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LG 42LA7408

42" Passive Mar 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
A+
£85.76 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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LG Smart TV 42LA7408 - Unboxing / Review
LG 42LA7408 Full HD 3D Smart TV review en unboxing

7 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs built by LG have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

The LG 42LA7408 supports smart TV, unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which do not support smart TV.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might also want to consider include the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 42LA7408 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do not have a wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42LA7408 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the 42LA7408 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many televisions that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The LG 42LA7408 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LA7408. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Thin

The depths of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. With a depth of only 34.5 millimeters, the 42LA7408 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LA7408.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 34.5mm thick TVs currently available including the LG 47LA691[plb_1496437_price] which has better reviews.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LA7408 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 42LA7408 is more than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Has One Smart Modes

The LG 42LA7408 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this type and age. The most frequently found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this TV. The smart modess Energy saving are also found on this LG television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LA7408 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LA7408

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 42LA7408 will cost £86 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of a comparable type and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size 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 Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Supported 3D Technologies
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
Electricity cost when on standby £2.44
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kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £85.76
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 42LA7408uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.43T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.43 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42la7408, lg electronics 42la7408
Barcodes 08806084265203

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