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Key Features

  • 50Hz Screen Refresh Rate
  • SmartShare
  • LG Smart TV
Special Features
LG Smart TV Yes
Time Machine Yes
Convenience Features
Web Browser Yes (Internet connection required. Internet usage charges and conditions apply. Adobe Flash plug-in is not compatible. Magic Remote not included and available for purchase separately.)
Magic Remote Voice Yes (Compatible and Sold Seperately) Voice recognition feature is not available in all languages and dialects. Actual performance may vary depending on the language spoken and surrounding environment including ambient noise.
Processor Dual Core
Miracast Yes (Miracast compatible Android device required for this feature)
Smart Mobile Link (MHL) Yes (MHL enabled Android Smartphone or Tablet & MHL cable required [sold separately].)
Time Machine 1.4GB (Dedicated USB Hard Drive [min. 40Gb] required for longer recordings and live playback function [sold separately])
Skype™ Compatible (Video call camera (AN-VC500) required and available for purchase seperately.)
LG TV Remote App - webOS App Yes ('LG TV Remote - webOS' on compatible Android devices (Android 4.0+) and iOS devices (iOS 6.1+). Phone must be in range, on the same Wi-Fi network as the TV.)
Simplink (HDMI-CEC) Yes (All HDMI)
SmartShare Yes
Wireless Sound Sync Yes (Bluetooth dongle (AN-WF500) not included and available for purchase separately)
USB Video Playback Formats DivX (XViD, H.264/MPEG-4 AVC)/ WMV/AVI/M4V/MOV/3GP/3G2/ MKV/TS/TP/MTS/M2TS
USB Music Playback Formats MP3/WAV/OGG/WMA
USB Photo Playback Formats JPEG/PNG/BMP
Wi-Fi Built-In Yes
EPG (SI - 8 days) Yes
User Guide Yes (Built-In)
Smart Energy Saving Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi) Yes (Intel WiDi enabled PC must be in range of the TV.)
2nd Display Yes (2nd Display feature minimum required Android (Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0+) or iOS (iOS 5.0+))
TV Specification
Screen Size 42" (106cm)
Resolution 1920 x 1080p
MCI 100. Motion Clarity Index (MCI) is a dynamic indicator of the clarity of fast moving objects on LG TVs. MCI incorporates the panel frame rate, motion interpolation images processing and backlight scanning technology - all of which work together to reduce blur in fast moving video content like action movies and sports.
Backlight Type LED
Screen Refresh Rate 50Hz
Broadcasting System
Tuner MPEG-2/4 DVB-T (HD)
Triple XD Engine Yes
Resolution Upscaler Full HD
Real Cinema 24p Yes
Noise Reduction Yes
Picture Mode Yes (8 Modes)
Audio Decoder Yes (Dolby Digital/DTS/AAC/PCM)
Speaker System Stereo
Audio Output 20W Total
Surround System Virtual Surround Plus
Sound Mode Yes (6 Modes)
Smart Sound Mode Yes
Audio Return Channel Yes
With Stand (WxHxD) 961mm x 610mm x 218mm
Without Stand (WxHxD) 961mm x 567mm x 57mm
VESA Size 400mm x 400mm
Weight (kg) without Stand 9.2kg
Weight (kg) with Stand 9.5kg
Side Connections
HDMI Input 1.4 Yes (3)
USB Yes (3)
Rear Connections
Antenna Input Yes(1)
Headphone (3.5mm) Output Yes (1)
Shared AV/Component Input Yes (1)
Audio (Optical) Output Yes (1)
LAN Port Yes (1)
Warranty 1 Year (Parts & Labour)
Energy Rating* 5.5 (*Star Rating is achieved when TV is used in Home Mode).

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good size! Good view! I like to movie and music. This is very good sound and view. Thank you so much!!
Date published: 2015-09-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Buyer Beware! This TV being our 5th LG TV purchase, we were very happy with it but after only 8 months of low to moderate use a clear red vertical line has suddenly appeared through the picture from top to bottom and channel changes have at intermittently become increasingly delayed...
Date published: 2015-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Connecting to Laptop Hi, some body please help me in this. when i connect my laptop via HDMI it's showing no connection. i check the cable with other devices it's a good condition one.
Date published: 2015-04-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from No FreeviewPlus - yet... The TV itself is fantastic. It's on the list of approved TVs for FreeviewPlus, to be supported by a firmware update "from the beginning of September". We're now at the end of October with no update in sight, no response from social media channels and nothing on the website. I love this TV, but the lack of communication is a worry.
Date published: 2014-10-22
Rated 2 out of 5 by from No freeview plus I bought this tv as it was advertised to have freeview plus, but it does not. Also there is no firmware update available either, the automatic software update does not work, it just says you are using the latest firmware but it has no freeview plus, the green button only changes to soccer mode which makes the picture more bright but no freeview plus menu.
Date published: 2014-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Smart TV I like everything about this TV. The time machine is great with the ability to pause and rewind live TV. The NFC for quickly view photos from My Samsung mobile on the TV. I love the ability to use my cordless Keyboard/Touchpad with the USB receiver. The Android App is great with the ability to watch what's on TV from my mobile. The available Apps are good.
Date published: 2014-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweet tv. Got this as a second TV. My other TV is also an LG but pre 2011. The new updates of the smart tv and interaction with the smart remote app on android is great. Seems to run faster now as well. Now it has built in recording which makes it so much better. Some people won't like the fact that the TV has one combination button/joystick to operate the TV if you misplace the remote. It is definitely a new way of working a tv and is simple enough to figure out once you find it underneath the tv. Overall, I wish I had bought a third tv for my bedroom and now want to upgrade my 1st tv.
Date published: 2014-07-03
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