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LG 42LY330

A 3 year old 42" Full HD television with not very good features
42" Full HD No 1200:1 Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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LG 42LY330 Review

33
Missing Some Features
44
3 Years Old
5
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

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This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi
Quite slow high frequency rate

LG 42LY330 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 16,057 user and expert reviews (including 6,872 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The LG 42LY330's display diagonal of 42" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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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.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 42LY330 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 42LY330's thickness of 55.5mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 42% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LY330 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The RMS rated power of the 42LY330 of 20W is in the highest 16% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The LG 42LY330's high frequency rate of only 50Hz is in the slowest 3% of all televisions 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.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 42LY330 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 42LY330 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Supports 24p

The 42LY330 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LY330 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LY330 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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RoHS Compliant

The LG 42LY330 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of TVs are not RoHS compliant.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The LG 42LY330's response time of 9ms is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 17% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the response times range from 0.002ms to 180ms, and the average response time is 7.4ms.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LY330 in March 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lgelectronics 42ly330c
Barcodes 08806084641960, 08806084642059, 08806084642110
Five years longer manufacturer's guarantee
20.5mm thinner
Four loudspeakers
Better manufacturer's guarantee by one year
17% faster high frequency rate
80 cd/m² dimmer display brightness
Faster high frequency rate
15% larger display diagonal
Thicker

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