LG 42LX320
LG 42LX320
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LG 42LX320

An economical to run 42" Full HD TV, but with poor features
42" Full HD 1200:1 Direct-LED Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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LG 42LX320 Review

Missing Some Features
2 Years Old
£86 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 44?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £86 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi
Does not have an ethernet port
Does not support internet TV

LG 42LX320 In-Depth Analysis


LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

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


Average Display Diagonal

The 42LX320's display diagonal of 42" is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 37% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 42LX320 of 55.5mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 41% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LX320 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 42LX320 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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RoHS Compliant

The 42LX320 is RoHS compliant, unlike 96% of TVs which are not RoHS compliant.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The LG 42LX320 supports Picture-in-Picture. 76% of TVs do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 42LX320 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has an Audio Input for DVI

The 42LX320 has an audio input for DVI, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an audio input for DVI.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LX320 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Supports 24p

The LG 42LX320 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the LG 42LX320 does not support internet TV. 61% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since August 2015.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the 42LX320 is £86 based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 42lx320h, lg electronics lx320h, lg 42lx320h, 42lx320c
Barcodes 04053162925816, 08806087302226, 08806087438796
3% larger display diagonal
4W lower RMS rated power
Larger display diagonal
2% cheaper to run
15% larger display diagonal
More expensive to run over five years by 18%
3% larger display diagonal
11.4mm thicker