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LG 49LB5500

LG 49LB5500
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Reviews
35 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
71
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
66
Age
4 Years Old
69
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec and classic Full HD 49" television, with average running costs
Full HD 49" No 56.5mm Jun 2014 A+
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the LG 49LB5500 number 504 in 50 inch TVs.

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Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
75
Features
66
Age
69
Running Costs

74

74
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 35 reviews. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are also excellent.
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 televisions 2018.
This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £160 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 6,770 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 49LB5500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Has an ambient light sensor
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

92
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.1 stars (35 reviews).

60%

of Customers Would Recommend
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How Good Are LG TVs?

We have evaluated 16,211 expert reviews and 433,576 user reviews for TVs from across the internet and used this information to calculate an average rating for LG TVs of 88%. This makes LG the 7th best television brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Full HD
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology
Not 3D
Average Thickness
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
Supports Timeshift
Very Slow High Frequency Rate
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution
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.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 43". The display diagonal of the LG 49LB5500 of 49" is larger than 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The 49LB5500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 99% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 49LB5500 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 81% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness
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The thickness of the LG 49LB5500 of 56.5mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 52% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other TVs, the 49LB5500 does not support Wi-Fi. 51% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 49LB5500 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Timeshift

The 49LB5500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 75% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

TVs have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 170Hz. The 49LB5500's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 82% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on TVs.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the 49LB5500 does not support internet TV. 62% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Age

Release Date

This LG television has been on the market since June 2014.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 49LB5500 is typical compared to the other 6,770 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 49LB5500 will cost £160 over 5 years to run.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on £156.75
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £158.58
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Energy Rating
0.79T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.79 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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LG 49LB5500 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Native Refresh Rate
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-in Speaker
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technology
Speaker
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Smart TV
Smart Modes
Design
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Colour
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

lg 49lb5500, lg lb5500

Barcodes

08806084577368, 08806084700643

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