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LG 42LF5610

42" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this mid-size TV on average 89 out of 100.

Nice Design

A few customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Ciaran Gaffney said on Amazon this month “Pretty damn great!” and rated this TV 5 stars. In the same month Grinster said in their review of the LG 42LF5610 “One thing I will say is that I'm very pleased with the appearance of this television”. In October this year Subir Sinha wrote in their review of the LG 42LF5610 “My Sky remote got programmed pretty easily for the TV” and gave the product a very good review score.

Good Sound Quality

Six LG 42LF5610 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality. A few weeks ago Jgm wrote on Amazon “It does the job very well for us with a good picture and sound is fine” in their review of this TV. Martin Roslyn gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “Smashing tv with great quality sound”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased the product wrote that it was good quality. Castledener mentioned this year “Quality item with quick post”. Choralist said a few weeks ago “Good picture quality and colour” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars. David a Nichol said on Amazon also a few weeks ago “Excellent picture and sound quality”.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who bought this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. David a Nichol scored this TV very highly and he mentioned “I watch tv through a sky HD box and picture quality is superb” in his review of the LG 42LF5610.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 6,043 user and expert reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

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Good Size

One person said that the product was thin. Subir Sinha mentioned in their review of this TV this month “Great built, looks slim”. One LG 42LF5610 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the LG 42LF5610 was heavy and bulky. In October this year Amazon Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Not as heavy as the older versions”.

Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. This year Jgm mentioned “We are not as young as we were with commensurate diminution of hearing faculties! This tv is vg, simple to set up, does all it says on the tin”.

Robust

One LG 42LF5610 owner said in their reviews that this TV was well made.

Nice Stand

One customer reckoned that the product had a good stand. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Good stand as well” in their review of the LG 42LF5610.

Good Remote Control

One LG 42LF5610 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One LG 42LF5610 owner concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Subir Sinha wrote on Amazon “2015 version has 2 HDMI ports while 2016 version has only 1 HDMI port” in their review of this TV and rated the product as very good.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 42LF5610 reviewer who bought it considered that it was noisy. Subir Sinha mentioned in their LG 42LF5610 review “Though sound is pretty clear loud for my living room, some people will still feel the need for an external speakers”.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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Has Four Sound Modes

The LG 42LF5610 has a greater number of sound modes than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on TVs of this age and spec. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this LG TV.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Supports Eight Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the LG 42LF5610 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LF5610. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 7mm to 100mm. The 42LF5610 has a fairly thin thickness (only 55.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 42LF5610.

We compared this TV to all the other 55.5mm thick TVs and we think the LG 32LF580 which is cheaper; or the LG 42LF561 which has better reviews are also worth considering.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to look at the LG 42LF580 (55.5mm).

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12 Reasons Against

Poor Smart TV Features

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. In October David a Nichol mentioned on Amazon “This TV does not have the Freeview HD version so worth upgrading to next version for under a tenner if not watching through Sky HD” in his review.

Poor High Def TV

One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 42LF5610 was not good at displaying high definition TV.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 42LF5610 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which support smart TV features.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the LG 43LF590 which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LF5610 do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 42LF5610 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to look at including the LG 43LF590 which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LF5610 are not 3D compatible. The 42LF5610 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the 43LF590, or the 42LF652 both from LG or the Sony KDL-43W805.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LF5610 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LF5610 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 42LF5610 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This LG television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LF5610.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The 42LF5610 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LF5610 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LF5610 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 42LF5610 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than a year have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The 42LF5610 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 76 kilowatt hours, the 42LF5610 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LF5610. Mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LF5610 have annual energy consumptions of between 26kWh and 160kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LF5610

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 by Grinster
(Verified Purchase)

This won't be a technical review because others have done a good job. One thing I will say is that I'm very pleased with the appearance of this television. I didn't have a TV in my house for a few... Read more…

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by Mtc
(Verified Purchase)

Good tv...

Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Jade 2707
(Verified Purchase)

Looks stunning Great screen quality Sound isn't super loud but us still loud The legs give the TV a modern feel. Glad I purchased this...

Reviewed 10 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

TV did not work properly had to return...

(Verified Purchase)

This could have been a no star product since the first to arrive was bust however Amazon pulled out the stops and the replacement came next morning. We bought this tele because we wanted a simple... Read more…

Reviewed 14 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Well done...

Reviewed 12 April 2016 by Big del
(Verified Purchase)

One word! brilliant.

Reviewed 2 April 2016 by LuLu
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this tv with the amazon vouchers I got as a leaving present from my last job to put in our living room of our new house! picture quality is great and the sound is great (as we have a... Read more…

Reviewed 27 March 2016 by Castledener
(Verified Purchase)

Quality item with quick post,a really nice no frills TV...

Reviewed 23 February 2016 by David A Nichol
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent picture and sound quality. I watch tv through a sky HD box and picture quality is superb. This TV does not have the Freeview HD version so worth upgrading to next version for under a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $64.48
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Total running cost over 5 years $65.89
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lf5610, no 42lf5610, cello 42lf5610, cello 42lf5610s, cello 42lf5610si, lg lglcd42lf5610, cello 42lf5610siz, cello 42lf5610size, refurbished 42lf5610, hpdellapple 42lf5610, lg electronics 42lf5610, lg electronics ltd 42lf5610
Barcodes 05054629734308, 08806087274264, 08806087274301, 08806087274387
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