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LG 49LF5100V

£379.98
49" Full HD Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £73.94 Electricity cost over 5 years
Full HD
LG has good reviews for its TVs
Not well made
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Reviews

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 9,694 expert and owner reviews (including 939 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The 49LF5100 has an average running cost of £74 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 237 medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year.


Price

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Good Value for Money

Two people said in their reviews that the LG 49LF5100 was good value for money. Website Tigerdirect.com said “Reasonable price”. Two years ago Doug wrote “The clarity was truly remarkable for the price”.


Design

Not Well Made

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was not well made. Website Tigerdirect.com wrote five years ago “Not ideal for this build” in their review of this TV. They also said “No built in speakers” in their review.

Good Looking

Three owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking. Website Tigerdirect.com mentioned “BIOS navigation is super easy and beautiful in both easy” in their review of the LG 49LF5100. They also wrote “Very stylish with its red plating” in their review. And also said “Has a beautiful screen”.

Easy to Use

Three customers considered that it was easy to use. Website Tigerdirect.com said “The tuning software is simple to use” and gave the LG 49LF5100 a rating of 5 stars out of 5. They also wrote “Almost counter intuitively” in their review. And also said “Lots of control options and easy to access control buttons (under lower right side”.


Features

Good Stand

Two people reckoned that this TV had a good stand. Website Tigerdirect.com scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their LG 49LF5100 review “Very sturdy stand”. They also wrote “Easy stand installation” in their review.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was September 2015 when LG released the 49LF5100.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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

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Not 3D

The LG 49LF5100 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and spec are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-50W809 (£369.99).

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49LF5100 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the SE50FS07 (£349) (50" and cheaper), or the SE50FO06 (50" and cheaper) both from Seiki.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 49LF5100 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV which support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a Wi-Fi and we think the KDL-49WD751 (£375), or the KDL-50W809 (£369.99) both from Sony or the Hisense H49M2600 (£379) are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 49LF5100 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 49LF5100 supports 24p. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 49LF5100 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 49LF5100 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs of a similar age and type to this TV the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 40W. At only 10 Watts, the 49LF5100 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

With a depth of 81.5 millimeters, the LG 49LF5100 has one of the thicker depths amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. Across all the TVs of this type and age the depths range from 25mm to 100mm.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the 40HFL3010 (77mm), the 40PFK4200 (£398.61) (77mm), or the 48PFT5500 (£429) (78mm) all from Philips.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 49lf5100v, lg 49lf5100
Barcodes 00719192599734, 08806087537994

LG 49LF5100 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 49LF5100 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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