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LG 42LK451
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LG 42LK451

42" Jul 2011
Display Diagonal HD Type Release Date
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all LG televisions and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings.

Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of TVs of this age and type range from 160 cd/m² to 3,000 cd/m². With a display brightness of 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 42LK451 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst televisions of this age.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The 42LK451 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this spec and age. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42LK451. The smart modes "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Natural", "Personal" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 42LK451 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by televisions that came out around the same time as the 42LK451. The analog signal format systems "PAL M" and "PAL N" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Quite Fast Response Time

Across all the televisions of this age and type the response times range from 2ms to 400ms. The 42LK451 has one of the faster response times (only 4 milliseconds) amongst televisions of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 42LK451, the 42LK451 does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago, the LG 42LK451 does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 42LK451 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The LG 42LK451 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 42LK451 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of a similar age and spec to the 42LK451.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The LG 42LK451 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 18W, and the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LK451 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most televisions that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 42LK451 which has two HDMI ports.

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Heavy

At 13.4 kilograms, the 42LK451 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LK451. Across all the mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LK451 the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LK451

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec 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 Five Years Ago

LG released the 42LK451 over five years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Progressive Scan
Screen Format Adjustments
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
HD-Ready
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Picture Viewer
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Game Mode
Plug and Play
Design
Colour of Product
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Depth
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Other Features
FM Radio Functions
Sound Enhancement Technology
Backlight
HDMI
Integrated Clock
Number of AV Connections
User Guide On CD-ROM

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42lk451, 42lk451c, lg 42lk451, lg 42lk451c
Barcodes 00719192902480, 03610170541400, 08808992326199, 08808992328018
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