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LG 42LA740

42" Full HD Aug 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Wi-Fi Release Date £85.76 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good picture quality
Reasonably priced
Average expert reviews
19 Reviews

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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

This LG television has an excellent average owner rating based on 16 owner reviews. 15 reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Brand

Based on 8,960 expert and owner reviews (including 911 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, lemondenumerique.com and Les Numeriques.com this LG television has an overall expert rating of 67 out of 100.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Five customers who bought the product thought it was good value for money. Tony rated the product 7 stars and he said on Amazon.co.uk “Nice TV reasonable price”. Mrs C Allen scored this TV 8 stars and she said on Amazon.co.uk “Brilliant tv good price”. Two years ago Mr M C Gosbee gave the product a rating of 8 stars and he wrote on Amazon.co.uk “Great picture at a good price no regrets from me”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

One owner who bought it reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Digitalversus.com said on Digital Versus “We really like the LG LA740V's faithful colours and passive 3D.”. One owner who purchased it reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it considered that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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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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 medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 42LA740 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Design

Good Product Quality

One person who reviewed the LG 42LA740 considered that it was good quality. Anne gave the product a rating of 8 stars and she wrote on Amazon.co.uk “It looks great and the picture quality is superb”.

Nice Design

One owner who purchased the LG 42LA740 mentioned that it was well designed. Geoffry Parkinson said in their LG 42LA740 review on Amazon.co.uk two years ago “It is beautiful design and Crystal clear picture”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

One owner mentioned in their reviews that the LG 42LA740 had good sound quality. Lulu said on Amazon.co.uk “The sound is quite good as well” in her review of this TV and scored the product 7 stars.

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The LG 42LA740 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions of this age and type range from 4W to 80W. When compared to other TVs that are a similar age to this television that we have assessed, the RMS rated power of the 42LA740 of 34 Watts is one of the highest.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 42LA740 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the 42LW579, or the 49LF630 both from LG or the Panasonic TX-50CSW524.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42LA740 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Features

Supports Skype

supports Skype

The LG 42LA740 supports Skype. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support Skype.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 42LA740 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Performance

Features Parental Control

The 42LA740 features parental control. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also feature parental control.

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Supports 24p Support

The 42LA740 supports 24p support, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The 42LA740 features 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also feature 3D glasses included.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Used As a Remote

The 42LA740 supports smartphones used as a remote. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support smartphones used as a remote.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LA740 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV Features

The 42LA740 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years also support smart TV features.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 42LA740 is typical compared to the other 616 TVs of a similar age and spec that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 42LA740 will cost £86 over 5 years to run.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this LG TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 42la740s, lg 42la740v, lg 42la740s
Barcodes 08806084181480, 08806084181541, 08806084181558, 08806084181596

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