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LG 47LY970

LG 47LY970

47" 120Hz Jan 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
PREMIUM SLIM DESIGNSMART CUSTOMIZATIONSECOND SCREEN CONNECTIVITY / SHARING More
$60.92 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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12 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

LG has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range.

120 Hz Display Refresh Rate

This television supports a 120 Hz display refresh rate, which is the most commonly supported display refresh rate on TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec which are not 3D compatible, the 47LY970 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 47LY970 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 47LY970 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 47LY970 do not have a WiFi connection.

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Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

The LG 47LY970 has a fairly fast refresh rate (120 hertz) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LY970. Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the 47LY970 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 800Hz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Two Ethernet LAN Ports

The 47LY970 is a two Ethernet LAN port TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 24 Watts, the LG 47LY970 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 47LY970 is 20W.

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Two Tuners

The 47LY970 is a two tuner television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47LY970 only have one tuner.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

Most televisions of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 47LY970 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 50.8 millimeters, the 47LY970 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 47LY970. The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 47LY970 is 7mm and the thickest is 100mm.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 47LY970 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 47LY970 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 47LY970 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 47LY970 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

The 47LY970 is fairly heavy (12.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the mid-size TVs that were released one year ago the weights range from 3.6kg to 18kg, and the average weight is 8kg.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response times of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 47LY970 range from 4ms to 20ms. At 10 milliseconds, the 47LY970 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 47LY970.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 47LY970

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 47LY970.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Noise Reduction Feature
Response Time
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Refresh Rate
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Twin Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Auto Power Off
Hotel Mode
Performance
Child Lock
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $58.57
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price $per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years $60.92
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 47LY970uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 47ly970, lg 47ly970h
Barcodes 00719192915886

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