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Overall Score

LG 42LB630

£416.19
A classic 42" Full HD TV with satisfactory features but a price that represents inferior value for money
42" Full HD No No May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 42LB630 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 42LB630 number 115 in 40 inch TVs and number 606 across all TVs.
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£78 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
59
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 81%, based on 30 reviews. Samsung 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 televisions 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £78 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced.
The 42LB630 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 playing games, ranking number 202 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 562 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 568 in TVs for films.
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LG 42LB630 Video Reviews


LG 42LB630 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 30 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 81 out of 100. 10 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 16,194 owner and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two owners who bought this TV wrote that it was good value for money.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £416.19 it is cheaper than 70% of TVs.


Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The 42LB630's display diagonal of 42" is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 38% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LB630 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 42LB630 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the LG 42LB630 of 54.5mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 38% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42LB630 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LB630 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Features Motion Control

The 42LB630 features motion control, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature motion control.

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RoHS Compliant

The 42LB630 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of televisions are not RoHS compliant.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The LG 42LB630's RMS rated power of 40W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Features Voice Control

The 42LB630 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports Miracast

The 42LB630 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 42LB630 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 42LB630 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 42LB630 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LB630 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 64% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the LG 42LB630 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 42LB630 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LB630 in May 2014.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and the 42LB630 is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 42LB630 will cost £78 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 08806084575654, 08806084575678, 08806084575692, 08806084575715, 08806084637581

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