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LG 47LB561

47" Flat Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape WiFi Connection Release Date
The Smart Energy Saving feature helps users to be a little greener by limiting power consumption.The feature includes backlight control for adjusting brightness, a screen-off function that turns... More
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5 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Mid-size TVs built by LG have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 47LB561 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the Toshiba 48L3433[plb_2161338_price] which is cheaper; or the Sony KDL-42W829[plb_2167799_price] which has better reviews.

Other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to consider include the Sony KDL-48W585[plb_2179963_price].

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Two Headphones Output Ports

Most of the other TVs of this type and age only have one headphone output port, however the 47LB561 has two headphones output ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the 47LB561 is more than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats AAC,AC3,EAC3,HE-AAC,MP3,PCM are also supported by this LG television.

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9 Reasons Against

Very Slow Refresh Rate

At only 50 hertz, the 47LB561 has a quite slow refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. TVs of this age and type have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 50Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the Toshiba 32D1333[plb_1540454_price], the Hanns.G AD40UMMB[plb_1693784_price], or the Panasonic TX-L32EM5[plb_1718466_price] which is cheaper.

TVs with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-39A400[plb_2268365_price] (100Hz and cheaper); or the Panasonic TX-32AS500[plb_2268364_price] (100Hz and higher rated).

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LB561 do not support smart TV features. The 47LB561 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which also support smart TV features that you might want to look at include the Sony KDL-42W829[plb_2167799_price] or the Toshiba 48L3433[plb_2161338_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 47LB561, the 47LB561 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Toshiba 48L5453[plb_2220582_price]; or the Sony KDL-42W829[plb_2167799_price], or the Samsung UE48H6400[plb_2232459_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 47LB561 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 47LB561 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The 47LB561 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58,PAL M,PAL N are also supported by this LG television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the 47LB561 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the LG 47LB561 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst TVs of this age. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 47LB561 is 260Hz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 47LB561 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 93 kilowatt hours, the 47LB561 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 47LB561. The annual energy consumptions of similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LB561 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LB561

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The 47LB561 is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a comparable type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 47LB561 is £105.

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 televisions of a similar age and spec 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 Two Years Ago

This LG television was released over two years ago.

Average Thickness

At 55.8 millimeters, the LG 47LB561 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 47LB561.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-L32BL6[plb_1992361_price] (55mm), or the Philips 32PFS5709[plb_2219970_price] (55mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
2D-3D Converter
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Performance
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £102.55
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.38
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Energy Rating
0.52T
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 47lb561, 47lb561t, 47lb561v, lg 47lb561, lg 47lb561v, lg f3y021bf2, lg f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 06418897306985, 08806084644091, 08806084675217, 08806084675231, 08806084675255, 08806084675262

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