What can be said about the 49SM8600PLA from LG ?

What about the new LG 49SM8600PLA ?

Recently LG has released information about its new model of television . It is the 49SM8600PLA.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 49 inches.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Through our review today, you will understand why the LG 49SM8600PLA is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

49SM8600PLA from LG – Design

The LG 49SM8600PLA appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. LG continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
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.
The LG 49SM8600PLA is quite standard, 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. Equipped with a double base, LG has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the 49SM8600PLA, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.The shape of the base is in the shape of a pedestal.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim Metal Design technology.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

TV screen presentation LG 49SM8600PLA

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 49SM8600PLA LG, the company makes an assumed technological choice. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. LG presents this 49SM8600PLA with a screen of 49 inches; this television meets the expectations of its range.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.
With a frequency of 120 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Finally, LG has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the 49SM8600PLA LG makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation LG 49SM8600PLA

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.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 49SM8600PLA LG, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set LG 49SM8600PLA

It has almost become a habit for LG, this 49SM8600PLA has its operating system webOS 4.5. You have the opportunity to explore 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.

The connection system of the LG 49SM8600PLA

This television LG 49SM8600PLA offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this TV range, the 49SM8600PLA’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 9 connections, not too bad. The LG 49SM8600PLA 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.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input

Presentation of the technical features of the LG 49SM8600PLA

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 107.29 cm x 60.35 cm x 6.36 cm
Screen size in inches 49
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV webOS 4.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 121 W

49SM8600PLA from LG – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 49SM8600PLA LG intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the LG know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
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 screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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