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LG 47LY960

LG 47LY960

47" Direct-LED 1400:1 Jan 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
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7 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all LG televisions and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good reviews.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 47LY960 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LY960 do not have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs of this age and type is 180 cd/m², the brightest is 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². When compared to other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 47LY960, the 47LY960's display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest.

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1080p Video Mode

This television 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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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

The 47LY960 is a two USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the 47LY960 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of TVs of a similar type and age to the 47LY960 is 66mm, and the thicknesses range from 7mm to 100mm. The 47LY960 has a quite thin thickness (only 55.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released one year ago.

There are a number of alternative 55.1mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 43LF630.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 42LY960 (£700.00) (55.1mm).

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 47LY960 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 47LY960.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Philips 48PFH5500 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 47LY960 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 47LY960 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LG 47LY960 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This LG TV supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LY960. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 47LY960 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This LG television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 47LY960.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The LG 47LY960 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this LG television. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this TV.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The LG 47LY960 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago do not feature OLED technology. The 47LY960 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN50J6200.

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Only One RF Port

Most TVs of a similar age and type to the 47LY960 have one RF port, including the 47LY960 which has one RF port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LY960

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

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 similar spec TVs that have been around 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Remote Output Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Hotel Mode
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Video Format
Image Format
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Built-In Microphone
Ergonomics
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
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 47ly960, lg 47ly960h, lg electronics ly960, lg electronics ly960h, lg electronics 47ly960, lg electronics 47ly960h
Barcodes 08806084661807, 08806084686831

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