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47

Overall Score

LG 42LV555

A 42 inch Full HD television with good features
42" Full HD No 60Hz Apr 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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LG 42LV555 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the LG 42LV555 as follows for Summary.
60
Good Features
20
57
$100 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has running costs of $100 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite thin
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Only Full HD
Not 3D

LG 42LV555 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The 42LV555's display diagonal of 42" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Not 3D

The 42LV555 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The LG 42LV555's thickness of only 30.5mm is fairly thin compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 5% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LV555 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 42LV555 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports 24p

The 42LV555 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Energy Star Certified

The 42LV555 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 42LV555 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 89% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Has a Child Lock

The 42LV555 has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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Has a Full HD Display

The LG 42LV555 has a Full HD display, which is unusual. 95% of televisions do not have a Full HD display.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 42LV555 does not support internet TV. 61% of televisions also do not support internet TV.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 42LV555 of 40W is in the highest 5% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the 42LV555 of 60Hz is fairly typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 1% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 42LV555 is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 42LV555 is $100.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 42lv555h

Barcodes:

00719192903609

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