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LG 43LF540

43" Full HD 300Hz Flat Jul 2015
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Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date $46.68 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Reasonably priced
Poor connectivity
57 Reviews

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

On average, people who bought this medium display diagonal television rated it as 80 out of 100. Over 77% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 8,960 owner and expert reviews (including 911 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Ten LG 43LF540 owners wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Owen Towner mentioned on Amazon “I have had a LG TV before hand and I love the fine picture quality they produce an this TV is no different”. R. Fox wrote “Lovely high quality look, fab picture quality”. Tony O'donohoe wrote in his review of this TV “Very good picture quality for the price” and gave it a rating of 8 stars.

Two LG 43LF540 reviewers said in their reviews that the LG 43LF540 had good colour saturation.

One customer who reviewed the LG 43LF540 thought it was good for watching standard definition TV. Ryanemm said on Amazon “Plugging my laptop in via HDMI yielded a crisp picture, even with standard definition content such as TV shows” in their review of the LG 43LF540 and rated it 6 stars.

One LG 43LF540 owner who bought the LG 43LF540 concluded that it had image blurring. Usually Nice wrote on Amazon “Also I read this has 300Mhz motion blur which is better than your average 100 or even 200”.

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Good High Def TV

Two LG 43LF540 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Mrs S D Willson wrote in her review of the LG 43LF540 “LG 43 inch widescreen Full HD”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon last year “Ace quality HD TV”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time 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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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

At 300 hertz, the LG 43LF540 has a fairly fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. The average high frequency rate of comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to this television is 140Hz.

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Not 3D

The LG 43LF540 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Cello C40227FT2.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Twenty customers wrote in their reviews that it was good quality. Natalie scored the product 7 stars and she said “The picture on the tv is great quality and have had no problems with this” in her review of this TV. R. Fox said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent, sound isn't bad either, I was expecting it to be poor having read other reviews”. Owen Towner wrote on Amazon “I use the TV mainly for gaming and the picture quality for that is outstanding” in his LG 43LF540 review.

Easy to Use

Five LG 43LF540 reviewers reckoned that it was easy to setup. Owen H. wrote on Amazon last year “The pictures perfect the sounds great and it's super easy to set up”. Seawalker 2010 said on Amazon “Easy to set up straight out of the box” in their review of this TV. Cupcake scored the product 8 stars and mentioned in their LG 43LF540 review “It was easy to set up”.

Two people who bought this TV mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. T. Morris said in their LG 43LF540 review on Amazon “The menu screen and built-in software is neither the best nor worst that I have seen”. Ryanemm wrote “Menus are easy to navigate after you have had a bit of a fiddle with them” and gave it a score of 7 stars.

Two LG 43LF540 reviewers thought the LG 43LF540 was easy to use. One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV performed as expected. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Excellent quality, does what it says on the tin”.

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Nice Design

Five LG 43LF540 owners thought the LG 43LF540 was good looking. In April last year Natalie mentioned on Amazon “Gives it a beautiful finish”. Ryanemm said in their review of this TV “The £300-£350 price range is a pretty tricky market for TV manufacturers”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It looks really posh with the slim silver surround”.

One LG 43LF540 owner who bought the LG 43LF540 wrote that it was well designed.

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Robust

Five LG 43LF540 owners agreed that this TV was well made. Ryanemm mentioned in their LG 43LF540 review “Picture is crisp and clear, colours pop and the built in speakers are more than adequate on their own - although I will be buying a soundbar in future” and rated it 7 stars. Ryanemm also said “The remote is also fairly well made.” in their review. Ryanemm also mentioned “Some very minor issues aside, this is a well made 43" TV, with an excellent energy rating” in their review.

One LG 43LF540 reviewer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Natalie gave this TV a score of 7 stars and she mentioned on Amazon “I enjoy LG products and have always found them to be reliable”. One person who reviewed it said that it was easy to damage or scratch. In April last year Mr. P wrote “First one was damaged badly”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Five customers who purchased it thought it was thin. Owen Towner wrote on Amazon “Very slim and easy to set up with my sound bar”. Ryanemm wrote in their LG 43LF540 review “The bexel around the screen is negligible for the most part, with only a slim and stylish silver sliver of plastic around the outside”. Breye71 mentioned “Great picture, great sound slim and attractive”.


Features

Good Stand

Two customers who bought this TV concluded that it had a good stand. Natalie scored it 7 stars and she said “The tv itself looks stunning, from the stand at the bottom, to the silver edging around the screen which blends in well”.

Good for Wall Mounting

One LG 43LF540 owner who purchased the LG 43LF540 considered that it was good for wall mounting.

Good Technical Features

One LG 43LF540 reviewer who reviewed it said that it had good features.

Good Remote Control

Two LG 43LF540 reviewers agreed that it had a good remote control.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One LG 43LF540 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good in terms of power usage.


Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Ryanemm said on Amazon “The autofind feature picked up all of the Freeview channels quite quickly once the aerial was plugged in” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 6 stars.

Poor Connectivity

Two LG 43LF540 owners who reviewed the LG 43LF540 thought it was not good in terms of connectivity. In April last year Mr. T. Morris wrote “Lack of connectivity means you can't do anything about the bad audio” in their review of this TV. Two years ago James M. Lewis wrote “The connectivity provided is really poor” in his LG 43LF540 review.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 43LF540 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV do support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The 43LF540 does not have an internet TV function. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV do have an internet TV function.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 43LF540 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Twenty-two customers mentioned that this TV had good sound quality. Natalie said on Amazon “I have an LG tv myself and have not found the sound to be as tinny on that” and gave the LG 43LF540 a rating of 6 stars. Natalie also mentioned “The only downside we have found is the sound, as it is slightly tinny” in her review. Mr. T. Morris wrote in their LG 43LF540 review last year “An acceptable television is not fit for purpose due to the lack of an audio output that probably wouldn't cost the manufacturer more than 50p to put in”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person said in their reviews that the LG 43LF540 was noisy. Natalie said on Amazon “When the sound is up louder when playing games for example”.

Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV is 5W and the highest is 1,000W. The 43LF540 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 10 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.

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Support

Poor Support

One LG 43LF540 reviewer reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. In April last year Mr. T. Morris said in their LG 43LF540 review “The manual is poorly organised, disjointed”.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 43LF540 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television do support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE40J6300; or the Panasonic TX-40DS500 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 43LF540 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV which have an ethernet port.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this medium display diagonal television was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 43lf540v0, lg electronics 43lf540v, refurbished 43lf540v, certified 43lf540v, cello 43lf540vtv, lg 43lf540va, lg lf540v, 43lf540t
Barcodes 00013088325941, 02724304539445, 05054138008495, 08806087138214, 08806087138252, 08806087138283, 08806087138306, 08806087138337

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