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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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