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LG 27MT55

27" Edge-LED Mar 2014
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Smart TV Features Release Date
- Personal TV- LG IPS Display- Full HD (1920*1080)- Stereo Speaker- Time Machine LG IPS Personal TV provides various multimedia entertainment such as HD broadcasting, DVDs, Internet, games and... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

LG small screen size televisions have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One customer considered that the LG 27MT55 was good for watching on demand TV. Miss a mentioned “Also netflix and amazon instant video” in her review.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The LG 27MT55 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 27MT55 only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 27MT55 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels television, which is the most frequently found display resolution supported by televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 27MT55.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best supported display resolution across all televisions of this age and spec.

The worst supported display resolution amongst similar types of TV is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

The LG 27MT55 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 27MT55. This LG TV is a three USB 2.0 port television compared to most of the small screen size televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 27MT55 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on small screen size televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 10 Watts, the LG 27MT55 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 27MT55. The lowest RMS rated power of small screen size televisions that were released more than two years ago is 2W, the highest is 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.7W.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 27MT55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Philips 22PFL3517, the Panasonic TX-L24X6, or the Samsung UE22F5400 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 27MT55 does not support smart TV features, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Philips 22PFL3517, the Toshiba 24D3434, or the LG 28LF491 is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 27MT55 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 27MT55 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the C19115, or the C22115 (£90.00) both from Cello or the Salora 24LED6100 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 27MT55 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The LG 27MT55 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 27MT55. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The LG 27MT55 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 27MT55.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most small screen size televisions that have been on the market for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The LG 27MT55 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with an OLED technology and we think the LG 22MT55 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the LG 27MT55 is more than most small screen size televisions that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is MPEG4, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 42 kilowatt hours, the LG 27MT55 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. Small screen size televisions that were released around the same time as the 27MT55 have annual energy consumptions of between 22kWh and 95kWh.

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Heavy

The lightest small screen size TV that was launched more than two years ago is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 12kg, and the average weight is 3.9kg. The LG 27MT55 is one of the heavier small screen size televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27MT55 (4.9 kilograms) amongst small screen size televisions of this age.

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Fairly Thick

The thinnest thickness of televisions of a similar type and age to the 27MT55 is 2.7mm, the thickest is 98mm, and the average thickness is 54mm. At 77.8 millimeters, the LG 27MT55 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other small screen size televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 27MT55.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MT55

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this LG television was released.

Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the LG 27MT55 has a relatively typical refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 27MT55.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the C24115, or the C29225 both from Cello or the Philips 28HFL2819 (£248.33) which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might want to consider the Orion CLB22B160 (200Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Display Resolution
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 May 2015 by Miss A "purlinterrupted"

Just discovered today when connecting to a network drive containing movie files - you can't fast-forward or rewind! Ridiculous!
Have to get around it by copying files onto a USB drive and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 27mt55, 27mt55d, 27mt55s, 27mt55sp, lg 27mt55, 27mt55spz, lg 27mt55d, 27mt55dpzaeu
Barcodes 05054230893463, 08806084531957, 08806084668752, 08806084705228

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