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alaTest has collected and analyzed 716 reviews of RCA LED42C45RQ. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the design and usability are overall positive. The sound and price are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the remote control. Some have doubts about the reliability and durability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the RCA LED42C45RQ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 user reviews of RCA LED42C45RQ from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Opinions about the design and sound are overall positive. The price and usability also get good views. There are some critical opinions about the durability.

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

This summary is based on the products: RCA LED42C45RQ 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Black)RCA LED42C45RQ 42-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED HDTV (Black)

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: John R. Delaney (



RCA's LEDC45RQ series is a very affordable HDTV line offering full 1080p resolution and energy-efficient LED backlighting. Picture quality is above average for sets in the under-$500 price range, so it's our Editors' Choice for budget HDTVs.

Affordable. Good viewing angles. Convenient port location

Only two HDMI ports. Some motion artifacts. Reds are slightly undersaturated

Budget HDTVs are all about sacrifice, so don't expect 3D or Web connectivity, but it doesn't mean you have to live with a set that looks cheap and delivers subpar picture quality. The RCA LEDC45RQ series is an LED-backlit LCD HDTV line that delivers...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: DTexas85 (



Exactly what I was looking for in a TV for my bedroom. Picture quality and sound are both great! Highly satisfied and the price was great!

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: DAVID (



the TV came in broke so I had to return it for another brand

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Chookyyy (

Love It


So far so good! Shipping was extremely Fast!!

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: GoodShopper (

Good buy


Works great so far. Perfect size for us.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Samantha (

Great tv at a really good price!


So far, so good. I was really surprised at how nice this tv was since I didn't see it in-store. My boyfriend attached the stand so I'm not sure how easy or hard that ways but it only took him a few minutes. And I've moved the tv several times (moving...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Tim101 (

good purchase


Excellent product

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: SReeser (

Broken and missing parts


Actually, the stand and screws were missing, and the screen was broken in two places, so I took it back to my local store.

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Bill (

My View


Easy to set up. excellent. picture

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: sonia (

excelent product


Live the colors and they are clearly and bright. Love it

Jul, 2015