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LG 49UH5B

A 48.5 inch 4K TV with good features
48.5" 4K No No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 49UH5B Review

With good features, we have ranked the LG 49UH5B number 191 in 4K TVs.
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Good Features
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45
$131 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
46
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 47?

At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of $131 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

LG 49UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Features

4K

4K

The LG 49UH5B has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all televisions the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Average Display Diagonal

The LG 49UH5B's display diagonal of 48.5" is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 49UH5B does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 49UH5B is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the LG 49UH5B of only 38.1mm is in the thinnest 15% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 49UH5B supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Parental Controls

The LG 49UH5B supports parental controls, unlike 89% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Has an Equalizer

The LG 49UH5B has an equalizer, unlike 94% of televisions which do not have an equalizer.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 49UH5B has a card reader integrated. 96% of televisions do not have a card reader integrated.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The LG 49UH5B's display brightness of 500 cd/m² is quite bright compared to most other TVs. It is in the brightest 5% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 49UH5B supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The LG 49UH5B supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 49UH5B supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of televisions which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports 24p

The LG 49UH5B supports 24p, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Has a Child Lock

The LG 49UH5B has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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Has a DVI Port

The LG 49UH5B has a DVI port, which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not have a DVI port.

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 49UH5B is Energy Star certified, unlike 84% of televisions which are not Energy Star certified.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The 49UH5B is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49UH5B is $131.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 49uh5b4k
Barcodes 00719192198456, 08806087397840, 08806087397864, 08806087518849

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 49UH5B

26% larger display diagonal
20.4mm thicker
Hugely higher RMS rated power
Six loudspeakers
38% larger display diagonal
More expensive to run over five years by 181%

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