LG Electronics 42LP1D LCD HDTV and 42PX4D Plasma HDTV Ratings & At A Glance: 42LP1D

At A Glance: LG 42LP1D LCD HDTV

Type: LCD
Screen Size (diagonal) 42 inches
Native Resolution / Aspect Ratio: 1,366 by 768 / 16:9
Lamp Life: 60,000 hours
Wall Mount or Stand Included?: Stand
Dimensions (H x W x D, inches): 31.6 x 50.8 x 9.7 (on stand)
Weight (pounds): 101.4 (with stand)
Price: $7,000

Video: HDMI (1), RGB (1), component video (2), S-video (2, shared), composite video (2, shared), RF (2)
Audio: optical (2), stereo RCA pairs (4), stereo mini-plug (1) Outputs:
Video: composite video (1)
Audio: optical (1), stereo RCA pair (1)
Additional: CableCARD (1), FireWire IEEE 1394 (2), CF Memory Card Slot Type 1/II (1), Memory Card Slot for most other type (1), Remote control mini-plug (1), G-Link (1), RS-232 (1)

Ratings: LG 42LP1D LCD HDTV

Build Quality: 89
• Smooth stand swivel
• Good fit and finish

Value: 86
• Low price for an LCD, but still high compared with plasmas

Features: 94
• HD tuner
• TV Guide On Screen

Performance: 90
• What a contrast ratio
• Blindingly bright

Ergonomics: 89
• Nice remote, but it should be more backlit
• Menu adjustments block large amounts of screen

Overall Rating: 89
If you're looking for a flat panel for your living room, this one is very bright, has a great contrast ratio, and is fairly inexpensive, although it still costs more than most plasmas in its size class.

General Information
42LP1D LCD HDTV, $7,000
LG Electronics
(800) 243-0000
Dealer Locator Code LGE