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LG 42LB561V

£259.00
42" Full HD Flat Feb 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Release Date £85.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG TVs have good reviews
Full HD
Does not have a built-in camera
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Reviews

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 939 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LB561 is £86, which is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of a similar age and spec.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in February 2014.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LB561 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 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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Not 3D

The 42LB561 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99), or the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99).

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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 TVs of this type and age.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz. At only 100 hertz, the 42LB561 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

Other 42" TVs currently available that you might want to look at include because of its better review score, the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99).

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Hisense LTDN50D36 (£322.65) (50").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LB561 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV do support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99) which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LB561 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television which support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42LB561 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 42LB561 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 42LB561 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 42LB561 does not support smartphones being used as a remote, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 42LB561 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also support timeshift.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The 42LB561 does not support Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do support Smart TV.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 42LB561 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago which have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 42lb561v, lg 42lb561v
Barcodes 05054230953624, 05054629710326, 05055760750677, 08806084643681, 08806084674746, 08806084674777, 08806084674807, 08806084674821, 08806084674852, 08806084674876

LG 42LB561 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LB561 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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