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LG 55LY960

LG 55LY960

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

Good Brand

We checked 6,328 user and expert reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its large TVs range.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 55LY960 has a WiFi connection.

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Very Bright Display Brightness

When compared to other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55LY960 that we have checked, the 55LY960's display brightness of 450 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest. The average display brightness of large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LY960 is 330 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 220 cd/m² to 450 cd/m².

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on large TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 55.1 millimeters, the 55LY960 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst large TVs of this age. The average thickness of TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LY960 is 63mm.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 55LY960 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55LY960 which support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 55LY960 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55LY960 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the LG 55EG9109 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55LY960 is no exception to this as it too does 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 55LY960 is more than most televisions of this spec and age. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 55LY960 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LY960.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology. The 55LY960 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9109, or the 55EC940 both from LG.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The LG 55LY960 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this age and type. 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 TV.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 55LY960 is more than most TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The most commonly 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 television.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LY960

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

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 televisions 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
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
Integrated Card Reader
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 55ly960, lg 55ly960h, lg electronics ly960, lg electronics ly960h, lg electronics 55ly960, lg electronics 55ly960h
Barcodes 08806084661814, 08806084686855

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