LG 55WL5600

  • LG 55WL5600
81
Based on 8 scores, 12 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • The LG 47LW5600 evinced excellent color in bright and dark areas, along with relatively deep black levels and even screen uniformity for an edge-lit LED-based LCD TV. Its matte screen works well in bright rooms. The Smart TV Internet portal is well-des...
  • Decent black levels for an edge lit LCD, Easy media streaming via Plex or DLNA, Good, cheap 3D under the right conditions
  • Reasonably priced.Very dark blacks. Excellent good 2D and 3D quality. Two bundled remotes, one mimics an onscreen mouse.

Cons:

  • This LG LED TV is relatively expensive. Its edge-lit local dimming LED scheme produces some artifacts and blooming; highlights were somewhat muted in dark scenes; and even from off-angle the picture loses contrast worse than most such TVs. The LW5600'
  • Passive 3D glasses cut picture resolution, Confusing menu setup, Neither one of the two remotes is easy to use

Expert reviews and ratings

By Plasma TV Buying Guide on 78

To find the feature press the Home key to go to the menu, scroll down to the Setup option and press. Once in the Setup options menu click on the picture settings menu and scroll all the way down to the bottom of that menu. The TruMotion setting is...

By HDTV Solutions on 80

The edge-lit LED LG 47LW5600 delivers consistently high quality 2D and 3D performance at a competitive price point. And under its Smart TV banner, LG provides access to not only streaming media providers but also an ever expanding list of...

By Home Theater on -

The LG 55LW5600 came very close to earning a Home Theater Top Pick recommendation. I went back and forth more than once on the single issue that troubled me: the nonuniform brightness at the sides of the screen. Ultimately, I must come down on the...

By cnet on 76

While passive 3D has its flaws, the LG LW5600's 2D picture quality is very good for an edge-lit LED-based LCD TV, especially in bright...

By Engadget on 70

The TV industry's love affair with 3D and connected TV features doesn't appear to be waning any time soon and this set's features keep it in line with the expectations of a midrange display. Retail prices are currently floating between...

By AVguide on -

Depending on whom you ask, 2010 was either a banner launch year for 3D flat panel HDTVs or it was a dud. Initial estimates from various industry sources contended that by year’s end millions of 3D TVs would find their way into consumers’...

By TechReviewSource on 90

4.50 Until recently, the two biggest knocks against 3D have been high prices and cumbersome (and expensive) 3D glasses. The LG Infinia 47LW5600 ($1,699.99 list) addresses both of these issues with great success, and throws in a handful of other...

By PC Mag on 90

Top-notch 2D- and 3D-image quality, a wealth of features, and a wallet-friendly price make the 47-inch LG Infinia 47LW5600 the 3D HDTV to beat. Buy it...

By PCWorld on 80

The stylish, 47-inch LG 47LW5600 packages impressive connected-TV features with decent image quality, 3D support, and an innovative second remote, at a moderate price....

By Digital Trends on 85

The LG 47LW5600 is a great alternative for those who dont want to drop a bundle on 3D HDTVs using active shutter glasses....

By TelevisionInfo on -

The LG 47LW5600 is a solid LCD TV that has excellent color and internet performance. While it underperforms in a few key areas, the user experience and interface is very good. Until the cost of the unreasonably expensive active-shutter 3D glasses...

By Here's How on -

By now, my verdict should be obvious. This is an excellent television for 2D HDTV. For 3D viewing, the passive design involves tradeoffs. The polarizer glasses are definitely more comfortable than active-shutter glasses. There's no flicker or...