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LG 47LY540

LG 47LY540

47" 1200:1 Flat Aug 2014
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2 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions LG is one of the better rated brands.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 47LY540 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which do not support smart TV features.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which has better reviews.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 47LY540 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 47LY540 also do not have a WiFi connection.

Other televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 47LY540, the 47LY540 is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 47LY540 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LY540 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a built-in camera 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 Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LG 47LY540 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this LG TV. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this TV.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 47LY540 is a one HDMI port television. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LY540 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 47LY540 do not feature OLED technology. The 47LY540 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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

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Fairly Slow Response Time

Mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 47LY540 have response times of between 2ms and 400ms, and the average response time is 9.2ms. With a response time of 9 milliseconds, the 47LY540 has one of the slower response times amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LY540

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 47LY540 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Remote Output Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Auto Power Off
Performance
Plug and Play
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Safety
Special Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 47ly540, 47ly540h, 47ly540hza
Barcodes 08806084661760, 08806084686794

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