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LG 49SM8600PUA
149SM8600PLA

LG 49SM8600PUA
96
Reviews
13 Reviews
85
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Popularity
Quite Popular
85
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Running Costs
$97 Over 5 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A positively reviewed and very economical to run 4K 49.2" TV, with a low price and a very good spec. It has a game mode and a smartphone remote app, features voice control and supports Wi-Fi. Purchasers report that this TV is.
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Features voice control
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
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263mm
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$97
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG 49SM8600PUA number 15 across all TVs.

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96
Reviews
86
Features
85
Value for Money
87
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 86?

owners report that it has great user reviews with 75% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.
This TV has running costs of $97 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Features voice control
Has a game mode
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a smartphone remote app

What is the Kagoo Score?

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Average Review Score

4.5 stars (13 reviews)

69%

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What Are People Saying About the LG 49SM8600PUA?

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Two People Thought This TV Was a Good Size

Two people thought that the LG 49SM8600 was a good size.

  • An excellent tv for the size. It's a shame they don't make OLED tvs less than 55 inches though...
    Davidc - Bestbuy.com 14 May 2019
  • ... a way to manually adjust the color. Too dark except in Vivid mode. It is a nice size and the sound even without a sound bar is not bad. Would actually ...
    Condo65 - Bestbuy.com 5 May 2019
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Features voice control
    Has a game mode
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a smartphone remote app
    Supports parental controls
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Supports screen mirroring
    Supports Bluetooth
    Supports Miracast
    Features USB recording
    Features local dimming
    Supports noise reduction
    Has a desktop stand included
    Has an ethernet port
    Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight
    Features extended PVR
    Three USB ports
    Very fast motion interpolation frequency
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    ok display diagonal
    4K
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Thick
    Not 3D
    ok Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the LG 49SM8600PLA of 49.2" is ok compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 38% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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    4K

    The highest resolution of the 49SM8600PLA is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of full hd. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

    4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The 49SM8600PLA does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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    Thick

    The 49SM8600PLA's thickness of 263mm is thicker than 97% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm.

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    Not 3D

    The 49SM8600PLA is not 3D, although keep in mind that 80% of televisions are also not 3D.

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    Features Voice Control
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    The LG 49SM8600PLA features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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    Has a Game Mode
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    The 49SM8600PLA has a game mode, which is unusual. 66% of televisions do not have a game mode.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The 49SM8600PLA supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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    Has a Smartphone Remote App
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    The 49SM8600PLA has a smartphone remote app, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not have a smartphone remote app.

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    Supports Parental Controls
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    The LG 49SM8600PLA supports parental controls. 86% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The LG 49SM8600PLA features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 80% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The LG 49SM8600PLA supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The 49SM8600PLA supports Bluetooth, unlike 79% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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    Supports Miracast
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    The 49SM8600PLA supports Miracast, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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    Features USB Recording
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    The LG 49SM8600PLA features USB recording, unlike 89% of televisions which do not feature USB recording.

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    Features Local Dimming
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    The 49SM8600PLA features local dimming, unlike 78% of televisions which do not feature local dimming.

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    Supports Noise Reduction
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    The 49SM8600PLA supports noise reduction, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support noise reduction.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The 49SM8600PLA has a desktop stand included. 55% of TVs do not have a desktop stand included.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The 49SM8600PLA has an ethernet port. 65% of TVs also have an ethernet port.

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    Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

    The 49SM8600PLA features Adaptive Dimming Backlight. 98% of televisions do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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    Features Extended PVR

    The 49SM8600PLA features extended PVR, unlike 85% of televisions which do not feature extended PVR.

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    Three USB Ports
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    The 49SM8600PLA is a three USB port TV. Most of the other televisions only have between one and two USB ports.

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    Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

    The motion interpolation frequency of the LG 49SM8600PLA of 3,300Hz is very fast compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 99% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all televisions is 420Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 4,300Hz.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The 49SM8600PLA supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 98% of televisions do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the LG 49SM8600PUA, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    High End Good Value for Money

    LG 49SM8600PUA
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $526.00 it is still in the cheapest 47% of TVs.

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    Value for Money of Similar TVs

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    Running Costs

    LG 49SM8600PUA Running Costs

    The average running cost of the 49SM8600PUA is $97 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $95
    Electricity cost when on standby $3
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    $97
    Total running cost over 5 years
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    0.54T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.54 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
    14
    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    LG 49SM8600PUA Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Clear Motion Rate (CMR)
    LED Backlighting Type
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Frequency
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Aspect Ratio
    PQI (Picture Quality Index)
    Display Refresh Rate Supported
    Native Refresh Rate
    Audio
    Sound Effects
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio System
    Dolby Technology
    Sound Modes
    Audio Decoders
    Speaker
    Smart TV
    Internet TV
    Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
    Screen Mirroring
    Network Streaming Services
    Smart TV
    Music Apps
    Operating System Installed
    App Store
    Other Features
    Platform
    Display Type
    USB Port
    HDMI
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Sound Enhancement Technology
    Speakers
    Picture Enhancement
    Audio Power
    Processor Cores
    Audio Output
    Material
    Dimensions (WxHxD)
    Resolution
    Surround Modes
    Motion Enhancer
    Digital TV Tuner
    Weight (Without Stand)
    Built-in Processor
    Auto Digital Tuning
    Output Power
    Bezel Width
    Design
    Wall Mountable
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Annual Energy Consumption
    AC Input Voltage
    Energy Saving Mode
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Certification
    TV Tuner
    Tuner Type
    Digital Signal Format System
    Tuner
    Performance
    DVD Player
    Parental Controls
    Smartphone Remote App
    Game Mode
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Local Dimming
    USB Recording
    Extended PVR
    Noise Reduction
    Subtitles
    Adaptive Dimming Backlight
    Audio Formats Supported
    Teletext Function
    Teletext
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
    4K Ultra HD Upscaling
    Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Ethernet Port
    Miracast
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Web Browser
    Bluetooth Version
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    Voice Control
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Number of OSD Languages
    Programming Period
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Width (Without Stand)
    Depth (Without Stand)
    Height (Without Stand)
    Ports & Interfaces
    Common Interface (CI) Slot
    DVI Port
    PC in (D-Sub) Port
    Headphone Outputs
    Common Interface Plus (CI+)
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Version
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
    RF Connector Type
    Technical Details
    Dolby Technologies
    Smart TV Features
    Smart TV & Apps
    TV Tuner
    HDMI Connection
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH) (Without Base)
    Built-in WiFi
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Desktop Stand Included
    Package Height
    Handheld Remote Control
    Package Width
    Package Type
    Batteries Included
    Battery Type
    Cables Included
    Quick Start Guide
    Number of Batteries Supported
    Interface Adapters Included
    Special Features
    LG ThinQ AI
    Gallery Mode
    Features
    Smart Assistant Compatibility
    Built-In Chromecast

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    149sm8600pla

    Barcodes

     08806098383207

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