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Upgrade from the little television set you've had forever and get a nice 42-inch TV. With this size, you appreciate the details in the images. Experience action movies just a little more realistically with a screen that seems to reach out and grab you. Your favourite sports shows will feel more real on a larger screen. Choose one with a full HD experience for the best viewing possible. Tune into a music concert and it feels like you are almost there. Even in limited space, it is possible to enjoy this larger screen.



Televisions have the option of being mounted on the wall to give more floor space. Look for new or even a fabulous used television from sellers on eBay. Just pick your brand of 42-inch TV and watch your next movie in style.

  • Samsung UE42F5000 42 Inch Full HD 1080P Freeview HD Led TV

    Refurbished With a 12 Month Argos Warranty
    £299.99
    Buy it now
    Free P&P
    • 97 watching
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    • 19 sold
    The Samsung F5000 Series 5 LED TV offers incredible clarity, with stunning Full HD picture-quality boosted by auto noise-removal technology to filter out digital noise.
  • Samsung 42 inch lcd tv (read description)

    £40.00
    4 bids
    + £0.00 P&P
    42 inch samsung tv turns on and then once and a while turns its slf off and on again proberbly somthing minor to fix but I got a new one but to the right person it can be a good cheap telly and a good...
  • SAMSUNG 42 INCH TV (SPARES AND REPAIRS)

    £80.00
    Buy it now
    or Best Offer
    This is for spares or repairs no warranty implied. Here I have a 42inch samsung ps42c450b1w. This does power up but the screen is smashed so can't see nothing apart from this it's in good con what you...
  • Samsung Plasma 42 Inch Faulty !!!

    £10.00
    1 bid
    • 13 watching
    Samsung 42 inch plasma was working fine and then the screen went and you could only hear the sound ??? Switched it on and off and now it has no picture or sound ??
  • 42inch samsung hd tv

    £200.00
    Buy it now
    or Best Offer
    42inch samsung hd tv mint condition only 6mths old with remote control new tv forces sale £ 200 ono cost over £ 450 new 6mths ago.

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About 42 inch TV

There are three major types of flat screen television and all are available in a 42 inch screen size. LCD screens utilise a large source of light in order to produce an image over a screen made up of liquid crystal which has been compressed between glass plates. This makes them the bulkiest of the flat screen televisions and most suited to being wall mounted. LCDs often have the smallest contrast ratio of the three television types which can mean deep blacks appear faded. This is generally the most affordable type of flat screen television on the market. LED screens are the newest in television technology and are very similar to LCDs, however, rather than being lit by a large fluorescent light, they are lit by hundreds of evenly distributed LEDs providing a bright and vivid display. Whilst LEDs are the most expensive of the flat screen televisions they are also the most energy efficient by far and have the longest lifespan. These screens come a close second to the plasma in terms of contrast ratio. Plasma screens create a picture by sending electrical charge into a small sheet of plasma cells. These screens provide a superior quality motion image which is useful for fast moving sports and they also have the best display contrast ratios. Plasma screens are the least energy efficient screen type and have the shortest longevity amongst the three types. Televisions may come packaged with accessories such as speakers for amplified sound. Wall brackets are essential for mounting these flat screen televisions onto walls, this can be done with fairly rudimentary use of DIY tools.