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LG 47LB561

47" 50Hz Direct-LED Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The LG 47LB561 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC" and "PCM" are also supported by this LG television.

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Quite Thin

The LG 47LB561 has a fairly thin depth (only 55.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago. The average depth of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 47LB561 is 66mm, and the depths range from 7mm to 98mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-42AS600[plb_2197504_price] (53mm) which is also cheaper.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 47LB561 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this television and we think the LG 40LF630[plb_2823137_price] or the Philips 40PFT5500[plb_2860935_price], or the Samsung UE32J5670[plb_3173971_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 47LB561 does not have a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Philips 40PFT5500[plb_2860935_price], or the Samsung UE32J5670[plb_3173971_price]; or the LG 40LF630[plb_2823137_price].

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Not 3D

The 47LB561 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of this age and spec are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Sony KDL-43W809[plb_2861686_price] or the LG 42LF652[plb_2835500_price], or the Samsung UE40H6400[plb_3766566_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 47LB561 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 47LB561 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

TVs of this type and age have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 400Hz. The LG 47LB561 has one of the slower high frequency rates (only 50 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.

If this television high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the LG 43LX341[plb_3149591_price] (60Hz and cheaper) or the Panasonic TX-40CS520[plb_2819334_price] (100Hz and higher rated).

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that were released around the same time as the 47LB561 do not feature OLED technology. The 47LB561 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Not Cheap

We checked 108 TVs of this type and age and they range in price from £140 to £999. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of this type and age.

Heavy

With a weight of 12.3 kilograms, the LG 47LB561 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 47LB561. The average weight of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago is 8.1kg, and the weights range from 3.6kg to 36kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 93 kilowatt hours, the LG 47LB561 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst televisions of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of this age and spec is 32kWh, the highest is 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LB561

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 47lb561, 47LB561V, 47lb561t, lg 47lb561, lg 47lb561v, lg f3y021bf2, lg f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 06418897306985, 08806084644091, 08806084675217, 08806084675231, 08806084675255, 08806084675262

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