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LG 49UF850

49" 4K 200Hz Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £107.59 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Good 3D picture quality
Good sound quality
17 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Four customers who purchased it concluded that it was good value for money. Clive wrote “This TV is excellent for the price” . Emilgeorge4321 mentioned in their review on Amazon “Overall good value product”. Mr. S. R. Wilde said “All in all best TV for the money 1100 on sale for 650” in their LG 49UF850 review.

One person who reviewed the LG 49UF850 considered that it was a bargain for the price. Emilgeorge4321 mentioned in their review of the LG 49UF850 “The provided 3D glasses are very cheap feeling” and rated the LG 49UF850 4 stars.

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Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 16 owner reviews this LG television has an average owner rating of 88 out of 100. 12 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

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


Energy

Low Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the 49UF850 has an average running cost of £108 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 320 televisions of a similar type and age.


Design

Easy to Use

Three people who purchased it thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Great picture, simple to use, nothing to dislike”. Justin H Considine said in his LG 49UF850 review “The magic remote is fantastic very easy to use” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Robotfish said on Amazon “Really quick, really intuitive”.

One LG 49UF850 owner who bought the product wrote that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Last year Mr. S. Heptinstall said “Glasses included also very comfortable” in their review. One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Philip B. Hodgson said on Amazon “Excellent picture, easy to set up and use”.

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Good Product Quality

Four customers who reviewed the LG 49UF850 concluded that it was good quality. Clive rated the product 5 stars and said “The sound is very good the picture quality is superb and even blacks are deep” in their review of the LG 49UF850. Emilgeorge4321 mentioned “Picture quality is nice and colors look grt” . John Harrison wrote on Amazon “Superb quality picture (not quite as sharp through the Sky HD box.”.

Nice Design

One LG 49UF850 owner who bought the product thought it was good looking. Robotfish said “Beautiful clear images” in their review.

Robust

One LG 49UF850 owner who reviewed it considered that it was well made. Robotfish said on Amazon “I watched some cricket to see if I could detect any Dirty Screen Effect as the camera panned over the solid green background” and gave it a score of 5 stars.


Features

Good Remote Control

A number of LG 49UF850 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good remote control. Mr. S. Heptinstall mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Another nice touch is the magic remote, sheer class!”. Philip B. Hodgson mentioned last year “My only gripe is with the remote, which is very clever.” and scored the LG 49UF850 5 stars.

Good Stand

Two people who bought it mentioned that it had a good stand. John Harrison wrote in his review on Amazon two years ago “I ended up buying a proper table-top stand which uses the wall mount fixing holes”. Mr. S. Heptinstall wrote “My only quibble is the stand” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

One LG 49UF850 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good features. Jack Pedleham wrote in his review of this TV “Excellent TV, Brilliant features” .


Audio

Good Sound Quality

A number of LG 49UF850 owners agreed that the LG 49UF850 had good sound quality. Emilgeorge4321 rated the product 80 out of 100 and wrote in their LG 49UF850 review on Amazon two years ago “Sound department is exceptional”. Emilgeorge4321 also wrote “Harman Kardon speakers do a brilliant job”. John Harrison said two years ago “Sound is good with Movie mode selected”.

Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The LG 49UF850 supports aptX audio decoding. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support aptX audio decoding.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Several LG 49UF850 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the LG 49UF850 was good for watching on demand TV. Two years ago John Harrison said in his LG 49UF850 review “Excellent for Netflix and there is a direct link” and rated the product as excellent. Philip B. Hodgson rated the LG 49UF850 5 stars and he wrote in his review of the LG 49UF850 on Amazon last year “The 4k programs on Amazon Prime look fantastic.”.

One person said in their reviews that it had good apps. Philip B. Hodgson mentioned in his review on Amazon “All the apps seem to work ok”.

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Good Connectivity

One person said in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. S. Heptinstall gave the product an excellent review score and wrote on Amazon last year “Has 3 hdmi slots” in their review of this TV.

Supports Timeshift

The 49UF850 supports timeshift. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49UF850 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support Smart TV.

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

Ten customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality. Emilgeorge4321 gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “3D is magnificent” in their review. John Harrison said in his review of the LG 49UF850 on Amazon “Despite what the spec says, there are 2 pairs of 3D glasses supplied with the TV”. Mr. S. Heptinstall wrote “The 3D is the best I've seen”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

One person said in their reviews that the product was good for playing games on. In January last year Mr. S. Heptinstall mentioned “This TV is also great for gaming” in their review of the LG 49UF850 and gave it a score of 5 stars.

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Poor High Def TV

A number of people who reviewed the product thought it was not good at displaying high definition TV. Sileny Tata wrote in their LG 49UF850 review “The picture when watching SD and HD is not as sharp as others say here” .

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 49UF850 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs of this age and type have motion interpolation frequencies of between 100Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 870Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,600 hertz, the 49UF850 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 200 hertz, the LG 49UF850 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television. The high frequency rates of TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 840Hz.

We compared this television to all the other 200Hz refresh rate televisions and we think the LG 65UF850, and the Panasonic TX-55CX680 (£539) which both of have better reviews are also worth considering.

If this television high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-55DX650 (£449.99) (1,000Hz).

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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 alternative 49" televisions currently available including the Panasonic TX-49CX750 which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-50CXW704 (50") which also has a higher rating.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One LG 49UF850 owner who bought it concluded that it was a good weight. Emilgeorge4321 said in their review two years ago “I take it as a good feature as the weight make it more stable” and rated it 4 stars.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was thick. In January last year Justin H Considine mentioned in his review “I decided the Samsung would look dated very quickly because of the thick frame around the screen” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

One customer who purchased the LG 49UF850 concluded that it was a good depth. Two years ago Robotfish mentioned in their review on Amazon “All gave a convincing depth perception” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Average Depth

At 51.3 millimeters, the LG 49UF850 has a pretty typical depth compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this television.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the UE40HU6900 (£617.99) (50.3mm), or the UE55HU6900 (£799) (50.9mm) both from Samsung.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this TV was released.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 49UF850 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG 49UF850 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG 49UF850 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 49UF850 supports Miracast. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 49UF850 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 49UF850 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this television.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 49UF850 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Supports 24p

The 49UF850 supports 24p, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Features Local Dimming

The 49UF850 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago also feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 49UF850 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 49UF850 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 49uf850v, samsung 49uf850v, lg 49uf850v
Barcodes 00635131626821, 08806087139778, 08806087139815, 08806087139839, 08806087139891

LG 49UF850 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 49UF850 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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