LG 49LB550


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LG 49LB550

LG 49LB550
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A classic and very economical to run 49" Full HD TV, with good features
49" Full HD No Flat Feb 2014 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 49LB550 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 49LB550 number 311 in 50 inch TVs.
25 Reviews
Good Features
4 Years Old
Running Costs
£88 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 95%, based on 25 reviews. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions 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 energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £88 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs 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 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports timeshift
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Only Full HD
Not 3D

LG 49LB550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 25 owner reviews the average owner rating of this LG TV is terrific. Over 76% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 29,044 expert and owner reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its televisions. 94% 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 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Superior Product Quality

Two people reckoned that the product was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two people said in their reviews that the product 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

Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Two people agreed that this TV had good sound quality.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 49LB550 will cost £88 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

LG released the 49LB550 in February 2014.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 49LB550 of 49" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 57% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Not 3D

The LG 49LB550 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 49LB550 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The 49LB550 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs 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

Like most other TVs, the 49LB550 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 49LB550 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 49LB550 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 65% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 49LB550 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 62% of televisions are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 49LB550 of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 18% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 49lb550v


08806084577399, 08806084577405, 08806084699770, 08806084699831, 08806084776686

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