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LG 55LW540

LG 55LW540

55" 60Hz Edge-LED May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Very Low Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55LW540 is only £91, which makes it one of the most economic to run latest comparable spec televisions.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG large TVs and found that in both cases LG had good reviews compared to other brands.

Just Released Eight Months Ago

Being released just eight months ago, this television is likely to use better technology.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55LW540 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other new similar spec TVs also have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think cheaper TVs such as the HG55EC690EB[pl_4000926_price], and the UE65KU6020[pl_3909417_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on latest comparable spec TVs.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 55LW540 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Has Five Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the 55LW540 is more than most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it. This TV has a Standard sound modes, which is the most frequently found sound modes found on comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year. The sound modess "Game", "Music", "News" and "Sports" are also found on this television.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The LG 55LW540 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most new large TVs. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by recently released large TVs.

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11 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £43.00

The price of the 55LW540 has increased by £43.00 in the last 15 days.

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last 12 months support smart TV, however the 55LW540 does not support smart TV.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the HG55EC690EB[pl_4000926_price], or the UE65KU6020[pl_3909417_price] both from Samsung which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most large TVs that were launched in the last 12 months are not 3D. The LG 55LW540 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LW540 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other new similar spec televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not Cheap

Comparable spec televisions that were released in the last year range in price from £399 to £6,490. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other comparable spec televisions that were released in the last year.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LW540 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that came out in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Has One Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 55LW540 is more than most TVs that have been around for the last year. The most commonly found smart modes is Dynamic, but this smart modes is not found on this TV. The smart modess Energy saving are also found on this television.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the 55LW540's RMS rated power is one of the lowest amongst new comparable spec TVs. The lowest RMS rated power of large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55LW540 is 10W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most TVs that were released in the last 12 months have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the 55LW540 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the LG 55LW540 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image formats supported is GIF, but this image formats supported is not supported by this TV. The image formats supporteds MJPEG are also supported by this television.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Across all the TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LW540 the display brightnesss range from 300 cd/m² to 800 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the 55LW540 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other recently released large TVs.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LW540

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many recently released TVs. 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 High Frequency Rate

The 55LW540 has a pretty average high frequency rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other large TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 60Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including cheaper TVs such as the LG 55LW340[plb_3412327_price].

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Average Depth

The 55LW540 has a relatively standard depth (63 millimeters) compared to most of the other new similar spec TVs.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
Panel Lock
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
USB Recording
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Technical Details
Audio Codecs

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £87.49
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £90.53
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192200241, 00719192200364, 08806087756401

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See How Other TVs Compare to the LG 55LW540

Samsung HG55EC690EB vs LG 55LW540

Samsung HG55EC690EB vs LG 55LW540
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£ 949.99 £1,190.98
£241 Cheaper
A Lot Faster Response Time
10W Higher RMS Rated Power
One More RF Ports Quantity
56% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
Slightly Thicker

Samsung UE55J6240AK vs LG 55LW540

Samsung UE55J6240AK vs LG 55LW540
Samsung UE55J6240AK LG 55LW540
£ 660.95 £1,190.98
£530 Cheaper
A Lot Higher RMS Rated Power
Two More HDMI Ports Quantitys
Lighter
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 47%
1mm Thicker

Philips 65BDL3000 vs LG 55LW540

Philips 65BDL3000 vs LG 55LW540
Philips 65BDL3000 LG 55LW540
£ 1,604.38 £1,190.98
Higher RMS Rated Power
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16% Larger Screen Size
50 Cd/m² Brighter Display Brightness
£413 More Expensive
One Less USB 2.0 Port
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