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LG 42LB580V

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LG 42LB580V

£309.00
LG 42LB580
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A staggeringly highly rated and very economical to run 42" Full HD TV, with good features and a fair price
42" Full HD No 55.5mm Mar 2015 A+
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LG 42LB580 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 42LB580 number 82 in 40 inch TVs and number 385 across all TVs.
96
Reviews
18 Reviews
72
Value for Money
Good
73
Features
Good Features
74
Age
2 Years Old
85
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 96%, based on 18 reviews. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £69 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The 42LB580 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Miracast
LG smart TV
Magic remote ready
Built-in wi-fi
2.0 ch speaker system
Freeview HD
Incredible clarity, vibrant colours
One cable, one standard HDMI
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 81 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 164 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 172 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

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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 Summary

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this television is brilliant based on 18 user reviews. Over 81% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 27,825 expert and user reviews (including 11,120 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 79% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £309.00 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LB580 is £69, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in March 2015.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 42LB580 of 42" is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the LG 42LB580 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 42LB580 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 42LB580 of 55.5mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 59% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB580 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 42LB580 of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 14% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 42LB580 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of televisions which do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42LB580 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Features Local Dimming

The 42LB580 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 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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RoHS Compliant

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

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Supports 24p

The LG 42LB580 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 42LB580 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Does Not Have a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 42LB580 does not have a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of televisions also do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LB580 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LB580 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of televisions also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LB580 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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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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