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LG 42LB674

42" Full HD Passive Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £75.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Good brand
Full HD

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

This LG TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 42LB674 is in the cheapest 19% of all 661 TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 42LB674 will cost only £76 over 5 years to run.


Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This medium display diagonal TV was released in March 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this age and type. 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 42LB674 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. The 42LB674 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (700 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

There are a number of other 42" TVs currently available that you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Sony KDL-42W807A (£599.99).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB674 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this television and we think because of their better review scores, the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE40H6470, and the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 are also worth considering.

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Supports Miracast

The 42LB674 supports Miracast. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 42LB674 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42LB674 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The 42LB674 does not have an on/off switch, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV which have an on/off switch.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LB674 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 42LB674 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The LG 42LB674 features local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The 42LB674 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The LG 42LB674 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 42LB674 supports Smart TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 42LB674 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 12 Watts, the 42LB674 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television. The RMS rated powers of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LB674 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 55.1 millimeters, the LG 42LB674 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Other 55.1mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the 47LB730, or the 47LB670 both from LG.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lb674v
Barcodes 08806087175677

LG 42LB674 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LB674 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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