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LG 50LB650

LG 50LB650

50" 100Hz Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
LG Smart TVs with webOS revolutionise the way you watch and experience entertainment on your TV. Free from the complexities and complications of advanced technology, you can now enjoy Smart TV the... More
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14 Reasons For

Good Smart TV Features

Some LG 50LB650 reviewers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had great smart functions. Sid mentioned on Amazon “Excellent TV has all the smart functions except 4OD for” and rated the product 5 stars. One customer who bought this TV said that it was good for watching Freeview TV.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 6,328 expert and user reviews, LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs.

Good Sound Quality

One person reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

One LG 50LB650 reviewer who reviewed the LG 50LB650 reckoned that it was easy to use. Sid wrote in October last year “The old Analouge Tuner)so handy for Sky viewers who want to run a cable from their Sky box” in his review of this TV.

Good Connectivity

One customer thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year Sid gave this TV an excellent review and he wrote in his review on Amazon “Sound are very good, You can plug in an external hard drive to record from Freeview/Freesatand it also has one ARC HDMI”.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the 50LB650 is 3D compatible.

Other 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might want to look at include the 55LB870[pl_2233830_price], or the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the 50LB650 supports smart TV features.

Other TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might also want to consider include the UE55D7000[pl_344784_price], or the UN55H8000[pl_2466796_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the LG 50LB650 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55D7000[plb_344784_price], and the Philips 55PFS7109/12[plb_2208586_price] is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many large TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This TV supports an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Has Three Sound Modes

The LG 50LB650 has a greater number of sound modes than most large TVs that are a similar age to it. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 50LB650. The sound modes "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the 50LB650 is more than most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats H.264, H.265 and MPEG4 are also supported by this LG TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The LG 50LB650 has a greater number of smart modes than most large TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of a similar type and age to the 50LB650. The smart modes "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Light

Across all the TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50LB650 the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg. At only 14.3 kilograms, the LG 50LB650 is quite light compared to most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the 50LB650.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50LB650 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 50LB650 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the UN55ES8000[pl_403312_price], the UE55ES8000[pl_1448739_price], or the UN55F8000[pl_1998277_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 50LB650 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of this age and type.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50LB650 do not feature OLED technology. The LG 50LB650 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the 55EA9809[pl_2043038_price], or the 55EA970[pl_2164589_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 50LB650

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 50LB650 over two years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

At 100 hertz, the LG 50LB650 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 100Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba 55L7453[plb_2198511_price], or the Sharp LC-60LE636[plb_400108_price].

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Average Thickness

At 54.5 millimeters, the 50LB650 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 50LB650.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 55PFS6609[plb_2197356_price] (54mm), or the Panasonic TX-55AS650[plb_2232472_price] (54mm).

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
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+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
IntelĀ® Wireless Display (IntelĀ® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Teletext
Design
LED Indicators
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
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Quick Start Guide
Manual

User Reviews

(2)

Excellent TV has all the smart functions except 4OD for some reason.
This TV has three tuners (Freeview/Freesat and the old Analouge Tuner)
so handy for Sky viewers who want to run a... Read more…

Reviewed 12 October 2014 by Rob Elliott

Cracking sound and picture..worth the money.

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Electricity cost when switched on $78.68
Electricity cost when on standby $1.38
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Total running cost over 5 years $80.06
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50lb650, 50lb650v, 50lb650vapi, lg electronics 50lb650, lg electronics 50lb650v
Barcodes 00880608457785, 08806084577856, 08806084577863, 08806084578006, 08806084585189, 08806084694744
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