LG 49SJ800V uses Nano Cell technology, but is it worth the money?LG employs their infamous Nano Cell technology for precise color and wide viewing angle in their LG 49SJ800V TV model. The technology promises a lot, but does it deliver? Let's see!
SpecificationsScreen type / size
- 49 Inch Screen Size LCD
- Ultra HD 4K Native Resolution (3840 x 2160)
- Edge-LED Backlight Panel Type
- IPS Display Panel
- 120 Hz Refresh Rate
- 15 ms Input Lag (Game Mode)
- LG Ultra Luminance
- HDR10 | HLG Support
- LG Nano Cell Display
- 300 x 300 VESA
- 2800 Picture Mastering Index Rating
- webOS 3.5
- DVB-T/T2/S/S2/C + Analog-NTSC/PAL/SECAM
- 2.0 ch Speaker System 20W
- Dual Band 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
- 2x USB 2.0, 1x USB 3.0
- 4x HDMI 2.0
Design and featuresAs soon as you take it out of the box you can see that this is no standard run-of-the-mill TV. LG have done their best to show that this TV is worth every cent of its over 800 USD price. The thin and elegant screen and the barely visible silver bezel show exactly that. The LG 49SJ800V comes with an elegant middle screen stand slightly reminding us of Samsung models. It can be wall-mounted too.
Picture and sound qualityAs described by LG: "Genuine LED innovation. IPS 4K Nano Cell technology allows for consistent pixel placement one nano meter apart, creating uniform colour volume and outstanding picture quality, even at off center angles". Nano Cell technology featured in the LG 49SJ800V is a breakthrough technology, which promises a lot, but also delivers. You can check LG's own stand on the topic here: Nano Cell behind the scenes.
The key points here with Nano Cell are: color accuracy and viewing angle. Although this is not OLED, the LG 49SJ800V with help of Nano Cell deliveres great accurate vibrant colors, deep blacks and perfect whites. The viewing angle is so much bigger than that of a normal TV that you will not be able to look at your old TV the same. I can honestly say that here at TestProductReview we were impressed.