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LG 42LN5200

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LG 42LN5200

LG 42LN5200
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A very economical to run and classic 42" Full HD TV, with good features
42" Full HD 86.9mm No Oct 2013 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 42LN5200 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the LG 42LN5200 as follows:
96
Reviews
6 Reviews
66
Features
Good Features
64
Age
4 Years Old
86
Running Costs
£69 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 96%. Hisense TVs 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 TVs 2018.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £69 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 42LN5200 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports parental controls
Supports 24p
Only Full HD
Not 3D

LG 42LN5200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

42LN5200 owners on average rated this TV as exceptional. 4 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 28,844 expert and owner reviews (including 11,955 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This LG TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 42LN5200 is £69 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV was released in October 2013.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 42LN5200 of 42" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 41% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Not 3D

The 42LN5200 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the LG 42LN5200 of 86.9mm is in the thickest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LN5200 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other televisions. 61% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 42LN5200 supports parental controls. 87% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LN5200 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 42LN5200's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LN5200 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The LG 42LN5200's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than 86% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 42LN5200 of only 10W is lower than 91% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports 24p

The LG 42LN5200 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the 42LN5200 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

05055760750684, 08806084358455, 08806084358479

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