LG 55LW540 Review
|Value for Money||
|14 Months Old|
|£91 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 52?
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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2017.
It has running costs of £91 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Energy Star certified
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 704 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 440 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 752 in TVs for films.
Should You Buy it Now?
|£1,379.32||Go to Store|
LG 55LW540 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
We checked 16,194 user and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 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 £1,379.32 it is more expensive than 79% of TVs.
Price Has Gone Down by £90 (6%)
The price has dropped from £1,469.44 to £1,379.32 in the last 75 days.to be notified when the price changes.
Cheaper Price Found in the United States
We found a cheaper price for the LG 55LW540 of $794.94 (£1,034.85) in the United States. That's a saving of £344.47.
Average Display Diagonal
The LG 55LW540's display diagonal of 55" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 70% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 55LW540 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.
The 55LW540 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The LG 55LW540's thickness of 63mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 57% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The 55LW540 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Energy Star Certified
The LG 55LW540 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.
Has an Equalizer
The 55LW540 has an equalizer. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The LG 55LW540's RMS rated power of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 12% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The 55LW540 is RoHS compliant, unlike 96% of TVs which are not RoHS compliant.
Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
The 55LW540 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Quite Slow Response Time
The response time of the 55LW540 of 9ms is in the slowest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the response times range from 0.002ms to 180ms, and the average response time is 7.4ms.
Features USB Recording
The LG 55LW540 features USB recording. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.
Very Slow High Frequency Rate
The high frequency rate of the 55LW540 of only 60Hz is in the slowest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all televisions is 260Hz, with the slowest being 20Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.
Released 14 Months Ago
LG released the 55LW540 in May 2016.
Running Costs Are OK
The 55LW540 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55LW540 is £91.
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