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LG 42LV4400 42-Inch 1080p 120 Hz LED-LCD HDTV

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  • 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.
  • TruMotion 120Hz technology lets you see sports, video games and high-speed action with virtually no motion blur
  • Full HD 1080p gives it superior picture quality over standard HDTV. You'll see details and colors like never before.
  • 1 Year Parts & Labor Warranty
  • Power device nominal voltage AC 120/230 V
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Technical Details

  • Brand Name: LG
  • Model: 42LV4400
  • Display Technology: LED-lit
  • Display Size: 42 inches
  • Image Aspect Ratio: 16:09
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 39.9 x 8.7 x 27 inches ; 25.4 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 36 pounds
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • ASIN: B005JK01GO
  • Item model number: 42LV4400
  • Batteries 2 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (442 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #20,919 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: October 21, 2011
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Product Description

Amazon.com

(September 2011)

With LED picture quality and a
TruMotion 120Hz refresh rate,
your favorite entertainment
never looked better.

Movies are immersive. Sports are more exciting. Your favorite
shows look better than ever. It's time to kick your entertainment
up a notch with LG.

LV4400 3D LED TV
KEY TECHNOLOGIES
  • LESS BLUR. MORE ACTION.

    LESS BLUR. MORE ACTION.

    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.

  • DOUBLE THE DETAIL.

    DOUBLE THE DETAIL.

    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.

  • SAVE MORE THAN ENERGY.

    SAVE MORE THAN ENERGY.

    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% less energy than
    standard units.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES
ENHANCED NOISE REDUCTION

Reduces screen noise without compromising picture quality

VIEW IT IN THE RIGHT LIGHT.

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.

WISE AND NOT WASTEFUL.

With our Smart Energy Saving Features, you can conserve money and energy.


LV4400 Select Specifications

General
Display Size (Diagonal): 42-Inch
Backlight Type: LED With Local Dimming
Resolution: 1080p
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Channels/Speaker Output: 2 x 10W
Input/Outputs
HDMI: 3
Component Video (YCrCB): 1
Composite Video: 1
RGB (D-Sub 15pin): 1
RF Connector for Internal Tuner: 1
RS-232c In (Control/Service): 1
USB 2.0: 1
Optical Digital Out (SPDIF): 1
Analog Audio Input: 1
Headphone Output: 1
Weight
With Stand: 25.4 lbs.
Without Stand: 22 lbs.
Dimensions
With Stand: 39.4 x 27 x 8.75 (W x H x D)
Without Stand: 39.4 x 24.9 x 1.8 Inches (W x H x D)
Specifications (PDF)

Product Description

With LED picture quality and a TruMotion 120Hz refresh rate, sports and fast action movies on the LV4400 never looked better.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

LGs have always been at or near the top…We're running a Wii and XBox 360 through a basic Denon 5.1 A/V receiver and Belkin power console - the picture always looks great! Read more ›
TV worked only 2 weeks but I was going to return it anyway, The picture quality was terrible and the sound was even worse. Read more ›
Disappointed. That said... The picture is wonderful. Read more ›
It's hard to…The picture is great - excellent, crisp, with good colors (after spending some time calibrating it, but we did it ourselves and are happy with the results). Read more ›
i do have a playstation 3 and the graphics with it being hd was off the hook.. i watched dogma blu ray and the picture was so clear that i was just impressed.. but yeah i… Read more ›
The LG picture is as crisp as the Samsung but the Samsung is a little bit brighter, which my wife said she didnt care about anyway unless you wanted to where sunglasses to… Read more ›
The sound emanating from the built-in speakers is the worst I have ever heard in a new product in over 50 years. I don't know whether it's the drivers or the speakers… Read more ›
The speakers are horrible....but we do not use them, and didn't plan to, so I didn't mark it down for this. Read more ›
The LED LCD LG 42 inch /tv is a good value with a couple of issues. One the sound is lacking and you should use a soundbar or surround sound. The second issue is this TV… Read more ›
This tv is perfect even with my 'magee'cable service. The colour and sound is great and viewing from any angle is no problem. Read more ›
it has plenty of ports to connect anything i would want to. the audio out works great with my speakers. great detail for gaming. Read more ›
The TV works good. As in other reviews the sound isn't that great, but it works for my wife and I. The problem I have is that the TV took 10 days to get to us and it ship… Read more ›
I tried every trick I know, but ended up returning the TV later on that evening. The price is great for an LED, but if you buy it, KEEP THE BOX! I just read another review… Read more ›
Led/lcd seemed the way to go. This was the right size and the price was unbelievable. That is kind of what I have come to expect from Amazon and this purchase did not… Read more ›
I can…As others have alluded to, for the price it is a great buy, but if you are looking to buy a high-end, ultra clear tv, then I wouldn't recommend this product. Read more ›
I had to learn how to set up a flat screen TV which is quite differernt from the old tube ones. But once that was done, everything was fine and the price was very good. Read more ›
And the price! The price is excellent for a TV in this class size. LG - this is the second set that I purchased from you and I have yet to be disappointed. Read more ›
Great Tv. The price is perfect. Anything else will be in the $750+. Read more ›
The picture is nice and she loves the high def. The picture is crisp and the color is great right out of the box. The price was fantastic and this was a great find for $499. Read more ›
The color is excellent and it is easy to set up, as it is an LED tv and it is much lighter than its' LCD or plasma counterpart(I bought this one to replace the same size… Read more ›
Pros: The definition and the colors were great. It was easy to assemble the stand (more on that in the Cons) and get it up and running. Read more ›
We have a 50" Samsung plasma that we're used to…The colors are sharp and bright, contrast is great, no motion blur, and this is all without any picture adjustments. The… Read more ›
I didn't think we'd see that much of a difference! The color is excellent and the setting controls are easy to understand. We also have a PS3 (from Amazon) hooked up for… Read more ›
Received TV and hooked it up to my FIOS box using…After initial setup got picture and sound and started to fine tune the picture settings to get the color to look good. J… Read more ›
I'm really disappointed in the sound quality. The picture and features are great, but you wouldn't want to use this tv without some kind of sound bar or other sound system. I… Read more ›
This tv met all of our expectations and was a breeze to set up. The different modes are easy to understand and access. We watched Avatar on it to judge the picture and it… Read more ›
And the nice thing is that each picture mode: standard, cinema, sports, and game are all…So you don't have to accept their settings (and their settings are really awful). Read more ›
The repair company called and said that this issue with this model is something they are well aware of and that they needed to order a part; which would take at the very… Read more ›
At the same time I ordered a couple HDMI cables for about $2 each - I've read several…There is no functional difference between a $2 HDMI cable and a $50 gold plated one. Read more ›
(same story as Marilyn above....board is on back order). Obviously, this is a problem with this model. Hoping Amazon will allow a return even though it is slightly out of… Read more ›
The picture is very good at normal viewing distance (beyond 3 ft- I sit about 10 ft back). Set up was easy. Very light- mounted it on the wall by myself. Read more ›
For most people the picture…The set up was easy and the auto scan of the available channels correctly discovered all analog and digital channels available on her cable. T… Read more ›
Just set up the unit last night. Works great, picture is great and set up was easy and painless. Writen instructions were weak but onscreen setup made up for that. Read more ›
I do not know what this TV looks like out of the box set to factory specifications, but by following the reccommendations…Set up was painless and took about 20 minutes. I… Read more ›
We haven't noticed that. The setup was easy; the delivery quick. The sound isn't very good all of the time. Read more ›
Fabulous picture at a reasonable price. Set up was easy and delivery was unbelievably fast. I have absolutely no complaints. Read more ›
So i have knocked off a star only because of the needed adjustments you will have to make for…Other than these minor details, this is a wonderful TV well worth the price. Read more ›
I love having the 1080P quality. Color detail and clarity are great. Sound quality is also great. Read more ›
Its not very advanced TV but its way more for the price. Anti glare works well too. My TV is directly facing my window so light has to come on TV directly but TV does a… Read more ›
After much researching, we bought this tv for what you get for the best price. We didn't need a smart TV and the 42 inch screen was perfect for our room. 6 of us can sit… Read more ›
The picture quality is great. The sound, like most flat screens is pretty bad. The one thing I would like to have is additional audio output options. Read more ›
As many reviewers note, the audio is lacking, but I expect…The speakers on my previous LCD were relatively bad as well, so I already have an external 2.1 set for audio. U… Read more ›
The sound quality of the TV is pretty good. The remote looks kinda cheap but works well. And picture quality is comparable to much more pricey units. Read more ›
(You might want to dial the saturation down a bit; the manufacturers often use high saturation…There are a ton of usefully located inputs, and the remote control is decent. Read more ›
The menu system is very simple and easy to move through. There's an option to turn the TV speakers off if you have a stereo system hooked up to it as well. Read more ›
It's sleek, light and thin. Set up is easy (we have ours on a table) and the TV remote controller was easy to figure out and program. Read more ›
A lighted remote would have been helpful but otherwise, the remote is well designed. Configuration was easy. Read more ›
Simple design, melds well with just about any room. Controller is simple, but functional. Sets up easy Read more ›
The red standby light is on but when power button is hit, the red light…At least LG customer service was easy to deal with and are sending out a technician in three days. Read more ›
Now looks like I'll miss Superbowl at home. LG warranty is worst around even on brand new 3 week old TV. Read more ›
So, I called LG and now I have to call another place for a service call for someone to come…Customer service was nice but I don't feel I should be the one making the call. Read more ›
First of all thanks to Amazon for matching price. It was awesome customer service. I had a call with Amazon Customer service and mentioned that I had a call with them just… Read more ›
What the F&*(!. A crappy initial quality and crappy warranty service. And more amazing thing is I cannot even submit an exchange request until 10 days after the repair part… Read more ›
In any case, my example speaks volumes about the excellent customer service and return policy at Amazon and at the same time how obscenely bad LG products and their… Read more ›
Of course 1080p. 120 Hertz great for sports viewing. I am thrilled. Read more ›
Great price for a LED LCD TV. I bought this for my game room and it's perfect for watching movies on your computer or use it as a youtube video player. HD videos look sharp… Read more ›
This TV has an excellent picture, & is good for watching movies, shows etc. however playing games is not so great. The picture gets blurry when you play games on it. Read more ›
close ups look better but still have a fuzzy edge. A terrible tv for watching standard definition signals. Read more ›
If it was used, they just plugged it up to see if it worked and then placed in back in the box. The 120 hz true motion is great for watching sports and gaming. The sound is… Read more ›
Amazon's price was far cheaper than anywhere else I looked, and it came 3 days before the…Nice picture after a little tweaking and is excellent for watching live sports. Read more ›
Plenty…Oh and viewing angle isn't so great, not an issue for my room at all, but something to consider if people are going to be watching your TV from way off to the side. Read more ›
Remote is VERY basic, and doesn't give one-touch support to a lot of options I liked on my old LG such as the sleep timer…Viewing angle isn't the best, but not terrible. Read more ›
This TV has a great picture. Viewing angle is real good. The only thing I don't like and was disappointed with is the sound quality. Read more ›
Update: Just wanted to say that the viewing angle is great on this TV as compared to similar TVs. I believe it's an IPS panel and hence the wide viewing angles. Read more ›
Viewing angles are great. I was lucky to get an IPS panel, so it is watchable from almost any angle, or at least any angle in my apartment where you can actually see the… Read more ›
It just reads photos 2. Viewing angle isn't great. If you view from the sides, the picture quality reduces a bit. Read more ›
The quality is pretty good and it's very easy to connect to various devices with HDMI. The interface and remote is fine and easy enough to use. It's not internet connected… Read more ›
The mount I purchased to hand the TV was a good 5xs heavier than the TV. The picture is super clear, the menus are very easy to use. Overall extremely happy. Read more ›
This is a nice TV. I was easy to set up, it's light, has a great picture, and is easy to use. However, the TV failed a little over 2 months after setting it up. Read more ›
I'm glad I didn't, and…It has a sharp display (colors are vibrant, blacks are black) and easy to navigate menu with plenty of features and adjustments for the average user. Read more ›
Color is good and the image is sharp and clear. The menu is pretty easy to use and the remote is straight forward. The tv pretty well sets itself up first time on. Read more ›
The backlight is perfectly even and provides the perfect range of brightness. The menus are attractive and very easy to navigate, and there are loads of input options. The… Read more ›

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

524 of 536 people found the following review helpful By Firedogee on December 4, 2011
Size Name: 42-Inch Verified Purchase
I am value shopper who wants the most bang for my buck. I took a risk on this TV (after reading very educated reviews like the one J. Finkel wrote. He did all the work for me.)

Here are (5) quick ways to turn this 3-star sub five hundred dollar TV into a 5-star one thousand dollar set.

1. Don't believe all the negative reviews. The picture on this set is amazing, but not right out of the box. It needs some adjusting. Refer to J. Finkel's review for the exact settings. The picture is beautiful after 10 minutes of tweaking.

2. The sound has no bass. Buy a cheap PC subwoofer (under $20) and plug it into the analog line out. Then switch the line out volume to variable. Voila. I now have a great sound system. My wife said,"that is 100% better!" right after I plugged it in.

3. Sports on this TV is great. I watch a lot of NFL/NCAA football and the picture looks great. Just use the sports setting and if you have a good quality signal like HD cable or HD digital broadcast you will rarely notice any blurring. I was considering a plasma to avoid blurring for sports, but this TV is more than adequate for all the benefits it has over plasma (LED lamps will last forever, bright high-contrast no-glare screen, and this set only weights 20 pounds)

4. Gaming on this tv is the best experience you could hope for. Just plugged in my XBOX360 and set it's output to 1080p to the TV. Never seen anything prettier than Skyrim, Madden 12, Halo Reach, Deadspace 2, and Dance Central. These games are gorgeous in 1080P and play with zero lag on the Game setting. PS. 120HZ TRUmotion is not used for GAME setting and it is for the better...
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1,076 of 1,118 people found the following review helpful By J. Finkel TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on November 3, 2011
Size Name: 42-Inch Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
The LG 42LV4400 LED HDTV performs well overall, but lacks some important features you may see in competing televisions.

==Menu==
The menu is the same one LG has been using for a few years now. Pushing the "home" button brings up selections for changing picture/audio/parental/time/channel settings etc. These sub-menus are easy to navigate thanks to pictures and large text. While the organization of the menus are great, the breadth of the options available is disappointing.

==Picture==
The picture on most LCD's is rather good these days. The 42LV4400 ranks right up there with any mid-range HDTV. The blacks could be much better, but with some good tweaking in the regular menu settings, you can achieve fairly decent color accuracy and 'pop' (the sensation of depth and realism). As with most LCD's, the brightness is more than abundant, making it a good TV for any room. It also has a matte finish, which makes it difficult to see reflections.

==Aesthetics==
The bezel of the TV is 1" on top and sides but almost 3" on the bottom. The bezel and stand are a high-gloss black with very simple contours and slightly rounded edges. Overall, it looks plain but also attractively understated. It would be a good choice for a professional environment as well as a home.

==Build==
The LG 42LV4400 is fairly light, making it easy to setup by oneself. The stand seems sturdy enough, but a little more weight would have been comforting. The stand doesn't offer any tilt and doesn't swivel too well. The inputs are...streamlined: there is one component input and no composite inputs besides; no dvi. The three HDMI inputs are ample though and the USB port is a good addition.
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494 of 520 people found the following review helpful By Anthony Pantliano TOP 500 REVIEWER on November 9, 2011
Size Name: 42-Inch Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
The LG LED LCD TV is a fairly basic set with very good picture quality, but some unfortunate quality control problems.

The LG is very simple looking in its design. It has a piano black bezel and a swiveling base that is also done in piano black. There is a small piece of opaque gray plastic trim that runs along the bottom and a very discreet LG logo on the TV. On the bottom of the set are the stereo speakers. The set is very thin and is about 1.75" at its thickest part, not including the base. The set is very light in weight and easy to move for one person. Construction quality and materials are good, but the swivel base allows the TV to move a few degrees in either direction easily. I find this quite annoying as the swivel base on my two Panasonic flat screen TVs have no play at all.

The only assembly required is to attach the swivel stand, if desired, and that was a very simple procedure that I was able to do myself and took no more than 5 minutes.

On the left hand side of the set from the front, hidden behind the bezel, are the Power, Menu, Input, Channel and Volume buttons along with 1 USB port and 2 HDMI ports. One the back left hand side of the set are 1 RGB PC, 1 Composite or Component (it's either used for one or the other, not both), 1 digital and 1 analog audio out, 1 RF cable and 1 HDMI port.

Using the set is very simple. The on-screen menu system and the remote are both easy to use. Feature wise the set offers and few different picture presets (with individual setting saved for each input), a sleep and schedule timer, closed captioning and the ability to view photos on a USB jump drive.
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