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LG 42LM3400

71

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LG 42LM3400

£499.00
LG 42LM3400
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A classic and good spec 42" Full HD TV, but representing only moderate value for money
42" Full HD No 76.5mm Mar 2012 A
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LG 42LM3400 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the LG 42LM3400 number 178 in 3D TVs and number 262 in 40 inch TVs.
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Reviews
3 Reviews
57
Value for Money
Average
71
Features
Good Features
62
Age
6 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has brilliant user reviews but below average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this television to others. Hisense TVs 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 2018.
This LG TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Has a Full HD display
42 LED CINEMA 3d TV with 4 pairs of glasses, 3x HDMI and 1x USB connection
SKY'S FIRST CHOICE FOR 3d tvs
THE ONLY WAY TO ENJOY 3d TV AT HOME
The BEST 3d TV EVER
3D TV YOU CONTROL
3D SOUND TO MATCH THE 3d VISUALS
NOW EVERYTHING COMES IN 3d
From split-screen to full screen gaming
3D TV TAKEN TO THE NEXT LEVEL
Incredible clarity, vibrant colours
Eco-friendly revolution
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 42LM3400 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 566 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 993 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 986 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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There is a 62% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the LG 42LM3400?

The LG 42LM3400 is 1,017mm wide and 76.5mm tall. It is 629mm thick and weighs 13.1kg.

LG 42LM3400 front dimensions
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LG 42LM3400 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

Expert review website parentesis.com scored this TV 60%. If all the TVs are ranked by average expert review score then this television is in the bottom 8%.

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LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 29,044 expert and owner reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

Whilst the product is cheaper than 57% of televisions, it has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £499.00 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

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Age

Released Over Six Years Ago

This television was released in March 2012.

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The LG 42LM3400's display diagonal of 42" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 62% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 42LM3400 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 42LM3400 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the 42LM3400 of 76.5mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LM3400 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W. The 42LM3400's RMS rated power of only 10W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 85% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Full HD Display

The 42LM3400 has a Full HD display. 94% of TVs do not have a Full HD display.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 42LM3400 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LM3400 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 65% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 42LM3400's high frequency rate of 100Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 48% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

42lm3400

Barcodes:

05053354711905, 05055760735735, 08801031545308, 08801031545674, 08801031546169, 08801031822485

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