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LG 42LN5700

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A cheap to run and award winning 42 inch Full HD television
42" Full HD No Yes Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Wi-Fi Release Date

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LG 42LN5700 Review

77
10 Reviews + 1 Award
64
Good Features
28
85
$55 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has good expert reviews but below average user reviews with an average overall rating of 68%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of only $55 over 5 years, which are in the cheapest 20% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This LG TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Only Full HD
Not 3D

LG 42LN5700 Video Reviews


LG 42LN5700 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The LG 42LN5700's display diagonal of 42" is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Not 3D

The 42LN5700 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thickness of the 42LN5700 of 78.9mm is in the thickest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42LN5700 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LN5700 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 42LN5700 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions also do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 42LN5700 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 92% of televisions which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The LG 42LN5700 does not have an on/off switch. 54% of TVs also do not have an on/off switch.

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 42LN5700 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 42LN5700 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), unlike most other televisions. 61% of TVs have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42LN5700 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The LG 42LN5700 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 42LN5700 will cost only $55 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ln5700
Barcodes 00719192588318
Expert reviews are excellent
Running costs are very low
3D

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