LG Electronics 49LF5500 FHD LED TV via Amazon
LG Electronics 49LF5500 is a 49 inch Full HD direct LED-backlit TV with 1080p resolution, 16:9 image aspect ratio and 60Hz native refresh rate- without Smart features. It is a great looking HDTV with beautiful picture that is bright, sharp and clear with natural and vivid colours. You’ll find the LG TV, stand, screws, Owner’s Guide and Warranty- it is offered with a 12 month parts and labor warranty. Connectivity options include 2 x HDMI ports, 1 x USB 2.0 port, 1 x Optical Digital Audio Out, 1 RF, 1 Component, 1 x Composite and 1 x RS232.
Black LG 49LF5500 weighs 30 pounds with measurements of 47.1 x 6.4 x 29.9 inches with stand and 49 inch display is 48.5 inches measured diagonally, has very thin bezels and a slim frame, it is wall mountable and is suitable for use in a medium or large living room. Thanks to being direct LED-backlit (LED is certainly superior to the older CCFL) of very small light transmitting diodes this TV manages to be slimmer than normal and looks good on the outside. Then you have the Full HD factor, which is always better than the regular HD at this size of TV (the only time you don’t need to worry about having a FHD TV is for smaller size screens like 32 inch as you won’t notice much of a difference) and the Triple XD Engine that is specific to LG brand televisions. You will view the fine details of colours, clarity and great brightness for a pretty nice and detailed picture overall.
Sound is good but you can never go wrong with an appropriate sound bar or home theatre system but as far as the HDTV sounds go this one is quite all right. TV itself is very easy to set-up and the picture quality is more than satisfactory. It is an Energy Star qualified TV meaning it is more than 25% more energy efficient than regular models. It doesn’t have smart functionality but is great for gaming- you can connect your Play Station through one of the HDMI ports. Picture and colours feel realistic and natural, LG is definitely one of the best brands for TV’s and this one certainly has a fair price for a 49 inch FHL LED-backlit LG TV so price may be the first reason for considering it but although it is not a Smart, 3D or 4K type of TV it is a great all rounder with very modern slim design, offering ease of use, good connectivity and most importantly better image quality of deeper and darker blacks and rich colours and quite OK sound with the 2 channel 10 watt speakers, Clear Voice technology and Dolby Digital Surround Sound Decoder.