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LG 79UF860V

79" Passive Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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6 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 6,328 expert and user reviews, LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands.

3D Compatible

The 79UF860 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3D compatible TVs currently available including the Sony KD-75X9405[plb_2834291_price], or the Samsung UE78JS9500[plb_2824104_price] which has better reviews.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Sony KD-75X9105[plb_3120382_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year, the 79UF860 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony KD-75X9405[plb_2834291_price], or the Samsung UE78JS9500[plb_2824104_price].

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also support smart TV features including the Sony KD-75X9105[plb_3120382_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 79UF860 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 79UF860.

We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Sony KD-75X9405[plb_2834291_price], and the Samsung UE78JS9500[plb_2824104_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection which you might want to look at including the Sony KD-75X9105[plb_3120382_price].

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions of this type and age have motion interpolation frequencies of between 100Hz and 2,400Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 2,400 hertz, the LG 79UF860's motion interpolation frequency is one of the fastest amongst 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 79UF860.

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Has Three Smart Modes

The LG 79UF860 has a greater number of smart modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema, Standard and Vivid are also found on this LG TV.

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8 Reasons Against

Expensive

Comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago range in price from £280 to £13,999. We think that this LG television looks expensive compared to other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this age and type do not have a built-in camera. The 79UF860 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE78JS9500[plb_2824104_price] which is also higher rated.

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Running Costs Are High

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however the average running cost of the 79UF860 is £270 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the more expensive to run 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 79UF860 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 79UF860 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 79UF860 the subwoofer RMS power range from 10W to 40W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 22W. At only 15 Watts, the 79UF860 has a fairly low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 79UF860.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the 79UF860 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 79UF860 which has three HDMI ports.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 79UF860 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports, including the LG 79UF860 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 244 kilowatt hours, the LG 79UF860 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 79UF860. The lowest annual energy consumption of televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 79UF860 is 61kWh, the highest is 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 79UF860

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar 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

This LG television has been on the market for over a year.

Average Thickness

The 79UF860 has a pretty typical thickness (59.5 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Sony KD-75X9405[plb_2834291_price] (11mm) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Operating System
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
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
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
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Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £267.60
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £269.43
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Energy Rating
1.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
35
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 35 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 79uf860, lg 79uf860v, guarantee 79uf860, guarantee 79uf860v
Barcodes 08806087344370

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Samsung UE78JS9500 vs LG 79UF860

Samsung UE78JS9500 vs LG 79UF860
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£ 4,295.00 £5,299.99
Twice As Good Tuner
Higher RMS Rated Power
15W Higher Subwoofer RMS Power
One More USB 2.0 Port
2,200Hz Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
Only One RF Port

Samsung UE55JU6510 vs LG 79UF860

Samsung UE55JU6510 vs LG 79UF860
Samsung UE55JU6510 LG 79UF860
£ 849.99 £5,299.99
2x Lower Annual Energy Consumption
£134.60 Cheaper to Run
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
One More USB 2.0 Port
Only One RF Port
Significantly Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency

Samsung UE55JS8500 vs LG 79UF860

Samsung UE55JS8500 vs LG 79UF860
Samsung UE55JS8500 LG 79UF860
£ 1,099.00 £5,299.99
Vastly Lower Annual Energy Consumption
50% Higher RMS Rated Power
33% Cheaper to Run
One More USB 2.0 Port
Only One RF Port
Lower Energy Efficiency Rating
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