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LG 49LX540

LG 49LX540S

49" 120Hz Edge-LED Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
DELIVER YOUR MESSAGES WHILE BROADCASTING LIVE CHANNELS SIMULTANEOUSLY. AN AFFORDABLE ALL-IN-ONE DISPLAY SOLUTION No need to purchase any additional hardware or software. SIMPLE CONNECTIVITY Needs... More
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8 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good reviews.

Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

TVs of this age and type have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 800Hz, and the average refresh rate is 110Hz. With a refresh rate of 120 hertz, the 49LX540 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 49LX540.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 49LX540 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 49LX540 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Supports Seventeen Video Formats

supports seventeen video formats

The 49LX540 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 49LX540. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "M2TS", "M4V", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "MTS", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The 49LX540 has one of the brighter display brightnesses (300 candellas per square meter) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Comparable spec TVs that were released more than a year ago have display brightnesses of between 180 cd/m² and 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m².

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The 49LX540 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 49LX540. The audio formats "AAC", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Thin

With a thickness of only 38 millimeters, the LG 49LX540 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average thickness of comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 49LX540 is 66mm, and the thicknesses range from 7mm to 100mm.

Alternative TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-42AS600[plb_2197504_price] (53mm and cheaper), or the Toshiba 40L1534[plb_2824703_price] (27mm and cheaper).

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13 Reasons Against

£98.40 Price Increase

In the last 40 days the 49LX540 has increased in price by £98.40.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 49LX540 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago do support smart TV features.

Alternative TVs which also support smart TV features that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE48J5510[plb_2865727_price]; or the Sony KDL-48W705[plb_2796117_price].

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 49LX540, the LG 49LX540 does not have a WiFi connection.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the Sony KDL-48W705[plb_2796117_price] or the Samsung UE48J5510[plb_2865727_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 49LX540 are not 3D compatible. The 49LX540 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 49LF590[plb_3026448_price] or the Samsung UE40H6400[plb_3766566_price], or the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 49LX540 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 49LX540 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Not Cheap

We checked 146 TVs that came out more than a year ago and they range in price from £129 to £1,299. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other TVs that came out more than a year ago.

Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 49LX540 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 49LX540. The image formats "BMP" and "PNG" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the 49LX540 is more than most comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49LX540 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 49LX540 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The LG 49LX540 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 49LX540 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only One RF Port

Most TVs of this type and age have one RF port, including the 49LX540 which has one RF port.

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Very Heavy

The lightest television of this age and spec is 3.6kg heavy and the heaviest is 18kg. With a weight of 17.6 kilograms, the 49LX540's weight is one of the heaviest amongst mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 49LX540.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the TVs of this age and type the response times range from 4ms to 20ms. With a response time of 9 milliseconds, the 49LX540 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49LX540

OK Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the 49LX540 is £71 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 344 mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market for over a year.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Specification

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Headphone Output Port
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RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Audio in Port
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Ethernet LAN Connection
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Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
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Design
Built-In Camera
LED Indicator
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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £67.30
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £70.34
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49lx540, lg 49lx540s, lg 1920x1080, code 49lx540, code 49lx540s, hpdellapple 49lx540, hpdellapple 49lx540s, lg electronics 49lx540, lg electronics 49lx540s, lg electronics 1920x1080
Barcodes 00719192197046, 08806087302493, 08806087302516

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Philips 32PFT6500 vs LG 49LX540

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£ 199.99 £488.40
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£ 399.00 £488.40
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