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LG 47LY960

LG 47LY960

47" Direct-LED 1400:1 Jan 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs built by LG have good reviews on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that LG also has good reviews across its entire range.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 47LY960 which do not have a wi-Fi, the LG 47LY960 has a wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price].

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the 47LY960 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 47LY960. The display brightnesss of TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 160 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 330 cd/m².

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Not Included Optical Disc Player Type

This television has a Not included optical disc player type, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the 47LY960 does not support smart TV.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Most similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago are not 3D. The LG 47LY960 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 47LY960 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 47LY960 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other televisions 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 47LY960 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this LG TV. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The 47LY960 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market 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 televisions of this spec and age.

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Only Has One Smart Modes

The LG 47LY960 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this television. The smart modess Energy saving are also found on this TV.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The 47LY960 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The LG 47LY960 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LY960

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 47LY960.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this type and age. 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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Average Depth

The 47LY960 has a fairly standard depth (55.1 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 47LY960.

We compared this television to all the other 55.1mm thick televisions and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] is also worth considering.

TVs with a thicker depth that might also be worth looking at include the LG 42LY960[plb_2905115_price] (55.1mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Wi-Fi
Management Features
Smart Modes
Hotel Mode
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Built-In Microphone
Ergonomics
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
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 47ly960, lg 47ly960h, lg electronics ly960, lg electronics ly960h, lg electronics 47ly960, lg electronics 47ly960h
Barcodes 08806084661807, 08806084686831

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