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LG 49UH5B

A 2 year old 48.5" 4K TV with passable features
48.5" 4K No No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 49UH5B Review

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Average Features
66
2 Years Old
39
£164 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
50
Average

Why Has it Scored 51?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of G, and its running costs of £164 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
30
Mediocre
72
Very Good

LG 49UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 16,194 owner and expert reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the LG 49UH5B is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all televisions is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 49UH5B of 48.5" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 55% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49UH5B does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 49UH5B is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The LG 49UH5B's thickness of only 38.1mm is in the thinnest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 49UH5B supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The LG 49UH5B supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 49UH5B is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Has a Child Lock

The LG 49UH5B has a child lock. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Has a DVI Port

The LG 49UH5B has a DVI port, unlike 97% of TVs which do not have a DVI port.

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Supports 24p

The LG 49UH5B supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has an Equalizer

The LG 49UH5B has an equalizer, unlike 94% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 49UH5B supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 49UH5B supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Televisions have display brightnesses of between 50 cd/m² and 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². The LG 49UH5B's display brightness of 500 cd/m² is in the brightest 4% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 49UH5B has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 96% of TVs do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports Parental Controls

The LG 49UH5B supports parental controls. 88% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 49UH5B in August 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of G, and the 49UH5B is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49UH5B is £164.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 49uh5b, lg p235377p, lg 49uh5bb, lg uh5b
Barcodes 00719192198456, 04053162983854, 08806087397840, 08806087397864, 08806087518849

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Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 49UH5B

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£19.06 cheaper to run
Larger display diagonal
6.5" larger display diagonal
More expensive to run over five years by 9%
£25.64 cheaper to run
22% smaller display diagonal

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