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Passive 3D is convenient and inexpensive.
Handy Magic Motion remote.
Excellent color and shadow detail.
Handled 1080p/24 sources properly.
Its Smart TV Internet portal is well-designed with a solid selection of streaming services.
There's built-in Wi-Fi.
Blooming issues with LED backlighting hurts dark scenes.
Poor gamma and shadow detail in the modes that deliver deep black levels.
By Home Cinema Choice on February 08, 2012
LG's debut Nano technology TV promises unrivalled LED pictures. John Archer discovers if that's the caseWhile it’s now established that passive 3D technology is a great, family-friendly alternative to active 3D where 42in and possibly 47in...
By DigitalVersus on January 16, 2012
More than six months after we first heard about it, the LG LW980 TV is finally something of a disappointment, with dynamic backlighting that isn't really worth the hype, producing contrast ratios that are scarcely much better than Edge LED TVs from...
By CNET UK on November 21, 2011
It's pricey and the backlighting isn't perfect, but the LG 55LW980 produces stunning standard and high-definition pictures, has great Internet features and its passive 3D performance is...
By Pocket-lint on November 18, 2011
The LG 55LW980T is one of the televisions of the year for us with a great picture quality for both 2D and 3D....
By Trusted Reviews on October 14, 2011
With its combination of passive 3D TV tech and excellent direct LED picture quality, the 55LW980T is a potential...
By PC Mag on October 13, 2011
With its bezel-free design, convenient passive 3D, and wealth of Web features, the 55-inch LG 55LW9800 HDTV shows great promise—on paper. But blooming problems with its local-dimming LED panel hold this pricey set back....
By cnet on October 08, 2011
The expensive LG 55LW9800's picture quality doesn't live up to the promise of its full-array local dimming LED...
By TechRadar on October 05, 2011
So here it is at last. After a seemingly interminable wait, the new flagship model in LG's LCD TV range, the Nano 55LW980T, is finally here, bringing with it a massive feature count and, hopefully, LG's best flat TV picture quality ever.The most...
By FlatpanelsHD on September 27, 2011
LG’s LW9800 (LW980T, S or W in Europe) features all of LG’s Smart TV functions, including TV Apps, App Store, DLNA (Plex), USB recording (in Europe) and much more. The Smart TV platform still needs improvement, though. Navigation currently...
By T3 DK on February 06, 2012
55LW980W er klart det bedste flad-tv, LG har bygget til dato, og et af de bedste 3D-tv’er på markedet. Det er perfekt som centrum i hele familiens opkoblede hjemmebiograf, og Magic Motion-fjernbetjeningen skal simpelthen opleves. ...
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