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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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3 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG small TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions LG is one of the better rated brands.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 28LF491 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other small TVs that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the Philips 22PFL3517 which has a better Rating.

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Smart TV

The LG 28LF491 is Smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other small TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 28LF491 are not Smart TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative Smart TVs currently available including the Philips 22PFL3517 which has a better Rating.

Televisions which are Smart TV that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE22H5610 (£169.00).

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3 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 28LF491 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth looking at include the Cello C16115 (£119.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 28LF491 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 28LF491 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 28LF491 also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 28LF491

Running Costs Are Average

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the 28LF491 has an average 5 year running cost of £41 based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 154 TVs of a comparable type and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable age and type to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative Full HD televisions currently available including the LG 24MT46 (£125.63) which has a better Rating.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over three years.

Average Thickness

At 56.8 millimeters, the 28LF491 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 28LF491.

Alternative 56.8mm thick televisions currently available that you might also want to look at include the LG 28LB490 which has a better Rating.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the 28LY330 (£675.00) (57.6mm), or the 24MT45 (56mm) both from LG.

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

(Verified Purchase)

After lots of research I ordered this one. The last one ( of a different brand) went back, it was not from Amazon. This one actually has an app for BBC and lots of others. Actually, with wi fi... Read more…

Reviewed 1 2016 by Cathy
(Verified Purchase)

A good price for a good TV...

Reviewed 8 2016 by Mick ruston
(Verified Purchase)

Great little tv. Wealth of features and very smart looking.

Reviewed 1 2016 by John & Janis
(Verified Purchase)

When we were looking for a new Kitchen TV as LG fans this was an easy choice. Bought for its smart TV function we have not used the Freeview but so far very happy with its operation. This TV has... Read more…

Reviewed 21 2016 by Linda catherine HANKIN | 11
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Reviewed 29 2016 by Nitesh Mistry
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent TV at a great price. Perfect for the bedroom with its smart features and built in wi-fi. The remote can be a little unresponsive at times but that's my only complaint.

Reviewed 9 2016 by A. M. Cook
(Verified Purchase)

Works well, just the size we wanted...

Reviewed 15 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent purchase for the bedroom - we love it!

Reviewed 8 2016 by M. Mulholland
(Verified Purchase)

Love LG TV and this is no exception! Perfect size for the bedroom and has all the same features as the TV in living room Cannot go wrong with this TV - great sound and picture...

Reviewed 25 2015 by D. Bradley

Faulty straight out of the box. The screen scrolls between full colours but does nothing else. Rang LG technical who confirmed it was faulty and it needed returning. Although this is at no cost to... Read more…

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

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