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LG 55UB830V

55" Flat Jun 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
LG ULTRA HD 4K TV gives you the best picture quality there is, with four times the detail of Full HD. Our unique IPS Panel allows you to experience perfect clarity, wherever you sit to watch.... More
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17 Reasons For

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some LG 55UB830 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Digital Versus said last year “Bon rendu 3D en Full HD”.

Good High Def TV

A number of LG 55UB830 owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Digital Versus said in their review of this TV “Ultra HD” but despite that they scored this TV 60 out of 100.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG is one of the superior television brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and LG also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Good Remote Control

A few LG 55UB830 reviewers who reviewed this TV agreed that it had a good remote control. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of the LG 55UB830 “Magic Remote”.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Expert website Digitalversus.com said in their review of this TV “With mediocre contrast and insufficient responsiveness, this television only avoided a two-star rating because of its decent 3D mode, accurate colours and various built-in functions” . Digital Versus wrote in November last year “Natural colours” in their review of this TV.

One LG 55UB830 owner wrote in their reviews that the product had good picture quality.

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Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it was good quality. Digital Versus wrote “Good 3D picture quality in Full HD” in their review.

3D Compatible

The LG 55UB830 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might want to consider including the LG 49UB850[plb_2254678_price], or the Philips 49PUS7809[plb_2219818_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE50HU6900[plb_2268258_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55UB830 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also support smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the other televisions which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-55DX650[plb_3406079_price], the Samsung UE55HU6900[plb_2276974_price], or the LG 49UB850[plb_2254678_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55UB830 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55UB830 also have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55HU6900[plb_2276974_price], the Panasonic TX-55DX650[plb_3406079_price], or the LG 49UB850[plb_2254678_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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2160p Video Mode

The LG 55UB830 supports a better video mode than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports a 2160p video mode, whereas most televisions of this age and type support a 1080p video mode.

A 2160p video mode is actually the best supported video mode across all televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55UB830.

A 480p video mode is the worst supported video mode across similar types of television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 55UB830 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55UB830. This television is a three USB 2.0 port TV compared to most of the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55UB830 which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Features One App

features one app

The 55UB830 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This TV features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on televisions of this type and age.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The LG 55UB830 has a greater number of sound modes than most TVs of this age and spec. This LG television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "News" and "Sports" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Three Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the 55UB830 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX HD, H.264 and H.265 are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

At only 37.8 millimeters, the LG 55UB830 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UB830. Televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55UB830 have thicknesses of between 10mm and 94mm, and the average thickness is 52mm.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 37.8mm thick TVs currently available including the LG 55UB850[plb_2250466_price] which has better reviews.

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6 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 67% based on three expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com and fwdmagazine.be.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years do not have a built-in camera. The 55UB830 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] or the Sony KD-49X8505[plb_2320798_price] are also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 55UB830 is more than most TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This LG television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 55UB830, the 55UB830 does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55HU6900[plb_2276974_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55UB830 is 8W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 31W. With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the 55UB830 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age.

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Only Two Loudspeakers

The LG 55UB830 is a two loudspeaker television.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UB830

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type 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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Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this LG television is A. The 55UB830 has an average running cost of £175 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 116 televisions of this age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55UB830 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
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
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
App
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
MHL Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
WLAN-Ready Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
ECO Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Digital Video Recorder
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
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
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

(3)
9 February 2015

The IPS panel brought down the LG 49UB830V's final score. With mediocre contrast and insufficient responsiveness, this television only avoided a two-star rating because of its decent 3D mode,...

Natural colours
Magic Remote
Good 3D picture quality in Full HD
Great Smart TV functionalities
Couleurs fidles
Poor contrast
Slow responsiveness (IPS at 15 ms)
One strip of LED backlighting (risk of clouding)
Glossy screen susceptible to reflections in bright rooms
Contraste un peu faible
2 February 2015

La dalle IPS du LG 49UB830V plombe sa note finale. Avec un taux de contraste médiocre et une réactivité insuffisante, ce téléviseur évite de justesse les 2 étoiles grâce à sa 3D...

19 December 2014

We testten hier de 55UB830V maar LG heeft nog een goedkoper model, de UB820V waarop ten opzichte van dit model enkel 3D ontbreekt. Je moet op beide modellen WebOS opgeven, maar krijgt verder wel...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £173.06
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £174.89
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Energy Rating
0.87T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ub830, lg 55ub830v, lg swv3432s10, lg electronics 55ub830, lg electronics 55ub830v
Barcodes 00880608485009, 08806084795694, 08806084850027, 08806084850058, 08806084850096, 08806084850119, 08806084850133

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