LG OLED55GX9LA : What is it worth?

LG OLED55GX9LA : the new Ultra HD 4K

Recently LG has released information about its new model of television . It is the OLED55GX9LA.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 54.6 inches.
Corresponding to the majority of the televisions sizes available on the market, the engineers have nevertheless used their expertise to obtain a remarkable finish.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Why can we consider this OLED55GX9LA as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the LG OLED55GX9LA

The LG OLED55GX9LA appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that LG has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

OLED55GX9LA from LG – The screen

The LG has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.

The LG television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
With a screen size of 54.6 inches, this OLED55GX9LA is positioned in the range of models, in the average.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it with a frequency of 40 Hz, this television sets itself below its competitors. The game mode is to be avoided, as well as the cinema mode, due to the delay that can occur in the image.
Finally, LG has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the OLED55GX9LA LG makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

OLED55GX9LA from LG – The sound

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the OLED55GX9LA still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The television set is equipped with  several baffles for a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The OLED55GX9LA LG is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

OLED55GX9LA from LG – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the LG OLED55GX9LA is equipped with the operating system webOS 5 installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV OLED55GX9LA is communicating.

OLED55GX9LA from LG – Its connectivity

This television LG OLED55GX9LA offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this TV range, the OLED55GX9LA’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The LG OLED55GX9LA is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs

Technical characteristics of the LG OLED55GX9LA

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 231
Screen size in inches 54.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 40
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

To conclude on the LG OLED55GX9LA

With the intention of making a difference this new OLED55GX9LA LG intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.