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LG 49LH541V

£345.00
49" Full HD Edge-LED Flat Mar 2016
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £67.53 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Easy to use
Good picture quality
6 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, based on 6 owner reviews this television has an overall owner rating of 90 out of 100. Over 100% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

Based on 8,960 expert and user reviews (including 911 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Four customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 49LH541 was easy to use. L. Newman mentioned “In all this is a good TV, excellent for people who want a decent Full HD picture and the option to use apps - or just good old Freeview” . Cj0809 gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said “The control is very straight forward and is easy to use with nice big buttons”. L. Newman also wrote “This TV was ideal for my parents, they are both in their sixties and wanted an easy to use TV that doesn't compromise on picture quality” in their review.

Three people who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. In April last year L. Newman wrote “The TV was easy to set up out of the box”. J. S. Bundy wrote in their review of this TV “Setting up is very easy” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Happyfamily gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TV in April last year “It was very easy to set up on initial installation”.

Three customers concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. I. A. Macpherson wrote on Amazon “The picture is very good - there are various presets and a handy "quick" menu that allows you to jump between settings (picture and sound) easily” and rated the product 4 stars out of 5. J. S. Bundy wrote on Amazon “The quick menu option on the remote allows quick access to all picture” in their review of this TV.

One person reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Last year Cj0809 said “The TV was well packaged in the box and easy to assemble with just the two legs to screw on”.

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Good Product Quality

Six customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. Mr. I. A. Macpherson gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and said “The look of the screen is good with decent build quality” in their LG 49LH541 review. Cj0809 said in their review of this TV on Ao.com last year “The picture is of good quality when looking at the screen from all angles” and gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars. J. S. Bundy said on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent particularly for HD channels” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Three customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Amazoniac mentioned on Amazon in April last year “This is certainly a nice looking TV” in their review of this TV. Amazoniac also wrote “It has picture settings that should suit just about every user, from vivid (which is pretty bright and ‘in your face’) to standard, cinema” in their review. Amazoniac also mentioned “‘cinema’ uses additional channels digitally created from the main sound stream to give a pretty good impression of surround sound” in their review.

One owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was neat. J. S. Bundy wrote on Amazon “Not so smart… This TV is very neat to look at with very minimal surround”.

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Robust

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. J. S. Bundy wrote last year “There are 3 built in games which are below mobile phone standard although others can be downloaded to a PC” in their review of this TV and scored the LG 49LH541 4 stars out of 5. Happyfamily scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “The built in media player is excellent”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. J. S. Bundy mentioned “I have had LG sets in the past and have found them very reliable so have great hopes for this model” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Four owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. Happyfamily wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Once customised the picture quality is very good” and rated it 80 out of 100. Happyfamily also mentioned “Excellent Picture Quality” in their review. Cj0809 mentioned “Other than that it is a great TV with a good picture quality”.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good for playing games on. One owner mentioned that it had a good contrast ratio. Mr. I. A. Macpherson mentioned “If you get past about 30% off axis the brightness and contrast drops dramatically”.

One owner reckoned that it had a wide viewing angle. Mr. I. A. Macpherson said on Amazon “That is the viewing angle”.

One person thought it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Mr. I. A. Macpherson wrote “Standard def looks fine and HD is excellent - I tested both bluray and TV broadcasts with very good results” in their review of this TV and scored the product 80 out of 100.

One customer who bought it considered that it had image blurring.

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Good High Def TV

Six people who reviewed the product thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Mr. I. A. Macpherson gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100 and said “I have been dithering between 3 and 4 stars for this 43" LG full HD set.” in their review of this TV. L. Newman wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “LG 43LH541V 43 inch 1080p Full HD LED TV with Freeview (2016 Model) - Black” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were released 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

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV, the 49LH541 is not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-50W809 (£369.99), or the Sharp LC-49SFE7451.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

This medium display diagonal television is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the 49LH541 has an average 5 year running cost of only £68 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run TVs of a similar age and spec.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Four customers who bought it agreed that it was good value for money. Last year Mr. I. A. Macpherson wrote on Amazon “Good value for money and excellent performance, with a couple of drawbacks” in their review of this TV. Happyfamily said “Despite the slight concern about the sound quality this TV is a good choice in this price band” and rated it 4 stars out of 5.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was thin. Mr. I. A. Macpherson said on Amazon “There is a slim silver bezel”. L. Newman gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of the LG 49LH541 “This is what has happened to most TVs now they are so slim.”. Amazoniac gave this TV a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned “It is very light (under 10 Kilos) and slim, even compared to my existing 43” TV which I bought just 5 years ago”.


Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Happyfamily said last year “Freeview HD pictures are excellent”.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 49LH541 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Does Not Have an Internet TV Function

The 49LH541 does not have an internet TV function, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television which have an internet TV function.

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Power

Good Environmental Credentials

One customer who purchased the LG 49LH541 concluded that it was good in terms of power usage. Amazoniac said in their review of this TV in April last year “How times have changed! It has an A++ rating, which is very good in terms of energy consumption”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Six people wrote in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Amazoniac mentioned on Amazon “Super picture and fantastic sound”. Mr. I. A. Macpherson said on Amazon in April last year “Sound is slightly better than most modern TVs - that's to say not great” in their review of this TV. Happyfamily mentioned “As with most modern TVs the speakers in this TV are only really acceptable when listening to speech” .

Unacceptable Noise Level

One owner who reviewed the product wrote that it was noisy.

Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 22W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the LG 49LH541 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Features

Good Remote Control

One owner who purchased the product considered that it had a good remote control.

Inferior Stand

One owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it did not have a good stand. J. S. Bundy wrote last year “The feet are at the extremity of the set so you need a very wide table/stand if you are not using the wall mounted option”.

Not Good for Wall Mounting

One customer reckoned that the LG 49LH541 was not good for wall mounting.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The 49LH541 has an ECO mode. Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this television also have an ECO mode.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 49LH541 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions that were launched more than a year ago also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The 49LH541 has a common interface (CI), unlike most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV which do not have a common interface (CI).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 49LH541 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49LH541 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to consider including the Seiki SE50FS07 (£349.00), the Sony KDL-43WD751 (£391.30), or the Samsung UE48J5500 (£349.00).

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2017 when this LG TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 49lh541v, lg electronics 49lh541v, warranty 49lh541v, lg lg49lh541v, lg p248776p, lg lh541v, lg k7xnm
Barcodes 08806087665185, 08806087665215, 08806087675832, 08806087713701

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