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LG 55UH5B

£1,835.98
£1,488.77 £347.21 cheaper than 50 days ago
54.6" Direct-Lit LED 1000:1 Aug 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
Excellent energy-efficiency and cost-savings with the M+ panel,which decreases power consumption by 31% compared to an RGB panel. Supports HEVC-based content which has the double data compression... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

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

Recent Price Drop of £333.64

In the last 48 days the 55UH5B has dropped in price by £333.64.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55UH5B has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price], or the 55UG870[pl_2805578_price] both from LG which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE65JU6500[plb_2830311_price] which is cheaper.

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2160p Video Mode

This television supports a 720p|1080i|1080p|2160p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The LG 55UH5B supports an 802.11n WiFi standard which is newer than the 802.11a WiFi standard supported by most TVs of a similar age and type to it.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best supported WiFi standard across all TVs of this type and age.

The worst supported WiFi standard amongst comparable types of TV is 802.11a.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 55UH5B has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UH5B. The average display brightness of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UH5B is 370 cd/m².

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the LG 55UH5B is more than most TVs of this age and type. The most commonly found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this LG television. The sound modes Game, Movie, News, Sports and Standard are also found on this television.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The LG 55UH5B has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This LG TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55UH5B. The smart modes "Cinema", "Dynamic", "Energy saving", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this television.

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Quite Thin

The LG 55UH5B has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 38 millimeters) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year have thicknesses of between 11mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LG 55UH5B does not support smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 55UH5B do support smart TV features.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the LG 55EG920[plb_3059448_price] or the Samsung UE65JU6500[plb_2830311_price] are also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55UH5B are not 3D compatible. The LG 55UH5B is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price], or the 55UG870[pl_2805578_price] both from LG or the Samsung UE65JU7000[plb_2826272_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this spec and age do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55UH5B is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Pricey

The price range of televisions that were released more than a year ago is from £280 to £13,999. We think that this television looks expensive compared to other televisions that were released more than a year ago.

Only One HDMI Port

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55UH5B have between one and four HDMI ports, including the LG 55UH5B which has one HDMI port.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago do not feature OLED technology. The LG 55UH5B is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price], the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price], or the 55EF950[pl_3059571_price] all from LG is also worth considering.

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Very High Power Consumption When Switched Off

At 0.5 Watts, the LG 55UH5B has a very high power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 55UH5B. Across all the similar spec televisions that were released one year ago the power consumptions when switched off range from 0.01W to 0.5W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UH5B

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 TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this LG TV was released.

Running Costs Are Average

The 55UH5B is typical compared to the other 435 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 55UH5B will cost £189 over 5 years to run.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Equaliser
RMS Rated Power
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RS-232 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Remote Output Port
Audio in Port
DVI-D Port
Audio Out Port
Display Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
WiFi Standard
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Auto Power Off
Panel Lock
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Parental Controls
24p Playback
Clock Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Other Features
Power Management

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £185.88
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £188.92
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55UH5Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.94T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.94 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg uh5, lg uh5b, lg uh5bb, lg 55uh5, lg 55uh5b, 3840x2160, lg yas105, lg uh5bba, lg p235380, lg 55uh5bb, lg yas105b, lg uh5bbae, code 55uh5, lg uh5bbaek, code 55uh5b, lg p235380p, lg 55uh5bba, lg 55uh5bbae, lg 55uh5bbaek
Barcodes 00719192198463, 08806087397888, 08806087397895

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