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LG 49LW340 Review
|Value for Money||
|Missing Some Features|
|15 Months Old|
Why Has it Scored 46?
Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not support Wi-Fi
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 734 in TVs for sport. It is also mediocre for playing games, ranking number 456 in TVs for gaming as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 737 in TVs for films.
Should You Buy it Now?
LG 49LW340 In-Depth Analysis
LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 16,043 expert and user reviews (including 6,869 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features and at £733.63 it is more expensive than 59% of TVs.
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the LG 49LW340 and the United Kingdom price of £733.63 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $681.79 (£887.42).
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the LG 49LW340 of 49" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 60% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the 49LW340 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
The 49LW340 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thickness of the 49LW340 of 70.4mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 74% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The 49LW340 does not support Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.
The LG 49LW340 is RoHS compliant, unlike 96% of TVs which are not RoHS compliant.
Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port
The 49LW340 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.
Very Slow High Frequency Rate
Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 20Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The LG 49LW340's high frequency rate of only 60Hz is quite slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The 49LW340 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Quite Slow Response Time
The response times of televisions range from 0.002ms to 180ms, and the average response time is 7.4ms. The 49LW340's response time of 9ms is fairly slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Energy Star Certified
The LG 49LW340 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.
The 49LW340 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.
Released 15 Months Ago
LG released the 49LW340 in May 2016.
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