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LG 50LF652V

£499.00
50" Full HD Direct-LED Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date £112.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good expert reviews
Good high def TV
Good connectivity
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Reasonably Priced

A number of LG 50LF652 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer said in their review of the LG 50LF652 “A great TV for the price” . Amazonfan6 wrote “A great TV at a wonderful price” and scored the product very highly. Amazonfan6 also said “Do not hesitate to buy one if you are in the market for an excellent TV at a great price”.

Nine people wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer mentioned “Bargain 42" TV”. Buzz Lightyear mentioned “Also the LG 3D system is passive, so glasses are universal, cheap and don't give you a headache” in their LG 50LF652 review. Last year Crotcheteer wrote on Amazon “Excellent well featured television for a bargain price” in their review.

One customer who bought it considered that it was cheap.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Thirty-one customers who reviewed it agreed that it had good sound quality. A. Skudder rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of the LG 50LF652 on Amazon two years ago “The sound is a lot better than on my other TV”. A. Skudder also wrote “The TV speakers are good enough, which is very often not the case”. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Sound is really good” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.


Design

Robust

Some LG 50LF652 reviewers who reviewed it mentioned that it was well made. Colin Slater gave it a score of 5 stars and he said “It has a satellite tuner built in, didn't notice that in the reviews”. Crotcheteer wrote on Amazon “Build quality is reasonable and set up totally easy” in their review of the LG 50LF652. Last year Ewen B mentioned in their review on Amazon “Has a built in tuner for both Freeview”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Hannah Harris mentioned in her review of this TV “TVs arrived and the screen is broke!” but she gave the product a score of 1 stars. One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 50LF652 was strong and durable. Louise Dignam said “The base is sturdy”.

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Easy to Use

Some LG 50LF652 reviewers who purchased the product considered that it was easy to setup. A. Kirk wrote “A great TV, very simple to setup - walks you through it step by step -” in their review. A. Skudder said in their review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “Easy to set up and use”. In January last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Films look great! Easy to set up” in their review and scored this TV 5 stars.

Twelve people wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to use. Ewen B wrote in their review of the LG 50LF652 on Amazon “TV has plenty of smart TV options, which are very easy to use” and gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100. Hassan said in his review of this TV on Amazon “It very handy for browsing through the menus”. In January last year Hawkman rated this TV 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the LG 50LF652 on Amazon “Outstanding WebOS smart TV software, that's easier to use and much more attractive than any other smart TV platform”.

Several LG 50LF652 reviewers reckoned that it had a good interface. Hawkman gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned in January last year “Generally sensible interface choices that mean most tasks take fewer button presses than on many comparable TVs” in their LG 50LF652 review. Shadwuk mentioned “The interface is fast, faster than my other tv intact, probably due to a more modern processor”. Simon gave the product a score of 5 stars and he said last year “The interface is pretty responsive, though not quite as instant as I would have preferred.” in his review of the LG 50LF652.

Three LG 50LF652 owners reckoned that the product was easy to use the menus. Last year K. Jones wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Requires you to enter advanced settings”.

A few people agreed that this TV had a good experience. Two years ago Keith Mace said in his LG 50LF652 review “Picture and 3D experience excellent” and scored it very highly. Paolo Iannotti rated it 80 out of 100 and wrote in their LG 50LF652 review on Amazon also two years ago “Brilliant tv, excellent audio and stunning 3d experience”.

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Nice Design

Some people said in their reviews that the product was good looking. A. Kirk scored it 5 stars and said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Elegant, great colour”. A. Kirk also mentioned “The colour is great, 3D is good, tv is very light and elegant - easy to assemble the stand - WebOS2 is great”. A. Skudder gave the product an excellent rating and wrote on Amazon “The base is beautiful, heavy and shiney” in their review of the LG 50LF652.

Several LG 50LF652 reviewers who bought it mentioned that it was a good design. Jpfa mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “What is a surprise is the massive difference in design and build quality”. Sandipanee S. mentioned “The picture clarity, sound, 3D, usability, Apps, webos, design, everything is just awesome” in their review of the LG 50LF652. Simon mentioned on Amazon “Well featured with decent quality in it's design” in his LG 50LF652 review.

A few people who purchased this TV reckoned that it was aesthetic. Davecivils said two years ago “All have very good picture quality and aesthetically sit nicely in their respective” . One person who purchased the product considered that it had a good case.

One person considered that the product was smooth.

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Good Product Quality

Several LG 50LF652 reviewers said in their reviews that it was good quality. In January last year Amazon Customer wrote in their review “Great value on a excellent TV picture quality is outstanding”. Two years ago Andy L wrote “The TV is fantastic the quality is amazing” in his review of the LG 50LF652. Last year Buzz Lightyear said in their review “If you are looking for a quality 42" LED TV” but in spite of that they gave it a score of 3 stars.


Reviews

Good Expert Reviews

This LG television received an expert rating of 80% from Cnetfrance.fr.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, 50LF652 owners rated this TV as fantastic. 87 reviewers (76% of all reviewers) gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 939 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 97% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

A number of people concluded that it had good technical guidance. Buzz Lightyear wrote “I have now been in touch with the excellent LG Technical Help Centre, because if this is "Normal" then I would steer well clear of this TV” in their review of this TV. Gary E Clayton said on Amazon “Well happy with purchase, very easy guide to set up” and rated it 5 stars. Kevin Andrew Bent wrote “They bent over backwards to help me, excellent service” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.


Features

Good Remote Control

Fourteen customers mentioned in their reviews that the LG 50LF652 had a good remote control. Two years ago A. Skudder scored the product very highly and mentioned in their review of the LG 50LF652 on Amazon “This TV is compatible with the LG 'magic remote'.”. Last year Bobhw scored it very highly and said in their LG 50LF652 review on Amazon “Just wish LG had shipped a 'Magic Remote' with this TV”. Crotcheteer said on Amazon “Especially with the excellent optional magic remote which is well worth the extra money”.

Good Technical Features

A few LG 50LF652 owners mentioned in their reviews that it had good features. Jpfa mentioned “Naturally technology moves forward, so it is no surprise that the lg has better picture quality and more advanced features” in their review of this TV. Jpfa also wrote “There are plenty of features that I'm yet to explore properly”. Kurtis wrote on Amazon two years ago “Over the moon with this TV! Well worth the money! Brilliant picture! Easy to use, smart features are brilliant too! I would definitely recommend to anyone” in his LG 50LF652 review.

Good Stand

One LG 50LF652 reviewer who reviewed this TV thought it had a good stand.

Not Good for Wall Mounting

One person who purchased this TV concluded that it was not good for wall mounting.


Power

Good Battery Life

One LG 50LF652 reviewer who reviewed the LG 50LF652 considered that it had a good battery life. Maria Spalatelu said “Tv is great, very good sound for a tv, great 3D, no battery glasses, no buttons to connect them, just put them on” in his review of the LG 50LF652.


Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

Several customers thought it had good apps. A. Skudder said two years ago “The TV has apps installed for Youtube, BBC iPlayer” in their review of the LG 50LF652. Carlryds mentioned in their LG 50LF652 review “Really good TV and has all the Apps you need”. Greg mentioned on Amazon “In terms of Apps they are quite useful” and gave the LG 50LF652 a rating of 4 stars.

Two people who purchased it wrote that it had great smart functions.

A number of LG 50LF652 reviewers who bought the LG 50LF652 mentioned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. In January last year Crotcheteer rated it 5 stars and mentioned “Performance that is satisfying and enjoyable with freeview, streaming, dvd, bluray”.

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching on demand TV. Jpfa scored it very highly and mentioned “The system controls everything, from switching HDMI inputs to using one of the several content providers installed (Netflix, Amazon Instant Video” in their review of this TV.

One LG 50LF652 reviewer who bought it considered that it was good for watching YouTube on. Jpfa scored this TV 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “WebOS has YouTube installed.” in their review of this TV.

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Good Connectivity

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was able to connect to the internet. Crotcheteer scored it 5 stars and wrote in their LG 50LF652 review on Amazon “Good range of Internet TV”. Louise Dignam mentioned “I think this a awesome tv easy to set up, easy to use on internet and a awesome picture looks good on a black tv stand” in her LG 50LF652 review. Mick said in their review “Internet connection great, set up easy would definitely recommend”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that it was wifi compatible. Last year Brian a Hodgson said “Easy to set up, WI>FI connection to router good” and gave the LG 50LF652 a score of 5 stars. Shadwuk said in their LG 50LF652 review on Amazon “The Wifi is great and has never dropped out”.

One LG 50LF652 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was good in terms of connectivity. Simon mentioned in his review on Amazon “Connectivity is good enough, not class leading by any stretch, as it only has the 3 HDMI inputs (1x ARC enabled)”.

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Supports Timeshift

The 50LF652 supports timeshift. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The 50LF652 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of people who purchased the LG 50LF652 thought it was thin. Greg said on Amazon “Aesthetically the TV is a work of art, with a super thin rim it looks great”. Shadwuk wrote on Amazon “The TV itself was nice and slim” in their review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was thick. Colin Slater wrote two years ago “Beautiful picture, sound is pretty good considering the thickness of the TV” in his review of the LG 50LF652. One person thought it was compact. Two years ago Keith Mace rated the product 5 stars and he said in his review “Compact casing”.

One customer wrote that this TV was a good depth. Kirsten mentioned on Amazon last year “Picture quality is great and has good depth and colour range”.

One LG 50LF652 reviewer considered that it was heavy and bulky. P. Lee mentioned in their LG 50LF652 review two years ago “Is thin, not too heavy and stylish”.

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Average Depth

At 54.5 millimeters, the 50LF652 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

We compared all the other 54.5mm thick TVs to this TV and we think the LG 42LF652 (£398.99) which is cheaper is also worth considering.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the LG 47LB650 (£567.29) (54.5mm).

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Display

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of LG 50LF652 reviewers who bought it concluded that it had a good 3D picture quality. Amazon Customer wrote last year “Tv and 3d is top notch” in their review of this TV and gave it a very good review score. In the same month Amazonfan6 said on Amazon “One of the Best HD, 3D TV's on the market today!”. Amazonfan6 also wrote “The 3D is good, not that I use it often! The HD TV is superb, I prefer this size TV as it is for the bedroom rather than lounge”.

Good Picture Quality

Fifteen people mentioned that the LG 50LF652 had good picture quality. Electronicogeek123 said in their review of this TV “Picture quality excellent! If you are techno minded then its probably”. Greg scored it 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “The picture quality is excellent, I like that it has an optical sound output so my 5.1 system works brilliantly with it”. J.d. Le Marinel mentioned in her review of the LG 50LF652 “Excellent picture quality” and rated this TV 5 stars.

Several customers who reviewed the product said that it had good colour saturation. Shadwuk mentioned on Amazon “I went to calibrate it and was surprised to find all the colours almost exactly accurate to what they should be”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that the LG 50LF652 was good for watching standard definition TV. Kevin Andrew Bent said on Amazon “On standard definition it's just ok.”.

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Good High Def TV

A few people who reviewed it agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Amazon Customer said in their LG 50LF652 review on Amazon “HD wasn't as good as the old plasma”. Amazon Customer also said “Viewing both SD and HD is better than my old Plasma”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Colours are great, HD is much better than my previous full HD telly”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this type and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this television, the LG 50LF652 does not feature OLED technology.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 50LF652 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 50LF652 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (900 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 50" TVs and we think the Panasonic TX-50CS520 (£599), and the Samsung UE50H6200 (£499.98) both of which have better reviews; or the Sony KDL-50W756 (£419.99) which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Energy

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+, and the average running cost of the 50LF652 is £113 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 televisions that were launched more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG TV was released in March 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 50LF652 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the Samsung UE50H6200 (£499.98), or the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79) which both of have better reviews.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to look at including the Sony KDL-50W755 (£499).

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Supports Bluetooth

The 50LF652 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Miracast

The 50LF652 supports Miracast. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 50LF652 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 50LF652 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 50LF652 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Supports 24p

The 50LF652 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support 24p.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other televisions of this spec and age, the LG 50LF652 does not feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 50LF652 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 50LF652 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 50LF652 has a RoHS compliant. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years also have a RoHS compliant.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 50LF652 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 50LF652 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 50LF652 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 50LF652 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 50lf652v, lg electronics 50lf652v, lg 50lf652v
Barcodes 00635131626968, 05054629739013, 08806087359688, 08806087359725, 08806087359749, 08806087359787, 08806087359831

LG 50LF652 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 50LF652 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 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 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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