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LG 42LF5800

LG 42LF5800

42" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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9 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other brands.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year which do not have a wi-Fi, the 42LF5800 has a wi-Fi.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LF5800, the 42LF5800 supports smart TV.

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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 have been on the market for more than a year.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The LG 42LF5800 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LF5800. This TV is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV compared to most of the mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LF5800 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Has Four Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the 42LF5800 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago. This television has a Music sound modes, which is the most commonly found sound modes found on TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 42LF5800. The sound modess "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this LG television.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports Eight Audio Formats Supporteds

The 42LF5800 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LF5800. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

At only 55.5 millimeters, the LG 42LF5800 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago. Across all the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LF5800 the depths range from 7mm to 98mm.

There are a number of alternative 55.5mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to consider including the LG 42LB580[plb_2230631_price] which has better reviews.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 32LF580[plb_2822606_price] (55.5mm).

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The 42LF5800 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 42LF5800 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LF5800 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LF5800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The LG 42LF5800 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LF5800.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable age and type to the 42LF5800 do not feature OLED technology. The 42LF5800 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other televisions which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the Samsung UE32J4500[plb_3059439_price] is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The number of video formats supported by the 42LF5800 is more than most TVs that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD are also supported by this television.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 76 kilowatt hours, the 42LF5800 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago. The lowest annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago is 32kWh and the highest is 160kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LF5800

OK Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 42LF5800 has an average running cost of £86 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 366 TVs of a similar type and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This mid-size TV has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Operating System Installed
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
AptX Audio Decoding
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 9 July 2015 by Prince Farquad
Prince Farquad would recommend the LG 42LF5800 (Verified Purchase)

I bought this product for a clubroom at an apartment complex and it has lived up to what I needed from it. I purchased it as a budget minded device and for the price I feel it is a very good buy... Read more…

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Tinisoli
Tinisoli would recommend the LG 42LF5800 (Verified Purchase)

Got this to replace a 32" Sharp Aquos from 6-7 years ago. This LG was highly recommended by Consumer Reports Annual Buying Guide, and it has not disappointed. Easy set up, good picture,... Read more…

Reviewed 4 September 2015 by Kadenmc00
Kadenmc00 would recommend the LG 42LF5800 (Verified Purchase)

This is used in a church setting. Solid job. Works perfect. IT is set up and taken down every week...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £85.15
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lf5800, lg electronics 42lf5800
Barcodes 00719192597051, 08806087140866, 08806087179903, 08806087179941, 08806087179996

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