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LG 49LB550

LG 49LB550V

49" Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Release Date
A+
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13 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 25 user reviews this LG TV has an excellent overall user rating.

Good Product Quality

A number of LG 49LB550 owners said in their reviews that the LG 49LB550 was good quality. Gon mentioned “It's cheap and the quality is the best you can get for this price” in their review of this TV. Michael Jordan mentioned on Amazon “The TV is a good quality product, with a neat” and rated the LG 49LB550 as excellent. Michael Jordan also wrote “The picture quality is very clear”.

Reasonably Priced

Four LG 49LB550 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money. Gon gave the product an excellent rating and said in their LG 49LB550 review on Amazon “Amazing for the price”. John said “Great TV for the price although it was supplied with a European 2 pin plug” in his LG 49LB550 review. Michael Jordan mentioned in his LG 49LB550 review on Amazon “Great TV for the money” and scored this TV 5 stars.

Some customers who bought the LG 49LB550 concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Mrs Sheila Thomas mentioned three years ago “Great picture great deal”.

One customer thought this TV was cheap. Mr. D. Bagguley said in their review of the LG 49LB550 on Amazon “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”.

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Easy to Use

Several customers who purchased the product considered that it was easy to use. Mjr mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “The freeview HD is very handy if you dont have SKY or another TV package.”. One LG 49LB550 owner who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to setup. Retief gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned “Easy to set up and so far all going well” in their LG 49LB550 review.

Nice Design

Two LG 49LB550 reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it was a good design. Mjr mentioned “It is a good design and easy to use” in their review and gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100. One LG 49LB550 reviewer reckoned that the LG 49LB550 was neat.

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 49LB550 reviewers who reviewed this TV wrote that it had good picture quality. Three years ago Mjr wrote on Amazon “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.” in their review of this TV. Also three years ago Mr. D. Bagguley gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “Picture quality is very good, very clear” in their review.

Good Brand

On average LG mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all TVs produced by LG.

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Good Connectivity

Two customers who reviewed the LG 49LB550 agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Durham Shopper wrote in their review on Amazon “It has 2 HDMI ports, which is important if you want to have SKY”. Gon said on Amazon two years ago “It only has two HDMI which is not great” in their review of the LG 49LB550.

One person reckoned that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Mjr mentioned in their LG 49LB550 review “The TV has a USB port which supports (FAT32) for standard smaller Video” and scored the product 4 stars.

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Good Size

Two LG 49LB550 owners who bought it said that it was thin. Mjr mentioned in their review of the LG 49LB550 “The slim 49" design is very easy on the eyes”. Retief wrote “The TV looks classy with the very thin metallic bezel frame” in their review.

Good Sound Quality

A few customers who purchased it thought it had good sound quality. Durham Shopper gave it a very good review score and wrote on Amazon “Sound seems ok”.

Good High Def TV

One LG 49LB550 reviewer said in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Smart TV

One LG 49LB550 reviewer concluded that this TV was good for watching Freeview TV.

1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £139.79

In the last 38 days the price of the 49LB550 has increased by £139.79.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LG 49LB550 does not have a wi-Fi. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49LB550 also do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Samsung UE48H6270[plb_2232245_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Most TVs of a comparable type and age to the 49LB550 do not support smart TV. The 49LB550 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

Alternative televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE48H6270[plb_2232245_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D

The LG 49LB550 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of this type and age are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Samsung UE48H6270[plb_2232245_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 49LB550, the 49LB550 does not have a built-in camera.

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Pricey

We think this TV looks expensive compared to other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The price range of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is from £139 to £3,099.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49LB550 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions of a similar type and age to the 49LB550 have motion interpolation frequencys of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. At only 100 hertz, the LG 49LB550 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 49LB550 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the 49LB550 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Heavy

At 13.2 kilograms, the 49LB550 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The weights of televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 49LB550 range from 1.4kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 98 kilowatt hours, the LG 49LB550 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. The annual energy consumptions of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49LB550

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released over three years ago.

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this LG TV is A+, and the 49LB550 has an average running cost of £110 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

(13)
Reviewed 21 June 2015 by Gon "Gon"
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing for the price. After a few months mine has a few dead pixels but I am not sure if that is my fault. It only has two HDMI which is not great and it doesn't have a headphone jack or audio in... Read more…

Reviewed 6 May 2015 by John
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV for the price although it was supplied with a European 2 pin plug.

Reviewed 20 March 2015 by Antaeus
(Verified Purchase)

Bought this tv on black friday deal. love it. hasnt let me down yet.

Reviewed 16 March 2015 by JOAN BAMBER
(Verified Purchase)

Good service pleased with tele.

Reviewed 30 December 2014 by Mark Mcclennon
(Verified Purchase)

Only 2 usb ports but other than that the tv is great. Thanks.

Reviewed 15 November 2014 by Mr. D. Bagguley

Ive Bought 2 of these televisions in the last 2 weeks. The first one bought from Tescos went back due to serious light bleeding issues in the top right hand corner. The second set bought from... Read more…

Reviewed 3 November 2014 by Durham Shopper
(Verified Purchase)

I mounted this TV onto living room wall and it looks very smart. If, like me, you do not require a smart or 3D TV, this is a good choice. Very thin and light (13kg I believe) with excellent... Read more…

Reviewed 31 October 2014 by Mrs Claire Oliver

Excellent.

Reviewed 18 October 2014 by Mrs Sheila Thomas

Great picture great deal.

Reviewed 10 October 2014 by Phillip Durand
(Verified Purchase)

Fab TV Thank You.

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Electricity cost when switched on £107.36
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £109.19
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0.54T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 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 49LB550V, lg 49lb550, lg p192433, lg 49lb550v, lg p192433p, lg electronics 49lb550, lg electronics 49lb550v
Barcodes 08806084577399, 08806084577405, 08806084699770, 08806084699831, 08806084776686

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