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LG 42LW579

42" Full HD 600Hz Dec 2011
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £143.83 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

Two experts from sites including prad.de and hifitest.de have rated this television on average 80%.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

We checked 9,080 user and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


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Released Over Five Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since December 2011.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency classification of this medium display diagonal TV is B. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 42LW579 will cost £144 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs of this spec and age.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The average high frequency rate of TVs of a similar age and type to this television is 200Hz, and the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. With a high frequency rate of 600 hertz, the LG 42LW579 has one of the faster high frequency rates amongst TVs of this age.

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung UE40D7000LS (800Hz).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 2.4 milliseconds, the 42LW579 has a very fast response time compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television the response times range from 2ms to 20ms.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

If this LG TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-43W755 (£439.99) (43" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 42LW579 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support Wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40H6470 is also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LW579 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The 42LW579 supports parental controls. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The 42LW579 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support 24p.

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Management Features

Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture

The 42LW579 does not support Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LW579 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 42LW579 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LG 42LW579 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LW579 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 42LW579 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thin

The thinnest depth of TVs of this spec and age is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. At only 30.9 millimeters, the 42LW579 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 42lw579s
Barcodes 08808992383314

LG 42LW579 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LW579 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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