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LG 42LB5700

42" Flat May 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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3 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and LG also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

Smart TV

The 42LB5700 is Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago which are not Smart TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 42LB5700 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LB5700. Most of the similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LB5700 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this LG TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago, the 42LB5700 does not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42LB5700 are not 3D compatible. The 42LB5700 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 42LB5700 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LB5700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of a similar age and spec to the 42LB5700 do not feature OLED technology. The 42LB5700 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Digital Tuner

This TV has a Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LB5700

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 42LB5700 is typical compared to the other 286 mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 42LB5700 will cost £86 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 42LB5700 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a comparable spec and age to 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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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 55.5 millimeters, the LG 42LB5700 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
TV Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Mobile High-Definition Link
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Voice Control
Motion Control
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
DLNA Certificate
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included

Expert Reviews

Telewizor niekoniecznie z najwy?szej serii do 2000 z?otych mo?e zaoferowa? dobr? jako?? obrazu . Jednym z takich modeli jest w?a?nie LG 42LB5700 . Ten co prawda nie wykorzystuje zaawansowanych... Read more…

Dobry obraz i dwik
Smart TV
Elegancki design
3 x HDMI i 3 x USB
Klasa A
WiFi w opcji Ready
Brak webOS

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £85.15
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lb5700
Barcodes 08806084690975, 08806084786241

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