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LG 42LS5700
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LG 42LS5700

42" 120Hz Edge-LED Apr 2012
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Good Brand

LG mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Good Remote Control

A few LG 42LS5700 owners considered that this TV had a good remote control. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com mentioned “We’ve said about LG’s excellent motion-controlled Magic Remote and smart platform” in their review of this TV. Reviewed.com mentioned “We've said many good things about LG's excellent motion-controlled Magic Remote and smart platform” in their review of the LG 42LS5700.

Robust

One person mentioned that this TV was well made. Expert review site Reviewed.com mentioned “Despite the sometimes iffy motion performance, this TV is a solid p”.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 42LS5700 reviewer who purchased this TV thought it had good colour saturation. Four years ago Reviewed.com wrote “It produces very good colors and a fantastic contrast ratio—_and_ it comes with LG's excellent smart platform”.

Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LS5700 which do not support smart TV features, the LG 42LS5700 supports smart TV features.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 42LS5700 is a three USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LS5700 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 42LS5700 is a four HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LS5700 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The 42LS5700 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 42LS5700. The smart modes "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG television.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The 42LS5700 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LS5700.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of televisions of a comparable type and age to the 42LS5700 is 62mm. At only 35.56 millimeters, the 42LS5700 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LS5700.

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7 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on two expert reviews from sites including parentesis.com and reviewed.com the average expert rating of this television is 67 out of 100.

Inferior Technical Features

One customer reckoned that the product did not have good features. Expert website Televisioninfo.com said “One of the drawbacks about some of the TVs that include those features is how expensive they are” in their LG 42LS5700 review.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 42LS5700 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that have been available for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The 42LS5700 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 42LS5700, the 42LS5700 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LS5700 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42LS5700 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 12.7 kilograms, the 42LS5700 is quite heavy compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 42LS5700. The lightest TV that has been on the market for a similar time to the 42LS5700 is 3.7kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LS5700

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that came out 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

This LG TV has been on the market for over four years.

Average Refresh Rate

At 120 hertz, the LG 42LS5700 has a fairly standard refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Full HD Display
Graphics Resolution
HD-Ready
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WLAN-Ready Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Auto Power Off
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Game Mode
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
DLNA Certificate
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(4)
16 October 2012

Colors on the 55LS5700 are displayed well with a nice, realistic look. Colors are not oversaturated and warm tones and flesh tones look particularly good.Contrast and black level perfomance on... Read more…

Tiene puertos USB para conectar una memoria porttil, un disco duro externo o una cmara y as, reproducir el contenido de forma directa
No tiene mucha potencia de audio y su diseo es muy simple
4 October 2012

We enjoyed our time spent with the LG 42LS5700 (MSRP $1,099). This mid-range LG turned out to be a very good smart TV, complete with a great contrast, respectable color consistency, and a low...

2 September 2012

Esta televisión es apta para toda la familia, ya que en ella se pueden disfrutar desde películas románticas o filmes de acción hasta videojuegos con gráficos demandantes...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42ls5700, lglcd42ls5700, framethetv 42ls5700
Barcodes 00719192583825
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