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LG 42CS560
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LG 42CS560

42" May 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type Release Date
42 inch TV | LCD Full HD 1080p | Picture Wizard | Intelligent Sensor LG CS560 Full HD 1080p LCD TV has stunning picture quality with double the detail, making it great to watch sports, fast action... More
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6 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by LG have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Robust

A few LG 42CS560 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was well made. Pcmag.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and mentioned in their LG 42CS560 review on expert website PC Mag “You can pick up a solid 42-inch set for under $700 with relative ease”.

Nice Design

One LG 42CS560 reviewer who purchased the LG 42CS560 concluded that it was good looking. Four years ago Cnet.com wrote on CNET.com “In 2012 its TVs higher-end LEDs are among the most beautifully designed TVs we've ever seen”.

Good High Def TV

One person reckoned that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Cnet.com wrote “Tiene una pantalla con un tamao grande que te dejar ver cualquier contenido en Full HD y que te ofrece nitidez e imgenes claras” in their LG 42CS560 review.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag “LG's CS560 series of CCFL-backlt LCD HDTVs offer solid overall picture quality with excellent colors at very reasonable prices” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 42CS560 reviewer said in their reviews that the LG 42CS560 had good colour saturation.

9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, IT Reviews.com and parentesis.com this TV has an overall expert rating of 63 out of 100. The expert review sites aren't convinced by this mid-size TV.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42CS560 do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 42CS560 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 42CS560 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 42CS560 also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42CS560, the 42CS560 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of a similar spec and age to the 42CS560 do not have a built-in camera. The 42CS560 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only One HDMI Port

The 42CS560 is a one HDMI port television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42CS560 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs of a similar type and age to the 42CS560 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W. The 42CS560 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 14 Watts) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 42CS560.

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Heavy

At 13.4 kilograms, the 42CS560 is quite heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 42CS560. Mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 3.7kg and 36kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42CS560

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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

It was over four years ago when LG released the 42CS560.

Specification

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Progressive Scan
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Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
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RF Ports Quantity
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDCP
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (standby)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

(4)
15 November 2012

The LG CS560 series is a relatively cheap LCD TV, but its poor image quality means that it cannot compete against other budget TVs...

The LG C 560 series offers decent color accuracy and saturation
The TV has a matte screen and bright-room performance is better than the LG L 4600's at half the price
Inexpensive
Accurate colors
Very bright
The TV has terrible black levels and off-axis viewing
The TV suffers from poor uniformity, with large backlight blobs afflicting the upper half of the screen
Dismal black levels
Only two HDMI ports
Tiene un procesador de imagen de solamente 60Hz, el cual har que las imgenes con movimientos rpidos se vean con barrido
24 October 2012

You'll make some compromises, but LG's CS560 series of CCFL-backlt LCD HDTVs offer solid overall picture quality with excellent colors at very reasonable prices...

24 October 2012

You'll make some compromises, but LG's CS560 series of CCFL-backlt LCD HDTVs offer solid overall picture quality with excellent colors at very reasonable prices...

12 June 2012

Dirigido a quienes buscan una televisión solo para ver contenido en alta definición; esta televisión no es una Smart TV así que no podrás navegar por Internet; sin embargo, esto no impide que...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42cs560, lg 42cs560
Barcodes 00719192584020
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