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LG 42LY761

LG 42LY761

42" Direct-LED 1200:1 Jan 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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4 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs LG is one of the superior brands.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 42LY761 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 42LY761 do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price].

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

two USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the 42LY761 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 42LY761 does not support smart TV.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support smart TV including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LY761, the 42LY761 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LY761 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LY761 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 42LY761 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly 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 Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the 42LY761 is more than most TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This LG TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LY761.

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Only Has One Smart Modes

The LG 42LY761 has a greater number of smart modes than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this television. The smart modess Energy saving are also found on this TV.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The 42LY761 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LY761 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LY761 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The 42LY761 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (93 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LY761. The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 75kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LY761

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 42LY761 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type 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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Average Depth

At 55.5 millimeters, the LG 42LY761 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LY761.

Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the LG 32LY761[plb_2903101_price] (55.5mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Smart Modes
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Built-In Microphone
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (average)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42ly761, 42ly761h
Barcodes 08806087108224, 08806087108231

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