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LG 42LA640
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LG 42LA640

42" Edge-LED Mar 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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8 Reasons For

LG Has Good Television Reviews

LG mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions LG is one of the superior manufacturers.

3D Compatible

The LG 42LA640 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 42LA640 which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 42LA640 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which do not support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 42LA640 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LA640 do not have a WiFi connection.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 42LA640 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 24 Watts, the LG 42LA640 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LA640. Across all the TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LA640 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the LG 42LA640 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42LA640. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this LG television.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LA640 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. At only 36.3 millimeters, the LG 42LA640 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 42LA640.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years, the 42LA640 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 42LA640 is more than most similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42LA640 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 42LA640 also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LA640

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV 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 Three Years Ago

LG released the 42LA640 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Child Lock
24p Support
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $61.32
Electricity cost when on standby $1.79
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Total running cost over 5 years $63.11
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Energy Rating
0.43T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42la640, lg 42la640v
Barcodes 00806084171382, 05053973523972, 08806084110220, 08806084171382, 08806084171412
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