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LG 49UH661V

£480.00
49" 4K Direct-LED Flat Mar 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £93.17 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are good
Good product quality
Running costs are very low
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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The 49UH661 is in the cheapest 6% of all 473 TVs of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 49UH661 will cost only £94 over 5 years to run.


Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this LG TV rated this TV 85 out of 100 on average. 32 reviewers (79% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

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


Price

Price Has Gone Up by 29% (29%)

There was a cheaper price of £339 at London TVs Direct 46 days ago.Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 71% chance that the price will go up further. However the future is never certain and there remains a 29% chance that the price will actually go back down.

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Reasonably Priced

Two owners who bought it wrote that it was good value for money. A. Waterson wrote “Amazing for the price” in their review of this TV. Last year Amazon Customer mentioned on expert website Amazon “Great picture, great sound and great features and reasonable price!” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.


Design

Good Product Quality

Ten customers wrote that the product was good quality. Brenlu scored the product a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “Love this to, picture quality excellent”. Andyc69 said in their review of this TV “The picture quality is great”. Sheila M Fisher mentioned “Good picture quality” in her review of the LG 49UH661.

Easy to Use

Six owners reckoned that the LG 49UH661 was easy to setup. Sheila M Fisher gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote on expert review site Amazon last year “Easy to set up” in her review of this TV. Robbo59 said on expert review site Johnlewis.com “It does take some time to set up to get the best out of it” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Last year George Hatton mentioned “Arrived on time, simple to set up (even for me), picture” and rated it 5 stars out of 5.

Nice Design

Two owners thought it was good looking. Recycled Rabbit wrote “It's pretty good.” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Mr. John I. Chaplin said on expert review site Amazon “A beautiful piece of equipment which is lightening fast to respond” in his review of the LG 49UH661.


Features

Good Technical Features

Two owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good features. Jp85 wrote in April last year “All the smart features are clear and easy to use” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Nine people said in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Yfree0204 mentioned on expert review site Johnlewis.com “The picture & sound quality are good” in their review of this TV. Elanor wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “The sound is fantastic” in her review of this TV. Last year J. Cramp mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “The sound quality from the inbuilt speakers is also really good in my opinion” nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 3 stars out of 5.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was March 2016 when LG released the 49UH661.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers who bought it concluded that it was thin. Mr Kitler mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The build quality is excellent, specially the thin metallic bezel”. Amazon Customer said on expert website Amazon “At the front it is extremely slim”.

Quite Thick

The thinnest depth of TVs of a similar spec and age to this television is 17mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. The 49UH661 has a quite thick depth (77.2 millimeters) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 77.2mm thick televisions currently available including the LG 49UH650 (£490) which is cheaper.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Philips 43PUT6401 (77mm).

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Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The LG 49UH661 has an ECO mode. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an ECO mode.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 49UH661 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The 49UH661 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 49UH661 features local dimming. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than a year also feature local dimming.

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Display

Not 3D

The 49UH661 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Samsung UE48JU7000 (£429.99); or the 55W809CBU (£449), or the KD-55X8509 (£429.99) both from Sony.

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Good Picture Quality

Six people said in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality. Des02 gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Excellent picture quality, good sound”. Mr Kitler said “It produces great picture quality which is bright”.

49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inch TV.

We compared all the other 49" TVs to this TV and we think the LG 49UH650 (£490) which is cheaper; or the Hisense H49M3000 (£339) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Cello C50ANSMT (£387.97) (50") which is also cheaper.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 49UH661 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

We compared all the other TVs which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 49UH650 (£490) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

There are a number of other TVs which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to consider including the LG 50UH635 (£489), or the Philips 49PUS6501 (£489.97).

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Supports Bluetooth

The 49UH661 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 49UH661 supports Miracast. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 49UH661 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 49UH661 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 49UH661 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than a year also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The LG 49UH661 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 49UH661 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 49UH661 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Supports Internet TV

The 49UH661 supports internet TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that were released more than a year ago also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49UH661 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Smart TV.

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Product Identifiers

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LG 49UH661 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 49UH661 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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