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LG 49LB5500

LG 49LB5500V

49" 60Hz Direct-LED Jun 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
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4 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average ratings for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Supports Six Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the LG 49LB5500 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of this age and type. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HAAC" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The 49LB5500 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of this type and age. The smart modes "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG TV.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 49LB5500 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49LB5500 also do not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Toshiba 40RL958[plb_1530771_price] or the Samsung UE32H4580[plb_2256428_price] are also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 49LB5500 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Toshiba 40RL958[plb_1530771_price]; or the Samsung UE32H4580[plb_2256428_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 49LB5500 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of this type and age are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE32H6200[plb_2234257_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 49LB5500 does not have a built-in camera.

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Very High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+, the average running cost of the 49LB5500 is £159 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 13% of all 714 TVs of this age and spec.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

At only 60 hertz, the 49LB5500 has a fairly slow refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49LB5500. Across all the TVs of a similar type and age to the 49LB5500 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Cello C39226[plb_2331166_price], or the Philips 32PFK4309[plb_2237065_price] or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Philips 42PFT6309[plb_2227288_price].

TVs with a faster refresh rate that might be worth looking at include the Samsung T32E390[plb_3404279_price] (400Hz and higher rated) or the Toshiba 32L3441[plb_2364571_price] (200Hz and cheaper).

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 49LB5500 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of this spec and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49LB5500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 49LB5500 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The 49LB5500 is a one USB 2.0 port television.

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Heavy

The 49LB5500 is fairly heavy (13.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 49LB5500. Across all the TVs that are a comparable age to the 49LB5500 the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49LB5500

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this type and age. 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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Average Thickness

At 56.5 millimeters, the 49LB5500 has a pretty average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
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
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Audio Format
Image Format
Ambient Light Sensor
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
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Energy Efficiency Class
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight
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Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £156.75
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £158.58
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Energy Rating
0.79T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.79 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49lb5500, lg 49lb5500v
Barcodes 08806084577368, 08806084700643

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