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The 42LD550 is a 42" LCD HDTV from LG's LD550 Series which is an upgrade to the LD520 Series.

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Pros

fast moving subjects are rendered sharply without blurring

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fine-tuning of sound quality is available to suit environment and media being played

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most settings are perfect out-of-the-box

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interface with large collection of web services such as Netflix, intuitive and easy to use

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Interpolation is adjustable, rather than automatic, to suit the specific media being viewed and the user's preference

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Cons

sound quality is only mediocre, need external home theater support for high quality

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advertised "wireless ready" feature not available unless additional Wi-Fi adapter is purchased separately

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The 42LD550 is a 42" LCD HDTV from LG's LD550 Series which is an upgrade to the LD520 Series.  The TV is a step up in size to the 32LD550 and features a widescreen LED-backlit display with a Full HD native resolution of 1080p.  It offers a TruMotion 120Hz refresh rate for reduced motion blur and smooth high-speed images.  The 42LD550 includes NetCast Entertainment Access for utilizing a variety of Internet services like Netflix, Vudu, and Yahoo widgets directly on the TV.  It is also Wi-Fi ready, includes DLNA connectivity, and has two USB ports.  The TV is expected to be released in the first quarter of 2010.

Features/Specs
  • 42" Widescreen LED-Backlit LCD Display
  • Full HD 1080p Resolution
  • 16:9 Image Aspect Ratio
  • TruMotion 120Hz Refresh Rate
  • NetCast Entertainment Access
  • WiFi Connectivity
  • DLNA Connectivity
  • Inputs/Outputs: 2 x USB
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