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LG 42WL30

70

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LG 42WL30

£760.02
LG 42WL30
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An astoundingly thin thickness and economical to run 42" Full HD television, with good features but representing only moderate value for money
42" Full HD No 3.56mm Dec 2013 B
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LG 42WL30 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the LG 42WL30 number 9 in ultra thin TVs and number 232 in 40 inch TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
72
Features
Good Features
66
Age
4 Years Old
74
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Thinner than average
Energy Star certified
Saving your space efficiently with slim frame 42" LG PROFESSIONAL LED lcd* DISPLAY- 32" IPS PANEL
NATIVE resolution: 1920 X 1080 (fhd)
ASPECT ratio: 16:9
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this LG TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 882 in TVs for film. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 879 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good

How Big is the LG 42WL30?

LG 42WL30 front dimensions
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LG 42WL30 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 29,044 owner and expert reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £760.02 it is in the most expensive 34% of televisions.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 42WL30 has an average running cost of £110 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV was released in December 2013.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The LG 42WL30's display diagonal of 42" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 62% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The LG 42WL30 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 42WL30 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The LG 42WL30's thickness of only 3.56mm is very thin compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 99% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42WL30 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 61% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42WL30 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 42WL30 does not support internet TV, although keep in mind that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 42WL30 is Energy Star certified. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 42WL30 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Slower Than Average Response Time

TVs have response times of between 0.1ms and 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms. The LG 42WL30's response time of 16ms is in the slowest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Has a DVI Port

The LG 42WL30 has a DVI port. 96% of TVs do not have a DVI port.

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Brighter Than Average Display Brightness

Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m². The display brightness of the LG 42WL30 of 400 cd/m² is brighter than average when compared to most other TVs. It is brighter than 69% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg comfpfbahrbw6q, lg 42wl30

Barcodes:

08806084468659

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