LG 42LE8900 TV reviews and prices: 42" Full HD 1080p LED screen

13 customer reviews
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This television is a good all rounder.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 13 reviews.
LG 42LE8900 with 42" Full HD 1080p LED screen, 4 HDMI ports and Freeview HD. See full product description
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john, nairn Film and documentary lover

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
easy to set up, lovely design, fantastic picture, highly recommended
Bad points:
sound quality not the best, but have added a soundbar which gives a great sound
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 29 Jul 2011

Barbara , Morpeth Sports and games fan

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Good picture. Excellent HD. Looks good
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 26 Jul 2010

Confirmed purchaser Nothing

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Design, looks, picture quality, features, specification
Bad points:
requires dongle for wi-fi and still requires wire connection to other equipment like dvd and satellite receiver.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 24 Nov 2010

Frank, Swansea Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Excellent picture quality. Plenty of inputs for other devices. Swivel stand a great idea.
Bad points:
Highly reflective screen. Surround sound not that great.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 16 Jul 2010

Peter, Rochester, Kent

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Nicely designed TV, very slim and good picture. Set up was standard and no problems
Bad points:
Connection with LG Home Cinema resulted in having to use menu/Remote to revert to TV picture after playing DVD
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Jul 2010

Confirmed purchaser Sports and games fan

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
When picture moves vertically, horizontal bars appear across screen spoilIng viewing pleasure. LikewiSe if large amounts of white in back ground. Expected far better from LG.
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 7.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Jul 2010

gary, barnsley Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
a terrific television, the netcast is excellent
Bad points:
none
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 06 Sep 2010

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 42
Type of screen LED
3D No
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview HD
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of scart ports 0
Connections Ethernet
Connections HDMI
Connections Wireless
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 200
Response time (Milliseconds) 2.2
Type of LED screen Local Dimming
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 9000000
Reflection angle 178
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 192
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 23.1
Release date 2010-04-01

Also known as: "LG Infinia, LG Infinia

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Manufacturer's Description

42" Full LED Infinia TV with Freeview HD, Netcast and 200Hz

The LG Full LED Infinia LE8900 series provides sublime picture quality with a stunning ultra slim single layer Infinia design. The LE8 series has LED lights behind the TV allowing for better quality whilst not sacrificing on the depth of the TV (under 3.5cm). Freeview HD, TruMotion 200Hz as well as access to your favourite internet content like youtube will make this Infinia TV from LG the centre piece of your home entertainment experience.

Full LED
A revolution in picture quality and stylish, ultra slim design; LG Full LED TV gives you better picture quality than Edge LED TVs with crystal-clear images, deeper blacks and the most realistic colours available today. LG Full LED TVs are the greenest TVs ever and are more eco-friendly than an LCD and Plasma TV saving you money off your electricity bills. With LGs ultra slim Infinia design, you can easily hang this stylish TV on your wall like a picture frame, saving you space in your living room.

USB Input
Connect your digital camera, M-P-3 player or flash memory using the U-S-B port to show off your latest holiday snaps, music collection or High Definition DivX movies for a true multimedia experience.

Freeview HD
Get Ready to watch High Definition TV for free with built in freeview HD bringing you the best of BBC, ITV and C4 in glorious high definition with no monthly fee or contract. Freeview HD provides up to 5 times the picture quality of standard definition freeview taking you closer to the action. Check you can get Freeview HD where you live just visit freeview.co.uk or text your postcode and house number or house name to 80560

NetCast
“NetCast Entertainment Access brings the best of the internet directly to your TV, without the need for a computer. You can enjoy free skype to skype video conferencing, youtube, weather forecasts as well as online photo sharing from the comfort of your living room sofa. You can access this service by connecting LG NetCast TVs to your home network either via the built-in Ethernet port or using an optional WiFi USB dongle. With LG NetCast TVs you will also be ready for future online services which can be updated onto your LG TV.”

200Hz
LG TruMotion 200Hz uses a unique scanning backlight technology to achieve a more superior natural picture. With this feature, it virtually eliminates motion blur and picture flicker, making it perfect for watching sport and fast action movies.


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