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LG 42WL30

42" Full HD No No Dec 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
Good brand
Does not support Wi-Fi
Not 3D

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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 10,174 user and expert reviews (including 1,191 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal televisions range compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was December 2013 when LG released the 42WL30.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as 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

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years, the LG 42WL30 is not 3D.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Medium display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV have display brightnesses of between 180 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m². At 400 candellas per square meter, the LG 42WL30 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42WL30 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of this spec and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The response time of the LG 42WL30 of 16 milliseconds is one of the slowest amongst televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV. Televisions of this type and age have response times of between 2ms and 400ms.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-43W807 (43").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 42WL30 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 42WL30 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television do have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The LG 42WL30 has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV do not have a DVI port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 42WL30 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Certificates

Energy Star Certified

The LG 42WL30 is Energy Star certified, as are most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Internet TV

The LG 42WL30 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type which support internet TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The LG 42WL30 has one of the thinnest thicknesses (only 3.56 millimeters) amongst medium display diagonal televisions of this age. The thinnest thickness of TVs of this spec and age is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asrockasusantecarcticb 42wl30
Barcodes 08806084468659

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