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LG 50PM9700

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 reviews of LG 50PM9700. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the sound and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas many are negative about the reliability and glare.

image quality, usability, price, design, sound

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 85/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 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 Reviewers are impressed by the sound and design. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but the reliability and glare get critical opinions.

image quality, usability, price, design, sound

glare, reliability

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

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

Nov, 2015

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

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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

Consumer review by: Justin D. (



I called LG and the only "fix" is to replace the panel....for about $150 less than what the entire unit costs. I will never buy another LG ANYTHING. EVER.


Less than 3 years old and it already has a dead pixel.

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Anonymous (

Poor Quality...


I went through all of the manuals, picture wizard, setups for both TV settings and cable DVR settings, and still get ugly picture quality on my basic cable. I'm using the HDMI cable connection with the correct input selection. I was full of...

-Massive Size! -Lots of Extras -Intuitive & Attractive Menus

-Picture quality is very poor on basic cable channels. -Picture only looks good on HD channels. My old CRT from the 90's has better picture quality with my basic cable channels. -Picture Wizard is Misleading; Channels don't appear as high quality as...

May, 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