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LG 79UB980

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

LG 79UB980

£3,999.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and giant 4K 87mm thick TV, with OK running costs
54
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
79" 4K No 87mm Apr 2014 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 79"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 87mm
Release Date Apr 2014
Energy Efficiency A+
LG OLED65G6

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

LG OLED65G6

£3,499.00
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and huge 4K OLED/QLED technology TV, with OK running costs and features
97
Reviews
174 Reviews + 18 Awards
53
Value for Money
Average
94
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
65" 4K Yes 68mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology Yes
Thickness 68mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A
LG 79UB980

74

Overall Score

74

Overall Score

LG 79UB980

£3,999.99
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and giant 4K 87mm thick TV, with OK running costs
54
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good
79" 4K No 87mm Apr 2014 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 79"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 87mm
Release Date Apr 2014
Energy Efficiency A+
LG OLED65G6

84

Overall Score

84

Overall Score

LG OLED65G6

£3,499.00
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and huge 4K OLED/QLED technology TV, with OK running costs and features
97
Reviews
174 Reviews + 18 Awards
53
Value for Money
Average
94
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£190 Over 5 Years
84
Overall Score
Excellent
65" 4K Yes 68mm Mar 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 65"
HD Type 4K
OLED/QLED Technology Yes
Thickness 68mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A

Top Prices

LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
5 hours agoPay in InstallmentsExcellent Customer Feedback
£3,999.99
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£4,299.00
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£3,499.00
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£4,299.00
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£4,299.00
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13 hours agoExcellent Customer Feedback
£4,398.99
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Reasons For

LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
3 Reasons For
18% Larger Display Diagonal
The LG 79UB980 is a 79" TV. That's 14" larger than the LG OLED65G6 (65").

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, excluding any frame or border.

One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

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30W Higher RMS Rated Power
The LG 79UB980 has an RMS rated power of 90W, whereas the LG OLED65G6 is only a 60W RMS rated power TV (30W lower).

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

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Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 79UB980 is "A+", but the rating of the LG OLED65G6 is "A".
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OLED/QLED Technology
The LG OLED65G6 features OLED/QLED technology, but the LG 79UB980 does not feature OLED/QLED technology.

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

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5W Higher Subwoofer RMS Power
The LG OLED65G6 has a subwoofer RMS power of 20W, whereas the LG 79UB980 is only a 15W subwoofer RMS power TV (5W lower).

This is a measure of the continuous power (RMS power) produced by a subwoofer.

A higher RMS power to the subwoofer in your TV means the subwoofer will deliver more powerful bass, and will have more impact when watching films or listening to music.

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Ethernet Port
The LG OLED65G6 has an ethernet port, but the LG 79UB980 does not have an ethernet port.

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

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Thinner
The LG OLED65G6 is a 68mm thick TV. That's 19mm thinner than the LG 79UB980 (87mm).

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

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Cheaper by £501
The LG OLED65G6 costs £3,499.00, whereas the LG 79UB980 is £3,999.99.
More Shops Are Selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£31 Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the LG OLED65G6 only costs £188 to run whereas the LG 79UB980 costs £219 to run (16% more).
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Hugely Better User Reviews
The LG OLED65G6 has an average user review score of 94%, but the LG 79UB980 has an average rating of 20% (based on 1 review).

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LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
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Reviews & Awards

Awards

LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
No awards found
18 Awards

Average Expert Rating

LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
29 reviews
4 stars
8 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

The LG OLED65G6 has better user reviews than the LG 79UB980. The average user reviews score for the LG OLED65G6 is 94% based on 111 reviews, where as the average score for the LG 79UB980 is 20% based on 1 review.
LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
5 stars
0 reviews
4 stars
0 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
1 review
Best
5 stars
94 reviews
4 stars
9 reviews
3 stars
1 review
2 stars
3 reviews
1 star
4 reviews

Date Released

LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
47 months old 24 months old Best

Key Features

Display Diagonal

‘Display Diagonal’ is the measure of the size of the TV screen from top-left to bottom-right corner, excluding any frame or border.

One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

OLED/QLED Technology

OLED and QLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light, unlike standard LED TVs.

OLED and QLED TVs have much higher contrast than LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Best
No
Yes

Thickness

The thickness of a TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
LG 79UB980
LG
79UB980
28 trees 1.1 tonnes CO2
LG OLED65G6
LG
OLED65G6
24 trees 0.93 tonnes CO2 (Best)

Specification

 
 
 
Display LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Display Diagonal 79"
BEST
65"
HD Type
4K
 4K
4K
 4K
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
3840 x 2160 (4K)
 3840 x 2160 (4K)
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Brightness
Supported Video Mode
1080i 1080p
720p 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
1080i 1080p
720p 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 2160p
Display Technology
OLED LED
 OLED
 LED
OLED LED
 OLED
 LED
Display Diagonal (metric) Unknown - Click to provide data 164cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 
 
 
Audio LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Subwoofer RMS Power 15W 20W
BEST
RMS Rated Power 90W
BEST
60W
Loudspeaker 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Modes
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Standard Music
Movie Sports
Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Speaker 5 Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Smart TV LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Video App
Netflix Smart World
 Netflix
 Smart World
Netflix Smart World
 Netflix
 Smart World
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Other Features LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Dimensions (WxDxH) Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimming Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Intelligent Mode Unknown - Click to provide data
Surround Modes Unknown - Click to provide data
Accessories Included Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI in Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Power Source Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Power LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 169W 145W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby) 0.3W 0.3W
Annual Energy Consumption 247kWh 212kWh
BEST
 
 
 
TV Tuner LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Tuner Type
Digital
 Digital
Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC
 NTSC
NTSC
 NTSC
 
 
 
Performance LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Video Formats Supported
DIVX DIVX HD
VP9
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 VP9
DIVX DIVX HD
VP9
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 VP9
Audio Formats Supported
MP3 AC3
PCM EAC3
AAC++ MP2
WMA eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
apt-X AAC HE
HE-A DTS
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 AAC++
 MP2
 WMA
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 apt-X
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 DTS
MP3 AC3
PCM EAC3
AAC++ MP2
WMA eAAC+
HE-AAC RA-Lossless
apt-X AAC HE
HE-A DTS
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 AAC++
 MP2
 WMA
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 apt-X
 AAC HE
 HE-A
 DTS
Image Formats Supported
JPG MPO
JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
JPG MPO
JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Processor Cores Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 Pages
 
 
 
Packaging Content LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
3D Glasses Quantity Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
AC AV
Component
 AC
 AV
 Component
AC AV
Component
 AC
 AV
 Component
 
 
 
Networking LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Wi-Fi Standards
802.11ac 802.11a
IEEE 802.11a IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
802.11ac 802.11a
IEEE 802.11a IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 
 
 
Management Features LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Smart Modes
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Vivid Cinema
Game Standard
Sports Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Number of OSD Languages Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Programming Period Unknown - Click to provide data 8 Day(s)
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Thickness 87mm 68mm
BEST
Weight 57kg 31.7kg
BEST
Weight With Stand 60kg 31.7kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand) 330.6mm 243mm
BEST
Height (with Stand) 1,075mm 883mm
Width (with Stand) 1,874mm 1,461mm
BEST
Height 1,014mm 892mm
Width 1,773mm 1,461mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port 1 1
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port 1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 1
Composite Video in 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 1
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
HDMI Port 4 4
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 1
 
 
 
Technical Details LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Network Streaming Services
Smart World
 Smart World
Smart World
 Smart World
HDMI Connection Unknown - Click to provide data
Other Features Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Packaging Data LG 79UB980 LG OLED65G6
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 40.5kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000mm
Package Depth Unknown - Click to provide data 207mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 1,625mm

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