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LG 42LM3450

42" Full HD 86mm Nov 2012
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Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Depth Release Date £110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG TVs have good reviews
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This medium display diagonal TV has an efficiency rating of A, and the average running cost of the 42LM3450 is £111 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this age and spec.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This LG television has been on the market since November 2012.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions 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 TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-43W756 (£389) (43").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LM3450 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42LM3450 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an AV Input

The 42LM3450 has an AV input, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 42LM3450 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LG 42LM3450 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The 42LM3450 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 42LM3450 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The LG 42LM3450 supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support internet TV.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The 42LM3450 has a game mode. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 42LM3450 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LM3450 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the LG 42LM3450 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV. TVs of this age and spec have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The 42LM3450 has one of the thicker depths (86 millimeters) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The average depth of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television is 59mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lm3450, 4242lm3450
Barcodes 08806084055996, 08806084056009, 08806084056030

LG 42LM3450 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LM3450 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 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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