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Thomson 55UZ8766

55" Active Sep 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
4K Ultra HD guarantees a unique viewing experience! The picture is 4 times more accurate than Full HD resolution: you will not miss even the smallest detail. This sharpness gives the picture an... More
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7 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the 55UZ8766 is one of the more economic to run TVs of this age and type that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55UZ8766 is £121.

3D Compatible

The 55UZ8766 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UZ8766.

Alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the 84LM960[pl_1467110_price], or the 65UB980[pl_2250465_price] both from LG or the Panasonic TX-65CR852[plb_2955160_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago, the 55UZ8766 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider including the LG 84LM960[plb_1467110_price], the Philips 55PUS9109[plb_2452814_price], or the Samsung UE48HU7500[plb_2284995_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UZ8766, the Thomson 55UZ8766 has a WiFi connection.

Alternative televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 84LM960[plb_1467110_price], the Thomson 40UZ7766[plb_2470441_price], or the Philips 49PUS7909[plb_2448189_price].

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Two RF Ports

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UZ8766 have between one and two RF ports, including the 55UZ8766 which has two RF ports.

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Has One Smart Mode

The 55UZ8766 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Hotel are also found on this Thomson TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Lydogbilde.no, ljudochbild.se and lydogbillede.dk the average expert rating of this television is 67 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UZ8766 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the 55PUS9109[pl_2452814_price], the 65PUS9109[pl_2452813_price], or the 65PUS9809[pl_2436937_price] all from Philips which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55UZ8766 do not feature OLED technology. The 55UZ8766 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the UE55HU6900[pl_2276974_price], or the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price] both from Samsung or the LG 77EC980[plb_2513154_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the 55UZ8766 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 55UZ8766. Similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55UZ8766 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 120Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 920Hz.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most TVs of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports, including the 55UZ8766 which has three HDMI ports.

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Only Two Loudspeakers

The Thomson 55UZ8766 is a two loudspeaker television.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Thomson 55UZ8766

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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 Two Years Ago

Thomson released the 55UZ8766 over two years ago.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 56 millimeters, the Thomson 55UZ8766 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 56mm thick TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L65WT600[plb_1734622_price].

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Hotel Mode
Performance
Teletext Function
Parental Controls
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Expert Reviews

(3)
22 December 2014

Trods et skarpt 4K-billede har Thomsons tv ikke helt det, der skal til for at blande sig med de bedste i denne hårde kappestrid. Det byder på et skarpt, støjfrit billede ved 4K-signaler, men er...

12 December 2014

Thomson är ett annat anrikt märke som numera byggs av TCL. Den kinesiska producenten är en av världens största TV-tillverkare och fast besluten att bli stor i Europa. För att lyckas med det... Read more…

1 December 2014

Skarpt 4K-bilde til tross, Thomson-TV-en har ikke helt det som skal til for å nå opp til de beste i denne (tross alt) meget tøffe forsamlingen. Den leverer et skarpt og støyfritt bilde med 4K...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £118.58
Electricity cost when on standby £1.77
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Total running cost over 5 years £120.35
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Energy Rating
0.6T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers thomson 55uz8766
Barcodes 05901292502218, 05901292504717

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