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LG 49UB830

49" 4K Flat Jun 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £141.24 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good 3D picture quality
Reasonably priced
Average expert reviews
7 Reviews
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Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

This 4K and 8K TV has an average expert rating of 67 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com and fwdmagazine.be.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 2,455 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 92% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Three people who reviewed this TV said that it was good value for money. Greg mentioned on expert review site Amazon two years ago “The best deal for 4k, Smart and 3D”. Mich gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Amazon “Great 4k 49 inch tv I love this tv for gaming on the xbox one o and for the price its an amazing tv all in al 5 stars”. Jason A. said on expert review site Amazon two years ago “A very affordable 4k 3d TV” in his review of this TV and scored it a maximum of 5 stars.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 49UB830 is £142, which is typical compared to the other 320 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The 49UB830 has an ECO mode. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have an ECO mode.

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Natural Colours

Two customers who purchased it mentioned that it had good colour saturation. Digital Versus mentioned “Natural colours” nonetheless they rated it 60 out of 100. Digitalversus.com said in their LG 49UB830 review on expert review site Digital Versus “With mediocre contrast and insufficient responsiveness, this television only avoided a two-star rating because of its decent 3D mode, accurate colours and various built-in functions”.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 49UB830 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 49" TVs currently available including the LG 49UB850 (£826.79) which has better reviews.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the TX-50CXW704 (50" and higher rated), or the TX-50CX700 (£479.99) (50" and higher rated) both from Panasonic.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was June 2014 when LG released the 49UB830.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 49UB830 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the Toshiba 58L9363.

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Supports Miracast

The 49UB830 supports Miracast. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 49UB830 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 49UB830 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 49UB830 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports 24p

The 49UB830 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support 24p.

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 49UB830 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 49UB830 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 49UB830 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 49UB830 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 49UB830 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Internet TV

The LG 49UB830 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49UB830 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 49UB830 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

With a depth of only 38.2 millimeters, the 49UB830 has one of the thinner depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV the depths range from 10mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 57mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Philips 40PUS6809 (£471.59) (38mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49ub830v
Barcodes 08806084849595, 08806084850270, 08806084850294, 08806084850324, 08806084850355

LG 49UB830 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 49UB830 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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