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LG 55LM9600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews of LG 55LM9600. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the remote control and design. The usability and price also get good comments, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability. Some have doubts about the glare.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the LG 55LM9600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 user reviews of LG 55LM9600 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Views about the design and price are on the whole positive. The remote control and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the size. There are some critical views about the glare and reliability.

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86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG Cinema Screen 55LM9600 55-Inch Cinema 3D 1080p 480Hz Dual Core Nano LED HDTV with Smart TV and 6 Pairs of 3D Glasses (2012 Model)LG Cinema Screen 55LM9600 55-Inch Cinema 3D 1080p 480Hz Dual Core Nano LED HDTV with Smart TV and 6 Pairs of 3D Glasses (2012 Model)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (

LG LM9600 review: LG LM9600


LG LM9600

The ; TV is an incredibly striking piece of furniture with one of the slimmest bezels we've ever seen. Color reproduction is excellent, after a bit of tweaking. The Magic Motion controller has its quirks but is the best Smart TV navigator out there....

The LM9600 doesn't perform up to its flagship TV pricing or the expectations created by its full-array local-dimming backlight. Its black levels are significantly worse than those of last year's LG flagship, it suffers from blotchy uniformity, and in...

While it's got supermodel looks and pricing to match, the LG LM9600 is unfortunately only an amateur performer.

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Will Greenwald (

LG 55LM9600


The LG LM9600 series is an attractive and full-featured line of LED-backlit LCD HDTVs, but the picture quality isn't worth the high price.

Beautiful design. Plenty of online services and apps. Comes with six pairs of 3D glasses.

Expensive. Middling picture quality. Disappointing 3D.

The LG 55LM9600 is one of the most attractively designed HDTVs we've seen this year, but its high price and middling picture quality make it a much less appealing screen than both similarly priced and much less expensive HDTVs. The Samsung UN46ES8000F...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Patrick Ouellette (

LG 60LM9600


The 60-inch LG 60LM9600, the second-largest installment of LG's LM9600 series, has a local dimming LED backlight and improved passive 3D technology. As it's a relatively high-end model, it's also decked out with the Smart TV platform, which includes a...

The 84-inch 84LM9600 got a lot of the press at CES, but rest of the LM9600 series has nothing to be ashamed of either. The LG 60LM9600 gets points for its thin 5mm bezel, dual-core processor and Smart TV suite. LG has improved its Magic Remote from...

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Thomas J. Norton (



LG recently launched a new range of local dimming models with full LED backlighting carrying the Nano designation. This technology imbeds the LED clusters in a membrane behind the screen and is said to produce the benefits of full local dimming,...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Lee Neikirk (

LG 55LM9600


A great TV overall, but smart buyers might want to wait on a price drop.

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Apr, 2012

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LG 60LM9600 Review – 60-inch LED LCD HDTV


LG has launched the model to suit the requirements of viewers belonging to different age group. The enhanced picture quality, resolution and refresh rate will complement the normal 2D content and informative television programs like news, weather, talk...

In addition to the offline digital content, you also have options to access a wide range of websites directly on your TV screen. The special browser included in LG 60LM9600 allows you to access popular social networking websites like Facebook and...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Campbell Simpson (

LG 55LM9600 LED TV


First Australian review: LG's top LED TV for 2012

Excellent detail and contrast ; Great speakers for a TV ; Slim bezel and attractive design

Minor backlight bloom in dark scenes ; Local dimming doesn’t always work ; Bulky stand

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Stephen Dawson (

LG 55LM9600


Excellent picture quality. Very good network content including "2nd Display". Excellent 3D crosstalk rejection. Great "Magic Motion" remote interface.

No analog audio output for use with external sound system. Subjectively smaller 3D picture due to need to sit farther away.

LG's top-of-the-line 2012 TV, the 55LM9600, features extraordinary style, excellent picture quality and some cutting-edge new technology.

Oct, 2012

Expert review by : AVHub (

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LG has produced the season's style stunner in the 55LM9600 television. But is its performance equally beautiful? Oh yes.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Gadget Guy (

LG’s latest 3D TV reviewed: one of the best yet


LG's 55LM9600 TV is the best yet from that company, and in many ways challenges the best available from any other brand.

Excellent performance with 3D, Extremely good 2D picture performance, Lots of network features, Clever Dual Play for dual-play split-screen gaming, Good IPTV selection, Attractive design

Reduced vertical resolution when watching 3D content, Narrow vertical viewing angle for 3D

Jun, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital
Audio system:Clear voice II, Virtual Surround / Dolby
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2 / 5
Number of Speakers:2 / 5
RMS rated power:10 / 30
Subwoofer RMS power:10


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes


Color of product:Black


2D-3D converter: Yes
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Passive
Aspect Ratio:4:3, 14:9, 16:9
Contrast ratio (dynamic):10000000:1
Display Diagonal:47 / 55
Display Diagonal (metric):55
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
Motion interpolation frequency:480
Motion interpolation technology:TruMotion
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported 3D technologies:FPR 3D
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):0.3


On/Off switch: Yes
Swivel angle range:-10 - 10
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

Auto power off: Yes
Number of OSD languages:4
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE, KOR
On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Standard, Vivid / Game, Standard, Theater


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi:No / Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:4.49
Package height:30.4
Package weight:69.2
Package width:55.3


Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, EAC3, HAAC, LPCM, MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Local dimming: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes
Video compression format:DIVX HD, MPEG4
Video formats supported:DIVX HD,MPEG4

Ports & interfaces

AV input: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):SimpLink
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:3 / 4
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC input frequency:50/60 / 60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Power consumption (standby):0.3

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:ATSC / DVB-T
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.49 / 1.5
Depth (with stand):10.4 / 13.1
Height:24.1 / 27.8
Height (with stand):27 / 30.8
Package depth:4.49
Package height:30.4
Package weight:69.2
Package width:55.3
Weight:33.7 / 45.4
Weight with stand:38.8 / 53.8
Width:41.5 / 48.1
Width (with stand):41.5 / 48.1