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42" Class 1080p 120Hz LED TV (41.9" diagonal)

  • 42LN5400

Key Features

  • LED Backlighting
  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Energy Star® Qualified
AVAILABLE SIZES:
TAKE US FOR A SPIN

TAKE US FOR A SPIN

Impressive performance and design to match. LG Smart TV’s look great from every angle. The style is sleek and minimal…the perfect complement to LG’s brilliant picture impact.

LOOKING FOR A BEDROOM TV?

LOOKING FOR A BEDROOM TV?

Sized just right for the bedroom, this LG TV delivers an exceptional HD viewing experience. And features like Clear Voice II for clear dialogue even at low volume plus a customizable Sleep Timer make LG Bedroom TVs a perfect fit.

YOU WON'T BELIEVE YOUR EYES

YOU WON'T BELIEVE YOUR EYES

You won't believe your eyes. LG’s LED technology delivers amazing brightness, clarity and color detail.

LESS BLUR. MORE ACTION

LESS BLUR. MORE ACTION

TruMotion 120Hz technology lets you see sports, video games and high-speed action with virtually no motion blur. Now your TV can keep up with your fast- moving entertainment.

Double the detail

Double the detail

This stunning picture is the reason you wanted HDTV in the first place. With almost double the pixel resolution, Full HD 1080p gives it superior picture quality over standard HDTV. You’ll see details and colors like never before.

FIND THE PERFECT PICTURE

FIND THE PERFECT PICTURE

Get easy self-calibration with on-screen reference points for key picture quality elements such as black level, color, tint, sharpness and backlight levels. Take the guesswork out of picture adjustments with this simple-to-use feature. It’s not actually magic, but it will sure seem that way.

Motion Clarity Index 240

Motion Clarity Index 240

LG’s Motion Clarity Index (MCI) measures more than just the refresh rate to truly understand the ability to deliver clear, crisp images. MCI factors in refresh rate, our Triple XD Engine and backlight technology to better measure how well our TVs can display fast moving images like action movies, video games or sports.

ENERGY STAR® QUALIFIED

ENERGY STAR® QUALIFIED

Earning the ENERGY STAR® means a product meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. ENERGY STAR® certified televisions are on average, over 25 percent more energy efficient than conventional models, saving energy in all usage modes: sleep, idle and on.

SUMMARY
Screen Size 42"
Screen Size Diagonal 41.9"
Resolution 1920 x 1080p
Display Type LED
TruMotion (Frame Rate) 120 Hz
Triple XD™ Engine Yes
Full HD 1080 Yes
No. of HDMI Ports 2
USB 3.0/2.0 Yes
MHL™ Mobile High Definition Link Yes
SIMPLINK™ (HDMI™ CEC) Yes
AUDIO
Speaker System 1 Way, 2 Speakers
Audio Output Power (Watts - THD 10%) 10W + 10W
Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP) Yes
Virtual Surround Yes
Sound Mode 5 Modes (Standard/Music/Cinema/Sport/Game)
Clear Voice II Yes
CONNECTIVITY
MHL™ Mobile High Definition Link Yes
SIMPLINK™ (HDMI™ CEC) Yes
USB Playback MP3
INPUTS
RF In (Antenna/Cable) 1 (Rear)
AV In 1 (Rear)
Component Video In(Y, Pb, Pr + Audio) 1 (Rear)
HDMI™/HDCP Input 2 (1 Side, 1 Rear)
USB 3.0/2.0 Input 1 (Side)
Digital Audio Out (Optical) 1 (Rear)
RS-232C (Control/Service) 1 (Rear)
POWER
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Power Supply (Voltage, Hz) 100V ~ 240V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption 44W
Standby Mode 0.3W
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHTS
TV without Stand (WxHxD) 38.11" x 22.28" x 3.11"
TV with Stand (WxHxD) 38.11" x 24.72" x 9.25"
TV without Stand weight 20.5 lbs
TV with Stand weight 22.9 lbs
TV Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 45.28" x 25.98" x 6.89"
Shipping Weight 28.9 lbs
WARRANTY / UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor
UPC 719192588370
PANEL SPECIFICATIONS
Screen Size Class (diagonal) 42" Class (41.9" diagonal)
Resolution 1920 x 1080
BLU Type Direct LED
Response Time TruMotion 120Hz
MCI 240
VIDEO
Triple XD™ Engine Yes
Picture Mode 7 Modes (Vivid/Standard/Cinema/Sport/Game/Expert1/Expert2)
Picture Wizard II Yes
Aspect Ratio 6 Modes (16:9, Just Scan, Original, 4:3, Cinema Zoom 1, Zoom)
AV Mode II (Picture & Sound) 3 Modes (Cinema/Game/Off )
SIDE INPUTS & OUTPUTS
HDMI™/HDCP Input 1
USB 3.0/2.0 Input 1
REAR INPUTS & OUTPUTS
RF In (Antenna/Cable) 1
AV In 1
Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr) + Audio 1
Digital Audio Out (Optical) 1
HDMI™/HDCP Input 1
RS-232C (Control/Service) via Headphone
CABINET / ACCESSORIES
VESA Standard 200mm x 200mm
Remote Control Yes
Batteries AA x 2

What People Are Saying

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 797 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 Great TV with a terriffic picture. This TV replaced a 4 year old Panasonic Plasma TV of the same size that developed some serious picture problems within the last year. I am impressed with the picture this LED TV puts forth. The colors are brilliant and very stable. We have the TV set up in the corner of a 13' X 19' family room and there are no issues viewing the picture. My only criticism, so far, is the audio. The sound from the TV speakers is very tinny and flat. I have ordered a sound bar, hopefully that will solve the problem. August 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Another quality TV from LG. I bought this television to replace my old power hog LCD. The features on this TV are great and the of out the box setting are great. The only negative thing about this TV is the lack of inputs. I have a lot of older gaming consoles so I have ton of component and A/V inputs to play with. But that is easily remedied with some switch boxes and my home theater. This is a great TV and I recommend it to anyone. July 20, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Looking for new tv Our old TV died very unexpectedly, and we were in a hurry to replace. This TV does all we need/want it to. Has good picture, sound. July 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by We Love Our New TV!! We got this TV in early June and are SO happy with the result. The picture quality is extremely clear and the size is perfect in our modest living room. We got a great deal at Best Buy, which was an added bonus. The TV was easy to set-up and we're really enjoying it! Fun to watch everything from The Bachelorette to baseball games. July 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Smart Buyers will consider this LED HDTV! 120 Hz, great picture and sound! We had already purchased a Roku 1 and had Amazon Prime so getting a "Smart" TV didn't seem necessary. A simple TV controller to select source (Only two HDMI ports), AV for red/yellow/white RCA cable inputs and antenna for over-the-air broadcasts (which is what we are currently using). There were some complaints about the sound quality and volume (which is true about other brands), but sound seems fine with two installed speakers at the base of the TV? The 120 Hz seems crisp/clear for sports (Hockey/Baseball/Golf/Cycling) and haven't noticed blurring - which, I was really worried about. So far the TV has been great and was one of the less expensive units for it's size. July 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by very good tv for the money, easy set up our experience was very good with this set. No difficulties in setting it up. We wanted this size without a lot of extra expense for features we would not use. this is perfect for us. I would buy another one. July 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great picture Our bedroom is 23 feet long and we needed a good tv without paying a huge price. We found this LG 50" LED to have a great picture, easy to use features, and super easy to hang on our wall. Will recommend to our friends! August 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by It is a great tv for the money Overall this is a great TV. The picture is very clear and the sound is good. Mainly watch NASCAR races on it with no blur in the picture. The only complaint would be the stand. For this size TV, it seems a little flimsy. July 31, 2014
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I've read where the TV does not swivel on it's base, but does it tilt at all?
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no it does not.
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No this TV is in a fixed position on its base.
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This model swivels, but no tilt.
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No, it does not tilt.
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We purchased this and it does not tile on the base... it screws into the bottom of the TV and is held sturdy. You are able to purchase other bases/stands to fit and those may tilt or swivel potentially...
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TV does not tilt or swivel on base.
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is this a smart tv?

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Nope there are no smart features on this TV
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No. You will need to use a Roku or like device with it.
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does this tv have a jack for headphones?

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Yes there is a 3.5mm jack but it does not pass audio through it. It is there for service information
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I apologize, but no; according to our specifications on this television, there is no headphone jack available.
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You need to use the remote to toggle from one input to another. On the remote in the upper right side (as you look at it), push the INPUT button. On the screen you will see any connections you have. Use the arrow keys to switch to HDMI 2 and push the OK button in the center of the arrow keys.
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We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this television. Access the HOME menu screen on the TV. Select the INPUT LIST icon in the lower left corner of the screen. Select the HDMI port in use, and use the RED button on the remote control to CHANGE DEVICE NAME to its PC option. Once this is done, if a picture still is not visible, the RESOLUTION setting on the computer’s video card will need to be checked.
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About 2.5-3.0 seconds upon activation, 1.0-1.5 seconds upon channel change.
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if you are referring to the speed, it has 120mhz
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