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LG 49LB550

49" Full HD Flat Feb 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Release Date £109.19 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are excellent
Good product quality
Reasonably priced
13 Reviews
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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

49LB550 owners on average rated this TV as marvellous. 10 reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 8,960 expert and user reviews (including 911 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 97% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Good Product Quality

Five customers who purchased it wrote that it was good quality. Mr. D. Bagguley said on Amazon “Picture quality is very good, very clear” in their review of the LG 49LB550 and gave the product a rating of 7 stars. Gon wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “It's cheap and the quality is the best you can get for this price”. Three years ago Michael Jordan gave it a score of 8 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The TV is a good quality product, with a neat” in his review of this TV.

Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Mjr mentioned on Amazon three years ago “The freeview HD is very handy if you dont have SKY or another TV package.” and gave this TV a score of 8 stars. One person who bought it mentioned that it was easy to setup. Three years ago Retief said in their review of this TV “Easy to set up and so far all going well”.

Nice Design

Two owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was well designed. Three years ago Mjr said “It is a good design and easy to use” in their review of this TV. One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was neat.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 49LB550 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Five customers who purchased this TV reckoned that it was good value for money. Three years ago Mr. D. Bagguley wrote “To sum it up, if you don't watch football or rugby then this would be a very good large screen budget tv and I highly recommended it” and gave it a score of 6 stars. Mrs Sheila Thomas rated it 7 stars and she said “Great picture great deal” in her LG 49LB550 review. Gon rated the product 7 stars and wrote on Amazon “Amazing for the price”.

Pricey

The cheapeast similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago that we found costs £190 and the most expensive costs £1,499. We think that this medium display diagonal television looks expensive for a TV of this type and age.


Display

Good High Def TV

One customer reckoned that the LG 49LB550 was good at displaying high definition TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a comparable age and type to it. 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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Good Picture Quality

Three customers who bought it concluded that it had good picture quality. Michael Jordan mentioned “The picture quality is very clear”. Three years ago Mjr wrote in their review of the LG 49LB550 “It looks amazing on the wall and the picture quality is excellent, i cant really fault it in that respect, although there are a few minor things i would change.”.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television, the 49LB550 is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the UN55H6400, or the UE40F6800 (£668.39) both from Samsung or the Samsung UE48H6270 (£637.39).

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Smart TV

Smart TV Features Are Good

One owner considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV.

Features Timeshift

The 49LB550 features timeshift. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also feature timeshift.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 49LB550 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV do support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The 49LB550 does not have an internet TV function, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers reckoned that it was thin. Retief mentioned “The TV looks classy with the very thin metallic bezel frame”. Mjr wrote on Amazon three years ago “The slim 49" design is very easy on the eyes”.


Performance

Has a Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

The 49LB550 has a digital Video Recorder (DVR). Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a digital Video Recorder (DVR).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Durham Shopper said on Amazon “Sound seems ok” and rated the product 5 stars.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49LB550 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type which support Wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE48H6270 (£637.39), or the Sony KDL-48R555 (£632.38) or the Samsung UN55H6400 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 49LB550 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The 49LB550 has an average 5 year running cost of £110 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 616 televisions of a comparable type and age.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when LG released the 49LB550.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 49lb550v, lg 49lb550v
Barcodes 08806084577399, 08806084577405, 08806084699770, 08806084699831, 08806084776686

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