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LG 42UB820V

£522.99
An excellently reviewed and economical to run 42" 4K TV
42" 4K No No Aug 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 42UB820 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have ranked the LG 42UB820 number 33 in 40 inch TVs, number 118 in 4K TVs and number 196 across all TVs.
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£95 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
69
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has superb user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 88 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This LG TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £95 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,373 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report good remote control, it is reasonably priced and good picture quality.
The 42UB820 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Supports Wi-Fi
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 48 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching sport, ranking number 169 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 312 in TVs for films.
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LG 42UB820 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this television rated it as terrific. Over 84% of reviewers gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 16,043 expert and owner reviews (including 6,869 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report a Good Remote Control

Three people mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good remote control.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six customers said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Five people who reviewed the product said that it had good picture quality.

Users Report Great Product Quality

Seven people reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Great for Films

Two customers who purchased it thought it was great for watching films.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that the LG 42UB820 was good looking.

Users Report Excellent Sound Quality

Five customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good sound quality.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £522.99 it is more expensive than 41% of TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The 42UB820 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the worst resolution is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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 Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 42UB820 of 42" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 40% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 42UB820 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 42UB820 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 42UB820 of 51.8mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 33% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42UB820 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 20Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the 42UB820 of 900Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 7% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 42UB820 of 850Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 17% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the LG 42UB820 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42UB820 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 42UB820 in August 2014.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 42UB820 has an average 5 year running cost of £95 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,373 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg f3y021bf2m

Barcodes:

05052184937295, 05054531315633, 08806084849472, 08806084849489, 08806084849502, 08806084849519, 08806084849533

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