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LG 42LB730V

A classic and economical to run 42" Full HD TV
42" Full HD Yes No Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 42LB730V Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the LG 42LB730V as follows for Summary.
90
58 Reviews
49
Average Features
48
3 Years Old
79
£76 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 90%, based on 58 reviews. Samsung TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions 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 efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £76 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report excellent design, picture quality and good audio quality.
The 42LB730V has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

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How Big is the LG 42LB730V?

The LG 42LB730V is 949mm wide and 560mm tall. It is 55.1mm thick and weighs 10kg.

LG 42LB730V front dimensions

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LG 42LB730V In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

42LB730V owners on average rated this television 90%. Over 71% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 16,221 expert and owner reviews (including 6,903 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its televisions. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three people who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking.

Users Report Excellent Picture Quality

Two customers agreed that the product had good picture quality.

Users Report Good Audio Quality

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Two customers concluded that this TV was good quality.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 42LB730V's display diagonal of 42" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 40% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LB730V does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The LG 42LB730V is 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 42LB730V of 55.1mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 40% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 42LB730V supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The LG 42LB730V's motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz is in the fastest 25% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 42LB730V has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Netflix

The LG 42LB730V has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 42LB730V has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 42LB730V supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Has an ECO Mode

The LG 42LB730V has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all televisions is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The LG 42LB730V's RMS rated power of 24W is in the highest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 42LB730V supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports 24p

The 42LB730V supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 42LB730V has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 42LB730V supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 42LB730V supports Miracast, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support Miracast.

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Supports Timeshift

The 42LB730V supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Features Voice Control

The LG 42LB730V features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 42LB730V's high frequency rate of 200Hz is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 73% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The 42LB730V supports aptX audio decoding, unlike 99% of televisions which do not support aptX audio decoding.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LB730V supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 88% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in February 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This LG TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 42LB730V is typical compared to the other 4,375 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 42LB730V is £76.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 42lb730v

Barcodes:

08806084699336, 08806084699343, 08806084699374, 08806084699398, 08806084720535

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