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LG 42LX330

42" Direct-LED 1200:1 Sep 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
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7 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

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

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 42LX330 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LX330. The RMS rated power of TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LX330 range from 5W to 1,000W.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs of a comparable age and type to the 42LX330 is 180 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,000 cd/m². The 42LX330 has a quite bright display brightness (300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released one year ago.

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Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 42LX330 is more than most televisions that have been on the market for more than a year. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats DIVX are also supported by this television.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The 42LX330 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "HE-AAC" and "LPCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Thin

The LG 42LX330 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 55.88 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the televisions of this type and age the thicknesses range from 7mm to 100mm.

We compared all the other 55.88mm thick televisions to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 32LF5600 is also worth considering.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 47LY760 (£719.99) (56mm).

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 42LX330 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LX330 do support smart TV features.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Philips 48PFH5500 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year, the LG 42LX330 does not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 42LX330 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LX330 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LX330 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LX330 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LX330 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 42LX330 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UN50J6200 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The LG 42LX330 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The 42LX330 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the TVs of this type and age the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 160kWh. The 42LX330 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (76 kilowatt hours) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Only One RF Port

The 42LX330 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other TVs of this type and age have one RF port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LX330

OK Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 42LX330 has an average 5 year running cost of £66 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 344 TVs of this age and spec.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 Refresh Rate

The 42LX330 has a pretty typical refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 42LX330.

We compared all the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think the LG 32LF5600 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the LG 49LF631 (£459.00) (100Hz).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Welcome Message
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Auto Power Off
Performance
24p Playback
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
LED Backlight
RF Input
Other Features
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

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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Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42lx330, 42lx330h, lg 42lx330, lg 42lx330c
Barcodes 00719192196940, 08806087302127, 08806087437713

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