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LG Infinia 55LW5600 55-Inch Cinema 3D 1080p 120 Hz LED-LCD HDTV with Smart TV and Four Pairs of 3D Glasses (2011 Model)

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  • Enjoy amazing depth along with smoother, crisper images, and a clear picture from virtually any angle with lighter weight, less expensive and more comfortable glasses with LG's Cinema 3D (Included: Four Pairs of 3D Glasses)
  • Smart TV allows you to access limitless content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, videos and the best of the web all organized in a simple to use interface
  • TruMotion 120Hz technology lets you see sports, video games and high-speed action with virtually no motion blur
  • LG's LED Plus technology provides even greater control of brightness through local dimming technology to deliver better contrast, amazing clarity and color detail
  • Full HD 1080p gives it superior picture quality over standard HDTV. You'll see details and colors like never before
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Technical Details

  • Brand Name: LG
  • Model Number: 55LW5600
  • Display Technology: led-lit
  • Display Size: 55 inches
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 16:09
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Product Description

Product Description

If you enjoy the depth, realism and entertainment of 3D at the theater, you'll love having it at home with LG Cinema 3D on the LW6500 TV. And it's not just 3D. It's crisp 3D on a brilliant LED Plus display. On top of that, it's locked and loaded with virtually limitless entertainment capabilities of LG Smart TV. Staying in has never looked better. This is what home entertainment is all about. Item can be mounted. AUDIO: Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP) – Yes, Audio Output (Watts - THD 10%) - 10W + 10W, Speaker System - 1 Way 2 Speakers, Dolby Digital Decoder – Yes, Surround System - Infinite 3D Surround, Bass/Treble/Balance – Yes, Auto Volume Leveler – Yes, Sound Mode - 5 Modes (Standard/Music/Cinema/Game/Sports), Clear Voice II – Yes DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT: TV without Stand (WxHxD) - 50.9" x 30.9" x 1.2", TV with Stand (WxHxD) - 50.9" x 33.5" x 13.0", Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) - 62.8" x 34.6" x 7.4", TV without Stand Weight - 48.5 lbs, TV with Stand Weight - 57.8 lbs. Wifi- Ready - Yes (Adapter Included)

3D Technology Checklist

This product is 3D-related. To help you get a great 3D experience, use the checklist below to ensure you have everything you need. 3D viewing requires:

A Display
First, you'll need a 3D-ready display--whether it's a 3D HDTV, 3D projector, or 3D computer monitor. These displays have more processing power than standard 2D models for displaying 3D images in rapid succession.
A Source
Your display may be ready for 3D playback, but you'll still need a device to read 3D content. This can be a cable box with a subscription to a 3D channel, a 3D Blu-ray Disc player, or a PlayStation 3 system.
3D Content
3D content--the actual entertainment, in other words--will be played back using the source mentioned above, whether it's a 3D broadcast from your cable provider, a 3D Blu-ray Disc, or a 3D video game.
3D Glasses
For now, the vast majority of 3D HDTVs require glasses for 3D viewing. Many use powered "active shutter" glasses, others polarized "passive" glasses. You'll need one pair per viewer, and they'll have to be compatible with your display, whether they're the same brand, or a pair of "universal" glasses designed to work across brands.
HDMI Cable
To connect your source (such as a 3D Blu-ray Disc player) to your display, you'll need a high-speed HDMI cable. Cables with this designation feature bandwidth speeds up to 10.2 Gbps (gigabits per second), for carrying the 3D signal without any loss of quality.

If you want to get more information about 3D, shop our 3D products, watch videos, or interact with other customers, we invite you to visit 3D 101, our customer center about everything 3D.

(August 2011)

LW5600 3D 1080P LED TV

Welcome to the third dimension! The LW5600 delivers LG Cinema 3D technology and a whole lot more. It lets you tap into the virtually limitless entertainment capabilities of Smart TV and enjoy better picture quality with LG's LED Plus display technology.

LW5600 3D 1080 LED TV

Want 3D like you get it in the movie theater? Lightweight glasses, cool 3D effects and a great picture experience? LG's Cinema 3D TV can bring it right into your home. Enjoy easy to use & share 3D glasses, superior picture quality and amazing 3D effects - that's what you get with an LG Cinema 3D experience powered by LG's Film Patterned Retarder (FPR) technology.**


Our 3D glasses are just like the ones you get at the movie theater, so there are no batteries required and they don't need recharging. Plus, because LG Cinema 3D glasses are so inexpensive, you can outfit your family and friends for a fraction of the cost of other 3D technologies so no one has to miss out on the 3D experience.

LG Cinema 3d glasses



3D isn't just for the newest releases anymore. LG's 2D-to-3D conversion feature can turn everything from cinema classics to sports to your TV favorites into larger-than-life 3D. It's in with the old and in with the new.

LG Smart TV

Enjoy the easiest access to limitless entertainment like streaming movies, live sports, custom apps, games, and web browsing right on your TV.

Disclaimer: Internet connection & some subscriptions required and sold separately.

  • Prepare to be dazzled.


    Want deeper blacks and richer colors? LG's LED Plus technology provides even greater control of brightness through local dimming technology to deliver better contrast, amazing clarity and color detail, as well as greater energy efficiency compared to conventional LCD TVs.



    TruMotion 120Hz technology lets you see sports, video games and high-speed action with virtually no motion blur. Now your TV can keep up with your fast-moving entertainment.

  • Cut loose when you're WiFi ready.


    Getting your LG TV connected to NetCast Entertainment Access and other online content is easy when you are WiFi Ready. If you have existing wireless broadband, setting it up is simple and you don't need to worry about messy wires.


This stunning picture is the reason you wanted HDTV in the first place. With almost double the pixel resolution, Full HD 1080p gives it superior picture quality over standard HDTV. You'll see details and colors like never before.


To build a digital network, you need digital devices. That's obvious. But unless those devices are compatible, it won't be much of a network. DLNA Certified devices work together.


Earning the ENERGY STAR means a product meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. For TVs, it means they save energy both in standby and active (when they're on) modes. ENERGY STAR–qualified TVs use about 30% less energy than standard units.


Get easy self-calibration with on-screen reference points for key picture quality elements such as black level, color, tint, sharpness and backlight levels. Take the guesswork out of picture adjustments with this simple-to-use feature. It's not actually magic, but it will sure seem that way.


Let your TV do the adjustments for you. Intelligent Sensor automatically optimizes the picture to the lighting and color conditions in the room for a more enjoyable viewing experience.


With our Smart Energy Saving Features, you can conserve money and energy.


LG's ISFccc Ready HDTVs contain the detailed standards necessary for professional calibration of brightness, contrast, tint, sharpness, color levels and much more to meet local lighting conditions for both daytime and nighttime viewing. Settings are added to preset modes for easy access from your LG remote.

Specifications (PDF)

LG 2011 LED/LCD Feature Comparison

High Definition Resolution
LG Smart TV



Dynamic Contrast Ration
LG Cinema 3D

2D to 3D Conversion

LED Plus w/Local Dimming

Magic Motion Remote
Y, sold sep.

Wi-Fi Ready

DLNA Certified

LED Backlighting

Intelligent Sensor
Picture Wizard II
Smart Energy Saving
ISFccc Ready
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Product Details

Learn more about LG's 3D HDTV survey [PDF]
  • Product Dimensions: 13 x 50.9 x 33.5 inches ; 57.8 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 71 pounds
  • Domestic Shipping: This item can only be shipped to the 48 contiguous states. We regret it cannot be shipped to APO/FPO, Hawaii, Alaska, or Puerto Rico.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • Item model number: 55LW5600
  • Batteries 2 AAA batteries required. (included)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (515 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #74,260 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Date first available at February 27, 2011
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Customer Reviews

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481 of 488 people found the following review helpful By Kevin Nicholls TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on June 21, 2011
Size: 55-Inch Verified Purchase
I wasn't even in the market for a 3D TV, but when my Sony HDTV blew yet another bulb, I decided it was time for something new.

Initially, I planned on getting one of the new Sharp 60" Quattron models, and headed to a nearby big box store to check out the selection. Picture quality was most important to me, where I was willing to accept a plasma if it blew me away, but I was definitely siding towards LCD or LED. I wasn't too shocked to find that while plasmas were nice, they weren't "that" nice, and settled in to the Sharp.

On my way out, I thought I'd check a couple of the 3D displays, just to be 100% sure I wasn't making a purchase I'd regret as soon as 3D content became more widespread. I looked at a couple of Panasonic models with active shutter glasses, and found that the 3D looked acceptable, but the glasses weren't comfortable on my head or to my eyes. A DirecTV rep all but insisted that I look at a high-end Samsung model connected to a DirecTV receiver, and I immediately noticed that getting the thing to display 3D apparently required messing with the DirecTV remote, the Samsung remote, and continually re-syncing the active glasses. "No, thanks." I thought.

Then I noticed an unloved LG display, with a bucket (yes, an actual bucket) of scratched passive glasses. No way was this going to look good, but it wasn't like I didn't have a few minutes to spare.

I was absolutely blown away. By far, the best 3D experience I've seen. Standing about six feet from the screen, there was a scene from an IMAX documentary where a fish seriously looked like it came out about halfway between where I was standing, and where the TV was. And I could see parasitic fish on the nose of that fish, moving around.
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173 of 179 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on August 25, 2011
Size: 55-Inch Verified Purchase
NOTE: See UPDATE below. We've edited this review because all the initial concerns we had about this TV have been addressed and corrected with a few simple steps. So, feel free to skip down to the bottom to see what we did to make this TV look AMAZING! :-)


I just learned a couple of things.

First of all, I learned that bigger is not always better.

We had purchased the 47" version of this TV ([...]) and were absolutely blown away by the image quality... it is PRISTINE! (Easily a 5-star+ set.) In fact, we were so pleased with that unit that we thought we might want just a slightly larger TV instead. So, we ordered the 55" model and planned on returning the 47" one. Well, amazingly, we're sending back the 55" TV. The image is noticeably less pristine (grainy/pixelated/dull - even on the highest resolution blu-ray content... and even more surprisingly, the 3D was making us sick. (So strange, since we totally LOVED the 3D on the 47" model.) Too bad... because we were really excited about the larger size... but we'd much rather have quality over quantity.

Interestingly, it was my wife (who claims to not notice the "soap opera effect" of the new LCDs) who was most disturbed by the quality loss. It was glaringly obvious to her (as it was to me... though I didn't want to admit it, since I really wanted the larger model). If my wife notices the difference, trust me... it's there. I later did a side-by-side comparison between the 55LW5600 and the 47LW5600 which confirmed our suspicions.
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103 of 108 people found the following review helpful By Robert on June 24, 2011
Size: 47-Inch Verified Purchase
Summary - This is a good buy if you are looking for a LED Television with 3D and internet capability.

Background - This television is mounted on the provided stand and placed on top of a media chest. The television sits above the seated viewers. Replaces a 5 year old 40" Sony Bravida LCD panel. Connected to a HD TiVo and a Sony Blu Ray.

Set-Up - Fast and easy. The manual is adequate, but not excellent. The "Pro" video set-up is a nice feature and gets the picture looking its best quickly. The HDMI cables come out of the back of the television at a right angle on the left side rear. Placement is not optimal since HDMI cables have a tendency to be stiff and sharp bends are not recommended. There is enough room to make the gentle bend and align the cables, but tie wraps are a must for more than one cable.

Stand - Basic. Swivels right to left, but a tilt feature should have been included. See comments about 3D for explanation. A cable management slot on the stand would also have been nice to clean-up the cables for those who are not wall mounting.

Picture - Sharp and clear. No motion artifacts. Superior to the Sony it replaces, but this was expected due to the technology improvements since the purchase of the Sony.

Sound - Decent for ultra-thin panel televisions. If you are looking for audio quality, I recommend an external amplifier and speakers. For normal viewing, the sound is acceptable and voices are clear.

3D Blu ray - Comparable to my expensive active 3D television without the flicker and associated issues. Although the picture quality is not as high, I challenge most viewers to tell the difference.
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