Pros

  • Special wizard helps adjust image settings
  • Good image quality
  • Good image quality
  • Special wizard helps adjust image settings

Cons

  • Incomplete printed manual
  • Incomplete printed manual
  • Some problems with motion judder
  • Some problems with motion judder

At A Glance

The LG 42LH55 HDTV has solid picture quality, but it's lean on extra goodies.

Manufacturer’s Description

For action junkies, 42LH55 LCD TV true motion 240Hz uses a unique scanning backlight technique to improve motion picture response time with a more natural picture. It use the Super In Plane Switching (S-IPS) panel structure which provides faster response times and better color and contrast, even at the most extreme off-axis viewing angles.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 4
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 42.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer LG Electronics
UPC Code 719192174856
Manufacturer Part Number 42LH55
Brand Name LG
Product Name 42LH55 42" LCD TV
Marketing Information

For action junkies, 42LH55 LCD TV true motion 240Hz uses a unique scanning backlight technique to improve motion picture response time with a more natural picture. It use the Super In Plane Switching (S-IPS) panel structure which provides faster response times and better color and contrast, even at the most extreme off-axis viewing angles.

Product Model 42LH55
Product Type LCD TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.lg.com/us
Product Series LH55
Miscellaneous
Features Auto-off, Auto Program, Channel Labeling, Closed Caption, Favorite Channel Selection, Flashback
Physical Characteristics
Weight (Approximate) 606.4 oz
Color Glossy Black
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Brightness 500 Nit
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Surround Sound, Dolby
Built-in Devices
Speakers Yes
Technical Information
Horizontal Viewing Angle 178°
Vertical Viewing Angle 178°
Response Time 2.40 ms
Parental Control V-chip

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Very Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.5
Color Quality Rating Very Good
Color Quality Score 3.7
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.2
Motion Rating Good
Motion Score 3.0
Power Usage
Green Rating Very Good
Green score 85.0
Power off 0.2   watts
Power on 96.0   watts