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LG 42LF5600

41.9" 60Hz Flat Mar 2015
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18 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 96 owner reviews this mid-size TV has an average owner rating of 90 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

Some customers who purchased it reckoned that it had good picture quality. A number of LG 42LF5600 reviewers who purchased the product thought it was good for playing games on. Jeff rated the product 5 stars and he wrote “Awesome for gaming”.

Reasonably Priced

Several LG 42LF5600 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Afdhadfhadsfg wrote “Great value”. Afdhadfhadsfg also mentioned “All things considered, I have been very happy with the overall value of this TV, so I have to give 5”. Afdhadfhadsfg also mentioned “It is a great TV for the price”.

Easy to Use

A few LG 42LF5600 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to use the menus. Bengus81 wrote “Of course when using this or probably any TV with a computer it takes tweaking of the settings, LCD TV's would never be set up like that from the factory” in their review of the LG 42LF5600. Bengus81 also wrote “I like the menu and the settings, very similar to my other LG”. Bengus81 also wrote “It also has the Expert settings where you can tweak them even more”.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

On average LG mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs produced by LG.

Good High Def TV

Two LG 42LF5600 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Reviewed.com mentioned “The LG 42LF5600 (MSRP $499) is a midsize Full HD (1080p) option from LG” in their LG 42LF5600 review.

Good Product Quality

Some LG 42LF5600 reviewers wrote that it was good quality. Lloyd Dobler mentioned “Picture quality surprisingly good” and scored this TV very highly. Mikeb wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Once I got it to my liking the picture color and quality is great”.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 42LF5600 owner said in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality.

Good for Wall Mounting

One LG 42LF5600 reviewer who reviewed the LG 42LF5600 said that it was good for wall mounting. Mikeb mentioned on Amazon “You have to use the spacers that are included with the TV, as well as the spacers that are included with the wall mount” in their LG 42LF5600 review and scored the product very highly.

Good Remote Control

One customer concluded that the LG 42LF5600 had a good remote control. Lloyd Dobler gave it an excellent rating and he said on Amazon “Remote is nothing special.”.

Good Size

One LG 42LF5600 reviewer who reviewed the LG 42LF5600 reckoned that it was easy to carry around. Afdhadfhadsfg mentioned in their LG 42LF5600 review on Amazon “The TV is very light and easy to handle”.

Nice Stand

One customer said in their reviews that it had a good stand. Timbermountain Trader mentioned in their LG 42LF5600 review “30-60" Brushed Aluminum Universal Table Top TV Stand, -/+20º Rotation, +10º Tilt, Safety Lock/Lock Release, Anodized Finish, Limited Edition Gold (TT-01 Gold” and gave the LG 42LF5600 a score of 5 stars.

Nice Design

One LG 42LF5600 owner who reviewed the LG 42LF5600 said that it was good looking. Afdhadfhadsfg wrote in their review on Amazon “It is sure easier to power beautiful graphics (ultra settings) at 1080 than at 4k”.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 42LF5600 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (20 Watts) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable age and type to the 42LF5600 is 5W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The LG 42LF5600 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this TV. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR are also supported by this television.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The 42LF5600 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 42LF5600.

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Quite Thin

At only 55.88 millimeters, the 42LF5600 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LF5600. The thinnest depth of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LF5600 is 7mm and the thickest is 98mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 42LF5600 does not support smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 42LF5600 does not have a wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year also do not have a wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year are not 3D. The 42LF5600 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LF5600 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 42LF5600 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LF5600, the 42LF5600 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE32J4500 (£199.99).

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 42LF5600 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 42LF5600 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 42LF5600.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type 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

The 42LF5600 has a pretty standard high frequency rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LF5600.

If you are looking for a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to consider the Hisense LTDN40K370 (£267.99) (100Hz).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Cables Included
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Expert Reviews

22 May 2015

Not a bad TV for the price if you've got a bright living room. The LG 42LF5600 is a great performer in many areas?the IPS panel type delivers wide viewing angles, good color production, clean...

User Reviews

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Reviewed 10 May 2015 by LG4life
LG4life would recommend the LG 42LF5600

I bought this TV after returning a 43" Vizio that I had for about 2 hrs. which I would never buy again. This TV meets all my expectations except one, only has 2 HDMI ports but it's not a deal... Read more…

Reviewed 30 May 2015 by TeeTee
TeeTee would recommend the LG 42LF5600

This the very first flat screen tv I've ever bought (yeh Im late, lol) but I am very pleased with my LG LED Tv!!...The picture is wonderful, nice and clear. For me, the sound is great. I have my... Read more…

Reviewed 22 July 2015 by GadgetGirl90
GadgetGirl90 would recommend the LG 42LF5600

I've been using this TV daily without issue since purchasing it five months ago from my local Walmart. The thin gray frame (and reasonable sale price for a 42-inch) really stood out in-store. I... Read more…

Reviewed 1 June 2015 by Spbgolfs
Spbgolfs would recommend the LG 42LF5600

The price was reasonable and the picture is great. I'm not an expert on color, pixels, refresh rates, etc., so I'm sure an expert could find flaws, but I don't see any. This is the first TV that I... Read more…

Reviewed 7 July 2015 by Madscoots
Madscoots would recommend the LG 42LF5600

Had this tv a little over a week and I'm loving it. Great picture and great sound. LG definitely is a top brand. I bought it to replace a 42" Vizio that had the LED's going out after only 4 years... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lf5600, lg 42lf5600u, lg 42lf5600ub, lg electronics 42lf5600
Barcodes 00719192596887, 719192596887R1

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