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LG 55LW540

74

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LG 55LW540

LG 55LW540
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A good spec but 2 year old 55" Full HD television, with low running costs
55" Full HD No 63mm May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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LG 55LW540 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have scored the LG 55LW540 as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
84
Age
20 Months Old
78
Running Costs
£91 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of £91 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

18
Watching Films
Mediocre
43
Watching Sport
Mediocre
39
Playing Games
Mediocre

LG 55LW540 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 27,825 expert and user reviews (including 11,120 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The 55LW540 is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55LW540 will cost £91 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

LG released the 55LW540 in May 2016.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 55LW540 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 55LW540 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 55LW540 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the LG 55LW540 of 63mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 44% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 55LW540 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Energy Star Certified

The 55LW540 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The LG 55LW540's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than 89% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The 55LW540's response time of 9ms is in the slowest 12% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The average response time of all televisions is 6.9ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 50ms.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 55LW540 of 1,200 is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 47% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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RoHS Compliant

The LG 55LW540 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of televisions are not RoHS compliant.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other televisions, the 55LW540 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of televisions are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Features USB Recording

The 55LW540 features USB recording. 90% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The LG 55LW540's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 86% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all televisions is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Has an Equalizer

The 55LW540 has an equalizer, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 55lw540s

Barcodes:

00719192200241, 00719192200364, 08806087756401

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