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LG LE5400 Series LCD TV (22", 32", 37", 42", 47", 55")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 696 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and usability. The sound and value for money also get good opinions. Some have doubts about the black level, and there are some mixed reviews about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG LE5400 Series LCD TV (22", 32", 37", 42", 47", 55") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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LG 55LE5400 LED LCD HDTV - Intro


The LG 55LE5400 ($2699) seems expensive, but that's an awful lot of screen for the money. The color performance on this 55-inch LED-backlit TV is outstanding, among the best we've seen in some time. Conversely, the black level is terrible, even for an...

The LG 55LE5400 ($2699 MSRP) is a 1080p LED-backlit LCD. Overall, we were impressed with most of the performance numbers. The weak points are clear. LG has consistently shown an inability to get its black level down far enough to compete with Sony and...

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LG 55LE5400


The LG 55LE5400 is a 55-inch LED-backlit LCD television. Priced at a whopping $2699, most of that money must going towards the large screen, because it's certainly lighter on features than most 55-inch TVs. The performance is a bit mixed, but we were...

It's becoming increasingly standard to expect streaming content from TVs of a certain size and price range. Anything over $2000, in our opinion, better be packing something. Fortunately, the LG 55LE5400 is equipped with a LAN port and the option to add...

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LG 47LE5400 1080p LED HDTV with NetCast plus Wireless Media ReceiverReview


LG brings its best-in-class NetCast internet app suite and wireless readiness to the party with their LED-backlit 47LE5400.


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LG 55LE5400


Overall, there's a lot to like, and the benefits greatly outweigh its deficiencies

Outstanding RGB color curves; Good overall motion performance; Wide viewing angle

Terrible screen uniformity and weak black level performance

The LG 55LE5400 ($2699 MSRP) is a 1080p LED-backlit LCD. Overall, we were impressed with most of the performance numbers. The weak points are clear. LG has consistently shown an inability to get its black level down far enough to compete with Sony and...

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LG 32LE5400 Review – 32-inch LED HDTV


Although this TV is the smallest in this series, it performs similarly to the larger versions in the series. LG has made sure that all the TVs released this year have the slimmest bezel and the least depth to provide a really attractive front design....

NetCast entertainment access gives a host of Internet services including Yahoo! Widgets. Now you can get all the latest about the news, weather and stock market on your TV screen. The provision of Skype makes it possible to make as many telephone calls...

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LG 42LE5400 Review – 42-inch LED HDTV


LG has unveiled a stunning line of LED LCD HDTVs that are bound to capture attention this season. CES recognized LG's basket of thinner bezel HDTVs and conferred a number of prizes for its latest technology that promises to change home entertainment...

For connectivity, LG 42LE5400 is Wi-Fi ready that can be used to pair up with other media devices through an additional dongle or a USB wireless broadband adaptor. Also there are 2x USB ports and the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) technology...

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LG 47LE5400 Review – 47-inch LED HDTV


To provide a variety of options for the viewers of all sections, LG has included all the best features in the higher end models and has slowly reduced the features in the subsequent models. This has been done to impress the consumers who are interested...

The LG 47LE5400 provides NetCast entertainment which allows you to access select sites on the Internet which have many people rooting for them. Prominent among them are Skype, NetFlix, YouTube, Vudu and Yahoo! Widgets. Now you can make phone calls to...

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LG 55LE5400 Review – 55-inch LED HDTV


Understanding the diverse requirements and preferences of today's consumers, LG has brought another series of HDTV's that are expected to be launched in the month of March. The new line-up of LG includes the 55 inch model which is believed to be an...

Even though the main specifications of the product are out and seems pretty convincing, how well the LG 55LE5400 performs in the market will finally be decided by the consumers. So, till then let’s wait and watch!

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LG 55LE5400 TV


Maxell’s Encore EN-5 offer a rich, full sound for an affordable price, beating out nearly all of the headphones in the test. However, our testers didn’t think they were very comfortable, nor did this pair do a good job staying put during use....

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Product Specifications

LED lighting NetCast entertainment access Wi-Fi ready Two USB ports

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital
Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes


Manufacturer:LG Electronics
Product Line:LG


Color:Silver gray / Glossy black

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


120Hz: Yes
Diagonal Size:42in/47in/55in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm/119cm/139cm
Digital Television Certification:Not certified
Display Format:1080p (FullHD)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:4000000:1
Enhanced Refresh Rate:120 Hz
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:4
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
LCD Backlight Technology:Edge-LED Backlight technology/LED backlight
LED Backlight Type:Edge-lit
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)/VGA (HD-15) / USB
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1920 x 1080
Technology:TFT active matrix
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI/Component / HDMI
Viewing Angle:178 degrees

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC/ATSC / QAM
MPEG Decoder:MPEG-4
TV Tuner Presence: Yes