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LG 42LB630

£416.19
42" Full HD Flat May 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £77.14 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are good
Good sound quality
Reasonably priced
15 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Three customers who bought it thought it was good value for money. Actiongirl5 wrote in their review “Smart and smartly priced”. In October last year Amazon Customer said “Good value for money”. Josh mentioned in his LG 42LB630 review “This one ticks all the boxes for a fantastic price” .


Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as 81 out of 100. 10 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

We checked 9,080 expert and owner reviews (including 939 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A+. The 42LB630 has an average 5 year running cost of £78 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 622 TVs of a similar age and type.


Features

Good Remote Control

A number of customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good remote control. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Download app instead of buying magic controller” in their review. Mr C Marsh said in his review of the LG 42LB630 last year “However please be aware there are issues with having a magic remote with this t.v, i have tried now 2 magic remotes” but despite that he only scored it 20 out of 100. Mr C Marsh also mentioned “Contacted LG customer services who said i need to purchase a bluetooth dongle for this model to make the remote work correctly”.

Good Stand

One person wrote in their reviews that the product had a good stand. Mr W J Parker said “Front and suits very nice on you tv stand” in his review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100.


Design

Easy to Use

One LG 42LB630 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was easy to use. In October last year Mr W J Parker wrote “The smart service is easy to use and the App Store has plenty of apps to down load” in his review.

One LG 42LB630 reviewer who bought the product considered that it was easy to setup. Jack mentioned in his review on Amazon “The TV is really quick thanks to webOS, simple to set up, sound is good” and rated the product as very good.

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Good Product Quality

Some LG 42LB630 reviewers who purchased the LG 42LB630 concluded that it was good quality. C S said on Amazon “Great quality and sound”. Mr W J Parker wrote on Amazon “I bought this product from Argos with a sound Bar I have to say the picture quality is brilliant and very clear” in his review.

Robust

One LG 42LB630 reviewer said in their reviews that it was well made.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the 42LB630 does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the Panasonic TX-47AS740 (£379.99); or the Samsung UE46F8000 (£399.99).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

A number of LG 42LB630 owners who bought this TV agreed that it had good sound quality. Colin mentioned two years ago “Sound is excellent”.

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the 42LB630 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this age and type is 4W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One LG 42LB630 reviewer who purchased the LG 42LB630 reckoned that it was thin. Mr W J Parker scored the product 80 out of 100 and he wrote in his review of the LG 42LB630 “The T.V is very slim back and front”.

Average Depth

At 54.5 millimeters, the 42LB630 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-47AS740 (£379.99) (53mm and cheaper).

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Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

Two people thought it had good apps. Mr C Marsh mentioned “The TV itself itself is fantastic, great screen, looks good, sound great, various options with apps etc” in his review of this TV.

Good Connectivity

One customer concluded that it was wifi compatible. Josh gave this TV a very good review and he said “Built in wifi is super fast” in his review.

Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LB630 supports timeshift. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The 42LB630 supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 42LB630 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the LG 42LB630 concluded that it had good picture quality. One LG 42LB630 reviewer who reviewed the LG 42LB630 thought it had clear images.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Colin rated it 5 stars and he said in his review of this TV two years ago “Gives a much more natural picture with a decent signal (DVD or Blu-Ray especially”.

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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 similar type and age 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV, the LG 42LB630 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the UE40H6200 (£422.79), the UE48H8000 (£429.99), or the UE46F8000 (£399.99) all from Samsung.

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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 are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 42LB630 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (500 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 320Hz.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

We compared this TV to all the other 42" TVs and we think cheaper televisions such as the LG 42LS345S is also worth considering.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-43W755 (£439.99) (43" and higher rated); or the KDL-43W756 (£389) (43" and cheaper), or the KDL-43W809 (£399) (43" and cheaper) both from Sony.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LB630 in May 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB630 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Sony KDL-50W756 (£419.99), or the Samsung UE40H6200 (£422.79).

We compared all the other televisions which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Sony KDL-43WD752 (£429.98) is also worth considering.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 42LB630 supports Miracast, as do most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 42LB630 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LB630 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Motion Control

The LG 42LB630 features motion control. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also feature motion control.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 42LB630 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Features Voice Control

The 42LB630 features voice control. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also feature voice control.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 42LB630 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LB630 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 42LB630 has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 42LB630 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 42LB630 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg f3y021bf2m, lg 42lb630v
Barcodes 08806084575654, 08806084575678, 08806084575692, 08806084575715, 08806084637581

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