LG is one of the superior television manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and LG also has good reviews for its mid-size TVs.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The 42LY560 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of this age and spec. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LY560.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The 42LY560 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The 42LY560 does not support smart TV features, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42LY560 also do not support smart TV features.
Not 3D Compatible
Most televisions of a similar age and spec to the 42LY560 are not 3D compatible. The 42LY560 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LY560 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LY560 is no exception to this as it too does 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 mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The LG 42LY560 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Has Four Sound Modes
The 42LY560 has a greater number of sound modes than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This LG TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on TVs of this spec and age. The sound modes "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.
4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LY560
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when LG released the 42LY560.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size 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.
Average Refresh Rate
The LG 42LY560 has a fairly typical refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.
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With a thickness of 55.88 millimeters, the 42LY560 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LY560.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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