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LG 27MA53
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LG 27MA53

27" 1000:1 Flat Feb 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
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LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG has good average ratings for its small display diagonal TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 27MA53 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution supported by similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best supported display resolution amongst all televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 27MA53.

Amongst comparable types of TV the worst supported display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on small display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Two Video Formats Supporteds

The LG 27MA53 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MPEG4, but this video formats supported is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD and MPEG are also supported by this television.

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Quite Fast Response Time

With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the LG 27MA53 has one of the faster response times amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The fastest response time of comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 27MA53 is 2ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 7.3ms.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 27MA53 have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 20W. The LG 27MA53 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (10 Watts) amongst small display diagonal TVs of this age.

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11 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 67% from playwares.com.

Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years, the LG 27MA53 does not support smart TV.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this TV and we think the 28LB490[pl_2230635_price], or the 28LF491[pl_2955136_price] both from LG or the Philips 22PFL3517T/12[plb_1362439_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 27MA53, the LG 27MA53 does not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the 23RL933[pl_1400216_price], or the 24D3434[pl_2224622_price] both from Toshiba or the LG 28LF491[plb_2955136_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The LG 27MA53 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 27MA53 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the Salora 24LED6100[plb_1349238_price], the Samsung UE22F5000[plb_1585017_price], or the Cello C19115[plb_2329913_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 27MA53 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 LG 27MA53 is more than most televisions of this type and age. This television supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by televisions of this spec and age. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this LG television.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The LG 27MA53 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by small display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 27MA53 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 27MA53 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 4.9 kilograms, the LG 27MA53 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago. The lightest small display diagonal TV that was released more than two years ago is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 7.8kg, and the average weight is 3.8kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The LG 27MA53 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (47 kilowatt hours) amongst small display diagonal TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of TVs of this age and type is 36kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 20kWh to 95kWh.

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Very Thick

The depths of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 27MA53 range from 21mm to 98mm, and the average depth is 53mm. When compared to other small display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to the 27MA53 that we have assessed, the depth of the LG 27MA53 of 83.5 millimeters is one of the thickest.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MA53

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A. The average 5 year running cost of the 27MA53 is £54 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 210 televisions of this type and age.

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 comparable spec televisions that are a similar age 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when LG released the 27MA53.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
SCART Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Plug and Play
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Other Features
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)
Pixel Pitch
Effective Viewing Area

Expert Reviews

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24 June 2013

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £51.28
Electricity cost when on standby £2.44
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Total running cost over 5 years £53.72
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Energy Rating
0.27T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.27 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 27ma53, 27ma53d, 27ma53dp, 27ma53dpz
Barcodes 08806084087157, 08806084111265

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