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LG 42LB580V

42" Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

This TV has an outstanding average owner rating based on 18 owner reviews.

Reasonably Priced

Several people who bought it reckoned that it was good value for money. Three years ago Christopher Day he said on Amazon “Looked for a reasonably priced LG 42inch smart TV” in his review. Demaris said on Amazon “I bought this because the price was excellent and the chrome finish matches my wallpaper” in their review of the LG 42LB580.

Some people said in their reviews that this TV was a bargain for the price. Christopher Day gave the LG 42LB580 a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “As it turns out i got a real bargain” in his LG 42LB580 review.

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Easy to Use

Several LG 42LB580 reviewers who bought this TV mentioned that it was easy to use. A few LG 42LB580 owners who reviewed it said that it was easy to setup. David he mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “Good picture easy to set up I have a sound”.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

On average LG mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all televisions manufactured by LG.

Good Product Quality

Two LG 42LB580 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Anouk said on Amazon “Great quality and easy to use/setup”. Christopher Day mentioned “Sound quality is great, picture brilliant” in his review of this TV.

Robust

One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was well made. Two years ago Kindle Customer mentioned in their review of the LG 42LB580 on Amazon “Packaging was a bit battered and no fragile stickers on”.

Good Connectivity

One person said that this TV was wifi compatible. Two years ago Kindle Customer wrote on Amazon “Connected to wifi no problem, im still exploring its features” in their review.

Good Technical Features

One LG 42LB580 owner said in their reviews that the product had good features.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 42LB580 owner said that it had good sound quality.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 42LB580 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 42LB580 do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the LG 40LF630[plb_2823137_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Philips 32HFL5010[plb_2954275_price], or the LG 42LF580[plb_2822608_price].

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 42LB580 supports smart TV, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV and we think the LG 40LF630[plb_2823137_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the Philips 32HFL5010[plb_2954275_price], or the LG 42LF580[plb_2822608_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The LG 42LB580 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LB580. This LG TV is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity television compared to most of the TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LB580 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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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 frequently supported display resolution on TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 42LB580 is more than most TVs of this age and type. The most commonly supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this TV. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR, JPS and MPO are also supported by this television.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Supports One Video Formats Supported

The number of video formats supported by the LG 42LB580 is more than most televisions that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats supporteds DIVX are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 55.5 millimeters, the 42LB580 has one of the thinner depths amongst televisions of this age. The thinnest depth of mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago is 7mm and the thickest is 98mm.

TVs with a thicker depth that might also be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-32W705[plb_2143275_price] (59mm) which is also cheaper.

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4 Reasons Against

Price Has Recently Increased by £42.00

The 42LB580 has increased in price by £42.00 in the last 50 days.

Not 3D

The 42LB580 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-43W807[plb_2803096_price], or the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LB580 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LB580 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LB580 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 42LB580 also do not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LB580

Average Running Costs

This mid-size TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 42LB580 has an average running cost of £84 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 369 televisions of this type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable age and spec 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Control Type
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Local Dimming
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
Voltage Tolerance
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual

User Reviews

(11)
Reviewed 2 May 2015 by Laurence R.
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with it.

(Verified Purchase)

I bought this because the price was excellent and the chrome finish matches my wallpaper. The picture could not be better.

(Verified Purchase)

I bought this because the price was excellent and the chrome finish matches my wallpaper. The picture could not be better.

Reviewed 18 March 2015 by Lightninglynne
(Verified Purchase)

The tv arrived on within the estimated time . Packaging was a bit battered and no fragile stickers on . Luckily the inner packaging protected it . The tv was easiy to set up . Connected to wifi no... Read more…

Reviewed 18 March 2015 by Kindle Customer
(Verified Purchase)

The tv arrived on within the estimated time . Packaging was a bit battered and no fragile stickers on . Luckily the inner packaging protected it . The tv was easiy to set up . Connected to wifi no... Read more…

Reviewed 12 March 2015 by David
(Verified Purchase)

Good picture easy to set up I have a sound bar which it gives a big lift so all in all very pleased.

Reviewed 8 March 2015 by Mrs. P. I. R. Wilson
(Verified Purchase)

Bargain.

Reviewed 19 February 2015 by Anouk
(Verified Purchase)

Great quality and easy to use/setup.

Reviewed 29 December 2014 by Gary Dobie
(Verified Purchase)

Great tv.

Reviewed 24 December 2014 by Dave Biggs
(Verified Purchase)

Best tv i have ever had.

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Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lb580, lg 42lb580v, certified 42lb580, certified 42lb580n, lg electronics 42lb580, lg electronics 42lb580v
Barcodes 05054230929568, 05055760747165, 08806084574299, 08806084574305, 08806084574312, 08806084581440, 08806084639769

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