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LG 49LF5100

LG 49LF5100

49" Direct-LED Flat Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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5 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We calculated the average ratings for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG mid-size TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of this spec and age.

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Two RF Ports

The 49LF5100 has more RF ports than most of the TVs of this spec and age. This LG TV is a two RF port TV compared to most of the mid-size TVs that were released one year ago which only have one RF port.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The 49LF5100 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 49LF5100. The audio formats "AAC", "HAAC", "PCM" and "EAC3" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The 49LF5100 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that were released more than a year ago. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of this spec and age. The smart modes "Vivid", "Sports", "Cinema", "Energy saving" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other televisions of this type and age support smart TV features, however the 49LF5100 does not support smart TV features.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also support smart TV features including the Sony KDL-48R553[plb_2796463_price], or the LG 32LF5809[plb_3173938_price].

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 49LF5100 do not have a WiFi connection. The LG 49LF5100 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Sony KDL-48R553[plb_2796463_price], or the LG 32LF5809[plb_3173938_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

Most comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 49LF5100 are not 3D compatible. The 49LF5100 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the LG 32LF650[plb_2898998_price], or the Sony KDL-43W805[plb_2803097_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year, the 49LF5100 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only One HDMI Port

The 49LF5100 is a one HDMI port television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49LF5100 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

At only 10 Watts, the LG 49LF5100 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 49LF5100. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this type and age is 5W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W.

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Fairly Thick

Mid-size TVs that were released more than a year ago have thicknesses of between 7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm. With a thickness of 81.5 millimeters, the 49LF5100 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 49LF5100.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the 32PHK4200/12[pl_2817661_price] (77mm and cheaper), the 40PFH4100[pl_2783305_price] (77mm and cheaper), or the 40HFL5010[pl_2940220_price] (77mm and cheaper) all from Philips.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 49LF5100

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

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LED Backlighting Type
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
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Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
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Sleep Timer
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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
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Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 15 November 2015 by Doug

I don't usually write reviews, but this tv impressed me, I bought it for my father inlaw as he did not need anything fancy with a lot of inputs, smart tv or anything like that so I thought it... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $54.60
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $55.98
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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

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$ 289.99
Two HDMI Ports
One More USB 2.0 Port
38% Higher RMS Rated Power
Thinner
Only One RF Port
$18.24 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
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