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LG 49UF778V

£605.80
£315.00 £290.80 cheaper than 61 days ago
49" Edge-LED Flat Jul 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
A+
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5 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average LG 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all televisions produced by LG.

Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the LG 49UF778 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the 55PUH4900[pl_3151180_price], or the 49PUS7150[pl_2824161_price] both from Philips or the Panasonic TX-50CX700[plb_2798532_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 49UF778 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49UF778.

There are a number of other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-50CX700[plb_2798532_price], the Philips 49PUS7150[plb_2824161_price], or the LG 40UF695[plb_2940813_price].

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Supports Eight Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 49UF778 is more than most televisions of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions of this type and age. The audio formats "HE-AAC", "AAC", "WMA", "PCM", "AC3", "EAC3" and "MP2" are also supported by this LG television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 97.82 kilowatt hours, the 49UF778 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 49UF778. The annual energy consumptions of televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the 49UF778 range from 61kWh to 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This 4K and 8K TV received an expert rating of 60 out of 100 from Cnetfrance.fr. Experts aren't convinced by this TV.

Not 3D Compatible

The 49UF778 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 49UF778 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the TX-50CX700[pl_2798532_price], or the TX-40CX400[pl_2955146_price] both from Panasonic or the Philips 49PUS7150[plb_2824161_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 49UF778 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 49UF778 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The LG 49UF778 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This LG television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 49UF778. The analog signal format systems "PAL" and "SECAM" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 49UF778 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 49UF778 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49UF778 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 49UF778 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49UF778 have between one and three RF ports, including the 49UF778 which has one RF port.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the 49UF778 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UF778

Average Running Costs

This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The average running cost of the 49UF778 is £110 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 435 comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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 Thickness

At 56.7 millimeters, the 49UF778 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 56.7mm thick televisions currently available that you might also want to consider including the 49UF770[pl_2840022_price], or the 49UF675[pl_2825785_price] both from LG which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Child Lock
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
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
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Expert Reviews

(1)
9 June 2015

Les gammes de téléviseurs Ultra HD se suivent et à vrai dire se ressemblent. Puisque hormis une mise à jour cosmétique de l'OS maison, la qualité d'image et les fonctionnalités du modèle...

Le prix, la fluidi 233, l'interface rapide
La taille d'cran un peu juste pour la 4K, l'upscaling douloureux sur certains contenus, trois entres HDMI seulement

Running Cost

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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 lg 49uf778, lg 49uf778v, certified 49uf778, lg b039147349uf778, certified 49uf778v, lg b039147349uf778v
Barcodes 03610174483904, 08806087209334, 08806087246896

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