Close
LG 42LB650
LG 42LB650
9 Images + 6 Videos
Share on

Loading image...

66

Overall Score

LG 42LB650

£479.09
A very highly rated 42" Full HD television with adequate features but a price that represents not very good value for money
42" Full HD Yes No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
CompAdvance
£425.99
Checked 2 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Electronics & Gadgets Direct
£479.09
Checked 8 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Insight
£632.39
Checked 8 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
3 Prices from 3 Stores | £479.09
Get Price Alerts
Discount AV
£289.99
Checked 10 hours ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
1 Price from 1 Store | £289.99
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

LG 42LB650 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 42LB650 number 59 in 40 inch TVs, number 69 in 3D TVs and number 313 across all TVs.
91
207 Reviews
46
Average
48
Average Features
64
2 Years Old
78
£81 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
66
Good

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 90%, based on 207 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 TVs 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £81 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is fairly priced, excellent product quality and that it is easy to use. However they also report an inferior remote control.
The 42LB650 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
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 142 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 399 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 434 in TVs for films.
11
Mediocre
32
Mediocre
44
Mediocre

LG 42LB650 Video Reviews


LG 42LB650 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as 90 out of 100. Over 87% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

View all user reviews

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Great Product Quality

12 customers considered that the LG 42LB650 was good quality.

Customers Report an Inferior Remote Control

Four people who bought it concluded that it did not have a good remote control.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Seven owners said that it was easy to use and four people who reviewed the product thought it was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Image Quality

Seven people who reviewed it said that it had good picture quality and two people who bought this TV agreed that it had good colour saturation.

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 16,194 user and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG TVs 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 Robust

Six owners who reviewed this TV concluded that it was well made.

Customers Report Nice Design

Five people who bought it concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report Superior Technical Features

Two customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report Superior Audio Quality

Seven customers thought the LG 42LB650 had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £479.09 it is cheaper than 63% of TVs.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The 42LB650's display diagonal of 42" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 42LB650 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

What is OLED technology? Less Edit

3D

The LG 42LB650 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

What does "3D" mean? Less Edit

Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42LB650 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

What is Wi-Fi? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports 24p

The 42LB650 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

What is 24p? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 42LB650 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

What is a 2D-3D converter? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LB650 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

What is timeshift? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 42LB650 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

What is Digital Video Recording (DVR)? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Miracast

The LG 42LB650 supports Miracast, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

What is Miracast? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LB650 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

What is smartphones being used as a remote? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42LB650 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

What is Wi-Fi Direct? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Voice Control

The 42LB650 features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

What is voice control? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

RoHS Compliant

The LG 42LB650 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of TVs are not RoHS compliant.

What does "RoHS compliant" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The 42LB650 supports aptX audio decoding, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support aptX audio decoding.

What is aptX audio decoding? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LB650 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

What is an ethernet port? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the LG 42LB650 of 100Hz is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 36% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

What does "high frequency rate" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 42LB650 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

What is a pair of 3D glasses included? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 42LB650 has an average running cost of £81 over 5 years based on passable usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions.

Calculate your own running costs

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 42lb650v, samsung 42lb650v, summer 42lb650v, lg f3y021bf2m, lg 42lb650v
Barcodes 02001001628772, 08806084575746, 08806084575753, 08806084575760, 08806084575777, 08806084575784, 08806084584991, 08806084588289, 08806084634528

Other Popular Comparisons With The LG 42LB650

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 42LB650

Same Price
Larger display diagonal
Cheaper to run by £3.60
Vastly slower motion interpolation frequency
£10 Cheaper
User reviews are a lot better
38% faster motion interpolation frequency
More expensive to run over five years by 10%
User reviews are appreciably better
Faster motion interpolation frequency
16% larger display diagonal
£20 More Expensive

Feedback