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LG 55LY340
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LG 55LY340C

$800.97
$684.49 $116.48 cheaper than 74 days ago
54.64" 60Hz Direct-LED Jun 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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LG Has Good Television Reviews

On average LG large TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all televisions manufactured by LG.

1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 55LY340 is more than most large TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 55LY340.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The LG 55LY340 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 55LY340 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 55LY340 do support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 55LY340 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most large TVs that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55LY340 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

The LG 55LY340 has one of the slower refresh rates (only 60 hertz) amongst large TVs of this age. The slowest refresh rate of TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55LY340 is 50Hz and the fastest is 3,000Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 55LY340 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LY340 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55LY340 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 55LY340 which has two HDMI ports.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 300 candellas per square meter, the 55LY340 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LY340. Across all the large TVs that are a comparable age to the 55LY340 the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m².

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LY340

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55LY340 over two years ago.

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 TVs of this type and age. 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 Thickness

The 55LY340 has a pretty average thickness (63.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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HD Type
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Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
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Tuner
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Audio
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Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Remote Output Port
Performance
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
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Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
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Certificates
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Electricity cost when switched on $55.80
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $58.16
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lgelectronics 55, lgelectronics 178, lgelectronics 55q, lgelectronics 178d, lgelectronics 55qu, lgelectronics 1080, lgelectronics ly340, lgelectronics 178de, lgelectronics 55quo, lgelectronics 1080p, lg electronics ly340, lgelectronics 178deg, lgelectronics 55quot, lgelectronics ly340c, lgelectronics 55ly340, lg electronics ly340c, lg electronics 55ly340, lgelectronics 55ly340c, lg electronics 55ly340c
Barcodes 00719192916159, 00719192917576, 07191929175764

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