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CostHelper > All Electronics > TVs > Insignia NS-40L240A13 40" Class LCD 1080p 60Hz HDTV

Insignia NS-40L240A13 40" Class LCD 1080p 60Hz HDTV Prices, Specifications and Reviews

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Update: The model was discontinued by late 2012.

The Insignia NS-40L240A13 is a no-frills 40" LCD television with 1080p resolution. Insignia is a brand only sold in Best Buy stores and outsells every other brand at the national electronics retailer. This model is a best-seller at the retailer.

Models: Insignia NS-32L240A13 (32" model), Insignia NS-39L240A13 (39" model), Insignia NS-46L240A13 (46" model), Insignia NS-50L240A13 (50" model)


(Prices as of 12/19/2012)
NS-40L240A13 Source

Additional Costs:

$5-$50HDMI cable
$50-$200Wall mount
$20-$130 per monthCable & HDTV service
$20-$145 per monthInternet access


DimensionsHeight: 24"-25.9"
Width: 38.5"
Depth: 4.25"-10"
Weight32-35.3 lbs.
Screen Size40"
Dynamic Contrast Ratio8,000:1
Internet ConnectivityNo
3-D CapableNo
Speakers8W x 2
Inputs3 HDMI, 1 component video
Energy Star QualifiedNo (does not meet EPA criteria for better-than-average efficiency)
Estimated Cost Per Year$28 per year, based on 5 hours daily use
(Average range for similar models: $15-$43)
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Other FeaturesV-Chip parental controls
Sleep timer
Warranty1 year, parts and labor

The manufacturer's detailed information on this product is available at

What People Are Saying:

While the Insignia L240A13 series in not rated by Consumer Reports, but is one of the best-sellers at Best Buy, the sole retailer of the model. Customers who purchased the product gave it positive reviews and 85% said they would recommend it to a friend. The model has 4.3 out of 5 stars on Best Buy and several customers noted the model is easy to set up and a good value.