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LG 55LE5500 LED LCD HDTV Review

Color performance is outstanding, but TVs with nearly-as-good performance that can be had for a lot less.

$2,799.00 MSRP
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Introduction

The LG 55LE5500 ($2799 MSRP) priced too high for what it offers. The color performance is outstanding, and perfect for serious movie lovers, but there are too many TVs with nearly-as-good performance that can be had for a lot less money.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the LG 55LE5500, take a look at these other televisions.

Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Vizio XVT553SV
  14. Vs Sony KDL-52EX700
  15. Vs Samsung PN50C6500
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison

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