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LG 47LM960

CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended homecinemachoice.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended
47" 1,000Hz Mar 2012
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
With 7 pairs of glasses, CINEMA SCREEN design, freeview HD, Wi-Fi and MCI 1000. Magic remote included.The LM960V CINEMA 3D Smart LED TV delivers stunning 2D and 3D picture quality thanks to NANO... More
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Twelve Industry Awards

This mid-size TV has received twelve awards from TV experts.

The experts at six expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this TV. Trusted Reviews, Techradar, M3.idg.se, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Zoom.cnews.ru and Avforums.com all gave this television a "Recommended" award.

The editors of two more expert review sites both said that this television was marvellous and gave it their highest award. CNET.co.uk and Log.com.tr both gave this LG TV an "Editor's Choice" award.

This television received a "Reference Status" award from Homecinemachoice.com, it received an "Outstanding" award from Areadvd.de and it received a "Very Good" award from Bluray-disc.de.

The editor of one more expert review site wrote that this TV was good. This television received a "Best Product" award from Ferra.ru.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twenty-eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com the average expert rating of this mid-size TV is 86 out of 100. The expert review sites think this television is one of the better mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Good High Def TV

Some LG 47LM960 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “An 84in 4k - sorry, ‘ultra HD' - TV” in their review of this TV. Three years ago Homecinemachoice.com mentioned in their review of the LG 47LM960 “As if touched up by a troupe of Kubrick monkeys, yesterday's Full HD TV is now on course for a revolutionary image upgrade to 4K Ultra high-definition” and scored this TV 5 stars. Four years ago Techradar.com said in their LG 47LM960 review on expert review site Techradar “The LG 84LM960V is the first widely distributed Ultra HD resolution TV to launch in the UK”.

Nice Design

A number of LG 47LM960 owners said in their reviews that the product was good looking. Trustedreviews.com scored it 70 out of 100 and said in their review on expert review site Trusted Reviews “Sadly the quest for fashionable slimness seems to have ended up compromising the 47LM960V's picture quality in the very ar”. Trustedreviews.com also said “Its native 4k pictures are mesmerisingly good, its upscaled HD ones are also pretty special”. Expert website Wired.co.uk said in their review of the LG 47LM960 “Mostly beautiful”.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

LG mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions LG is one of the superior manufacturers.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some customers who purchased it agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Stuff.tv wrote “What's the best thing about passive 3D? The cheaper specs”.

Good Technical Features

One LG 47LM960 owner considered that it had good features. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV “The 47-inch LG 47LM960V is a beautiful TV that delivers great pictures and audio alongside class-leading smart TV features” and scored it very highly.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 47LM960 owner wrote in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

One LG 47LM960 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had a good experience. Insideci.co.uk gave the LG 47LM960 a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV four years ago “Any doubt that 4K Ultra HD is a very significant upgrade to home entertainment experience is immediately dispelled by this impressive LG”.

Good Connectivity

One customer wrote in their reviews that the LG 47LM960 was able to connect to the internet.

Good Size

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was thin. Expert review site Whathifi.com scored this TV 4 stars and wrote in their LG 47LM960 review “A slim profile, s”.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 47LM960 owner reckoned that it had a sharp image. Expert website Wired.co.uk wrote three years ago “It looks terrific, doesn't disappoint in terms of sharpness and colour”.

Very Fast Refresh Rate

The 47LM960 has one of the fastest refresh rates (1,000 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. The refresh rates of similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 47LM960 range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz.

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3D Compatible

The 47LM960 is 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LM960 are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 47LM960 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 47LM960 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a WiFi connection.

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Two RF Ports

The 47LM960 is a two RF port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 47LM960 have between one and two RF ports.

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Seven Equaliser Bands

The LG 47LM960 has more equaliser bands than most of the TVs of a comparable type and age to the 47LM960. This TV is a seven equaliser band TV compared to most of the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago which only have between three and six equaliser bands.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The 47LM960 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 47LM960. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The 47LM960 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 47LM960. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG TV.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 47LM960 is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. At only 37.9 millimeters, the 47LM960 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 47LM960.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One LG 47LM960 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it was not good quality. Four years ago expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned “The apps are too few and too low quality”.

Poor Smart TV Features

One LG 47LM960 reviewer who purchased it thought it did not have good apps.

A Bit Expensive

One person thought the LG 47LM960 was not a bargain for the price. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this TV “It's not cheap.”. One person said that it was not cheap. Three years ago Expertreviews.co.uk said on Expert Reviews “This TV's way too expensive and is otherwise just like a regular LG TV” in their review of this TV.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 47LM960 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 47LM960 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 47LM960 is more than most televisions of this type and age. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the 47LM960 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 47LM960. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 18W.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

Similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 47LM960 have subwoofer RMS power of between 10W and 20W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 15W. At only 10 Watts, the 47LM960 has a fairly low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 47LM960.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 47LM960 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 47LM960 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 15.3 kilograms, the 47LM960 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years. Across all the televisions that came out around the same time as the 47LM960 the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

When compared to other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years that we have checked the annual energy consumption of, the LG 47LM960's annual energy consumption of 166.44 kilowatt hours is one of the highest. The lowest annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 47LM960 is 0.22kWh, the highest is 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LM960

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this age and type. 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 Four Years Ago

This mid-size TV was released over four years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
3D Technology
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Audio System
Equaliser Band
Equaliser
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port
Wireless Connection
Common Interface Plus
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
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Digital Video Recorder
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Ziggo Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Manual

12 Awards

log.com.tr Editor's Choice CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended homecinemachoice.com Reference Status zoom.cnews.ru Recommended ferra.ru Best Product Trusted Reviews Recommended bluray-disc.de Very Good avforums.com Recommended areadvd.de Outstanding M3.idg.se Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

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12 September 2013

Homecinemachoice.com

The humble television is changing. As if touched up by a troupe of Kubrick monkeys, yesterday's Full HD TV is now on course for a revolutionary image upgrade to 4K Ultra high-definition, an... Read more…

12 September 2013

There's no denying this is a hugely capable set ? and that 4K capability is stunning. But getting decent source material is likely to be an issue for years to come. So we're left with a huge...

28 June 2013

A great first effort for 4K, but this TV's way too expensive and is otherwise just like a regular LG TV...

30 April 2013

The LG 84LM960V is big, and mostly beautiful. It looks terrific, doesn't disappoint in terms of sharpness and colour, and it certainly fills a room. Whether the extra inches justify a leap in...

5 February 2013

LG's 84LM960V is the first UHD television that we've tested, and we like what we see so far. UHD material looks fantastic with lots of detail and depth to the image. It's a shame that LG didn't...

25 December 2012

LG?s 84LM960V provides a mouth-watering taste of tomorrow?s TV tech. It?s the ultimate early adopter super-screen TV. You almost certainly can?t afford it, but that doesn?t make it any less...

24 December 2012

As with Sony's 84X9005, the LG 84LM960V is a genuinely thrilling glimpse of what we think - hope? - is going to be the future of TV technology. Its native 4k pictures are mesmerisingly good, its...

Trusted Reviews

23 December 2012

Any doubt that 4K Ultra HD is a very significant upgrade to home entertainment experience is immediately dispelled by this impressive LG. Even with regular 2K content, the benefit of the improved...

21 December 2012

Avforums.com

If there's one technology that you'll be hearing a lot of in 2013 it's 4K. With OLED seemingly missing in action and 3D a bust, the consumer electronics companies are pinning their hopes for next... Read more…

19 December 2012

The LG 84LM960V may be unfeasibly huge, but you'll want to sit close because it looks so good. As a Ultra HD future-proofed display, it's well ahead of its time. With Ultra HD content, the TV's...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 47lm960, certified 47lm960v
Barcodes 08808992995647, 08808992995678, 08808992995685, 08808992995708

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