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LG 42LF580V

£330.99
A very cheap 42" Full HD TV with fine features and low running costs
42" Full HD No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
Crampton and Moore
LG 42LF580 from Crampton and Moore
£319.00
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Purchase price £330.99. APR 18.9%.
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Purchase price £330.99. APR 14.9%.
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Purchase price £330.99. APR 18.9%.
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£425.66 £10.90* Go to Store

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LG 42LF580 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the LG 42LF580 number 19 in 40 inch TVs and number 118 across all TVs.
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180 Reviews
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Average Features
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2 Years Old
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£84 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
73
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 180 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs 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 energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £84 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is fairly priced, good product quality and that it is easy to use.
The 42LF580 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Miracast
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games on, ranking number 47 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 156 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 229 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £299 at RGB Direct 15 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 81% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

LG 42LF580 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 180 user reviews the average user rating of this LG television is 88 out of 100. Over 71% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Nine customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Five customers who reviewed the LG 42LF580 thought it was easy to setup and two people said in their reviews that this TV was easy to use.

Customers Report Superior Image Quality

Five owners who purchased this TV considered that it had good picture quality.

LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two people who reviewed the product wrote that it was thin.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good remote control.

  • What's more the on screen user guide assumes you're using a Magic Remote and so some of the information is confusing until you work out that assumption…
    Howard (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Do not buy the 2015 Magic Remote because it won't work…
    Howard (Amazon) - February 2016
  • Is it really magic remote "ready"?
    Stu (Amazon) - August 2015

Customers Report Great Sound Quality

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.


Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £330.99 it is cheaper than 78% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £20 (6%)

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 42LF580's display diagonal of 42" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 38% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently 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

Like most other TVs, the 42LF580 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 42LF580 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 42LF580's thickness of 55.5mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 41% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42LF580 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Miracast

The 42LF580 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 42LF580 has an average running cost of £84 over 5 years based on alright energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 42lf580v, lg 42lf580v
Barcodes 05054629707838, 08806087137415, 08806087137699, 08806087137729, 08806087137743, 08806087137828

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