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LG 55LX340

LG 55LX340

55" 60Hz Direct-LED Jun 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Very Low

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 55LX340 will cost only £48 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs of this spec and age.

Good Brand

LG is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and LG also has good ratings for its large TVs.

60 Hz Display Refresh Rates Supported

The LG 55LX340 supports a faster display refresh rate than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This LG television supports a 60 Hz display refresh rates supported, whereas most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it support a 50 Hz display refresh rates supported. Across all TVs that were released more than a year ago the display refresh rate ranges from 24 Hz (worst) to 120 Hz (best).

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on televisions of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Thin

The LG 55LX340 has a fairly thin depth (only 55 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55LX340. Across all the televisions that were released one year ago the depths range from 33mm to 99mm.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on large TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Light

The lightest TV of a similar age and spec to the 55LX340 is 5.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. With a weight of only 5.3 kilograms, the 55LX340 is one of the lightest televisions of this age and spec amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have a wi-Fi, however the 55LX340 does not have a wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LX340 support smart TV, however the 55LX340 does not support smart TV.

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Not 3D

The 55LX340 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55LX340 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LX340 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LX340 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LX340 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 800Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 140Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the 55LX340 has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst televisions of this age.

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Hisense LTDN55K390[plb_3890626_price] (200Hz).

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LX340 do not feature OLED technology. The LG 55LX340 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the LG 55EC940[plb_3044917_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LX340 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG 55LX340 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 60W. When compared to other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55LX340 that we have assessed, the RMS rated power of the 55LX340 of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The LG 55LX340 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The 55LX340 has one of the slower response times (9 milliseconds) amongst large TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55LX340 the response times range from 6ms to 9.5ms, and the average response time is 7.9ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LX340

Released Over a Year Ago

This large TV was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that are a similar 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Refresh Rates Supported
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
My Home Screen
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Performance
Image Formats Supported
24p Support
Plug and Play
Clock Function
Video Compression Formats
USB Recording
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Cord Length
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Technical Details
LED Backlight
RF Input
VGA (D-Sub) Input Ports
Audio Codecs

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £44.07
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £47.11
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55lx340, lg 55lx340h
Barcodes 00719192917941

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