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LG 28LF491

LG 28LF491

28" Direct-LED Flat Jul 2013
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
Bring some of the best entertainment into your front room, with the LG 28LF491U Smart 28"LED TV. Smart TV Catch up on some of your favourite shows with BBC iPlayer and Demand 5 services or enjoy... More
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4 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 6,328 expert and owner reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its small screen size televisions range.

Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 28LF491 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 28LF491 do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this television and we think the Philips 22PFL3517[plb_1362439_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 28LF491 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other small screen size televisions that were launched around the same time as the 28LF491 do not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the Philips 22PFL3517[plb_1362439_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Large Visible Diagonal Screen Size

The average visible diagonal screen size of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 140cm, and the visible diagonal screen sizes range from 17cm to 590cm. With a visible diagonal screen size of 71.12 centimeters, the LG 28LF491 has one of the larger visible diagonal screen sizes amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 28LF491 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 28LF491 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 28LF491 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other small screen size televisions that came out around the same time as the 28LF491 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 28LF491 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 28LF491

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this small screen size TV is A+. The average running cost of the 28LF491 is £41 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 213 televisions of a similar age and spec.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this TV was released.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 56.8 millimeters, the LG 28LF491 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other 56.8mm thick TVs to this TV and we think the LG 28LB490[plb_2230635_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
Noise Reduction Feature
Display Resolution
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Management Features
OSD Language
Performance
Network Streaming Service
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Dimensions
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Technical Details
Network Streaming Service
Other Features
Other Features
Dimension
Sound Enhancement
Multimedia
Stereo Sound
Audio Power
HDMI 2
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Smart TV Applications
Surround Modes
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
Packaging Content

User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 October 2015 by Marjorie Anne Jones

Looks fabulous in my living, does not take over the room fits in with the other technology in my living room...

Reviewed 6 October 2015 by JOHNNIE

THIS TV IS ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS FOR OUR CONSERVATORY. THE PICTUE AND SOUND ARE CRYSTAL CLEAR. WE ARE VERY PLEASED...

Reviewed 10 February 2016 by Keith

The tv is great to look at a great sound and the picture is so much all that we expected of our new purchase...

Reviewed 29 June 2015 by Jimbo54

Great picture quality as you would expect and the sound quality is pretty good too. I have it on the wall in the kitchen and being so slim takes up no room at all. I do a lot of cooking so great... Read more…

Reviewed 27 July 2015 by Higgieboy

Purchased this TV yesterday. Wonderful picture quality easy to install. A special thank you to Tamworth branch technical department who were so helpful . I have no hesitation in recommending this... Read more…

Reviewed 23 July 2015 by Bobthebuilder10

Great looking and slim TV, packed with features and just mounted on the wall in the bedroom, really light for mounting which is why we chose this. TV picture is excellent considering the size, we... Read more…

Reviewed 27 January 2016 by BOBBIE005

Cannot understand some bad reviews about this television. Worked straight out of the box. Setup was so easy it practically set itself up ! Wi-fi connected and programmed all completed within ten... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Leo16

Great TV, easy to set up and looks great. Actually looks bigger than a 28 inch TV. Highly recommend. Good quality picture...

Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Johnat49

Great TV, picture quality excellent. Sound is very good. It is a smart TV but there are no written instruction so most of the functions are a mystery to me...

Reviewed 20 July 2015 by Rycher

This is a great television especially good on freeview hd...

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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 6 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 28lf491, lg 28lf491u

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