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LG 60LD550 Review – 60-inch LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on February 24th, 2010

LG 60LD550 Review: 60” LCD HDTV

Up for Review: LG 60LD550 LCD TV. Giving you the freedom to choose content from a number of sources, LG’s NetCast is no doubt heading towards popularity. LG stunned with its line of products at CES 2010 and is planning to release the new products one by one into the market. This set is a cost-effective model that incorporates many of the latest features unveiled by LG. Though it still has the CFL backlight like any regular model launched by LG, this one boasts of high-end features like TruMotion 120 Hz that controls any kind of blur caused due to fast action sequences. TruMotions’s faster refresh rate had much better effect on broadcasted content than with the DVD content, so LG is expected to have done some improvements with the sets to be launched this year.

LG 60LD550 is a 60 inches display screen HDTV ready to become the center piece for your home entertainment environment. The AV Mode II has 3 AV modes which are preset to help you get the best picture and sound clarity. These modes are set on the basis of Cinema, Sports and game content requirements so that you can set the mode in just a click of a button without having to manual set the mode every now and then. The Cinema Mode comes with pre-calibrated D65 standard white to give you a true theatre like experience while the Sports mode is rich in primary colors and the Game mode comes with more edge advancement and higher black levels. With the Clear Voice II feature you can automatically reduce and increase the frequency of the human voice to make every dialogue heard clearly. It also promises higher surrounding sound effects. It has 6 ranges of inbuilt sound positions that make this possible. Also this set boasts of invisible speakers, making it look slimmer aesthetically.

LG 60LD550 Features and Specifications Review:

  • Full HD 1080p
  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • Intelligent Sensor
  • 24p Real Cinema
  • Four (4) HDMI V.1.3 with Deep Color
  • ISFccc Ready
  • USB 2.0 for access to digital music and photos (MP3, JPEG)
  • LG SimpLink(TM) (HDMI-CEC)
  • Smart Energy Saving Plus
  • Clear Voice II
  • AV Mode II
  • Netcast

The 60LD550 is also loaded with NetCast that allows you to stream content from Netflix, Skype, Napster, Youtube and VUDU as well as use the Yahoo! Widgets. Along with all these features, this model also brings in the Smart Energy Saving Plus technology that is ready to cut down your electricity bills by adjusting the power input in a more judicious manner. The advantage is that you not only get clear images with the Intelligent Sensor, but you also save money on energy costs. Additionally, you can also stream content with the help of a USB 2.0 facility.

HDTVUniverse.com gives LG 60LD550 3/5 stars!

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