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LG 49UF840
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LG 49UF840

49" 1,600Hz Flat May 2016
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10 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 49UF840 is £111, which makes it one of the cheaper to run new 4K and 8K TVs.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG is one of the better rated TV brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and LG also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 49UF840 reviewer who reviewed the LG 49UF840 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Neil Heyes said in his review “Sound could be better”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer reckoned that it was good value for money. In October Neil Heyes said on Amazon “Great picture - great value” in his review of this TV.

Just Released Eight Months Ago

This TV is one of the most recent TVs to be released. As such it is likely to have more advanced features than some of the older TVs.

Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

At 1,600 hertz, the LG 49UF840 has a fairly fast refresh rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year. The average refresh rate of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 49UF840 is 420Hz, and the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 49UF840 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs that were released in the last year also support smart TV features.

Alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Hisense H40M3300[plb_3450929_price], or the LG 40UH630[plb_3355371_price].

Alternative TVs which also support smart TV features that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE40KU6020[plb_3761472_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other latest televisions, the 49UF840 has a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Hisense H40M3300[plb_3450929_price], and the LG 40UH630[plb_3355371_price] is also worth considering.

Other televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE40KU6020[plb_3761472_price].

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the 49UF840 is more than most new 4K and 8K TVs. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this TV. The sound modes Game, Movie, News, Sports and Standard are also found on this LG TV.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of recently released 4K and 8K TVs range from 59kWh to 420kWh. At only 99 kilowatt hours, the LG 49UF840 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 49UF840.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 49UF840 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 49UF840 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Eight Analog Signal Format Systems

The 49UF840 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most similar spec TVs that have been available for the last year. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 49UF840 do not feature OLED technology. The 49UF840 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The LG 49UF840 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 49UF840 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 49UF840 is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UF840

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 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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

The 49UF840 has a relatively typical thickness (51 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 49UF840.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the LG 43UH620[plb_3382799_price] (81.5mm).

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Specification

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HD Type
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Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Graphics Resolution
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Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
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Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Performance
24p Playback
Processor Core
Design
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Heavy Metals Free
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Typical Power Consumption
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Weight & Dimensions
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 by Neil Heyes

All very good. Sound could be better. Will be needing a sound bar - but this is the case for most, if not all, flat screen televisions of any size.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £110.79
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Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers fluidity 49uf840, fluidity 49uf840v
Barcodes 08806087509090

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