The technology is never still , it is progressing quickly and it have emerged Smart TVs in addition to standard TV functions, offering some interesting opportunities that complement the excellent functionality of other devices ( such as smartphones ). The goal is to make our life more beautiful , more fun , and easier. This is the model that we had the opportunity to test – LG 42LN575S .
Technical specifications of the model :
- Size and Display Technology : LED LCD TV of 42 inches
- Resolution : 1920×1080
- Refresh rate: 100Hz
- HDMI connectors : 3 piece
- USB ports : 3 piece
- CI Slot : 1 piece
- Ethernet / LAN : Supports
- WiFi : Built-in
- Supported standards : DVB-T/DVB-C / DVB-S2/DVB-S2
- Smart TV options : Smart Home, App Store , Premium Content , Internet browser ( browser) , access to social networks
- Weight ( with stand ) : 10.4Kg
- Dimensions ( with stand ) : 968x628x235mm
Physical appearance and connectivity
LG 42LN575S looks very elegant with a thin frame around the screen , which is only 2cm wide on all sides . This model has a slightly greater thickness than what we are used to, but it is still very appealing to the eye .
The stand of this model is unusual design and provides excellent stability for a TV of this size .
Most connectors located on the left side of the TV. Three HDMI and three USB ports are easily accessible for device connectivity . Not far from them , there are AV , component input , SCART, CI slot , antenna and cable connector . Among them is an Ethernet port for wired connection of the TV to the local network . In addition to wired Internet access , this model has a built-in WiFi module , and will be immediately at start-up scan for available wireless networks and allow connection to any of them .
The remote control has buttons for all the functions that this TV has – and there are quite a lot ! In addition to the standard buttons to change channels , volume control , viewing teletext ‘s, etc. . has a button to access the Smart menu , direct access to installed applications , the key to start recording TV programs directly onto a USB flash or hard disk , and so on .
Smart TV capabilities
Speed and visibility of the menu is excellent, as are the possibilities to a very high level . Menu is well designed , and the standard remote control easily and quickly . On 42LN575S can connect a keyboard and mouse , which makes web browsing very comfortable .
App Store , after the creation of LG account to install applications and games , and thus expands its already great features.
Premium content is , in essence , an application for access to services that many of us already use , such as YouTube , Skype , HBO GO and more. This is a great collection of useful applications .
Magical Control (Magic Remote) does not come with a TV , but can be bought separately , and we have not had a chance to try the TV’s that require it ( playing games , for example) .
In addition to the above features , Time Machine II option offers recording TV content, which can be extremely useful when you want to watch your favorite show , although at the time of transmission were not at home .
As we mentioned , 42LN575S comes with built-in WiFi module , but the connection to the wireless network is just one way to use this module. In the absence of a wireless network , this TV can operate as a wireless Access Point, so other devices can connect directly to send your content to the TV screen . There is also support for MiraCast standard and Intel WiDi , and modern mobile devices can send content directly from the small screen to the big screen TV ‘s, we will do an overview of films or other media sharing with the people around you is very simple .
The quality of the picture
Great contrast and depth of color are one of the main advantages of this model panel TV. The picture quality is excellent in all situations , and almost immediate response and the delay is virtually non-existent .
Particular attention has attracted the attention refresh rate of 100Hz that makes video content works very smoothly , especially when looking at high-quality video content .
Viewing angles are excellent, and the quality of the display does not change when the TV watching content even in the most extreme angles.
LG 42LN575S within your price range performed very well in terms of image quality , while the image options extremely detailed and usually seen only in more expensive models .
Power 2x10W speakers are positioned below the screen and directed to the podium , and the strength and clarity of the sound is excellent. The sound quality contributes to support for Dolby Digital decoder , and numerous sound modes which , with the software side , allows the user to adjust the sound position ( Standard , Music, Cinema , Sport , Game, and user preferences ) .
42LN575S LG Smart TV with great potential which belongs to A + energy class , and therefore has very low power consumption of only 52W . The software allows detailed adjustment of image and sound , as I panel offers very good contrast and viewing angles . Numerous applications and support for App Store allows this TV to fit into almost any home and adapt to the needs of each user.