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LG 42LN549E

42" Full HD 60Hz Direct-LED Jan 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date £91.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG has good reviews for its TVs
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi
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Reviews

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 42LN549E has an average 5 year running cost of £92 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 661 televisions of this age and type.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in January 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a comparable spec and age 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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Not 3D

The LG 42LN549E is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 42LN549E has one of the slower high frequency rates (only 60 hertz) amongst similar spec televisions of this age. The high frequency rates of medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz.

We compared all the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs to this television and we think because of its better review score, the Philips 46PDL8908 is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago is 2ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 7.5ms. At 9 milliseconds, the LG 42LN549E has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the KDL-43W805 (£399) (43" and higher rated), or the KDL-43W807 (£329.99) (43" and higher rated) both from Sony.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LN549E does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV do support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at including the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 42LN549E supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LN549E has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The 42LN549E supports swivelling. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support swivelling.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 42LN549E has a RoHS compliant. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years also have a RoHS compliant.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 42LN549E has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 42LN549E does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 42LN549E does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 42LN549E supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 42LN549E supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LG 42LN549E has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Mounting Kit

The LG 42LN549E has a mounting kit. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a mounting kit.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 42LN549E has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

With a depth of 78.74 millimeters, the 42LN549E has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV. Across all the TVs of this spec and age the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics lg42ln549c, lg electronics 42ln549c, lg lg42ln549c, lg 42ln549e, lg 103039
Barcodes 00719192903944, 00719192904460, 07191929044602, 08806084220844, 08806084220851, 08806084220868, 08806084221025, 08806084221032, 08806084241054

LG 42LN549E Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LN549E 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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