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LG 42CS560
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LG 42CS560

42" May 2012
Screen Size HD Type Release Date
42 inch TV | LCD Full HD 1080p | Picture Wizard | Intelligent Sensor LG CS560 Full HD 1080p LCD TV has stunning picture quality with double the detail, making it great to watch sports, fast action... More
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6 Reasons For

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

On average LG mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions produced by LG.

Robust

A few LG 42CS560 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was well made. Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their LG 42CS560 review on expert website PC Mag “You can pick up a solid 42-inch set for under $700 with relative ease”.

Nice Design

One LG 42CS560 reviewer who purchased the LG 42CS560 concluded that it was good looking. Four years ago Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “In 2012 its TVs higher-end LEDs are among the most beautifully designed TVs we've ever seen”.

Good High Def TV

One person reckoned that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Cnet.com wrote “Tiene una pantalla con un tamao grande que te dejar ver cualquier contenido en Full HD y que te ofrece nitidez e imgenes claras” in their LG 42CS560 review.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag “LG's CS560 series of CCFL-backlt LCD HDTVs offer solid overall picture quality with excellent colors at very reasonable prices” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 42CS560 reviewer said in their reviews that the LG 42CS560 had good colour saturation.

9 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

Based on four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, IT Reviews.com and parentesis.com this TV has an average expert rating of 63 out of 100. It seems that experts really don't rate this LG TV very highly.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 42CS560 does not have a WiFi connection, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42CS560 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 42CS560 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42CS560 also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 42CS560 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42CS560 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42CS560 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only One HDMI Port

Most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42CS560 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 42CS560 which has one HDMI port.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42CS560 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42CS560 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 14 Watts, the 42CS560 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42CS560 is 18W.

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Heavy

Mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42CS560 have weights of between 1.4kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. At 13.4 kilograms, the 42CS560 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42CS560

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for 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 Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this LG television was released.

Specification

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Expert Reviews

(4)
15 November 2012

The LG CS560 series is a relatively cheap LCD TV, but its poor image quality means that it cannot compete against other budget TVs...

The LG C 560 series offers decent color accuracy and saturation
The TV has a matte screen and bright-room performance is better than the LG L 4600's at half the price
Inexpensive
Accurate colors
Very bright
The TV has terrible black levels and off-axis viewing
The TV suffers from poor uniformity, with large backlight blobs afflicting the upper half of the screen
Dismal black levels
Only two HDMI ports
Tiene un procesador de imagen de solamente 60Hz, el cual har que las imgenes con movimientos rpidos se vean con barrido
24 October 2012

You'll make some compromises, but LG's CS560 series of CCFL-backlt LCD HDTVs offer solid overall picture quality with excellent colors at very reasonable prices...

24 October 2012

You'll make some compromises, but LG's CS560 series of CCFL-backlt LCD HDTVs offer solid overall picture quality with excellent colors at very reasonable prices...

12 June 2012

Dirigido a quienes buscan una televisión solo para ver contenido en alta definición; esta televisión no es una Smart TV así que no podrás navegar por Internet; sin embargo, esto no impide que...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42cs560, lg 42cs560
Barcodes 00719192584020
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