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49" Flat Feb 2014
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23 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both thought that this TV was good. This television received a "Best in Test" award from Ljudochbild.se and it received a "Best in Test 6 Star" award from Lydogbillede.dk.

Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 77% based on nine expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Chip.de, digitalt.tv and Cnetfrance.fr.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 565 user reviews this TV has an overall user rating of 90%.

Good High Def TV

A few LG 49UB850 reviewers said in their reviews that the LG 49UB850 was good at displaying high definition TV. Badbond006 wrote in their review of this TV “Overall not as good picture as my previous lg tv on full hd”. Mr S Harris said on Amazon “The 4k ultra HD is stunning” and rated the product 5 stars. Mrs Y P Chapman mentioned “Really clear picture even without HD”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Seven customers who reviewed the LG 49UB850 thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Margesimpson said on Amazon “The 2d to 3d is ok”. Staffan scored the LG 49UB850 5 stars and wrote “Perfect picture and 3D!” in their review. Staffan also said “The 3D images are even sharper than in the cinemas”.

Good Remote Control

Six LG 49UB850 owners who purchased the LG 49UB850 agreed that it had a good remote control. Margesimpson mentioned on Amazon “The magic remote is great for surfing the web”. Stychey gave this TV an excellent review and wrote “Magic remote works well” in their LG 49UB850 review.

Easy to Use

Some people considered that the product was easy to setup. Margesimpson said on Amazon “The apps installed for streaming ect are simple and easy to set up and use with the onboard wireless connection i had it connected in minutes” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. R. Wright mentioned on Amazon two years ago “Great tv if you have the patience to set up properly” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

A number of LG 49UB850 owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use. Contributor77 wrote in their LG 49UB850 review two years ago “Very handy and time saving, not only this”. Contributor77 also mentioned “Makes having surround sound easy to use for anyone non techie as it’s as if the TV controls everything”. Henry mentioned on Amazon “The TV itself now replaces the Raspberry Pi that I used to use to do that exact jobThe LG49UB850V has a few cool features I want to mention” in his LG 49UB850 review.

Two LG 49UB850 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it had a good experience. Chambers wrote on Amazon “My experience so far is perfect” in their review of the LG 49UB850. Claus Heinrich said “The picture quality and the contrast is really great and you can experience perfect clarity” in their review of the LG 49UB850.

One LG 49UB850 reviewer said in their reviews that the LG 49UB850 was easy to use the menus. Mr Ksj Armstrong wrote on Amazon “R Wright, Can you share your expert settings please?The picture is good.” and rated it as excellent. One person reckoned that it had a good interface. Staffan said “The user interface is OK (WebOS).” in their review of the LG 49UB850.

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Good Product Quality

Some LG 49UB850 reviewers who reviewed it said that it was good quality. 19dm81 wrote in their review of the LG 49UB850 on Amazon “Picture quality is excellent, especially Netflix 4k which is the only real source of 4k tv in the UK at the moment (requires the” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Lioyds Tsb mentioned “Picture quality didn't look that good, when the picture was moving from left to” and scored the product 4 stars. Digital Versus wrote in November last year “Good 3D Full HD picture quality” in their review of this TV.

Good Sound Quality

A number of customers reckoned that the product had good sound quality. Last year Badbond006 said “Same with sound, fine tune it to your own taste” in their review. Chambers mentioned on Amazon in November last year “The sound is great too” in their review of the LG 49UB850. Two years ago Margesimpson said “I didnt really need to adjust anything else as im very happy with the sound and picture” in their review of the LG 49UB850 and rated the product as very good.

Nice Design

Several customers who purchased it considered that it was good looking. Badbond006 scored it 4 stars and wrote in their LG 49UB850 review “The slow moving images on the lg 49ub850v are beautiful.”. Contributor77 mentioned in their LG 49UB850 review on Amazon two years ago “So forth is a breath of fresh air, displays beautiful crisp imagery showing off your new TV whilst getting you used to the new magic remote” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Dr said on Amazon “While aesthetically good looking tv with nice picture quality this tv had”.

A number of people said in their reviews that it was smooth. Lioyds Tsb wrote in their review “The TV come to life everything smooth and sharp in HD”.

One LG 49UB850 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the LG 49UB850 was well designed. Henry mentioned on Amazon two years ago “The base is extremely well designed compared to bases I’ve used on TVs previously” and scored the product 5 stars.

One LG 49UB850 reviewer who bought the LG 49UB850 mentioned that it was a good design. Staffan mentioned on Amazon “The placement of headphones input is a design flaw (not on the side or top” in their review of this TV.

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Good Picture Quality

Several LG 49UB850 owners who bought this TV said that it had good picture quality.

One LG 49UB850 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it had image ghosting. Lioyds Tsb mentioned on Amazon “You need to set the TV so the middle of the picture is slightly higher up than you are otherwise you'll see ghosting at the bottom of the screen” and scored it 80 out of 100.

One LG 49UB850 owner wrote that the product had good colour saturation. Stychey mentioned in their review in November last year “The image quality out of the box is brilliant with vibrant colours”.

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Good Smart TV Features

Several LG 49UB850 owners who purchased the product agreed that it was good for watching on demand TV. One LG 49UB850 reviewer who purchased this TV concluded that it was good for watching YouTube on. Chambers said “The image is fantastic when watching just TV, iPlayer, YouTube or Amazon Instant Video”.

Reasonably Priced

Several people who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. 19dm81 mentioned in their review on Amazon “Fantastic TV for the price”. Lioyds Tsb gave the product a rating of 4 stars and mentioned in November last year “Overall with a bit of tweaking this TV is well worth the money 4K is pin sharp 3-D is excellent setting up is easy”. Margesimpson gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their LG 49UB850 review “Much more tv than the price would suggest, great sound”.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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Good Support

Some LG 49UB850 owners who reviewed the LG 49UB850 agreed that it had good technical guidance. Last year Chambers said on Amazon “The instructions were very clear and it was easy to work out where to connect the leads”. Stychey mentioned on Amazon “4K video looks stunning Took no time at all to set up and the birds that guide you through are simply adorable” in their review of this TV.

Good Size

One customer considered that it was thick. Badbond006 mentioned “However the sound is excellent, broad range of frequencies” in their review and gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100.

One LG 49UB850 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was a good depth. Margesimpson mentioned in their review “It is completely unescessary on this tv the sound has good depth and tone and sounds so clear it really adds to the tv”.

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Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it said that it had good features.

Robust

One customer thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Last year Dr mentioned on Amazon “The overall package with damaging would be much better as comparef to lg”.

Good Connectivity

One customer who reviewed the LG 49UB850 reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Last year Digital Versus said “Niska ostro obrazw ruchomych, stosunkowo jasna czer, brak moliwoci odtwarzania materiaw filmowych o rozdzielczoci powyej Full HD z USB, rozdzielczo w trybie 3D poniej Full HD” in their LG 49UB850 review but in spite of that they only gave the LG 49UB850 a rating of 3 stars.

3D Compatible

The LG 49UB850 is 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 49UB850 also are 3D compatible.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 49UB850, the 49UB850 has a WiFi connection.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago, the LG 49UB850 supports smart TV features.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49UB850 do not have a built-in camera. The LG 49UB850 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 49UB850, the 49UB850 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The 49UB850 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49UB850 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 49UB850 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UB850

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been around for more than two years. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of B. The 49UB850 is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of this age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49UB850 is £199.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 49UB850 over two years ago.

Specification

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HD Type
3D Compatible
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3D Technology
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Smart TV
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Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
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VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
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Certificates
DLNA Certificate
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Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(12)
2 March 2015

Unsurprisingly, the 55UB850V suffers exactly the same faults as the 49UB830V, specifically an unimpressive responsiveness and mediocre contrast. It makes up for it slightly thanks to its accurate...

Accurate colours
Magic Remote
Good 3D Full HD picture quality
Comprehensive WebOS interface
Les fonctionnalits multimdia, la connectique, le WiFi intgr
Poor contrast ratio
Not the best responsiveness (IPS at 15 ms)
One strip of LED backlighting (risk of clouding)
Glossy screen susceptible to glare in bright rooms
La compensation de mouvements, le niveau de noirs, l'upscaling des sources SD et HD, la complexit d'utilisation
3 June 2014

The LG 49UB850V is not only the worst 4K TV we've tested, it's also the worst-performing television we've reviewed to date in terms of image quality. Its subpar picture performance is made all the...

23 January 2015

1 500 euros. C'est la somme exigée pour ce téléviseur LG 55UB850V Ultra HD tournant sous WebOS qui s'avère bien moins emballant que nous l'espérions...

22 December 2014

LG 55UB850V har en række egenskaber, som gør det til en hård konkurrent blandt de billige 4K-tv'er. Brugervenligheden er blandt de bedste i klassen. Billedkvaliteten er virkelig god, hvad enten...

Lydogbillede.dk

20 October 2014
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Jakki123
Jakki123 would recommend the LG 49UB850V

Having seen 4K TVs for over 4K in money, having this tv come along from a major player in the industry at just under a grand is praise worthy in itself. the picture is breathtaking even for live... Read more…

Reviewed 7 October 2014 by Monty Burns
Monty Burns would recommend the LG 49UB850V

Looks amazing. 4k looks stunning although not a lot of content available as yet. Would highly recommend...

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Tindo
Tindo would recommend the LG 49UB850V

Excellent choice and was easy to assemble & install. Now I can even control TV using my smartphone or iPad...

Reviewed 15 April 2015 by Prince Hans of the Southern Isle
Prince Hans of the Southern Isle would recommend the LG 49UB850V

Was considering this tv for several months before actually purchasing it and couldnt be more happy with it. i managed to get my hands on some 4k content which is incredible on this screen and the... Read more…

Reviewed 23 January 2015 by Dug
Dug would recommend the LG 49UB850V

We love this TV. It's replacing an older 40 inch and fits perfectly into the same space without looking out of place due to to picture going right out to the edge. 4K up-scaling makes HD even... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £197.09
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £198.92
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.99 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
26
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 26 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 49ub850, 49ub850v, lg 49ub850, lg 49ub850v, lgtv 49ub850, lg f3y021bf2, lg 49ub850vt, lg f3y021bf2m, lg 49ub850vtv, lgtv 49ub850v, 49ub850v 49ub850, certified 49ub850, 49ub850v 49ub850v, certified 49ub850v
Barcodes 08806084717368, 08806084717375, 08806084717382, 08806084717399, 08806084717412, 08806084721853, 08806084796028

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