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LG 42LF5610

£294.99
42" Full HD Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £85.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good user reviews
Good sound quality
Nice design
17 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Four people who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. This month David a Nichol mentioned on Amazon “Excellent TV for the money” in his review. Jade 2707 wrote on Amazon this year “Value for money”. Jgm wrote in the same month “At a very good price and, when you need it” in their LG 42LF5610 review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Some LG 42LF5610 reviewers wrote that the LG 42LF5610 was cheap. A few weeks ago Subir Sinha mentioned “Good product in budget range!” in their LG 42LF5610 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Subir Sinha also wrote “Great product at the budget price”.

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Reviews

Good User Reviews

Users have rated this TV on average 89 out of 100. 14 reviewers (82% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 9,080 owner and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 97% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Nice Design

A few customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Ciaran Gaffney said on Amazon this month “Pretty damn great!” and rated this TV 5 stars. In the same month Grinster said in their review of the LG 42LF5610 “One thing I will say is that I'm very pleased with the appearance of this television”. In October this year Subir Sinha wrote in their review of the LG 42LF5610 “My Sky remote got programmed pretty easily for the TV” and gave the product a very good review score.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased the product wrote that it was good quality. Castledener mentioned this year “Quality item with quick post”. Choralist said a few weeks ago “Good picture quality and colour” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars. David a Nichol said on Amazon also a few weeks ago “Excellent picture and sound quality”.

Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. This year Jgm mentioned “We are not as young as we were with commensurate diminution of hearing faculties! This tv is vg, simple to set up, does all it says on the tin”.

Robust

One LG 42LF5610 owner said in their reviews that this TV was well made.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LF5610 is £86, which is typical compared to the other 622 TVs of a similar age and spec.


Features

Nice Stand

One customer reckoned that the product had a good stand. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Good stand as well” in their review of the LG 42LF5610.

Good Remote Control

One LG 42LF5610 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a good remote control.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Six LG 42LF5610 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality. A few weeks ago Jgm wrote on Amazon “It does the job very well for us with a good picture and sound is fine” in their review of this TV. Martin Roslyn gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “Smashing tv with great quality sound”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 42LF5610 reviewer who bought it considered that it was noisy. Subir Sinha mentioned in their LG 42LF5610 review “Though sound is pretty clear loud for my living room, some people will still feel the need for an external speakers”.

Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The LG 42LF5610 supports aptX audio decoding. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support aptX audio decoding.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person said that the product was thin. Subir Sinha mentioned in their review of this TV this month “Great built, looks slim”. One LG 42LF5610 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the LG 42LF5610 was heavy and bulky. In October this year Amazon Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Not as heavy as the older versions”.

Average Depth

With a depth of 55.5 millimeters, the LG 42LF5610 has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 55.5mm thick TVs and we think because of its better review score, the LG 42LB580 (£309) is also worth considering.

If you are not worried about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the 42LB5610 (£332.79) (56mm), or the 42LF580 (£299) (55.5mm) both from LG.

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Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One LG 42LF5610 owner concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Subir Sinha wrote on Amazon “2015 version has 2 HDMI ports while 2016 version has only 1 HDMI port” in their review of this TV and rated the product as very good.

Poor Smart TV Features

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. In October David a Nichol mentioned on Amazon “This TV does not have the Freeview HD version so worth upgrading to next version for under a tenner if not watching through Sky HD” in his review.

Supports Timeshift

The 42LF5610 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 42LF5610 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who bought this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. David a Nichol scored this TV very highly and he mentioned “I watch tv through a sky HD box and picture quality is superb” in his review of the LG 42LF5610.

Poor High Def TV

One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 42LF5610 was not good at displaying high definition TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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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Not 3D

The 42LF5610 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this age and type are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99) which also has a higher rating.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV, the 42LF5610 does not feature OLED technology.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

We compared this television to all the other 42" televisions and we think because of its better review score, the LG 42LB561 (£259) is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-48C300 (£299) (48"), the JVC LT-50C550 (£269) (50"), or the Hisense LTDN50K220 (£365) (50").

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2015.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LF5610 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years which support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to look at including the Sharp LC-42LE761, the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299), or the LG 42LF580 (£299).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LF5610 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 42LF5610 supports 24p, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 42LF5610 does not feature local dimming, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 42LF5610 has a common interface (CI) slot, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LF5610 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 42lf5610, lg lglcd42lf5610, lg 42lf5610a
Barcodes 05054629734308, 08806087274264, 08806087274301, 08806087274387

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