LG 42LF580
LG 42LF580
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LG 42LF580

An excellently reviewed 42" Full HD TV with good features and very low running costs
42" Full HD No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 42LF580 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 42LF580 number 733 across all TVs.
180 Reviews
Good Features
$67 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 66?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 88%, based on 180 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This LG TV has running costs of $67 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,020 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 42LF580 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Miracast
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

LG 42LF580 In-Depth Analysis


Average Display Diagonal

The 42LF580's display diagonal of 42" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 38% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 42LF580 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 42LF580 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 42LF580's thickness of 55.5mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 41% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 42LF580 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Miracast

The 42LF580 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on fine energy prices we estimate that the 42LF580 will cost $67 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,020 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics ltd 42lf580v, lg 42lf580v


05054629707838, 08806087137415, 08806087137699, 08806087137729, 08806087137743, 08806087137828

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 42LF580

Cheaper to run by $14.99
Larger display diagonal
180Hz slower motion interpolation frequency