We checked 6,328 owner and expert reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.
Good 3D Picture Quality
One LG 42LA660 owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Digitalversus.com said in their review of the LG 42LA660 on expert website Digital Versus “The LA660V has good, natural colours and great 3D”.
Good Picture Quality
One LG 42LA660 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had good colour saturation.
Has a Built-In Camera
The 42LA660 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42LA660 which do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other televisions with a built-in camera to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, and the UE40F7000 all from Samsung is also worth considering.
Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which are not 3D compatible, the 42LA660 is 3D compatible.
The 42LA660 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago which do not support smart TV features.
Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the UN32EH5300, or the UE48H6470 both from Samsung or the LG 47LB670.
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Has a WiFi Connection
The 42LA660 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LA660 which do not have a WiFi connection.
At 400 hertz, the LG 42LA660 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. The refresh rates of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 400Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 47LA691, or the Samsung UE40F6510.
If this TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the UN46F6400 (480Hz and higher rated), or the UA40H6400 (480Hz and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-L42ET60 (£689.96) (600Hz and higher rated).
Three USB 2.0 Ports
The LG 42LA660 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the TVs of this spec and age. Most of the TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LA660 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports.
Two RF Ports
Most televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and two RF ports, including the LG 42LA660 which has two RF ports.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 24 Watts, the LG 42LA660's RMS rated power is one of the highest amongst TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 42LA660. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 42LA660 is 18W.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of a similar spec and age to the 42LA660 is 260Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. The LG 42LA660 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (400 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.
Supports Four Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the 42LA660 is more than most TVs that have been around for more than two years. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this LG TV.
Has Four Smart Modes
The LG 42LA660 has a greater number of smart modes than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. The smart modes "Cinema", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG television.
Televisions that are a similar age to the 42LA660 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm. With a thickness of only 35 millimeters, the LG 42LA660 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 35mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony KDL-46HX853, or the Samsung UE40F7000.
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Expert Reviews Are Poor
Based on two expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com this mid-size TV has an average expert rating of 60%. That puts this TV in the bottom 15% of all the mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years.
Not Good in Terms of Size
One LG 42LA660 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product was not heavy and bulky. Expert website Digitalversus.com said in their review of this TV “It can't escape the shortcomings of IPS technology, which are greyish-looking black and heavy ghosting in images with fast motion” and gave the LG 42LA660 a rating of 60 out of 100.
Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 42LA660 is more than most televisions of this age and type. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems PAL, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G and SECAM D/K are also supported by this LG TV.
Only Supports Three Image Formats
The number of image formats supported by the 42LA660 is more than most TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs that were released more than two years ago. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.
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Only Analog Tuner
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LA660, the 42LA660 does not feature OLED technology.
It is worth also looking at other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the LOEWE Art 32 (£699.00), or the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00).
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This TV has been on the market for over three years.
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
MCI (Motion Clarity Index)
1920 x 1080
1080i, 1080p, 720p
LG Cinema 3D
Screen Format Adjustment
4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Horizontal Viewing Angle
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL D, PAL DK, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K
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