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LG 29MA73

29" Full HD Flat Feb 2014
B
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Release Date £87.37 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Does not support Wi-Fi
Not 3D

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including pcworld.pl and Chip.de the average expert rating of this television is 85 out of 100. This puts this small display diagonal TV in the top 16% of all the televisions that came out more than two years ago when ranked by average expert review score.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

The average owner rating of this LG television is terrific based on 6 owner reviews. 5 reviewers (100% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This puts this television in the top 8% of all the TVs of a comparable type and age when ranked by average owner review score.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 721 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range. 95% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when LG released the 29MA73.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 29MA73 is one of the most expensive to run TVs that were launched more than two years ago that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 29MA73 is £88.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable age and spec 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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Not 3D

The LG 29MA73 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television are also not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the UE32F6400, or the UE32H6470 both from Samsung.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the LG 29MA73 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels television, which is the most common display resolution supported by TVs that were released more than two years ago. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels.

This TV's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best supported display resolution across all similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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

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Very Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television have horizontal viewing angles of between 150° and 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of 178 degrees, the LG 29MA73 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 29MA73 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television also do not feature OLED technology.

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29 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 29 inch TV.

If this television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the UN32J6300 (31.5" and higher rated), or the UE32F6400 (32" and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-32W706 (32" and higher rated).

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 29MA73 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also do not support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Philips 22PFL3517T/12, or the Panasonic TX-L24X6B are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 29MA73 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television do support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 29MA73 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television do not have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The LG 29MA73 has a child lock, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Audio

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The LG 29MA73 has an auto volume leveler. Most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago also have an auto volume leveler.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 5 Watts, the LG 29MA73 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age. Similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 13W.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 29MA73 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The LG 29MA73 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 29MA73 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The LG 29MA73 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LG 29MA73 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The LG 29MA73 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 29MA73 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The LG 29MA73 does not support Smart TV, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also do not support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the LG 29MA73 does not support internet TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The LG 29MA73 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have a desktop stand included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 29ma73, 8806084423412, 29ma73dpzeu
Barcodes 08806084423412, 08806084447838

LG 29MA73 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 29MA73 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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