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LG 42LY330

LG 42LY330

42" 50Hz Direct-Lit LED Mar 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

On average LG mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all televisions built by LG.

Supports Five Audio Formats

The 42LY330 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LY330. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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15 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most televisions of this spec and age do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 42LY330 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Panasonic TX-L32E30 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this spec and age, the 42LY330 does not support smart TV features.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

At only 50 hertz, the 42LY330 has a quite slow refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 42LY330. The slowest refresh rate of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 170Hz.

Alternative 50Hz refresh rate televisions currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Toshiba 40L2433.

If this LG TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Cello C39226 (60Hz), the Philips 40PFS6909 (60Hz), or the Seiki SE32HO03 (60Hz).

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 42LY330, the 42LY330 is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-40AS640 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 42LY330 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LY330 also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000, or the UN46ES8000 both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The 42LY330 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems PAL and SECAM are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 42LY330 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 42LY330. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 42LY330 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported video format is MKV, but this video format is not supported by this LG television. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the 42LY330 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE46H7000 which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LY330 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the LG 42LY330 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The 42LY330 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LY330 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only Has Three Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the LG 42LY330 is more than most televisions that were launched around the same time as it. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42LY330. The sound modes "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LY330 is 160 cd/m² and the brightest is 3,000 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 42LY330 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LY330.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The average response time of TVs of a similar type and age to the 42LY330 is 9.2ms, and the response times range from 2ms to 400ms. At 9 milliseconds, the 42LY330 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42LY330.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LY330

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

Average Thickness

At 55.5 millimeters, the 42LY330 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

There are a number of alternative 55.5mm thick televisions currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 42LB580.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Cable Lock Slot
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight (with Stand)
Height
Width
Technical Details

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42ly330, 42ly330c, lgelectronics 42ly330, lgelectronics 42ly330c
Barcodes 08806084641960, 08806084642059, 08806084642110
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