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LG 42LB630

LG 42LB630
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A classic and very economical to run 42" Full HD TV, with good features
42" Full HD No 54.5mm May 2014 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 42LB630 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the LG 42LB630 as follows:
91
Reviews
30 Reviews
71
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£62 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 81%, based on 30 reviews. Hisense TVs 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 2018.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £62 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions 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 couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Miracast
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

13
Watching Films
Mediocre
33
Watching Sport
Mediocre
48
Playing Games
Mediocre

LG 42LB630 Video Reviews

LG 42LB630 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Owner Reviews

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

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LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 29,044 user and expert reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good ratings. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

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

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the 42LB630 is £62 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LG TV has been on the market since May 2014.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. 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 fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

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

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 42LB630 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The LG 42LB630's thickness of 54.5mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42LB630 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LB630 does not have an ethernet port. 65% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Supports Miracast

The 42LB630 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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RoHS Compliant

The 42LB630 is RoHS compliant. 96% of TVs are not RoHS compliant.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42LB630 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

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

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

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

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

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

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 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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Features Voice Control

The 42LB630 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 42LB630 of 40W is higher than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 9% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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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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Supports Timeshift

The 42LB630 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The 42LB630's motion interpolation frequency of 500Hz is in the fastest 31% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg f3y021bf2m, lg 42lb630v

Barcodes:

08806084575654, 08806084575678, 08806084575692, 08806084575715, 08806084637581

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 42LB630

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