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LG 49UF840
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LG 49UF840

49" 1,600Hz Flat May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Running Costs Are Low

This television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The 49UF840 is one of the more economic to run televisions that were launched in the last year that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49UF840 is £111.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG is one of the superior television brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and LG also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 49UF840 reviewer who reviewed the LG 49UF840 reckoned that it had good sound quality. Neil Heyes said in his review “Sound could be better”.

Reasonably Priced

One customer reckoned that it was good value for money. In October Neil Heyes said on Amazon “Great picture - great value” in his review of this TV.

Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

At 1,600 hertz, the LG 49UF840 has a quite fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other new TVs. The high frequency rates of recently released 4K and 8K TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49UF840 supports smart TV. Most of the other recently released TVs also support smart TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including the Samsung UN65KS9000[plb_3445820_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 49UF840 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 49UF840 also have a wi-Fi.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 49UF840 is 59kWh and the highest is 420kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 99 kilowatt hours, the 49UF840 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 49UF840.

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Quite Thin

The LG 49UF840 has one of the thinner depths (only 51 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. TVs that have been available for the last year have depths of between 35mm and 99mm.

There are a number of alternative 51mm thick TVs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 43UH750[plb_3382011_price].

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the 49UH850[pl_3348276_price] (51.5mm), or the 49UH750[pl_3372686_price] (51mm) both from LG.

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most recently released 4K and 8K TVs are not 3D. The 49UF840 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 49UF840 do not have a built-in camera. The 49UF840 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE78HU8500[plb_3973673_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Eight Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 49UF840 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this LG TV. The analog signal format systems PAL, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49UF840 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most televisions that are a comparable age to the 49UF840 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the LG 49UF840 which has three HDMI ports quantitys.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UF840

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on latest TVs. 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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Released Nine Months Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released nine months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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Smart TV
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Timeshift
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Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
Performance
24p Support
Processor Cores
Design
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Heavy Metals Free
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
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Certificates
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 20 August 2016 by Neil Heyes

All very good. Sound could be better. Will be needing a sound bar - but this is the case for most, if not all, flat screen televisions of any size.

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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £110.79
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Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49uf840, lg 49uf840v, fluidity 49uf840, fluidity 49uf840v
Barcodes 08806087509090

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