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LG 55UB850V

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55" Flat Feb 2014
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20 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Ljudochbild.se gave this TV a "Best in Test" award and Lydogbillede.dk gave it a "Best in Test 6 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Nine experts from sites including Digital Versus, Chip.de, digitalt.tv and Cnetfrance.fr have rated this TV on average 77 out of 100.

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this TV is fantastic based on 15 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

Four LG 55UB850 reviewers who bought it thought it was good quality. Mr. S. R. Reece wrote “It's well made and very sturdy for a large screen.” in their review of the LG 55UB850. Digital Versus wrote “Good 3D Full HD picture quality” in their review.

Reasonably Priced

Two LG 55UB850 owners who purchased it agreed that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer said “Excellent price for the quality” in their review and rated it 5 stars. In November last year Gary Barnett said in his LG 55UB850 review “Great TV for the price”.

Two LG 55UB850 reviewers said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Joe Doe gave the product a rating of 4 stars and he said “Passive 3D capabilities (cheap and light glasses, good view at any horizontal angle”. Joe Doe also said “Shiny silver plastic on the sides -- some reviewers say this looks cheap.”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Three people wrote in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Robust

One person said that the product was easy to damage or scratch. Mr. S. R. Reece gave it an excellent review score and mentioned “Also make sure that you pick it up correctly too as damaging the screen is all to easy, don't try” in their LG 55UB850 review.

One LG 55UB850 reviewer who reviewed the product thought it was well made.

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Good Brand

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

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Good Connectivity

One customer reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Mr. S. R. Reece mentioned on Amazon “Even then you'll have to have a good internet speed.I have a top end Blu Ray player” and gave the LG 55UB850 a rating of 5 stars.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55UB850 was good in terms of USB connections. Digital Versus said “Niska ostro obrazw ruchomych, stosunkowo jasna czer, brak moliwoci odtwarzania materiaw filmowych o rozdzielczoci powyej Full HD z USB, rozdzielczo w trybie 3D poniej Full HD” in their review of the LG 55UB850.

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Good Remote Control

Some customers agreed that the LG 55UB850 had a good remote control. Digital Versus said in their LG 55UB850 review “Magic Remote” however despite that they rated the product 3 stars.

Good High Def TV

Some customers said that the product was good at displaying high definition TV.

Nice Design

One person who purchased the LG 55UB850 concluded that it was a good design. Two years ago Matt Phillips rated the product 4 stars and he mentioned “Its a nice design looks smart and is not that heavy” in his review. One LG 55UB850 reviewer who reviewed the LG 55UB850 thought it was good looking. Expert website Digitalversus.com said “The 850V's design is pretty appealing” but even so they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good Smart TV Features

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for watching on demand TV. Two years ago Joe Doe said “Most of the time we enjoy Netflix, YouTube, broadcast shows”.

Good Standard Def TV

One LG 55UB850 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. Mr. S. R. Reece gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote “SD (DVD) is ok up to 40” in their review.

Good Picture Quality

Two LG 55UB850 reviewers concluded that this TV had good picture quality.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 55UB850, the LG 55UB850 is 3D compatible.

Other 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55UB850 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 55UB850 also support smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55UB850 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55UB850 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] is also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The 55UB850 is a four HDMI port television.

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Quite Thin

At only 37.8 millimeters, the 55UB850 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55UB850. The average thickness of comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago is 52mm, and the thicknesses range from 10mm to 94mm.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] (92.9mm and higher rated).

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8 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that the LG 55UB850 was not easy to use.

Poor Support

One person who bought it considered that it did not have good technical guidance.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer said in their reviews that it was not thin. Joe Doe said in his review of this TV “It seems only expensive Vogel's Thin 345 which can handle more than 20kg” nonetheless he still gave it a rating of 4 stars.

One LG 55UB850 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55UB850 was not heavy and bulky. Mr. S. R. Reece mentioned on Amazon “Can overbear your living room This TV is 55" and it's heavy so make sure your table can safely take the weight” but in spite of that they still scored the product very highly.

One LG 55UB850 reviewer said that the LG 55UB850 was not thick. In November last year Mr. S. R. Reece wrote in their review of the LG 55UB850 “Settings just in case you loose the remote”.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UB850 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55UB850 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might also want to look at including the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price].

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 55UB850 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55UB850. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55UB850 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 55UB850 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The 55UB850 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of this age and type. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 55UB850 is a two USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UB850

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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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OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A, and the 55UB850 is typical compared to the other 116 televisions that were released more than two years ago that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55UB850 is £180.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55UB850 over two years ago.

Specification

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SCART Port
RS-232 Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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WiFi Connection
WiFi Direct Connection
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Electronic Programme Guide
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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(12)
2 March 2015

Unsurprisingly, the 55UB850V suffers exactly the same faults as the 49UB830V, specifically an unimpressive responsiveness and mediocre contrast. It makes up for it slightly thanks to its accurate...

Accurate colours
Magic Remote
Good 3D Full HD picture quality
Comprehensive WebOS interface
Les fonctionnalits multimdia, la connectique, le WiFi intgr
Poor contrast ratio
Not the best responsiveness (IPS at 15 ms)
One strip of LED backlighting (risk of clouding)
Glossy screen susceptible to glare in bright rooms
La compensation de mouvements, le niveau de noirs, l'upscaling des sources SD et HD, la complexit d'utilisation
3 June 2014

The LG 49UB850V is not only the worst 4K TV we've tested, it's also the worst-performing television we've reviewed to date in terms of image quality. Its subpar picture performance is made all the...

23 January 2015

1 500 euros. C'est la somme exigée pour ce téléviseur LG 55UB850V Ultra HD tournant sous WebOS qui s'avère bien moins emballant que nous l'espérions...

22 December 2014

LG 55UB850V har en række egenskaber, som gør det til en hård konkurrent blandt de billige 4K-tv'er. Brugervenligheden er blandt de bedste i klassen. Billedkvaliteten er virkelig god, hvad enten...

Lydogbillede.dk

20 October 2014
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User Reviews

(8)
(Verified Purchase)

Received it in good order, except for the fact that upon opening the box, and following the assembly of stand instructions as described, I then discovered the Mains lead had an EU moulded plug... Read more…

Reviewed 11 May 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent price for the quality and performance of this TV.

Reviewed 18 February 2015 by Mr. S. R. Reece "Topcat"

Before I start I have rated this as 4 and a half stars as you will read why.

I decided to upgrade to a larger screen to go along with my cinema surround....when you get to this size... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2015 by Mr. S. R. Reece "Topcat"

Before I start...My review rating is actually 4 and half stars as you will find my reasons why..

I decided to upgrade to a larger screen to go along with my cinema surround....when you... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2015 by Gary Barnett
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV for the price. Very sharp.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £177.87
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £179.70
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Energy Rating
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ub850, lg 55ub850v, lgtv 55ub850, lgtv 55ub850v, lg electronics 55ub850, lg electronics 55ub850v, lg electronics 55ub850va, lg electronics 55ub850vap, lg electronics 55ub850vapi
Barcodes 05054230929551, 08806084717306, 08806084717313, 08806084717320, 08806084717337, 08806084717344, 08806084717351, 08806084721860, 08806084796332

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