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LG 50PM9700 Review – 50-inch Plasma HDTV

Originally Reviewed on March 6th, 2012

LG 50PM9700 Review: 50” Plasma HDTV

Up for Review: LG 50PM9700 Plasma HDTV. LG has launched the 50-inch plasma TV set with active 3D technology support. The model also sports an ultra-slick bezel design and offers much better video quality, resolution and subfield motion rate. A user also gets the options to access a wide variety of online apps and streaming content through the LG Smart TV features. Further, the manufacturer has integrated the SmartShare 2.0 feature that allows viewers to stream digital content from their smartphones, tablet PCs and laptops.

The overall video related features offered by the plasma TV model will complement the needs of a modern family. The younger members of your family can access their favorite 3D movies and video games in addition to watching the sports and action channels. Similarly, your family members can even watch the normal television programs like news, weather, chat shows and family dramas in 1080p HD resolution. The model also supports active 3D to provide viewers with a more realistic and enjoyable digital content access.


LG has further backed the good quality video by including 600 Hz refresh rate. The subfield motions rate is the highest in comparison to the other LED and LCD TV models launched by the manufacturer. Further, the subfield motion rate will complement a wide variety of scenes irrespective of the required level or speed and motion. Along with the normal television programs, the increased refresh rate also add to the quality of sports and action content by completely eliminating motion blur. Your kids will definitely love the model as they can enjoy their favorite sports and action related content and video games with an increased resolution and subfield motion rate.

LG 50PM9700 Features and Specifications Review:

1080p Resolution
600Hz Refresh Rate
Active 3D Technology Support
TruBlack Antiglare Screen
LG Smart TV
SmartShare 2.0
Motion Sensitive Magic Wand Remote

The model also scores high due to the smart networking and connectivity options included by the manufacturer. It comes with Smart TV and SmartShare features along with a set of HDMI and USB terminals. The input options allow you to access the offline content stored on various types of compatible digital devices and discs. You can connect the TV set with a Blu-ray player and access the movies, music, photos and videos stored on digital discs like CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs.

Further, you can use these ports and terminals to connect compatible digital devices like camcorder, digital camera and gaming consoles to the plasma TV set. LG has also included the SmartShare 2.0 support that allows you to stream content stored on your handheld portable devices and computer. At the same time, you can use the LG Smart TV suite stream online digital content from popular networks like Netflix, Vudu, Cinema Now, You Tube, Hulu Plus. Similarly, the internet connectivity feature can also be used to browse internet on the TV screen and stay connected with your friends on social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter. LG has added some of the functionality of a personal computer to the TV set by including the smart networking and connectivity options.

HDTVUniverse.com gives LG 50PM9700 4/5 stars!

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