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Overall Score

LG 27MA53

A very economical to run 27" Full HD TV with OK reviews but inferior features
27" Full HD No No Feb 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 27MA53 Review

With low running costs but average reviews, we have scored the LG 27MA53 as follows for Summary.
56
1 Review
20
Missing Some Features
28
4 Years Old
88
£54 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
34
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 34?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of only £54 over 5 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This LG TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

LG 27MA53 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This TV received a score of 67% from expert review website playwares.com.

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LG Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 16,194 user and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The LG 27MA53's display diagonal of only 27" is quite small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 27MA53 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 27MA53 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The LG 27MA53's thickness of 83.5mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 11% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 27MA53 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The LG 27MA53 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LG 27MA53 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The LG 27MA53 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other TVs, the LG 27MA53 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of TVs are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 27MA53 does not support Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the LG 27MA53 of only 10W is quite low compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 27MA53 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 27MA53 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV was released in February 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and the 27MA53 is one of the more economic to run TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 27MA53 is only £54.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 27ma53dpz
Barcodes 08806084087157, 08806084111265

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 27MA53

Thinner
13% smaller display diagonal
Expert reviews are a lot better
51% larger display diagonal
A lot higher RMS rated power
More expensive to run over five years by 228%
Considerably better expert reviews
69% thinner
Higher RMS rated power
Higher running costs over five years by £31.43
30W higher RMS rated power
Five loudspeakers
Brighter display brightness
25% higher running costs over five years

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