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LG 50LF5800
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LG 50LF5800

50" Direct-LED Flat Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
A+
£102.78 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG large TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the superior brands.

Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 50LF5800 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 50LF5800 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50LF5800 also have a WiFi connection.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 50LF5800 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, however the 50LF5800 has three USB 2.0 ports.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports Seven Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the LG 50LF5800 is more than most large TVs that came out more than a year ago. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a similar age and spec to the 50LF5800. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 50LF5800 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 50LF5800. The smart modes "Cinema", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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6 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 50LF5800 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50LF5800 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 50LF5800 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the LG 50LF5800 is more than most televisions of this spec and age. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by large TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this type and age do not feature OLED technology. The LG 50LF5800 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 50LF5800 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Only One RF Port

Most TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50LF5800 have between one and two RF ports, including the 50LF5800 which has one RF port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 50LF5800

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the 50LF5800 is typical compared to the other 127 TVs of this age and type that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 50LF5800 is £103.

Released Over a Year Ago

This television 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 large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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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Average Thickness

The 50LF5800 has a fairly standard thickness (55.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the LG 50LF580[plb_2823050_price] (55.8mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Clock Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £100.95
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £102.78
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 50LF5800uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 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 50lf5800
Barcodes 08806087180312, 08806087180404

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