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LG 42LA641
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LG 42LA641

42" Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Smart TV Release Date
Smart 3D TV With 4 Pairs Of 3D Glasses, Freeview HD and Built-In WI-FI. Our Smart platform brings together all your favourite content. There's catch-up TV from the likes of BBC iPlayer, as well as... More
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9 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 6,328 expert and owner reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Has a Built-In Camera

The 42LA641 has a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think because of it's better review score, the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], and the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42LA641 which are not 3D compatible, the LG 42LA641 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible televisions currently available including the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 42LA641 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 42LA641 do not support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support smart TV features and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H6700[plb_2232461_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 42LA641 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which do not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price].

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The LG 42LA641 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LA641. Most of the TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LA641 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LA641 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions of this age and spec. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The LG 42LA641 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This LG TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LA641. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

At only 36.3 millimeters, the 42LA641 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42LA641. The average thickness of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LA641 is 62mm.

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2 Reasons Against

Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 42LA641 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 42LA641. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LA641 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LA641

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that are a similar 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.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when LG released the 42LA641.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
IntelĀ® Wireless Display (IntelĀ® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Management Features
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
24p Support
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
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
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42la641, lg 1080, 42la641s, 42la641v, lg 1080p, 42-la641s, lg 42la641, 42la641sapi, lg 42la641v, 42la641s.api, roadcasescom 42la641, roadcasescom 42la641v, roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00045
Barcodes 00648044631547, 08806084280220, 08806084280237, 08806084284235, 08806084284242
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