LG is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and LG also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.
Good 3D Picture Quality
One LG 42LA660 owner said in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.
Good Picture Quality
One LG 42LA660 owner who reviewed it thought it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned in their review “The LA660V has good, natural colours and great 3D”.
Has a Built-In Camera
Unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 42LA660 which do not have a built-in camera, the 42LA660 has a built-in camera.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think because of it's better review score, the UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, and the UE40F7000 all from Samsung is also worth considering.
Supports Smart TV
The LG 42LA660 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LA660 do not support smart TV.
Alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the UN32EH5300, or the UE48H6700 both from Samsung or the Philips 47PFH5609/88.
Has a Wi-Fi
Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years which do not have a wi-Fi, the 42LA660 has a wi-Fi.
TVs that came out more than two years ago have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz. At 400 hertz, the 42LA660 has a quite fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.
It may also be worth considering one of the other 400Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the UE40F6510, or the UE40ES6800 both from Samsung or the LG 47LA691 which has better reviews.
TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might also be worth looking at include the UA40H6400 (480Hz), or the UN46F6400 (480Hz) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-L42ET60 (600Hz) which is also higher rated.
Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
The 42LA660 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LA660. This television is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television compared to most of the TVs of this spec and age which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.
Two RF Ports Quantitys
The 42LA660 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LA660 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 24 Watts, the 42LA660 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LA660 have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
TVs of this spec and age have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. At 400 hertz, the 42LA660 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.
Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds
The number of audio formats supported by the 42LA660 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LA660. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.
Has Four Smart Modess
The LG 42LA660 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of this spec and age. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. The smart modess "Cinema", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG TV.
At only 35 millimeters, the 42LA660 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LA660. The thinnest depth of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LA660 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.
We compared all the other 35mm thick televisions to this TV and we think the Sony KDL-46HX853, and the Samsung UE40F7000 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
6 Reasons Against
Expert Reviews Are Poor
The average expert rating of this LG television is 60 out of 100 based on two expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus and Les Numeriques.com. TV experts aren't convinced by this TV.
Not Good in Terms of Size
One LG 42LA660 owner mentioned that this TV was not heavy and bulky. Digitalversus.com said “It can't escape the shortcomings of IPS technology, which are greyish-looking black and heavy ghosting in images with fast motion” and scored this TV 3 stars.
Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems
The LG 42LA660 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G and SECAM D/K are also supported by this LG TV.
Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds
The number of image formats supported by the LG 42LA660 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LA660. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.
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Only Analog Tuner Type
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on televisions that have been around for more than two years.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LA660, the LG 42LA660 does not feature OLED technology.
2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LA660
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This television has been on the market for over three years.
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
MCI (Motion Clarity Index)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
1080i, 1080p, 720p
Supported 3D Technologies
LG Cinema 3D
Screen Format Adjustments
4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL D, PAL DK, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K
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