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LG 42LM3450
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LG 42LM3450

42" 86mm Nov 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Depth Release Date
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£110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good reviews compared to other brands.

Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LM3450 is more than most TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LM3450. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 42LM3450 does not have a wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a wi-Fi.

Other TVs which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42LM3450, the 42LM3450 does not support smart TV.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LM3450 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LM3450 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The LG 42LM3450 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This LG TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LM3450.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs of a similar type and age to the 42LM3450 range from 4W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. When compared to other TVs of this type and age, the 42LM3450's RMS rated power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on televisions of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LM3450 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The 42LM3450 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (99 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LM3450. Across all the TVs that were released more than two years ago the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest depth of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LM3450 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a depth of 86 millimeters, the 42LM3450 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LM3450

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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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Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this TV is A, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LM3450 is £111, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when LG released the 42LM3450.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
AV Input
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Teletext
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
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
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Other Features
Power LED
HDMI
Number of Products Included
AC Adapter Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £110.79
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 42LM3450uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

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

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