Pros

  • First-rate connected TV with DLNA support, good 3D
  • Innovative gesture-controlled remote

Cons

  • Audio is anemic, manual covers dozens of models
  • Image darkens with off-axis viewing

At A Glance

The stylish, 55-inch LG 55LW5600 packages impressive connected-TV features with decent image quality, 3D support, and an innovative second remote, at a moderate price.

Manufacturer’s Description

Welcome to the third dimension! The LW5600 delivers LG Cinema 3D technology and a whole lot more. It lets you tap into the virtually limitless entertainment capabilities of LG Smart TV and enjoy better picture quality with LG's LED Plus display technology.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
USB Standard USB 2.0
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Headphone Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 55.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Backlight Technology Direct LED
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer LG Electronics
Manufacturer Part Number 55LW5600
UPC Code 719192580961
Brand Name LG
Product Name 55LW5600 LED-LCD TV
Marketing Information

Welcome to the third dimension! The LW5600 delivers LG Cinema 3D technology and a whole lot more. It lets you tap into the virtually limitless entertainment capabilities of LG Smart TV and enjoy better picture quality with LG's LED Plus display technology.

Product Model 55LW5600
Product Type LED-LCD TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lg.com/us
Product Series LW5600
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • 55LW5600 LED-LCD TV
  • 4 x Pairs of 3D Glasses
  • Wi-fi Adapter
  • Remote Control
Features Channel Labeling, Child Lock, Closed Caption, Auto Program, Favorite Channel Selection, Sleep Timer, Auto-off
DLNA Certified Yes
Network & Communication
Wireless LAN Yes
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 30.9"
Width 50.9"
Depth 1.2"
Weight (Approximate) 776.0 oz
VESA Mount Standard 400 x 400
Height with Stand 33.50"
Width with Stand 50.90"
Depth with Stand 13"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 57.80 lb
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Standard Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Enhanced Refresh Rate 120 Hz
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 8,000,000:1
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Surround Sound, Dolby Digital
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Power Description
Operating Power Consumption 175 W
Standby Power Consumption 90 mW
Technical Information
3D Technology Polarized
3D Glasses Required Yes
PC Streaming Yes
Internet Access Yes
Media Player Yes

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.1
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.3
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.3
Motion Rating Superior
Motion Score 4.6
Power Usage
Green Rating Superior
Green score 96.0