Several LG 42LE8500 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Macworld.com mentioned in their review “Slightly more than an inch thick, these full-array backlit LED TV pack a good collection of Internet services (includi” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com mentioned in their review “Has some nice features, such as internet connectivity and a 240Hz mode” . Expert website Pcworld.com_techhive.com mentioned “Delivers a slew of customization options, plus great Internet content--but image quality isn't great” and gave it a score of 70 out of 100.
One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said in their LG 42LE8500 review five years ago “WiFi HD ready (stream Full HD movies), sleek design, good build” . One LG 42LE8500 owner said in their reviews that the LG 42LE8500 was good in terms of connectivity. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com wrote “Abundant connectivity options”.