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LG 49UH8509

49" 4K Edge-LED May 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date £137.64 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
3D

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 2,455 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 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 OK

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 49UH8509 is £138, which is typical compared to the other 415 new 4K and 8K TVs.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

This LG TV has been on the market since May 2016.


Performance

Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The LG 49UH8509 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year.

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 49UH8509 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television also feature local dimming.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 49UH8509 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE78HU8500.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 49UH8509 supports Miracast. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 49UH8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other recently released TVs.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 49UH8509 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 49UH8509 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 49UH8509 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Audio

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of new comparable spec TVs is 6W and the highest is 120W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the LG 49UH8509 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 49UH8509 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 49UH8509 supports timeshift. Most of the other new similar spec TVs also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The 49UH8509 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions that were launched in the last 12 months also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 49UH8509 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The average depth of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year is 64mm. With a depth of only 51.5 millimeters, the 49UH8509 has one of the thinner depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 51.5mm thick TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 55UH850 (£549.99).

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the UE49KS9090 (52mm), or the UE65JU6000 (£799.99) (51.4mm) both from Samsung.

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Display

49 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 49 inches television.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 49" televisions currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE49KS8000.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the UA50KU6000 (50"), or the UN50KU6000 (£480) (50") both from Samsung or the Hisense H50M5500 (£499) (50").

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 49uh8509
Barcodes 08806087643244

LG 49UH8509 Review Sources

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Other TVs to Consider

Samsung UE49KS9000 vs LG 49UH8509

Samsung UE49KS9000 vs LG 49UH8509
Samsung UE49KS9000 LG 49UH8509
£ 729.99 £0.00
Two Point One More Loudspeakers
Energy Efficiency Rating is Superior
34% Higher RMS Rated Power
One More USB 2.0 Port
Only One RF Port
£168.64 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years

Philips 43PUT6401 vs LG 49UH8509

Philips 43PUT6401 vs LG 49UH8509
Philips 43PUT6401 LG 49UH8509
£ 503.52 £0.00
69% Lighter
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
Three USB 2.0 Ports
£28.45 Cheaper to Run
20W Lower RMS Rated Power
One Less RF Port

Philips 32PFS6401 vs LG 49UH8509

Philips 32PFS6401 vs LG 49UH8509
Philips 32PFS6401 LG 49UH8509
£ 329.00 £0.00
£81.33 Cheaper to Run
Lighter
Two Times Lower Annual Energy Consumption
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
Significantly Lower RMS Rated Power
17" Smaller Screen Size
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