• Nice first-time set-up
  • Speakers simulate surround sound well


  • Disappointing image quality
  • Extremely expensive

At A Glance

LG's 42LGX is a middle-of-the-road HDTV that carries a very high price.

Manufacturer’s Description

LG 42LGX 42-inch LCD HDTV comes with advanced Trumotion 120Hz technology for clear fast action scenes and Intelligent Sensor which automatically adjusts the picture based on surroundings, the 1.8-inch- thin LGX with red color accents will make a statement in any room.

Manufacturer’s Website

The Specs

Broadcast Format Supported
  • 1080i
  • 1080p
  • 720p
Brightness 500.0 lumens
Display size 42.0 inches
Contrast ratio 50000:1
Display type LCD
Horizontal viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Vertical viewing angle 178.0 ∞
Response time 27.0
General Information
UPC Code 719192173880
Ports and Connections
Audio Input RCA Audio (Input x3)
  • HDMI (Input x4)
  • HDMI (Input) Input
Audio Digital Optical Digital Optical Audio (Output x2)
Component Video Component (Input x2)