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LG 42" Black LED 1080P HDTV - 42LN5300

Abt Model: 42LN5300 | UPC Code: 719192588387
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1080p (1920x1080) Full HD Resolution/ LED Backlighting/ Triple XD Engine/ Resolution Upscaler/ Picture Wizard II/ SIMPLINK Connectivity/ 7 Picture Modes/ Clear Voice II/ 5 Sound Modes/ Black Finish
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42LN5300 - LG 42" Black LED 1080P HDTV

The LG 42LN5300 brings elegance and superior picture quality to their new line of LED HDTVs. With full 1080p HD resolution and vibrant lED technology,, you can experience your favorite programming like never before.

Incredible Features & Picture Quality

The LG 42LN5300 features a proprietary Triple XD Engine that work together to present the ultimate in picture clarity and quality. Their Resolution Upscaler is perfect for viewers that want to enjoy any content in high-resolution. No matter the source, even one from your computer, the LG Resolution Upscaler will improve the resolution of any original content.

The LG also features Energy Star technology that follows specific energy efficient guidelines set up by the US Department of Energy. This means that the LG HDTVs save extra energy both in standby and while on. With SIMPLINK you can enjoy a variety of different components, on one HDMI cable.

Features:

  • LED Backlighting
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • Triple XD Engine
  • Resolution Upscaler
  • Picture Wizard II
  • SIMPLINK Connectivity

Specifications:

Panel

  • Screen Size Class (diagonal): 42" Class (41.9" diagonal)
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080p
  • BLU Type: Direct LED
  • Refresh Rate: 60Hz

Video

  • Triple XD™ Engine: Yes
  • Picture Wizard II: Yes
  • Smart Energy Saving: Yes
  • Picture Mode: 7 Modes (Vivid, Standard, Cinema, Sport, Game, Expert1, Expert2)
  • AV Mode II (Picture & Sound): 3 Modes (Cinema, Game, Off)
  • Aspect Ratio: 6 Modes (16:9, Just Scan, Original, 4:3, Cinema Zoom, Zoom)
  • Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching): HDMI: 1080i, Component: 1080p, RF 720p

Audio

  • Speaker System: 1 Way, 2 Speakers
  • Audio Output (Watts - THD 10%): 10W + 10W
  • Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP): Yes
  • Virtual Surround: Yes
  • Clear Voice II: Yes
  • Sound Mode: 5 Modes (Standard, Music, Cinema, Sport, Game)

Connectivity

  • MHL™ (Mobile HD Link): Yes
  • SIMPLINK™ (HDMI™ CED): Yes

Inputs / Outputs

  • RF In (Antenna/Cable): 1 (rear)
  • AV In: 1 (rear)
  • Component Video In (Y, Pb, Pr + Audio): 1 (rear)
  • HDMI™/HDCP In: 2 (1 rear, 1 side)
  • USB 3.0/2.0 In: 1 (side)
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical): 1 (rear)
  • Headphone Out: 1 (rear)
  • RS-232C (Control & Service): 1 (rear)

Cabinet / Included Accessories

  • VESA® Wall Mount Pattern: 400mm x 400mm
  • Remote Control: Yes
  • Batteries: AA x 2

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Without Stand (WxHxD): 38.11" x 22.28" x 3.11"
  • With Stand (WxHxD): 38.11" x 24.72" x 9.25"

Approximate Weights:

  • Without Stand: 21.2 lbs
  • With Stand: 23.6 lbs
  • Shipping: 31 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Television TypeLED
Screen Size42
Aspect Ratio16:09
Resolution1080p
3DNo
Refresh Rate60Hz
Number of Speakers2
Speaker Power Per Channel20 Watts
LEDYes
Built-In WiFiNo
Internet Movie StreamingNo
Number of HDMI Inputs2
USB PortYes
Built-in-TunerYes
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, USB 2.0
Output ConnectorsOptical Audio
Wall-MountableYes
Width (inches)38.11
Height (inches)22.28
Panel Depth (inches)3.11
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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4.8

(based on 129 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (111)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (83)
  • Quality (83)
  • Performance (74)
  • Style/design (51)
  • Features/settings (49)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (8)
  • Bedroom (5)
  • Movies (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (8), Casual user (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (9)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Beautiful Picture

I really like this tv, it has a great picture and looks pretty stylish and sleek. If you don't have older devices than this tv is perfect. None of the newer model tvs...Read complete review

I really like this tv, it has a great picture and looks pretty stylish and sleek. If you don't have older devices than this tv is perfect. None of the newer model tvs of any brand really work, aspect ratio wize, with old devices.. I only gave it 4 stars because if you have older devices such as a playstation 2 the picture will not fill up the entire screen. The TV's aspect ratio and zoom features do not allow you to stretch the image after enlarging the aspect ratio or zoom as far as it can go. My mom has an LG, it's about a year older than this model, and it allows you to stretch the image of anything you are watching which is fantastic.I think the image is way better than my older tvs but would go for the image resizing anyway because there are even some shows on my roku that don't fill up the entire screen no matter what you tinker with. The 42LF5500 and other such models had better features on the remote that allowed for this. I'll have to finally upgrade my playstation 2 and hope that there is still some backwards compatible playstation 3's out there : / as the models I'm referring to are discontinued... : ( Though I believe models 50LS4000, 42CS570, and 47CS570 are still available for purchase and they seem to have the feature to stretch the image to the size you need...

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good starter tv

This is a decent starter tv. The main strength is the picture quality is quite good for the price. The sound is decent; on other tv's I have had problems listening to the...Read complete review

This is a decent starter tv. The main strength is the picture quality is quite good for the price. The sound is decent; on other tv's I have had problems listening to the news, but it is generally clear. My main problem is there does not seem to be a "stretch to fit" function, so most of the time, the picture has a wide black band around it; it does not fill the screen. 4:3 broadcast sometimes fills the screen vertically, but not horizontally. Also, you have to assemble the stand and the tv does not swivel.

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5.0

Great TV

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from Hayward, CA, USA

Pros

  • easy to use
  • Quality
  • style/design

Cons

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      I love my LG TV, great product my first LG TV and I am very happy with this product.

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      5.0

      This product has a beautiful picture

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      from Tucson, AZ, USA

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      • easy to use
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      • Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          My husband and I took a chance on buying this TV that someone brought back to the store. We can't understand why they returned it. It has the greatest picture. It is like you are right in the same room with the people..Also love the sleep feature. We are looking to buy another LG in a larger size for our summer home..

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          5.0

          Beautiful clear picture

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          from VT

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          • easy to use
          • Performance
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              This TV has a beautiful clear picture even when watching old TV shows. It is easy to use and has nice sound. It is really lightweight and easy to assemble.

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              5.0

              very good product

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              from Northampton, PA, USA

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              • Quality

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                  My wife and I have been very satisfied with our new LG TV. It has a very good picture quality, and is easy on the eyes when watching. It seems to be very reliable. LG continues to send us info on our product which is making it easier to use.

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                  5.0

                  Excellent product for a decent price

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                  from Boise, ID, USA

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                      I was looking for an affordable TV with quality picture and solid sound. This was the one that popped out to me and I have not been disappointed. It had a quick easy setup and we discovered some nice extra features our TV's before didn't' have. The picture and sound are as good as I've seen without spending the big bucks.

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                      5.0

                      Excellent Value

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                      from Cleveland, OH, USA

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                      • Performance
                      • quality

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                          Wanted a no frills, (un-smart), tv for the bedroom. Found it at a excellent price with great performance.

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                          5.0

                          Great Picture

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                          from Milton, DE 19968, USA

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                          • quality

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                              Great picture and easy to use and set up. This is my 3rd LG TV in our home and we have been very pleased with each one.

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                              5.0

                              We love this new TV.

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                              from Newport, WA, USA

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                              • Features/Settings
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                                  The features of this new TV are great and the picture quality is excellent. We use it for over the air broadcasts and with an Apple TV. Works perfectly in either case.

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                                  5.0

                                  Great Picture

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                                  from Washington DC

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                                  • quality

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                                      We have 4 TVs, two LG 42LN5300 models. Compared to my other televisions, the picture on these are excellent.

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                                      5.0

                                      Amaxing TV for a fantastic price

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                                      from Plymouth Meeting, PA, USA

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                                          Great picture and sound quality Would highly recommend

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