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LG 55LA970

dinside.no/data Recommended
55" 1,000Hz Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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11 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The expert at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this LG television. This television received a "Recommended" award from Dinside.no/data.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this TV is 83 out of 100 based on four expert reviews from sites including dinside.no/data, Lydogbilde.no, ljudochbild.se and lydogbillede.dk.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire television range compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Camera

The 55LA970 has a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55LA970 do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs with a built-in camera currently available which you might also want to look at including the UE65F9000[pl_2037273_price], or the UE55F9000[pl_2190075_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55LA970, the 55LA970 is 3D compatible.

There are a number of alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Philips 55PUS8809[plb_2283194_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55LA970, the 55LA970 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE48HU7500[plb_2284995_price], or the Philips 65PUS9809[plb_2436937_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55LA970 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55LA970.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE48HU7500[plb_2284995_price].

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Quite Fast Refresh Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the 55LA970 has a quite fast refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 55LA970. The average refresh rate of televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 55LA970 is 780Hz.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1,000Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 65LA970[plb_1734265_price].

If this TV refresh rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Philips 65PUS9809[plb_2436937_price] (1,200Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 55LA970 have RMS rated power of between 8W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 31W. At 50 Watts, the LG 55LA970 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55LA970.

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Two RF Ports

The LG 55LA970 is a two RF port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago have between one and two RF ports.

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Features One App

features one app

The 55LA970 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years. This TV features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55LA970.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 55LA970, the LG 55LA970 does not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the LG 65EC970[plb_2451190_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Has Five Smart Modes

The 55LA970 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55LA970. The smart modes "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The average subwoofer RMS power of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55LA970 is 21W, and the subwoofer RMS power range from 2W to 70W. At only 10 Watts, the 55LA970 has a quite low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55LA970.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 55LA970

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this spec and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Average Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency rating of B. The average running cost of the 55LA970 is £252 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of this spec and age.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Average Thickness

At 39.8 millimeters, the LG 55LA970 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
App
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Internet Browser
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Child Lock
24p Playback
Skype Function
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included

1 Award

dinside.no/data Recommended

Expert Reviews

(8)
20 December 2013

LG 55LA970W er en sej udfordrer på 4K-markedet med noget af den stærkeste kontrast og det dybeste sortniveau, vi hidtil har set. Opskalering fra Full HD til 4K er ikke lige så banebrydende, men...

3 November 2013

Ak?ll? televizyonlar son y?llarda giderek daha fazla özellikle donat?lmaya ba?land?. ?nternete girme, kablosuz a?lara ba?lanma, uygulama yükleme, Full HD , Skype ve sosyal a? deste?i derken her... Read more…

18 December 2013

Ilikhet med Samsung har LG satt till alla klutar på 4K/UHD-området i vinter. På IFA-mässan lanserade de hela 4 nya UHD-modeller. Inklusive 970W som är deras bästa 4K-LED-TV. Rent... Read more…

12 April 2014

?????? ??????? ????? ???????????? LG 55LA970V ? LG 55LA965V ????????, ??????? ???????, ? ?????????? ????????? ? ??????? ????? ?????????? ?????????: ???????? 4.1-????????? ?????-??????? ? ??????...

5 February 2014

?????????? Ultra HD ?????????? ???????? ???????, ? ???????? ?????????? ?????????? ?? ?????????? ??????? ?? ?????????. ??????????? ?????? ????????????? ??? ????? ??????????? ????? ??? ???????????... Read more…

4 January 2014

Prismessig ligger LGs 55LA970W i skrivende stund rundt 25 000 kroner , noe som betyr at den koster rundt syv tusen kroner mer enn tilsvarende størrelse fra rivalen Samsung ? eller samme pris som...

Det rammelse designet er nydelig
God bildekvalitet bde ved skalering og 4K
Spiller av 4Kinnhold via USB
En av de dyreste modellene
Magic Remote er ikke brukervennlig nok
11 December 2013

LG 55LA970W er en tøff utfordrer i 4K-markedet med noe av den sprekeste kontrasten og det dypeste svartnivået vi har sett til nå. Oppskaleringen fra Full HD til 4K er ikke like...

6 December 2013

Dinside.no/data

Vi testet 55-tommeren som i skrivende stund koster 30.000 kroner. Den fås også i 65-tommer til 48.000 kroner. Merk deg at prisene her endres svært raskt: 55-tommeren har for eksempel vært nede... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £249.97
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £251.80
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Energy Rating
1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
33
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 33 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55la970, lg 2160, lg 2160p, 55la970v, lg55la970v, lg 55la970, lg 55la970w, directory la970, directory la970w
Barcodes 00000036714254, 08806084453853, 08806084453860, 08806084453877

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