LG mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
Across all the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LY570 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. The 42LY570 has a fairly high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LY570.
1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on TVs of this spec and age.
8 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The LG 42LY570 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 42LY570 are Smart TV, however the 42LY570 is not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The LG 42LY570 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 42LY570 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The LG 42LY570 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LY570 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Only Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LG 42LY570 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is SECAM, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems NTSC are also supported by this TV.
Only Has Two Screen Format Adjustments
The 42LY570 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LY570. The screen format adjustment "4:3" is also found on this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The LG 42LY570 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The LG 42LY570 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LY570 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
4 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LY570
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it. 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 42LY570 has a pretty typical refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.
1200:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This TV has a 1200:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.
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At 55.5 millimeters, the 42LY570 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago.
Typical Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080
Screen Format Adjustment
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Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
RMS Rated Power
Standard, Music, Movie
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
Remote Output Port
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Ethernet LAN Connection
Vivid, Cinema, Game, Energy saving, Standard, Sports
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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