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LG 65UG870
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LG 65UG870

65" 200Hz Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
From the pixels to the pedestal LG SUPER UHD TV is the pinnacle of LCD television. An IPS 4K Quantum Display integrating a 10-bit panel generates a billion rich colours, producing bright, vibrant... More
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 6,328 expert and owner reviews, LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

3D Compatible

The 65UG870 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year are not 3D compatible.

There are a number of other 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE55JU7502[plb_2841301_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year, the LG 65UG870 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 65UG870, the LG 65UG870 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55JU7590[plb_2866375_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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Supports Ten Audio Formats

The 65UG870 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this age and spec. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions of this age and spec. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "DTS", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM", "RA-Lossless" and "WMA" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The 65UG870 has a greater number of smart modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year. This LG television has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of a similar spec and age to the 65UG870. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 65UG870, the 65UG870 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price], or the Samsung UN88JS9500[plb_3186351_price] which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 65UG870 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 65UG870. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year, the 65UG870 does not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG.

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Only Supports Two Video Formats

The 65UG870 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats DIVX and H.265 are also supported by this TV.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 169 kilowatt hours, the LG 65UG870 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 65UG870. The annual energy consumptions of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 65UG870 range from 61kWh to 550kWh.

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Heavy

The average weight of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 65UG870 is 20kg. With a weight of 29.6 kilograms, the 65UG870 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Very Thick

The average thickness of TVs of this age and type is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm. When compared to other similar spec TVs that were released one year ago that we have checked the thickness of, the LG 65UG870's thickness of 99.9 millimeters is one of the thickest.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UN55JS9000[plb_2756559_price] (91.44mm) which is also higher rated.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 65UG870

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 have been around for more than a year. 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

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the 65UG870 is £188 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 435 TVs of a similar type and age.

Average Refresh Rate

The 65UG870 has a pretty average refresh rate (200 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 65UG870.

There are a number of alternative 200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to consider including the 60UF850[pl_2805518_price], or the 49UF850[pl_2805516_price] both from LG which has better reviews.

If you want a faster refresh rate then you might want to look at the Philips 49PUS7170[plb_2824097_price] (800Hz), or the Sony KD-65S8505[plb_2965562_price] (800Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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HD Type
3D Compatible
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3D Technology
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
AptX Audio Decoding
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
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
ECO Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Digital Video Recorder
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour
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
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Width
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Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £185.88
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £187.71
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Energy Rating
0.93T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 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.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 65ug870, lg 65ug870v
Barcodes 00635131626234, 08806087137392, 08806087137439, 08806087137484, 08806087137507, 08806087137538, 08806087142303, 08806087347203

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