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LG 49UF840

49" 4K 1,600Hz Flat May 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Good brand
Good sound quality

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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the 49UF840 is £111 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 415 latest televisions.


Reviews

Good Brand

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


Price

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.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

It was May 2016 when this TV was released.


Audio

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”.

Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 49UF840 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.

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Display

Very Fast High Frequency Rate

TVs that have been on the market for the last year have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 310Hz. The 49UF840 has one of the faster high frequency rates (1,600 hertz) amongst televisions of this age.

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49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inches television.

There are a number of other 49" TVs currently available which you might want to look at including the UE49KS7000 (£645), or the UE49KS8000 (£699.99) both from Samsung which and both of have better reviews.

If you want a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the UE50KU6020 (£499.99) (50"), or the UN50KU6000 (£480) (50") both from Samsung or the Hisense H50M5500 (£499) (50").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 49UF840 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE78HU8500.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 49UF840 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 49UF840 has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 49UF840 supports 24p, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 49UF840 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other recently released televisions.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 49UF840 supports timeshift. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49UF840 supports Smart TV. Most of the other latest comparable spec televisions also support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

At only 51 millimeters, the 49UF840 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year. 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this television have depths of between 25mm and 100mm.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE65JU6000 (£799.99) (51.4mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49uf840v
Barcodes 08806087509090

LG 49UF840 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 49UF840 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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