LG 49LB5500V
LG 49LB5500
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LG 49LB5500V

A 3 year old 49" Full HD TV with alright features but a price that represents passable value for money
49" Full HD No No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 49LB5500 Review

Released 3 years ago and representing average value for money, we have ranked the LG 49LB5500 number 420 in 50 inch TVs.
Average Features
3 Years Old
£159 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £159 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports timeshift
Fairly high RMS rated power
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this LG TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 776 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 474 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 769 in TVs for films.

LG 49LB5500 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Based on 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £289.00 it is cheaper than 83% of TVs.


Only 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.

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Average Display Diagonal

The LG 49LB5500's display diagonal of 49" is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 59% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 49LB5500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 49LB5500 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 49LB5500's thickness of 56.5mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 45% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49LB5500 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 49LB5500 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 64% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other televisions, the 49LB5500 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 49LB5500 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The 49LB5500's RMS rated power of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 49LB5500's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is in the slowest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The high frequency rates of TVs range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The LG 49LB5500 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 49LB5500 in June 2014.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This LG television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 49LB5500 is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have assessed for running costs. Based on alright energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 49LB5500 will cost £159 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49lb5500v
Barcodes 08806084577368, 08806084700643

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