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LG 42LY960

72

Overall Score

LG 42LY960

LG 42LY960

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A very economical to run but 3 year old 42" Full HD television, with good features but representing only middle of the road value for money
42" Full HD No 55.1mm Jan 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 42LY960 Review

With low running costs but at over 3 years old, we have scored the LG 42LY960 as follows:
59
Value for Money
Average
71
Features
Good Features
74
Age
3 Years Old
88
Running Costs
£65 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £65 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
RoHS compliant
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

14
Watching Films
Mediocre
34
Watching Sport
Mediocre

How Big is the LG 42LY960?

The LG 42LY960 is 949mm wide and 560mm tall. It is 55.1mm thick

LG 42LY960 front dimensions
LG 42LY960 size in context

LG 42LY960 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 29,044 user and expert reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an efficiency rating of A+. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 42LY960 is £65, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LY960 in January 2015.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 42LY960's display diagonal of 42" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 37% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the 42LY960 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 42LY960 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 42LY960's thickness of 55.1mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 62% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 42LY960 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The 42LY960 does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs also do not have an optical disc player.

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RoHS Compliant

The LG 42LY960 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of TVs are not RoHS compliant.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other TVs, the 42LY960 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42LY960 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LY960 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

The display brightness of the 42LY960 of 400 cd/m² is brighter than 68% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The display brightnesses of televisions range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 42LY960 of 1,400 is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 51% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 42ly960h

Barcodes:

08806084661784, 08806084686817

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