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LG 42LX330
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LG 42LX330

42.16" 60Hz Direct-LED Sep 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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8 Reasons For

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 6,043 expert and user reviews, LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 42LX330 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 1,000W. The 42LX330 has one of the higher RMS rated power (20 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the 42LX330 is more than most TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LX330. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this LG TV.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The LG 42LX330 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LX330. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "HE-AAC" and "LPCM" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of TVs of this age and spec range from 180 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 42LX330 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Supports One Video Format

The LG 42LX330 has a greater number of video formats than most comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats DIVX are also supported by this LG TV.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year is 66mm. At only 55.88 millimeters, the 42LX330 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released one year ago.

We compared this TV to all the other 55.88mm thick TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 32LF5600 is also worth considering.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the LG 42LB5610 (56mm).

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 42LX330 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec which support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Philips 48PFH5500 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 42LX330 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 42LX330 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions that are a similar age to the 42LX330 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LX330 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LX330 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 42LX330 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN50J6200 ($449.95).

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LX330 the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 160kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 76 kilowatt hours, the 42LX330 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 42LX330.

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Only One RF Port

Most televisions of this type and age have one RF port, including the 42LX330 which has one RF port.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LX330

Released Over a Year Ago

This mid-size TV was released over a year ago.

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 televisions of this spec and age. 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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Average Refresh Rate

The LG 42LX330 has a fairly standard refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

If this television refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the LG 49LF631 (100Hz).

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Specification

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Display Resolution
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Screen Format Adjustment
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Graphics Resolution
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Out Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
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Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
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Weight & Dimensions
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Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details
RF Input

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $48.19
Electricity cost when on standby $2.35
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Total running cost over 5 years $50.54
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lx330, lg 42lx330c
Barcodes 00719192196940, 08806087302127, 08806087437713
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