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LG 42LA641
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LG 42LA641

42" Mar 2013
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Smart TV Features Release Date
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LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

Has a Built-In Camera

The 42LA641 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think because of it's better review score, the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, and the UE40F7000 all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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3D Compatible

The 42LA641 is 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 42LA641 are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including the LG 42LW579, the Samsung UE46F8500, or the Panasonic TX-40AS640 which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 42LA641 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years which do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 42LA641 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a WiFi connection.

Alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to consider include the Panasonic TX-L32E30, or the Sony KDL-48W600 which has better reviews.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 42LA641 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The 42LA641 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of this age and spec. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions that are a similar age to the 42LA641. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The 42LA641 has a greater number of smart modes than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LA641. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs of this spec and age is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. The LG 42LA641 has a quite thin thickness (only 36.3 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the LG 42LA641 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 42LA641. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not feature OLED technology. The 42LA641 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000 which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LA641

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 TVs of this age and spec. 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 Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when LG released the 42LA641.

Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
OSD Language
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
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Height (with Stand)
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Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42la641, lg 1080, 42la641s, 42la641v, lg 1080p, 42-la641s, lg 42la641, 42la641sapi, lg 42la641v, 42la641s.api, roadcasescom 42la641, roadcasescom 42la641v, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00045
Barcodes 00648044631547, 08806084280220, 08806084280237, 08806084284235, 08806084284242
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