LG 49LB550
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LG 49LB550

A classic but 3 year old 49" Full HD TV
49" Full HD No Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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LG 49LB550 Review

With excellent reviews but low running costs, we have ranked the LG 49LB550 number 221 in 50 inch TVs.
25 Reviews
Missing Some Features
3 Years Old
£110 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 55?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 25 reviews. Samsung 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 2017.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, good product quality and excellent design.
The 49LB550 is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi
Does not have an ethernet port

LG 49LB550 In-Depth Analysis


User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 25 user reviews this LG TV has an exceptional overall user rating. Over 76% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 16,221 owner and expert reviews (including 6,903 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed.

  • It is a good design and easy to use…
    MJR (Amazon) - September 2014
  • The slim 49" design is very easy on the eyes…
    MJR (Amazon) - September 2014

Users Report Superior Sound Quality

Two owners said in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.


Average Display Diagonal

The 49LB550's display diagonal of 49" is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 55% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

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

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Not 3D

The 49LB550 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 49LB550 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of televisions which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 49LB550 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Supports Timeshift

The 49LB550 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 49LB550 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 49LB550 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most other televisions, the 49LB550 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of televisions do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 49LB550 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other TVs, the 49LB550 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of televisions are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2014.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This LG TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and 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 4,375 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 49lb550v


08806084577399, 08806084577405, 08806084699770, 08806084699831, 08806084776686

LG 49LB550