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LG 42LN5200

A classic and cheap to run 42 inch Full HD TV
42" Full HD No 60Hz Oct 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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LG 42LN5200 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the LG 42LN5200 number 366 across all TVs.
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6 Reviews
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Not Currently for Sale
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Missing Some Features
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3 Years Old
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£86 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 96%. Samsung TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
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 televisions 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £86 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 3,967 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The 42LN5200 is missing some features:
Not 3D
Quite thick
Does not support Wi-Fi
Very slow high frequency rate

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LG 42LN5200 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this television rated this TV as outstanding on average. Over 80% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 15,890 owner and expert reviews (including 6,716 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. LG also has very good ratings specifically for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 42 inches, the 42LN5200 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other TVs.

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Not 3D

The LG 42LN5200 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

With a thickness of 86.9 millimeters, the 42LN5200 is fairly thick compared to most of the other TVs. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LN5200 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

At only 60 hertz, the LG 42LN5200 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. At only 100 hertz, the 42LN5200 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LN5200 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other TVs.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 42LN5200 supports parental controls. Most of the other TVs also support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The LG 42LN5200 supports 24p, as do most of the other TVs.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The 42LN5200 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs. The average RMS rated power of TVs is 21W, and the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 42LN5200 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other TVs which support internet TV.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LN5200 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs which are Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in October 2013.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The 42LN5200 is typical compared to the other 3,967 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 42LN5200 is £86.

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LG 42LN5200 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LN5200 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,093,253 product attributes, 110,131 TV reviews and 3,122,700 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 42ln5200
Barcodes 08806084358455, 08806084358479

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