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LG 47LA740

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47" Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Smart TV Features Release Date
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One Industry Award

This mid-size TV received a "Recommended" from Prohardver.hu who decided that this television was good.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this mid-size TV is 72% based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.co.uk, blog.pricerunner.dk and dinside.no/data.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 6,043 owner and expert reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

Good Picture Quality

Several LG 47LA740 reviewers who bought it thought it had good colour saturation. Cnet.co.uk wrote in their LG 47LA740 review three years ago “Bright and rich colours” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who bought the LG 47LA740 considered that it had a good 3D picture quality. Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this TV “Good 3D performance” and rated it 70 out of 100.

Nice Design

One person who bought this TV thought it was a good design. Three years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert review site CNET.co.uk “The LG 55LA740's strengths are its tasteful design and bright, vivid colours”.

Good High Def TV

One LG 47LA740 reviewer reckoned that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Sharp HD pictures”.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 47LA740 owner mentioned in their reviews that the LG 47LA740 had good sound quality.

Good Product Quality

One person considered that it was good quality. Three years ago Cnet.co.uk mentioned “Decent audio quality” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47LA740 which are not 3D compatible, the 47LA740 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible televisions currently available including the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE46F8500 which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 47LA740 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago which do not support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 47LB670.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 47LA740 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30 which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 47LA740 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs of this age and type. Most of the TVs of this spec and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this LG television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Two RF Ports

Most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 47LA740 have between one and two RF ports, including the LG 47LA740 which has two RF ports.

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Three Loudspeakers

The LG 47LA740 is a three loudspeaker television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 47LA740 have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of TVs that came out around the same time as the 47LA740 range from 2W to 80W. At 34 Watts, the 47LA740 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 47LA740.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 800 hertz, the LG 47LA740 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 47LA740. The motion interpolation frequencies of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LA740 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 47LA740 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 47LA740. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.

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Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the 47LA740 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Cinema,Game,Standard,Vivid are also found on this television.

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Quite Thin

The 47LA740 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 34.5 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the televisions that were released more than two years ago the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

We compared all the other 34.5mm thick TVs to this television and we think the 47LA691, and the 42LE8500 both from LG which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 47LA740 do not have a built-in camera. The 47LA740 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The LG 47LA740 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 47LA740. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 47LA740 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 47LA740 also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the televisions of a comparable type and age to the 47LA740 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh. The 47LA740 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (93.44 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age.

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Heavy

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 47LA740 the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg. The 47LA740 is one of the heavier similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 47LA740 (14.6 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LA740

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar age and spec 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included

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Expert Reviews

(4)
31 July 2013

The LG 55LA740's strengths are its tasteful design and bright, vivid colours. Its smart TV system could do with more catch up TV apps though, and its mediocre black levels means it's not the best...

Bright and rich colours
Sharp HD pictures
Decent audio quality
Attractive smart TV system
Good 3D performance
Slightly soft standarddefinition upscaling
Black levels aren't as deep as we'd like
Needs more catchup services

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Glimrende design, proppet med funksjoner og finesser
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26 February 2014

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Prohardver.hu

17 June 2013

LG er blant de aller beste på TV-design, og LA740V skuffer definitivt ikke når vi tar den ut av esken. Dette er en svært slank og elegant kant-LED-TV, som har det lille ekstra. LGs nesten... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 47la740, 47la740v, 47la740s, 47la740saee, 47la740saeu, certified 47la740, certified 47la740s, roadcasescom 47la740, roadcasescom 47la740v, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00041
Barcodes 00648044631509, 08806084172518, 08806084172556, 08806084172594, 08806084172600, 08806084172624
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