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LG 49UH5B

74

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LG 49UH5B

LG 49UH5B
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A giant display diagonal and fully featured 3840 x 2160 pixels resolution flatpanel monitor, with moderate running costs
49" 3840 X 2160 (4K) Pixels 4000000:1 No Oct 2015 A
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LG 49UH5B Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have scored the LG 49UH5B as follows:
88
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
2 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£260 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

DELL PC displays have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better PC screens are available. View the latest PC screens 2018.
This PC monitor has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £260 over 5 years are in the most expensive 2% of all 3,258 LCD screens that we have compared it to. View all energy saving LCD screens.
It has some great features:
Bigger than average display diagonal
3840 x 2160 pixels resolution
Has a built-in speaker(s)
Wider than average horizontal viewing angle
Ultra HD resolution
High efficiency video coding
Up-Scaling and super resolution
SoftAP
Mirroring
Conformal coating

LG 49UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 6,496 expert and user reviews (including 1,741 verified purchases) for LG PC screens and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a LG LCD screen would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

This PC screen has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however the 49UH5B is in the most expensive 2% of all 3,258 LCD screens that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 49UH5B will cost £260 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LCD screen has been on the market since October 2015.

Features

Bigger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 49UH5B of 49" is very big compared to most other PC displays. It is in the biggest 1% of all PC displays when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of LCD screens is 3.5", the biggest is 95", and the average display diagonal is 25".

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Resolution

The LG 49UH5B has a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this flatpanel monitor has a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all flatpanel monitors the best resolution is 5120 x 2880 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The LG 49UH5B has a built-in speaker(s), unlike 53% of PC displays which do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Wider Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of all PC displays is 170°, with the narrowest being 40° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the LG 49UH5B of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other LCD screens. It is in the widest 15% of all PC monitors when sorted by this feature.

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Wider Than Average Vertical Viewing Angle

The vertical viewing angle of the LG 49UH5B of 178° is wider than average when compared to most other flatpanel monitors. It is in the widest 26% of all PC screens when sorted by this feature. The vertical viewing angles of PC displays range from 40° to 180°, and the average vertical viewing angle is 160°.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the LG 49UH5B of 1,000 is fairly typical compared to most other PC screens. It is in the highest 51% of all PC displays when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Digital Audio Optical Out

The LG 49UH5B has a digital audio optical out, which is unusual. 99% of PC displays do not have a digital audio optical out.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 49UH5B has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 99% of PC displays do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has an Audio Output

The LG 49UH5B has an audio output, unlike 87% of PC displays which do not have an audio output.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 49uh5b, lg 49uh5bb

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