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LG 42LB580V

£309.00
42" Full HD Flat Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £85.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
11 Reviews
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Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this medium display diagonal television as excellent on average. 9 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 8,960 expert and user reviews (including 911 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.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Four customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Demaris mentioned “I bought this because the price was excellent and the chrome finish matches my wallpaper”. Christopher Day wrote on Amazon “As it turns out i got a real bargain £356! This TV has plenty of features”. Christopher Day also said “Looked for a reasonably priced LG 42inch smart TV” in his review.

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Design

Easy to Use

Two customers who purchased this TV thought it was easy to setup. David he said in his review of the LG 42LB580 on Amazon “Good picture easy to set up I have a sound bar which it gives a big lift so all in all very pleased”. Two customers considered that the product was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

Two people said that it was good quality. Anouk mentioned “Great quality and easy to use/setup”. Christopher Day wrote in his LG 42LB580 review on Amazon “Sound quality is great, picture brilliant” and rated the product 7 stars.

Robust

One customer concluded that the product was well made. Kindle Customer gave it a score of 8 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV two years ago “Packaging was a bit battered and no fragile stickers on”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LB580 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One customer said in their reviews that it had good features.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

One owner wrote in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality.

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of a similar age and type to this TV is 4W and the highest is 80W. At 20 Watts, the 42LB580 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the 42LB580 is not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99); or the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299.00), or the Sharp LC-42LE761.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB580 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99) which has better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-50AS520 (£299.99), or the LG 42LB630 (£416.19) which is cheaper.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42LB580 has an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has a Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

The LG 42LB580 has a digital Video Recorder (DVR), as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Features Timeshift

The 42LB580 features timeshift, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 42LB580 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support smart TV features.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Used As a Remote

The LG 42LB580 supports smartphones used as a remote, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Does Not Feature 3D Glasses Included

The 42LB580 does not feature 3D glasses included, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

This LG television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LB580 is £86, which is typical compared to the other 616 medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

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

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