If LG’s C1 series has been a great success, the new C2 model promises to do just as well, if not better. More efficient and brighter, the LG OLED C2 TV has something to please, especially now that it is at 1,299 euros against 1,990 euros base.
With its new generation of OLED panels, LG brings its share of improvements. The LG OLED55C2 retains some elements from the previous generation, but adds a new, more efficient processor and improves the brightness of its TV to provide an image close to perfection. And if some promotions have already been able to intervene in recent weeks, it is today that LG’s new reference is at its best price thanks to this flash sale.
The strengths of the LG OLED55C2 TV
- A 20% brighter 55″ OLED panel (4K UHD)
- A new, more efficient processor for upscaling
- 4 HDMI 2.1 ports and gaming features
- What’s new on WebOS
Launched at a price of 1,990 euros, then discounted at 1,349 euros, the 55-inch LG OLED C2 TV loses 50 euros from its price via a flash sale and is displayed at 1,299 euros at Rue du Commerce.
If, subsequently, the offer mentioned in this article is no longer available, please take a look at the table below to find other offers for the LG OLED55C2 TV.
A thinner design, and a brighter panel
The LG OLED55C2 is inspired by its predecessor, but with some design changes. LG designs a thinner TV, with a foot that no longer occupies the entire width and takes up less space once placed on a piece of furniture. Now, the C2 model uses lighter materials, including a composite fiber frame that halves the weight of the entire TV. Result: the TV has a more streamlined look with excellent finishes and even thinner edges.
Already of excellent quality, the OLED panels make a strong impression and the C2 series does even better by relying on OLED EVO technology, which provides more brightness. It is also 20% brighter than the older generation. Obviously, we are entitled to infinite contrasts, deep blacks and bright colors and excellent brightness.
A very complete TV
Who says new model, says new processor. The LG OLED55 C2 TV is based on the Alpha 9 Gen 5 processor. The latter adds more efficient upscaling technology thanks to more powerful algorithms, to move 1080p content to 4K definition more efficiently. Otherwise, the LG C2 is HDR, HDR10, Dolby Vision IQ compatible. As for the audio part, it is also improved, where we go from a virtual mix in 5.1 on the C1 range to 7.1.2 for a wider sound.
The C2 TV is also ideal for gaming use, since it embeds HDMI 2.1 technology allowing [email protected] display for next-gen consoles (PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X), not to mention the VRR, or frame rate. variable refresh, useful to combat screen tearing and ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode, to reduce latency). It benefits from a response time of only 1 ms, and G-Sync and AMD FreeSync certifications. The screen is also refreshed at 100 Hz, which will ensure good image fluidity. The perfect combo, so you’ll be ready to play in the best conditions.
A successful interface, which brings some new features
As usual, we find the home interface of LG: webOS. Always fluid and easy to use, it comes with some new features. A new Multi-view menu is available which splits the screen in two in order to see two different programs. It is now possible to create a profile so that your content is suggested based on what you are watching. Another function is dedicated to the family with an eye protection option for the youngest, a maximum volume limit, the possibility of monitoring usage times and a screen time report.
A last allows you to display standby images, play music when the TV is on standby. Of course, you can quickly access flagship applications, such as Netflix, Disney +, Prime Video or YouTube. Finally, the TV is also compatible with the various voice assistants on the market.
If you want to learn more, we invite you to read our test on the LG OLED55C2 TV.
Because it’s not just LG that makes good OLED TVs
If you want to discover other references, we invite you to consult our guide to the best OLED TVs in 2022.
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