LG 42LF561


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LG 42LF561

LG 42LF561
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A very economical to run and critically acclaimed 42" Full HD TV, with good features
42" Full HD 55.5mm No Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 42LF561 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the LG 42LF561 as follows:
61 Reviews
Good Features
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£67 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 61 reviews. Hisense televisions 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 televisions 2018.
This LG TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £67 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, superior product quality and picture quality.
The 42LF561 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Only Full HD
Not 3D

LG 42LF561 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

TV expert review website scored this television 82%.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 60 user reviews this TV has an excellent average user rating. 46 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Nine owners who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Nine people wrote in their reviews that it was good quality.

Customers Report Great Image Quality

Four people who bought it thought it had good colour saturation and three customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Four people who bought it considered that it was good looking.

Very Good Brand

Based on 27,825 owner and expert reviews (including 11,120 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Superior Audio Quality

Four customers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Three people who bought this TV wrote that it had a good remote control.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three people said in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup and two owners who bought it agreed that it was easy to use.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A+. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LF561 is £67, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG TV has been on the market since March 2015.


Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 42LF561 of 42" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 63% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 42LF561 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the LG 42LF561 of 55.5mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 60% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LF561 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other televisions. 61% of televisions support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the 42LF561 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LF561 does not have an ethernet port. 65% of televisions do have an ethernet port.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 42lf561v, samsung 42lf561v


08806087274547, 08806087274561, 08806087274592, 08806087274646, 08806087274745

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