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LG 27MT55
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LG 27MT55D

27" 60Hz Edge-LED Mar 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
- Personal TV- LG IPS Display- Full HD (1920*1080)- Stereo Speaker- Time Machine LG IPS Personal TV provides various multimedia entertainment such as HD broadcasting, DVDs, Internet, games and... More
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8 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG small screen size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs LG is one of the better rated brands.

Good Smart TV Features

One customer considered that the LG 27MT55 was good for watching on demand TV. Miss a mentioned “Also netflix and amazon instant video” in her review.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The LG 27MT55 has more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports than most of the televisions that came out around the same time as the 27MT55. This television is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port TV compared to most of the TVs of this age and type which only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 27MT55 supports a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best supported display resolution across all similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 27MT55.

The worst supported display resolution amongst comparable types of TV is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 27MT55 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

three USB 3.0 ports

The LG 27MT55 is a three USB 3.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type only have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many small screen size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 10 Watts, the LG 27MT55 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 27MT55. The average RMS rated power of small screen size TVs that are a comparable age to the 27MT55 is 7.8W.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 27MT55 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small screen size TVs that are a similar age to the 27MT55 also do not support smart TV features.

Alternative TVs which also support smart TV features that you might also want to look at include the HG28EC690, or the UE22F5400 both from Samsung or the Philips 22PFL3517.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most small screen size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 27MT55 do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 27MT55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the 24MS53, or the 28LF491 both from LG or the Philips 22PFL3517 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The LG 27MT55 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 27MT55 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the C24115, or the C19115 both from Cello or the Salora 24LED6100 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 27MT55 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other small screen size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 27MT55 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LG 27MT55 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by small screen size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 27MT55. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The LG 27MT55 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 27MT55 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 27MT55 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the LG 27MT55 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently supported video format is MPEG4, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the small screen size TVs that have been around for more than two years the annual energy consumptions range from 22kWh to 95kWh. The LG 27MT55 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (41 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age.

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Heavy

The average weight of televisions of this spec and age is 3.9kg, and the weights range from 1.1kg to 12kg. The LG 27MT55 is one of the heavier televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 27MT55 (4.9 kilograms) amongst small screen size TVs of this age.

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Quite Thick

The thicknesses of televisions that came out more than two years ago range from 2.7mm to 98mm. With a thickness of 77.8 millimeters, the LG 27MT55 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst small screen size TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 27MT55

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on small screen size TVs that came out around the same time as 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when LG released the 27MT55.

Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the LG 27MT55 has a relatively typical refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

We compared this TV to all the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs and we think the Philips 28HFL2819, the Curtis PLED2243A ($147.99), and the Cello C22113 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might also want to consider the Orion CLB22B160 (200Hz and higher rated).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio in Port
Audio Out Port
Composite Video Out Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Tilt Angle
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details

User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 May 2015 by Miss A "purlinterrupted"

Just discovered today when connecting to a network drive containing movie files - you can't fast-forward or rewind! Ridiculous!
Have to get around it by copying files onto a USB drive and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 27mt55, 27mt55d, lg 27mt55, lg 27mt55d, 27mt55dpzaeu
Barcodes 05054230893463, 08806084531957, 08806084668752, 08806084705228
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