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LG 47LV3550

LG 47LV3550

47" 50Hz 30.4mm Mar 2011
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Depth Release Date
B
£161.46 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

On average LG mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all TVs produced by LG.

Supports Five Video Formats Supporteds

supports five video formats supporteds

The 47LV3550 has a greater number of video formats than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats supporteds H.264, MP4, MPEG1, MPEG2 and MPEG4 are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The 47LV3550 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. The audio formats supported "AAC" is also supported by this LG TV.

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Has Three Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the LG 47LV3550 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. The most commonly found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this television. The smart modess Cinema, Natural and Personal are also found on this TV.

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Very Fast Response Time

At only 4 milliseconds, the LG 47LV3550 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 47LV3550. Mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have response times of between 2ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms.

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Very Thin

The average depth of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 47LV3550 is 61mm. At only 30.4 millimeters, the LG 47LV3550 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 47LV3550.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a wi-Fi. The LG 47LV3550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the LG 42LB670.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the LG 47LV3550 does not support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the LG 42LB670 which is also higher rated.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the 47LV3550 has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average high frequency rate of televisions of a comparable type and age to the 47LV3550 is 180Hz.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the Philips 32PHT4509/12 (60Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 47LV3550, the LG 47LV3550 is not 3D.

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

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LV3550 do not have a built-in camera. The 47LV3550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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High Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 47LV3550 has an average running cost of £162 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 9% of all 670 TVs of a comparable type and age.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The 47LV3550 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a similar spec and age to the 47LV3550.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 47LV3550 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 47LV3550 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

When compared to other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 47LV3550 that we have checked, the LG 47LV3550's weight of 18.7 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The lightest mid-size TV that is a similar age to the 47LV3550 is 1.4kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 75kWh. When compared to other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 47LV3550 that we have assessed, the LG 47LV3550's annual energy consumption of 146 kilowatt hours is one of the highest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LV3550

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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 Six Years Ago

It was over six years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Response Time
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Full HD Display
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
HD-Ready
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £1.22
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Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £161.46
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 47LV3550uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.8T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 47lv3550, lg47lv3550, lg electronics 47lv3550, lg electronics 49lb5500
Barcodes 03610170564928, 08808992167136, 08808992310556

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