Travel and discover new worlds without leaving home with the impressive image quality of the LG OLED48C1. LG’s new featured model for 2021 that immerses us in the action of our movies and video games with the excellent visual quality of the OLED panels . This LG OLED48C15LA mounts a native 10-bit 48-inch panel with a 120 Hz refresh rate for video game lovers. Break the barriers of VA and IPS TVs with its color rendering and unique pure blacks.
In addition, it is equipped with the latest Artificial Intelligence technologies with its 4K α9 Gen4 processor, with learning from our actions. And as if that were not enough, it is one of the few televisions on the market that incorporates a total of 4 HDMI 2.1 ports to squeeze the next generation game consoles. Added to which is the compatibility of AMD FreeSync and NVIDIA G-Sync technologies, as well as ALLM and VRR. We review the rest of the features of the LG OLED48C15LA.AEU in our review.
Design and materials of the LG OLED48C14LB
We like its technical features, but we must not forget another important section of the LG 4K OLED C14LB 48 ″, its aesthetics. Televisions are an essential household appliance in homes, increasingly connected to streaming services. In addition, we have more and more screens, few even escape from placing a television in the bedroom at the foot of the bed. For this reason, LG develops its OLED televisions with an aesthetic that invites them to be placed in any room. Thanks to its design lines, we will not perceive that it is there, since it is one more element of decoration.
Like other OLED TVs from the manufacturer, we once again have a product with a maximum thickness of 4.7 cm. However, what is the screen itself, it only occupies a few millimeters. Therefore, that extra thickness is related to the area of connections and plate with the various electronic components. A small box that protrudes from the TV and does not prevent its placement on the wall with VESA support. Without a doubt, its minimum thickness will surprise us when we look at the television from the side.
But the LG OLED48C1 also captivates us ahead. Here we check the minimum bezels of just 0.9 cm. Therefore, it achieves total immersion in movies, especially with its 95% screen area from the front. This model is committed to its placement on a large metal base with excellent stability. In addition, it helps us to hide all the wiring and leave a more aesthetically beautiful back.
Technical characteristics of the LG OLED48C15LA
|Make model||LG OLED48C1 / LG OLED48C15LA / LG OLED48C14LB / LG OLED48C15LA.AEU / LG 4K OLED C14LB 48 ″ (named in Amazon)|
|Size||48 ″ (122cm), flat|
|Resolution||Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 px)|
|Aspect ratio||16: 9|
|Backlight / Panel||OLED|
|Smart tv||Yes, webOS 6.0|
|HDR||HDR10, HDR HLG, HDR Dolby Vision IQ|
|Attendees||Alexa, Google Assistant, LG ThinQ AI|
|USB Recorder||Yes, 80GB to 2TB drives|
|Sound||40 W 2.2 ch / AI Sound Pro / Dolby ATMOS Sound Processor|
|Dimensions without stand (Height x Width x Depth)||1228 x 706 x 46.9 mm|
|Dimensions with stand (Height x Width x Depth)||1228 x 738 x 251 mm|
|Weight (Without / With stand)||18.9 kg / 23 kg|
|VESA compatibility||Yes, 300 x 200|
|HDMI ports||4 x HDMI 2.1 eARC, ALLM|
|USB ports||3 x USB 2.0|
|CI + Integrated||Yes, v1.4|
|Energy Class||Category G 105 W|
Turn heads with the LG OLED48C15LA. As we will see below, it is one of the best televisions on the market with high-end technical features, which is also noticeable in its sale price. However, it is an investment in the future and enjoy with its 48-inch 4K resolution screen. With these characteristics, its level of definition is high thanks to the pixel density of 92 dpi. This is how we enjoy all the content with the superb quality of OLED technology and its native 10-bit panel.
We are facing one of the televisions with the best panel on the market, with the use of the OLED backlight. That is, the LG OLED48C14LB has an organic panel with millions of self-luminous pixels that can be turned on and off independently. Thus, a perfect black is achieved by eliminating visual defects such as ghosting of LED televisions. Blacks and shades of gray are much deeper and true to life. But colors also win, with 100% representation of the DCI-P3 range. For this reason, the LG OLED48C15LA displays a very rich color gamut that can also be seen in smooth gradients.
In this sense, the LG OLED48C1 allows you to support the HDR 10 Pro and Dolby Vision. Two of the most demanded standards by consumers and that provides a high-class high dynamic range. Share great moments with family or friends, and don’t be afraid of where you are sitting. Thanks to the wide viewing angles, viewers see all colors with the same intensity, even if they are positioned diagonally to the television.
Cinema, video games and much more
As we have already seen, compatibility with the HDR Dolby Vision IQ standard marks one of the main interests. Thanks to him, this LG OLED48C1 dazzles with incredible performance at the level of visual representation. Along with it we find some visual and performance settings such as Perfect Black, Perfect Color, OLED Motion Pro and HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro. In addition, the Filmmaker mode is present on the television, offering a very real cinematic experience by deactivating various improvements such as the smoothing of movements.
But another important point is its native 120 Hz OLED panel. That’s right, the LG OLED48C1 bets on video games with the best possible visual quality and 120 Hz refreshment for fluid images. Thanks to this, this television is compatible with the new Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 consoles, squeezing all its possibilities in 4K. However, if you connect your computer, you can enable NVIDIA G-Sync and AMD FreeSync technologies. By the way, this model offers a response time of 1 ms, compatibility with VRR and ALLM and the rest of the specifications of the HDMI 2.1 connections.
Connectivity, Smart TV and sound
In relation to the connections of the LG OLED48C15LA.AEU comes with a total of 4 HDMI 2.1 ports (eARC, ALLM, HFR, HDCP 2.2). Something that surprises us since the usual thing is to place an HDMI 2.1 port. We also see 3 USB ports with DTT recording, optical digital audio output and Ethernet LAN. Regarding wireless connections, it includes Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi 5GHz, DLNA and access to voice assistants Alexa and Google.
And for your Smart TV, LG comes with the renewed webOS 6.0 that incorporates the artificial intelligence functions of its processor for recommendations according to our tastes, among other aspects. As was the case with the previous version, it gives us access to a complete app and service store. Nor can we forget its Magic Control remote with the interactive on-screen pointer, quick access buttons and microphone to use them with voice commands in the aforementioned assistants.
With these specifications, the sound section had to comply and it has been. The configuration in the LG OLED48C1 for by placing a 2.2 ch system with a total power of 40W. Thanks to the use of its 4 speakers, we finally get an outstanding bass result that is so appreciated when listening to music or movies. In addition, it includes Dolby Atmos among its functions to provide a truly remarkable surround sound.
LG OLED48C15LA.AEU: Pros and Cons
- Ultra-slim TV with almost non-existent screen bezels
- 4K UHD processor with AI
- Panel compatible with HDR10 Pro, HDR GiG and HDR Dolby Vision
- 4 HDMI 2.1 ports
- The screen does not have a matte treatment
- Does not support HDR 10+ standard