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LG 65UF8609
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LG 65UF8609

65" Edge-LED May 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible LED Backlighting Release Date
A+
£184.50 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

On average LG 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all televisions built by LG.

Very Big Picture Mastering Index (PMI)

4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 65UF8609 have picture mastering indexs (PMI) of between 900 and 2,200. With a picture mastering index (PMI) of 2,200, the 65UF8609 has one of the biggest picture mastering indexs (PMI) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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3D Compatible

The 65UF8609 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 65UF8609 which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 65UF8609 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 65UF8609 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 65UF8609 also have a WiFi connection.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The LG 65UF8609 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the LG 105UC9, or the Samsung UN88JS9500 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 65UF8609 do not feature OLED technology. The 65UF8609 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the 55EG9609, or the 65EG9609 both from LG is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Two Video Formats

The LG 65UF8609 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats H.264 and H.265 are also supported by this television.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The 65UF8609 is a three HDMI port television.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

The 65UF8609 is a two USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 65UF8609 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Televisions of this type and age have annual energy consumptions of between 61kWh and 550kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 166 kilowatt hours, the 65UF8609 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 65UF8609.

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Heavy

The lightest 4K and 8K TV that is a similar age to the 65UF8609 is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The 65UF8609 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 65UF8609 (31.3 kilograms) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 65UF8609

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 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as 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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Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 65UF8609 is typical compared to the other 435 TVs that were launched more than a year ago that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 65UF8609 is £185.

Average Thickness

At 51.6 millimeters, the LG 65UF8609 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 65UF8609.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
2D-3D Converter
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Timeshift Feature
HbbTV
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
AptX Audio Decoding
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Performance
Video Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
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
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
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £182.67
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £184.50
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 65UF8609uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.92T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 65uf8609
Barcodes 08806087363647

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