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LG introduces cheaper (but not cheap) LX6500 3DTVs in Korea


Say hello to LG's new "low cost" option for a 3D LCD TV, the LX6500 series. The term entry level is being tossed around, but at 5.9 million won ($4,390) for a 55-inch, it's more of a slightly less expensive alternative to the high end 9500 series that started shipping in March. Altogether that means you'll see a different LED backlighting system with fewer zones, lower 240Hz refresh rate and 8,000,000:1 claimed contrast ratio compared to the more expensive HDTV models, but it still maintains a slim bezel and NetCast internet features. Along with its 42- and 47-inch cousins, these TVs have already popped up for preorder stateside on for significantly less ($3,299 for the 55LX6500) but we'd probably wait and see how they compare to Samsung's LED or CCFL lit options, as well as the similar Bravias on the way from Sony before committing any cash to the cause.

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