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LG 47LA740

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47" Aug 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible WiFi Connection Release Date
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20 Reasons For

One Industry Award

Prohardver.hu thought that concluded that they would endorse this television and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.co.uk, blog.pricerunner.dk and dinside.no/data this TV has an overall expert rating of 72 out of 100.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 6,328 expert and user reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 47LA740 owners wrote in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk three years ago “Bright and rich colours” in their review.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One LG 47LA740 owner said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on CNET.co.uk “Good 3D performance” in their review.

Nice Design

One LG 47LA740 reviewer who bought the product said that it was a good design. Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert review site CNET.co.uk “The LG 55LA740's strengths are its tasteful design and bright, vivid colours” in their LG 47LA740 review.

Good High Def TV

One person who reviewed this TV wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of the LG 47LA740 “Sharp HD pictures” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 47LA740 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it had good sound quality.

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Cnet.co.uk said three years ago “Decent audio quality”.

3D Compatible

The 47LA740 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], the Panasonic TC-L47ET5[plb_403365_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 47LA740 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-40AS640[plb_2232477_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a WiFi connection, the 47LA740 has a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], and the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 47LA740 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LA740. This TV is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the televisions that were launched around the same time as the 47LA740 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Three Loudspeakers

Most TVs of this spec and age have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the 47LA740 which has three loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other televisions that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed, the 47LA740's RMS rated power of 34 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 47LA740 is 2W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs that have been around for more than two years have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz. At 800 hertz, the 47LA740 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The 47LA740 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The 47LA740 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of this spec and age. The smart modes "Cinema", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

At only 34.5 millimeters, the 47LA740 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 47LA740. The thicknesses of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LA740 range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 34.5mm thick televisions currently available including the LG 47LA691[plb_1496437_price] which has better reviews.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 47LA740, the 47LA740 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider including the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 47LA740 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LA740. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 47LA740 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 47LA740 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh. At 93.44 kilowatt hours, the LG 47LA740 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 47LA740.

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Heavy

TVs that have been around for more than two years have weights of between 3.7kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. At 14.6 kilograms, the 47LA740 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LA740.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LA740

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 47LA740 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustment
TV Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
App
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Digital Video Recorder
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
Swivelling Stand
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
3D Glasses Included
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

(4)
31 July 2013

The LG 55LA740's strengths are its tasteful design and bright, vivid colours. Its smart TV system could do with more catch up TV apps though, and its mediocre black levels means it's not the best...

Bright and rich colours
Sharp HD pictures
Decent audio quality
Attractive smart TV system
Good 3D performance
Slightly soft standarddefinition upscaling
Black levels aren't as deep as we'd like
Needs more catchup services

Billedet på Sony KDL 46W905 er utrolig flot, og det samme er designet. Er man Sony-fan, og har man penge nok, er der ikke noget at snakke om, siger Alexander Olofsson. - Panasonic TX-L55WT60Y er... Read more…

Glimrende design, proppet med funksjoner og finesser
4 3Dbriller og 2 gamingbriller flger med
Fin TVlyd
For dyr mot konkurrentene
26 February 2014

Az biztos, hogy a dizájn mindig szubjektív dolog, és tény hogy a krómozott felületeknek köszönhet?en egy valóban figyelemfelkelt? modell született, azonban a kevesebb itt talán több...

Prohardver.hu

17 June 2013

LG er blant de aller beste på TV-design, og LA740V skuffer definitivt ikke når vi tar den ut av esken. Dette er en svært slank og elegant kant-LED-TV, som har det lille ekstra. LGs nesten... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £2.44
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.99
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 47la740, 47la740v, certified 47la740, certified 47la740s, roadcasescom 47la740, roadcasescom 47la740v, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00041
Barcodes 00648044631509, 08806084172518, 08806084172556, 08806084172594, 08806084172600, 08806084172624

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