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LG 42LE5400 42-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED HDTV with Internet Applications (2010 Model)

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  • LED Backlighting
  • NetCast Entertainment Access (Wi-Fi Ready)
  • Wireless 1080p Ready
  • TruMotion 120Hz
  • Picture Wizard II
  • Picture Wizard II with 2.6ms response time
  • Wide 178-degree vertical and 178-degree horizontal angles
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Technical Details

  • Brand Name: LG
  • Model: 42LE5400
  • Display Technology: LED-lit
  • Display Size: 42 inches
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 16:9
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 40 x 24.8 inches ; 36.8 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 40 pounds
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B0039JBXSM
  • Item model number: 42LE5400
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #67,085 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: June 17, 2003
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Product Description


Offering energy-saving LED backlighting, 1080p Full HD resolution for crystal-clear detail, and TruMotion 120Hz technology for virtually no motion blur, the 42-inch LG 42LE5400 LED LCD HDTV is also great for watching sports and movies with fast action thanks to its 2.6ms (millisecond) response time. The latest in HDTV technology, LED delivers deep blacks, bright colors and crisp images to rival any display category, and are the slimmest, most energy efficient televisions available. Improved motion capture allows smooth, natural pictures, even with fast paced action.

With LG's NetCast, you get access to TV shows, movies and more, streamed directly from the Internet to your television screen. And the LE5400 series also provides compatibility with Wireless 1080p Connectivity (wireless media kit required and sold separately).

Other features include an incredible 4,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio for more stunning colors and deeper blacks, two USB ports for connecting external drives for playing back MP3 audio, JPEG photo and DivX HD video files, stereo speakers with 20 watts of power and Dolby Digital decoding, and four HDMI inputs.

NetCast Entertainment Access

NetCast Entertainment Access brings the best Internet services direct to your TV--no computer required. Instantly access movies and TV shows, news and weather and the world's largest library of HD movies in 1080p. (Note: Internet connection & subscriptions required and sold separately.)

Get your HD film fix
If you like movies and want major studio releases in Full HD 1080p and Dolby Digital Plus sound, you'll love Vudu, the on-demand movie service with more hi-def titles than anyone else. Over 3,000 and counting. Plus, there's no subscription. So you only pay for what you watch.

Access your queue from the couch
Make the most of the extensive offerings on Netflix. Now you can watch your favorite movies and shows--from new releases to classics to everything in between--without your PC. Sit back and enjoy unlimited instant access to thousands of movies and TV episodes streamed directly to your TV set.

It's YouTube on your tube
No more crowding around your PC to watch web videos. NetCast instantly streams videos and TV shows from YouTube for unlimited, direct access to the millions of Web videos whenever you want them. All you need is an active Internet connection. Watch that one fellow making a fool of himself over and over again.

Stay up to speed
Sometimes you want to see what's going on in the world, but without changing the channel. Yahoo! TV Widgets delivers everything you need including news, scores, stocks and even photos from Flickr.

Your pictures on the big screen
Re-live all your family vacation memories with your Picasa photos on the big screen for everyone to enjoy, create galleries and slideshows for easy organization.

Key Features

LCD Panel with LED Backlighting
Tired of dark scenes or dull colors? LG's LED technology provides a slim profile and delivers amazing brightness, clarity and color detail, as well as greater energy efficiency compared to conventional LCD TVs.

Energy Star 4.0
Earning the ENERGY STAR means a product meets strict energy efficiency guidelines set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. For TVs, it means they save energy both in standby and active (when they're on) modes. ENERGY STAR qualified TVs use about 30 percent less energy than standard units.


Smart Energy Saving
With LG's Smart Energy Saving Features, you can conserve money and energy.
Full HD 1080p resolution
This stunning picture is the reason you wanted HDTV in the first place. With almost double the pixel resolution, Full HD 1080p gives it superior picture quality over standard HDTV. You'll see details and colors like never before.

TruMotion 120Hz
TruMotion 120Hz technology lets you see sports, video games and high-speed action with virtually no motion blur. Now your TV can keep up with your fast-moving entertainment.

4,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
No more worrying about dark scenes or dull colors. The dynamic contrast ratio of 4,000,000:1 delivers more stunning colors and deeper blacks than you can imagine.

Intelligent Sensor
Don't strain your eyes. Let your TV do the adjustments for you. Intelligent Sensor automatically optimizes the picture to the lighting and color conditions in the room for a more enjoyable viewing experience.

Wireless 1080p Ready
The best place for your TV isn't always near the cable. Wireless 1080p Connectivity lets you cut loose from messy wires, hang your TV where you want and still get a stunning Full HD picture. All those cords and cables are completely out of sight. And the only thing attached to your TV is you. (Note: Wireless media kit required and sold separately.)
AV Mode
Sports, movies and video games are best enjoyed with customized settings. With AV Mode, you can easily select from one of three picture modes for "Cinema", Sports" or "Games" to enjoy an optimized picture and sound experience.
Picture Wizard
Get easy self-calibration with on-screen reference points for key picture quality elements such as black level, color, tint, sharpness and backlight levels. Take the guesswork out of picture adjustments with this simple-to-use feature. It's not actually magic, but it will sure seem that way.
24P Real Cinema
Stay in for the theater. Enjoy a true cinema-like experience in your own home with movies the way they are meant to be seen. LG's Real Cinema technology precisely displays 24p source frames on your screen, the same as on a movie screen. If you love movies, you'll love Real Cinema.
ISFccc Calibration Ready
LG's ISFccc Ready HDTVs contain the detailed standards necessary for professional calibration of brightness, contrast, tint, sharpness, color levels and much more to meet local lighting conditions for both day and nighttime viewing. Settings are added to preset modes for easy access from your LG remote.
Clear Voice II
Get audio the way it was meant to be heard. Clear Voice II enhances and amplifies the frequency range of the human voice to help keep dialogue audible when background noise swells.

Infinite Sound
What's a great picture without great sounds to match? Infinite Sound delivers an amazing listening experience with deep, rich bass to make the most of your entertainment.

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital lets you experience compelling 5.1-channel surround sound. And you can trust that you'll get the same great Dolby Digital audio quality no matter what you're watching--a DVD or Blu-Ray Disc, TV programming or downloaded content. Best of all, you can be confident that you'll hear the audio exactly as it was intended, because Dolby Digital is also used to create the soundtracks for movies and games.
USB 2.0
Now reliving that fantastic family vacation can happen in the comfort of your living room. Easily connect your external USB devices to enjoy JPEG photos or listen to MP3 files. This HDTV is also compatible with playing back DivX HD video files from a USB drive.
HDMI V.1.3 with Deep Color
Make installation of any enabled device a snap. Get 10.2Gbps of bandwidth for deeper colors and more to take advantage of the best Full HD experience. HDMI V.1.3 connectivity lets you prepare yourself for tomorrow's technology today.

Key Specifications

  • Screen size: 42-inch class (42 inches diagonal)
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 (1080p Full HD)
  • Dynamic contrast ratio: 4,000,000:1
  • Viewing angle: 178 degrees horizontal/vertical
  • Response time: 2.6ms
  • Built-in tuner: ATSC/NTSC/Clear QAM
  • Audio output: 20 watts (10W x 2)
  • Speaker system: 2-way, 4 speakers
  • Dolby Digital decoder: Yes
  • Surround system: Infinite Sound
  • Input labeling: Yes
  • Swivel stand: ±20 degrees
  • VESA compliance: 200mm x 200mm
  • Warranty: 1 year parts and labor


  • HDMI (version 1.3, HDCP): 3 rear, 1 side
  • Component: 2 rear, 1 side
  • Composite A/V: 1 rear, 1 side
  • RF: 1 rear
  • PC input (15-pin, D-Sub): 1 rear
  • PC audio input: 1 rear
  • Digital audio output: 1 optical, rear
  • USB: 2 side
  • Ethernet LAN: 1 rear
  • Headphone out: 1 side
  • RS-232c input: 1 rear


  • TV without stand: 40 x 24.8 x 1.2 inches (WxHxD); 36.8 pounds
  • TV with stand: 40 x 27.2 x 10.6 inches (WxHxD); 43 pounds
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LG 2010 HDTV Comparison

Series: LD350 LD450 LD520 LD550 LD650 LE5300 LE5400 LE8500 LX6500 PJ350 PK550 PK750
Models: 22-inch
Panel type LCD LCD LCD LCD LCD LED LCD LED LCD LED LCD 3D LED Plasma Plasma Plasma
LED Local Dimming -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3D Ready -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Resolution 720p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 1080p 720p 1080p 1080p
Contrast ratio 50k:1
Refresh rate 60Hz 60Hz 120Hz 120Hz 240Hz 60Hz 120Hz 120Hz 240Hz 600Hz 600Hz 600Hz
Response time 5ms 4ms 2.4 2.4 2 2.4ms 2.6ms 1ms 2ms -- -- --
Netcast Entertainment -- -- -- -- -- --
HDMI input 2 2 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 4
Component input
(Y, PB, PR)
1 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 2
Composite input 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
PC input
USB port 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2
MP3 and JPEG
DivX video
-- -- -- -- --
Ethernet -- -- -- -- -- --
Wireless 1080p Ready -- -- -- -- -- --
Energy Star -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Series: LD350 LCD LD450 LCD LD520 LCD LD550 LCD LD650 LCD LE5300 LED LE5400 LED LE8500 LED LX6500
PJ350 Plasma PK550 Plasma PK750 Plasma

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Which Size HDTV is Right for My Room?

HDTV Size chart
With standard-definition TVs, the rule used to be that viewers would feel comfortable watching a set from a distance of 3 to 6 times the screen size in inches. With HDTV, the resolution is so much better that you can sit closer to a larger TV without noticing the pixels. So with HDTVs, the rule tends to be you can sit anywhere from 1.5 to 3 times the screen size (in inches) for the best experience.

If you know the size of the room you have already, where you want to sit, and where your new HDTV should go once you get it, you can figure out the size HDTV you should get.

  • Minimum size = Viewing distance/3
  • Maximum size=Viewing distance/1.5

Product Description

There's no better LCD display technology than LED and the LE5400 delivers that along with a whole lot more. You can tap directly into instant movies and entertainment with NetCast and cut free of your cable box and messy wires with Wireless 1080p.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Had the TV since August 2010, and has worked great until recently in November 2012. The video and quality is great the audio could be better, but it is a LED slim television. Read more ›
The sound and picture quality is superb. Love watching HD pictures, as the characters seem that they are in the room with you. Read more ›
This LG is great, I am a techie and hooking it up was childs play everything just worked. The picture is great and there is now depth to the screen we never had before. I… Read more ›
I looked at a lot of TV's before I made this purchase and I got to say I am so glad that I…The picture quality is amazing with Blu-Rays and with playing games on the PS3. Read more ›
We have had this tv up and running for about a week now. The picture is gorgeous! We haven't used the internet applications yet but hope to do so shortly. Read more ›
Granted, I have never owned an HDTV and only played with one other (my mother's), but I am very happy with this TV. The picture quality is amazing. The ability to change… Read more ›
It's super light weight which is a huge plus. No dead pixels, sound quality is great, and so is the wireless. You cannot go wrong if you buy this one. Read more ›
I set it up and it looks great out of the box, but I did do some advanced set up to get the best picture possible. Sound is good, albeit not spectacular. I plan on getting… Read more ›
Had for almost a week and it has been pretty awesome. The picture is great, the plethora of inputs is nice, but the sound quality of the on board speakers is awful. Read more ›
Beautiful picture, with $50 USB wireless internet connectivity is no problemo. Sound is surprisingly good (we don't have an external sound system. Super flat. Read more ›
After a few days of researching, I found this LG has more to offer than Samsung at the same price. Video and audio quality is superb and comparable to Samsung's LED. This… Read more ›
No motion blur, no microblocking, absolutely nothing flawed whatsoever, even while watching fast actioned sports. The TV's speakers work pretty good for such a thin set. Eve… Read more ›
Sound quality is good enough for me, my wife thinks its only OK. Set up is easy as can be, I set it up without needing the manual. I needed the directions in setting up the… Read more ›
Picture quality is great, with practically no drop off at odd viewing angles. Setup was straightforward and took only a few minutes. One of the reasons I went with LG is… Read more ›
Great picture ,easy to set up ,just the right size for my room .I connected to internet via cable as wireless connection requires additional equipment. The only thing to… Read more ›
This is an upgrade from a tube TV. It was easy to put together. Easy to configure and setup. Read more ›
My favorite feature however is the Netflix app. It was so easy to setup! Just plug in the ethernet cable and the TV does the rest. Read more ›
The picture is 100 times better on this TV than my living room picture. It is also very easy to set up and connected wirelessly no problem with the adapter. Thanks LG for a… Read more ›
Great TV. Using all of the internet functions which were all easy to set up given my existing wireless network. I've got 2 PC's set up to stream to this TV. Read more ›
The TV is perfect for me. Having the Netflix built into the TV with the wireless conection is fantastic! The delivery was excellent. Read more ›
The tv was very…The power consumption economy mode is pretty cool, dims when the lights go down which is perfect for the bedroom then brightens up when the lights come on. Read more ›
I tried Q-Menu -> Audio-> Cinema mode/ Clear Voice option to ON/ True Voice (or something similar option ) to ON, and I had to reduce my volume from 55 level to 10 level,… Read more ›
The UI in particular is above average for TVs. We really like the wifi adapter (sold separately) and the Netflix app. The remote is convenient and easy to use. Read more ›
* we don't like the "TruMotion" feature -- it makes things look strange. we keep it off. Read more ›
Have really enjoyed this TV. The color and clarity is really good and no blur at all. Also I connected it to my computer and can view my photos and videos that are stored… Read more ›
First off this TV is pretty light, being only an inch has a lot to do with this. The screen is bright and very clear. It is an edge lit LED and I do notice that when the TV… Read more ›
It had excellent specs for the price. We got it home, set it up, and immediately noticed that the whole left side of the screen was brighter than the rest of the TV. It was… Read more ›
Only issue I'm having is getting the display setup correctly to use as a monitor with my HP pc.... maybe LED is not the best display format for this option but I can use it… Read more ›
Good remote layout. Incredible picture clarity. Too real...everything looks like a movie set. Read more ›
When my set arrived via Amazon (which was super simple by the way) and I set it…The samsung model had the worst backlight bleeding I have ever seen in any LCD TV/Monitor.. Read more ›
HD Picture quality is excellent from both the internal digital tuner and Blu-ray: a lot…The colors are very well balanced, images are crisp and bright...overall very good. Read more ›
We love our TV. The picture is sharp and clear, the colors vibrant. We have connected to our cable box, blu-ray and receiver through HDMI cables and co-axiel. Read more ›
There is a huge difference. This set has amazing colors, nice blacks, and plenty of inputs. I have not tried connecting it wirelessly because my router is 2 feet away. Read more ›
Make sure you get an…Comments by some that the TV is slow for gaming (Black ops) are false the folks making the comments didn't set the HDMI ports to the gaming profile. Read more ›
This LED TV provides a beautiful picture complete with bright whites and deep blacks. Fairly easy to set up wireless internet applications with a dongle that was purchased… Read more ›
Pros: Great picture, Really thin, LED lit allowing for amazingly deep colors, 4 HDMI ports, Great value, Clear Voice system works well, Good built in speakers, Overall A… Read more ›
The menu is very intuitive with a nice quick menu feature which easily allows you to switch between preset or customized picture and sound settings based on what you are… Read more ›
When plugged back in, at times it would…On other occasions when plugged back in, the TV would turn on immediately with the control panel and remote were not functioning. Read more ›
I have big hands, and have no problems with the remote. It takes some getting used to, as the design is a bit unconventional. Read more ›
has very good picture. only problem is the remote sucks. the netcast and widgets button is to close to the direction arrows. Read more ›
I will be using external speakers in the near future, though. Other than the afore mentioned problem with the remote everything else seems to be well laid out. Read more ›
good contrast for an edge lit LED TV easy navigation of menu and submenus non-glossy screen Read more ›
Good picture, options are good. Netflix streaming is the best. Only wish that the apps were better and that Hulu was an option. Read more ›
Netflix, Yahoo and Youtube…Streaming from Netflix works perfectly and you can watch Youtube videos (although searching for them is a bit painful using the remote control). Read more ›
Since the remote doesn't have a QWERTY keyboard, you have to use telephone like inputs to enter your inputs. The inbuilt browser is pretty bad. It doesn't try to fill in… Read more ›
I want to add some Netflix info for folks wanting to know. Unlike what I have read about other brands, LG's Netflix app is very useful. Read more ›
The Internet apps are pretty good, if a little spare. The TV connects to Netflix, Vudu, YouTube and other Internet video using an Ethernet cable plugged into my wireless… Read more ›
Youtube is fine too although the interface is not as easy as with Netflix. Read more ›
I would recommend this TV to anyone I know. It's a great TV and the price is great compared to what a 1080p 42" TV would cost two years ago. Read more ›
Coming from a 25 year old, 800 pound tube TV, anything would look spectacular. After a lot of research, I decided to go with an LG LED and found a good price on Amazon. Read more ›
This TV is an excellent value! I searched for weeks for a 42" LED LCD. Read more ›
He wanted a tv with internet connections. I did some research and found this LED-LG tv to be a good price with the specs I thought he would want. He loves it, and it was… Read more ›
Not an issue thus far. Far Greater VALUE I would say. Only time will tell though. Read more ›
I bought this at a local…The additional features of Internet and WiFi ready, D-TV scanning and audio options just makes this a no brainer even at full retail price. Read more ›
Now when I order PPV MMA fights, I get to see all the action in HD. I went to my parents to watch TV and standard definition looks so blurry now compared to HD. Read more ›
* The included stand is attractive, well built, and swivels very easily, which can be handy Read more ›
Laying it face down on a side by side pair of couch cushions…Lifting it onto the stand was easy too, it's a heck of a lot lighter than the behemoth tube TV it replaced. Read more ›
Those specifications are all cheating im my opinion. But to be fair, since there is no standard for these specifications, I believe most, if not all, HDTV have this problem. I… Read more ›
An excellent product. Easy to operate, setup, connect etc. Awesome picture quality with LED back lighting. Read more ›
We really like the wifi adapter (sold separately) and the Netflix app. The remote is convenient and easy to use. Read more ›
Set up was easy, picture quality is excellent, sound quality is good. The remote control is logical and easy to use. Access to internet applications (we hope more… Read more ›
Sadly, after I got the LG,…While the TV is great for watching sports, it was terrible for watching movies or even TV shows whenever a scene with a dark background appeared. Read more ›
- picture brightness is great: I'm using it in a bright living room (with windows on either side of TV), and the LED screen is bright enough to watch w/o problem. Read more ›

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

280 of 287 people found the following review helpful By Miech on August 5, 2010
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I had quite an ordeal over the last month attempting to purchase a new HDTV. I was looking in the sub $1000 range, wanted a 40-42" LED-Lit model and did a lot of research before settling on the Samsung UN40C6300.

I originally settled for Samsung over LG due to in-store picture comparisons and quite frankly, Samsung's great reputation over the past years. They were the pioneers of LED edge lighting and for a long time remained king of HDTVs. When my set arrived via Amazon (which was super simple by the way) and I set it up, I was instantly shocked and disappointed. The samsung model had the worst backlight bleeding I have ever seen in any LCD TV/Monitor.. ever.. Upon researching the issue further I discovered that Samsung now outsources panels and I got stuck with a horrible Chineese CN02 panel while the model in the store happened to be using a Samsung Branded IPS panel. I can't say for sure whether stores always get the better panel for display purposes, but this sneaky bait and switch should be illegal. Needless to say, the viewing angles on the horrible CN02 panel and the awful bleeding (spots the size of softballs scattered through the image). Furious, I set up an immediate exchange with Amazon and went back to researching.

Digging deep in Amazon's search, I stumbled across the LG 42LE5400 which was only $4 more then the previous Samsung model. What caught me about this TV over the previous was the following:
1) Same exact price.
2) Research indicated NO panel lottery and LG using superior IPS panels.
3) 2" Larger Screen
4) NetCast Apps (Samsung's only supplies these on higher-end models)
5) Wider range of inputs including composite-in
6) Matte screen (Yes glossy looks nicer, but I'd rather not watch TV in a mirror).
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125 of 133 people found the following review helpful By not-just-yeti on July 20, 2010
This is a great TV: awesome picture and features.

- picture brightness is great: I'm using it in a bright living room (with windows on either side of TV), and the LED screen is bright enough to watch w/o problem.

- overall features great: Assume I've gushed on about the picture quality, the number of inputs (including several on the side for easy access), the neat 'video mute' feature (under energy saver) so I can play a music CD on my DVD player and not have to see the DVD's stupid music screen, and so on. (Hmm, I guess I could play mp3s on a thumb drive directly from the tv itself; I haven't tried that yet.)

- Audio sync problem fixed via firmware: As others have mentioned, after 45min-1hr, the audio became noticeably out of sync from the picture; this seemed to be equally true for all inputs. It wouldn't get *worse* after more time, but it was bad enough that it looked dubbed. My initial hack was to switch to a different input then switch back to the program, and it would re-sync. However, after upgrading the firmware via the internet this problem disappeared. A few notes:
~ getting the internet connected took me a bit; even though DHCP should have happened at plug-in, I had to turn my wireless hub off/on in order to get the TV to get its IP address;
~ In order to trigger the firmware update, I had to press 'netcast' or 'widgets' on the remote; I think it was at that point that the TV automatically sought out the update.
~ it took two firmware updates in a row to reach the most recent version (6.0.something, I think).

- Noticeable delay lag for video games: about a tenth of a second or even a bit more (after some measurements and calculating).
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130 of 141 people found the following review helpful By Pallab Ghosh Choudhuri on August 30, 2010
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So far, the picture quality is good to me, who never had LCD or LED tv before. So anything better than CRTV is kind of a "wow" to me. So, I dont want to write too much about picture quality.

There is one thing I felt betrayed about. There is nowhere in the product description tells that the "Wireless Ready" feature works if and only if one uses USB wireless adapter made by LG and no other USB wireless adapter. I purchased this "Internet Ready" TV with a hope that I would use a different wireless USB adapter that can be purchased for just $15. Now, I am shocked to learn that I will have to use only LG adapter that one can buy for about $80 in amazon.

So, when you purchase this product,keep in mind that you will have to spend another 80 bucks to make Netcast and netflix work. Although other option is to hook your computer to the TV by HDMI or AVI.

I hope this review help you make informed decision.
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36 of 37 people found the following review helpful By A. Wayne on July 2, 2010
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The LG 42LE5400 is my first flat-screen television, and I've only had it for a couple weeks now. So there are the caveats.

But to my eye, it's a beautiful machine -- with the power on or off. I'm the kind of person who wants the giant TV in my living room to look nice even when it's off; only Samsung sets can match this LG in the looks department. It's almost impossibly thin, and when powered off it's just a cool-looking black panel sitting on my entertainment center.

Turned on, it's amazing. I haven't noticed any blurring while watching sports or action, the colors are great, flesh tones look like flesh, and the blacks look more than adequate. I did have to fiddle with the settings some out of the box -- turned the backlighting way down, for example. But to me, the television's self-calibration system seems to work great.

The Internet apps are pretty good, if a little spare. The TV connects to Netflix, Vudu, YouTube and other Internet video using an Ethernet cable plugged into my wireless router. LG sells a separate wireless receiver that you can plug into the television to ditch the 10baseT. There are also a bunch of Yahoo! "widgets" that do things like tell you the weather and check stock prices. They seem relatively useless.

So: Five stars, for now. That could change depending on the television's durability; it's a new model, so it doesn't really have a track record.
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