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LG 42LF5600

41.9" Full HD 60Hz Flat Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
Excellent user reviews
Good picture quality
Good quality
92 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

The average user rating of this medium display diagonal television is 90% based on 96 user reviews. 67 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 8,960 owner and expert reviews (including 911 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Quality

Thirty-three owners who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Walmart.com said two years ago “Build quality is good” . Walmart.com also mentioned “Built in USB 3.0 pins for front panel, solid standard features and ASUS quality and BIOS support” in their review. Walmart.com also said “Overall build quality” in their review.

Easy to Use

Ten people who reviewed the LG 42LF5600 mentioned that it was easy to use. Walmart.com said in their review of this TV “Legacy PCI(have a nice sound board that I still want to use”. Musikman76 wrote in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “It's really easy to use and get used to remote” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Rayman323 said on Walmart.com “Easy to use once you get the hang of it!” in their review of this TV.

Seven customers mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Jerry said in his review of this TV on Walmart.com “My LG tv was easy to set up and has a very user friendly menu to put in your settings”. Lgreen0830 gave the product a score of a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com two years ago “I purchased this LG Smart TV and LOVE it! It has awesome picture ( with settings for all modes”. Bengus81 mentioned “It also has the Expert settings where you can tweak them even more” in their review of this TV.

Four people who purchased it agreed that it was easy to setup. Kathryncmh said on Walmart.com “We are incredibly satisfied with this product! And so easy to set up” in their review of this TV. Super G scored it a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com two years ago “This product is amazing very easy to set up crystal clear viewing magnificent sound for your listening pleasure Good job LG well done”. In the same month Aileen said “It is the perfect size for my living room, was easy to set up”.

Two people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to handle. Two years ago Walmart.com said “It handles Maya quite nicely” in their review of this TV. One customer said in their reviews that it had a good interface. Gadgetgirl90 mentioned two years ago “The user interface is OK.” and gave the product a score of 4 stars out of 5.

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Well Made

Nine customers thought it was well made. Walmart.com wrote two years ago “It handles Maya well but, if you're wanting to do serious gaming I would not rely on the built in video” in their review of this TV. Walmart.com also said “I'm finding the Intel HD graphics, 'built in video' essentally, is extremely strong compared to how I thought it would be” in their review. Walmart.com also wrote “Solid state caps” in their review.

Three customers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Themom said in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “LG gave me the best BANG for my buck with this lightweight, sturdy, sleekly designed LED flat-screen television”. Maggie75 mentioned on Walmart.com in the same month “The TV is very sturdy”. Dan the it Guy said on Bhphotovideo.com “It makes the mounting VERY sturdy.” in his review of the LG 42LF5600.

Two customers who purchased this TV reckoned that it was easy to damage or scratch. Fireguy mentioned in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “After having my cable box replaced (which was also destroyed), this TV has performed superbly”. Fireguy also wrote “I needed to replace a TV destroyed by a lightning strike” in their review.

One owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was reliable. Two years ago J.t. rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote “For a really good, dependable, great value, quality tv the 42LF5600 is the BOMB” in their review of this TV.

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Nice Design

Three customers agreed that this TV was good looking. Amber mentioned in her LG 42LF5600 review two years ago “Beautiful picture for a great price!” . Afdhadfhadsfg mentioned “It is sure easier to power beautiful graphics (ultra settings) at 1080 than at 4k” . Dfarebrother1 wrote on Walmart.com “Sound quality is pretty good too” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was well designed. Two years ago Amber21 wrote on Walmart.com “Love the sleek, stylish design also”. Aileen mentioned “An attractive design” in her review of this TV. An anonymous author wrote “The design is sleek as well”.

One customer concluded that it had a thin frame. One owner who purchased it said that it was neat. Musikman76 wrote in their review of this TV “It's packed with a lot of neat features and picture settings for a very reasonable price”.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Fifteen owners concluded that the LG 42LF5600 had good picture quality. Walmart.com said “Image Quality”. Old Smoker said on Walmart.com “The picture quality is great”. Kj63 mentioned “This was a very easy setup and the picture quality is fantastic” .

Two customers agreed that it was good for playing games on. Jeff he said on Amazon “Awesome for gaming” in his review of this TV. One person who bought the product considered that it had good colour saturation.

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Good High Def TV

Five customers who purchased this TV concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their review of this TV “The LG 42LF5600 (MSRP $499) is a midsize Full HD (1080p) option from LG”. Mywaynyc1 mentioned “This LED television is large and shows an amazing picture in HD” in their review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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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Not 3D

The 42LF5600 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television are also not 3D.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs of this type and age the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 140Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the 42LF5600 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Features

Good Remote Control

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good remote control. James1 scored it 80 out of 100 and said on Walmart.com “The remote is easy to use”. Lloyd Dobler he mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Remote is nothing special.” in his review of this TV. Also two years ago Alf mentioned “The lg have a real good picture it is the best tv that i every had the sound good the remote is ease to use i love is tv” in their review of this TV.

Good for Wall Mounting

One customer who bought the LG 42LF5600 considered that it was good for wall mounting. Mikeb wrote on Amazon “You have to use the spacers that are included with the TV, as well as the spacers that are included with the wall mount”.

Good Stand

Four owners who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good stand. Bruce gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “It is great that B&H Photo stand strong behind their customers” in his review of this TV. Fireguy gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “My only dislike is the stand that comes with the TV”. Gadgetgirl90 wrote “The only thing I truly dislike about this TV are the legs/stand/base” and scored it 4 stars out of 5.

Good Features

Ten owners who purchased the product concluded that it had good features. Two years ago Walmart.com wrote in their review of this TV “Nice features, including lots of video outputs”. Walmart.com also wrote “This board has all the right features, for a decent price” in their review. Rayh mentioned on Walmart.com “The clarity is excellent and has all the features that I was looking for” in their review of this TV.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Twenty-five owners who bought this TV considered that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Nettiejean17 mentioned in their LG 42LF5600 review “Good sound quality and a good picture”. Mr Cat wrote on Walmart.com also two years ago “Picture and sound excellent”. Lee57 said in their review of this TV on Walmart.com “We love the picture, sound quality” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs of this age and type range from 5W to 1,000W. The LG 42LF5600 has one of the higher RMS rated powers (20 Watts) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One person concluded that the product was noisy. Teetee mentioned “I have my TV in my bedroom so the sound seems to be loud enough” but despite that they gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One owner said in their reviews that the product was good in terms of power usage. Two years ago Themom scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and wrote in their LG 42LF5600 review on Walmart.com “Compatible with laptops and super energy efficient, which is a must nowadays - it's all included”.


Benefits

Great for Films

One customer who reviewed the product said that it was great for watching films. Dale 08 said “The 42 inch screen is big enough for the whole family to enjoy a movie with great quality images”.


Weight & Dimensions

Lightweight

Three people wrote in their reviews that this TV was lightweight. Two years ago Walmart.com gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Lightweight, fast, incredible BIOS(coming from a former Windows 95 OEM user IN Dec” in their review of this TV. Also two years ago Dan the it Guy mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “VESA mount is 400x400, which is very large for a lightweight 42" LED display”.

Two people who reviewed this TV agreed that it was thin. Gadgetgirl90 mentioned on Walmart.com “The thin gray frame (and reasonable sale price for a 42-inch) really stood out in-store”.

One owner who purchased it said that it was heavy and bulky. Afdhadfhadsfg said in their review of this TV on Amazon “I don't think I could have done that with a larger TV or one that was any heavier” and gave this TV a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

One person wrote that the LG 42LF5600 was easy to carry around. Two years ago Afdhadfhadsfg scored it a maximum of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV on Amazon “The TV is very light and easy to handle”. One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was thick. Gadgetgirl90 mentioned on Walmart.com “I think this model is a bit sleeker-looking than other popular brands with thicker black frames”.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The LG 42LF5600 has an energy Star certified. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have an energy Star certified.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LF5600 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LF5600 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television which have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 42LF5600 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The 42LF5600 does not have an internet TV function, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when LG released the 42LF5600.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42lf5600
Barcodes 00719192596887, 719192596887R1

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