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LG 49LB550

LG 49LB550V

49" Flat Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Release Date
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13 Reasons For

Excellent User Reviews

49LB550 owners on average rated this TV as superb.

Good Product Quality

Several people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Gon said “It's cheap and the quality is the best you can get for this price” in their review. Michael Jordan wrote on Amazon “The TV is a good quality product, with a neat”. Michael Jordan also mentioned “The picture quality is very clear”.

Reasonably Priced

Some customers concluded that the product was good value for money. Gon gave the product a score of 5 stars and said in their review of the LG 49LB550 on Amazon “Amazing for the price”. John said in his review of this TV on Amazon “Great TV for the price although it was supplied with a European 2 pin plug”. Michael Jordan rated the product 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Great TV for the money”.

Several people who bought it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Mrs Sheila Thomas said in her review of this TV “Great picture great deal”.

One person who bought the product mentioned that it was cheap. Two years ago Mr. D. Bagguley mentioned on Amazon “To sum it up, if you don't watch football or rugby then this would be a very good large screen budget tv and I highly recommended it” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

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Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use. Mjr wrote in their review of the LG 49LB550 on Amazon two years ago “The freeview HD is very handy if you dont have SKY or another TV package.”. One person said in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup. Retief said on Amazon two years ago “Easy to set up and so far all going well” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Nice Design

Two people mentioned that the product was a good design. Two years ago Mjr mentioned “It is a good design and easy to use”. One LG 49LB550 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was neat.

Good Picture Quality

Several people agreed that the LG 49LB550 had good picture quality. Mjr mentioned “It looks amazing on the wall and the picture quality is excellent, i cant really fault it in that respect, although there are a few minor things i would change.”. Mr. D. Bagguley gave the product a rating of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is very good, very clear”.

Good Connectivity

Some LG 49LB550 owners concluded that this TV was good in terms of HDMI connections. Durham Shopper mentioned in their review “It has 2 HDMI ports, which is important if you want to have SKY”. In October last year Gon said in their review on Amazon “It only has two HDMI which is not great” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One LG 49LB550 owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was good in terms of USB connections. Mjr scored the LG 49LB550 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “The TV has a USB port which supports (FAT32) for standard smaller Video”.

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Good Brand

We checked 6,328 owner and expert reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its mid-size TVs.

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Good Size

A number of LG 49LB550 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was thin. Mjr wrote “The slim 49" design is very easy on the eyes” in their LG 49LB550 review and scored the product 80 out of 100. Retief rated it as excellent and said in their LG 49LB550 review “The TV looks classy with the very thin metallic bezel frame”.

Good Sound Quality

Several LG 49LB550 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it had good sound quality. Durham Shopper scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “Sound seems ok” in their review.

Good High Def TV

One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Smart TV Features

One LG 49LB550 reviewer thought the product was good for watching Freeview TV.

1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs that are a similar age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a WiFi connection. The 49LB550 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UE32F6800[plb_2161644_price] or the Samsung UE48H6270[plb_2232245_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years, the 49LB550 does not support smart TV features.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Samsung UE48H6270[plb_2232245_price]; or the Samsung UE32F6800[plb_2161644_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 49LB550, the 49LB550 is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE32F6800[plb_2161644_price]; or the Samsung UE48H6270[plb_2232245_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 49LB550 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49LB550 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE48H8000[plb_2233903_price] is also worth considering.

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Expensive

We think this TV looks expensive compared to other televisions of a similar spec and age. The cheapeast TV of a similar age and spec that we found costs £73 and the most expensive costs £4,406.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology. The 49LB550 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LOEWE Art 32[plb_2089147_price].

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 49LB550 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the LG 49LB550 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 49LB550 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Heavy

At 13.2 kilograms, the 49LB550 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. The average weight of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 49LB550 is 10kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The 49LB550 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (98 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 49LB550. Across all the mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 49LB550 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49LB550

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 49LB550 will cost £110 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs 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 the most commonly found HD type on TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Performance
Video Format
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Special Features

User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 by Gon "Gon"
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing for the price. After a few months mine has a few dead pixels but I am not sure if that is my fault. It only has two HDMI which is not great and it doesn't have a headphone jack or audio in... Read more…

Reviewed 6 May 2015 by John
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV for the price although it was supplied with a European 2 pin plug.

Reviewed 20 March 2015 by Antaeus
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this tv on black friday deal. love it. hasnt let me down yet.

Reviewed 16 March 2015 by JOAN BAMBER
(Verified Purchase)

Good service pleased with tele.

Reviewed 30 December 2014 by Mark Mcclennon
(Verified Purchase)

Only 2 usb ports but other than that the tv is great. Thanks.

Reviewed 15 November 2014 by Mr. D. Bagguley

Ive Bought 2 of these televisions in the last 2 weeks. The first one bought from Tescos went back due to serious light bleeding issues in the top right hand corner. The second set bought from... Read more…

Reviewed 3 November 2014 by Durham Shopper
(Verified Purchase)

I mounted this TV onto living room wall and it looks very smart. If, like me, you do not require a smart or 3D TV, this is a good choice. Very thin and light (13kg I believe) with excellent... Read more…

Reviewed 31 October 2014 by Mrs Claire Oliver

Excellent.

Reviewed 18 October 2014 by Mrs Sheila Thomas

Great picture great deal.

Reviewed 10 October 2014 by Phillip Durand
(Verified Purchase)

Fab TV Thank You.

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Electricity cost when switched on £107.36
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £109.19
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Energy Rating
0.54T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 49lb550, 49lb550v, lg 49lb550, lg p192433, lg 49lb550v, lg p192433p, lg electronics 49lb550, lg electronics 49lb550v
Barcodes 08806084577399, 08806084577405, 08806084699770, 08806084699831, 08806084776686

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