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LG 49LF5100

49" Full HD Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date $57.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG has good TV reviews
Does not have good technical guidance
Does not have good sound quality

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Reviews

LG Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 8,960 expert and user reviews (including 911 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range. 97% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it had good features. An anonymous author said “The set-up was super easy and the features are great” and gave the product a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Stand

Two owners said in their reviews that the product had a good stand. Five years ago Tigerdirect.com said “Easy stand installation”.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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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Good Colour Saturation

Two people who reviewed the LG 49LF5100 considered that it had good picture quality. Doug wrote on Tigerdirect.com “The clarity was truly remarkable for the price” in his review of this TV.

One customer who reviewed this TV considered that it had good colour saturation. Tigerdirect.com mentioned five years ago “This IPSS monitor is super crisp and clear with colors that really pop” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

One owner who reviewed the product considered that it had a good refresh rate. Doug gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Tigerdirect.com “It totally surprised me! The picture was crisp and clear and the refresh rate that I thought might be a issue wasn't at all”.

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Not 3D

The 49LF5100 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-50W809 which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than a year ago, the LG 49LF5100 does not feature OLED technology.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

One person considered that it was compact. Tigerdirect.com said “Small, compact”.


Design

Good Looking

Three people who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking. Tigerdirect.com said “BIOS navigation is super easy and beautiful in both easy” . Tigerdirect.com also wrote “Very stylish with its red plating” in their review. Tigerdirect.com also wrote “Has a beautiful screen” in their review.

Reliable

Two customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was reliable. Tigerdirect.com mentioned “Supermicro server roots and reliability in a smaller, lower cost option”. Tigerdirect.com also mentioned “Reliable manufacturer (WD merged with Sandisk a few months ago” in their review.

One person who reviewed the product reckoned that it was strong and durable. Tigerdirect.com gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Very sturdy stand” in their review of this TV.

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Easy to Use

Three owners who bought the product said that it was easy to use. Tigerdirect.com wrote in their review of the LG 49LF5100 “The tuning software is simple to use”. Tigerdirect.com also said “Lots of control options and easy to access control buttons (under lower right side” in their review. Tigerdirect.com also wrote “Almost counter intuitively” in their review.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. Tigerdirect.com rated this TV a maximum of 5 stars and mentioned “Easy to assemble - no tools required”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Five years ago Tigerdirect.com said in their review of this TV “Easy to set up also - I just turned down the brightness some since it is in a dim room”.

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Performance

Supports 24p Support

The 49LF5100 supports 24p support. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also support 24p support.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The 49LF5100 has a common interface (CI), unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than a year which do not have a common interface (CI).

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Networking

Has an Ethernet Port

The 49LF5100 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have an ethernet port.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 49LF5100 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television which support Wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the Hisense H49M2600, or the Philips 40PFH5300 which is also cheaper.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 49LF5100 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Support

Does Not Have Good Technical Guidance

Two people who bought the LG 49LF5100 concluded that it did not have good technical guidance. Five years ago Tigerdirect.com mentioned in their review of this TV “The biggest problem I still have with the board is the lack of a manual detailing the BIOS settings” however they gave it a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Audio

Does Not Have Good Sound Quality

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Tigerdirect.com said “No built in speakers”.

Very Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV is 5W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 22W. With an RMS rated power of only 10 Watts, the 49LF5100 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

LG released the 49LF5100 in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 49lf5100v, lg 49lf5100
Barcodes 00719192599734, 08806087537994

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$ 889.99 $0.00
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One More USB 2.0 Port
Higher RMS Rated Power
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Sony KDL-48R510 vs LG 49LF5100

Sony KDL-48R510 vs LG 49LF5100
Sony KDL-48R510 LG 49LF5100
$ 378.00 $0.00
Two HDMI Ports
One More USB 2.0 Port
Higher RMS Rated Power
26% Thinner
Only One RF Port
Higher Running Costs Over Five Years by $39.07
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