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LG 49UH610A

49" Direct-LED Flat Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
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22 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this television rated it as excellent.

Good Product Quality

Fourteen LG 49UH610 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Aor_jim gave the product a rating of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV on Amazon “This TV was built to replace a very old Toshiba 47" 720p model - and the difference shows - picture quality is much better, much lower power consumption”. Aor_jim also said “Picture & Sound Quality - a great improvement on the old TV even for SD sources, don't have access to any 4k yet”. Benjamin gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon this month “So to get the best out of this screen a little adjustment may be desired, with that the picture quality can be very good”.

Good High Def TV

Several LG 49UH610 owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. A. Rose mentioned on Amazon this year “The HD pictures give great detail and really show the TV off”. Aor_jim said on Amazon “Review of 43UH61 Model (4k Ultra HD Smart Model) - Great Picture & Functionality”. In December this year Cbm Sharp mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “It replaced my Phillips Full HD LCD 32 inch TV which cost me over £800 some years ago” and scored this TV 4 stars.

Smart TV Features Are Good

Several customers who bought this TV wrote that it was good for watching on demand TV. Cbm Sharp said on Amazon in December this year “Also BBC iPlayer programs look fantastic as do Amazon prime shows including the UHD prime TV shows (not that there are many) Note”. Neil Pitman mentioned in his LG 49UH610 review on Amazon “Good tv at the Amazon Prime Day price of £399.99”.

A few people who purchased it thought it was good for watching Freeview TV.

Two LG 49UH610 reviewers said in their reviews that the LG 49UH610 had great smart functions. A few weeks ago Neil Pitman gave it a rating of 4 stars and he wrote in his review of the LG 49UH610 “+ Price for a fully featured 4K DSR was very low + Picture quality is great (once you get there) + Lots of nice smart functions + Frame is good for the price + OS”.

Several LG 49UH610 owners who bought the product considered that it was good for watching TV catchup services. Tallpete33 mentioned in their review of this TV “Amazon Video, NetFlix, You Tube, Now TV, Google Play, BBC iPlayer, Wuaki and all easy to get to simply by pressing the home button”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps. In December Aor_jim said on Amazon “Functionality Good range of smart functionality - tried the BBC and Amazon apps and they work fine” in their review. One customer wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching YouTube on. This month Neil Pitman he mentioned “My only real gripe is with youtube support; there is no dedicated youtube app” in his review of the LG 49UH610.

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Good Picture Quality

A few customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. This month Benjamin scored the LG 49UH610 5 stars and he wrote “Good to very good picture quality and reasonably good” in his review. In the same month D. Stadtmüller gave it a very good rating and mentioned “The sound and picture quality is fantastic”. J.b. mentioned on Amazon “What you'll notice first is the fantastic picture quality especially in HD”.

One LG 49UH610 reviewer who purchased it thought it was good for playing games on. Amazon Customer scored the product 5 stars and said in their review of this TV a few weeks ago “Great picture for gaming”.

One LG 49UH610 owner mentioned in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. This year Mr. B. R. Good wrote on Amazon “According to LG "a dynamic range on display that is closer to the huge range of colours and shades that your eye can process” in their review of the LG 49UH610.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers reckoned that it was easy to use. A. Rose said in their review of this TV on Amazon this year “This gives a clean interface that is generally easy to use”. Tallpete33 said on Amazon “Left it at that! The menus are generally easy to use and very easy on the eyes, I’m yet to look at the manual” in their review of the LG 49UH610. Tallpete33 also mentioned “SMART STUFF It’s all pretty well covered here and easy to use thanks to the excellent WebOS”.

Several customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to setup.

A number of people said in their reviews that the LG 49UH610 had a good interface. A. Rose mentioned “Interface is better suited to the 'wand' style LG remotes” in their review of this TV and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. J. Last wrote in their review of this TV this month “Fell in love with the LG interface when we stayed at a brand new hotel in Vietnam a few months back”. J. Last also wrote “Interface is snazzy and sharp”.

A number of people who bought it considered that it had a good experience. Mr. B. R. Good mentioned on Amazon in December this year “The addition of ULTRA Surround sound technology maximizes the 4K viewing experience." I agree”.

A number of LG 49UH610 owners who bought this TV concluded that it was easy to use the menus. In December Cbm Sharp mentioned “There are a lot of settings and there's no instructions so you really need to spend a day fiddling” in their review of the LG 49UH610 and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. J.b. wrote this year “It has straightforward menus (plus some more menus for fine tuning etc” in their LG 49UH610 review. Neil Pitman said “If this is something you'd rather not worry about then I'd look elsewhere! Most of the problems seemed to stem from the advanced picture settings (as usual” in his review of this TV and gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Good Size

Several people who reviewed the product reckoned that it was thin. Cbm Sharp said this year “It has a slim bezel and although its 43 inch, in reality its not much bigger than my Phillip's 32 inch” in their review of the LG 49UH610. Mrs Christine Benham wrote in her review of this TV “The LG has a very narrow trim so you have more screen for the 43" inch”.

A few customers who purchased the LG 49UH610 thought it was easy to carry around. Mr. B. R. Good scored it very highly and said “The TV is extremely light and easy to carry”. Mr. B. R. Good also mentioned “The fact it is so light and easy to move, is a bonus”.

One LG 49UH610 reviewer who bought the product considered that it was thick. This year Mrs Christine Benham wrote in her review of the LG 49UH610 on Amazon “My Samsung has quite a thick border around the screen which makes it look bigger” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

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Good Connectivity

Some LG 49UH610 owners who bought the product reckoned that it was wifi compatible. J.b. mentioned in their LG 49UH610 review “It's just personal preference to use either cable or wifi, I just prefer a cable” . This month Mr. B. R. Good scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “Wifi connectability worked well for me” in their review of the LG 49UH610. Orientsteve gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon in the same month “Running within minutes of a few simple questions about WiFi and T&C's”.

A number of customers said in their reviews that this TV was able to connect to the internet. A. Rose scored this TV 4 stars and said “The TV was connected to the internet and displaying channels correctly in no time at all”. In December I Love New York said “Being able to use the internet is a great addition” in her LG 49UH610 review.

Several LG 49UH610 reviewers wrote in their reviews that the product was ethernet compatible.

One customer who reviewed the LG 49UH610 reckoned that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Benjamin scored it very highly and he mentioned in his LG 49UH610 review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Connection wise the set has three HDMI slots including one HDMI (ARC), antenna/cable in, satellite in, USB in, LAN, headphone out, optical digital audio out”.

One LG 49UH610 reviewer said that the product had network functionality. J. Last scored it very highly and said in December this year “Wonderful picture, networking video is seamless between computer (wifi)”.

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Nice Design

Eight LG 49UH610 reviewers who purchased this TV concluded that it was good looking. D. Stadtmüller gave the product an excellent review and wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “The Smart TV is based on Web OS 3, which is pretty intuitive to use”. Jane R. said on Amazon “This is an excellent buy for the price, especially on Prime Day! Pretty easy to set up, amazing picture” in her LG 49UH610 review. Neil Pitman wrote “Overall aesthetics of the tv are pretty good considering the low price.” in his review of this TV.

One person who reviewed the product thought it was smooth. J.b. mentioned on Amazon in December “The operating system is very smooth and it's very easy to log into Netflix, Amazon video, Wuaki tv, BBC iPlayer, ITV Player” in their LG 49UH610 review.

One person who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good design.

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Good Sound Quality

Several customers agreed that it had good sound quality. Honestreviews wrote this month “System is very good it directs the sound towards you very well providing a good balance” . Honestreviews also wrote “The quality of sound is excellent very clear”. Mr. B. R. Good said also this year “It minimizes colour distortion, allowing viewers to enjoy remarkably natural colour." Sound” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Best Seller

Across all TVs, the 49UH610 is one the fastest selling products currently available for sale.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 6,328 owner and expert reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

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Good Technical Features

Two people considered that the LG 49UH610 had good features. Cbm Sharp said on Amazon “Overall I think for the £399 I paid its a good buy and due to its huge screen and smart features is a massive overall improvement over my Phillips” and gave the product a rating of 4 stars. Neil Pitman wrote in his review “However, once the colour is properly calibrated the quality is jaw droppingly good! It's features are all there” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Robust

A number of people who purchased it reckoned that it was well made. Honestreviews said in their review in December this year “It Comes with freeview/freesat built in so very good range of 'free' tv! The sound quality is still very good for such a thin tv, "ultra surround” . This month I Love New York mentioned “In short when it comes to the most important things the sound, picture and build quality are first rate” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Standard Def TV

One person thought it was good at displaying standard definition TV. Cbm Sharp mentioned on Amazon “All is now great, SD and HD look great! Clearly the Freeview Tuner built into the TV is poor quality” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Good Remote Control

One LG 49UH610 owner who bought the LG 49UH610 considered that it had a good remote control. This year Aor_jim scored this TV 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon “Only a basic (non magic) remote is included” in their LG 49UH610 review.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 49UH610 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Hisense H50M3300[plb_3405957_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE50KU6000[plb_3406778_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UE40KU6100[plb_3539700_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 49UH610 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other latest TVs.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider including the Samsung UE50KU6000[plb_3406778_price] which has better reviews; or the Hisense H50M3300[plb_3405957_price] which is cheaper.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UE40KU6100[plb_3539700_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many televisions that are a similar age to it.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The 49UH610 has a greater number of sound modes than most latest 4K and 8K TVs. This TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 49UH610. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this LG television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

Across all the televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 49UH610 the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 92 kilowatt hours, the 49UH610 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other latest TVs.

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Very Light

The lightest TV that has been around for around the same time as the 49UH610 is 7.5kg heavy, the heaviest is 59kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At only 11.7 kilograms, the 49UH610 is fairly light compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Support

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the LG 49UH610 did not have good technical guidance. I Love New York wrote this year “Easy to configure and while the instructions are terrible I’ve largely been able to do everything I would like to do just with experimentation”. This month J. Ward wrote on Amazon “Poor manual, outstanding TV” in their review of the LG 49UH610. J. Ward also said “Supply a third rate manual explaining how to set it up”.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person said in their reviews that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. J. Ward mentioned on Amazon in December this year “There is no 3D technology incorporated in it, nevertheless it still gives a brilliant sense of realism which is more than adequate”.

Quite Small Picture Mastering Index (PMI)

With a picture mastering index (PMI) of only 1,200, the LG 49UH610 has one of the smaller picture mastering indexs (PMI) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average picture mastering index (PMI) of new comparable spec TVs is 1,700, and the picture mastering indexs (PMI) range from 170 to 2,700.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 49UH610 are not 3D compatible. The 49UH610 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched in the last year, the LG 49UH610 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months, the LG 49UH610 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The LG 49UH610 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Thick

Latest 4K and 8K TVs have thicknesses of between 30mm and 99mm. The 49UH610 has one of the thicker thicknesses (81.5 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

We compared all the other 81.5mm thick TVs to this television and we think the LG 43UH620[plb_3382799_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the 43UH610[pl_3414057_price] (81.5mm), or the 49UH620[pl_3406077_price] (81.5mm) both from LG.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Recently released similar spec televisions have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 27W. The 49UH610 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 20 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 49UH610.

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4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. 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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Released Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when LG released the 49UH610.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
Number of OSD Languages
Firmware Upgradeable Via
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Teletext
USB Recording
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Green (Eco) Compliant
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 13 August 2016 by James Guion
(Verified Purchase)

Love the picture. The TV is a basic plastic surround so you may want to pay a. Bit more for a metal finish.

Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Very pleased with our purchase from Amazon which was at a really good price at the time. Have had no issues since installed and it does everything as advertised, picture is superb, we are not... Read more…

Reviewed 9 August 2016 by D. Stadtmüller
(Verified Purchase)

First of all, for anyone that is wondering what the model number is, as it isn't listed in the product information: it is 43UH610V My wife and I were thinking about getting a 4K TV for a while and... Read more…

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by Kaz

Loving it...

Reviewed 4 August 2016 by J. Last
(Verified Purchase)

Fell in love with the LG interface when we stayed at a brand new hotel in Vietnam a few months back. Like those, this smart TV is excellent. Wonderful picture, networking video is seamless between... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $76.20
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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