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LG 42LN5200

A classic 42" Full HD TV with low running costs but inferior features
42" Full HD No 60Hz Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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LG 42LN5200 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs,
93
6 Reviews
33
Missing Some Features
41
3 Years Old
73
£86 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
52
Average

Why Has it Scored 53?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 96%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £86 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 42LN5200 is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Not 3D
Fairly thick
Does not support Wi-Fi

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LG 42LN5200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 6 owner reviews the average owner rating of this television is outstanding. 4 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 16,194 user and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The LG 42LN5200's display diagonal of 42" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 40% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Not 3D

The LG 42LN5200 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The LG 42LN5200's thickness of 86.9mm is in the thickest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LN5200 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Supports 24p

The 42LN5200 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 42LN5200 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the 42LN5200 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The LG 42LN5200's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 13% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 42LN5200 of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 10% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other TVs, the 42LN5200 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of televisions are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LN5200 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of televisions do have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The LG 42LN5200's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is in the slowest 13% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The high frequency rates of TVs range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LN5200 in October 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this LG television is A+. Based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LN5200 is £86, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 42ln5200
Barcodes 08806084358455, 08806084358479
£52.87 cheaper to run
Thinner
Faster high frequency rate
Smaller display diagonal
Significantly faster motion interpolation frequency
Higher RMS rated power
£11.66 cheaper to run
User review Rating is considerably Worse

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