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LG 42LB630V

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

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, 42LB630 owners rated this TV 81%.

Good Sound Quality

A number of LG 42LB630 owners who bought this TV agreed that it had good sound quality. Colin mentioned two years ago “Sound is excellent”.

Reasonably Priced

Three customers who bought it thought it was good value for money. Actiongirl5 wrote in their review “Smart and smartly priced”. In October last year Amazon Customer said “Good value for money”. Josh mentioned in his LG 42LB630 review “This one ticks all the boxes for a fantastic price” .

Good Remote Control

A number of customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good remote control. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Download app instead of buying magic controller” in their review. Mr C Marsh said in his review of the LG 42LB630 last year “However please be aware there are issues with having a magic remote with this t.v, i have tried now 2 magic remotes” but despite that he only scored it 20 out of 100. Mr C Marsh also mentioned “Contacted LG customer services who said i need to purchase a bluetooth dongle for this model to make the remote work correctly”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the LG 42LB630 concluded that it had good picture quality. One LG 42LB630 reviewer who reviewed the LG 42LB630 thought it had clear images.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Colin rated it 5 stars and he said in his review of this TV two years ago “Gives a much more natural picture with a decent signal (DVD or Blu-Ray especially”.

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Easy to Use

One LG 42LB630 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was easy to use. In October last year Mr W J Parker wrote “The smart service is easy to use and the App Store has plenty of apps to down load” in his review.

One LG 42LB630 reviewer who bought the product considered that it was easy to setup. Jack mentioned in his review on Amazon “The TV is really quick thanks to webOS, simple to set up, sound is good” and rated the product as very good.

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LG Has Good Television Reviews

LG is one of the superior television brands according to average expert and user reviews, and LG also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

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Good Product Quality

Some LG 42LB630 reviewers who purchased the LG 42LB630 concluded that it was good quality. C S said on Amazon “Great quality and sound”. Mr W J Parker wrote on Amazon “I bought this product from Argos with a sound Bar I have to say the picture quality is brilliant and very clear” in his review.

Smart TV Features Are Good

Two people thought it had good apps. Mr C Marsh mentioned “The TV itself itself is fantastic, great screen, looks good, sound great, various options with apps etc” in his review of this TV.

Good Connectivity

One customer concluded that it was wifi compatible. Josh gave this TV a very good review and he said “Built in wifi is super fast” in his review.

Robust

One LG 42LB630 reviewer said in their reviews that it was well made.

Good Size

One LG 42LB630 reviewer who purchased the LG 42LB630 reckoned that it was thin. Mr W J Parker scored the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the LG 42LB630 “The T.V is very slim back and front”.

Nice Stand

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good stand. Mr W J Parker said “Front and suits very nice on you tv stand” in his review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100.

Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LB630 which do not support smart TV features, the 42LB630 supports smart TV features.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE32H6200[plb_2234257_price], or the JVC LT-40C755[plb_2955141_price] which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the Sharp LC-42LE761[plb_2368123_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LB630 which do not have a WiFi connection, the 42LB630 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the JVC LT-40C755[plb_2955141_price], or the Samsung UE32H4510[plb_2354787_price].

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Sharp LC-42LE761[plb_2368123_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 42LB630 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LB630 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 42LB630 that we have checked, the 42LB630's RMS rated power of 40 Watts is one of the highest. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that were released more than two years ago is 2W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on TVs of this age and spec.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 500 hertz, the 42LB630 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst TVs of this age. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LB630 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The LG 42LB630 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LB630 are also not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE32H6200[plb_2234257_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LB630, the 42LB630 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The 42LB630 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LB630

Average Running Costs

This mid-size TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 42LB630 is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of this age and type that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 42LB630 will cost £78 over 5 years to run.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and type. 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

At 54.5 millimeters, the LG 42LB630 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Other 54.5mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to look at include the LG 42LB650[plb_2229284_price] which has better reviews.

Alternative TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Philips 32PFS5709[plb_2219970_price] (55mm), or the Panasonic TX-L32BL6[plb_1992361_price] (55mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Performance
Voice Control
Motion Control
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Skype
Special Features

User Reviews

(15)
Reviewed 30 April 2015 by Filipe F.
(Verified Purchase)

Very good option!!

Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Jack
(Verified Purchase)

Love the TV no issues yet. The TV is really quick thanks to webOS, simple to set up, sound is good and clear, image is great. Overall great purchase and would recommended.

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by Kwabena Ampong
(Verified Purchase)

Really like the resolution of this product. . Was the exact product I ordered.. nice one...love it.

Reviewed 14 April 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Loving this TV. I have had no problems at all. Delivery was quicker than first thought and very courteous staff. Good value for money.

Reviewed 14 April 2015 by Mr D Cripps
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely picture.

Reviewed 6 April 2015 by Victor
(Verified Purchase)

Everything about this item was just perfect.

Reviewed 15 March 2015 by C S
(Verified Purchase)

Fabulous TV. Great quality and sound.

Reviewed 13 January 2015 by Mr Andrew Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Well I don't know how it works it came with a European power lead and not a UK one...
It's also a different model!!!

Reviewed 9 January 2015 by Mr W J Parker

I bought this product from Argos with a sound Bar I have to say the picture quality is brilliant and very clear . The smart service is easy to use and the App Store has plenty of apps to down... Read more…

Reviewed 7 January 2015 by MR C MARSH | 2 Comments

The TV itself itself is fantastic, great screen, looks good, sound great, various options with apps etc. However please be aware there are issues with having a magic remote with this t.v, i have... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £75.31
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42lb630, 42lb630v, lg 42lb630, lg 42lb630v, lg f3y021bf2, lg f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 08806084575654, 08806084575678, 08806084575692, 08806084575715, 08806084637581

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