LG 28LF491


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LG 28LF491

LG 28LF491
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A sensationally economical to run and very highly rated 28" Full HD TV, with good features
28" Full HD No 56.8mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 28LF491 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the LG 28LF491 as follows:
102 Reviews
Good Features
2 Years Old
Running Costs
£32 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has very good user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this TV to others. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This LG TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £32 over 5 years are in the cheapest 4% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 28LF491 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports smartphones being used as a remote
Very small display diagonal
Only Full HD

LG 28LF491 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 102 user reviews the average user rating of this television is 89 out of 100. Over 90% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 29,044 expert and user reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very Low

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 28LF491 is only £32, which makes it one of the most economic to run TVs.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in March 2015.


Very Small Display Diagonal

The 28LF491's display diagonal of only 28" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 10% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 28LF491 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 28LF491 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 28LF491 of 56.8mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 45% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 28LF491 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 28LF491 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 28LF491 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The 28LF491 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 28LF491 supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs and is in fact the worst supported resolution amongst all TVs. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

Amongst similar types of TV the best supported resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics ltd 28lf491u, lg electronics 28lf491u, lg 28lf491uc, lg p229148p



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