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LG 49SM9000PLA review

£669.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • 49-inches
  • LCD
  • 4K Ultra-HD
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With Sony and Panasonic now consigned to third and fourth place in terms of TV market share, it's left to LG and Samsung to battle it out for the top spot. As one of its most high-end LCD TVs, the 49-inch 49SM9000PLA should be on the front lines eager to show the world that whether its TVs are backlit or OLED LG still comes out on top. Did it ace our tests, or is a Samsung QLED a better option? Here's our review.

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  2. 63%
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