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LG 55LW340C

£1,223.60
£1,073.60 £150.00 cheaper than 18 days ago
A relatively new 55" Full HD TV with alright features but a price that represents not very good value for money
55" Full HD No No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 55LW340 Review

Released 1 year ago, we have ranked the LG 55LW340 number 187 in 55 inch TVs.
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Poor
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Average Features
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15 Months Old
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Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for watching sport, ranking number 730 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 470 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 780 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre

Should You Buy it Now?

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LG 55LW340 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 16,194 expert and user reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its televisions. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £1,073.60 it is more expensive than 73% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Down by £150 (12%)

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The LG 55LW340's display diagonal of 55" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 20% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 55LW340 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 55LW340 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 55LW340 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 55LW340 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55LW340 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Quite Slow Response Time

The 55LW340's response time of 9ms is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 19% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all TVs is 7.4ms, with the fastest being 0.002ms and the slowest being 180ms.

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Supports 24p

The 55LW340 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 55LW340's RMS rated power of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 14% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Child Lock

The 55LW340 has a child lock. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Energy Star Certified

The 55LW340 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the 55LW340 of only 60Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

This LG TV was released in May 2016.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 55lw340c, brand 55lw340c
Barcodes 00719192200203, 00719192200326, 08806087756388, 08806087756760

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