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LG Electronics BD550

LG Electronics BD550
alaScore 87

651 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 651 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the reliability and design. The image quality and usability also get good views.

value for money, usability, image quality, design, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the LG Electronics BD550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 651 reviews)

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Amazon review summary for LG Electronics BD550

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 299 user reviews of LG Electronics BD550 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Amazon.com.

usability, value for money, image quality, design, reliability

67% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: LG BD550 Network Blu-ray Disc Player (2010 Model)

Consumer review by:

Rich

 

Got this BD player a few d ago, was a little surprised it only included RCA and coaxial video cables in the box (I shouldn't be 'surprised' since it is listed in the specs above, I just think it is ridiculous since the high resolution of Blu-Ray cannot...

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A customer

 

The BD550 (bought for Netflix instant and didn't get the wireless because I had a bridge and streaming better on ethernet) is a great bargain and easy to set up. However, I have had a weird problem with Netflix. On certain shows, the machine will power...

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Consumer review by:

LG BD550 Blu-Ray Disc Player

 

Great picture quality.

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Life IS good!

 

I got mine as Andy mentioned below. Great player. Don't forget to change the output to 1080p. For some reason, it's at 1080i by default. Get it!

Consumer review by:

Chris

 

I bought this product refurbished and it works well, including streaming from Netflix. The initial update did take ~1 hour to dowload and install.

Consumer review by:

Dave B

 

1) Software upgrade takes over an hour and is not a function of network speed, it is only 90Mb (download was over 30 min). You can download firmware from LG if you have a Windows based computer. 2) It may ship defaulted to 1080i for a reason. Home...

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Andy

 

I bought this unit at Walmart for $98.00 two months ago in November. I bought it initially for the mere fact it was an inexpensive yet Name Brand blueray player. Not only was the picture exceptional on BlueRay Disk but for standard DVD's as well. I was...

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LG BD550 Blu-Ray Disc Player

 

Product came in 3 days which is great and the player works exceptionally but it does NOT have a wireless connection. If you don't want to run an ethernet cable, then you have to buy LG's usb network adapter which is $40

Consumer review by:

Tim

 

The description stated that this was a Wi-Fi connected Blu Ray player, I made sure it was stated. The item showed up when I searched for Wi-Fi enabled players. Unfortunately when i received the player it was wired only. Had to return and buy a...

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