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LG 42LM670

techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended
42" 400Hz Mar 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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24 Reasons For

Four Industry Awards

This TV was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Techradar.com/au/ all of whom wrote that this television was good.

This television received an "Editor's Choice" from CNET.co.uk who said that this mid-size TV was brilliant.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on seventeen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com this LG television has an overall expert rating of 80 out of 100.

Nice Design

Several LG 42LM670 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking. Four years ago Trustedreviews.com said in their review on expert website Trusted Reviews “Right sides with the gorgeously glistening metallic silver of its still-trim bottom edge”. Expert review site T3.com said also four years ago “LG’s affiliation with London Fashion Week has apparently paid off – the LG LM760ST is drop dead gorgeous” in their review of the LG 42LM670 and rated the LG 42LM670 80 out of 100. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert review site Expert Reviews “It's beautiful, its 3D performance is fantastic” in their review of the LG 42LM670 and scored the product 4 stars.

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was well designed. One LG 42LM670 owner thought it was luxurious. Whathifi.com said “The specification confirms it's a very up-market 3D Smart TV – it’s just that LG’s 2012 range is its most expansive so far, as” in their review.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Some LG 42LM670 reviewers who purchased the LG 42LM670 wrote that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Some LG 42LM670 owners mentioned that this TV was good quality. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “Multimedia features, produces great quality pictures and delivers a strong 3D performance” in their review. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their review of the LG 42LM670 four years ago “However, image quality lacks finesse” . Expert website Theregister.co.uk mentioned “The 47LM670T is a ravishingly well designed thin-screen with an average HD picture”.

Good Connectivity

Two LG 42LM670 reviewers who reviewed the LG 42LM670 reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Pcadvisor.co.uk said in their review of the LG 42LM670 on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk four years ago “It also has an excellent internet portal, top-notch file support”.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

LG is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and LG also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

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Good Size

One LG 42LM670 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was thin. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Trusted Reviews four years ago “Combine the astonishingly slim (1cm) frame around its top, left”.

Reasonably Priced

One LG 42LM670 owner concluded that the LG 42LM670 was cheap. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Bright, inexpensive 3D” in their review of this TV.

Nice Stand

One LG 42LM670 owner who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good stand. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned in their review of this TV “The minimized bezel and stylish stand make quite the statement”.

Easy to Use

One customer who reviewed this TV mentioned that it had a good interface. Techradar.com wrote in their review of this TV on Techradar “And with a glossy new user interface to match, beauty isn't just skin deep”.

Good Technical Features

One LG 42LM670 reviewer who reviewed it wrote that it had good features. Four years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote “It also has excellent Internet and multimedia features, produces great quality pictures” in their review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 42LM670 reviewer said that this TV had good picture quality.

Supports Smart TV

The 42LM670 supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LM670 do not support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The LG 42LM670 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LM670 do not have a wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE32H6410[plb_2236817_price].

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Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

At 400 hertz, the LG 42LM670 has a fairly fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The average high frequency rate of TVs of this age and spec is 180Hz, and the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE46ES7000[plb_1316216_price] (800Hz and higher rated).

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 42LM670 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The LG 42LM670 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The 42LM670 is a two RF ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the LG 42LM670 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LM670. Mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LM670 have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on TVs of this spec and age.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 400 hertz, the 42LM670 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. TVs of this age and spec have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Has Four Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the 42LM670 is more than most comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LM670. The smart modess "Cinema", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG television.

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Quite Thin

At only 33.4 millimeters, the 42LM670 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Televisions that were released more than two years ago have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42LM670 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LM670 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE40F7000[plb_1494094_price].

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Only Analog Tuner Type

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LM670 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only 2D Comb Filter

The 42LM670 has a 2D comb filter which is better than the 3D comb filter found on most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years.

This television's comb filter (2D) is actually the worst comb filter amongst all TVs of this type and age.

Amongst comparable types of television the best comb filter is 3D.

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Heavy

Across all the televisions of this type and age the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg. At 12.6 kilograms, the LG 42LM670 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LM670

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that were released 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
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
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Game Mode
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

4 Awards

techradar.com/au/ Recommended CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

(21)
25 June 2012

With the 47LM670T, LG has produced arguably the prettiest 3D TV of the year. It also has an excellent internet portal, top-notch file support, and bright, inexpensive 3D. However, image quality...

11 June 2012

?Ultimately, the 47LM670T is a ravishingly well designed thin-screen with an average HD picture. This won?t stop LG shifting mountains of them. My advice is look further up the Cinema Screen...

1 June 2012

The LG 42LM670T is a testament to the company's rising success in TV land...

30 May 2012

It's not been a great start to the new season as far as LG has been concerned and both the high-end LM860 and flagship LM960 had too many teething problems to justify an AVForums award. As Steve... Read more…

24 May 2012

It's beautiful, its 3D performance is fantastic and it's packed full of top-end goodies...

11 May 2012

The 42-inch LG 42LM670T looks stunning, thanks to its frameless design. It also has excellent Internet and multimedia features, produces great quality pictures and delivers a strong 3D...

CNET.co.uk

23 April 2012

LG has arguably been the ?most improved' TV brand for the past couple of years. So it's not actually a great surprise to find that, on the evidence of first the 55LM660T and now the 42LM670T, 2012...

Trusted Reviews

30 March 2012

The 47LM670T is (literally) a great looking flatscreen. With no apparent bezel when it's turned off, and only a token one when it's on, the screen is a poser of the highest order. And with a...

Techradar

30 March 2012

In terms of design, the fashion-forward 47LM670 is a clear winner. Indeed, this line could be the best looking range the brand has delivered yet. The minimized bezel and stylish stand make quite...

Techradar.com/au/

28 March 2012

Striking though it may be, this isn?t the pinnacle of its manufacturer?s 2012 model range.True, a look at the price tag and the specification confirms it's a very up-market 3D Smart TV ? it?s... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42lm670, 42lm670s, lg42lm670s, 42lm670sza, 42lm670saeu
Barcodes 08801031000678, 08801031000760, 08801031000838, 08801031000883

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