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LG 42LF5610

LG 42LF5610

42" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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17 Reasons For

Good User Reviews

Owners have rated this mid-size TV on average 89%.

Nice Design

A few customers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Ciaran Gaffney said on Amazon this month “Pretty damn great!” and rated this TV 5 stars. In the same month Grinster said in their review of the LG 42LF5610 “One thing I will say is that I'm very pleased with the appearance of this television”. In October this year Subir Sinha wrote in their review of the LG 42LF5610 “My Sky remote got programmed pretty easily for the TV” and gave the product a very good review score.

Good Sound Quality

Six LG 42LF5610 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had good sound quality. A few weeks ago Jgm wrote on Amazon “It does the job very well for us with a good picture and sound is fine” in their review of this TV. Martin Roslyn gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon “Smashing tv with great quality sound”.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who purchased the product wrote that it was good quality. Castledener mentioned this year “Quality item with quick post”. Choralist said a few weeks ago “Good picture quality and colour” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars. David a Nichol said on Amazon also a few weeks ago “Excellent picture and sound quality”.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who bought this TV agreed that it had good picture quality. David a Nichol scored this TV very highly and he mentioned “I watch tv through a sky HD box and picture quality is superb” in his review of the LG 42LF5610.

Good Brand

We checked 6,328 user and expert reviews for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs.

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Good Size

One person said that the product was thin. Subir Sinha mentioned in their review of this TV this month “Great built, looks slim”. One LG 42LF5610 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the LG 42LF5610 was heavy and bulky. In October this year Amazon Customer gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “Not as heavy as the older versions”.

Easy to Use

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. This year Jgm mentioned “We are not as young as we were with commensurate diminution of hearing faculties! This tv is vg, simple to set up, does all it says on the tin”.

Robust

One LG 42LF5610 owner said in their reviews that this TV was well made.

Good Stand

One customer reckoned that the product had a good stand. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Good stand as well” in their review of the LG 42LF5610.

Good Remote Control

One LG 42LF5610 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a good remote control.

Good Connectivity

One LG 42LF5610 owner concluded that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Subir Sinha wrote on Amazon “2015 version has 2 HDMI ports while 2016 version has only 1 HDMI port” in their review of this TV and rated the product as very good.

Acceptable Noise Level

One LG 42LF5610 reviewer who bought it considered that it was noisy. Subir Sinha mentioned in their LG 42LF5610 review “Though sound is pretty clear loud for my living room, some people will still feel the need for an external speakers”.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago.

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Supports Eight Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 42LF5610 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LF5610. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM" and "WMA" are also supported by this LG television.

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Quite Thin

TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LF5610 have thicknesses of between 7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm. With a thickness of only 55.5 millimeters, the LG 42LF5610 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were released one year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 55.5mm thick televisions currently available including the LG 32LF580[plb_2822606_price] which is cheaper; or the LG 42LF561[plb_2822607_price] which has better reviews.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the LG 42LF580[plb_2822608_price] (55.5mm).

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Smart TV Features

One customer who reviewed the product concluded that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. In October David a Nichol mentioned on Amazon “This TV does not have the Freeview HD version so worth upgrading to next version for under a tenner if not watching through Sky HD” in his review.

Poor High Def TV

One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 42LF5610 was not good at displaying high definition TV.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 42LF5610 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LF5610.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Haier LE32K5000[plb_2831091_price], or the LG 32LF580[plb_2822606_price]; or the Sony KDL-40R553[plb_2796464_price].

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The LG 42LF5610 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Sony KDL-40R553[plb_2796464_price]; or the Haier LE32K5000[plb_2831091_price], or the LG 32LF580[plb_2822606_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs of this age and type are not 3D compatible. The 42LF5610 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the LG 42LF652[plb_2835500_price], or the Sony KDL-43W807[plb_2803096_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that are a similar age to the 42LF5610 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LF5610 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 42LF5610 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This LG TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the 42LF5610.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The LG 42LF5610 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LF5610 do not feature OLED technology. The LG 42LF5610 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE32J4500[plb_3059439_price] which is also cheaper.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LF5610 have annual energy consumptions of between 26kWh and 160kWh. The 42LF5610 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (76 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LF5610

Released Over a Year Ago

This LG television was released over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that were launched more than a year ago. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
AptX Audio Decoding
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
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
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
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
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 23 August 2016 by Grinster
(Verified Purchase)

This won't be a technical review because others have done a good job. One thing I will say is that I'm very pleased with the appearance of this television. I didn't have a TV in my house for a few... Read more…

Reviewed 2 August 2016 by Mtc
(Verified Purchase)

Good tv...

Reviewed 11 May 2016 by Jade 2707
(Verified Purchase)

Looks stunning Great screen quality Sound isn't super loud but us still loud The legs give the TV a modern feel. Glad I purchased this...

Reviewed 10 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

TV did not work properly had to return...

(Verified Purchase)

This could have been a no star product since the first to arrive was bust however Amazon pulled out the stops and the replacement came next morning. We bought this tele because we wanted a simple... Read more…

Reviewed 14 April 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Well done...

Reviewed 12 April 2016 by Big del
(Verified Purchase)

One word! brilliant.

Reviewed 2 April 2016 by LuLu
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this tv with the amazon vouchers I got as a leaving present from my last job to put in our living room of our new house! picture quality is great and the sound is great (as we have a... Read more…

Reviewed 27 March 2016 by Castledener
(Verified Purchase)

Quality item with quick post,a really nice no frills TV...

Reviewed 23 February 2016 by David A Nichol
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent picture and sound quality. I watch tv through a sky HD box and picture quality is superb. This TV does not have the Freeview HD version so worth upgrading to next version for under a... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $62.95
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $64.33
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 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 42lf5610, no 42lf5610, cello 42lf5610, cello 42lf5610s, cello 42lf5610si, lg lglcd42lf5610, cello 42lf5610siz, cello 42lf5610size, hpdellapple 42lf5610, refurbished 42lf5610, lg electronics 42lf5610, lg electronics ltd 42lf5610
Barcodes 05054629734308, 08806087274264, 08806087274301, 08806087274387
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