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alaScore 88

86 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the design and usability. The sound and value for money also get good feedback.

image quality, value for money, sound, usability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the RCA LED42C45RQ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 86 reviews)

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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...

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Amazon review summary for RCA LED42C45RQ


alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of RCA LED42C45RQ from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on

image quality, value for money, sound, usability, design

86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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

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Great TV for the master suite


I got this on the deal of the day. Right price, right size.This product has... Easy to set up, Great value and features for the price, Right number of connections, Easy to use remote controlAbout me... Casual viewer

Great picture, just the right size


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Good size for bedroom


Wanted a tv to replace a 32". This is perfect, little bigger but not too big for a master bedrroomThis product has... Great value and features for the priceAbout me... Casual viewer



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I love my new TV, the picture is bright. It is so pretty and looks great as it is very thin and has a thin edging around the picture.This product has... Easy to set up, Great value and features for the price

picture, thin, design

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Not bad at all...


We just got this T.V. for our son's room. The picture is great !! Audio is O.K. There's only 2 HDMI Connections, only one set of Component connections, and of course the single RF connection.Easy to setup and get going. We have a ROKU connected and...

Great Picture... Decent Audio

Only 2 HDMI Ports and One Set of Component Connections

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Do not ever buy a RCA TV


Our RCA HDTV only worked for 2 years before the picture went out on it. Can not get anyone to help you!! The company has no customer service.


Will only last 2 years