There was a time when the television was referred to as the ‘Idiot Box’. Since then, the television has evolved into a mature platform for serious communication as well as entertainment. The content is better and much more relevant now and newer innovations have made the television even more smarter. It can now deliver smarter content right into people’s homes. LG has always been at the forefront of the display technology and has made many innovations, especially in televisions. The LG 22LH454A-PT is a full HD LED TV with a bright and beautiful 22 inch display. The display is surrounded by a black frame which is mounted on a table-top stand.
This television has been designed and made in India. It has support for 10 regional languages and features 4 pre-installed games. The LG 22LH454A-PT is available at a price of Rs. 12,000/- in India. Let us take a closer look at this television through this review.
The LG 22LH454A-PT has a distinctive look. It has a stubby black matte frame surrounding the display. While it is not actually that thick, it appears quite substantial. It comes mounted on a table-top stand which sports a glossy finish. The base of this stand is quite sturdy and provides stability to the television. It is arc-shaped. The stand can be removed if the television requires to be mounted on a wall or a similar flat surface. The controls of the LG 22LH454A-PT are located on the bottom edge of the display for easy access.
There’s one USB port conveniently located on the side of the television to enable easy connectivity for a USB drive or an external hard disk. There are more ports located at the back of the television. They include; 1 Composite In (CVBS + Audio), 1 HDMI, 1 RGB In (D-sub 15pin) - PC and 1(RCA Analog Audio Out) Headphone out. The LG 22LH454A-PT has a very slim profile of just 53.1mm. It weighs 3.0kg with its stand and 2.9kg without it. All-in-all, the design review of the LG 22LH454A-PT finds it to be a generic looking television without any distinguishing features.
The LG 22LH454A-PT has a bright and colourful 22” display with an IPS LCD panel with true-to-life colours and wide viewing angles. Additionally, it offers Blur-free Clarity and a Stable Screen which is sturdy and resistant to damage. Though the bezels are chunky, they do not distract while watching television and just blend into the background.
The colours are well-saturated and the display is bright, with good contrast levels, which allow for those wide viewing angles. The full HD display does full justice to the LG 22LH454A-PT at its price-point and delivers great picture quality.
The LG 22LH454A-PT is equipped with ‘All Round Protection’, which along with a Robust IPS Panel, Lightening Protection, Summer Heat Protection, Humidity Protection and Dust Protection, secures the television from any breakdowns. It works without a stabilizer too. It features easy connectivity to a PC or a laptop through the D-Sub In port. The connected device’s screen can be easily shared onto the television through the VGA cable.
The Triple XD Display Engine enhances the excellence in colour, contrast and clarity for the best-in-class picture quality and performance. ‘Bollywood Mode’ tweaks the sound output by selecting the right equalizer for enhanced Indian content. By making the sound appear to be flowing from all directions, it delivers a virtual, yet realistic 3D sound experience. ‘Cricket Mode’ delivers a true-to-life, stadium-like thrilling viewing experience achieved enhanced picture quality and ultimate sound. The ‘USB Movie’ feature achieves direct playback from a USB drive or an external hard disk into the television. The LG 22LH454A-PT offers a Dolby Digital Decoder with a 2-channel speaker system which has a 10W output. It includes 5 sound modes and 3 sound-optimizer modes.
Inside the box:
· LG 22LH454A-PT Television
· Remote Control
· Mounting Stand
· Power Cable
· VGA Cable
· Quick-start Guide
ü Full HD Resolution.
ü Triple XD Engine.
ü USB Movie.
ü Divx HD.
ü Bollywood Mode.
ü Cricket Mode.
û Sound output could have been a bit louder.
The LG 22LH454A-PT has been a consistent performer all throughout this review. It delivers an immersive viewing experience. The utilities built into the television deliver a polished user experience. The full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels on a small 22” screen makes it quite a pixel-dense display. The LG 22LH454A-PT gives excellent to the buyer’s money.
· Performance: 4 Stars.
Value for Money: 4 Stars