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LG 42PA4500

alaTest has collected and analyzed 496 reviews of LG 42PA4500. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the design and sound are overall positive. The usability and price also get good feedback, but many are negative about the tuner and energy efficiency.

image quality, price, usability, sound, design

reliability, energy, tuner

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG 42PA4500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG 42PA4500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 user reviews of LG 42PA4500 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the design and sound are generally positive. The usability and image quality also get good reviews. There are some negative opinions about the size.

price, image quality, usability, sound, design

size

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: 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 (New for 2012)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG 42PA4500

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 user reviews of LG 42PA4500 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design and sound. The usability and image quality are also appreciated. Reviews are divided on the size. There are some critical views about the durability and reliability.

price, image quality, usability, sound, design

reliability, durability

87% 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 HDTV (2012 Model)

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: Nerodante (tigerdirect.com)

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...

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: ozthecat (tigerdirect.com)

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.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: hrhthtrhtrhrhtr, (tigerdirect.com)

Not a Smart TV

 

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

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: Santas Gift (beachcamera.com)

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

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Santas Gift (buydig.com)

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

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: DAnthony (beachcamera.com)

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

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: DAnthony (buydig.com)

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

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: none (beachcamera.com)

good product

 

none

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

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: none (buydig.com)

good product

 

none

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

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Mark the office manager (beachcamera.com)

Happy with this purchase

 

Ordered for our office Conference Room for Computer presentations, looks great. Purchased from Buydig.com due to having best price, and was very pleased when I ordered it on Thursday evening and received it the following Tuesday. Thank you BuyDig.

Attractive Design ; Good Resolution

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer bands quantity:5
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10

Certificates

Certification:RoHS\nUL

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:4:3
Color Depth:16
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):3000000:1
Display Diagonal:42
Display Resolution:1024 x 768
HD type:HD
High frequency rate:600
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 14:9, 16:9
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 720p

Energy Management

AC input voltage:100 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:135.7
Energy efficiency compliance:B
Input frequency:50/60

Ergonomics

Swivel angle range:-20 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Standard, Vivid

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:2
Number of AV connections:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:135.7
Energy efficiency class:B
Input frequency:50/60

Smart TV

Internet TV: No

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Game mode: Yes
On/Off switch: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Digital signal format system:ATSC
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.28
Depth (with stand):9.72
Height:23.7
Height (with stand):25.8
Weight:41.9
Weight with stand:45.4
Width:38.7
Width (with stand):38.7