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LG 42LN5200

42" Full HD 60Hz Direct-LED Oct 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £85.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are excellent
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi
5 Reviews

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, 42LN5200 owners rated this TV as exceptional. Over 80% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

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


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This medium display diagonal TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the 42LN5200 has an average running cost of £86 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LN5200 in October 2013.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this age and type. 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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Not 3D

The 42LN5200 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Samsung UE40H6700 which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV is 220Hz, and the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the 42LN5200 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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

If this LG television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the LG 50LB650 (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 frequently supported display resolution on similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 42LN5200 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec. Comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

Alternative 42" televisions currently available that you might want to consider include because of its better review score, the Panasonic TX-L42FT60E.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LN5200 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LN5200 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV which have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 42LN5200 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The 42LN5200 supports parental controls. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The LG 42LN5200 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also support 24p.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The 42LN5200 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV which support internet TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LN5200 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years is 21W, and the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the LG 42LN5200 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

With a depth of 86.9 millimeters, the 42LN5200 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Philips 47PFL3188 (£379.99) (91mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 42ln5200
Barcodes 08806084358455, 08806084358479

LG 42LN5200 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LN5200 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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