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LG 49LW540

LG 49LW540S

49" 1200:1 Flat May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
The LW540S includes a built-in TV tuner to broadcast TV programs and deliver advertisements simultaneously.This affordable solution allows you to create content and manage the displays using the... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 6,328 expert and owner reviews for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Only Released Seven Months Ago

LG only released the 49LW540 seven months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 49LW540 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 49LW540 also have a WiFi connection.

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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 are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

Most mid-size TVs that came out in the last year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the LG 49LW540 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The 49LW540 has a greater number of audio formats than most recently released mid-size TVs. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "HE-AAC" and "LPCM" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released in the last year.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 49LW540 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for the last year also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year are not 3D compatible. The LG 49LW540 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 49LW540 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 49LW540 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the LG 49LW540 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 49LW540.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49LW540 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other new mid-size TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One HDMI Port

The 49LW540 is a one HDMI port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49LW540 have between one and three HDMI ports.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The number of video formats supported by the 49LW540 is more than most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This television supports a DIVX HD video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by new televisions.

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Heavy

The weights of new mid-size TVs range from 1kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 8.2kg. The LG 49LW540 is one of the heavier new TVs (12 kilograms) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Only One RF Port

Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 49LW540 have between one and two RF ports, including the 49LW540 which has one RF port.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 49LW540

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been around for the last year. 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 Thickness

With a thickness of 71 millimeters, the 49LW540 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 49LW540.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Remote (IR) Output
Audio (L,R) Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Management Features
Auto Power Off
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Technical Details
RF Input

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Electricity cost when switched on $56.60
Electricity cost when on standby $2.24
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Total running cost over 5 years $58.84
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg lw540, lg lw540s, lg 49lw540, lg 49lw540s
Barcodes 00719192200258, 00719192200371, 08806087756340

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