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LG 42LN5700

42" Full HD 78.9mm Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type Wi-Fi Depth Release Date $53.37 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Running costs are very low
Full HD
7 Reviews + 1 Award
reviewed.com Editor's Choice

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Reviews

One Industry Award

The author at review websites Reviewed.com said that this TV was brilliant and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this medium display diagonal TV is 73% based on three expert reviews from sites including reviewed.com, parentesis.com and lcdtvbuyingguide.com.

Poor User Reviews

The average user rating of this medium display diagonal TV is 55% based on 7 user reviews. Users don't rate this television very highly.

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LG Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 9,080 owner and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Robust

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was well made. David C. said three years ago “I then used built in Windows imaging to create a system state restore disc set (for some reason it balked at storing an image to my NAS” in his LG 42LN5700 review.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type 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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Not 3D

The 42LN5700 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 42LB670[pl_2232215_price] both from LG or the Panasonic TX-42ASW654[plb_2252496_price].

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in July 2013.


Audio

Quiet

Two owners who reviewed the LG 42LN5700 reckoned that it was quiet. Website Newegg.com said “The computer's specific features are nice as well and the computer itself is very quiet during use” but despite that they scored the product 3 stars out of 5.

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 20 Watts, the LG 42LN5700 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The RMS rated powers of medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 42LN5700 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

Alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB730[pl_2233836_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE48J6350[plb_2823969_price].

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The 42LN5700 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 42LN5700 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42LN5700 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The 42LN5700 does not have an on/off switch, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV which have an on/off switch.

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Management Features

Does Not Have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42LN5700 does not have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago which have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LN5700 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 42LN5700 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The 42LN5700 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LN5700 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 42LN5700 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The LG 42LN5700 has a game mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The LG 42LN5700 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 42LN5700 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The LG 42LN5700 has one of the thicker depths (78.9 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The depths of medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 42ln5700
Barcodes 00719192588318
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