LG 42LB5610
LG 42LB5610
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LG 42LB5610

An economical to run 42" Full HD television, but with poor features and a price that represents poor value for money
42" Full HD No No Dec 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 42LB5610 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 42LB5610 number 182 in 40 inch TVs and number 996 across all TVs.
Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£86 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £86 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this LG TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 772 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for watching films, ranking number 741 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for playing games, ranking number 475 in TVs for gaming.

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LG 42LB5610 In-Depth Analysis


LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 16,194 owner and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £332.79 it is cheaper than 78% of TVs.


Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 42LB5610 of 42" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 40% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the 42LB5610 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 42LB5610 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 42LB5610's thickness of 56mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 43% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LB5610 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LB5610 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of televisions do have an ethernet port.

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Supports 24p

The 42LB5610 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz. The LG 42LB5610's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 15% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The 42LB5610 is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 20Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the 42LB5610 of only 50Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 5% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 42LB5610's RMS rated power of 20W is in the highest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 42LB5610 in December 2014.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+. Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 42LB5610 will cost £86 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg f3y021bf2m, lg 42lb5610
Barcodes 05054230876916, 08806084628862, 08806084674678, 08806084674692

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