Great for 3D viewing, so-called Smart TV is worthless
acl "aimi_plus_plus", Amazon
9 August 2012
Summary: I wish I could give this TV five stars. It looks great, was easy to mount on the wall, has plenty of hdmi and usb connections, and 3D is amazing. Beware if you use this for gaming or want to use the "Smart TV" software to wirelessly stream video though. Too much lag for real gaming and streaming HD (such as from Hulu) rarely works.
Summary: I bought this cos I was fascinated by the specifications which is awesome. Its 3D, smart tv and full HDMI. But I advise nobody in Africa 2 buy this. This TV has only one color system ie NTSC I bought dis tv and connected it 2 my dstv and my dvd, it was showing black and white. I was shocked @ 1st cos all d technicians in my hood could not fix d problem. D best advise I got was either 2 return it back or charge d panel by an LG shop. I was terrified!!!
Summary: I love (almost) everything about this TV. The blacks are BLACK. The TruMotion does a decent job computing intermediate frames. Sound is decent for built-in TV speakers. Picture even out of the box seems pretty good to me. The clouding others have mentioned is nowhere near as bad for me as it is for them in their pictures. My blank black screen is pretty darn consistent. I have SLIGHT, almost undetectable dim areas top and bottom center. 3D effect is great.
Summary: This TV is beautiful and gives a great picture. However, it has small problems with it's Smart TV apps. It takes a few minutes to load, and I have been kicked out of my netflix account several times. Once, everytime I would try to play a movie in Netflix, it would tell me the title was currenlty unavailable. I had to reset it to get Netflix to work properly again. Another big problem was that something went wrong with the circuit board after about 3 months of use.
Summary: I have this and a Samsung Blu Ray player. The Samsung smart apps are significantly better than LG's. The Netflix app for the LG just stopped working one day, with a cryptic message about being unable to access a movie and try another. You select another movie and get the same message. Meanwhile I can stream netflix through my Samsung Blu Ray player, my Wii, my laptop and my desktop computer. Must be something wrong with the LG TV.
Summary: This TV is great for 3D movies. The 2D to 3D conversion is entertaining for the first week or so, but it really isn't a great effect. Watching regular programming or non-3D dvds is not as good as I expected from a 240hz television. Virtually everything I view other than 3D movies has a very annoying amount of artifacts. I am glad I didn't pay msrp. On the upside, the detail in 3D movies is amazing.
Summary: My wife and I knew that our old Mitsubishi projection (DLP) tv was on the way out, and I did my research into the 3D craze (seems gimmicky), but I wanted to get something with the latest quality picture, so 3D just came extra. We could not have imagined HOW much better this tv looked. The quality is superb. I often just put the passive glasses on, flip on the 2D -> 3D mode, and watch stuff in 3D. More than I thought I would.
Summary: I've had the TV for about two weeks, and there are a couple of surprises. An oddity about this product is that more sound is produced at the rear of the TV than from the front. I suspect this may have to do with the manner in which LG produces surround sound by relying on reflection from the surface behind the unit. However, my particular configuration has an open space behind the set.
Summary: We bought this TV because LG seems to be the only maker that offers an actual internet browser as opposed to the limited internet apps other TVs have. We also wanted a TV with passive 3D capability so that we wouldn't need to use the cumbersome, heavy, battery-powered 3D glasses. Here are the good things: The image quality is fantastic, particularly in the HDTV channels. Absolutely stunning colors and sharp images.
Summary: Can anyone explain how to get the menu on the remote for this TV? The functions on the remote don't match the manual and it is not obvious. I can't get to any of the menu screens because I cannot get to the main menu.