LG 42LS345S
LG 42LS345S
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LG 42LS345S

A 4 year old 42" Full HD TV with not very good features
42" Full HD No No May 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Wi-Fi Release Date

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LG 42LS345S Review

With low running costs,
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£111 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 36?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has running costs of £111 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Not 3D
Quite thick
Does not support Wi-Fi

LG 42LS345S In-Depth Analysis


LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 42LS345S of 42" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Not 3D

The LG 42LS345S is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thickness of the LG 42LS345S of 76.5mm is in the thickest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LS345S does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The 42LS345S's RMS rated power of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 12% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LS345S supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports 24p

The LG 42LS345S supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has an Equalizer

The LG 42LS345S has an equalizer, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This television has been on the market since May 2013.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The 42LS345S is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 42LS345S will cost £111 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ls345t, 42ls345s
Barcodes 08806084037046, 08806084064837
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19.5mm thinner
5% smaller display diagonal
A lot higher RMS rated power
7" larger display diagonal
1% cheaper to run
0.40000000000001mm thicker
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Older by over one year
Faster motion interpolation frequency
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10% cheaper to run
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