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LG 42UB820

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LG 42UB820

LG 42UB820
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A very economical to run and classic 42" 4K TV, with great features
42" 4K No 51.8mm Aug 2014 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 42UB820 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the LG 42UB820 as follows:
96
Reviews
88 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
84
Running Costs
£76 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 94%, based on 88 reviews. Hisense 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 televisions 2018.
This LG TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £76 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report good remote control, it is reasonably priced and excellent picture quality.
The 42UB820 has some great features:
4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports smartphones being used as a remote

What is This TV Best Used For?

29
Watching Films
Mediocre
55
Watching Sport
Average
68
Playing Games
Good

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How Big is the LG 42UB820?

The LG 42UB820 is 951.4mm wide and 568.9mm tall. It is 51.8mm thick and weighs 11.5kg.

LG 42UB820 front dimensions
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LG 42UB820 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Excellent Owner Reviews

People who bought this television rated this television as excellent on average. 42 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 27,825 expert and user reviews (including 11,120 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report a Good Remote Control

Three people who bought the LG 42UB820 wrote that it had a good remote control.

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six people said in their reviews that this TV was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Picture Quality

Five customers wrote in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality.

Users Report Good Product Quality

Seven owners who reviewed this TV said that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Great for Films

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was great for watching films.

Users Report Nice Design

Two customers said in their reviews that it was good looking.

Customers Report Excellent Sound Quality

Five owners who purchased it concluded that it had good sound quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

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

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 42UB820 has an average running cost of £76 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in August 2014.

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 42UB820 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all televisions ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 LG 42UB820's display diagonal of 42" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 63% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

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

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Not 3D

The LG 42UB820 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The 42UB820's thickness of only 51.8mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 69% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 42UB820 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 42UB820 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the LG 42UB820 of 850Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 82% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The 42UB820's high frequency rate of 900Hz is in the fastest 7% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The slowest high frequency rate of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 42UB820 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg f3y021bf2m

Barcodes:

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

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