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AWESOME T.V.!!!!!!!!! Great picture & features. LOVE IT!
Pros: LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT!!!!
Cons: NONE that we're aware of at this time.
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Item #: 68960L7400
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With its almost frameless look, LG's 60LA7400 is one of the most striking TVs we've seen this year. And its picture quality is just as exceptional. This model uses direct-lit LED backlighting with local dimming, which responds instantly as scenes get brighter or darker. The result is consistently high picture contrast with deep black levels. The other key feature is TruMotion 240Hz refresh rate, which keeps video motion looking smooth and clear, even with fast-action sports.
LG offers some of the web-savviest TVs available. The 60LA7400's built-in web apps give you instant access to a nearly limitless selection of entertainment — streamed video from services like Netflix®, Vudu®, and Hulu Plus™, music from Pandora® and Rhapsody®, social networking, and lots more. A dual-core processor really speeds up web browsing and app multitasking. LG's user-friendly TV/web interface makes navigation a piece of cake.
The 60LA7400 comes with LG's redesigned motion-sensing Magic Remote. We liked last year's version, and this new one is even better. The gesture control capability makes it easy to search and select web entertainment just by pointing and clicking. It's very similar to using a wireless videogame controller or an air mouse. Other nice touches include a scroll wheel and a built-in microphone for voice commands. The Magic Remote really shines with this set's Smart TV features. When you're used to navigating your computer screen with a mouse or trackpad, an old-school button-based TV remote feels kind of clunky in comparison.
Enjoy the immersive 3D experience of the movie theater at home with LG's Cinema 3D technology. The 3D effects are impressive, and with 2D-to-3D conversion and 3D depth control, you get to choose how strong the 3D effect is. LG's passive 3D glasses are comfortable and lightweight, and 4 pairs are included with the 47LA7400 so your family and friends won't miss out on the fun. And don't forget that LG's 3D TVs are wonderful for 2D video, as well. LG Cinema 3D is perfect for enjoying theater-like 3D movies and video games with the family. And because this TV is Full HD in both 2D and 3D, you get an extraordinary picture no matter what you are watching.
LG's latest screen technology also means that you can now enjoy two-player gaming on the same TV without the need for a split screen. Two players can compete independently and see the action on a full screen. Note: Two-player gaming mode requires LG's special AG-F310DP glasses which are sold separately.
AWESOME T.V.!!!!!!!!! Great picture & features. LOVE IT!
Average Customer Review(s):
AWESOME T.V.!!!!!!!!! Great picture & features. LOVE IT!
Pros: LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT!!!!
Cons: NONE that we're aware of at this time.
This is an excellent TV. It has a great picture and lots of extra features. The Blu-Ray and 3D is awesome and really brings you into the picture. I purchased this set on scratch and dent, and, as always, I was more than pleased that someone else sent it back for a tiny scratch and I got a great discount! I do agree with other reviews that I have read about the magic remote. While it has its advantages, a regular remote would outweigh those by far.
Pros: Great Picture, Lots of Apps and extras, Excellent Blu-Ray and 3D
Cons: Magic Remote just ok
We are absolutely loving this TV. The 3D is fun and Dual Play is really cool with Black Ops 2! I was concerned at first that the picture modes would be a difficult task to get around, but the switching is already second nature. I really didn't think I wanted a 240 HZ tv but it's great. When we watch the Pixar or other animations the "soap opera" clarity is welcome and when I want a grainy film I can easily switch it off! I think this one is a best of both worlds screen for us. Shawn made understanding everything easy and helped address my concerns.
Pros: Passive 3D is inexpensive and works as well as any other TV I've seen so far!
Cons: None yet.
Great TV . . . .The 3D is awesome our grand kids love it.
Pros: 3D glasses just like Imax. Very reasonable to buy more. Smart TV features
It's an awesome TV. Easy to use, smart functions user friendly
Pros: Picture quality is fantastic
|Screen Resolution (pixels)||1920 x 1080|
|Screen Refresh Rate||240Hz|
|Backlighting Type||LED (Direct-lit w/ local dim)|
|Internet Movie Streaming||Netflix,Hulu,Vudu,CinemaNow,Yo|
|Bluetooth Audio Streaming||No|
|Picture In Picture||No|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Type of Warranty Service||In-home|
|Total Video Inputs||4|
|Component Video Inputs||1|
|Composite Video Inputs||0|
|Optical Digital Audio Output||
|Coaxial Digital Audio Output||None|
|Analog Audio Output||None|
|Estimated Yearly Electricity Use (EnergyGuide)||108 kWh|
|Estimated Yearly Energy Cost (EnergyGuide)||$12|
|Dimensions & Mounting Information|
|Height with Stand (inches)||33-1/2|
|Height without Stand (inches)||31-3/8|
|Depth with Stand (inches)||12-1/2|
|Depth without Stand (inches)||3-3/8|
|Stand Width (inches)||28-1/2|
|Weight with Stand||60.8 lbs|
|Weight without Stand||54.6 lbs|
|Wall Bracket Included||No|
|Pedestal Stand||Assembly required|
Direct-Lit LED Technology: Direct-Lit LED backlight technology bridges the gap between lower-cost CCFL (fluorescent) LCD TVs and newer edge-lit LED-LCD TVs. LG's Direct-Lit LED-LCD televisions feature LEDs positioned all the way across the LCD panel's back plane (instead of along the side). Unlike "Full-Array" backlight LED-LCD televisions that also feature LEDs positioned along the LCD panel's back plane, the Direct-Lit LED technology uses fewer LEDs. Since there are fewer LEDs, the LCD panel's back plane must be moved farther away from the screen to provide adequate light coverage across the LCD panel, making the TV much deeper than an edge-lit LED-LCD television. Direct-Lit LED backlight technology offers a better picture and is more energy efficient than previous CCFL (fluorescent) LCD televisions, though it requires a much larger cabinet design than newer edge-lit LED-LCD TVs.
Local Dimming: LG provides even greater control of brightness through local dimming to deliver better contrast, amazing clarity, and color detail. Local dimming analyzes the signal of the input video by areas of the screen, and then adjusts the backlight to improve the contrast ratio.
TruMotion 240Hz: TruMotion 240Hz provides clear, smoother images, even during fast action scenes crating a more crisper picture. TruMotion 240Hz technology lets you see sports, video games, and high-speed action with virtually no motion blur; letting the LED-LCD TV keep up with your fast- moving entertainment. You can choose between 4 modes - Smooth, Clear, Clear Plus, or User. The User mode lets you manually adjust the judder and blur.
Triple XD Engine w/ 1080P Resolution: The LED-LCD TV utilizes LG's exclusive Triple XD Engine video processing system for crisp images and rich, vibrant colors. The LG LED-LCD TV has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 (1080p).
Video Inputs: The LG LED-LCD HDTV features HDMI, Component, and Composite video inputs. All of the television's video inputs are displayed at 1080p.
MHL Compatible: The HDMI 3 input is MHL compatible and designed for the connection of select mobile phones and other portable electronic devices. Simply plug your MHL compatible smartphone into the TV's HDMI 3 port using the HDMI cable that is included with your mobile phone. MHL allows you to display full 1080p video and still images on the LG TV from your mobile smartphone. The TV's IR remote can be used to control basic playback functions (such as Play/Pause, Stop Fast Forward/Rewind, and Menu navigation). Your MHL compliant device will also charge while connected to the TV's HDMI 3 port. To find MHL-certified devices, go to www.mhlconsortium.org.
LG Cinema 3D: LG Cinema 3D offers amazing 3D depth with a brighter picture and better motion quality, plus flicker-free glasses, just like the movie theater. You get the same technology that powers the 3D films in the movie theater, right in your own home. LG Cinema 3D gives you wider viewing angles, meaning you get the same immersive 3D experience wherever you sit. The LED-LCD flat-panel TV's 3D picture begins with LG's proprietary Film-type Patterned Retarder (FPR) panel, which optimizes the separation of images for the left and right eyes. This polarized film is applied directly to the TV's screen enabling delivery of optimized images for both eyes. The images are then filtered through specially designed glasses to give you truly crisp, blur-free, flicker-free 3D images that leap of the screen. As a result, the 3D image looks 1080p and is clearer, brighter, flicker-free, and more comfortable to watch.
Note: This LG TV can display in 3D via 3D broadcasting or when the TV is connected to a 3D compatible device; such as a 3D-ready Blu-ray player with 3D content. The TV must be connected to your 3D source via HDMI (v.1.4) and you must wear the included passive 3D glasses in order to see these images in 3D (three-dimensional) format.
HDTV Tuner: The TV has built-in over-the-air HDTV (ATSC) and Digital Cable (QAM) tuners, so you don't need a separate set-top box to receive and decode over-the-air HDTV/SDTV or unencrypted Digital Cable signals.
Picture Size (Aspect Ratio): You can select a different aspect ratio depending on input source (analog broadcasting, digital broadcasting, video input).
Picture Wizard II (Picture Control): This feature lets you adjust the picture quality of the original image. The LG TV's Picture Wizard II (Easy Picture Calibration) offers self-calibration with on-screen reference points for key picture quality elements such as black level, color, tint, sharpness and backlight levels. This feature takes the guesswork out of picture adjustments.
Picture Modes: The LG LED-LCD TV provides preset, user, and expert adjustment of the television's picture settings.
Advanced Picture Control: Advanced Picture Control allows you to adjust some of the advanced video features of the LG LED-LCD TV.
Picture Options: Additional picture options are available to enhance your viewing experience.
2.1Ch Speaker System: The LG LED-LCD TV features two down-firing full-range speakers and a rear-firing midbass woofer for fuller sound from a thin flat-panel television.
Sound Optimizer: This function optimizes the sound based on the environment in which the TV is installed (Normal, Wall-Mount, Stand).
Preset + 5-Band EQ: Sound Mode lets you enjoy the best sound without any special adjustment using factory presets. Standard, Music, Cinema, Sport, and Game are preset for optimum sound quality. You can also adjust the TV's sound manually by using the 5-band EQ (100Hz, 300Hz, 1khz, 3khz, 10kHz).
Audio Enhancements: The LG LED-LCD TV offers various audio adjustments to enhance your overall experience.
AV Sync: If the video and sound of the television are not synced, you can adjust the delay of the audio output to match the video.
Audio Outputs: The LG LED-LCD TV offers an optical digital output and 3.5mm headphone jack.
ARC (Audio Return Channel): The Audio Return Channel in HDMI 1.4 enables the TV, via a single HDMI cable, to send audio data "upstream" to your A/V receiver; increasing user flexibility and eliminating the need for any separate S/PDIF audio connection. This feature allows audio to be sent from the television to your A/V receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio/video to the television. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to the TV. ARC allows audio from the TV tuner, Network connection, inserted USB device, HDMI inputs, or any analog connected device to be heard through your ARC compatible AV receiver via the television's HDMI ARC input. The audio from the TV's tuner, network connection, and USB port can pass as Dolby Digital or 2ch PCM. HDMI and analog connected devices will be output as 2ch PCM only.
Note: Both the television and the receiver must support ARC for this function to work properly. When connecting an A/V receiver that is compatible with Audio Return Channel (ARC), connect it to the TV's HDMI 1 input. If connecting a system that is incompatible Audio Return Channel (ARC), an additional audio connection via Digital Audio Out (Optical) is necessary.
Dual Core Processor: LG's dual core processor technology delivers the speed you need for faster web browsing, instant access to internet content, and quicker application processing. The dual core processor also supports multi-tasking, so you can watch your favorite shows and check social networks at the same time.
Wired or Wireless Network Connection: This TV can be connected to your home network via its Ethernet (LAN) port or built-in WiFi. If both options are available in your network, the wired Ethernet connection is recommended. Either network connection offers access to your PC movie/photo/music files, LG Apps, and the Internet.
Note: A 10 Base-T or 100 Base-TX LAN port is required for connection to this TV. Use a standard LAN cable with this TV (Cat5 or better with a RJ45 connector). The included wireless network adapter operates at 2.4 GHz radio frequencies, which are also used by other household devices.
LG Smart TV Apps: LG Smart TV Apps allows you to access a variety of online services and content directly on the LG LED-LCD TV through its network connection. LG Smart TV Apps is an easy way to access limitless content, thousands of movies, customizable apps, videos, and browse the web; all organized in a simple to use interface (known as Smart TV). LG Smart TV Apps offers pay and free-of-charge instant streaming of movies, weather, videos, and photo album services. Once you have connected the LG TV to your home network and the internet, you can enjoy entertainment content, up-to-the minute news, weather updates, photo management, and more by simply using the TV's remote control and on-screen menu; all without a separate PC.
Note: Visit LG Smart TV for the latest compatible apps. Internet connection & subscriptions required. A minimum connection speed of 1.5 Mbps is required. For the best playback condition, a connection speed of 4.0 Mbps is required.
Skype Ready: The LG Skype app lets you make video calls from the comfort of your living room. Using the TV's remote control, you can create free Skype accounts, log into existing accounts, and navigate via a simple Skype interface made for the big screen. You can make free Skype-to-Skype voice and video calls to friends and family, wherever they are in the world from the LG TV (separate LG TV Skype camera required, sold separately). You cannot use input device, such as a keyboard while using Skype.
Web Browser: The LG Smart TV features a built-in web browser that lets you search the Internet for a particular website by URL or your Favorites list. The web browser supports up to Flash 11, but does not support platform-dependent technology like ActiveX. The web browser only replays the following media file formats - JPEG/PNG/GIF. Not all websites will be available for download, because of size and content.
SmartShare: Whether you create a network with your compatible devices, access content stored in your LG Cloud, or use an NFC tag to connect; the LG TV makes it easy with SmartShare Technology for you to share content with friends and family.
Software Update: You can update the TV with the latest software to enhance the product operation and/or add new features via the TV's network connection. The tested TV contained software version 03.07.29 with an immediate upgrade for software version 03.20.25 (as of 4/30/2013). Visit LG's Support Site for the latest firmware/software updates.
Triple USB Ports: The television features three USB type-A ports for playback of video (DivX/WMV/MOV/MKV/MPEG), still image (JPEG), and music (MP3) files stored on a connected USB memory device. The television can support USB external hard disc drives (up to 2TB) and USB mass storage class devices (up to 32GB). The USB storage devices must be formatted as FAT 32 or NTFS file system. In addition, the TV will charge USB devices that can be charged via USB (max. 5V/0.5A). The LG television lets you watch a slideshow of your photos (JPEG) while listening to background music (MP3) from an inserted USB device.
LG Smart TV: LG Smart TV is a unique, interactive, simple-to-use on-screen user-interface that allows you to watch TV while you search for premium online content, explore LG Apps, adjust picture settings, switch external inputs, and select between connected network devices; all from one menu screen on the LG LED-LCD TV. A few unique features of the Smart TV on-screen menu include:
AV Modes: AV Mode is three preset picture and audio settings. It allows the viewer to quickly switch between common audio/video settings. It includes Cinema, Game, Off (standard) Modes. With AV Mode, you can easily select from one of these three picture modes to enjoy an optimized picture and sound experience.
Input & Channel Lists: The LG TV lets you store your Favorite broadcast TV channels, as well as label your input sources.
Analog and Digital Caption Modes: Analog and Digital Captions are provided to help the hearing impaired watch TV. Select a caption mode for displaying captioning information if provided on a program. Analog caption displays information at any position on the screen and is usually the program's dialog. Caption/Text, if provided by the broadcaster, would be available for both digital and analog channels on the Antenna/Cable. This TV is programmed to memorize the caption/text mode which was last set when you turned the power off.
Parental Control: Parental Control can be used to block specific channels, ratings, and other viewing sources (external input block). The Parental Control Function is used to block program viewing based on the ratings sent by the broadcasting station. The default setting is to allow all programs to be viewed. Viewing can be blocked by choosing the type of the program and the categories. It is also possible block a specific channel. The Parental Control function is protected by a 4-digit user password.
ENERGY STAR Certified w/ Energy Saving Feature: Earning the ENERGY STAR means a product meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. For TVs, it means they save energy both in Standby and On modes. ENERGY STAR qualified TVs use about 30% less energy than standard units. The Energy Saving feature helps to save electric power by adjusting the screen brightness.
Timers: The LED-LCD TV employs On, Off, and Sleep Timer functions.
Built-in Customer Support: The LG LED-LCD Smart TV offers built-in customer support to help your learn functions and diagnose problems.
Motion Sensing Remote w/ Microphone: LG's Magic Remote acts as a remote controller, mouse pointer, and voice commander. This included RF remote control uses a 2.4GHz frequency range (2.4-2.4835 GHz; 32-channels) to control the TV up to a distance of 32.8'.
Note: Through the TV's setup menu, you can program the Magic Remote to operate your cable/satellite receiver, Blu-ray/DVD player, or Home Theater/Soundbar system.
SIMPLINK: SIMPLINK allows you to control and play other LG AV devices connected with HDMI cable without additional cables and settings, from the television's remote control. SIMPLINK provides the following remote functions:
Note: To operate SIMPLINK, an HDMI cable over Version 1.3 with CEC function should be used. This TV may work with devices with HDMI-CEC support, but only devices with the "SIMPLINK" logo are fully supported.
LG TV Remote App: You can download the LG TV Remote app (from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store) onto your Android (2.2+) smartphone/tablet or Apple iOS (5.0+) device in order to control the television from your mobile device. In addition to controlling the functions of the TV, the LG TV Remote app lets you stream your favorite broadcast programs from the TV to your Android or Apple iOS device. You can also access the TV's online applications, SmartShare content, and Social Center apps. In addition, you can use your smartphone or tablet to enter text (making web browsing easier). You can even use your smartphone/tablet as game controller for select gaming apps on the TV. The LG TV and your Android or Apple iOS device must be connected to the same network.
Keyboard Compatible: The LG LED-LCD TV supports the use of a keyboard & mouse through its USB ports. You can enter text with the keyboard when using the Search function and the built-in Web Browser.
Pedestal Stand: The TV is shipped with a pedestal stand unattached; assembly is required using the supplied hardware. The table-top stand does not swivel. The television weighs 60.8 lbs with the stand.
Wall Mounting: The TV has four threaded inserts on the back for use with an optional wall-mount bracket. The spacing of the mounting holes is 400mm (h) x 400mm (v). The threaded inserts require 6mm machine screws (not supplied). The television weighs 54.6 lbs without the stand.
Note: When mounting the TV on the stand or a wall (with optional bracket) leave 4" of clearance on each side of the television and 4" above/below the television for adequate ventilation.
Detachable AC Power Cord: The television comes with a detachable 5' AC power cord. The power cord is fitted with a right-angle AC plug that sits 0.8125" from the wall.
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