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LG 47LN5750

Since the LG LN5700 series is just coming out, there is little to pull up but the specs. The only difference between the LN5700 and the LN5750 that I find is that the LN5750 comes with LG’s Magic Remote and two AA batteries.

Then what does the LG 47LN5750 have behind its bezel? This panel is a Full HD LED backlit LCD, creating a bit deeper panel than an edgelit (3.17”). Like the Samsung EH or FH models, the LG 47LN5750 doesn’t have a whole slew of LEDs on its backlighting and there isn’t any local dimming, so the cost can be held in check.

Design of the LG 47LN5750 isn’t going to wow anyone but it’s a decent looking panel. With the ubiquitous thin black bezel and trapezoidal base, you should be comfortable displaying the LG 47LN5750 in any room on the stand or mounted on the wall.

The LG 47LN5750 is a Smart TV sporting a dual core processor to divvy up the work to make the operations of the TV and Smart features more efficient. Because the LG 47LN5750 comes with the Wii-like Magic remote, you’ll have use of the Voice Mate™ – LG’s voice control. By talking into the Magic Remote’s mic, you can change channels and volume levels and access premium content from the Smart TV dashboard. LG 47LN5750 has built-in Wi-Fi, a full web browser as well as an app store in the Cloud for unending supply of apps.

IMHO, LGs dashboard is one of the most attractive designs and it is easy to use, customize and operate. Laid out in pages, each containing similar apps, you’ll be able to find what you want when you want it. The dashboard also has a bottom ribbon of menu items for convenient accessibility. You’ll find all the favorites like Netflix®, YouTube®, HuluPlus®, Facebook and Twitter plus many more.

Another warm fuzzy that LG offers on their TVs is deep and thorough picture settings. You can get in there and tweak things most people didn’t even know existed on TVs and the LG 47LN5750 includes the ISFccc picture mode settings. Not a tweaker or a professional TV adjuster? No worries, as the LG Picture Wizard will walk you through the most important picture settings to get the picture you love.

LG’s Triple XD Engine is included in the LG 47LN5750 so expect its dynamic color enhancer to give some oomph to color reproduction and its Contrast Optimizer and Resolution Upscaler to knock out better image details.

Sound, on the LG 47LN5750 isn’t going to blow you away with its two 10-watt speakers, even with the Clear Voice II, sound optimizer and virtual surround. You will be well connected though, as the LG 47LN5750 comes loaded with Wi-Fi Direct, Intel® WiDi, MHL, NFC and DLNA. The LG 47LN5750 is Windows 8 certified and has SIMPLINK™ and USB Playback that recognizes a generous amount of formats for audio and video.
Connectivity on the LG 47LN5750 is adequate for many people. The side facing ports give you three each of HDMIs and USBs. The rear connections include one each of a component in, AV in, RF in, Digital Audio out, a LAN and RS-232.

Conclusion

The LG 47LN5750 is just coming out now (May 2013) and no testing has been done on the LG 47LN5750. There are a few consumer reviews but not enough to use with any confidence.