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LG 42LY540

LG 42LY540

42" 1200:1 Flat May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
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LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all LG televisions and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings.

9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 42LY540 does not have a wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 42LY540 also do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LY540 do not support smart TV. The 42LY540 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The LG 42LY540 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42LY540 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LY540 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The LG 42LY540 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the 42LY540 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 42LY540 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG 42LY540 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The response times of comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years range from 2ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms. The LG 42LY540 has a fairly slow response time (9 milliseconds) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LY540

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that were launched 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this LG TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Performance
Plug and Play
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42ly540, 42ly540h, lg 42ly540, lg 42ly540h
Barcodes 08806084661654, 08806084686770

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