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LG 47LY540

LG 47LY540

47" 1200:1 Flat Aug 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
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LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and LG also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.

Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years which do not support smart TV, the LG 47LY540 supports smart TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support smart TV currently available including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which has better reviews.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LG 47LY540 does not have a wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB730[plb_2233840_price].

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Not 3D

The LG 47LY540 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 47LY540 are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the 47LY540 do not have a built-in camera. The 47LY540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 47LY540 is more than most TVs of this type and age. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this LG television.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LY540 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the 47LY540 which has one HDMI ports quantity.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 47LY540, the LG 47LY540 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the TVs that came out more than two years ago the response times range from 2ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms. The 47LY540 has one of the slower response times (9 milliseconds) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LY540

Released Over Two Years Ago

This mid-size TV was released over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions 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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HD Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Auto Power Off
Plug and Play
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power Consumption (standby)
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand
Other Features

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 47ly540, 47ly540h, 47ly540hza
Barcodes 08806084661760, 08806084686794

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