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45

Overall Score

LG 47LB561

£423.69
A 2 year old 47" Full HD TV with poor features and a price that represents inferior value for money
47" Full HD No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 47LB561 Review

With low running costs and at over 2 years old,
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Poor
34
Missing Some Features
60
2 Years Old
61
£105 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
45
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 45?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £105 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this LG TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 794 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 779 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 489 in TVs for gaming.
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How Big is the LG 47LB561?

The LG 47LB561 is 1,073mm wide and 629mm tall. It weighs 12.3kg.

LG 47LB561 front dimensions

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LG 47LB561 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

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


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £423.69 it is cheaper than 69% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 47LB561 of 47" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 50% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 47LB561 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the LG 47LB561 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 47LB561 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 47LB561 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 47LB561's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 20% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 47LB561 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Supports 24p

The LG 47LB561 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 47LB561 does not support smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs also do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the LG 47LB561 of only 50Hz is very slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 2% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the 47LB561 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 47LB561 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 47LB561 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 47LB561 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

Like most other TVs, the 47LB561 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in March 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 47LB561 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on fine energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 47LB561 is £105.

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Product Identifiers

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

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Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 47LB561

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£21.06 cheaper to run
3" larger display diagonal
Older by over one year
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency
Marginally larger display diagonal
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