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LG 60PZ550 Review – 60-inch Plasma HDTV

Originally Reviewed on December 6th, 2011

LG 60PZ550 Review: 60” Plasma HDTV






Up for Review: LG 60PZ550 Plasma TV. LG has released this 60-inch plasma TV model by combining a set of advanced audio and video related features and various options to access the online and offline content. It supports the latest video technologies like HD and 3D to allow users to access a wide range of television programs and movies. Further, a user can use the connection ports to access his offline library of movies, music, photos, and video clips stored on various devices including HDMI, USB and PC. The built in Wi-Fi also offers a much better and efficient internet browsing experience on a much bigger plasma screen. A user has all the options to use the set just like his desktop computer offering a much better resolution and picture quality.

Most of the latest movies, games, and television programs are being made with 3D and full HD support. So you need a television set offering the same resolution and technological support to experience a more realistic and live TV viewing experience. Along with the 3D support, the set further offers up-conversion facility to the 2D content. So based on your choice, you can watch most of your favorite 2D movies and programs in an enhanced 3D like manner. The original 1080p resolution offered by the model also makes the normal and 2D content more lively and realistic. A user can even watch normal news and weather related features with an enhanced resolution and image quality.

The resolution is also backed with a much enhanced refresh rate of 600 Hz. It is high enough to remove the motion blur irrespective of the subfield motion rate required by a particular scene. You can watch your favorite movies, sitcoms, and programs, while your kids will love to watch their favorite sports and action channels. Kids can further connect their video games and play the latest games made with 3D and HD support. The 60-inch plasma screen will add to the video game playing experience by making the games more exciting. With support for digital audio features like Auto Volume Leveler II and Clear Voice II, the model offers a complete TV viewing experience with enhanced and improved digital audio and video quality.

LG 60PZ550 Features and Specifications Review:

  • Full 1080p HD 3D Technology Support
  • 1600 cd/m2 Brightness
  • 10,000,000:1 Contrast Ratio
  • 600Hz Refresh Rate
  • 4 HDMI/HDCP Input
  • 2 USB 2.0 (Music/Photo/Movie)
  • Wi-Fi Ready
  • NetCast Entertainment Access
  • DLNA Certified
  • Energy Star qualified

A user also gets a wide variety of input options to access the content stored on your local discs and devices. With 4 HDMI and 2 USB ports and DLNA certification, the set allows you to connect compatible devices and access the stored content on the 60-inch plasma screen. You can connect your USB devices and PC with the model and even connect additional devices like BLu-ray players, digital camera, and camcorder. However, you will not be able to directly access the content recorded and stored on SD memory card slots as the model does not offer any memory card slot.

LG has included the built in Wi-Fi and its NetCast Entertainment access option to provide users with a more efficient and smart internet access experience. You can use the TV screen just like a PC monitor and browse through the popular websites and social networks. The feature also allows you to stream online content offered by many content providers and access the same on the large screen of the TV. The internet access experience becomes more enjoyable with the full HD and 3D support included in this model.

HDTVUniverse.com gives LG 60PZ550 3/5 stars!




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