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LG 49LX540

LG 49LX540

49" 120Hz Edge-LED Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
DELIVER YOUR MESSAGES WHILE BROADCASTING LIVE CHANNELS SIMULTANEOUSLY. AN AFFORDABLE ALL-IN-ONE DISPLAY SOLUTION No need to purchase any additional hardware or software. SIMPLE CONNECTIVITY Needs... More
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10 Reasons For

LG Has Good Television Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast Refresh Rate

At 120 hertz, the 49LX540 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. The refresh rates of mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49LX540 range from 50Hz to 800Hz, and the average refresh rate is 110Hz.

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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 mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions of this age and type the RMS rated power range from 5W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 49LX540 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released one year ago.

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Has Six Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the 49LX540 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 49LX540. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "News", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

The LG 49LX540 is a two USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Seventeen Video Formats

supports seventeen video formats

The 49LX540 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "DIVX", "M2TS", "M4V", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "MTS", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year the display brightnesses range from 180 cd/m² to 1,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 290 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the LG 49LX540 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 49LX540.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The 49LX540 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 49LX540. The audio formats "AAC", "M4A" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Thin

Televisions of a comparable type and age to the 49LX540 have thicknesses of between 7mm and 100mm. At only 38 millimeters, the LG 49LX540 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 49LX540.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-42AS600[plb_2197504_price] (53mm), or the Toshiba 40L1534[plb_2824703_price] (27mm) which is also cheaper.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 49LX540 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age.

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV features to this television and we think the UE48J5510[pl_2865727_price], or the UE48J6300[pl_2824299_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-43W755[plb_2803094_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 49LX540 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 49LX540 also do not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the UE48J6300[pl_2824299_price], or the UE48J5510[pl_2865727_price] both from Samsung or the Sony KDL-43W755[plb_2803094_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that were released around the same time as the 49LX540 are not 3D compatible. The LG 49LX540 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Samsung UE40H6400[plb_3766566_price], or the Philips 40PFT6510[plb_2860929_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 49LX540, the LG 49LX540 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 49LX540 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the 49LX540. The image formats "BMP" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the 49LX540 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Energy saving are also found on this LG TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49LX540 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

The LG 49LX540 is a one RF port television. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 49LX540 have one RF port.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year that we have assessed, the weight of the 49LX540 of 17.6 kilograms is one of the heaviest. Similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 49LX540 have weights of between 3.6kg and 18kg.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago the response times range from 4ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.5ms. The LG 49LX540 has one of the slower response times (9 milliseconds) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 49LX540

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it. 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Audio in Port
CardBus PCMCIA Slot Type
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Built-In Camera
Cable Lock Slot
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Other Features
Picture Processing Engine

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Electricity cost when switched on $51.76
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $54.10
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49lx540, lg 49lx540s, lg 1920x1080, code 49lx540, code 49lx540s, hpdellapple 49lx540, hpdellapple 49lx540s, lg electronics 49lx540, lg electronics 49lx540s, lg electronics 1920x1080
Barcodes 00719192197046, 08806087302493, 08806087302516

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