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LG 42LB670

A classic 42" Full HD TV with adequate features and low running costs
42" Full HD Yes No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 42LB670 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs,
81
6 Reviews
49
Average Features
52
3 Years Old
78
£76 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 56?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 79%. 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 televisions 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £76 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The 42LB670 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

LG 42LB670 Video Reviews


LG 42LB670 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on six expert reviews from sites including digitallife.se, erenumerique.fr, hifitest.de and computerbild.de this television has an overall expert rating of 79 out of 100.

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LG Has Very Good Television Reviews

Based on 16,194 expert and user reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 42LB670's display diagonal of 42" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 40% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LB670 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The 42LB670 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 42LB670 of 55mm is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 39% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB670 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 42LB670's RMS rated power of 24W is in the highest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 42LB670 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Timeshift

The 42LB670 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 42LB670 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Local Dimming

The 42LB670 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 42LB670 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 42LB670 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 42LB670 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The LG 42LB670 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the 42LB670 of 200Hz is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 71% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LB670 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 42LB670 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LG TV was released in June 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this LG television is A+. The 42LB670 has an average running cost of £76 over 5 years based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 42lb670v, kit42lb670vsbweb
Barcodes 08806084575807, 08806084575814, 08806084575821, 08806084634771, 08806084634849
15.1mm thinner
34% faster high frequency rate
Cheaper to run by £16.02
Slower motion interpolation frequency
Cheaper to run by £16.57
2x lower RMS rated power

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