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LG 42LM670
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LG 42LM670

techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended
42" 400Hz Mar 2012
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24 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

The writers at three expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this television. This TV received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Techradar.com/au/.

This mid-size TV received an "Editor's Choice" from CNET.co.uk who wrote that this TV was brilliant.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Seventeen experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com have rated this TV on average 80%.

Nice Design

Several LG 42LM670 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Four years ago Trustedreviews.com said in their review on expert website Trusted Reviews “Right sides with the gorgeously glistening metallic silver of its still-trim bottom edge”. Expert review site T3.com said also four years ago “LG’s affiliation with London Fashion Week has apparently paid off – the LG LM760ST is drop dead gorgeous” in their review of the LG 42LM670 and rated the LG 42LM670 80 out of 100. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “It's beautiful, its 3D performance is fantastic” in their review of the LG 42LM670 and scored the product 4 stars.

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was well designed. One LG 42LM670 owner thought it was luxurious. Whathifi.com said “The specification confirms it's a very up-market 3D Smart TV – it’s just that LG’s 2012 range is its most expansive so far, as” in their review.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Some LG 42LM670 reviewers who purchased the LG 42LM670 wrote that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Some LG 42LM670 owners mentioned that this TV was good quality. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “Multimedia features, produces great quality pictures and delivers a strong 3D performance” in their review. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of the LG 42LM670 four years ago “However, image quality lacks finesse” . Expert website Theregister.co.uk mentioned “The 47LM670T is a ravishingly well designed thin-screen with an average HD picture”.

Good Connectivity

Two LG 42LM670 reviewers who reviewed the LG 42LM670 reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Pcadvisor.co.uk said in their review of the LG 42LM670 on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk four years ago “It also has an excellent internet portal, top-notch file support”.

Good Brand

On average LG mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all TVs produced by LG.

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Good Size

One LG 42LM670 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was thin. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Trusted Reviews four years ago “Combine the astonishingly slim (1cm) frame around its top, left”.

Reasonably Priced

One LG 42LM670 owner concluded that the LG 42LM670 was cheap. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Bright, inexpensive 3D” in their review of this TV.

Nice Stand

One LG 42LM670 owner who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good stand. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of this TV “The minimized bezel and stylish stand make quite the statement”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this TV mentioned that it had a good interface. Techradar.com wrote in their review of this TV on Techradar “And with a glossy new user interface to match, beauty isn't just skin deep”.

Good Technical Features

One LG 42LM670 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it had good features. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote “It also has excellent Internet and multimedia features, produces great quality pictures” in their review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 42LM670 reviewer said that this TV had good picture quality.

3D Compatible

The LG 42LM670 is 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LM670 are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 42LM670 supports smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42LM670 do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 42LM670 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago do not have a WiFi connection.

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

At 400 hertz, the LG 42LM670 has a fairly fast refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LM670. Across all the comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 42LM670 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz.

TVs with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE46ES7000[plb_1316216_price] (800Hz and higher rated).

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 42LM670 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LM670. Most of the televisions that were released more than two years ago only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this TV has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Two RF Ports

Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42LM670 have between one and two RF ports, including the 42LM670 which has two RF ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 42LM670 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 42LM670 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on televisions of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 42LM670 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 400 hertz, the 42LM670 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 42LM670 is more than most televisions that were launched more than two years ago. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LM670. The smart modes "Cinema", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

The 42LM670 has a fairly thin thickness (only 33.4 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42LM670. Across all the televisions of this type and age the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LM670 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price].

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LM670 do not feature OLED technology. The 42LM670 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only 2D Comb Filter

The 42LM670 has a 2D comb filter which is better than the 3D comb filter found on most TVs of this age and spec.

A 2D comb filter is in fact the worst comb filter amongst all mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LM670.

The best comb filter across similar types of TV is 3D.

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Heavy

The 42LM670 is one of the heavier similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LM670 (12.6 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average weight of televisions of this type and age is 10kg, and the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LM670

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for a comparable time 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when LG released the 42LM670.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Screen Format Adjustment
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
App
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Game Mode
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

4 Awards

techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

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25 June 2012

With the 47LM670T, LG has produced arguably the prettiest 3D TV of the year. It also has an excellent internet portal, top-notch file support, and bright, inexpensive 3D. However, image quality...

11 June 2012

?Ultimately, the 47LM670T is a ravishingly well designed thin-screen with an average HD picture. This won?t stop LG shifting mountains of them. My advice is look further up the Cinema Screen...

1 June 2012

The LG 42LM670T is a testament to the company's rising success in TV land...

30 May 2012

It's not been a great start to the new season as far as LG has been concerned and both the high-end LM860 and flagship LM960 had too many teething problems to justify an AVForums award. As Steve... Read more…

24 May 2012

It's beautiful, its 3D performance is fantastic and it's packed full of top-end goodies...

11 May 2012

The 42-inch LG 42LM670T looks stunning, thanks to its frameless design. It also has excellent Internet and multimedia features, produces great quality pictures and delivers a strong 3D...

CNET.co.uk

23 April 2012

LG has arguably been the ?most improved' TV brand for the past couple of years. So it's not actually a great surprise to find that, on the evidence of first the 55LM660T and now the 42LM670T, 2012...

Trusted Reviews

30 March 2012

The 47LM670T is (literally) a great looking flatscreen. With no apparent bezel when it's turned off, and only a token one when it's on, the screen is a poser of the highest order. And with a...

Techradar

30 March 2012

In terms of design, the fashion-forward 47LM670 is a clear winner. Indeed, this line could be the best looking range the brand has delivered yet. The minimized bezel and stylish stand make quite...

Techradar.com/au/

28 March 2012

Striking though it may be, this isn?t the pinnacle of its manufacturer?s 2012 model range.True, a look at the price tag and the specification confirms it's a very up-market 3D Smart TV ? it?s... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42lm670, 42lm670s, lg42lm670s, 42lm670sza, 42lm670saeu
Barcodes 08801031000678, 08801031000760, 08801031000838, 08801031000883

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