Very, Very Good - now includes Amazon Instant App
We really like this set. Size-wise, this is perfect for our room - 55" was the way for us to go. However, if you're on the fence between 55" & 60", look at price as well - as of June 2013, there is minimal difference in price between the two - this may help with a decision. Picture quality is fantastic, and the interface is very fast.
Despite a lackluster contrast, content looks great on this TV
We really enjoyed the LA8600, even with its slight color temperature issue and yawn-worthy black levels. And while we easily say this is a terrific display, its huge asking price of $2,699.99 for a 55-inch model is a bit steep. Yes, you get a beautiful TV that will make your in-laws jealous, but you can also do that with Panasonic's DT60 and Samsung's F7100 for less. If supermodel-thin bezels are your thing, definitely consider the LA8600 if you find it on sale.
Excellent panel and image
If we had any real complaints, they were around a few of the smart TV elements. The voice search worked OK, but it had one or two issues understanding us, and, as we said, the layout wasn't the slickest we've seen.
Weirdly, if you're in settings mode at all, the set exits back to the TV channels by default, rather than taking you back to the smart TV area if that's what you were in. The same goes if you click the exit button on an app.
Superb 3D visuals, powerful sound
With the LG 55LA8600 and Samsung UA55F8000 both priced at S$4,899, it was a very close fight between these LED TVs. An alternative would be the Sony Bravia KDL-55W954, but take note that it is pricier at S$5,699. In the end, the LA8600's functional design, extra features and solid 3D visuals became the deciding factors, giving the LG better overall value and performance. If you're looking for a strong all-rounder, this model should be your first choice.
Beautiful set, Pretty pricey but you pay for quality
I'd highly recommend this tv to anyone who is looking to buy a quality set that provides a good at home cinematic feeling. If you can afford it id recommend buying this sets big brother LA8600. Which comes equipped with a built camera, that allows you to use skype and/or control the tv through finger gestures.
Voice Control through Magic Remote speeds selection process/browsing
The LG 55LA7400 promises to be a pretty good seller for LG with the excellent Magic Remote, 3D, and faster 240Hz processing speed, and superior sound quality. Competition is from the Samsung UN55F7500 and UN55F7100, as well as many plasma TVs such as the Panasonic TC-P55VT60. Overall the TV has lots to offer though as of this writing may not be the best value on the market at around $2000.
TV's design is nothing if not unique
Picture quality like this on a TV half the price would be one thing, but a price just shy of two grand is another story; the 47-inch LA7400 carries an MSRP of $1799.99. Definitely look for this on sale - we found it online for about $1200. Sure, much of what you're paying for is features - but that's exactly the point. If you're looking for top-dog picture quality, move on.
3D is so good
If you are after an LED set, the LA7400 performs well compared to other LEDs in its price range. The 55-incher reviewed here is $1,600 at Amazon, and the 60-inches comes in at $1,900. The pre-calibration image was OK, but the calibrated image was often beautiful, with great color saturation and a nice, natural look. The black level/contrast ratio is similar to other edge-lit LED LCD models (as in, only OK), but it offers some of the best 3D Iâ?? ve watched at home.
Dark scenes have vibrant color with excellent dark shadow detail thanks to the high contrast
This is one of the best features of the 55LA6200, value. At $1100 it's tough to beat in the 55" size for value. It competes with the Panasonic TC-P55ST60. Samsung's answer is the UN55F6400. The LA6200 is one of the best value buys in the market.
Slim bezels with a quiet, gunmetal finish
If you need a bigger panel without a price tag to match, the LA6200 series is a pretty decent bet. This isn't an exciting TV - the black levels are middling and the controls are downright spartan. But if you aren't a picture purist and fancy features like apps and 3D are important to you, you could do a lot worse.
My advice? Do yourself a favor and take a look at the Google-powered TVs from LG this year instead.
Excellent Smart 3D TV from LG!
This TV has Dual Core processor and I can see the difference immediately. The moment you press menu or home, it hardly takes a second to launch (The previous gen single core processor takes a good 2 or more seconds). The Magic remote is shorter/sleeker and easier to handle. I like the new voice search. Along with internet, it also searches and lists the files in DLNA shares. This TV also has in-built 2.1 sound.
Good Quality Color performance from the semi-clear coat screen
The LG 55LA6900 is certainly going to compete well in the value area given the Magic Remote strengths and solid picture performance combined with incredible looks. Pricing is $1499 or more and that gives you a nice discount from the 240Hz 55" models on the market. Competition is from the Samsung UN55F7100, and the Panasonic TC-L55ET60 as a couple of comparisons.
The 55-inch LA6900 retails for about $2000, though you could likely find it for less online. That said, I really don't recommend purchasing this TV unless you find it at a serious discount. I had high hopes for this LG, but its core performance just isn't strong enough. It has all of the usual weaknesses attributed to LCDs: A poor black level and blurry motion handling.
That's not to say it's without uses. As far as pure color production goes, the LA6900 is great.
Great TV gets better with GOOGLE TV
TV picture itself is great, like most TV's today. With OTA the quality is amazing, but cable still looks great too. The are a ton of options to fool with the picture that I have yet to tackle except for true motion which I turned off (Like every TV that has this, makes any show look like a soap opera)
Play a little nicer with the internet
The 55 inch GA6400 is the second largest model in LG's mid-teir Google TV seires. It has the standard Smart TV feature set that is included in most of LG's TVs and Google TV as well. Those two things alone mean it is a feature packed television. Google TV means it will play a little nicer with the internet, as well has having a wider choice of apps. LG made sure the picture quality was not going to disappoint either.
Commendable color performance
The GA6400 series delivers an attractive picture, convincing passive 3D, enjoyable web-browsing, and streamlined access to content. Searching for movies through several providers is easier than ever, and LG's Magic Remote takes the headache out of web browsing on a TV. Effective voice vontrol, efficient gesture functions, a handy scroll wheel, and a full remote keypad combine for a tasty shmorgishborg of easy interfacing.
Offers the comfort of a big HDTV with an affordable price tag
At the end of the day, it seems that LG 42LM3700 is quite a good buy. It offers the basic functionality of a modern HDTV for an affordable price. Whatever you want to do with it, you'll most probably be satisfied with it.
Conversion of 2D to 3D picture effect
Large screen helps in optimal viewing experience of movies in a bigger screen, and even in a HD mode with better clarity. In addition to this, the latest technology of LG Cinema 3D, the viewers are able to transform the 2D version of visuals into advanced 3D version, by controlling the depth of the picture. Stunning and enhanced three-dimensional entertaining system has provided an added edge to the device by LG, model number 42LM3700.
Good Bargain for the Price
It's perfect for the bedroom, if you don't have to attach many components. The tiny speakers are, in a word, awful, but there are two ways to attach a sound system. I purchased a very inexpensive pair of computer speakers ($20.00), and connected them via the headphone input. The difference is sound quality was dramatic. You will have to go into the menu and change the sound setting to "Headphones." There are inputs in the back if you want something more sophisticated. What can I say?
Google G3 TV
The overall experience of using Google TV is same between the two models (I have written a review for GA6400 already), so I will list the advantages of this series:
1. Definitely better looking and more sleek. It's all black with a very thin black bezel around it. My initial impression was its the 42 inch screen, since the overall size is markedly smaller than GA6400 (that has almost an inch of silver bezel all around).
2. Superior sound quality with 2.1 speakers.
Smart TV + Google TV
This 55 inch model is part of LG's greatly expanded line of LED televions equipped with Google TV. This enhances the user experience of the TV in a big way. Google TV adds the full Chrome web browser, searching ease, voice recognition and more to your TV, making for a fuller online experience to your living room. The 55GA7900 even has access to the Android marketplace so many apps you use on a smartphone or tablet can be run right on your TV.
Worth every penny
Color calibration is outstanding. Sound bar is amazing. 3D effects and quality are surprisingly good. I was scared of seeing bad pixels / motion issues. 120hz trumotion is amazing. I'v been watching NFL in this tv and this TV is awesome. You can control TV and sound bar with one remote. 3D blu ray player was a bonus.
Couldn't have picked a better TV
I have had the TV for almost a week now after months of TV research. I saw the specs of this TV about 3 months before I bought and thought it was awesome. But I wanted to see the TV first hand. I really wanted to see what the picture looked like. I finally drove 2 hours to the closest best buy that had it on display. It is awesome!! It is almost too real though. Kind of takes the theatrics out, but for sporting events (Angels and Chargers!!!!) it looks awesome.
Stunning 4K resolution, Very good 1080p upscaling
There are TVs made to please videophiles, and there are TVs made to please consumers. The LG 84LM9600 is designed to make consumers - very wealthy consumers, that is - happy. Is it the best-performing TV we've ever seen in action? No. Is it one of the most impressive TVs we've seen? Absolutely.
The LG84LM9600 is a carnival ride for the eyes. It is purely fun and highly engaging. Yes, it is priced out of reach for most of us.
Does a good job of rendering 1080p
The LG 84LM9600 will set you back a cool Rs.1,700,000 (that's Rs. 17 lakh, in case you were wondering), and it's the price you pay if you want to be on the cutting edge of technology. Even if you happen to have this amount as spare change, we wouldn't advise investing it on a 4K TV right now for one simple reason - Content.
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