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LG 49UH5B

48.5" 4K Ultra HD 1000:1 Direct-Lit LED Aug 2015
G
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) LED Backlighting Type Release Date £163.28 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG TVs have good reviews
Supports Wi-Fi
Not 3D
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Reviews

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 9,080 owner and expert reviews (including 1,947 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 for its 4K and 8K TVs. 92% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this 4K and 8K TV is G, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 49UH5B will cost £164 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 460 TVs that were launched more than a year ago.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was August 2015 when LG released the 49UH5B.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a comparable 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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Not 3D

The LG 49UH5B is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony KD-65S8505 (£1,079.99); or the LG 55UH950 (£950), or the Samsung UE55JS8000 (£1,099).

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year is 370 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 220 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 brightnesses amongst televisions of this age.

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48.5 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48.5 inch TV.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the 49UH850 (£820) (49" and cheaper), or the 49UF7787 (£944.41) (49" and cheaper) both from LG.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 49UH5B supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of its better review score, the Samsung UE55JS8000 (£1,099) is also worth considering.

We compared all the other televisions which also support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-58EX700 (£1,095), or the Sony KD-65XD7505 (£1,099) are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 49UH5B has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Audio

Has an Equalizer

The LG 49UH5B has an equalizer. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an equalizer.

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Performance

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 49UH5B has a card reader integrated. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Child Lock

The LG 49UH5B has a child lock, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Supports Parental Controls

The LG 49UH5B supports parental controls, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports 24p

The LG 49UH5B supports 24p, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The LG 49UH5B has a DVI port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not have a DVI port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 49UH5B supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The LG 49UH5B has an Energy Star certified, as do most of the other televisions that came out more than a year ago.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The LG 49UH5B supports screen mirroring. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Internet TV

The LG 49UH5B supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Thin

The depths of TVs that came out more than a year ago range from 17mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. The LG 49UH5B has one of the thinner depths (only 38.1 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the UE48JU6000 (£844.99) (50.2mm and cheaper), or the UE55JU6000 (£906.49) (50.1mm and cheaper) both from Samsung.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 49uh5b, lg 49uh5bb, lg uh5b
Barcodes 00719192198456, 08806087397840, 08806087397864, 08806087518849

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