LG 49SJ810V 49" Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR LED TV - £494.10 ebay /  currys_pcworld  - Brand New with 5 year guarantee. WHICH? Best Buy
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LG 49SJ810V 49" Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR LED TV - £494.10 ebay / currys_pcworld - Brand New with 5 year guarantee. WHICH? Best Buy

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Found 13th Jun
Held off posting this until I could confirm the Guarantee period.

A WHICH? Best Buy TV which has also been listed by WHICH? in a recent email featuring 5 of the best TV's from 2017.

This is the model that is exclusive to Currys, so if like me, you don't have a TV Stand big enough to hold the more universally available LG 49SJ8o0V 49 which has feet at the extreme ends of the TV, this is a great alternative especially now there is the ebay 10% discount code PREPHOME10 bringing it down to £494.10.

Having done oodles of research before making a purchase I can confirm that the two TV@s are identical in all respects apart from the different feet/stand. Thisis not always the case with alternate models made specifically for Currys but is in this case.

This is not a refurbished TV but is brand new stock and I can confirm that as such it does come with the usual Currys 5 year guarantee having spoken to Currys specifically on this matter. It does also state 5 Year Guarantee in the detailed Item description.

Still in stock but the code expires on June 15th.

SPECIFICATION

  • 4K Ultra HD with HDR10
  • Catch-up TV & 4K Streaming with webOS
  • Picture quality: 200 Hz
  • Freeview HD with Freeview Play / Freesat HD
  • HDMI 2.0b x 4

  • Series: LG SJ81
  • Screen technology: LED backlit
  • 4K HDR: Yes
  • Screen size: 49"
  • Resolution: 3840 x 2160
  • Motion rate: 100 Hz
  • Processing rate: 200 Hz
  • Picture enhancement: Colour Mastering Engine
  • 4K Ultra HD compatibility: Video codec: HEVC / VP9
  • Smart operating system: webOS
  • Smart TV services: Catch up TV: BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4, My 5, Netflix HD, Amazon Video 4K, YouTube 4K, App store: LG Content Store, Custom homepage, Full internet browser: webOS, Social media
  • Smartphone app: LG TV Remote
  • Hard drive: 4 GB
  • WiFi: Built-in WiFi
  • Ethernet: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 2.1
  • NFC: No
  • DLNA certified: Yes
  • Connections: HDMI 2.0b x 3, USB 2.0 x 1, USB 3.0 x 1, Optical audio
  • Audio output: Headphone jack
  • TV tuner: Freeview Play, DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner, DVB-S2 Freesat HD Tuner
  • Electronic programme guide: 8-day EPG and 7-day catch up with Freeview Play
  • Speakers: 2
  • Audio power: 66 W
  • Sound enhancement: Harman Kardon
  • Remote control: Yes , Magic remote
  • Smart remote functions: Voice control
  • Voice control: Via remote
  • VESA wall mount dimensions: 300 x 300
  • Table-top stand: Yes
  • Energy efficiency class: A+
  • On-mode power consumption: 66 W
  • Annual power consumption: 92 kWh
  • Colour: Silver
  • Stand colour: Silver
  • Material: Aluminium
  • Stand material: Plastic
  • Internal menu languages: 35 languages
  • Box contents: LG 49SJ810V 49" Smart 4K Ultra HD HDR LED TV, Magic Remote, Manual, AC power cable, Batteries x 2, Screws
  • Dimensions: Unboxed: 641 x 1100 x 62 mm (H x W x D), Unboxed with stand: 699 x 1100 x 248 mm (H x W x D), Boxed: 770 x 1193 x 158 mm (H x W x D)
  • Weight: Unboxed: 12.7 kg, Unboxed with stand: 14.1 kg, Boxed: 16.9 kg

WHICH? REVIEW

Which? verdictSuperb yet simple smart TV


As one of LG's Super UHD TVs, the LG 49SJ810V promises tip-top performance and features, including a slick smart-TV platform, Freeview Play and the latest in screen technology. But can it impress our lab experts? Find out in our LG 49SJ810V review.

Pros: Decent picture and sound quality, a breeze to use, Freeview Play

Cons: Connections could be more conveniently placed, PVR function could be better explained


What is it?

It's a 49-inch TV from LG's premium 2017 4K range, known as Super UHD. While some cheaper LG TVs also have !a href="http://www.which.co.uk/reviews/televisions/article/tv-screen-technology-explained/what-is-4k-tv"!4K!/a! capabilities - the picture resolution with four times the number of pixels as Full HD - this TV has better looks and specifications. It also supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) content, which is said to give brighter whites, deeper blacks and a wider gamut of colours.

You'll find ever more 4K HDR content coming to the small screen through pay TV and subscription streaming service, as well as Ultra-HD Blu-rays. This model has a Freeview HD tuner and a Freesat-licensed satellite HD tuner for regular broadcast telly.

There are four HDMI ports and three USB ports - a typical array found on high-end TVs. Two of the HDMI ports and one of the USB ports point sideways, making them easier to reach than the rest, which point out of the back of the TV.

Other than a slightly different stand - here it's crescent-shaped - this TV is identical to the 49SJ800V.

What's the picture quality like?

Our experts were largely impressed by the LG's picture quality. A key marker of a TV's quality is the way it deals with on-screen motion - we often see huge disparity between the best and worst TVs in this regard. This LG had no issues, even during the most demanding 4K footage, remaining sharp and detailed throughout.



Colour and contrast are also good. The added impact of HDR is clear, offering natural colours and a sharply defined contrast. But that's not to say films and TV shows via the digital tuners or HDMI input will feel lacklustre. The colours remain excellent, and contrast is generally good. But we found darker scenes a little foggier than on the very best TVs.

What about the sound?

It's pretty good. While we've heard more impressive TVs in our lab, this LG can deliver a pleasant tune. The bass is nice - flatscreen TVs often struggle in this regard. It would benefit from a stronger punch in the lower notes to give it more richness, but the bass it has is well balanced with the treble and mid-range.

The HDMI ARC connection or digital audio optical output can be used to easily hook up a sound bar or surround sound system. There's also the bonus of Bluetooth to wirelessly connect any compatible sound bars. If you want to listen through headphones, there's a 3.5mm output - something we've seen missing from Samsung TVs recently.

What's it like to use?

This is clearly a powerful TV. It jumps into action quickly, changes channel in a flash and responds to the remote without delay. All this gives an air of quality that you'd expect from a TV of this calibre.


It comes with just one remote, but it's the fancy 'smart' type with a motion-sensitive on-screen pointer. But don't fret if you're a fan of the more traditional kind. LG seems to have struck a nice balance, keeping the semblance of a more traditional remote, but adding smart features that make navigating the smart menu just that little bit easier.


LG's webOS smart-TV platform looks much the same as it has in previous years, but a few tweaks, with corresponding changes to the so-called 'Magic' remote, make it more straightforward to use. We like the Quick Access feature - a feature added in 2017 - which allows you to use the number keys to jump into specific apps or inputs. It's a useful feature now that many of us are watching catch-up or on-demand TV alongside scheduled broadcast telly, and allows you to switch between these fairly seamlessly.


It also comes with Freeview Play - a handy smart electronic programme guide that integrates catch-up TV into the programme chooser. You'll find this system on TVs from a number of other manufacturers, including Panasonic, but it remains a notable omission from Samsung sets.

Is there anything else I should know?

Despite a fairly poor explanation of it in the manual, there's a single-tuner PVR that can be used once you've plugged in a USB storage device. This allows you to record and pause live TV, but you won't be able to change channel while it records.

This is one of LG's 2017 TVs, so it may be harder to find now that newer models are on the market. You can read more about LG's 2018 sets in our guide on how to buy the best LG TV.

Should I buy it?

Yes. It may be a little pricier than your average set, but you get what you pay for. Whether this is your first smart TV or you're an AV enthusiast, you'll find this TV has everything you could ask for.

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Am I correct in thinking this has a 10bit pannel on the 55" and above versions, but not the 49? Anyone know a bit more?.
Great deal regardless
According to pricespy, this was 499 on Currys website on the 7th
Edited by: "chapsuk" 13th Jun
SJ800 is £478.99 with JUNE50 code at PRC Direct... both RGBW panels anyway
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pavel766 m ago

SJ800 is £478.99 with JUNE50 code at PRC Direct... both RGBW panels …SJ800 is £478.99 with JUNE50 code at PRC Direct... both RGBW panels anywayhttp://www.prcdirect.co.uk/lg-49sj800v-49-4k-super-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-tv.html


Forgot to include this in my listing. Better price and had it not been for the stand issue would have opted for this.
Mabbs29 m ago

Am I correct in thinking this has a 10bit pannel on the 55" and above …Am I correct in thinking this has a 10bit pannel on the 55" and above versions, but not the 49? Anyone know a bit more?.Great deal regardless


None of them have a True 10 bit panel, the higher 850 up range have the non wrgb fake 4k panel & 120Hz and a *few* 55"/65" have the real 10 bit panel, but it is only the 950 and up, that has a real 10bit panel in the 55 & 65" variants worldcup
AVFoum thread.....Good Info

"Answered Samsung UE49KS8000 or LG 49SJ810v"

avforums.com/thr…78/
Just to clarify, First year guarantee is with Currys followed by 4 with LG.
bitcoin54 m ago

None of them have a True 10 bit panel, the higher 850 up range have the …None of them have a True 10 bit panel, the higher 850 up range have the non wrgb fake 4k panel & 120Hz and a *few* 55"/65" have the real 10 bit panel, but it is only the 950 and up, that has a real 10bit panel in the 55 & 65" variants worldcup


Cheers Bitcoin... Great knowledge.
When i saw it in Richer sounds i thought it was a very good picture.
bitcoin54 h, 21 m ago

None of them have a True 10 bit panel, the higher 850 up range have the …None of them have a True 10 bit panel, the higher 850 up range have the non wrgb fake 4k panel & 120Hz and a *few* 55"/65" have the real 10 bit panel, but it is only the 950 and up, that has a real 10bit panel in the 55 & 65" variants worldcup


WRGB is for LG OLED. RGBW is the budget range.
I hate saying this but people will get confused.
Very tempted by this.

Can anyone with one tell me how quick it is to turn on, and how quick the menus are? I'm looking for a new set for my parents and one of their annoyances with their old (very old) TV is how slow everything is. Any overall impressions of the software would be great, thanks.
just took delivery today of the 800 for £478 from PRC direct gutted.
Edited by: "polly69" 13th Jun
polly691 h, 1 m ago

just took delivery today of the 800 for £478 from PRC direct gutted.



Why gutted? It’s the same set at a better price with a different stand is it not
ned_ryerson2 h, 17 m ago

Very tempted by this.Can anyone with one tell me how quick it is to turn …Very tempted by this.Can anyone with one tell me how quick it is to turn on, and how quick the menus are? I'm looking for a new set for my parents and one of their annoyances with their old (very old) TV is how slow everything is. Any overall impressions of the software would be great, thanks.


See the review from WHICH? that I put it he original deal post "This is clearly a powerful TV. It jumps into action quickly, changes channel in a flash and responds to the remote without delay."
ned_ryerson2 h, 17 m ago

Very tempted by this.Can anyone with one tell me how quick it is to turn …Very tempted by this.Can anyone with one tell me how quick it is to turn on, and how quick the menus are? I'm looking for a new set for my parents and one of their annoyances with their old (very old) TV is how slow everything is. Any overall impressions of the software would be great, thanks.

polly692 h, 0 m ago

just took delivery today of the 800 for £478 from PRC direct gutted.


No need to be gutted. I would have gone for the PRC offer had it not been for the stand issue. I had contemplated going with the 800 and buying a separate pedestal stand but in the end this just seemed silly as I would lose any value in the discount so opted for the 810. It is the same TV in all other respects.
Mottmania1 h, 32 m ago

No need to be gutted. I would have gone for the PRC offer had it not been …No need to be gutted. I would have gone for the PRC offer had it not been for the stand issue. I had contemplated going with the 800 and buying a separate pedestal stand but in the end this just seemed silly as I would lose any value in the discount so opted for the 810. It is the same TV in all other respects.


What's wrong with the stand?
Got this on new year sales for similar price, very impressed with the tv
kkrush1 h, 6 m ago

What's wrong with the stand?


Nothing.

The 800 has feet at at each end of the TV which makes it too wide for my TV stand. The 810 has the curved pedestal stand which means no additanl expenditure buying a relacemnt pedestal stand.
ned_ryerson15 h, 48 m ago

Very tempted by this.Can anyone with one tell me how quick it is to turn …Very tempted by this.Can anyone with one tell me how quick it is to turn on, and how quick the menus are? I'm looking for a new set for my parents and one of their annoyances with their old (very old) TV is how slow everything is. Any overall impressions of the software would be great, thanks.




This turns on and off fast.

The Web Os on the LG's is the best, fastest and easiest to use web interface IMPO. Nice big icons for the various channels at the bottom of the screen, colour coded and you can add/remove them so that you bsically have you favourite channels show up each time which saves having to scroll through a load of them.

Just my opinion of course. DYOD.
I have the SJ800V, this TV is outstanding. The picture is brilliant, the controls are easy, the sound is the best feature IMO, no requirement for anything extra like a sound bar. You will not regret this purchase.
It seems a lot for a 49 inch TV though isn't it? Didn't we have some Samsung 49 inches for under £300 in the past 10 days or so? Wasn't one as low as £349 - 6120 model IIRC?
Can you suggest me please what’s the difference between both stand?and where should I buy it from eBay or prcdirect?
CoolkidRayynoos123_T26 m ago

Can you suggest me please what’s the difference between both stand?and w …Can you suggest me please what’s the difference between both stand?and where should I buy it from eBay or prcdirect?


You can see the images here displayspecifications.com/en/…044
I bought this TV last week, very pleased with it so far.
Also went for the 810V as the TV unit was barely the same width as the feet on the 800V.

Smart TV bit is nice and responsive so far, good viewing angles and nice image, but there's not a LOT of 4K content out there still, between Netflix and amazon services.
Which don't know what they are talking about. I have this TV in my bedroom and when I have iTunes movies loading from my Apple TV, you can see the LED lighting switch from one side to the other side of the TV as the wheel spins around. Awful. I bought it for Dolby Vision compatibility, but I wish I went with my gut instinct and bought a Samsung/Panasonic which was a better quality panel IMO.
We bought the LG 49UJ635V from John Lewis a month ago for £399 and I love it. My first smart tv and the amount of stuff it can do warps my brain!! This one isnt available anymore but they still have the 55" for £479 if thats any help to any one John lewis
I smell pants 👖
torybarsteward17 h, 41 m ago

Which don't know what they are talking about. I have this TV in my bedroom …Which don't know what they are talking about. I have this TV in my bedroom and when I have iTunes movies loading from my Apple TV, you can see the LED lighting switch from one side to the other side of the TV as the wheel spins around. Awful. I bought it for Dolby Vision compatibility, but I wish I went with my gut instinct and bought a Samsung/Panasonic which was a better quality panel IMO.


I have the 750 model and it has the same problem with the back lighting! It's got several wide bands rather then area back lights. It's shockingly bad but it isn't always noticeable. I've just got used to it as the picture quality with good 1080 or 4k inputs are rally good otherwise so I'm actually happy with the tv.
stressedman11 h, 16 m ago

I have the 750 model and it has the same problem with the back lighting! …I have the 750 model and it has the same problem with the back lighting! It's got several wide bands rather then area back lights. It's shockingly bad but it isn't always noticeable. I've just got used to it as the picture quality with good 1080 or 4k inputs are rally good otherwise so I'm actually happy with the tv.


I also get this and it's really annoying...basically if the background is dark and there's subtitles or something light onscreen then the whole area (vertically) lights up and ruins all dark areas, But then with all the other features this tv has for the price it's a good buy. But this is a very annoying feature that you can't unsee.
You can turn local dimming off in the menu if find it distracting...
Brooksys1 h, 59 m ago

You can turn local dimming off in the menu if find it distracting...


The picture had a strange effect when you turn it off. It's better with it on sadly! I'm used to it now. Don't notice it unless at night. Pretty good contrast ratio with it on
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