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LG 26LH20
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LG 26LH20

26" Sep 2011
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The LH20 is a HD LCD TV with a sleek design, Twin XD Engine, 24p Real Cinema, Invisible Speakers with SRS TruSurround XT, as well as AV Modes for Cinema, Sports, and Games in short, everything you... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Nice Design

One person thought the LG 26LH20 was good looking. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com mentioned “Page 1 of 18 Section The Good The Bad Simple, stylish design No HDMI cable included Deep blacks”. One LG 26LH20 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was a good design. Expert review site Devhardware.com mentioned “The design is good as well” in their review of this TV.

Robust

One LG 26LH20 owner who purchased the LG 26LH20 reckoned that it was well made. Expert website Televisioninfo.com wrote in their LG 26LH20 review seven years ago “Good contrast ratio Problems with scaling higher resolution content Solid color temperature, accurate colors Nothing Reasonably small amount of mot”.

Good Connectivity

One LG 26LH20 owner thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections.

Good Picture Quality

One customer thought this TV had a good contrast ratio. Televisioninfo.com said seven years ago “We were particularly impressed at the low black level that led to a reasonable contrast ratio and the excellent color performance” in their review.

Very Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of small screen size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 26LH20 range from 150 cd/m² to 500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 260 cd/m². The LG 26LH20 has one of the brightest display brightnesses (455 candellas per square meter) amongst TVs of this age.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The LG 26LH20 has a greater number of smart modes than most small screen size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of a comparable age and type to the 26LH20. The smart modes "Cinema", "Natural" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Very Fast Response Time

The average response time of TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 26LH20 is 8.8ms. At only 5 milliseconds, the LG 26LH20 has a fairly fast response time compared to most of the other small screen size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 14 Watts, the LG 26LH20 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 26LH20. The average RMS rated power of small screen size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 26LH20 is 7.8W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 20W.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 26LH20, the LG 26LH20 does not support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The LG 26LH20 does not have a WiFi connection, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 26LH20 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 26LH20 are not 3D compatible. The LG 26LH20 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 26LH20 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 26LH20 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LG 26LH20 is more than most small screen size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is PAL, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM B/G and SECAM D/K are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The LG 26LH20 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One HDMI Port

The LG 26LH20 is a one HDMI port television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analogue tuner, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 7.8 kilograms, the LG 26LH20's weight is one of the heaviest amongst TVs of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 26LH20 the weights range from 1.1kg to 12kg, and the average weight is 3.9kg.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 26LH20

Released Over Six Years Ago

LG released the 26LH20 over six years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
RGB Port
S-Video Input Port
Common Interface Plus
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Management Features
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Teletext Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Depth
Other Features
Mean Time Between Failures
Power Requirement
AV Connection

Expert Reviews

12 February 2010

Other than its unimpressive black levels, it?s hard to find much wrong with the LG 32LH20. The picture adjustments are at the top of its class, and the design is good as well. The USB input is... Read more…

23 November 2009

We can't fault the LG LH20 series for trying. The company's least-expensive lineup of LCDs for 2009 offers more features than its competition, including the only USB port for digital photos and by... Read more…

We found a lot to like with the LG 32LH20. We were particularly impressed at the low black level that led to a reasonable contrast ratio and the excellent color performance. There are compromises...

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Electricity cost when switched on $137.29
Electricity cost when on standby $4.74
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Total running cost over 5 years $142.03
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 26lh20, 26lh20r, lg 26lh20
Barcodes 00719192174948
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