49UM7000 from LG : Test and analysis

What is the new LG 49UM7000 worth ?

LG ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 49UM7000, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 49 inches on this device.
We are dealing with a rather small screen, which is quite unusual with this television maker.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Has the LG succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation LG 49UM7000

The LG 49UM7000 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
This LG 49UM7000 is rather flat.
With an interesting size of 49 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
The interest of the 49UM7000 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
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 49UM7000 is revealed.

The screen of the LG 49UM7000

The LG could hardly do better than this 49UM7000 with a Direct-LED screen.
With this new model, LG confirms one of its technological choices. 
The LG 49UM7000 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. It’s better than the others for a TV in its class.
With a screen size of 49 inches, this 49UM7000 is among the most models in its category.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
LG chooses a frequency of 100 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
In addition, LG has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

49UM7000 from LG – The sound

It is the custom to say that a good sound comes from a device with a lot of watts, however LG has managed to combine average audio system power with very good sound quality.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two loudspeakers for a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 49UM7000 LG is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

49UM7000 from LG – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the LG 49UM7000 is equipped with the operating system WebOS 4.5 / ThinQ AI; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the LG 49UM7000 with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

The connection system of the LG 49UM7000

As for the connectivity aspect on LG 49UM7000, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

This model has a total of 12 connections, not too bad. The LG 49UM7000 is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 audio input, 1 headphone socket, 2 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

49UM7000 from LG – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Sizes of the television without stand 111,5 cm x 65,3 x 8,11 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Smart TV WebOS 4.5 / ThinQ AI
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
DTS Sound Yes
PVR Available Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 110 W

To conclude on the LG 49UM7000

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
In addition, it is worth noting that this 49UM7000 is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

From this new LG we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the sound power.