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LG 49LF5500
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LG 49LF5500

48.5" 60Hz Flat Feb 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 6,043 expert and user reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Supports One Image Format

The 49LF5500 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this TV.

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Supports One Audio Format

The 49LF5500 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 49LF5500 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 49LF5500 which support smart TV features.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49LF5500 do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 49LF5500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 49LF5500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 49LF5500 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 49LF5500, the 49LF5500 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49LF5500 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

When compared to other TVs of this age and type that we have assessed the RMS rated power of, the 49LF5500's RMS rated power of only 10 Watts is one of the lowest. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 49LF5500 is 20W.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

TVs of a similar age and type to the 49LF5500 have annual energy consumptions of between 26kWh and 160kWh. At 82 kilowatt hours, the LG 49LF5500 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 49LF5500.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 49LF5500, the 49LF5500's weight of 13.2 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 49LF5500 have weights of between 3.6kg and 18kg, and the average weight is 8kg.

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Only One RF Port

The LG 49LF5500 is a one RF port TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 49LF5500 have one RF port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 49LF5500

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 49LF5500.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago. 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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Average Refresh Rate

The 49LF5500 has a relatively standard refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 49LF5500.

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Average Thickness

At 55.88 millimeters, the 49LF5500 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 49LF5500.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details

User Reviews

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Reviewed 12 November 2015 by Pavel
Pavel would recommend the LG 49LF5500 (Verified Purchase)

Nice, thin TV with a stand. The only downside is that the only audio output option is the optical digital audio out, so if you've got a bunch of other cables, you'll need to buy an adaptor...

Reviewed 8 October 2015 by Al
Al would recommend the LG 49LF5500 (Verified Purchase)

Great service, TV was just what we expected, Good price, Very satisfied...

Easy To Set Up
Energy Efficient
Good Remote Control
Great Picture Quality
Great Sound Quality

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 49lf5500
Barcodes 00719192597099, 08806087253672

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