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LG 42LS5700

42" Full HD 120Hz Edge-LED Apr 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
Good remote control
Expert reviews are average
A bit expensive
6 Reviews

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including reviewed.com and parentesis.com the average expert rating of this TV is 67 out of 100.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 9,694 owner and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 97% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Remote Control

A number of LG 42LS5700 reviewers who reviewed the LG 42LS5700 concluded that it had a good remote control. Expert website Televisioninfo.com said “We’ve said about LG’s excellent motion-controlled Magic Remote and smart platform”. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their LG 42LS5700 review “We've said many good things about LG's excellent motion-controlled Magic Remote and smart platform” .

Inferior Technical Features

One customer who reviewed the LG 42LS5700 concluded that it did not have good features. Expert website Televisioninfo.com said in their review of the LG 42LS5700 five years ago “One of the drawbacks about some of the TVs that include those features is how expensive they are”.


Design

Robust

One person wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Expert review site Reviewed.com said “Despite the sometimes iffy motion performance, this TV is a solid p”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

One person considered that the product had good colour saturation. Expert review site Reviewed.com said in their review of this TV five years ago “It produces very good colors and a fantastic contrast ratio—_and_ it comes with LG's excellent smart platform” however despite that they gave it a score of 3 stars.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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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Average High Frequency Rate

At 120 hertz, the 42LS5700 has a fairly average high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of a similar type and age to it.

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Has a Full HD Display

The 42LS5700 has a Full HD display, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2012.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42LS5700 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG 42LS5700 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 42LS5700 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42LS5700 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 42LS5700 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The LG 42LS5700 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The 42LS5700 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an Energy Star certified.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42LS5700 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The 42LS5700 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The LG 42LS5700 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The 42LS5700 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The average depth of TVs of a similar age and type to this TV is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. At only 35.56 millimeters, the 42LS5700 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers framethetv 42ls5700, lglcd42ls5700
Barcodes 00719192583825

LG 42LS5700 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 42LS5700 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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.
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