49SM8500PLA.AEUD from LG : Our view

What is the new LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD worth ?

A good mid-range television. This is how we can introduce the LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD.
First, the size : 49 inches on this device.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 49 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Through our review today, you will understand why the LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

The design of the LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD

Sober but in line with current trends. LG has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
The design of the LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is largely inspired by the other models in the SM850 series.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The 49SM8500PLA.AEUD adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With an interesting size of 49 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Equipped with a double base, LG has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the 49SM8500PLA.AEUD, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
In short, the LG has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is revealed.

49SM8500PLA.AEUD from LG – The screen

The display of this 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
With this new model, LG confirms one of its technological choices. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this 49SM8500PLA.AEUD.

The LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 49 inches, this 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is positioned in the range of models, in the average.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
By providing it with a frequency of 120 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
Thus, the LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD

The LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

49SM8500PLA.AEUD from LG – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the 49SM8500PLA.AEUD has its operating system webOS 4.5 installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is communicating.

Presentation of the connection technology of LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD

This television LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 9 possible connections that this 49SM8500PLA.AEUD is presented. The LG 49SM8500PLA.AEUD allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input

49SM8500PLA.AEUD from LG – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 107.29 cm x 60.35 cm x 6.36 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV webOS 4.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 87 W

49SM8500PLA.AEUD from LG – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 49SM8500PLA.AEUD LG intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the LG know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
For this model, we forget the LED and enter the display technology in Edge-LED mode. There’s nothing to worry about. The result is flawless.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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