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LG 42LY761

LG 42LY761

42" Direct-LED 1200:1 Jan 2015
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average ratings for all LG televisions and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 42LY761 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LY761 do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

The 42LY761 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the 42LY761 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 42LY761. The dimmest display brightness of mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LY761 is 180 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,000 cd/m².

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Quite Thin

TVs that were released more than a year ago have thicknesses of between 7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm. With a thickness of only 55.5 millimeters, the 42LY761 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42LY761.

We compared this television to all the other 55.5mm thick TVs and we think the 32LF580[pl_2822606_price], the 42LF580[pl_2822608_price], and the 32LF5610[pl_2901183_price] all from LG which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 42LY761 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a smart TV features and we think the Philips 48PFH5500[plb_2861476_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago are not 3D compatible. The 42LY761 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LY761 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LG 42LY761 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LY761. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the LG 42LY761 is more than most similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. This LG television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of a comparable age and type to the 42LY761.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the 42LY761 is more than most TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this LG TV.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 42LY761 is more than most televisions of this type and age. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this LG TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LY761 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Average Power Consumption

With an average power consumption of 55 Watts, the 42LY761 has a fairly high average power consumption compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Across all the mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LY761 the average power consumption range from 25W to 79W, and the average average power consumption is 44W.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the televisions of a similar spec and age to the 42LY761 the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 160kWh. The LG 42LY761 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (93 kilowatt hours) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LY761

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Image Format
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Built-In Microphone
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Average Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806087108224, 08806087108231

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