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LG 43LF5100

43" Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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Average Owner Reviews

People who bought this LG television rated this TV 73% on average.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 6,328 user and expert reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports Six Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 43LF5100 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The audio formats "AAC", "EAC3", "AC3", "PCM" and "HAAC" are also supported by this television.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 43LF5100 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than a year do support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40J6200[plb_2860851_price], or the Philips 48PFH5500[plb_2861476_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 43LF5100 do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 43LF5100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Samsung UE32J5502[plb_3013365_price], the Philips 40PFK6510[plb_2861473_price], or the LG 42LF6529[plb_3037352_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs of a comparable age and type to the 43LF5100 are not 3D compatible. The LG 43LF5100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the UE40H6240[pl_2421135_price], or the UE32J6270[pl_3149573_price] both from Samsung or the LG 42LF6529[plb_3037352_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 43LF5100 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera including the LG 47LB656[plb_3022403_price].

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 43LF5100 is a one HDMI port television.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the LG 43LF5100 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 43LF5100 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 43LF5100 also do not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung or the LG 32LX300[plb_3369694_price] which is also higher rated.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 43LF5100 range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the 43LF5100 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 43LF5100 is 7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm. At 81.5 millimeters, the 43LF5100 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 43LF5100.

We compared this TV to all the other 81.5mm thick TVs and we think the LG 49LF5100[plb_3011602_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 43LF5100

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 43LF5100 is £58, which is typical compared to the other 344 televisions that were released more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 43LF5100.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that were launched more than a year ago. 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
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Noise Reduction Feature
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
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
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 25 November 2015 by Jeff

Got it tonight after work and took it home, opened the box and took it out only to find out there is NO Optical out and no Ethernet hookup on the back like the LG web site shows in the picture.... Read more…

Reviewed 6 December 2015 by Alfanovember
Alfanovember would recommend the LG 43LF5100

Un boxing was fun, TV assembly is a piece of cake , TV setting is very easy . Picture is WOW ,Perfect for 43' TV. Energy consuming is very good . The TV Color is Black . Bad things are: 1- The... Read more…

Reviewed 6 December 2015 by Lauren
Lauren would recommend the LG 43LF5100

The brand is good overall clear picture...

Reviewed 17 February 2016 by Mommyof2
Mommyof2 would recommend the LG 43LF5100

Well LG did an amazing job with this tv. Very clear and nice picture. I love how I could hang it on my wall. I absolutely love this tv!

Reviewed 15 February 2016 by AtlantaSusan
AtlantaSusan would recommend the LG 43LF5100

Excellent picture! Easy to set up. Sound volume maximum is too low for my ears - I wish the volume could be increased a little but I'm at the max...

Reviewed 5 January 2016 by BKway
BKway would recommend the LG 43LF5100

I bought this TV and bliss for the great picture and price...

Reviewed 4 January 2016 by Mags4giants
Mags4giants would recommend the LG 43LF5100

Finally got it on 12/31/16 and liking it so much. So glad I bought it...

Reviewed 4 January 2016 by The Cleaner
The Cleaner would recommend the LG 43LF5100

Found an ad for this TV at an amazing price and decided it was the perfect time to upgrade my older LG TV. The setup was simple and the quality of the product far exceeds my expectations. I have... Read more…

Reviewed 3 January 2016 by Mdelamora

Bought this television today only to discover that there is no way to get surround sound with my antenna only television experience. I have a nice surround sound blue ray system, but I can't use... Read more…

Reviewed 30 December 2015 by Jeremy12o34

Good picture quality like most LG TV's, but has no audio outputs. TV speakers are great and all, but I can't hook up my stereo or 5.1 receiver without added equipment...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £57.69
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Total running cost over 5 years £57.69
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Energy Rating
0.29T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Barcodes 08806087459562, 08806087476286

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