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LG 42LN5200

LG 42LN5200

42" 60Hz Direct-LED Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, 42LN5200 owners rated this television as excellent.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 7,001 expert and owner reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The LG 42LN5200 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this television. The image formats supporteds JPEG XR, JPS and MPO are also supported by this LG TV.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LN5200 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 42LN5200. The audio formats supporteds "AC3", "EAC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LG 42LN5200 does not have a wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the Samsung UE32H6410[plb_2236817_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The 42LN5200 does not support smart TV, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 42LN5200 also do not support smart TV.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years, the 42LN5200 is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE32H6410[plb_2236817_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LN5200 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LN5200 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 4W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. The LG 42LN5200 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 10 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LN5200 do not feature OLED technology. The 42LN5200 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencys of televisions of this type and age range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. At only 100 hertz, the LG 42LN5200 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 42LN5200.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 42LN5200 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the 42LN5200 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Quite Thick

The 42LN5200 has a quite thick depth (86.9 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LN5200. The average depth of TVs that were released more than two years ago is 61mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LN5200

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the average running cost of the 42LN5200 is £86 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of this age and type.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this LG television was released.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 60 hertz, the 42LN5200 has a relatively average high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the Philips 46PDL8908[plb_1556269_price] which has better reviews.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might also be worth looking at include the TechniSat TechniLine 40 HD[plb_1802732_price] (100Hz) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Number of Tuners
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Clock Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Other Features
Auto Digital Tuning

User Reviews

(5)
Reviewed 29 October 2013 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

People that complain about not having multiple HDMI inputs can only blame themselves for not reading the product description. I knew it only had 1 HDMI input. That was all I needed for the room in... Read more…

Reviewed 13 October 2013 by ROBERT V.
(Verified Purchase)

I just need one HD input. I bought this to primarily use as an oversize gaming PC monitor. I'm really glad I did! The 42" screen is great for gaming from only 3 feet away. This HDTV is connected... Read more…

Reviewed 15 November 2013 by Pedro M.
(Verified Purchase)

Read the specs. If you need more than 1 HDMI or optical outputs or any other connections, Do not buy this TV. Connections are 1 HDMI, 1 cable in, 1 component...

Reviewed 18 December 2014 by Ffoxsox
(Verified Purchase)

Very good i like it a lot i love this tv.... no good in terms of ins and outs... not even a headphone socket?? but i love the picture..

Reviewed 2 January 2014 by Karna M.
(Verified Purchase)

You can work around the lack of ports with some inexpensive cabling. I use this with an Apple TV and DVD player; connect the Apple TV via HDMI and the DVD player via component RCA and am all set.... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £83.32
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £85.15
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Energy Rating
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 08806084358455, 08806084358479

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