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LG 42LM3400

£499.00
42" Full HD 100Hz Mar 2012
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Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
LG has good television reviews
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi
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Reviews

LG Has Good Television Reviews

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


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Released Over Five Years Ago

LG released the 42LM3400 in March 2012.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as 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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Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the 42LM3400 has a fairly average high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba 40L5441 (£379.29) (200Hz and cheaper), or the Sony KDL-43WD752 (£429.98) (200Hz and cheaper); or the Samsung UE40H6200 (£422.79) (200Hz and higher rated).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Has a Full HD Display

The 42LM3400 has a Full HD display. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have a Full HD display.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

If you want a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-43W805 (43" and higher rated); or the KDL-43WD752 (£429.98) (43" and cheaper), or the KDL-43W809 (£399) (43" and cheaper) both from Sony.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LM3400 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider including the LG 50LF652 (£499), or the Sony KDL-50W755 (£760.79).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LM3400 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago which have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LM3400 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 42LM3400 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 42LM3400 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LM3400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Televisions that are a comparable age to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W. At only 10 Watts, the LG 42LM3400 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

At 76.5 millimeters, the LG 42LM3400 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV. The depths of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the LG 47LM669s (32.9mm) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 42lm3400
Barcodes 05055760735735, 08801031545308, 08801031545674, 08801031546169, 08801031822485

LG 42LM3400 Review Sources

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