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LG 42LF652

£398.99
42" Full HD Passive Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £75.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Good product quality
Good high def TV
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Reasonably Priced

A number of customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good value for money. In January last year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “A great TV for the price” in their review of this TV. Amazonfan6 said in their LG 42LF652 review “A great TV at a wonderful price”. Amazonfan6 also said “Do not hesitate to buy one if you are in the market for an excellent TV at a great price”.

Some customers who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer mentioned “Bargain 42" TV” in their review of the LG 42LF652. Buzz Lightyear said “Also the LG 3D system is passive, so glasses are universal, cheap and don't give you a headache” in their review of this TV. In January last year Crotcheteer said on Amazon “Excellent well featured television for a bargain price” in their review of this TV.

One person who purchased the product considered that it was cheap.

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Design

Good Product Quality

A few customers who purchased the LG 42LF652 thought it was good quality. Amazon Customer mentioned “Great value on a excellent TV picture quality is outstanding” in their review of the LG 42LF652. Andy L said on Amazon two years ago “The TV is fantastic the quality is amazing” and gave this TV a very good rating. Last year Buzz Lightyear mentioned “If you are looking for a quality 42" LED TV” in their review of the LG 42LF652.

Robust

Several LG 42LF652 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was well made. Colin Slater mentioned “It has a satellite tuner built in, didn't notice that in the reviews” in his review of this TV. Crotcheteer mentioned on Amazon “Build quality is reasonable and set up totally easy” and scored it 5 stars. Ewen B said on Amazon “Has a built in tuner for both Freeview” and scored the product 4 stars.

One LG 42LF652 owner reckoned that this TV was easy to damage or scratch. Hannah Harris said in her review of the LG 42LF652 “TVs arrived and the screen is broke!” nonetheless she gave it a rating of 1 stars. One person who purchased the product concluded that it was strong and durable. Louise Dignam said “The base is sturdy”.

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Easy to Use

Several LG 42LF652 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. A. Kirk wrote on Amazon “A great TV, very simple to setup - walks you through it step by step -” and rated the product as very good. A. Skudder said in their review “Easy to set up and use” . Amazon Customer said in January last year “Films look great! Easy to set up” in their review of this TV and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Some people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Ewen B mentioned in their review on Amazon “TV has plenty of smart TV options, which are very easy to use”. Hassan said on Amazon last year “It very handy for browsing through the menus”. Hawkman gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said in January last year “Outstanding WebOS smart TV software, that's easier to use and much more attractive than any other smart TV platform”.

Some customers wrote that it had a good interface. Hawkman mentioned on Amazon “Generally sensible interface choices that mean most tasks take fewer button presses than on many comparable TVs” in their review of this TV. Shadwuk mentioned in their review of the LG 42LF652 two years ago “The interface is fast, faster than my other tv intact, probably due to a more modern processor”. Simon gave it a score of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “The interface is pretty responsive, though not quite as instant as I would have preferred.”.

Several customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. K. Jones wrote in their review on Amazon in January last year “Requires you to enter advanced settings”.

Some customers who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good experience. Keith Mace gave it an excellent review and he said “Picture and 3D experience excellent” in his review of this TV. Paolo Iannotti wrote in their review of the LG 42LF652 on Amazon “Brilliant tv, excellent audio and stunning 3d experience” and scored it 4 stars.

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Nice Design

Eighteen customers considered that it was good looking. A. Kirk said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Elegant, great colour” and scored it very highly. A. Kirk also wrote “The colour is great, 3D is good, tv is very light and elegant - easy to assemble the stand - WebOS2 is great”. A. Skudder said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The base is beautiful, heavy and shiney”.

A few people who bought it reckoned that it was a good design. Jpfa said “What is a surprise is the massive difference in design and build quality”. Sandipanee S. wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “The picture clarity, sound, 3D, usability, Apps, webos, design, everything is just awesome” and scored it 5 stars. Simon wrote in his review of the LG 42LF652 on Amazon “Well featured with decent quality in it's design”.

Several LG 42LF652 owners said in their reviews that this TV was aesthetic. Davecivils rated this TV as very good and wrote on Amazon “All have very good picture quality and aesthetically sit nicely in their respective”. One LG 42LF652 owner who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good case.

One person who reviewed it thought it was smooth.

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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this television rated this TV 90% on average. 73 reviewers (73% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 9,080 expert and owner reviews (including 939 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

Five customers mentioned that it had good technical guidance. In January last year Buzz Lightyear wrote “I have now been in touch with the excellent LG Technical Help Centre, because if this is "Normal" then I would steer well clear of this TV” in their review. Gary E Clayton said “Well happy with purchase, very easy guide to set up” in his review of the LG 42LF652 and scored the LG 42LF652 very highly. Kevin Andrew Bent mentioned “They bent over backwards to help me, excellent service” .


Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The efficiency rating of this television is A+. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LF652 is only £76, which makes it one of the more economic to run TVs of a similar type and age.


Features

Good Remote Control

Fourteen LG 42LF652 owners who purchased the LG 42LF652 mentioned that it had a good remote control. A. Skudder scored the LG 42LF652 very highly and mentioned on Amazon “This TV is compatible with the LG 'magic remote'.” in their LG 42LF652 review. Bobhw mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Just wish LG had shipped a 'Magic Remote' with this TV”. Crotcheteer gave the LG 42LF652 an excellent review and said in their review of the LG 42LF652 “Especially with the excellent optional magic remote which is well worth the extra money”.

Good Technical Features

Some customers concluded that it had good features. Jpfa said on Amazon “Naturally technology moves forward, so it is no surprise that the lg has better picture quality and more advanced features”. Jpfa also mentioned “There are plenty of features that I'm yet to explore properly”. In the same month Kurtis wrote in his review on Amazon “Over the moon with this TV! Well worth the money! Brilliant picture! Easy to use, smart features are brilliant too! I would definitely recommend to anyone”.

Good Stand

One LG 42LF652 owner who reviewed it considered that it had a good stand.

Not Good for Wall Mounting

One customer who reviewed the LG 42LF652 considered that it was not good for wall mounting.


Power

Good Battery Life

One LG 42LF652 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Maria Spalatelu wrote in his LG 42LF652 review on Amazon in January last year “Tv is great, very good sound for a tv, great 3D, no battery glasses, no buttons to connect them, just put them on”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Thirty-one LG 42LF652 owners considered that it had good sound quality. A. Skudder said on Amazon “The sound is a lot better than on my other TV” in their review of this TV. A. Skudder also wrote “The TV speakers are good enough, which is very often not the case”. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Sound is really good” in their review of the LG 42LF652.

Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The LG 42LF652 supports aptX audio decoding, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers concluded that it was thin. Greg wrote on Amazon “Aesthetically the TV is a work of art, with a super thin rim it looks great”. Shadwuk gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review “The TV itself was nice and slim”.

One LG 42LF652 owner said in their reviews that the LG 42LF652 was thick. Colin Slater mentioned in his LG 42LF652 review two years ago “Beautiful picture, sound is pretty good considering the thickness of the TV” . One LG 42LF652 reviewer thought it was compact. Keith Mace gave the LG 42LF652 an excellent review score and he said on Amazon “Compact casing”.

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good depth. Last year Kirsten wrote in her LG 42LF652 review “Picture quality is great and has good depth and colour range”.

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky. P. Lee said in their review of this TV “Is thin, not too heavy and stylish” and gave the product an excellent rating.

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Average Depth

At 54.5 millimeters, the LG 42LF652 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the LG 42LB5610 (£332.79) (56mm) which is also cheaper.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Eight customers who bought the LG 42LF652 considered that it had good apps. A. Skudder wrote in their review of this TV “The TV has apps installed for Youtube, BBC iPlayer”. Carlryds gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV two years ago “Really good TV and has all the Apps you need”. Also two years ago Greg scored it 80 out of 100 and he mentioned in his LG 42LF652 review “In terms of Apps they are quite useful”.

Two customers who purchased this TV agreed that it had great smart functions.

A number of LG 42LF652 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. In January last year Crotcheteer rated the product as very good and wrote in their LG 42LF652 review on Amazon “Performance that is satisfying and enjoyable with freeview, streaming, dvd, bluray”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for watching on demand TV. Two years ago Jpfa said on Amazon “The system controls everything, from switching HDMI inputs to using one of the several content providers installed (Netflix, Amazon Instant Video”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching YouTube on. Two years ago Jpfa scored it 5 stars and wrote “WebOS has YouTube installed.” in their LG 42LF652 review.

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Good Connectivity

A number of customers who bought the LG 42LF652 agreed that it was able to connect to the internet. Crotcheteer said in their review “Good range of Internet TV” and gave this TV a score of 5 stars. Louise Dignam gave the LG 42LF652 a score of 5 stars and she wrote “I think this a awesome tv easy to set up, easy to use on internet and a awesome picture looks good on a black tv stand” in her review of this TV. Mick gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Internet connection great, set up easy would definitely recommend”.

Some customers who bought the LG 42LF652 agreed that it was wifi compatible. Brian a Hodgson wrote in his review of this TV “Easy to set up, WI>FI connection to router good” . Shadwuk mentioned “The Wifi is great and has never dropped out”.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. Simon scored it very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “Connectivity is good enough, not class leading by any stretch, as it only has the 3 HDMI inputs (1x ARC enabled)”.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 42LF652 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The 42LF652 supports internet TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 42LF652 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few LG 42LF652 reviewers thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Amazon Customer rated the LG 42LF652 as very good and mentioned on Amazon “Tv and 3d is top notch”. Amazonfan6 wrote in their review on Amazon “One of the Best HD, 3D TV's on the market today!”. Amazonfan6 also mentioned “The 3D is good, not that I use it often! The HD TV is superb, I prefer this size TV as it is for the bedroom rather than lounge”.

Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality. Electronicogeek123 wrote “Picture quality excellent! If you are techno minded then its probably” . Greg wrote in his LG 42LF652 review on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent, I like that it has an optical sound output so my 5.1 system works brilliantly with it”. Two years ago J.d. Le Marinel said “Excellent picture quality” in her LG 42LF652 review.

A number of LG 42LF652 reviewers who purchased this TV thought it had good colour saturation. Shadwuk said on Amazon “I went to calibrate it and was surprised to find all the colours almost exactly accurate to what they should be”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the LG 42LF652 was good for watching standard definition TV. Kevin Andrew Bent wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “On standard definition it's just ok.”.

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Good High Def TV

Some customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer said “HD wasn't as good as the old plasma”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Viewing both SD and HD is better than my old Plasma”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Colours are great, HD is much better than my previous full HD telly”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LF652 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 42LF652 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 900 hertz, the LG 42LF652 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago. TVs of this spec and age have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

Alternative 42" TVs currently available that you might want to look at include the 42LB5610 (£332.79), or the 42LS345S both from LG and both of which are cheaper; or the Sony KDL-42W705 (£349.99) which has better reviews.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the KDL-43W809 (£399) (43"), the KDL-43WD752 (£429.98) (43"), or the KDL-49WD752 (£469.98) (49") all from Sony.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 42LF652 in March 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 42LF652 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Sony KDL-43W805 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the Sony KDL-43W809 (£399), or the Toshiba 48L5453 (£599.99).

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Supports Miracast

The LG 42LF652 supports Miracast, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Bluetooth

The 42LF652 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42LF652 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42LF652 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LF652 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 42LF652 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports 24p

The 42LF652 supports 24p. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also support 24p.

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Has a Game Mode

The LG 42LF652 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 42LF652 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LF652 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 42LF652 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 42LF652 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 42lf652v, lg electronics 42lf652v, certified 42lf652v, acer 42lf652v, lg 42lf652v
Barcodes 00793518185795, 05054629724415, 08806087378290, 08806087378429, 08806087378436, 08806087378443, 08806087378511

LG 42LF652 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LF652 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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