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LG 49LB5500

LG 49LB5500
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Reviews
35 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
66
Age
4 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£170 Over 5 Years
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A classic and good spec Full HD 49" television, with moderate running costs. It has very good picture quality, a good screen and it's very easy to setup.
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 scored the LG 49LB5500 as follows:

74

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Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
76
Features
66
Age
69
Running Costs

74

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 82%, based on 35 reviews. Looking across the entire Samsung television range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions 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 rating of A+, and its running costs of £170 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 7,340 TVs 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
Supports timeshift
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?

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Reviews

Average Review Score

4.1 stars (35 reviews)

60%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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What Are People Saying About the LG 49LB5500?

Picture Quality
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Sound Quality
4
3
Price
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1
Smart Features
1
1
Ease of Use
5
0
Size and Weight
1
0
Design
1
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How Good Are LG Televisions?

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Features

Key Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
Full HD
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology
Not 3D
Average Thickness
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
Does Not Support Internet TV
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution
Average High Frequency Rate
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 43". The display diagonal of the 49LB5500 of 49" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 34% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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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
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The 49LB5500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 49LB5500 is not 3D. 79% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness
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The 49LB5500's thickness of 56.5mm is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 43% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49LB5500 does not support Wi-Fi. 53% of TVs also do not support Wi-Fi.

What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 49LB5500's motion interpolation frequency of only 120Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 35% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 350Hz.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the LG 49LB5500 does not support internet TV. 67% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The LG 49LB5500's high frequency rate of 60Hz is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 64% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 49LB5500 supports timeshift. 84% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The LG 49LB5500 has an ambient light sensor. 95% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Age

Release Date

LG released the 49LB5500 in June 2014.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the 49LB5500 has an average 5 year running cost of £170 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 7,340 TVs.

Running Costs

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Electricity cost when switched on £171.28
Electricity cost when on standby £2.00
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Total running cost over 5 years £173.28
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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 lb5500

Barcodes

08806084577368, 08806084700643

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