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LG 50PM9700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of LG 50PM9700. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the remote control and price are on the whole positive. The design and usability are also appreciated. There are some negative reviews about the reliability and glare.

image quality, usability, design, price, remote control

glare, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG 50PM9700 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 37 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of LG 50PM9700 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviews about the remote control and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the reliability and glare.

image quality, usability, price, design, remote control

glare, reliability

81% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: LG 50PM9700 50" Class 3D 1080p Plasma HDTV

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Ty Pendlebury (

LG 50PM9700


If there's one company that's really doubled its efforts in regard to TV design this year, it's LG. Judged purely from the outside, the 2012 line looks like it should comprise the best TVs on the market -- very sleek and slim. But based on our...

The LG PM9700 series is the best plasma the company has ever produced, with deeper black levels than last year. Bright-room picture quality is very good thanks to the matte screen finish. The LG offers a good mix of features including the Magic Motion...

This LG has a worse picture, with lighter black levels and less accurate color, than some cheaper plasma rivals. There's overbearing, undefeatable smoothing applied to every mode except Game. 3D image quality is the worst the company has released this...

The LG PM9700 series improves on the company's 2011 plasmas, but it's unable to compete with similarly priced TVs.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Josh Fields (

LG 50PM9700


This LG is one of the more affordable flagships around, but it's not without flaws.

The PM9700 is a worthwhile plasma TV, as long as you don't care about 3D.

Sep, 2012

Expert review by: (

LG 50PM9700 Review – 50-inch Plasma HDTV


LG has launched the 50-inch plasma TV set with active 3D technology support. The model also sports an ultra-slick bezel design and offers much better video quality, resolution and subfield motion rate. A user also gets the options to access a wide...

Further, you can use these ports and terminals to connect compatible digital devices like camcorder, digital camera and gaming consoles to the plasma TV set. LG has also included the SmartShare 2.0 support that allows you to stream content stored on...

Mar, 2012

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store: Yes
Application Store (IPTV): Yes
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture in Picture (PIP): No
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes


CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 400 x 400


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:600
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):Unknown
EU Flower: No

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Shutter Glasses
Product Type:Plasma
Screen Format:16:9