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LG 49LF590V

£349.99
49" Full HD Flat Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date
Good brand
Good connectivity
Easy to use
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Reviews

Good Brand

Based on 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 939 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

A number of LG 49LF590 owners who reviewed this TV mentioned that it was easy to use. Jonathan Reviews... gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned on Amazon this year “Function is better than I expected, so very easy to use and great apps e.g”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person who reviewed it thought it had good technical guidance. Jonathan Reviews... wrote “Is NOT 3D compatible, mistake in the description! Hope this has been of some help!”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Some LG 49LF590 owners who reviewed this TV thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Jonathan Reviews... scored the product 80 out of 100 and he said “Only other gripe is there are only 2 HDMI ports, I have remedied this though by getting a HDMI splitter from Amazon, only a couple of quid”. This month Moggleman mentioned in their review “Only downsides I have are only 2 HDMI slots and no USB recording, only playback”.

One person who reviewed this TV mentioned that it was good in terms of connectivity. A few weeks ago Moggleman mentioned “Connectivity and ease of use with smart tv functions are major plus points”.

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Good Smart TV

One LG 49LF590 reviewer thought the LG 49LF590 had good apps.

Supports Smart TV

The LG 49LF590 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Display

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One LG 49LF590 reviewer reckoned that it did not have a good 3D picture quality.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that have been around for around the same time as 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 49LF590 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this television are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the KDL-50W809 (£369.99), or the W805C (£399) both from Sony or the Sharp LC-49SFE7451 (£409.99).

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inches television.

There are a number of alternative 49" televisions currently available that you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the LG 49LF5100 (£379.98).

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the SE50FS07 (£319) (50" and cheaper), or the SE50FO06 (£329) (50" and cheaper) both from Seiki.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was July 2015 when this medium display diagonal TV was released.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

One customer said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Jonathan Reviews... mentioned in his review “The sound is absolutely fine” .

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 49LF590 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Only One Loudspeaker

Most medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV have one loudspeaker, including the LG 49LF590 which has one loudspeaker.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The LG 49LF590 has a quite low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV. Across all the TVs of this age and spec the RMS rated powers range from 5W to 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 17W.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 49LF590 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of its better review score, the Samsung UE49K5500 (£350) is also worth considering.

We compared all the other televisions which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Sony KDL-40WD653 (£279), or the Panasonic TX-49DS500 (£350) are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 49LF590 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The LG 49LF590 does not feature local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV do feature local dimming.

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Ergonomics

Does Not Have an On/off Switch

The LG 49LF590 does not have an on/off switch, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television which have an on/off switch.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 49LF590 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The LG 49LF590 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 58.7 millimeters, the 49LF590 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE50J5100 (£429) (65mm), the Philips 40PFT5500 (£369) (64mm), or the Sony KDL-50W809 (£369.99) (59mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 49lf590v, refurbished 49lf590v, samsung 49lf590v, lg 49lf590v
Barcodes 08806087346961, 08806087346992, 08806087347180

LG 49LF590 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 49LF590 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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