Summary: Orignally I was looking at Panasonic VIERA TC-P55ST30 55-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV in the big box store but changed my mind when I compared Panasonic's active-shutter glasses and LG's passive glasses side-by-side. I try to buy everything from Amazon, but being able to see all the TV's together was extremely helpful. The LG was a superior 3D image hands down. Watching 3D Videos is an amazing experience, images are crystal clear and really pop right out at you.
Summary: I was reluctant to buy a TV online, but this experience was excellent. I received the TV in less than a week; white glove delivery, reasonably priced 5 yr warrranty. As far as the TV, it's great. Beautiful picture. 3D is great. clear picture at all viewing angles that I've watched from. Sound is decent; I plan to add surround sound. Plenty of inputs. The edging showing smudges is about the only complaint that I have so far. we love the loaded apps and functionality.
Summary: I sell Dish Network and DirecTV for a living and have had an HD-DVR for years now in my home. I have been to CES here in Las Vegas many times and have seen 3D TVs working and always thought that its not that big of a deal. Well I got this TV and have been surprised how cool it is to have 3D! This TV is worth it if you are on the edge of this TV and another I suggest this one. The picture quality is excellent.
"Excellent value 2D set with decent 3D performance."
pete g, CNET
30 January 2012
Pros: Easy to set up. 2D to 3D feature actually adds depth to HD programming. Excellent picture quality with 1080i FIOS and regular Blu-rays at 1080p. ESPN3D is VERY entertaining on this set, especially football, Xgames and boxing in particular.
Cons: 3D picture with 1080i source has great depth but loses some resolution. With FIOS, I have to power off the HD DVR before utilizing the Smart Web services; otherwise, it shuts down the FIOS video and the DVR must be re-booted.
Summary: Great Tv, the internet connectability is amazing. We've been watching the X-games in 3D and it's very cool. Beautiful screen with rich colors and crisp corners. When I received the unit, the bezel had a broken corner, and there was a red line across the screen. I called LG and told them the issue and they said it could be a shipping issue but they'd send a technician to the house anyway.
The poor picture quality outweighed the positives.
Ryan Lamprecht, Amazon
30 January 2012
Summary: The Good I ordered the 55" model from Amazon. It was delivered 4 days earlier than expected. As always, you can't go wrong by shopping at Amazon. When I first unpacked LG Infinia LW5600, I was so pleased at the aesthetics. I hadn't actually seen one in person and was amazed at how sleek looking the front was, and how incredibly thin this television is. It's amazingly about 1" thick. It has a nice swivel base, which I love.
Summary: The delivery people brought the TV into the house, opened the box and turned it on to make sure there was no damage. The picture quality is great, almost stunning. The calibration issues mentioned in an earlier post must have been fixed. No tweeking was necessary. There is not much available to watch in 3D, but what I have seen is cool. I would definately buy this again if I had it to do over.
Great TV - but for info on Netflix Streaming Issue & Documentation Quality read on...
29 January 2012
Summary: I picked this LG TV out for all the features and I watch LG TVs in hotels often so I liked the picture quality. The unit itself is great, picture quality, etc. etc. is wonderful. It has a few issues you may have to work out and the documentation (and LG website) is of little help. The manual has poor print quality so I used the CD ROM which are just PDFs of a poor quality manual. I looked for a fix as our Netflix would load but not stream.