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LG 42LB670

42" Full HD 200Hz Jun 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £75.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Running costs are low
Full HD
8 Reviews

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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on six expert reviews from sites including computerbild.de, fwdmagazine.be, tweakers.net and digitallife.se the average expert rating of this TV is 79 out of 100.

Good Brand

Based on 9,694 owner and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews 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

Running Costs Are Low

This medium display diagonal TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The 42LB670 is in the cheapest 18% of all 661 TVs of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 42LB670 will cost only £76 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 42LB670 in June 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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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Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the 42LB670 has a pretty standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the UE50H6400 (£626.89) (400Hz and higher rated), or the UE48H6400 (£549.99) (400Hz and higher rated) both 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 the most frequently supported display resolution on similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 42LB670 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At 700 hertz, the 42LB670 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

Other 42" TVs currently available which you might want to consider include the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-43W756 (£389) (43").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB670 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 42LW579.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 42LB670 supports Miracast. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42LB670 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LB670 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 42LB670 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this television also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LB670 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LB670 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 42LB670 features local dimming, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The 42LB670 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have a game mode.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LB670 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The LG 42LB670 supports internet TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 42LB670 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also support Smart TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 42LB670 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 42LB670 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 42LB670 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W. The 42LB670 has a quite high RMS rated power (24 Watts) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LB670 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 55 millimeters, the 42LB670 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 42lb670v, kit42lb670vsbweb
Barcodes 08806084575807, 08806084575814, 08806084575821, 08806084634771, 08806084634849

LG 42LB670 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LB670 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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