LG Infina 47LE8500 47-inch LED HDTV 2010
LG Infina 47LE8500 is a 47-inch Full HD 1080p LED HDTV featuring Full array LED backlights with local dimming; 240Hz refresh rate; Netcast internet connection for access to Netflix, Skype, Napster, Youtube and VUDU on demand video service; DLNA compatible for music, photos and video; optional WIFI and THX certification.
LED technology can offer much higher dynamic contrast ratio leading to a deeper black level than standard LCD TV. There are several kinds of LED backlights including Edge-lit and local dimming. The local dimming can avoid the inferior uniformity associated with Edge-lit models. Therefore, Full array LED backlights with local dimming LED TVs, such as 47LE8500 will offer better picture quality.
Comparing with LG LE9500 series, 47LE8500 series has 0.92 inch panel depth and 240Hz refresh rate. LE9500 series has a Uni-layer design with ultra-slim 0.33-inch bezel panel and 480Hz refresh rate.
“The good: Produces among the deepest shades of black of any TV; superb shadow detail; exceedingly accurate color; better off-angle viewing than many LCDs;
The bad: Expensive; uneven backlight uniformity; adjustable dejudder doesn’t work well; read the detail review at cnet.
LE8500 is one of the six series of LED TVs that LG will introduce this year. Other series include LE9500, LE7500, LE5500, LE5400 and LE3000. 47LE8500 is one of the two models in LE8500 series, the other model is 55-inch 55LE8500.