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LG 55LY761

LG 55LY761

55" Direct-LED 1200:1 Jan 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
A+
£130.02 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

LG has good average reviews for its large TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55LY761 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago also have a WiFi connection.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on large TVs that are a similar age to it.

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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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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 55LY761 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55LY761 are not 3D compatible. The 55LY761 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the LG 55LY761 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The 55LY761 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most frequently 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 television.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 55LY761 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55LY761 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55LY761 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the 55LY761 is more than most TVs of this type and age. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this LG television.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 55LY761 is more than most TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 55LY761 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only One RF Port

The 55LY761 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LY761 have between one and two RF ports.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The 55LY761 has a quite high annual energy consumption (124 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Across all the large TVs that were released one year ago the annual energy consumptions range from 62kWh to 230kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LY761

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 55LY761 is £131 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 127 large TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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 type 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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Average Thickness

At 56.8 millimeters, the 55LY761 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LY761.

Other 56.8mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to look at include the LG 55LF580[plb_2822612_price] which has better reviews.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 55LF5610[plb_2899003_price] (56.8mm).

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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
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
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
Consumer Electronics Control
Remote Output Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Image Format
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Built-In Microphone
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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 Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £128.19
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £130.02
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55LY761uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ly761, lg 55ly761h, lg electronics ly761, lg electronics ly761h, lg electronics 55ly761, lg electronics 55ly761h
Barcodes 08806087108361

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