LG 55LD520 Review

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Model Size MSRP 1080 Net Wi-Fi 3D Price Energy Design Best-
Seller
LG
55LD520

LCD HDTV
55″ $1999 $37 4.9 4

 

LG 55LD520 Review » Key Feature Ratings
Price The cost of this LCD TV is $37 per inch of screen size. This is more expensive than average and is priced in the top 22% of new TVs.
ENERGY STAR ENERGY STAR qualified. This HDTV uses about 40% less electricity than standard televisions.
Efficiency Estimated annual energy use is 4.9 kWh per inch of screen size. This TV is ENERGY STAR, but it is less efficient than your average ENERGY STAR TV.
Design Incorporates 4 key design features that make a difference. This HDTV has an average number of key features.
Best-Seller This TV is not a top best-seller at a national store including Amazon, Best Buy, Sears, and Wal-Mart. – LG 55LD520 Review
Resolution Designed with 1080p resolution, the highest definition available. Provides nearly twice the resolution of 720p, and allows you to fully utilize 1080p videos or programming.
Side Inputs Includes side inputs that allow you to conveniently plug-in some devices without having to reach behind the TV.
LED Does not incorporate LED backlighting. LED technology is more expensive, but it saves on energy and allows the TV to be significantly thinner.
Local Dim Local dimming technology is only available on LCD televisions with LED backlighting.
Frame Rate Employs blur reduction technology that increases the frame rate to 120 Hz (120 frames per second). The picture should be crisp and clear for sports and action movies.
THX Like most HDTVs, this is not THX certified. THX certification generally indicates that the TV will have high-quality picture performance. – LG 55LD520 Review
DLNA Not DLNA certified (Digital Living Network Alliance). DLNA promotes interoperability between electronic devices, which makes sharing digital content easier and more convenient.
3D This LG television is not 3D ready. 3D TVs allow you to view 3D content from select video games, Blu-ray discs, and programming, but are much more expensive.
Wi-Fi This LG HDTV is not Wi-Fi capable. You cannot wirelessly connect to your home-based internet network.
Internet Internet access is not available with this TV. You cannot view streaming internet videos, widgets, or applications that are available with many brands.
DVD Player Like most televisions, this LG TV does not have a built-in DVD or Blue-ray player. Most consumers purchase these items separately.
Depth This TV is thicker than average with a depth of 4.3″. If you plan to mount it on the wall, you may consider a thinner model. – LG 55LD520 Review
Frame Standard, multiple-level design with some space between the screen and the bezel. Single-level designs can provide a seamless look that is preferred by some consumers.
Speakers Speakers provide 20 watts of total output power, which is about average. – LG 55LD520 Review
HDMI Provides 3 HDMI inputs so that you can connect a cable box and two other devices such as a DVD player and video game console. Do you need to connect a PC as well?

 

 

LG 55LD520 Review » Features & Specs

SUMMARY

  • Display Type: LCD
  • Screen Size: 55″
  • Screen Size Diagonal: 54.6″
  • Full HD 1080: Yes
  • Native Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • ED-Resolution: 1080p
  • Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
  • MPRT: 120 Hz
  • Intelligent Sensor: Yes
  • Response Time: 2.4 ms
  • No. of HDMI Ports: 3
  • Pictures and Music via USB 2.0: Yes
  • Life Span (Typical): 60,000 hours
  • Warranty: 1 Year Parts & Labor


VIDEO

  • XD® Engine: Yes
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Aspect Ratio Correction: 6 Modes
  • Viewing Angle: 178º / 178º
  • Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching): HDMI™: 1080p/1080i/720p, Component: 1080p/1080i/720p, RF: 1080i/720p
  • Color Temperature Control: 3 Modes
  • 1080p Source Input: HDMI™: 60p/30p/24p, Component: 60p/30p/24p, RGB: 60p (WXGA)
  • Picture Mode: 8 Modes
  • ISFccc® Ready: Yes
  • TruMotion: 120 Hz
  • Picture Wizard II: Yes
  • AV Mode: 3 Modes (Cinema, Sports, Game)
  • 24p Real Cinema: Yes (5:5/2:2 Pulldown)
  • 3:2 Pulldown: Yes
  • Picture Reset: Yes
  • x.v. Color: Yes
  • DTV Signal Strength Indicator: Yes


AUDIO

  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP): Yes
  • Audio Output Power (Watts – THD 10%): 20W (10W x 2)
  • Speaker System Details: 1 Way 2 Speakers
  • Dolby® Digital Decoder: Yes
  • Surround System: Infinite Sound
  • Bass/Treble/Balance Controls: Yes
  • Clear Voice II: Yes
  • Auto Volume Leveler II: Yes
  • EZ Sound Mode: 5 Modes


SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Smart Energy Saving: Yes
  • Backlight Control: Yes
  • A/V Input Navigation: Yes
  • Input Labeling: Yes
  • Quick View (Flashback): Yes
  • Parental Control w/V-Chip: Yes
  • Key Lock: Yes
  • Closed Caption (CC): Yes
  • SimpLink (HDMI CEC): Yes


CONVENIENCE FEATURES

  • Language: English/Spanish/French/Korean
  • Auto Tuning/Programming: Yes
  • Channel Add/Delete: Yes
  • Favorite Channel Programming: Yes
  • Auto/Manual Clock: Yes
  • On/Off Timer: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Auto Off/Auto Sleep (When no video is present): Yes


SIDE INPUTS & OUTPUTS

  • AV In: 1
  • HDMI™/HDCP Input (1.3 w/Deep Color): 1
  • USB 2.0 (Music/Photo): 1
  • Headphone Out: 1


REAR INPUTS & OUTPUTS

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable): 1
  • AV In: 1
  • Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr) + Audio: 1
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1
  • HDMI™/HDCP Input (1.3 w/Deep Color): 2
  • RGB In (D-Sub 15pin) – PC: 1
  • PC Audio Input: 1
  • RS-232c In (Control/Service): 1


CABINET/ACCESSORIES

  • Cabinet Color: Glossy Black/Black Smog
  • Swivel Stand (degrees): +20º / -20º
  • Remote Control Type: 1 (Unified)
  • VESA® Compliant (WxH): 400mm x 400mm


BROADCASTING SYSTEM

  • Built-In Tuner: ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM


POWER

  • Voltage, Hz: 100V ~ 240V, 50/60 Hz
  • Stand-by Mode: <0.1W


SIZE & WEIGHT

  • TV without stand (WxHxD): 53.4” x 32.9” x 4.3”
  • TV with stand (WxHxD): 53.4” x 35.5” x 16.7”
  • Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD): 57.3” x 40.2” x 21.3”
  • TV without stand weight: 72.5 lbs
  • TV with stand weight: 80.2 lbs
  • Shipping weight: 97.4 lbs