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LG SL9000 Series LCD TV (42", 47")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 169 reviews of LG SL9000 Series LCD TV (42", 47"). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the size and price. The usability and image quality are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the color and durability.

design, image quality, usability, price, size

sound, durability, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG SL9000 Series LCD TV (42", 47") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for LG SL9000 Series LCD TV (42", 47")


alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of LG SL9000 Series LCD TV (42", 47") from 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 Reviewers really like the image quality.

image quality

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG 42SL9000 42-inch Widescreen HD Ready 1080p Ultra Slim LED TV - BlackLG 47SL9000 47-inch Widescreen HD Ready 1080p Seamless Series - Black

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (

LG 47 SL 9000


Excellent motion clarity., Loads of picture settings., Low power consumption., Accurate 24p reproduction

Bluish residual illumination., Weak sound from the built-in speakers., Way too little contrast., Reflective front panel

LG’s chic new flat-panel scores plus-points for its gorgeous design, accurate video processing, decent motion clarity, and low power consumption. But we’re scoring it down for the weak blacks, bluish residual illumination, reflective front panel, and...

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: Dan Sung (

LG 42SL9000 television


Can LG's LED impress?

Wonderfully user friendly, excellent connectivity, great for watching downloaded films in HD and a good looking panel

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: Jim Findlay (

LG 42SL9000 42-inch LCD TV review


LG's brilliant new LED TV heralds 'borderless' era

Gorgeous pictures ; Features ; Good looks ; User friendly

Nondescript audio ; Occasional motion judder

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

LG 42SL9000 42in LED LCD TV


LG enters the LED LCD TV arena and John's on hand to test its first offering, the 42in 42SL9000.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Barry de la Rosa (

LG 42SL9000 review


An ideal TV for wall-mounting, but disappointing image quality considering the claimed contrast ratio and LED backlighting

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: Alex Jennings (

LG SL9000 (42SL9000) review


The LG 42SL9000 looks great and offers a solid feature set, but its performance falls a notch or two short of the best that the LED TV world currently has to offer. As a result, its price looks rather steep

Gorgeous and remarkably slim design ; Good pictures ; Loads of features ; Excellent operating system

One or two colour problems ; Black levels are nothing special by LED standards ; Motion isn't particularly well handled

Conclusion Glorious to look at, exceptionally well-specified and boasting plenty of features, the LG 42SL9000 makes an admirable attempt at stealing Samsung's super-slim-TV crown. But a few shortcomings in the picture-quality department make it a...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: (

LG 42SL9000


Not bad, but performance doesn't reflect price and appearance doesn't reflect description

Slim chassis, great ergonomics; stable, detailed images with fine low-light insight; effective tuners

Clean white tones hard to come by; motion processing modes

Expert review by: (

LG 42SL9000


A decent TV but does not really gain that much from LED technology ..

LG have produced an LCD TV which delivers a stunning performance in some areas, notably colour reproduction and standard definition performance, but fails to deliver what we have come to expect from LED technology; a sublime black level performance.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: avforums (

LG 42SL9000 42" 1080p LED LCD HDTV


LG's been making real advances with LCD TV lately. Over the last year, the company have been remarkably attentive and responsive to any resolvable issues we've reported to them, and have been producing some displays that are certainly worthy of your...

Above Average

Jan, 2010

Expert review by: (

LG 47SL9000 HDTV


There now are plenty of LED HDTVs out there and it seems as if a new one is announced almost every day, but the LG 47SL9000 is one of the best performers of the bunch. And it looks rather good too.

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming: No
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: Yes
Front AV Interface: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 200 x 200


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100
Frequency:100 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):Unknown
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:LCD