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LG 42UB820V

£522.99
42" 4K Ultra HD 900Hz Flat Aug 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £94.77 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are excellent
Reasonably priced
Good picture quality
50 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Thirteen customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Mr David Corbett mentioned “Great picture quality and fantastic value for the price” . Maria Gomez wrote “Very happy with it, excellent quality, good value for money” in his review of this TV. Three years ago Tinku G. mentioned on expert website Amazon “Great TV for Price”.


Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 42UB820 will cost only £95 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the most economic to run TVs of a similar spec and age.


Reviews

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 88 user reviews the average user rating of this LG TV is terrific. Over 84% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 9,080 expert and user reviews (including 1,947 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 92% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Remote Control

Six owners who reviewed the product said that it had a good remote control. Three years ago Tinku G. said in their review of the LG 42UB820 “The magic remote is very useful once you get used to it”. Paul Swinfield mentioned “The Magic Remote is great and its only when I lost it the other day” in his review of this TV and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. R. Collins said in their review of this TV “The TV comes with two remotes - a standard one and a 'magic remote” .


Design

Robust

Six customers who purchased the product mentioned that it was well made. S. Young mentioned on expert website Amazon two years ago “You can fine tune it in some cases with MPEG noise filter and other filters built in” and scored it 5 stars out of 5. Bob wrote “My overall impression is that the LG is built to a high standard” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. He also said “It feels well made with strong materials” in his review.

Nice Design

Five customers who purchased this TV said that it was good looking. Mr M Bull scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he said in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Beautiful tv & simple to set up”. P. D. Green wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Magic control is pretty good” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Rob mentioned in his review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Wow! Great tv the sound quality is bit poor other than that it's beautiful”.

Good Product Quality

Nineteen owners said in their reviews that the LG 42UB820 was good quality. Mr David Corbett said “Great picture quality, user interface could be better!” in his review of this TV. Two years ago Les910 wrote on expert review site Amazon “I had a Samsung smart tv with fantastic picture quality on none hd channels on sky”. Meadsmat said in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “The audio quality is also the best I've heard from a flat panel TV”.

Easy to Use

Six people who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use. P. D. Green wrote “It's easy to use onscreen keyboard using this”. Tony Paylor mentioned in his review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “I have synchronised my smartphone with this TV and can can control and watch my favourite channel like Youtube on this TV”. He also wrote “The magic remote is fun to use as a mouse” in his review.

Two customers who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to setup. Two years ago Carol Chapman scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he wrote in his review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Easy to set up, recognised by my wi-fi”.

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Benefits

Great for Films

Three people thought the product was great for watching films. A. L. Simpson said in their review of this TV “A great buy for the movie lover”. They also mentioned “It was just terrific, you see the film in a whole new light” in their review, and also wrote “The Big Country, was in effect like standing behind the director, you could almost touch the actors as the motion slowed down to "real life! And not film mode”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Twelve customers wrote in their reviews that the LG 42UB820 had good picture quality. Two years ago Meadsmat mentioned “Replaced that last year with a Sony and although audio and picture quality was much better, angle viewing was poor” in their review of this TV. Tinku G. scored it 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “The TV is definitely sharp in terms of picture quality, very light”. Two years ago Tony Paylor mentioned on expert website Amazon “The sound quality is better and the picture quality is amazing and crystal clear, even so in BBC HD channel” in his review of this TV and scored this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good High Def TV

Seven owners who bought this TV concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Mr David Corbett mentioned two years ago “A great little 4K TV, upscaling from standard TV and HD is good” in his review of this TV and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Tinku G. said “The hd channels are very clear”. They also mentioned “The 4K is useful for 4k movies and enhances full hd video” in their review.

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable 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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Not 3D

The 42UB820 is not 3D, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-50CX700 (£479.99) or the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99).

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 42UB820 has a pretty average high frequency rate (900 hertz) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the Sony KD-49X8309 (£449) (1,000Hz) which is also cheaper.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LG 43UF770 (£489.99) (43" and cheaper); or the LG 43UF640 (£449.95) (43" and higher rated).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Ten people considered that this TV had good sound quality. Paul Swinfield wrote in his review of this TV on expert website Amazon “Sound quality is great for this pricepoint” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. R. Collins scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The sound is surprisingly good (clear”. They also wrote “I have a proper 5.1 sound system anyway (which I used for my old TV” in their review.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was August 2014 when this TV was released.


Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Three people wrote in their reviews that this TV had good apps. Three years ago Paul Swinfield mentioned in his review of this TV “Its quicker booting up the apps with a direct wired connection” and rated it 5 stars out of 5. Hayley wrote on expert website Amazon “Love the fact it has the Internet built in and the apps it has on”.

Supports Internet TV

The 42UB820 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 42UB820 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 42UB820 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

Other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99) which has better reviews.

Alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-48AX630, or the Samsung UE55JU6400 (£529.99).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 42UB820 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42UB820 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 42UB820 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 51.8 millimeters, the LG 42UB820 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Philips 40PUS6809 (£471.59) (38mm) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg f3y021bf2m, lg 42ub820v
Barcodes 05052184937295, 05054531315633, 08806084849472, 08806084849489, 08806084849502, 08806084849519, 08806084849533

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