Summary: Some buyers might appreciate its design and features, but the picture quality of the LG LE5500 lags behind other local dimming LED-based LCDs.
Pros: Accurate color; matte screen performs well in bright rooms; plenty of streaming and interactive features; extensive picture controls; sleek styling with 1.1-inch-deep panel; energy efficient.
Cons: Imprecise local dimming causes stray illumination and blooming; reproduces light black levels; darker areas tinged blue; adjustable dejudder doesn't work well; benefits of 120Hz difficult to discern.
Excerpt: The LG 5500 model has above average picture quality
Pros: Easy to use the remote control, Easy to navigate through menu options and settings, Easy to find additional features on the menu option, Easy to change inputs and video sources, At various viewing angles, there were very few noticeable changes in picture quality, Good sound clarity
Cons: Sound volume level was not as loud as other televisions we tested