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LG 42LV555

LG 42LV555

$1,204.13
$1,007.05 $197.08 cheaper than 83 days ago
42" 60Hz Edge-LED Apr 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Mid-size TVs built by LG have good reviews 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 reviews across its entire range.

Two Ethernet LAN Ports

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the 42LV555 have between 1 and 10 Ethernet LAN ports, including the LG 42LV555 which has two Ethernet LAN ports.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 42LV555 has a very high RMS rated power (40 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LV555 is 2W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the LG 42LV555 is more than most similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 42LV555.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 42LV555 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema, Personal, Sports, Standard and Vivid 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 42LV555 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LV555.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 42LV555 the response times range from 2ms to 400ms, and the average response time is 9.2ms. The 42LV555 has a fairly fast response time (only 5 milliseconds) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 42LV555.

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Very Thin

The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 42LV555 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a thickness of only 30.47 millimeters, the 42LV555 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 42LV555.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 42LV555 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 42LV555 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 42LV555 do not support smart TV features. The LG 42LV555 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 42LV555, the 42LV555 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 42LV555 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The LG 42LV555 has a greater number of image formats than most mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. This LG television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 42LV555.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs of this type and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 42LV555 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42LV555 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only 1.3 HDMI Version

The 42LV555 has a newer HDMI version than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. This TV has a 1.3 HDMI version, whereas most comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as it have a 1.4 HDMI version.

A 1.3 HDMI version is actually the worst HDMI version amongst all televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 42LV555.

Amongst similar types of TV the best HDMI version is 1.4a.

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Heavy

Similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 42LV555 have weights of between 3.7kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. The 42LV555 is quite heavy (13.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 42LV555

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions 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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Average Refresh Rate

At 60 hertz, the LG 42LV555 has a fairly standard refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Response Time
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Full HD Display
Screen Format Adjustments
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDCP
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Parental Control
Child Lock
24p Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included

Brochures and Manuals

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $89.04
Electricity cost when on standby $4.57
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Total running cost over 5 years $93.61
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.62 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 42lv555, lg electronics 42lv555h
Barcodes 00719192903609

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