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LG 49SK8100 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 118 reviews of LG 49SK8100 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the remote control and price are overall positive. The sound and usability also get good feedback.

image quality, usability, sound, price, remote control

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the LG 49SK8100 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Great UHD images, SD and Sound not so good.


Straight out of the box this TV gave superb UHD images and if all we watched was UHD the picture would be close to perfect. Unfortunately most of the TV we watch is still in SD and the images were REALLY bad to start with. We spent a long time (over a...

Mar, 2019

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Great features


The picture quality is amazing, great design TV. Pretty easy to set up.

Mar, 2019

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Great features, looks good, works great


Great value for money. LG webOS is one of the better smart tv platforms. Love it.

Mar, 2019

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Awesome TV


Having owned a 43 inch TV that I bought a few years ago, this is definitely a step up. The picture quality is awesome, it's easy to use and some of the settings that it comes with just enhances the experience! Plus the Amazon Prime and Netflix buttons...

Mar, 2019

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Upgrading was a good move


I was reluctant to chuck out my trusty Panasonic Viera. But boy, am I glad I took the plunge. This 49 inch LG is superb. Great picture, simple smart features. Very happy.

Mar, 2019

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easy to navigate, good picture and sound


Bought this tv about 1 month ago and it has been amazing! Loved the fact it all operates from 1 remote. Picture quality is excellent and the sound is really good, so don't think we will need to buy a soundbar. So that's a good saving in itself! Would...

Mar, 2019

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Easy to set up


Recent purchase, been looking to upgrade for a while Good smart features, easy to set up, Great sound. Like the remote, intuitive

Mar, 2019

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Amazing picture, great features


This is a great TV. The picture in HD and 4K is amazing (and Standard Definition is, well, standard). The features are brilliant too: the "magic remote" works great, and the remote has Netflix and Amazon buttons so you can watch shows on either...

Mar, 2019

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Very happy. Improvement on my previous 4k TV


Had to replace a panasonic 50ex700B, was put off by reviews of the replacement FX model. Was contemplating a Philips unit based on What Hi-FI review. Richer Sounds Reigate recommended this LG and I decided to go for that based on specs, User Interface...

Mar, 2019

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Very pleased with my new tv


Great picture, sound and very user friendly. Recommended by my son and got it spot on.

Jan, 2019

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Atmos / DTS
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Atmos
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Sound modes:Clear Voice III


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y


Color of product:Black
On/Off switch:Y
Product color:Grey / Silver
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:10
Display Diagonal:49
Display Diagonal (metric):48.4
Display refresh rates supported:50 Hz
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED / Edge-LED BLU
Motion interpolation technology:PMI (Picture Mastering Index) 2500 / TruMotion 50 Hz
Noise reduction:Y
Screen format adjustments:16:9
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080p,2160p


On/Off switch:Y
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
My Channel function:Y
Number of OSD languages:36
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On/Off timer:Y
Programming period:8
Sleep Timer:Y


Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Web browser:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Battery Type:AA
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Quick installation guide:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Remote Control Type:MR18

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.38
Package height:31.9
Package type:Box
Package weight:38.6
Package width:46.9


Audio formats supported:AAC,AC3,DTS,EAC3,HE-AAC,MP2,MP3,PCM,WMA,apt-X
Auto Depth Enhancer:Y
Digital Video Recorder (DVR):Y
Extended PVR:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Local dimming:Y
Noise reduction:Y
Processor cores:4
Teletext function:Y
USB recording:Y
Video formats supported:HEVC

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface (CI):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.4
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):SimpLink
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
RF ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:129
Energy efficiency class:A
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):93

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) version:2.0.1
Internet TV:Y
Operating system installed:Web OS
Operating system version:4.0
Smart calibration:Y
Smart TV:Y
Video apps:Amazon Prime Video,NetFlix

Technical Details

Dolby technologies:Dolby Atmos

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:PAL,SECAM
Auto channel search:Y
Digital signal format system:DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 HD
Supported TV bands:S Band, UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.48 / 2.49
Depth (with stand):9.76 / 9.78
Height (with stand):28.2
Weight with stand:32
Width:39.4 / 43.4
Width (with stand):39.4 / 43.4