LG Electronics 49LB5550 49-Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV Review

49-Inch LG 49LB5550 LED TV via Amazon

LG Electronics 49LB5550 LED TV

LG Electronics 49LB5550 is the brand new decent quality 49-Inch Full HD LED edge-lit television with 60 Hz native refresh rate – no bells and whistles (no smart or 3D functionality) but covers the basics very well at 49 inch size- very clear realistic visuals with bright colours and finest detail, and with Motion Clarity Index of 120 to offer decent performance- motion blur-free with better frame rates and detailed backlight scanning when you’re watching sports or action movies and playing video games.

Dark silver LG 49LB5550 weighs 30 pounds with measurements of 48.9 x 28.5 x 2.3 inches without stand and 48.9 x 30.3 x 9.7 inches with stand- is quite slim thanks to the edge lighting which also offers great clarity, sharp images and vivid colours. It is quite easy to use- simple control menu, has 2 HDMI ports (one at the rear and one on the side), and MHL on the side, a USB media port, a shared Composite- rear, a Component- rear, 1 PC RS232 and 1 RF In inputs as well as stereo audio and optical digital audio outputs. It offers 178 degree viewing angles from different directions, has three language options- English, Spanish and French as well as Parental Control option.

Full HD means 1920 x 1080 pixels for 1080 progressive lines of resolution and also with the help of 16:9 widescreen cinematic aspect ratio and Triple XD Engine (powerful video processing engine) for enhanced picture quality (XD contrast for darker black levels and better brightness of different aspects), XD Noise Reduction for MPEG and analog noise reduction and XD Color and Resolution Upscaler to change and improve the tones of colors as well as for true-to-life and vibrant image you will get to see nice details and very good quality picture. Clear Voice I (with modes of Standard, Eco, Game, Cinema, Expert 1 and 2) helps enhance the sound, with also the virtual surround sound) and it has 10 Watt speakers.


LG 49LB5550 is an Energy Star 6.0 rating- qualified TV as it will reduce your electricity consumption and save on energy bills with the Smart Energy Saving feature managing energy consumption efficiently- it consumes only 0.3W in standby mode and is an ecologically friendly TV. Being an edge backlit LED TV, it has the light-emitting diodes that are power efficient to illuminate the picture. MCI of 120 also represents the improved local dimming and powerful video processing, apart from the almost zero motion blur. You will find the user’s manual, power cord, cable holder, stand holder, stand screws, stand base, batteries and multifunction remote control in the box. Pedestal stand is included and wall mount is optional with a 400mm x 400mm wall mount specification. It comes with a 12 month parts and labour warranty by LG.

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