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LG 42LB580V

£309.00
A top-rated 42" Full HD TV with average features and affordable price
42" Full HD No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 42LB580 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 42LB580 number 38 in 40 inch TVs and number 181 across all TVs.
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18 Reviews
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£86 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
70
Very Good

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:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports timeshift
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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How Big is the LG 42LB580?

The LG 42LB580 is 961mm wide and 567mm tall. It is 55.5mm thick and weighs 9.2kg.

LG 42LB580 front dimensions

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LG 42LB580 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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.

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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.


Features

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.

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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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LB580 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 42LB580 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

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.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB580 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LB580 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Supports 24p

The LG 42LB580 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Supports Miracast

The 42LB580 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 42LB580 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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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.

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RoHS Compliant

The LG 42LB580 is RoHS compliant. 96% of televisions are not RoHS compliant.

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Features Local Dimming

The 42LB580 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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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).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 42LB580 in March 2015.


Running Costs

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.

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Product Identifiers

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

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50% faster motion interpolation frequency
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100Hz faster motion interpolation frequency
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