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LG 42LN5300

41.9" 60Hz Direct-LED Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
You won't believe your eyes. LG's LED technology delivers amazing brightness, clarity and color detail. This stunning picture is the reason you wanted HDTV in the first place. With almost double... More
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LG Electronics 42LN5300 42 Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV Review
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LG 42LN5300 Review
42LN5300 Review - LG Electronics 42LN5300 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV

5 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by LG have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Easy to Use

One LG 42LN5300 reviewer considered that the LG 42LN5300 had a good experience. Digitaltrends.com gave it a score of 4 stars and said in their review of this TV “Vivid color output provide an enjoyable viewing experience for a seriously low”.

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

TVs of this spec and age have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At 20 Watts, the 42LN5300 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LN5300.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 42LN5300 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and type to it. This LG TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LN5300. The smart modes "Cinema", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the LG 42LN5300 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This LG television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LN5300.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Digitaltrends.com and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this TV is 68 out of 100.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 42LN5300 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LN5300 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 42LN5300 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42LN5300 also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 42LN5300, the 42LN5300 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 42LN5300 do not have a built-in camera. The 42LN5300 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LN5300 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 42LN5300 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Fairly Thick

The average thickness of TVs of this type and age is 62mm. With a thickness of 79 millimeters, the 42LN5300 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LN5300

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 spec and age 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 Three Years Ago

This mid-size TV was released over three years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

The 42LN5300 has a fairly standard refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Storage Temperature (T-T)

Expert Reviews

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While you could argue that the LN5300's 42-inch display is a bit too big for its 60Hz britches, we still think it offers serious value for the money. The TV's sharp image and vivid color output...

25 May 2013

Esta televisión es una buena opción para jóvenes o adultos. Por sus limitantes en conexión y su tamaño mediano no se recomienda para ser el centro de atención de una sala o cuarto de...

Gorgeous color
Sharp, clear image
Good black levels
Attractive, minimalist design
Su resolucin, bajo consumo de energa y puerto USB
Motion blurring
Poor sound quality
Su nivel de actualizacin de imagen es bajo, as que las imgenes no gozan de mucha fluidez y por momentos sigue apareciendo el molesto efecto de sombra en las escenas con movimientos rpidos

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $52.94
Electricity cost when on standby $1.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $54.31
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 42LN5300uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ln5300
Barcodes 00719192588387, 00750253255398, 00794504632859
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