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LG 47LB561

LG 47LB561
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 47" Full HD television, with good features
47" Full HD No 55.8mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 47LB561 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the LG 47LB561 as follows:
72
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£83 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £83 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Supports Wi-Fi
Enjoy sheer perfection of color, contrast, and clarity with the all-powerful triple XD engine.<br>lg's latest and most advanced triple XD engine brings the highest level of excellence in color, contrast, and clarity for the best picture quality and performance.<br> picture wizard III
Picture wizard III allows you to easily adjust picture elements such as black level, color, tint, sharpness and backlight levels.<br> enjoy clear and audible dialogue with clear voice II
Clear voice II automatically recognizes and enhances the volume of human voices in movies and shows to make them more audible against background sound.<br> USB movie
Simply connect your USB or external hard drive to the USB port to play its contents on your TV screen.<br> divx HD
LG tvs are divx certified, and can play divx video up to 1080p HD. enjoy the vast variety of premium content from the internet through divx hd.<br> smart energy saving
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

6
Watching Films
Mediocre
21
Watching Sport
Mediocre
12
Playing Games
Mediocre

How Big is the LG 47LB561?

The LG 47LB561 is 1,073mm wide and 629mm tall. It is 55.8mm thick and weighs 12.3kg.

LG 47LB561 front dimensions
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LG 47LB561 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 29,044 expert and user reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The average 5 year running cost of the 47LB561 is £83 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG TV was released in March 2015.

Features

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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Average Display Diagonal

The 47LB561's display diagonal of 47" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 47% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 47LB561 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Average Thickness

The 47LB561's thickness of 55.8mm is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 59% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Not 3D

The 47LB561 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 47LB561 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 47LB561 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 47LB561 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 47LB561 does not support smartphones being used as a remote, although it is worth noting that 87% of televisions also do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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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. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other TVs, the LG 47LB561 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of TVs are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG 47LB561 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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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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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The LG 47LB561's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 87% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the LG 47LB561 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Energy Star Certified

The 47LB561 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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Slower Than Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The 47LB561's high frequency rate of only 50Hz is very slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 4% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 47LB561 does not support internet TV, although it is worth noting that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Supports 24p

The LG 47LB561 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg f3y021bf2m, lg 47lb561v, 47lb561t

Barcodes:

06418897306985, 08806084644091, 08806084675217, 08806084675231, 08806084675255, 08806084675262

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 47LB561

LG 47LB561 - Other TVs Worth Considering

45% cheaper to run over five years
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Smartphones being used as a remote
Best Available Price
Argos 249.00
Better for watching films
Better for playing games
Better for watching sport
Best Available Price
Amazon UK 250.00
£42 cheaper to run over five years
Faster motion interpolation frequency
Faster high frequency rate
Best Available Price
Ebuyer 300.99

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