LG 28LB490U TV reviews and prices: 28" HD Ready LED directlit screen

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This TV is a good all rounder.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 42 reviews.
LG 28LB490U with 28" HD Ready LED directlit screen, 2 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description

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Simon, Glos Occasional TV watcher

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Great picture, easy to use
Bad points:
Remote too small
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Mar 2015

Anthony, Norwich Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Easy to install. Outstanding picture quality . interfaced easily with my router and other devices.
Bad points:
Signing up to manufacturers monitoring issues and agreements before use of set.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 4.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 9.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Jan 2015

Julie, Sheffield Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Design, value for money
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 May 2015

Gaye, For business use at

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Nice light TV and good picture
Bad points:
Not that SMART. Very difficult to connect to remote apps.
Overall rating 4.0
Ease of use 4.0
Image quality 7.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Feb 2015

James, Warwickshire Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use and connect to Wifi
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 5.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 9.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Dec 2014

Confirmed purchaser Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
I bought this item because it got s good processor for the Internet.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 05 May 2015

Will, Manchester Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Smart TV features are great. Wifi is flawless. Picture is good too.
Bad points:
There's quite a big bulge on the back which has meant hunting for a wall mount that fits right. Not a major issue though.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Dec 2014

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 28
Type of screen LED directlit
HD TV HD Ready
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of scart ports 1
Connections Ethernet
Connections Composite Video Input
Connections Component Video Input
Connections WiFi
Smart TV Yes
Frequency (Hz) 50
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 1366
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 768
TV Buyers Guide  

Manufacturer's Description

Suitable for any room in your home, the LG 28LB490U Smart 28" LED TV brings the best of internet content to your TV, as well as offering Freeview entertainment.

Enjoy even more content

The 28LB490U brings together your favourite entertainment, so you can enjoy the best of the internet from the comfort of your sofa. You’ll be able to catch up on TV programmes you’ve missed with BBC iPlayer and Demand 5, or enjoy video on demand with Now TV, Neflix, Amazon Instant and more.

Enjoy the latest viral videos on YouTube and browse your favourite websites, simply by connecting your TV to the internet using the built-in WiFi or Ethernet connections. You can even stay social with the Facebook and Twitter apps, and there are many more available to download from the LG App Store.

Powered by a dual core processor, you can enjoy even more entertainment at home with Smart TV.

This TV is also Magic remote ready (sold separately), which allows you to navigate your TV using gesture and voice control.

Freeview

The LG 28LB490U 28" LED TV includes a Freeview tuner built into the set, which means you can enjoy a range of digital channels without requiring an additional set-top box. It provides you with a variety of standard definition digital channels and radio stations, so there’s something to suit everyone.

The best news is that Freeview won’t cost you a penny in subscription fees or monthly bills, so you can enjoy fantastic TV without needing to pay out any more.

Don’t forget your HDMI cables

Check out our range of HDMI cables to connect your input devices and to make sure your new TV has a perfect picture with improved transfer speeds.

Look out for the Sandstrom Silver Series HDMI cables with their lifetime warranty.

With a stunning metallic design and ample connections for your high definition devices, you can bring fantastic entertainment to any room with the LG 28LB490U Smart 28" LED TV.

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