For a sensational value 1080p 42 inch LCD TV, check out the LG 42LH3000.
With its 1080p Full HD resolution, the 42LH3000 is the perfect TV to complement your HD sources such as PS3 and Blu-ray player. The new Twin XD Engine offers faster, more accurate picture processing than ever before with some stunning results to show for it. Match a screen response time of just 5ms with a brightness of 500cd/m2 and stunning dynamic contrast ratio of 50,000:1 and it's clear to see that this is a TV that's anything but average. In short, whatever you're watching will be crisp and detailed with superb resolution and the ideal brightness.
As usual, we would always recommend using a separate home cinema system but if you're intent on using the LG's built-in sound system you might be pleasantly surprised. Using an invisible speaker system with Clear Voice II the 42LH3000 sounds crisp and precise. Furthermore, the SRS TruSurround system creates a spacious sound that avoids the typical TV boxiness.
In terms of connections, the 42LH3000 has everything you'd expect plus more besides. Twin rear-mounted HDMI (and one side-mounted) sockets allow for the connection of 3 High Definition sources, such as an HD-TV box, HD camcorder and Blu-ray. In addition to this, the 42LH3000 boasts twin SCART sockets and component connections for your analogue sources. Furthermore, the PC input makes this attractive TV the perfect complement to your home computer. Topping off the wide range of sockets is a digital optical sound output - ideal for connecting this LG 42 inch LCD TV to your home cinema for a useful upgrade in sound quality.
Featuring a gloss black surround and elegant stand, the 42LH3000 looks as good as it performs. Thanks to the latest technology, it's also Energy Saving Recommended. For a 42 inch 1080p LCD TV with an impressive spec and smooth, good looks, the 42LH3000 is hard to beat.