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LG 42LW5300
7.6 out of 10

LG 42LW5300

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Overall 10
10

Owned it for a year now

James T., Newegg
1 January 2013
  • Summary: Just a great package for the money.
  • Pros: A fun TV! Most 3D titles look awesome, especially for the money invested. We never used the Blue Ray player and gave it to my parents for Christmas this year and have used a PS3 instead.
  • Cons: Not smart sensing when another input is turned on and have to change manually.
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Overall 10
10

So much more than expected!

John E., Newegg
17 March 2012
  • Summary: I wasn't sure what to expect from LG. I was kinda thinkin it would be Low Grade drek considering the deal I got. I was honestly FLOORED when I turned it on and ran it through its paces.
  • Pros: Gorgeous performance for 3-d bluerays. Picture streaming netflix is crystal clear and even makes old movies like Conan the Destroyer look crisp and new again!
  • Cons: Can't keep my 5 year olds fingerprints off it.
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Overall 8
8.0

My New Monitor

Anonymous, Newegg
1 February 2012
  • Summary: I wish it came with an upscaler. it just enhances line and smoothes the jaggies.
  • Pros: 3D is fun and it doesn't suck on this TV. Great assortment of connections, I can plug in all my gadgets. I use this as my Computer Monitor, no more having to sit so close or strain my eyes; I just kick back and the sky is the limit. The bundled blue ray player can be controlled by the TV remote. ...
  • Cons: There is an occational flicker when using the energy saver. It does not decode Dobly Digital on he fiber optic out when watching TV or give the option, thus you must have a Dolby Digital Decoder such as in your reciever. This problem does not apply to the blue ray player. Using professional color...
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Overall 10
10

Great Combo Deal

Roderick P., Newegg
29 January 2012
  • Pros: Great deal for the price! Sure it is not the top of the line 3D TV, but if you want all of the smart tv features, just pick up a Roku for $90.00. Picture quality is very nice using the 1080p at 60hrz.
  • Cons: A backlit remote would be nice
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Overall 2
2.0

My mistake for trying a LG.

Adam S., Newegg
18 January 2012
  • Summary: When are the Samsung's on sale?
  • Pros: Worked wonderfully for three weeks
  • Cons: Lines of vertical pixels called it quits after 3 weeks. They must have took a vacation to go watch my two year old Samsung which is still working perfectly.
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Overall 10
10

Great tv and great price.

Brian W., Newegg
16 January 2012
  • Summary: I have converted blu rays/standard def dvd/and 2d tv programs but have yet to use a native 3D blu ray yet, I will soon though.
  • Pros: Tv looks fantastic! I love how it takes seconds to convert 2d to 3d. At this price for a 3D tv, including the bluray player and glasses is just an awesome extra.
  • Cons: Like many have said, the packaging was broken on arrival, some holes in the box and foam was cracked. I dont know if this was UPS/Newegg/or LG's fault, but everything still came in perfect condition, nothing broken.
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Overall 10
10

LG 42" 1080p 120Hz LED-LCD HDTV 42LW5300 Entertainment Bundle

Anonymous, Newegg
13 January 2012
  • Summary: I did try out the Blue Ray player it works ok. I have it attached to another TV. I have gone ahead and calibrated the Colors from an online review. The 2D looks great,. I have not yet tried the2d->3D up convert yet.
  • Pros: Great price.Unpacked it & there was no damage or anything else wrong, I was worried based on other reviews. It is extremely easy to use and change the settings.The picture is crystal clear the sound is whats to be expected from a flat panel set.
  • Cons: None,
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Overall 4
4.0

Arrived broken - Replacement turned into refund.

Anonymous, Newegg
11 January 2012
  • Summary: Upon opening the bezel was dis-attached on the upper right hand corner from the supports holding it in. I called for an RMA and made it a point to be get a replacement. My RMA was changed to refund and the TV originally priced at $680, now the TV is priced at $800.
  • Pros: The TV itself was great, the positive reviews are spot on. However I am issuing low rating due to Neweggs policies.
  • Cons: Like others stated, there is a defect somehow with the bezel that it breaks during shipment.
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Overall 10
10

LG 42" 1080p 120Hz LED-LCD HDTV 42LW5300 Entertainment Bundle

Ann D., Newegg
10 January 2012
  • Summary: Ok, now as this is our first 3D HDTV, We want to be very honest. we are still exploring it. The Front look of this TV has the shiny black frame with the controls in front right corner & base the back there are more plug ins for HDMI's & USB's,PC,ETC. there are also some on the side of the TV.
  • Pros: Great price from a Great place like NEWEGG Got it on Sale for $680.00 no one else came close to that price, & if they did they wanted tax & shipping charges ( which those of us that purchased it from NEWEGG was NOT charged for those ) The shipping was just one Day, I ordered it on the 27th of DEC...
  • Cons: To be very honest we have none! so far this is a great TV! I now wish I would have purchased two instead of just the one. this TV really just blew us away1 LG really did their job on this 2D to 3D and the 3D itself.I have read that they were considered either the best for this year or the best in...
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Overall 10
10

Great Picture in 2D & 3D, great combo package for $680 shipped!!!

Kevin C., Newegg
10 January 2012
  • Summary: As others who received this have said, I too had to RMA my first set back. A very small hole was in the left side top of the box (looks like a metal rod could have entered through the box and breached the foam), otherwise the box looked OK.
  • Pros: Great 2D picture. 2D to 3D conversion is surprisingly good. Nice looking set, super thin. I really like the GUI interface on LG models. Also, make sure you update to the latest firmware for both the TV and Blu-ray player from LG's site. Stock firmware for TV was very good and only so-so for the b...
  • Cons: I don't like that the foam packing was busted on both my original RMA set (see "other thoughts" below) and the newer set that looked OK otherwise. Could have been UPS, or could be inadequate foam cushioning, as it foam seems excessively brittle. Who knows how much these sets have been rattling ar...
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