LG 49LH590
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LG 49LH590

A very economical to run 49" Full HD television with alright features
49" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 49LH590 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 49LH590 number 418 in 50 inch TVs.
Average Features
16 Months Old
£58 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 49?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of only £58 over 5 years are in the cheapest 13% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

LG 49LH590 In-Depth Analysis


Very Good Brand

Based on 16,194 user and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Display Diagonal

The 49LH590's display diagonal of 49" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 56% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49LH590 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 49LH590 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The thickness of the LG 49LH590 of 81.5mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 13% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The LG 49LH590 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 49LH590 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Has an ECO Mode

The 49LH590 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 49LH590 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 49LH590 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 49LH590 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 49LH590 of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Released 16 Months Ago

LG released the 49LH590 in April 2016.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 49LH590 is one of the cheaper to run TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on satisfactory energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 49LH590 will cost only £58 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers product 49lh590v, samsung 49lh590v, lg 49lh590v
Barcodes 08801031706075, 08806087768534, 08806087770254, 08806087778847, 08806087778885

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Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 49LH590

6" larger display diagonal
Older by nine months
Significantly higher RMS rated power
11% larger display diagonal
3.5mm thinner
More expensive to run over five years by 139%