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LG 42LS3400

42" 100Hz 76.5mm Mar 2012
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Thickness Release Date
With the brilliant picture quality of LED TV boosted by LG's cutting-edge motion processing, the LS3400 is an all-round star performer. It also boasts energy saving features and a USB connection... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all LG televisions and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Good Smart TV Features

Two customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Expert review site Whathifi.com said “Crucially, there's a strong Freeview tuner, good sound” in their LG 42LS3400 review. Whathifi.com also said “Good Freeview tuner”.

Good Size

One person wrote in their reviews that this TV was thin. Expert website Whathifi.com wrote in their review three years ago “LG has been making headlines for slim and smart top-end televisions recently.” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Nice Design

One LG 42LS3400 owner mentioned that this TV was a good design. Expert website Reviewed.com mentioned in their LG 42LS3400 review “If you are looking for a TV with a great sense of design, you might want to look elsewhere” nonetheless they only gave the product a score of 57 out of 100.

Good Sound Quality

Some LG 42LS3400 owners said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Three years ago Whathifi.com said “Decent sound” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

One LG 42LS3400 owner thought the LG 42LS3400 had good features. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com wrote in their review “This is LG’s most basic LED TV, which means it lacks any kind of good looks, motion enhancement, or fancy features”.

Good Picture Quality

One person who purchased the LG 42LS3400 concluded that it had a wide viewing angle. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com mentioned “It makes up for these shortcomings with its great color accuracy, wide viewing angle”.

Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 42LS3400 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LS3400. The display brightnesses of mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LS3400 range from 160 cd/m² to 3,000 cd/m².

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LS3400 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "LPCM" are also supported by this TV.

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12 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including whathifi.com, parentesis.com and reviewed.com this TV has an overall expert rating of 66 out of 100.

Poor Product Quality

One LG 42LS3400 owner who bought the LG 42LS3400 said that it was not good quality. Whathifi.com wrote three years ago “Disappointing sound quality” in their review however they still gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LS3400 do not have a WiFi connection. The 42LS3400 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 42LS3400 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 42LS3400 also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 42LS3400 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LS3400 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LS3400 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 42LS3400 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LS3400.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The 42LS3400 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) amongst similar spec televisions of this age. The RMS rated power of televisions of this spec and age range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 42LS3400 do not feature OLED technology. The LG 42LS3400 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

With a weight of 13.1 kilograms, the LG 42LS3400 is quite heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LS3400. The weights of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LS3400 range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 99 kilowatt hours, the 42LS3400 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 42LS3400. Comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 42LS3400 have annual energy consumptions of between 0.22kWh and 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LS3400

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 were released more than two years ago. 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

LG released the 42LS3400 over four years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 100 hertz, the LG 42LS3400 has a relatively average refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42LS3400.

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Average Thickness

At 76.5 millimeters, the 42LS3400 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
HD-Ready
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Anynet (HDMI-CEC) Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Cable Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range

Expert Reviews

(5)
12 September 2013

We don't expect a great deal from a £300 TV and while this LG isn't packed with features what it does pack is great performance. Crucially, there's a strong Freeview tuner, good sound and sharp,...

Good Freeview tuner
USB input
DLNA connectivity
Decent sound
Good pictures
No Freeview HD or smart TV apps
Black levels not faultless
Patchy backlight
Contrast too low 590 1)
Glossy screen reflects
7 September 2012

There?s not much to dislike about the LG 42LS3400 (MSRP $719). It doesn?t have many ports and the audio is average, but it makes up for these shortcomings with its great color accuracy, wide...

7 September 2012

While it has it has flaws the LG 42LS3400 (MSRP $719) does well in a few important areas. It doesn't have many ports and the audio is average, but it makes up for these shortcomings with its great...

28 February 2013

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La resolucin es Full HD e incluye una tecnologa que mejora la calidad de imagen
La actualizacin de imagen es de tan slo 60 Hz y el contraste de colores no es tn alto
18 November 2012

Si estás buscando una televisión Full HD que te de imágenes nítidas y que tenga opciones inteligentes para ahorrar energía, esta LG de 42 pulgadas es muy buena opción...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ls3400
Barcodes 00719192586499, 05053973578514, 08010231496901, 08801031545315, 08801031545902, 08801031546244, 08801031546275
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