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LG 42LW579 Review
|5 Years Old|
|£144 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 48?
It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £144 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 42LW579 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Does not support Picture-in-Picture
LG 42LW579 In-Depth Analysis
Good Expert Reviews
LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions
Based on 16,194 user and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its televisions. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The 42LW579's display diagonal of 42" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The 42LW579 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The 42LW579's thickness of only 30.9mm is quite thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 6% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The 42LW579 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
The 42LW579 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The LG 42LW579 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
Very Fast Response Time
Across all the TVs the response times range from 0.002ms to 180ms, and the average response time is 7.4ms. The 42LW579's response time of only 2.4ms is in the fastest 6% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Support Picture-in-Picture
The 42LW579 does not support Picture-in-Picture, although it is worth noting that 76% of TVs also do not support Picture-in-Picture.
Supports Parental Controls
The 42LW579 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The 42LW579's RMS rated power of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate
The 42LW579's high frequency rate of 600Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 13% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.
Released Over Five Years Ago
This TV was released in December 2011.
Running Costs Are OK
This television is rated B for energy efficiency, and the 42LW579 has an average running cost of £144 over 5 years based on adequate energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||certified 42lw579s|