LG 47LX6900 review

LG release a 3D ready edge lit LCD TV at a bargain price, but have corners been cut?

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  • Bright, colourful pictures
  • Fair price
  • Excellent calibration tools


  • Crosstalk with 3D material
  • Second-rate online service
  • Below-par black level reproduction

LG has dabbled with nearly every 3D flavour known to man. The only conspicuous absentee from a list that already includes plasma, direct LED TV and passive LCD is edge LED, something now put right by the 47LX9900.

This set costs £1,300, which seems reasonable for a 47-inch, 3D-capable TV that looks great packs and packs a fearsome set of specifications.Hopefully, this ostensibly attractive price hasn't been achieved at the expense of picture quality.

Elsewhere in LG's expansive 3D stable you'll find the 60-inch 60PX990 and 50-inch 50PX990 plasmas alongside the impressive, direct LED LX9900 series.

The sole passive 3D set – which doesn't deliver 3D in HD – in LG's range is the 47-inch 47LD950 and is really only interesting because it trades 3D resolution for the near-total removal of crosstalk noise, and uses non-electronic glasses that cost mere pence compared to the £100 or so commanded by the average pair of active shutter specs.

Tech Specs

Product TypeLED-LCD TV
Scan Format1080p
Standard Refresh Rate50 Hz
Digital TunerDVB-T (MPEG4)
Video Signal StandardHDTV 1080p
Number of HDMI Ports4
Number of SCART Interfaces1
Product FamilyLX6900
3D Type3D
Brand NameLG
Screen Size119.4 cm (47")
Aspect Ratio16:9
Horizontal Viewing Angle178
Vertical Viewing Angle178°
Ethernet TechnologyEthernet
Weight with Stand (Approximate)22.90 kg
Backlight TechnologyEdge LED
VESA Mount Standard200 x 200
Operating Power Consumption121 W
Standby Power Consumption200 mW
Dynamic Contrast Ratio8,000,000:1
RMS Output Power20 W
DLNA CertifiedYes
Digital Audio OutputYes
Height with Stand758 mm
Width with Stand1127 mm
Depth with Stand285 mm
Component VideoYes
3D TechnologyShutter
PC StreamingYes
Internet AccessYes
Media PlayerYes
3D Glasses RequiredYes
Enhanced Refresh Rate200 Hz
Height692 mm
Width1127 mm
Depth29.3 mm
Brightness500 cd/m²
Product SeriesLX6900
Maximum Resolution1920 x 1080
ManufacturerLG Electronics
Product Model47LX6900
Product Name47LX6900 47" LED-LCD TV
Manufacturer Part Number47LX6900
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.lge.co.uk
Marketing Information

The LG LX6900 LED 3D TV series provides Full HD 1080p picture quality with an ultra slim design - perfect for hanging on the wall - built in Freeview HD and TruMotion 200Hz for superb picture quality. The LX6900 series is also 3D TV Ready so is guaranteed to take your home entertainment experience to a new level.

Package Contents
  • 47LX6900 LED-LCD TV
  • 1 x Pair of Active 3D Glasses
Response Time2.20 ms
Weight (Approximate)19.60 kg