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LG 42LA690V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of LG 42LA690V. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the price and sound. The design and usability also get good feedback, but there are some less positive opinions about the reliability.

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reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG 42LA690V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG 42LA690V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 44 user reviews of LG 42LA690V from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the price and design. The sound and image quality also get good feedback. Many are negative about the reliability.

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reliability

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG 42LA690V 42-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD Cinema 3D Smart LED TV with Cinema Screen/Freeview HD/Built-In Wi-FiLG 42LA690V 42-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD Cinema 3D Smart LED TV with Cinema Screen/Freeview HD/Built-In Wi-Fi

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Steve May (homecinemachoice.com)

LG 42LA690V LED TV review

 

The entry-level Smart 3DTV sector is shaping up to be the hottest battleground for mass-market TVs. This year we're seeing a wave of well-tooled tellies that appear to give away nothing to their more expensive brethren. You, dear buyer, are getting...

Well-built and attractive; superior online portal; mobile smart interactivity

Poor motion resolution; Passive 3D proves very directional

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: (t3.com)

LG 42LA690V review

 

The affordable LG 42LA690V packs in a host of Smart online features

Great design for the cash ; Lots of smart TV content ; Excellent media sharing

imited motion resolution ; 3D is directional ; Cumbersome magic remote

Expert review by: Katharine Byrne (expertreviews.co.uk)

LG 42LA690V review

 

A great TV with fantastic smart content and brilliant picture quality and a wide range of picture settings

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Steve May (techadvisor.co.uk)

LG 42LA690V review

 

Connections include a trio of HDMIs, one of which supports MHL (mobile high-definition link) for Android smartphones, and a matching number of USBs, plus ethernet, SCART, component and composite video. Wi-Fi is built-in.

The LG 42LA690V delivers a serious bang for your buck. With boutique looks and a feature set that wants for naught, it’s decidedly modernistic. Images are dynamic and colour rich, while overall ease of use is high. Our only caveat – and this is the...

Jul, 2013

Consumer review by: Richard (reevoo.com)

LG 42LA690V

 

easy set up, 3d is good and all round good value for money

none

Feb, 2014

Consumer review by: Andrew (reevoo.com)

LG 42LA690V

 

Slim and stylish, a very good TV for the price with alot of setting for customising if you are into that ,the picture looks sharp even on a digital picture it looks good the magic remote works well and has good vioce regcognition

The Wireless, i had an issue connecting to the internet the first day after that is hasnt been an issue and could be more to do with my home hub than the TV itself that is all i can actually say was a negative .

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: Andrew (reevoo.com)

LG 42LA690V

 

Slim and stylish, a very good TV for the price with alot of setting for customising if you are into that ,the picture looks sharp even on a digital picture it looks good the magic remote works well and has good vioce regcognition

The Wireless, i had an issue connecting to the internet the first day after that is hasnt been an issue and could be more to do with my home hub than the TV itself that is all i can actually say was a negative

Nov, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:24

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:42
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
Motion interpolation frequency:400
Motion interpolation technology:MCI (Motion Clarity Index)
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Supported 3D technologies:LG Cinema 3D
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p

Energy Management

Annual Energy Consumption:76
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):52

Ergonomics

Smartphone remote support: Yes
Swiveling:Y
Swivelling: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Energy saving, Game, Sports, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Miracast:Y
Near Field Communication (NFC): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi Direct: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:6
Handheld remote control: Yes

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, EAC3, HE-AAC, PCM
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG, JPS, MPO
Local dimming: Yes
Teletext function: No
Video compression format:DivX HD
Video formats supported:DivX HD

Ports & interfaces

Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):SimpLink
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone outputs:1
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL):Y
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): No
RF ports quantity:2
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

Annual Energy Consumption:76
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):52

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.36
Depth (with stand):10.6
Height:22.2
Height (with stand):25
Weight:26.9
Weight with stand:31.5
Width:37.4
Width (with stand):37.4