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LG Cinema Screen 55LM8600 55-Inch 3D 1080p 240Hz LED HDTV

January 25, 2013 by  
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LG Cinema Screen 55LM8600

LG Cinema Screen 55LM8600 55-Inch 3D 1080p 240Hz LED-LCD HDTV

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New for 2012. LG’s Cinema Screen 55LM8600 is LG’s 2nd generation passive 3D Ready 55-inch 1080p LED HDTV with TruMotion 240HZ technology. The set displays an outstanding picture for either regular 2D, or in the newest 3D programming. This LG TV uses passive 3D technology and includes 6 pairs of polarized 3D glasses. LG’s Passive Cinema 3D technology allows for lighter, lower cost 3D glasses that don’t need batteries and provide a brighter picture. This is the same type of technology used for 3D movies in a movie theater. You don’t need the glasses to watch regular HD programming.

LED PlusLG’s new LED Plus technology provides a side lit LED backlight with local dimming technology. This technology allows for better picture and contrast. The 55LM8600 can achieve a 9,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio for the best picture. Its onboard 240HZ reduces blurring when you’re watching your favorite sport, action movie, or playing a fast moving video game. Smart TV: allows you to access limitless internet content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, full web browser, and videos. The 55LM8600 is both Internet Ready , Netflix Ready and has a built-in Wifi adapter (nothing extra to buy). This is the first LG television with a Dual Core Processor. A dual core processor will speed up your Smart TV and its applications to run smoother and allow you to multitask. The Clear Voice II feature automatically enhances and amplifies the sound of the human voice frequency range to help keep dialogue audible.

DLNA CertifiedThe LM8600 Series is DLNA CERTIFIED® and has 24p Real Cinema video processing (for a movie theater experience). Other features include Four HDMI connections for your DVD Player, 3D Blu-ray Player, Game Console and other devices. The 1080p (1920×1080) display has two million pixel resolution, Two 10 watt stereo speakers provide the audio. The three USB 2.0 ports will allow you to view your pictures and video on your TV, or listen to MP3 music. NTSC analog and ATSC with QAM digital TV tuners built in. Sleep Timer. Energy Star compliant. Typical power consumption: 160 watts.

Dimensions with stand: 48.5″ x 31.3″ x 13.0″ (57.1 lbs.)
Dimensions without stand: 48.5″ x 28.5″ x 1.3″ ( 48.9 lbs.)

Available Sizes: 55-inch, and 47-inch

Smart-Review Commentary: For 2012, LG’s LM8600 Series is the first LG TV with a Dual Core Processor. The dual core processor will speed up internet Apps and Smart TV functions. This TV has with all the latest features including passive 3D technology, LED Backlighting with local dimming, 9,000,000:1 dynamic contrast, 240Hz anti blur technology, Internet Ready, Netflix Ready, with Smart TV. For internet capability, you can use a hard wired ethernet cable or use the Built-in wireless Wifi adapter.

LG Cinema Screen 55LM8600

LG LM8600 Smart TV at CES 2012 in Las Vegas (click for larger image)

The Smart TV features include a full web browser and a full array of APPs to access internet content, movies, sports, news and TV shows. The LG LM8600 series is also Energy Star compliant which means it uses far less electricity than other non complaint sets. The new Magic Remote allows you to wave your hand, or use a scroll wheel to control your TV. Owners have reported a great 2D and very good 3D picture. Passive 3D technology uses polarized glasses (like the movie theaters). They are lighter and don’t use batteries. If you are looking for a TV with great 2D HD and 3D capabilities (with 6 pairs of 3D glasses included), then the 55-inch 55LM8600 is an excellent value. As with last year’s model, this TV has excellent consumer reviews and won an innovations award at CES 2012. It is a Smart-Review Top Pick for 2012.

LG LM8600 Series 55-inch
LG NB3520A SoundBar
    HDTV Features

  • *New 2012 Model
  • Passive 3D TV
  • Dual Core Processor
  • 1080p (1920×1080)
  • 240Hz TruMotion
  • 178 degree viewing angles
  • Four HDMI Connections
  • 9,000,000 to 1 dynamic contrast
  • 6 Pairs 3D Glasses
  • Internet Ready TV
  • Energy Star Certified

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