Close

Loading image...
LG 65LA970
2 Images + 6 Videos

LG 65LA970W

Techradar Recommended 01net.com 4 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended
65" 1,000Hz Feb 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
LG ULTRA HD represents the next level of picture quality and clarity, boasting a resolution four times higher than Full HD. Incredibly sharp and crisp, even when viewed from close distances.Enjoy... More
B
£319.10 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
Prices will go up £76
within 2 weeks. 90% confidence. Chart
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Pluck Point
£2,069.99
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Ex Demo Hut
£1,625.58
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...
LG 65LA970W 4K Ultra HD TV Review
LG 55LA970W 65LA970W 4K Ultra HD TV Review by Hispek
LG 65LA970W Review
LG 65LA970 LED TV - Ultimate Review Video

22 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The editors of Trusted Reviews and Techradar both wrote that concluded that they would recommend this 4K and 8K TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The writer at one more expert review site said that this LG television was good. 01net.com gave this television a "4 Star" award.

Read more Less

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this TV is 83% based on nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, CNET.co.uk and whathifi.com.

Good High Def TV

Several customers who bought it said that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Cnet.co.uk gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and wrote “It still sports an Ultra HD panel.” in their review. Whathifi.com said “Vibrant, lively UHD and Full HD picture” and rated the product 80 out of 100. Whathifi.com also said “Ultra High Definition TV offering in Australia”.

Good Sound Quality

Six customers who purchased it considered that it had good sound quality. Whathifi.com wrote “Surprisingly a significantly improved sound system that is delivered from pop” in their review of this TV. Whathifi.com also wrote “Impressive audio”. Whathifi.com also wrote “Excellent sound quality”.

Good Product Quality

Five people who purchased it reckoned that it was good quality. Techradar.com gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “Its handling of native UHD sources is second to none, its sound quality is streets ahead of most skinny TV rivals”. Whathifi.com said “Great build quality” in their review. Whathifi.com also wrote “Arguably the best native UHD picture quality to date”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who purchased it considered that it had a wide viewing angle. Three years ago Whathifi.com wrote “Very limited effective viewing angle”. Several customers who reviewed the product thought it had good picture quality. Whathifi.com said in their review of this TV three years ago “Fun 3D picture quality” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Nice Design

Two LG 65LA970 reviewers who bought the LG 65LA970 thought it was good looking. Cnet.co.uk wrote on expert website CNET.co.uk “LG was pretty quick out of the blocks when it came to 4K, putting out its 84-inch model ahead of most of its rivals”.

Two LG 65LA970 reviewers who reviewed the product concluded that it was a good design. Three years ago Whathifi.com mentioned in their review “Interesting speaker design”. Whathifi.com also wrote “Great looking design”.

Read more Less

LG Televisions Have Good Reviews

LG 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Chart

Robust

A few LG 65LA970 owners who purchased the LG 65LA970 mentioned that it was well made. Whathifi.com said “None are built to the latest HDMI spec”.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few LG 65LA970 owners who bought it reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Whathifi.com wrote in their LG 65LA970 review “Really engaging passive 3D pictures” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Size

One person who purchased this TV considered that it was thin. Three years ago Cnet.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV on expert website CNET.co.uk “With its slim bezel, classy stand”. One customer who reviewed the LG 65LA970 concluded that it was a good depth. Whathifi.com wrote “Good black depth”.

Good Remote Control

One customer concluded that it had a good remote control.

Good Technical Features

One customer who bought it considered that it had good features. Whathifi.com said in their review three years ago “Excellent features” .

Easy to Use

One LG 65LA970 reviewer thought it had a good interface. Whathifi.com wrote “Magic Remote interface” in their review of this TV and scored it 80 out of 100.

Good Stand

One LG 65LA970 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV had a good stand.

Good Standard Def TV

One LG 65LA970 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “It produces some great pictures across SD, HD and Ultra HD”.

Has a Built-In Camera

The LG 65LA970 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago which do not have a built-in camera.

Chart Edit

3D Compatible

The 65LA970 is 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 65LA970 also are 3D compatible.

Chart Edit

Supports Smart TV Features

The 65LA970 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 65LA970 also support smart TV features.

Chart Edit

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 65LA970, the 65LA970 has a WiFi connection.

Chart Edit

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago is 8W and the highest is 120W. The 65LA970 has one of the higher RMS rated power (50 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

Chart Edit

Features One App

The 65LA970 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on TVs of a similar age and type to the 65LA970.

Chart Edit

9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One LG 65LA970 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was not cheap. Whathifi.com mentioned “More expensive than most of its rivals” in their review of this TV but even so they still scored the product 80 out of 100.

Poor Smart TV Features

One LG 65LA970 owner who reviewed the product said that it was not good for watching TV catchup services. Whathifi.com said “Limited catchup TV”.

£444.41 Price Increase

The price of the 65LA970 has increased by £444.41 in the last 59 days.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 65LA970 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 65LA970 also do not feature OLED technology.

Chart Edit

Only Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 65LA970 is more than most TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. The smart modes "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG television.

Chart Edit

Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

At only 10 Watts, the LG 65LA970 has a fairly low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions of a similar age and type to the 65LA970 is 2W and the highest is 70W.

Chart Edit

Only Three HDMI Ports

The LG 65LA970 is a three HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 65LA970 have between one and four HDMI ports.

Chart Edit

Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 289 kilowatt hours, the 65LA970 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 65LA970. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs that were launched around the same time as the 65LA970 is 66kWh, the highest is 660kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh.

Chart Edit

Heavy

With a weight of 40.6 kilograms, the 65LA970 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 65LA970. The average weight of 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago is 30kg, and the weights range from 2.2kg to 120kg.

Chart Edit

4 Other reasons to consider the LG 65LA970

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 TVs of a comparable age and type 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.

Chart Edit

Average Running Costs

This television is rated B for energy efficiency. The 65LA970 is typical compared to the other 116 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 65LA970 will cost £320 over 5 years to run.

Average Refresh Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the LG 65LA970 has a relatively typical refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.

Chart Edit

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 40.8 millimeters, the LG 65LA970 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 65LA970.

Chart Edit

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
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
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
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Near Field Communication
Network Browsing
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
Smartphone Remote Feature
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

3 Awards

Techradar Recommended 01net.com 4 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

(11)
10 December 2013

LG was one of the first companies out of the traps with 4K TV. This 65in 65LA970W follows in the footsteps of the 84in monster, the LG 84LM960V , which arrived in our testing rooms with a whopping... Read more…

Vibrant, lively UHD and Full HD picture
Good black depth
Interesting speaker design
LG Australia has finally rolled out their 65157
Ultra High Definition TV offering in Australia and what you get is a TV that delivers a quantum leap in TV technology and surprisingly a significantly improved sound system that is delivered from pop
Colours can appear overcooked
Struggles when upscaling SD
Limited catchup TV
LG Australia has finally rolled out their 65157
Ultra High Definition TV offering in Australia and what you get is a TV that delivers a quantum leap in TV technology and surprisingly a significantly improved sound system that is delivered from pop
10 December 2013

LG Australia has finally rolled out their 65" Ultra High Definition TV offering in Australia and what you get is a TV that delivers a quantum leap in TV technology and surprisingly a significantly... Read more…

21 November 2013

With its slim bezel, classy stand and cool motorised drop-down soundbar, LG's 65LA970 is a really handsome TV, and it produces some great pictures across SD, HD and Ultra HD. Its images on sports...

14 November 2013

After suffering a pretty disappointing year overall with its HD TVs, it's good to see LG bringing its A game to the burgeoning world of UHD. Its handling of native UHD sources is second to none,...

Techradar

6 November 2013

The market for Ultra High Definition (UHD) TVs might still be in its infancy but that hasn't stopped the manufacturers from firing the first salvos in the inevitable war for our hearts, minds and,... Read more…

25 October 2013

LG has mercifully overcome past issues with its high-end Nano direct LCD technology just in time to deliver a gorgeous new cutting-edge TV able to deliver native UHD pictures so good you never...

Trusted Reviews

1 January 2013

LG?s second-gen Ultra HD TV heroes are hugely impressive. At CES, both models dazzled with their image clarity and smart, minimalist design. They may have been early samples, but we suspect they...

23 December 2013

Le LG 65LA970V est un très bon écran 4K Ultra-HD. C'est le troisième modèle de ce genre que nous recevons. Comment va-t-il s'en sortir face aux modèles Samsung et Sony ? La réponse... Read more…

Qualit d'image en 4k
Mise l'chelle correcte
Eccellente qualit 2D e 3D, suono potente e fedele, design moderno, sintonizzatore TV e media player con supporto 4k
Un peu de bruit vido
3D difficile rgler
Manca l'interfaccia HDMI 2.0
Smart TV migliorabile
21 October 2013

Ce téléviseur LG haut de gamme et Ultra-HD est un bon avant-goût des écrans à venir en 2014 et 2015. Malgré son faible taux de contraste, il est très compétent dans tous les domaines. Pour...

01net.com

10 November 2013

LG 65LA970V to kolejny telewizor Ultra HD, który pojawi? si? niedawno w sklepach. Zaledwie kilka dni temu przygl?dali?my si? propozycji od Panasonica (TX-L65WT600E) . LG Smart TV ma tak samo du?y... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £317.27
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ £0.003474 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years £319.10
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 65LA970uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
1.6T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
41
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 41 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 65la970, 65la970v, 65la970w, lg65la970v, lg 65la970, lg 65la970w, certified 65la970, certified 65la970v
Barcodes 08806084453907, 08806084453914, 08806084453938

Save Money with These Great TV Vouchers & Offers

Save £200
Voucher
Save £200 on the Samsung HW-J7500R when you buy selected Samsung TVs
Valid 4 Oct 16 - 24 Dec 16
Save £200
Voucher
Save £200 on the Samsung HW-J6500R when you buy selected Samsung TVs
Valid 27 Oct 16 - 24 Dec 16
£75 Off
Voucher
£75 Off All TVs over £1000
Valid 24 Nov 16 - 15 Dec 16
£60 Off
Voucher
Save an extra £60 Off for an order over £700
Valid 30 Nov 16 - 13 Dec 16

Similar TVs to the LG 65LA970

Samsung UE65HU8200
(5)

Samsung
UE65HU8200

£ 2,899.00
Samsung UE65HU7200
(12)

Samsung
UE65HU7200

£ 1,499.00
Sony KDL-55W807
(61)

Sony
KDL-55W807

£ 464.70
Sony KD-65X9005
(3)

Sony
KD-65X9005

£ 945.00
Sony KDL-65W955

Sony
KDL-65W955

£ 1,259.00
Sony KDL-60W855

Sony
KDL-60W855

£ 1,199.00
Feedback