S review on Amazon “They have 3d if interested (I am not”. Dave he wrote in his LG 55LN575S review “I wasn't interested in 3D.”.

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 comparable 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 55LN575S is not 3D, unlike most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago which are 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-60AS802 which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions of this type and age the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 55LN575S has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

Other 55" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55ES8090 which has better reviews.

If this television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync E585 (£1,480.90) (58").

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was March 2013 when this television was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

Several people who purchased the product agreed that it was not thin. Chontoman wrote “The sound is not thin as some imply.” in their LG 55LN575S review. Dizzywizard wrote on Amazon “He said because it is not very thin, Granted this is quite a thick LED set its 75mm thick.”. Three years ago Mr Sham mentioned in his review “Again it's not the thinnest out there”.

Several LG 55LN575S owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it was not heavy and bulky. Mr Sham wrote on Amazon “The set itself is quite chunky compared to other makes out this year” in his review of the LG 55LN575S however despite that he still gave this TV a score of 4 stars. Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke mentioned in their review of this TV “My flat screen TV of 10 years in age is massive, heavy and just doesn't compare”. Mr. G. Bridgeman Clarke also said “My 40 inch HD LED also is heavier”.

One person said in their reviews that the product was not a good depth.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest depth of TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV is 2.9mm and the thickest is 100mm. At 79.1 millimeters, the LG 55LN575S has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55LN575S supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55LN575S supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55LN575S supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55LN575S has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55LN575S supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55LN575S supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 55LN575S has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55LN575S supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The LG 55LN575S supports 24p, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The 55LN575S has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have a game mode.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The 55LN575S supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 55LN575S has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LN575S has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55LN575S has a desktop stand included. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers BUNDLE55LN575NB2430-0367912-PACK, P-BUNDLE55LN575NB2430-2, P-BUNDLE55LN575NB2430-3, lg electronics 55ln575v, 55ln575s/eu, lg 55ln575v, lg 1080p
Barcodes 00806084279569, 03015220611421, 05053973606231, 05053973606385, 05054063256183, 05054063256190, 05054063256251, 08806084279507, 08806084279521, 08806084279569

LG 55LN575S Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55LN575S 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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