LG 19LH20 Review – 19-inch LCD HDTVOriginally Reviewed on April 15th, 2009
LG 19LH20 Review: 19” 720p LCD HDTV
Up for review: LG 19LH20 19-inch LCD TV. The LG 19LH20 is a small TV having a display of only 19 inches. It is suitable for small rooms or as a second option in the house. Reviews show that this HDTV is a great option for kitchens, bedrooms or offices. Like all other models in this series, the LG 19LH20 is full of efficient technology from LG. It has the same black sleek look with a clean front panel. Some controls are there at the side but a remote can take care of most of them. It is not necessary to change the controls on the TV itself unless you lose the remote.
The LG 19LH20 has a native resolution of 720p and a refresh rate of 60Hz. The pictures should look crisp and clear with a high-definition source. The pixels too will refresh themselves faster resulting in more life-like images. The action sequences will also have less trailing and the pictures will be more enjoyable. The 5ms response time too makes great picture viewing.
Color, brightness, contrast and other details are taken care of by the XD Image Processing Engine technology. The noise in the pictures is significantly reduced to give clear images without any distortion. There is also a 24p Real Cinema mode which produces theater-quality movies on the HDTV. The built-in HDTV tuner broadcasts all the high-definition transmission with the help of an antenna.
LG 19LH20 Features and Specifications Review:
16:9 aspect ratio
720p native resolution
8000:1 contrast ratio
Smart Energy Saving
There are 3 A/V modes in the LG 19LH20. This will help you to program all your movie channels in one mode. The next time you want to view what the movies channels are playing, you just have to toggle one button to get what you want. You can customize your audio and video settings with this mode. Besides images, sound has also been enhanced in this HDTV.
The Clear Voice II will let you hear the voices in movies and TV clearly without the interfering background noise. Volume fluctuations too can be better controlled. You don’t have to close your ears once the commercials start. There is a beautiful surround sound experience too, akin to theaters.
Energy reviews say that energy consumption is drastically reduced using the “Smart Energy Saving” package. Backlight can be reduced leading to great power conservation. The LG 19LH20 is in fact, a good buy. It will provide all the features necessary for good picture quality and sound. For the budget-conscious consumer, this is a great option.
HDTVUniverse.com gives LG 19LH20 8/10 stars!