LG Infinia 55LW5600 LED Smart TV Review

by retgiwi

Review of LG 55-Inch 3D LED Smart TV

Why the LG Infinia?

The last television set I bought was in the year 2000, and it was the old, bulky CRT (cathode ray tube) kind. Since then, I have seen all kinds of new LCD, LED, and 3D versions come out onto the market, and they seem to just keep outdoing one another. After 11 years of watching the CRT, I decided I needed to look into one of the newer models. 3D seems to be all the rage now, I decided to look into that.

Of the several brands available, I have had good results with LG products, so if you are researching or considering an LED TV or 3D TV, then read on!

LG Infinia 55 Product Features

The most obvious feature I notice is the smooth, crisp, clear picture that modern LED HDTVs (high definition televisions) have compared with the old CRT types. This particular model even includes 4 pairs of 3D glasses. There is a simple and user-friendly Smart TV interface lets you access unlimited movies, apps, videos, and other content.

The Infinia series has TruMotion 120Hz technology, which basically means you can watch fast action such as sports, action movies, and video games with virtually no motion blur. This smart TV also has full HD 1080p, for superior picture quality compared with standard HDTV. The 1080p refers to the number of vertical pixels (dots) on the TV screen. HDTV’s that are only 720p have fewer pixels and therefore lower picture resolution. In other words, not all HDTV’s have equal picture quality, although they do have superior pictures compared to CRT.

Maximize Your LG Smart TV 3D Experience

So how do you get the full spectrum of enjoyment from the 3D capability? Here is a checklist.

1. Obviously, your display needs to be 3D-ready, whether it is an HDTV, computer monitor, or projector.

2. You need a device to handle the incoming 3D content. For example, this could be a Playstation 3, a Blue Ray disc player, or a cable box with subscription to a 3D channel.

3. The actual content you are watching, such as a movie or sports event, has to be broadcast in 3D.

4. You will need 3D glasses for viewing. Fortunately, this particular model includes 4 of them, just like the kind in the movie theater. There are no batteries required, and so no issue of recharging.

5. High speed HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) cable to connect your display to your source. You need fast data transfer speeds for the whole system to run smoothly without slowing down or hanging.

6. Make sure all your digital devices are compatible. DLNA Certified devices work together. DLNA is the Digital Living Network Alliance, which certifies interoperability with other digital devices.

Additional LG 55LW5600 Features

1. If you have a WiFi network set up, then cut loose from the cables and wires.

2. The US Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star qualified TV’s use 30% less power than standard sets. The average annual energy cost for TV’s in this category is $24-73, assuming 11 center per kilowatt-hour and 5 hours of use per day. I was so impressed to see that this LG Infinia has an annual estimated energy cost of only $14!

3. The Intelligent Sensor automatically optimizes the picture to the color conditions and lighting in the room.

What are Other Customers Saying?

In a survey, 4 out of 5 people chose the LG Cinema 3D over other brands. Here are some actual customer comments:

“I’m blown away…delivery was simple. Setup was simle.”

“Picture quality is awesome in 1080p…totally amazing.”

“Love this TV. Easy set up. Great price. Has everything we wanted.”

"It's awesome! Just like in the movies. It leaps out at you."


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Updated: 10/18/2011, retgiwi
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