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LG 42LB580 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£86 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 71?
It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 18 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification 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 TVs.
The 42LB580 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 82 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for playing games on, ranking number 197 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 359 in TVs for sport.
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LG 42LB580 Video Reviews
How Big is the LG 42LB580?
The LG 42LB580 is 961mm wide and 567mm tall. It is 55.5mm thick and weighs 9.2kg.
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LG 42LB580 In-Depth Analysis
User Reviews Are Excellent
On average, based on 18 user reviews the average user rating of this LG TV is brilliant. Over 81% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.
LG Has Very Good TV Reviews
We checked 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Good Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £309.00 it is cheaper than 81% of TVs.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the 42LB580 of 42" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 39% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.
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.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 42LB580 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The 42LB580 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.
The 42LB580's thickness of 55.5mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 41% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
The LG 42LB580 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
The LG 42LB580 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.
The LG 42LB580 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most other televisions, the 42LB580 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
The 42LB580's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.
Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
The 42LB580 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).
Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
Like most other TVs, the 42LB580 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
The 42LB580 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The LG 42LB580 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The 42LB580 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
The LG 42LB580 is RoHS compliant. 96% of televisions are not RoHS compliant.
Features Local Dimming
The 42LB580 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The LG 42LB580 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
Released Over Two Years Ago
LG released the 42LB580 in March 2015.
Average Running Costs
This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on alright usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LB580 is £86, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||certified 42lb580n, samsung 42lb580v, lg 42lb580v|
|Barcodes||05054230929568, 05055760747165, 08806084574299, 08806084574305, 08806084574312, 08806084581440, 08806084639769|