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LG 42LW579 Review
|6 Years Old|
|£120 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 72?
It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Hisense 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 TVs 2018.
This LG TV has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £120 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The 42LW579 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
LG 42LW579 In-Depth Analysis
Good Expert Reviews
LG Televisions Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 27,825 expert and owner reviews (including 11,120 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
OK Running Costs
The efficiency rating of this LG TV is B, and the 42LW579 is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 42LW579 is £120.
Released Over Six Years Ago
This TV has been on the market since December 2011.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the 42LW579 of 42" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 42% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
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.
The 42LW579 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.
The 42LW579's thickness of only 30.9mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 6% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.
The LG 42LW579 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.
The 42LW579 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.
Supports Parental Controls
The 42LW579 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.
Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture
The 42LW579 does not support Picture-in-Picture, although this is within the context that 78% of televisions also do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate
The high frequency rates of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the 42LW579 of 600Hz is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Very Fast Response Time
The 42LW579's response time of only 2.4ms is in the fastest 8% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. TVs have response times of between 0.1ms and 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The LG 42LW579 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 70% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
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