Pros

  • Netflix, Vudu, and YouTube support
  • Above-average image quality, design, and usability
  • Netflix, Vudu, and YouTube support
  • Above-average image quality, design, and usability

Cons

  • Full manual only on CD or online
  • Full manual only on CD or online

At A Glance

The LG 42LH50 provides great connected features, above-average image quality, and good looks for a moderate price.

Manufacturer’s Description

Tap into internet content easily and seamlessly with LG?s TV series with NetCast Entertainment Access. Easy set up and use with the Yahoo. Widget system as well as other LG content providers such as Netflix. This LG TV has 42-inch Full HD 1080p Broadband 120Hz.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lg.com/us

The Specs

Display
Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • 720p
Broadcast Format Displayed 1080p
Contrast ratio 70000:1
Brightness 500.0 lumens
Display size 42.0 inches
Viewable size 42.0 inches
Display type LCD
Aspect ratio 16:9
Response time 2.7
Resolution 1080p pixels
Refresh rate 120.0 Hz
General Information
UPC Code 719192174771
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Digital Optical
  • HDMI
  • RCA Digital Coax (S/PDIF)
  • RS-232 - 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9)
  • USB
  • VGA
HDMI
  • Front/Side HDMI (Input)
  • HDMI (Input) Input
Audio Input Audio - 1/8" Mini (3.5mm)(Input)
Component Video Component (Input)
Audio Digital Optical Digital Optical Audio (Output)
Green
Energy and Ergonomic Standards Met Energy Star

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.3
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.2
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.1
Motion Rating Good
Motion Score 2.9
Power Usage
Green Rating Good
Green score 83.0
Power off 0.1   watts
Power on 103.2   watts