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LG 42LN5300
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LG 42LN5300

41.9" 60Hz Direct-LED Apr 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
You won't believe your eyes. LG's LED technology delivers amazing brightness, clarity and color detail. This stunning picture is the reason you wanted HDTV in the first place. With almost double... More
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LG Electronics 42LN5300 42 Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV Review
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LG 42LN5300 Review
42LN5300 Review - LG Electronics 42LN5300 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV

5 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 6,043 expert and owner reviews, LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Easy to Use

One LG 42LN5300 reviewer considered that the LG 42LN5300 had a good experience. Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this TV “Vivid color output provide an enjoyable viewing experience for a seriously low”.

Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the LG 42LN5300 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LN5300 is 18W.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 42LN5300 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LN5300. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 42LN5300 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 42LN5300.

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9 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Digitaltrends.com and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this TV is 68%.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The LG 42LN5300 does not have a WiFi connection, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LN5300, the LG 42LN5300 does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 42LN5300 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LN5300 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 42LN5300 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LN5300, the 42LN5300 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most televisions that are a similar age to the 42LN5300 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 42LN5300 which has two HDMI ports.

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Fairly Thick

The 42LN5300 has one of the thicker thicknesses (79 millimeters) amongst televisions of this age. Comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 42LN5300 have thicknesses of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LN5300

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been on the market 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 Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the 42LN5300 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 42LN5300.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Storage Temperature Range

Expert Reviews

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While you could argue that the LN5300's 42-inch display is a bit too big for its 60Hz britches, we still think it offers serious value for the money. The TV's sharp image and vivid color output...

25 May 2013

Esta televisión es una buena opción para jóvenes o adultos. Por sus limitantes en conexión y su tamaño mediano no se recomienda para ser el centro de atención de una sala o cuarto de...

Gorgeous color
Sharp, clear image
Good black levels
Attractive, minimalist design
Su resolucin, bajo consumo de energa y puerto USB
Motion blurring
Poor sound quality
Su nivel de actualizacin de imagen es bajo, as que las imgenes no gozan de mucha fluidez y por momentos sigue apareciendo el molesto efecto de sombra en las escenas con movimientos rpidos

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $54.56
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $55.97
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 42LN5300uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42ln5300, lg 42ln5300, ledlg42ln5300fhd
Barcodes 00719192588387, 00794504632859
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