LG 55LW980W

  • LG 55LW980W
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  • Bright screen.
  • Passive 3D is convenient and inexpensive.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi.


  • Very expensive.
  • Blooming issues with LED backlighting hurts dark scenes.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Home Cinema Choice on 100

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 80

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 90

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 90

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 90

With its combination of passive 3D TV tech and excellent direct LED picture quality, the 55LW980T is a potential...

By PC Mag on 60

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 76

The expensive LG 55LW9800's picture quality doesn't live up to the promise of its full-array local dimming LED...

By TechRadar on 90

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

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...

International Review By T3 DK on 100

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. ...

International Review By Betabuzz on 90

Trotz kleinerer Ungereimtheiten bleibt der LG 55LW980T ein toller, umfangreich ausgestatteter Premium-Fernseher, dem es an so ziemlich nichts mangelt. Wer den hohen Preis nicht scheut, erhält eine ebenbürtige Alternative zu Sony Bravia &...

International Review By FlatpanelsDK on

LG LW980W byder på samtlige Smart TV-funktioner, herunder TV Apps, App Store, DLNA (Plex), USB-optagelse og meget mere. Smart TV-platform efterlader stadig lidt tilbage at ønske, og lige nu er den træge navigation rundt i menuerne og det...

International Review By M3.idg.se on 60

LG:s nya toppmodell LW980W stoltserar inte bara med en tunnhet som är riktigt uppfräschande att se, utan även Nano Full Led vilket innebär att en mycket tunn film som läggs på panelen ger en bättre ljusspridning och...