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LG 47LM960

CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended homecinemachoice.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended
47" 1,000Hz Mar 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
With 7 pairs of glasses, CINEMA SCREEN design, freeview HD, Wi-Fi and MCI 1000. Magic remote included.The LM960V CINEMA 3D Smart LED TV delivers stunning 2D and 3D picture quality thanks to NANO... More
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22 Reasons For

Twelve Industry Awards

Amongst mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, this television is one of the most awarded by expert review sites.

Six expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this TV. Trusted Reviews, Techradar, M3.idg.se, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Zoom.cnews.ru and Avforums.com all gave this LG TV a "Recommended" award.

Two other expert review sites both wrote that this television was marvellous and gave it their highest award. This TV received an "Editor's Choice" award from both CNET.co.uk and Log.com.tr.

Homecinemachoice.com gave this TV a "Reference Status" award, Areadvd.de gave it an "Outstanding" award and Bluray-disc.de gave it a "Very Good" award.

This TV received a "Best Product" award from Ferra.ru.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this television is 86 out of 100 based on twenty-eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com. That puts this TV in the top 14% of all the televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

Good High Def TV

Some LG 47LM960 reviewers concluded that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews five years ago “An 84in 4k - sorry, ‘ultra HD' - TV” and rated it 4 stars. Expert review site Homecinemachoice.com mentioned in their review “As if touched up by a troupe of Kubrick monkeys, yesterday's Full HD TV is now on course for a revolutionary image upgrade to 4K Ultra high-definition”. Techradar.com mentioned on expert website Techradar five years ago “The LG 84LM960V is the first widely distributed Ultra HD resolution TV to launch in the UK” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Nice Design

A few people considered that this TV was good looking. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “Sadly the quest for fashionable slimness seems to have ended up compromising the 47LM960V's picture quality in the very ar”. Trustedreviews.com also wrote “Its native 4k pictures are mesmerisingly good, its upscaled HD ones are also pretty special”. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “The 47-inch LG 47LM960V is a beautiful TV that delivers great pictures”.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

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

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few people who bought this TV agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Expert review site Stuff.tv mentioned five years ago “What's the best thing about passive 3D? The cheaper specs” in their LG 47LM960 review.

Good Technical Features

One LG 47LM960 owner said in their reviews that the LG 47LM960 had good features.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 47LM960 reviewer who bought this TV considered that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good experience. Expert website Insideci.co.uk mentioned “Any doubt that 4K Ultra HD is a very significant upgrade to home entertainment experience is immediately dispelled by this impressive LG” in their LG 47LM960 review.

Good Connectivity

One person reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet.

Good Size

One LG 47LM960 owner who bought it thought it was thin. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote five years ago “A slim profile, s” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had a sharp image. Wired.co.uk mentioned four years ago “It looks terrific, doesn't disappoint in terms of sharpness and colour” in their review of this TV.

Very Fast High Frequency Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the LG 47LM960 has a very fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 47LM960. The high frequency rates of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

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Supports Smart TV

The 47LM960 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 47LM960 do not support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 47LM960 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE32H6410[plb_2236817_price] which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The LG 47LM960 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 47LM960 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 47LM960 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the 47LM960 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

Most televisions of this age and spec have between one and two RF ports quantitys, including the LG 47LM960 which has two RF ports quantitys.

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Seven Equalizer Bands Quantitys

The LG 47LM960 has more equalizer bands quantitys than most of the TVs of this spec and age. Most of the TVs of a similar type and age to the 47LM960 only have between three and six equalizer bands quantitys, however this TV has seven equalizer bands quantitys.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The LG 47LM960 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This television 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" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Five Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the LG 47LM960 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago. The smart modess "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 37.9 millimeters, the 47LM960 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 47LM960. The average depth of TVs of this type and age is 61mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One LG 47LM960 reviewer who purchased this TV concluded that it was not good quality. Flatpanelshd.com wrote in their LG 47LM960 review “The apps are too few and too low quality”.

Poor Smart TV Features

One LG 47LM960 reviewer who reviewed the LG 47LM960 considered that it did not have good apps.

A Bit Expensive

One LG 47LM960 reviewer thought the product was not a bargain for the price. Cnet.co.uk mentioned on expert website CNET.co.uk “It's not cheap.” in their LG 47LM960 review. One person mentioned that this TV was not cheap. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk said “This TV's way too expensive and is otherwise just like a regular LG TV”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 47LM960 do not have a built-in camera. The 47LM960 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The 47LM960 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 47LM960.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the LG 47LM960 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 47LM960. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that were released more than two years ago is 4W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 47LM960 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 47LM960 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

The average weight of televisions of this spec and age is 10kg. With a weight of 15.3 kilograms, the 47LM960 is one of the heavier TVs that are a similar age to the 47LM960 amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 47LM960 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh. When compared to other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LM960, the 47LM960's annual energy consumption of 166.44 kilowatt hours is one of the highest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LM960

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when LG released the 47LM960.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Audio System
Equalizer Bands Quantity
Equalizer
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port
Wireless Connection
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
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Ziggo Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual

12 Awards

log.com.tr Editor's Choice CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended homecinemachoice.com Reference Status zoom.cnews.ru Recommended ferra.ru Best Product Trusted Reviews Recommended bluray-disc.de Very Good avforums.com Recommended areadvd.de Outstanding M3.idg.se Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

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12 September 2013

Homecinemachoice.com

The humble television is changing. As if touched up by a troupe of Kubrick monkeys, yesterday's Full HD TV is now on course for a revolutionary image upgrade to 4K Ultra high-definition, an... Read more…

12 September 2013

There's no denying this is a hugely capable set ? and that 4K capability is stunning. But getting decent source material is likely to be an issue for years to come. So we're left with a huge...

28 June 2013

A great first effort for 4K, but this TV's way too expensive and is otherwise just like a regular LG TV...

30 April 2013

The LG 84LM960V is big, and mostly beautiful. It looks terrific, doesn't disappoint in terms of sharpness and colour, and it certainly fills a room. Whether the extra inches justify a leap in...

5 February 2013

LG's 84LM960V is the first UHD television that we've tested, and we like what we see so far. UHD material looks fantastic with lots of detail and depth to the image. It's a shame that LG didn't...

25 December 2012

LG?s 84LM960V provides a mouth-watering taste of tomorrow?s TV tech. It?s the ultimate early adopter super-screen TV. You almost certainly can?t afford it, but that doesn?t make it any less...

24 December 2012

As with Sony's 84X9005, the LG 84LM960V is a genuinely thrilling glimpse of what we think - hope? - is going to be the future of TV technology. Its native 4k pictures are mesmerisingly good, its...

Trusted Reviews

23 December 2012

Any doubt that 4K Ultra HD is a very significant upgrade to home entertainment experience is immediately dispelled by this impressive LG. Even with regular 2K content, the benefit of the improved...

21 December 2012

Avforums.com

If there's one technology that you'll be hearing a lot of in 2013 it's 4K. With OLED seemingly missing in action and 3D a bust, the consumer electronics companies are pinning their hopes for next... Read more…

19 December 2012

The LG 84LM960V may be unfeasibly huge, but you'll want to sit close because it looks so good. As a Ultra HD future-proofed display, it's well ahead of its time. With Ultra HD content, the TV's...

Techradar

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 47lm960, certified 47lm960v
Barcodes 08808992995647, 08808992995678, 08808992995685, 08808992995708

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