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LG 49UB850

LG 49UB850
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ljudochbild.se Best in Test lydogbillede.dk Best in Test 6 Star audiovision.de Power Saver Award hdtvtest.co.uk Qualified Recommendation
A fully featured and award winning 49" 4K TV, with alright running costs
49" 4K No Yes Feb 2014 B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 49UB850 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the LG 49UB850 number 198 in 50 inch TVs.
92
Reviews
869 Reviews + 3 Awards
82
Features
Fully-Featured
68
Age
4 Years Old
65
Running Costs
£160 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 90% of buyers recommending this television to others. This TV has received three awards including industry awards from Lydogbillede.dk plus two other sites. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this LG TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
The 49UB850 has an efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £160 over 5 years are in the most expensive 20% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report excellent product quality, that it is easy to use and good technical features. However they also report inferior technical guidance.
It has some great features:
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a pair of 3D glasses included

What is This TV Best Used For?

31
Watching Films
Mediocre
64
Watching Sport
Good

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How Big is the LG 49UB850?

LG 49UB850 front dimensions
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LG 49UB850 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Three Industry Awards

Amongst TVs, this TV is one of the most highly awarded by experts in TVs.

The experts at three expert review sites all concluded that this television was very good. Lydogbillede.dk gave this TV a "Best in Test 6 Star" award, Ljudochbild.se gave it a "Best in Test" award and Audiovision.de gave it a "Power Saver Award".

Average Expert Reviews

Based on nine expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, ljudochbild.se, Chip.de and tweakers.net this TV has an average expert rating of 77%.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

This TV has an average owner rating of 90 out of 100 based on 860 owner reviews. Over 71% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 90% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

28 owners said in their reviews that the LG 49UB850 was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

20 customers concluded that this TV was easy to use, 14 customers thought this TV was easy to setup and four customers who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. two people who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to assemble.

Users Report Great Technical Features

12 customers who reviewed this TV mentioned that it had good features.

Customers Report Unsatisfactory Technical Guidance

Two people concluded that it did not have good technical guidance.

Users Report Excellent Picture Quality

18 owners who bought this TV concluded that it had good picture quality and four people mentioned that the product had good colour saturation.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Three people wrote in their reviews that it was thin.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

13 owners who bought it concluded that it was good value for money.

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 29,044 expert and owner reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good ratings. 94% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Seven customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good remote control.

Customers Report Good Smart TV Features

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had great smart functions.

Users Report Excellent Design

Two owners who bought the product mentioned that it was good looking.

Users Report a Nice Stand

Four owners who reviewed the product thought it had a good stand.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Two people who purchased it said that it was well made.

  • Only had it two weeks so can't comment on durability…
  • The vertical lines are clearly visible on a solid color picture or on every horizontal motions if the picture is not too detailed…
  • Engineered to a fantastic finish that looks great in any lounge…

Users Report Good Audio Quality

22 people who reviewed it wrote that it had good sound quality.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

This television is rated B for energy efficiency, and the 49UB850 has an average running cost of £160 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This television has been on the market since February 2014.

Features

4K

4K

The LG 49UB850 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 49UB850 of 49" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 39% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the LG 49UB850 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 49UB850 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 49UB850 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 49UB850 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 49UB850 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg f3y021bf2m, 49ub850vtel, lg 49ub850v

Barcodes:

08806084717368, 08806084717375, 08806084717382, 08806084717399, 08806084717412, 08806084721853, 08806084796028

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