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LG 55LY960

LG 55LY960

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

Large TVs produced by LG have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just large TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The LG 55LY960 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55LY960.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LY960 is 370 cd/m². The 55LY960 has a quite bright display brightness (450 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55LY960.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The LG 55LY960 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LY960 which support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support smart TV which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55D7000 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The LG 55LY960 is not 3D. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55LY960 do are 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Panasonic TX-60AS802 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 55LY960 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 55LY960 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the UN55ES8000, or the UE55F8000 both 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 55LY960 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this 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 LG 55LY960 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this spec and age.

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Only Has One Smart Modes

The LG 55LY960 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this TV. The smart modess Energy saving are also found on this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LY960 do not feature OLED technology. The LG 55LY960 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,199.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The LG 55LY960 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD are also supported by this LG TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LY960

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this large TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable 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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Average Depth

At 55.1 millimeters, the LG 55LY960 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

We compared all the other 55.1mm thick TVs to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the 55LB670, and the 55LB730 (£449.00) both from LG is also worth considering.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the LG 55LB731 (£575.00) (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
Card Reader Integrated
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 55ly960, lg 55ly960h, lg electronics ly960, lg electronics ly960h, lg electronics 55ly960, lg electronics 55ly960h
Barcodes 08806084661814, 08806084686855

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