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LG Electronics 55EG9600 55-Inch Curved 4K OLED Ultra HD 3D TV (2015 Model)

August 8, 2016 by  
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LG Electronics 55EG9600 55-Inch OLED 3D HDTV

LG Electronics 55EG9600 55-Inch OLED 3D TV

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**New for 2015. LG Electronic’s 55EG9600 55-inch Curved 4K OLED TV is LG’s best 55-inch 4K Ultra HD TV. An OLED TV gives you many advantages over LCD and LED TVs. The black levels of OLED TVs are the best of all screen technologies. The viewing angles are fantastic, with no loss of contrast. Another advantage is speed, which is important when viewing fast moving action. OLED is many times faster than LED and LCD displays (0.1 microseconds refresh). Perfect Black There are no backlights as each pixel is self illuminating. LG is the leader in OLED TVs. Not only is this an OLED TV, but also a 4K Ultra HD TV with over 8 million pixels of resolution. This is four times the resolution of Full HD, giving you a stunning sharp picture, even in 3D. Most TVs have a 3 color pixel. LG has added a fourth, a white sub-pixel to the conventional three colors (red, green and blue). This technology will enhance the color range and accuracy for more realistic colors. The curved screen will give you a more immersive viewing experience. The LG 55EG9600 is a 3D TV as well and comes with 2 pairs of passive 3D Glasses. Watching 3D on a 4K OLED TV is a real treat. This model includes both an HEVC(H.265) and VP9 decoder for 4K streaming video from online providers such as Netflix and Amazon.

LG SmartShare

LG SmartShare allows you to show pictures and video from your smartphone or tablet on the big screen (click for larger image)

Smart OLED TV with WebOS 2.0: For 2015 LG has revamped its Smart TV platform, using WebOS 2.0. The 55EG9600 is Internet Ready, and can play premium content from Netflix, Amazon, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, Youtube, Games, Full Web Browser, and more. LG’s new Magic Remote is included, which can take voice commands and act like a pointer, as well as traditional remote control functions. It is a universal remote as well. It has a built-in Wifi has Wi-Fi Direct. To speed up Smart TV operations, LG has upgraded the EG9600 OLED Series to include a Tru 4K Engine and a Quad Core Processor. The Clear Voice II feature automatically enhances and amplifies the sound of the human voice frequency range to help keep dialogue audible. Harmon Kardon sound with a 20 watt sound system provides sound with a Dolby┬« Digital Decoder. Built-in Miracast + MHL. The TV has 3 HDMI ports, and 3 USB (one is USB 3.0) ports.

Dimensions with stand: 48.3″ x 29.9″ x 8.4″ ( 41.6 lbs.)
Dimensions without stand: 48.3″ x 28.3″ x 2″ ( 33.7 lbs.)

Available Sizes: 55-inch and 65-inch

Best of 2015Smart-Review Commentary: In 2015, LG introduces its 55EG9600 Series 4K 55-inch OLED Smart 3D TV. This is LG’s best 4K OLED 55-inch TV ever produced. OLED screen technology is undeniably the best in the business, and LG has added a fourth white subpixel for even better colors. Deep blacks, wide viewing angles, colors that pop, and fast refresh rates are what define OLED TVs. The 4K OLED panel has four times the resolution of Full HD. Since it is a 3D TV, you will enjoy as well, as the TV comes with 2 pairs of passive 3D glasses. This is a Smart TV, so it is has Built-in WiFi, Miracast, Netflix & Amazon Ready, with the new WebOS 2.0 Smart TV Interface. 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. Smart Share: allows you to display files from your tablet, smartphone, or PC by wireless WiFi on your big screen.

LG SmartShare


For 2015 LG now includes the new Magic Remote, which allows you to control your TV by voice command, or use the remote as a pointer. This model weighs substantially less than a comparable LED TV. Owners have reported great picture quality. If you are looking for the best 55-inch TV with the deepest blacks and best colors, 4K resolution, along with Smart TV functions and 3D, then the 55-inch 55EG9600 is an great choice. This OLED model has received the highest consumer reviews of any 55-inch 4K TV we cover. We previewed this model at CES 2015 (see our video below) and it had the best picture we have ever seen. It is not only a Smart-Review Top Pick, but has won our best of 2015 Award.

LG 55EG9600 Series 55-inch
    4K OLED TV Features

  • *New 2015 Model
  • 4K Ultra HD
  • Curved Screen
  • 4th white sub-pixel
  • Infinite Black
  • Three HDMI Inputs
  • Magic Remote
  • Quad Core Processor
  • MiraCast + MHL
  • Internet Ready TV
  • 3D TV (w/3D Glasses)
  • 20 Watts Sound System
  • Energy Star Certified
  • Built-in WiFi
  • WebOS 2.0 Smart TV

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LG’s OLED TV Lineup at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015)

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