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LG 42LY560

72

Overall Score

LG 42LY560

$893.50
LG 42LY560
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A very economical to run and good spec 41.92" Full HD TV, but representing only moderate value for money
41.92" Full HD No 55.88mm Apr 2014
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LG 42LY560 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have ranked the LG 42LY560 number 482 across all TVs.
59
Value for Money
Average
78
Features
Good Features
91
Running Costs
$49 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has running costs of only $49 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 4,333 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports swivelling
RoHS compliant
Raising the standard of fine service
A true dedication to mutual success
Maximizing the guest experience
No need for printed materials for the guests
Reduced waste, save cost and time
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

LG 42LY560 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and at $893.50 it is more expensive than 64% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average 5 year running cost of the 42LY560 is only $49 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run televisions.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The LG 42LY560's display diagonal of 41.9" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 63% of all TVs 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 TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 42LY560 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 42LY560 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 42LY560 of 55.9mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 42% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 42LY560 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 61% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Swivelling

The LG 42LY560 supports swivelling. 96% of TVs do not support swivelling.

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RoHS Compliant

The 42LY560 is RoHS compliant, unlike 96% of televisions which are not RoHS compliant.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 42LY560 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The LG 42LY560's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 13% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Energy Star Certified

The 42LY560 is Energy Star certified, unlike 83% of TVs which are not Energy Star certified.

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Very Low Contrast Ratio (typical)

The LG 42LY560's contrast ratio (typical) of only 1,200 is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 30% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have contrast ratios (typical) of between 300 and 5,000,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 38,000.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

TVs have response times of between 0.1ms and 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms. The 42LY560's response time of 8ms is in the slowest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg television22764inh, lg 42ly560h, lg 43lv560h

Barcodes:

00719192916005, 07191929160050

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