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LG 49LX540S

£926.50
49" Full HD 1200:1 120Hz Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £70.34 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
LG TVs have good reviews
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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

The 49LX540 is in the cheapest 9% of all 661 TVs of a comparable age and type that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49LX540 is only £71.


Reviews

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

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 manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG TV was released in April 2015.


Price

Not Cheap

We checked 118 medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years and they range in price from £209 to £1,499. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 49LX540 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age. 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 49LX540 is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the Samsung UE46H7000 (£929.99); or the Samsung UE40D7000LS.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The LG 49LX540 has a fairly standard high frequency rate (120 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49LX540 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE46H7000 (£929.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The average response time of TVs of this spec and age is 7.5ms, and the response times range from 2ms to 20ms. With a response time of 9 milliseconds, the 49LX540 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inches television.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LG 49LX540 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

Other TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE46H7000 (£929.99) or the LG 55LY750 (£922).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 49LX540 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The LG 49LX540 has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The 49LX540 has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 49LX540 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of televisions that were launched more than two years ago is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm. At only 38 millimeters, the 49LX540 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung HG46EC890 (£699.99) (33.2mm and cheaper), or the LG 42LA690 (34.5mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers code 49lx540s, lg 49lx540s
Barcodes 00719192197046, 00719192198050, 08806087302493, 08806087302516

LG 49LX540 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 49LX540 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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