LG 42LM3700 w/ Sound bar (bundle) comparison

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Price $549 at 2 stores $472 at 1 store $418 to $477 at 8 stores $447 to $539 at 5 stores
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3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.4 (3.5 stars)
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Release date December 07, 2012 November 15, 2012 March 05, 2012 April 18, 2013 March 05, 2012
The Bottom Line The Vizio E series offers picture quality nearing the more expensive M series and is a very good choice if you value its Smarts and styling.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
PC interface Info unavailable VGA (HD-15)
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Pixel response time Info unavailable 6 ms
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Internet streaming services Info unavailable Netflix
Amazon Instant Video
Vudu
iHeartRadio
Pandora
Facebook
YouTube
ESPN
Yahoo! Sports
M-Go
USA Today Sports
Twitter
Info unavailable Facebook
Hulu Plus
Twitter
Picasa
AccuWeather
Rhapsody
CinemaNow
Vudu
YouTube
Netflix
MLB.TV
Smart Hub
Widescreen modes Cinema Zoom
16:9
Conventional 4:3
Just Scan
Set by Program
Zoom
Info unavailable Info unavailable Cinema Zoom
16:9
Conventional 4:3
Just Scan
Original
Zoom
Info unavailable
Addtional features Triple XD Engine
2D to 3D conversion
Resolution upscaler
Picture Wizard II
Dolby Digital Decoder
Virtual Surround
Clear Voice II
SRS StudioSound
SRS TruSurround HD
SRS TruVolume
DLNA
Ambient light sensor (ALS)
Slim frame design
Mercury Free
Wide Color Enhancer
Eco Sensor
V-Chip
Game mode
Dual-core processor
Triple XD Engine
Resolution upscaler
Picture Wizard II
LG Cloud
Smart Share Plus
Home Dashboard 3.0
DLNA Certified
SimpLink (HDMI CEC)
Windows 8 Certified
Smartphone App (iOS / Android)
Clear Voice II
Info unavailable
Resolution 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Total output power 14 Watt
20 Watt
20 Watt
20 Watt
20 Watt
LED backlight type Direct-lit
Direct Light w/ local dimming
Full array
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Display format 1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
1080p
Image aspect ratio 16:9
16:9
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Refresh rate 60 Hz
120 Hz
60 Hz
Info unavailable 60 Hz
HDMI ports qty 2
3
2
3
3
Diagonal size 42 in
42 in
40 in
42 in
40 in
LCD backlight technology LED Backlight technology
LED backlight technology
LED backlight
LED backlight technology
LED Backlight technology
Technology Info unavailable Info unavailable LED-LCD
Info unavailable LED-LCD
Supported DTV resolutions 720p
1080p
1080i
1080p
Info unavailable 720p
1080p
1080i
Info unavailable
Speaker(s) 2 x Speaker - Built-in - 7 Watt
2 x Sound bar - External - 20 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
Dynamic contrast ratio 3000000:1
2000000:1
3500000:1
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TV tuner presence Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Video interface HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
ENERGY STAR version Info unavailable 5.3
5.3
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Connectivity protocols Info unavailable Built-in Wi-Fi
Info unavailable Built-in Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Ethernet
MHL
Miracast
NFC
WiDi
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Dimensions (WxDxH) 40 in x 3.0 in x 24.8 in - Without stand
37.9 in x 7.3 in x 24.4 in - With stand
36.5 in x 3.7 in x 21.7 in - Without stand
38.1 in x 9.3 in x 24.7 in - With stand
36.5 in x 3.7 in x 21.7 in - Without stand
Widescreen Info unavailable Info unavailable Widescreen
Info unavailable Widescreen
Weight 28.9 mg
23.1 lbs
19.8 lbs
23.6 lbs
19.6 lbs
Input/Output connections 1 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A) - Side
1 x Component video input (RCA phono x 3) - Rear
1 x Audio line-in (RCA phono x 2) - Rear
2 x HDMI input (19 pin HDMI Type A) - Rear
1 x Composite video/audio input (RCA phono x 3) - Rear
3 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
1 x USB (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Audio output (RCA phono x 2)
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK)
1 x Audio input (RCA phono x 2)
2 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3)
1 x Digital audio input/output (optical)
1 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Audio line-out (Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
3 x HDMI input (19 pin HDMI Type A) - Side
1 x Composite video/audio input - Rear
1 x Digital audio output (optical) - Rear
1 x Component video input - Rear
1 x Audio line-in - Rear
1 x Network (RJ-45) - Rear
1 x Serial - Rear
3 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
1 x Component video input (RCA phono x 3)
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK)
2 x USB (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
Manufacturer warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
Digital TV tuner Info unavailable ATSC
ATSC
QAM
Info unavailable Info unavailable
HDCP compatible Yes
Yes
Info unavailable Yes
Yes
Sound output mode Info unavailable Info unavailable Stereo
Info unavailable Stereo
Surround mode Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sound effects Virtual Surround Mode
SRS StudioSound
SRS TruSurround HD
SRS TheaterSound HD
Virtual Surround Mode
SRS TheaterSound HD
3D technology Passive 3D
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Product type LED-LCD
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
Brightness Info unavailable 300 cd/m2
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