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LG 42LB630
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LG 42LB630V

42" Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
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User Reviews Are Good

This LG TV has an average user rating of 81 out of 100 based on 30 user reviews.

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”.

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” .

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 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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LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average ratings for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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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.

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.

Robust

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

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”.

Nice 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.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The LG 42LB630 has a wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LB630 do not have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE32H4500[plb_2255130_price].

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Sharp LC-42LE761[plb_2368123_price], or the Toshiba 40L5453[plb_2274525_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LB630 which do not support smart TV, the LG 42LB630 supports smart TV.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 39LB580[plb_2230633_price], or the Samsung UE48H6400[plb_2232459_price].

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a smart TV and we think the Sharp LC-42LE761[plb_2368123_price] is also worth considering.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LB630 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the 42LB630 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LB630 is 18W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 80W. When compared to other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago, the 42LB630's RMS rated power of 40 Watts is one of the highest.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. The 42LB630 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencys (500 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The LG 42LB630 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE48H6400[plb_2232459_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LB630 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LB630 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LB630 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LB630

Running Costs Are Average

This mid-size TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the 42LB630 has an average running cost of £78 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 668 TVs of this age and type.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that were launched around the same time as 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released over three years ago.

Average Depth

At 54.5 millimeters, the 42LB630 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.

Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-32AS600[plb_2197500_price] (59mm), or the Philips 32PFS5709[plb_2219970_price] (55mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Performance
Voice Control
Motion Control
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
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User Reviews

(15)
Reviewed 30 April 2015 by Filipe F.
(Verified Purchase)

Very good option!!

Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Jack
(Verified Purchase)

Love the TV no issues yet. The TV is really quick thanks to webOS, simple to set up, sound is good and clear, image is great. Overall great purchase and would recommended.

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by Kwabena Ampong
(Verified Purchase)

Really like the resolution of this product. . Was the exact product I ordered.. nice one...love it.

Reviewed 14 April 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Loving this TV. I have had no problems at all. Delivery was quicker than first thought and very courteous staff. Good value for money.

Reviewed 14 April 2015 by Mr D Cripps
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely picture.

Reviewed 6 April 2015 by Victor
(Verified Purchase)

Everything about this item was just perfect.

Reviewed 15 March 2015 by C S
(Verified Purchase)

Fabulous TV. Great quality and sound.

Reviewed 13 January 2015 by Mr Andrew Jones
(Verified Purchase)

Well I don't know how it works it came with a European power lead and not a UK one...
It's also a different model!!!

Reviewed 9 January 2015 by Mr W J Parker

I bought this product from Argos with a sound Bar I have to say the picture quality is brilliant and very clear . The smart service is easy to use and the App Store has plenty of apps to down... Read more…

Reviewed 7 January 2015 by MR C MARSH | 2 Comments

The TV itself itself is fantastic, great screen, looks good, sound great, various options with apps etc. However please be aware there are issues with having a magic remote with this t.v, i have... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £75.31
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lb630, lg 42lb630v, lg f3y021bf2, lg f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 08806084575654, 08806084575678, 08806084575692, 08806084575715, 08806084637581

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