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LG 55LE5500 LED LCD HDTV Review

55 in.

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

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Series Comparison

Series Comparison Summary
{{article.attachments['LG-55LE5500-vanity.jpg']}} • Three models: 42 to 55 inches • LED-backlighting • Streaming content and WiFi-ready (with separate purchase)
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xxLE5500 Series


The xxLE5500 series has three models, ranging from 42 inches to 55 inches. All have the same basic features and connectivity options. You can't expect identical performance to the 55-inch we've reviewed here, but most will be similar.

  Other Models in the xxLE5500 Series
  Size Price Type Format Connectivity Other Features

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LG 42LE5500

42 inches $1699 MSRP LED-backlit LCD 1080p • 4 HDMI • 3 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 1 LAN • Streaming content • Optional WiFi • DLNA support

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LG 47LE5500

47 inches $1999 MSRP LED-backlit LCD 1080p • 4 HDMI • 3 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 1 LAN • Streaming content • Optional WiFi • DLNA support

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LG 55LE5500

55 inches $2799 MSRP LED-backlit LCD 1080p • 4 HDMI • 3 Component • 2 Composite • 1 Digital Audio • 1 LAN • Streaming content • Optional WiFi • DLNA support
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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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