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LG 49UH5B

£1,902.00
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48.5" Direct-Lit LED 1000:1 Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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8 Reasons For

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

4K and 8K TVs manufactured by LG have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The LG 49UH5B has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 60UF770[plb_2844960_price] which has better reviews; or the LG 60UX960[plb_3386980_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a wi-Fi to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-50CX800[plb_2831341_price] is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 720p|1080i|1080p|2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The LG 49UH5B supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is newer than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. Most televisions that were released one year ago support an 802.11a wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is actually the best supported WiFi standard amongst all TVs of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of television the worst supported WiFi standard is IEEE 802.11n.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Across all the TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 49UH5B the display brightnesss range from 170 cd/m² to 700 cd/m². With a display brightness of 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 49UH5B has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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Has Five Sound Modess

The LG 49UH5B has a greater number of sound modes than most televisions of this type and age. The most commonly found sound modes is Music, but this sound modes is not found on this television. The sound modess Game, Movie, News, Sports and Standard are also found on this LG TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the LG 49UH5B is more than most televisions that are a comparable age to it. This LG TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on TVs of a similar age and spec to the 49UH5B. The smart modess "Cinema", "Dynamic", "Energy saving", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 38.1 millimeters, the LG 49UH5B has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for more than a year. The average depth of 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago is 62mm, and the depths range from 11mm to 100mm.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might also be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-43CXW754[plb_2932699_price] (46mm), or the LG 60UF695[plb_2828902_price] (39.1mm) which is also cheaper.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 49UH5B support smart TV, however the LG 49UH5B does not support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support smart TV including the LG 60UX960[plb_3386980_price] or the LG 60UF770[plb_2844960_price].

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Quite Small User Memory

With a user memory of only 8 gigabytes, the LG 49UH5B has a fairly small user memory compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 49UH5B. Comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49UH5B have user memorys of between 4GB and 16GB, and the average user memory is 12GB.

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Not 3D

The LG 49UH5B is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the LG 60UX960[plb_3386980_price] or the Panasonic TX-55CX700[plb_2798530_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 49UH5B does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 49UH5B also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The LG 49UH5B is a one HDMI ports quantity television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49UH5B does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 49UH5B also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very High Power Consumption (off)

When compared to other TVs of a similar age and type to the 49UH5B, the LG 49UH5B's power consumption (off) of 0.5 Watts is one of the highest. 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago have power consumption (off)s of between 0.01W and 0.5W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.32W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 49UH5B

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 TVs of a similar age and type to it. 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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Running Costs Are Average

This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of G, and the average running cost of the 49UH5B is £164 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 465 TVs of this spec and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 49UH5B.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Smart TV
Internet TV
User Memory
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Audio (L,R) in
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
Panel Lock
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Parental Control
Child Lock
24p Support
Clock Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Other Features
Power Management

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £160.24
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £163.28
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 49UH5Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.81T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.81 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 21 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00719192198456, 08806087397840, 08806087397864, 08806087518849

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