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LG 55LA740

55" Full HD Jul 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Wi-Fi Release Date $107.86 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Great design
3D
6 Reviews

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, tech.uk.msn.com and tech.wp.pl the average expert rating of this large display diagonal TV is 70%.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 708 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Great Design

Two people said in their reviews that it was well designed. Techradar scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and said “Super stylish design”. They also mentioned “Great design” in their review.

Two people who purchased this TV thought it was good looking. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “The 55-inch 55LA740V is a pretty healthily specified set, complete with 3D, LG's latest Smart platform”.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2013 when this television was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55LA740 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Large display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz. The 55LA740 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (800 hertz) amongst large display diagonal TVs of this age.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55LA740 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55LA740 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55LA740 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 55LA740 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Features

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The LG 55LA740 supports Skype. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television also support Skype.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55LA740 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 55LA740 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The 55LA740 supports parental controls. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also support parental controls.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55LA740 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports 24p

The 55LA740 supports 24p, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Has a Game Mode

The LG 55LA740 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55LA740 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The 55LA740 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 55LA740 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55LA740 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55LA740 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55LA740 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 55LA740 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Three Loudspeakers

The 55LA740 is a three loudspeaker TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 34 Watts, the 55LA740 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. Across all the televisions of a similar age and type to this television the RMS rated powers range from 7W to 100W.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The 55LA740 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

At only 34.7 millimeters, the 55LA740 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television. The thinnest depth of TVs of a similar age and type to this television is 2.9mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 55mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00061, lg electronics 55la740s, roadcasescom 55la740v, 55la740saee, 55la740saeu
Barcodes 00648044631707, 08806084181114, 08806084181138, 08806084181145, 08806084181169, 08806084181190

LG 55LA740 Review Sources

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