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LG 47WL30

LG 47WL30

47" 1300:1 Dec 2013
Screen Size HD Type Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
47" LG PROFESSIONAL LED LCD* DISPLAY With the LG IPS technology, 47WL30 provides a clear image and comfortable viewing experience with minimal colour change and distortion at wide viewing angles.... More
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2 Reasons For

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 6,328 expert and owner reviews, LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the LG 47WL30 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. Across all the televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 47WL30 the display brightnesses range from 160 cd/m² to 3,000 cd/m².

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10 Reasons Against

Expensive

We think this television looks expensive compared to other TVs of this type and age. The cheapeast TV of this age and type that we found costs £73 and the most expensive costs £4,406.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the LG 47WL30 does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the UE46F6500[pl_1549433_price], or the UE46H7000[pl_2232247_price] both from Samsung; or the Samsung HG40EC890[plb_2328923_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the LG 47WL30 does not support smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV features which you might also want to consider including the Samsung HG40EC890[plb_2328923_price]; or the UE46F6500[pl_1549433_price], or the UE46H7000[pl_2232247_price] both from Samsung.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 47WL30 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 47WL30 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung HG40EC890[plb_2328923_price]; or the UE46F6500[pl_1549433_price], or the UE46H7000[pl_2232247_price] both from Samsung.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The LG 47WL30 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UE48H8000[plb_2233903_price]; or the Panasonic TX-47AS740[plb_2232470_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 47WL30 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do 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 UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] or the LOEWE Art 32[plb_2089147_price].

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The LG 47WL30 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 47WL30 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High Power Consumption in Power Save Mode

The LG 47WL30 has a quite high power consumption in power save mode (45 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The average power consumption in power save mode of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47WL30 is 69W.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of TVs that came out around the same time as the 47WL30 is 2ms, the slowest is 400ms, and the average response time is 9.2ms. With a response time of 16 milliseconds, the LG 47WL30 has one of the slower response times amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Very High Power Consumption When Switched Off

The average power consumption when switched off of similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago is 0.28W. At 0.5 Watts, the LG 47WL30 has a very high power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 47WL30.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 47WL30

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this TV is B. The average 5 year running cost of the 47WL30 is £111 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a similar spec and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as 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

This television was released over three years ago.

Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
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Display Brightness
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Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
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Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RS-232 Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
DVI-D Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certification
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £104.16
Electricity cost when on standby £6.09
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Total running cost over 5 years £110.25
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Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 47wl30, lg p180160, lg p180160p, lg electronics 47wl30, asrockasusantecarcticb 47wl30
Barcodes 05052184075218, 08806084463340

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See How Other TVs Compare to the LG 47WL30

LOEWE Art 32 vs LG 47WL30

LOEWE Art 32 vs LG 47WL30
LOEWE Art 32 LG 47WL30
£ 699.00
10ms Faster Response Time
Three More HDMI Ports
Three USB 2.0 Ports
£43.11 Cheaper to Run
47% Smaller Screen Size
3% Dimmer Display Brightness

Samsung UE48H5500 vs LG 47WL30

Samsung UE48H5500 vs LG 47WL30
Samsung UE48H5500 LG 47WL30
£ 529.00
Significantly Lower Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Two More HDMI Ports
Better Energy Efficiency Rating
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Does Not Have a DVI Port

Samsung UE48H8000 vs LG 47WL30

Samsung UE48H8000 vs LG 47WL30
Samsung UE48H8000 LG 47WL30
£ 699.00
Four HDMI Ports
Two More USB 2.0 Ports
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
Newer by Four Months
10% Higher Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by £6.95
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