The LG 49UB8500 49" Class Smart TV features a large 48.5" display and has a native 3840 x 2160 resolution for delivering detailed images. This TV also incorporates 4K Resolution Upscaler technology for upscaling lower resolution sources to near-4k quality. LG UCI (Ultra Clarity Index) 1200 technology is built-in for minimizing distortion on fast-moving images. LG's Smart TV interface features a full web browser and allows you to take advantage of premium streaming services like Netflix and YouTube. Wi-Fi and Ethernet connectivity are built-in to this TV for high-speed Internet access. Passive 3D technology is also onboard for viewing 3D material when paired with 3D glasses and source material.
The LG 49UB8500 is well equipped for device connections with 1 component video and 4 HDMI 2.0 inputs. The component video port also doubles as a composite video interface for connecting lower resolution sources. Three side-panel USB ports allow you to connect devices like flash drives for audio, video and photo playback. This LG smart TV includes the LG Magic Remote Control, which is designed to simplify navigation and web-browsing. Onboard Miracast and MHL connectivity allows you to make wireless and wired connections to compatible devices such as Smartphone's and tablets for content sharing. This model features a 2-channel 20W audio system for audio playback but you do have the option of using the TV's audio output to connect to an external speaker system.
Ultra HD is a new standard in picture quality and it's the future of high-end video display in the home. The resolution is four times that of Full HD 1080p, with a whopping 8.3 million pixels to display flawless images, even when viewed up close.
One of the secrets behind LG TVs outstanding high-definition performance is the specially designed TV panel. The quality of the panel helps determine the quality of the picture and IPS (In-Plane Switching) panel makes any seat the best in the house, with a clearer and more consistent image at wide viewing angles compared to conventional screens.
Tru-Ultra HD Engine
LG's Tru- ULTRA HD Engine upscales the picture through a 4-step data analysis that enhances the details of broadcasts, movies, sports and videogames to near-4K quality, giving you the superior viewing experience you expect from an ULTRA HDTV.
The recently developed HEVC (short for High Efficiency Video Coding) compression format is essential to ULTRA HD/4K content playback. Some next generation content will use this HEVC format and this TV has it built-in HEVC decoder to display the 4K content.
LG Smart TV
The simple and fun Magic Remote saves time and trouble, letting you point, click, scroll and even speak into the remote to find exactly what you want, searching across apps, movies, TV shows and the web... all at the same time! Spend less time navigating and more time being entertained. Plus, LG's Smart TV experience is more intuitive than ever. The new webOS user interface lets you customize your home screen to access the apps you use most and easily switch between them, pick up where you left off on your most recent apps, or select something new.
Change the channel, open an app or find something new with a wave of your hand, the scroll of a wheel, or use LG's unique Voice Mate with natural speech recognition. And now you can control your compatible Blu-ray player, home theater system, set-top-box and sound bar with just one remote. Spend less time navigating and searching for remotes and more time enjoying your entertainment.
Premium 4K Resolution Content
In stunning 4K resolution that makes content crystal clear even on the big screen! Enjoy Hollywood's finest with picture that goes beyond even 1080p Blu-ray disc. And check out apps like YouTube, which provide free streaming of native 4K videos right out of the box.
LG Smart TV with the new webOS platform is quick to learn and fun to use. Initial setup is smooth and simple, while connecting to other devices and searching for content has never been easier. The intuitive webOS user interface features a redesigned Launcher menu that pulls together all your choices. webOS serves up entertainment options that neatly organize your recent viewing history, what's on Live TV and what you might like to watch next, while the integrated LG Store is ready to deliver the latest movies, TV shows and apps.
Specifically applied to LG Ultra HD televisions, the Ultra Clarity Index (UCI) is a rating that represents several key performance features and their ability to deliver the clearest possible picture. Inherently superior to current HD, UHD TVs with a UCI of 1200 offer a huge leap forward for clear, precise images even on demanding fast action such as sports and videogames.
LG gives you multiple ways to share those vacation photos, that family video or your favorite song on your TV, from a compatible device like a Smartphone or tablet. Whether you link devices via your home network or send content directly from your laptop over WiDi, LG makes it easy for you to share what you like up on the big screen for friends and family to enjoy.
LG Magic Remote can control your compatible Blu-ray player, home theater system, set-top box and sound bar, so you don't have to search for a different remote for each piece of your equipment.
LG Recommendations makes it easy to find programming suited to your individual tastes. Enter information about the programs you like and LG Recommendations will suggest appropriate titles. As you select more programs, the recommendations become even better-tailored to you.
Ultra HD Cinema 3D
It gives you four times the resolution of the high-definition 3D, for a more detailed and lifelike experience that will blow you away. Enjoy easy-to-use, easy-to-share 3D glasses, outstanding picture quality and dazzling 3D effects.
Cinema 3D Glasses
LG Cinema 3D glasses are lightweight, flicker-free and do not require batteries, just like the ones at the theater.
The Dual Play feature on select LG Cinema 3D TVs allows two players to enjoy head-to-head gaming on one television without the compromise of a split screen. Two players can now compete against one another independently and catch the action across the full screen at the same time.