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LG 55LY761

55" Full HD 1200:1 Direct-LED Jan 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) LED Backlighting Type Release Date £130.02 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG TVs have good reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not have a built-in camera

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Reviews

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 9,694 owner and expert reviews (including 708 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically for its large display diagonal TVs. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 55LY761 is typical compared to the other 307 TVs of a comparable age and type that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55LY761 will cost £131 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This large display diagonal TV was released in January 2015.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55LY761 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the UN55ES8000F, or the ES8000 both from Samsung.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a similar type and age to it. 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV, the 55LY761 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider including the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,334.99).

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 220 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 390 cd/m². At only 330 candellas per square meter, the 55LY761 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The 55LY761 has one of the slower response times (8 milliseconds) amongst large display diagonal TVs of this age. Similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this TV have response times of between 2ms and 16ms.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 55" TVs currently available including the Samsung UE55H6200 (£549) which has better reviews.

If this LG TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the NEC MultiSync E585 (£1,480.90) (58"), or the LG 65LX341 (£1,343.97) (64.53").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55LY761 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE65H8090, or the Panasonic TX-55ASW804 which both of have better reviews.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 55LY761 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television which have an ethernet port.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55LY761 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 55LY761 has a RoHS compliant. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a RoHS compliant.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LY761 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 55LY761 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 55LY761 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 56.8 millimeters, the LG 55LY761 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 55ly761h, lg electronics ly761h
Barcodes 08806087108361

LG 55LY761 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55LY761 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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