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The LG 42LE5500 is 42 inch LED LCD high definition television set to be released sometime in 2010.

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Pros

Easy setup and calibration makes it easy to get best possible picture without secondary products or services

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Audio is clear compared to other built-in flat-panel speakers

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Sleek aesthetic gives it the look of a higher-end, more expensive TV

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Highly accurate color reproduction for a set at this price point

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Many connectivity options, both side and rear, make it easier to use with a variety of devices

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Array of internet streaming options is very competitive compared to other internet TVs

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Cons

Black levels are not consistent across screen surface (some areas get blacker than others)

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Ineffective local dimming compared to other LED-backlit sets which feature the technology

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The LG 42LE5500 is 42 inch LED LCD high definition television set to be released sometime in 2010. The television combines LED technology with LG's LED Plus technology that was new to their 2010 releases. LED televisions provide a higher dynamic contrast ratio, resulting in clearer, truer blacks and a richer visual display while still keeping a slim television design. LED Plus expands on this and allows for higher picture quality by adjusting 16 addressable segments on the display to tailor picture quality. In addition to displaying in full 1080p resolutions, the 42LE5500 includes a connectivity package of DLNA compatibility, an Ethernet jack, and access to NetCast Entertainment which opens up such services as Youtube, Netflix, and Skype to be used directly on the television. Wireless functionality can also be expended to Blu-Ray players, cable and satellite receivers, and video game systems to avoid using wires to connect them with the television.

Specifications and Features
  • dimensions: TBA
  • power consumption: TBA
  • 45 inch, LED LCD display
  • LED Plus technology
  • slim, borderless design
  • 16 adjustable areas
  • DLNA and wireless capable
  • NetCast Entertainment Access; Youtube, Netflix
  • TruMotion 120 Hz technology
  • wireless HD ready
  • wireless input with players, video game systems
  • Ethernet port; 2 USB ports
  • THX display certification
  • light sensor; auto adjustments based on environment
  • warranty: TBA
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