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49" 200Hz Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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28 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this 4K and 8K TV on average 88%.

Easy to Use

Some LG 49UF850 reviewers reckoned that the product was easy to use. In October this year Amazon Customer mentioned “Great picture, simple to use, nothing to dislike”. Justin H Considine wrote in his review of this TV this month “The magic remote is fantastic very easy to use”. Robotfish mentioned in their review “Really quick, really intuitive”.

One LG 49UF850 owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup. Philip B. Hodgson mentioned in October this year “Excellent picture, easy to set up and use” and rated this TV 5 stars. One LG 49UF850 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Mr. S. Heptinstall mentioned in October “Glasses included also very comfortable” in their review of this TV.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A few LG 49UF850 owners who reviewed this TV wrote that it had a good 3D picture quality. Emilgeorge4321 wrote last year “3D is magnificent” . John Harrison wrote on Amazon “Despite what the spec says, there are 2 pairs of 3D glasses supplied with the TV”. In October Mr. S. Heptinstall mentioned on Amazon “The 3D is the best I've seen” in their review of the LG 49UF850 and rated it 5 stars.

Good Sound Quality

A few LG 49UF850 reviewers thought the LG 49UF850 had good sound quality. Emilgeorge4321 said “Sound department is exceptional”. Emilgeorge4321 also wrote “Harman Kardon speakers do a brilliant job”. John Harrison rated it as very good and he mentioned on Amazon “Sound is good with Movie mode selected” in his LG 49UF850 review.

Reasonably Priced

Several LG 49UF850 reviewers who bought it considered that it was good value for money. In October this year Clive gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “This TV is excellent for the price” in their review. Emilgeorge4321 wrote in October last year “Overall good value product”. A few weeks ago Mr. S. R. Wilde mentioned in their review of this TV “All in all best TV for the money 1100 on sale for 650”.

One LG 49UF850 owner thought the LG 49UF850 was a bargain for the price. Emilgeorge4321 said in their review of the LG 49UF850 “The provided 3D glasses are very cheap feeling”.

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Good Product Quality

Some people wrote in their reviews that the LG 49UF850 was good quality. This year Clive said on Amazon “The sound is very good the picture quality is superb and even blacks are deep” in their review of the LG 49UF850. Emilgeorge4321 mentioned “Picture quality is nice and colors look grt” in their review. John Harrison said “Superb quality picture (not quite as sharp through the Sky HD box.” and gave it a score of 5 stars.

Good Remote Control

A few LG 49UF850 reviewers who reviewed the LG 49UF850 thought it had a good remote control. This month Mr. S. Heptinstall mentioned “Another nice touch is the magic remote, sheer class!” and rated the LG 49UF850 5 stars. Philip B. Hodgson scored it very highly and he mentioned in his review of this TV “My only gripe is with the remote, which is very clever.”.

Low Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the 49UF850 is in the cheapest 20% of all 435 TVs of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 49UF850 will cost £108 over 5 years to run.

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Good Smart TV

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching on demand TV. John Harrison wrote in his review on Amazon “Excellent for Netflix and there is a direct link”. Philip B. Hodgson he said in his LG 49UF850 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “The 4k programs on Amazon Prime look fantastic.”.

One LG 49UF850 reviewer concluded that the product had good apps. Philip B. Hodgson wrote on Amazon “All the apps seem to work ok”.

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Good Picture Quality

Some LG 49UF850 owners agreed that it had good picture quality. One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 49UF850 was good for playing games on. A few weeks ago Mr. S. Heptinstall mentioned on Amazon “This TV is also great for gaming”.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

LG is one of the better rated TV manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and LG also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

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Good Size

One LG 49UF850 reviewer who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good depth. Robotfish rated the product 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “All gave a convincing depth perception”.

One LG 49UF850 owner who purchased the LG 49UF850 reckoned that it was thick. Justin H Considine gave it a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned “I decided the Samsung would look dated very quickly because of the thick frame around the screen”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was a good weight. Emilgeorge4321 said on Amazon last year “I take it as a good feature as the weight make it more stable” in their review and rated it 80 out of 100.

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Good Stand

A few LG 49UF850 reviewers who purchased the product thought it had a good stand. John Harrison mentioned on Amazon “I ended up buying a proper table-top stand which uses the wall mount fixing holes”. Mr. S. Heptinstall said on Amazon this month “My only quibble is the stand” in their LG 49UF850 review and rated the product 5 stars.

Good Technical Features

One LG 49UF850 reviewer who bought the LG 49UF850 reckoned that it had good features. In October Jack Pedleham wrote in his review “Excellent TV, Brilliant features”.

Nice Design

One person said that the product was good looking. Last year Robotfish wrote on Amazon “Beautiful clear images” in their LG 49UF850 review and scored the product 5 stars.

Robust

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was well made. Robotfish gave it an excellent review and wrote on Amazon in October last year “I watched some cricket to see if I could detect any Dirty Screen Effect as the camera panned over the solid green background” in their review of this TV.

Good Connectivity

One LG 49UF850 reviewer said that this TV was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. S. Heptinstall rated the product 5 stars and said in their review of the LG 49UF850 “Has 3 hdmi slots”.

Fairly Big Picture Mastering Index (PMI)

The LG 49UF850 has one of the bigger picture mastering indexs (PMI) (1,600) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average picture mastering index (PMI) of TVs of this age and spec is 1,400, and the picture mastering indexs (PMI) range from 900 to 2,200.

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3D Compatible

The LG 49UF850 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age are not 3D compatible.

We compared all the other 3D compatible TVs to this TV and we think the UE48JU7500[pl_2824053_price], the UE55JU7000[pl_2823164_price], and the UE48JU7000[pl_2823161_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 49UF850, the 49UF850 has a WiFi connection.

Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the UE48JU7500[pl_2824053_price], or the UE60JU6800[pl_2955158_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KD-55X8507[plb_2796460_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 49UF850, the LG 49UF850 supports smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV features to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the UE48JU7500[pl_2824053_price], and the UE60JU6800[pl_2955158_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KD-55X8507[plb_2796460_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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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 were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,600 hertz, the 49UF850 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of this age and type is 800Hz.

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Supports Ten Audio Formats

The 49UF850 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 49UF850. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "DTS", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM", "RA-Lossless" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Seven Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 49UF850 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs that are a similar age to the 49UF850. The smart modes "Cinema", "Music", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 96 kilowatt hours, the 49UF850 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 49UF850 is 61kWh and the highest is 550kWh.

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6 Reasons Against

Inferior Standard Def TV

One LG 49UF850 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was not good at displaying standard definition TV.

Poor High Def TV

Two customers agreed that it was not good at displaying high definition TV. Last year Sileny Tata said on Amazon “The picture when watching SD and HD is not as sharp as others say here” in their review.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The 49UF850 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE55JU6500[plb_2830306_price].

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 49UF850 is more than most televisions that were launched 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 a similar age and spec to the 49UF850. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 49UF850 do not feature OLED technology. The 49UF850 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Two Video Formats

The LG 49UF850 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX HD and H.265 are also supported by this TV.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UF850

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that are a comparable age to 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 49UF850.

Average Refresh Rate

At 200 hertz, the LG 49UF850 has a fairly typical refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55JU7500[plb_2817750_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might want to look at the Samsung UE48JU7000[plb_2823161_price] (1,000Hz and higher rated), or the Panasonic TX-55CR730[plb_2839971_price] (1,000Hz and higher rated); or the Panasonic TX-40CX802[plb_2839948_price] (1,600Hz and cheaper).

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Average Thickness

At 51.3 millimeters, the 49UF850 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
2D-3D Converter
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Timeshift Feature
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
AptX Audio Decoding
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Digital Video Recorder
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width

Expert Reviews

22 June 2016

Kan je voor minder dan 1000 euro een goede ultra hd tv kopen? Zowel Philips als LG laten zien dat dat inderdaad kan, al moet je in dit segment geen ultieme beeldkwaliteit verwachten. Opvallend is...

User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 4 August 2016 by Matthew Reeves-Hairs
(Verified Purchase)

Really nice picture on this screen, 3D works very well. Not used the sound through the internal speakers as i have it connected to a SONOS sound bar with a couple of PLAY 1's, but in this setup it... Read more…

Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Philip O.
(Verified Purchase)

Could not play 4k films at 60fps...

Reviewed 19 April 2016 by Philip B. Hodgson
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent picture, and the sound, while not wonderful, is not bad for a flat screen TV (I bought an optical DAC and listen to the TV through my HiFi). The 4k programs on Amazon Prime look... Read more…

Reviewed 22 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)
Reviewed 6 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic in every way. Surpassed my high expectations...

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Electricity cost when switched on £105.76
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49uf850, lg 49uf850v, refurbished 49uf850, refurbished 49uf850v, lg electronics 49uf850, lg electronics 49uf850v
Barcodes 00635131626821, 08806087139778, 08806087139815, 08806087139839, 08806087139891

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