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LG 42LB561

An economical to run but 3 year old 42" Full HD TV
42" Full HD No No Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 42LB561 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the LG 42LB561 as follows for Summary.
29
Features
Missing Some Features
44
Age
3 Years Old
71
Running Costs
£86 Over 5 Years
38
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Samsung TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £86 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This LG TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi
17
Watching Films
Mediocre
8
Watching Sport
Mediocre
16
Playing Games
Mediocre

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LG 42LB561 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

We checked 16,221 expert and user reviews (including 6,903 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The 42LB561's display diagonal of 42" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 40% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the 42LB561 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 42LB561 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LB561 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 42LB561 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LB561 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 42LB561 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, although keep in mind that 61% of televisions are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LB561 does not support smartphones being used as a remote, although it is worth noting that 88% of TVs also do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 42LB561 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of televisions also do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LB561 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB561 does not support Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 42LB561 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 42LB561 has an average 5 year running cost of £86 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,375 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

certified 42lb561v, lg 42lb561v

Barcodes:

05054230953624, 05054629710326, 05055760750677, 08806084643681, 08806084674746, 08806084674777, 08806084674807, 08806084674821, 08806084674852, 08806084674876

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