LG 50UN81006LB : the television Ultra HD 4K

LG 50UN81006LB : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Today we are going to analyse the LG 50UN81006LB, a mid-range television from LG. An review to check the capacities of this model.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Through our review today, you will understand why the LG 50UN81006LB is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

50UN81006LB from LG – Design

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.
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.
In conclusion, LG has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 50UN81006LB to have a beautiful object in your living room.

50UN81006LB from LG – The screen

The LG has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new model, LG confirms one of its technological choices. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. 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.
Designed with a frequency of 50 Hz, this television is thus at the same level as its competitors. No particular remarks about a good mid-range.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
Thus, the LG 50UN81006LB allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

50UN81006LB from LG – The sound

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 50UN81006LB LG is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

The Intelligent aspect of the LG 50UN81006LB

On the software side, the LG 50UN81006LB is equipped with the operating system webOS 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 50UN81006LB is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the LG 50UN81006LB 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?

Presentation of the connection technology of LG 50UN81006LB

As for the connectivity aspect on LG 50UN81006LB, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this TV range, the 50UN81006LB’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 13 possible connections that this 50UN81006LB is presented. The LG 50UN81006LB 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…

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the LG 50UN81006LB

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 86.4
Screen size in inches 49.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
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 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 95 W

50UN81006LB from LG – The conclusion

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.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the display frequency, the sound power, the depth of the colours.

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