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LG 49LB5500

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LG 49LB5500

£289.00
LG 49LB5500
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A low cost and classic 49" Full HD TV, good for watching sport
49" Full HD No 56.5mm Jun 2014 A+
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LG 49LB5500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the LG 49LB5500 number 56 in 50 inch TVs and number 243 across all TVs.
93
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34 Reviews
96
Value for Money
Excellent
75
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has great user reviews with an average user rating of 86%, based on 34 reviews. Hisense televisions 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 2018.
This LG TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £160 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is fairly priced and superior audio quality.
The 49LB5500 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports timeshift
Has an ambient light sensor
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 60 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 123 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 122 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

LG 49LB5500 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good User Reviews

Based on 34 user reviews the average user rating of this LG television is 86 out of 100. 15 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

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LG Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 27,825 expert and user reviews (including 11,120 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Two people who purchased this TV considered that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Five customers reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Great Sound Quality

Two customers who bought this TV agreed that it had good sound quality.

Value For Money

Fantastic Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £289.00 it is cheaper than 78% of televisions.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This LG TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the 49LB5500 is £160 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since June 2014.

Features

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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 49LB5500 of 49" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 38% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

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

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Not 3D

The 49LB5500 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the LG 49LB5500 of 56.5mm is pretty standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 44% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 49LB5500 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 61% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 49LB5500 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other televisions. 65% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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Supports Timeshift

The 49LB5500 supports timeshift. 82% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 49LB5500 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 49LB5500's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is slower than 80% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all televisions is 260Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the LG 49LB5500 of only 120Hz is in the slowest 29% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the 49LB5500 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions do not support internet TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 49lb5500v

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08806084577368, 08806084700643

LG 49LB5500

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