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LG 42PA4500

LG 42PA4500
alaScore 89

408 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 408 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the glare and usability. The sound and price also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the reliability.

image quality, price, sound, usability, glare

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG 42PA4500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 408 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG 42PA4500

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 212 user reviews of LG 42PA4500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

image quality, price, sound, usability, glare

reliability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG 50PA4500 50-inch HD Ready Plasma TV with Freeview and 2 HDMI Ports (2012 model)LG 42PA4500 42-inch HD Ready Plasma TV with Freeview and 2 HDMI Ports (New for 2012)LG 42PA4500 42-inch HD Ready Plasma TV with Freeview and 2 HDMI Ports

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Amazon.com review summary for LG 42PA4500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 129 user reviews of LG 42PA4500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

price, image quality, usability, sound, design

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG 42PA4500 42-Inch 720p 600Hz Plasma HDTV (2012 Model)LG 42PA4500 42-Inch 720p 600Hz Plasma HDTVLG 50PA4500 50-Inch 720p 600 Hz Plasma HDTV (2012 Model)

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LG PA4500 plasma TV decent, but not spectacular

 

The LG PA4500 is a decent budget TV in many respects but its competitors are able to deliver bigger picture quality for the buck.

The LG PA4500 plasma TV is a budget model that provides plenty of detail in shadows and punchy colors. Video processing is also a highlight. LG's design is understated yet not gaudy as some cheap TVs tend to be. It uses less power than 1080p resolution...

The LG's picture quality is otherwise lackluster. Its black levels are fairly poor in comparison with the equivalently priced Samsung E450. The LG suffers from solarization that manifests as distinct bands in gradated colors. The screen is quite...

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AMAZING TV!!!

 

The picture quality is simply amazing! This TV is of of great value for such quality at a low price. The colors are vibrant, the contrast is very good, the sound isn't bad at all.I like the fact that it's so thin and light.I hooked this up to a laptop...

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Good value for the money

 

Our first flat panel TV. Item arrived very well packaged. Setup was straightforward and easy. Very happy with the performance and features of the HDTV.

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Not a Smart TV

 

This is not a smart tv according to LG's website.

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LG 60 TV

 

Took to long to rec,,,,arrived damaged..pkg was drop...with no damaged to outside of box....screen cracked....sent back and was replaced.....2nd tv arrived ok but took very long to rec...it....Very good service on return and replacement.....shipping...

Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; Reduced Glare

Very Slow Delivery

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LG 60 TV

 

Took to long to rec,,,,arrived damaged..pkg was drop...with no damaged to outside of box....screen cracked....sent back and was replaced.....2nd tv arrived ok but took very long to rec...it....Very good service on return and replacement.....shipping...

Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; Reduced Glare

Very Slow Delivery

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just right for the price..

 

this is a great plasma tv for the prce!

Attractive Design ; Fast Setup ; Good Remote Control ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality

Consumer review by:

just right for the price..

 

this is a great plasma tv for the prce!

Attractive Design ; Fast Setup ; Good Remote Control ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality

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good product

 

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Attractive Design ; Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Remote Control ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; Reduced Glare

Consumer review by:

good product

 

none

Attractive Design ; Energy Efficient ; Fast Setup ; Good Remote Control ; Good Resolution ; Great Picture Quality ; Great Sound Quality ; Reduced Glare

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2) / DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): No
Picture in Picture (PIP): No
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Front AV Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 400 x 400

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:600
Full HD: No
HD ready:No / Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):B
EU Flower: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:Plasma
Screen Format:16:9
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