The LG Corporation has worked hard to attain full HD 1080p HDTVs with TruMotion technology in affordable price. The LG Electronics 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED TV is one of these TVs, ithas plethora of features. It is sleek and trendy gadget whichsuits in living room. It’s a good purchase if you are looking for an HDTV that delivers full HD 1080p picture quality. However, before making a purchase decision you must read the highlight review and see whether it lives to your expectations.
Viewing Experience & Sound-the LG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED TVdelivers crystal clear results with vivid colors and optimal brightness. It’s equipped with LG’s Cinema 3D which portrays flicker free image andviewing is smoother, clearer and crispier from any viewing angle. It is also capable of displaying 2D programs and movies in immersive 3D with full HD 1080p picture quality. Better viewing experience is achieved through TruMotion, LED Plus backlighting anda high contrast ratio of 4,000,000:1. Its picture quality can be improved with 8 picture modes and 3 color temperature modes. The sound quality is good through 10W speakers and the hearing experience can be enhanced through 5 preset sound modes, besides adjustments of bass and treble levels.
Input-theLG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED TV can be connected with a range of multimedia devices by several input ports which include, 3 HDMI Ports with HDCP, 1 USB port, 2 AV In ports, 1 RF In Ports, 2 Component ports, 1 VGA port, 1 PC audio In port and 1 RS-232c In port.
XD Engine-Its powered with XD Engine which enhances the picture quality through filters i.e. XD color, XD contrast and XD Noise Reduction.
Cinema 3D-the LG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED TV is equipped with LG Cinema 3D which gives a wide viewing angle and provides immersive 3D experience virtually anywhere around it.
2D-to-3D Conversion- it is also embedded with a system that converts 2D picture into immersive 3D hence giving you an unlimited viewing of 3D content.
LED Plus Technology- the LG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED is powered with LG’s LED Plus Technology which gives greater control over brightness through local dimming and ISFccc technologies and deliver better contrast, brightness, amazing clarity and vivid color details.
TruMotion-TruMotion gives the LG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED the ability to reduce the blur effect during fast action content like fast car chases, sports and video games by an incredible refresh rate of 120Hz.
Picture Wizard II-Picture Wizard II helps in calibration of brightness, contrast, tint, saturation, color and sharpness through easy to use steps in UI to get a desired picture result.
Light Sensor-theLG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED has a built in Intelligent light sensor handled by Local Dimming Technology which adjusts the brightness of display relative to the light conditions in the room.
Energy Star Qualified- the LG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED is empowered with LED plus technology makes it an energy efficient product along with built in Smart energy saving sensors.
Pros and Cons:
1. Interactive Menu UI
2. 3D is amazing with no flicker
3. USB reads almost any multimedia format
4. Superb Wide angle viewing in 3D
1.Displays annoying 3D messages while watching 3D.
2. Sound quality doesn’t match its high price
3. Changing wires gets difficult once mounted on wall.
4. Highly priced
What do customers have to say about it?
I could only find 2customer reviews regarding the LG 42LW5300 42-Inches 3D LED HDTV with ratings of 3.5 stars out of 5. 1 rated 4 and 1 rated 3. The customers have a good view for this HDTV, they liked its picture quality, wide viewing angle and passive 3D technology and were pleased to tell that it didn’t gave them headaches like some other brand’s 3D TVs. One of the customers complained about an annoying message that pop-ups while watching 3D content.
Should you buy it?
It’s a good gadget that can be fitted in your living room but with a repelling price of $1,199.00. If your Lounge is large enough and you want to enjoy wide angle 3D viewing experience, you can opt for a bigger version of this product i.e. LG Electronics 55LW5300 55-Inches 1080p 120HZ Cinema 3D LED TV by adding $700.