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LG 28LY540
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LG 28LY540

28" 3000:1 Flat Aug 2014
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Has Five Sound Modes

The LG 28LY540 has a greater number of sound modes than most small screen size televisions that are a comparable age to it. This TV has a Standard sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 28LY540. The sound modes "Game", "Music", "News" and "Sports" are also found on this television.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 28LY540 only have one USB 2.0 port, however the 28LY540 has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 28LY540 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst small screen size televisions of this age. TVs of this type and age have display brightnesses of between 150 cd/m² and 350 cd/m².

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 28LY540 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 28LY540 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 28LY540 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other small screen size televisions that are a similar age to the 28LY540 also do not support smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV features which you might want to consider including the 28HFL5010, or the 19HFL4010 both from Philips.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most televisions of this type and age do not have a WiFi connection. The 28LY540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Philips 28HFL5010 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 28LY540 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 28LY540 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other small screen size televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 28LY540 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The LG 28LY540 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this spec and age. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this LG TV.

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Only One HDMI Port

The 28LY540 is a one HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 28LY540 have between one and two HDMI ports.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 28LY540

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 28LY540 over two years ago.


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Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Auto Power Off
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Plug and Play
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power Consumption (standby)
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight With Stand

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 28ly540, 28ly540h, 28ly540hza, lg 28ly540, lg 22ly540, lg 28ly540m, lg 22ly540m, roadcasescom 28ly540, roadcasescom 28ly540h, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp01602
Barcodes 00648044647111, 08806084661609, 08806084686725, 08806084933188, 08806084933195