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LG 43UF770V

£489.99
43" 4K Edge-LED Flat Apr 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £110.79 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Good connectivity
Good product quality
10 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Some LG 43UF770 owners reckoned that the product was good value for money. Amazon Customer gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon two years ago “Would recommend this TV to anyone who is looking for an affordable smart 4K tv”. Andyc scored it very highly and said on Amazon “Very happy and at an excellent price!”. Ap said on Amazon “This TV is Exceptional value for money!”.

A number of LG 43UF770 owners considered that the product was a bargain for the price. Amazon Customer said “Couldn't have picked a better TV and a bargain at the price considering all of the features” in their review of this TV and scored it very highly. Moonjoose said “It's a bit of a bargain for the quality” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Mr. C. S. Falconer mentioned on Amazon “For the money £549 think this is a bargain, oh and the missus loves it” in their review of the LG 43UF770.

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Design

Robust

Some LG 43UF770 owners thought this TV was well made. Biff wrote “Looks and feels well built” in their review. Fetish_2000 said on Amazon “Is excellent solidly built and although the size of the t.v”. Tony said “The built in OS is superb” and gave this TV an excellent review score.

One customer said in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Dom Green wrote on Amazon “Wow! First TV had broke pixles and they replaced it with out a whimper so rest assured on that front also”. One LG 43UF770 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was reliable.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Mike Harrison mentioned two years ago “Good sturdy stand”.

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Nice Design

A few people who purchased the product agreed that it was good looking. Biff mentioned on Amazon “A really nice looking TV”. Computer User mentioned in their LG 43UF770 review on Amazon “These play beautifully on the TV”. Fetish_2000 mentioned on Amazon “As the actual sturdiness is pretty good (the t.v” in their review.

One LG 43UF770 reviewer who purchased this TV wrote that it was well designed. Mystery Man rated it 4 stars and wrote “The smart features are extensive, well designed and quite easy to use” in their review of this TV. One LG 43UF770 owner considered that it was ergonomic. Susman scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “The design is ergonomic and sits well in the hand” in their LG 43UF770 review.

One LG 43UF770 owner wrote that it was neat. Two years ago Susman wrote on Amazon “It is great for entering text on the keyboard scroll wheel is pretty neat too” in their review of this TV.

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Easy to Use

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “The smart remote make it more easier to use and to set up your desire settings” in their review and gave it an excellent review. Bubafox wrote on Amazon “Its easy to use and has some good apps on it”. Bubafox also said “I bought the one with the magic remote control and this seems to be the better option”.

Sixteen customers concluded that this TV was easy to setup. Two years ago A. M rated this TV 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Setting up was easy with the magic remote”. Ap said “Setting up is easy” . Barry said on Amazon “Great picture, easy to set up”.

Some people reckoned that it had a good experience. Charlie Dalley rated it as excellent and he wrote in his review of the LG 43UF770 on Amazon “Everything goes above and beyond to make your viewing experience the best it can be”. Dace said in their review of the LG 43UF770 “I suggest a soundbar or surround sound system to get the full cinema experience” and rated this TV as very good. Paulb gave the LG 43UF770 a score of 5 stars and wrote in their LG 43UF770 review “Your internet connection needs to be plugged in via LAN for the best experience”.

Three LG 43UF770 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good voice recognition. Craig Cf wrote on Amazon “The magic remote is great too, with voice control and a sort of air-mouse style cursor”. Mystery Man said on Amazon “What makes this even more usable is the excellent voice recognition built into the TV” in their review of this TV.

Some LG 43UF770 reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Amazon Customer said two years ago “I was very happy with the price for a smart 4K tv and the picture quality is very very good! It's basic settings are excellent” . Fetish_2000 wrote in their LG 43UF770 review “Its default settings are amazing, really strong contrast”. A few weeks ago J J Smith wrote on Amazon “Since the magic remote doesn't work I cant access settings etc” however despite that they only gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers said in their reviews that the product was good quality. A. M wrote in their LG 43UF770 review two years ago “The TV came with SIX year warranty and 6 month Netflix Premium (includes few 4K UHD titles)! Sound quality is surprisingly OK” and rated it as excellent. Acidtest said on Amazon also two years ago “A big thumbs up for the thought put into making this to achieve the great all round quality and future proof” in their review of this TV. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Sound quality is very good as is the build quality” in their review of the LG 43UF770.


Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 10 owner reviews the average owner rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 87%. 72 reviewers (85% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 9,694 owner and expert reviews (including 2,455 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 92% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Remote Control

Several people who bought the product agreed that it had a good remote control. Amazon Customer rated the product as excellent and mentioned “Setting up this tele was easy and the remote is very nice” in their review. Amazon Customer also said “Great TV, radio remote sometimes a bit sleepy”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Whenever it was powered on it would display an animation of a cartoon bird pecking at an ok button on a remote control”.

Good Technical Features

A few people who purchased it said that it had good features. Susman wrote in their LG 43UF770 review on Amazon two years ago “All round very pleased with all its features and of course” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. Vijay Mahrra wrote on Amazon “One of the most interesting features was the smart remote-control which makes pointing” in their LG 43UF770 review and scored it 5 stars. Zarani mentioned on Amazon last year “Smart features are nice and solid” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars.

Good Stand

Some people who bought it reckoned that it had a good stand. Charlie Dalley mentioned on Amazon “Easy set up of stand and you get what you'd expect in the box” in his review of this TV and gave the product an excellent review score. Last year Kevin Bell mentioned on Amazon “I like the stand too as I have placed my freesat decoder to the rear of the tv” in his review of this TV and scored the product 5 stars. In January last year Vijay Mahrra said on Amazon “Assembling the TV stand was quick, easy” in their review of the LG 43UF770 and rated it 5 stars.

Good for Wall Mounting

One LG 43UF770 owner wrote that the product was good for wall mounting. Susman said on Amazon “If you are going to wall mount this unit, best to do some research for the best bracket”.


Energy

Running Costs Are Low

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The 43UF770 is one of the cheaper to run televisions of a similar age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 43UF770 is £111.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

A few LG 43UF770 reviewers who purchased the LG 43UF770 considered that it did not have good technical guidance. Last year Jf said “It would have been better with a manual” yet they rated it 5 stars. Jf also mentioned “There is too much in this tv, for it not to have any decent working instructions”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

A number of LG 43UF770 reviewers considered that it had good picture quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Once you have messed around a little with them to get it to suit how you want it the picture quality is outstanding to me” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also wrote “Great picture quality especially noticeable when watching live sport”. Bobbyg said in their LG 43UF770 review “Picture quality is fantastic” and scored it 80 out of 100.

Some LG 43UF770 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Biff wrote “Colour saturation was good without being too intense” in their review. John Browne wrote “The TV it's self is superbly made good picture and colours” in his review of the LG 43UF770 and scored it 5 stars. Mystery Man said in their review “The colours seem very vivid”.

A few LG 43UF770 reviewers who reviewed this TV agreed that it had a wide viewing angle. Biff rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Viewing angle is very good”. One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good for watching movies. Acidtest mentioned on Amazon “Deciding factor for me because 100Hz is sufficient for a great picture for movies and sports even without 4K”.

One LG 43UF770 reviewer who bought the product thought it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Della-Marie Allen wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon “Is working great with the blu-Ray player and cable I got all together, over all a great purchase”.

One LG 43UF770 reviewer who bought it thought it was good for playing games on. One LG 43UF770 owner who purchased it concluded that it had a good refresh rate.

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Good High Def TV

Fourteen LG 43UF770 owners said in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Acidtest mentioned on Amazon “Will get better when Ultra HD 4K transmissions become more frequent” in their review. Andyc mentioned in their review of the LG 43UF770 “Looks excellent with BT's ultra HD channel”. Biff said “Image quality is excellent with HD material” in their review of the LG 43UF770 and gave the LG 43UF770 a rating of 5 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One LG 43UF770 owner who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Not 3D

The LG 43UF770 is not 3D, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Philips 40PUS6809 (£471.59); or the Panasonic TX-50CX700 (£479.99), or the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99).

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43 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 43 inch TV.

If this LG television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the TX-55CX400 (£399.99) (55" and cheaper), or the TX-55DX650 (55" and cheaper) both from Panasonic.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

A few people said that the product had good sound quality. Amazon Customer said in their review of the LG 43UF770 two years ago “In this aspect it is very good! The sound quality is fine as I have this in my bedroom sound isn't an issue” and scored it 5 stars. Ashley Boyles mentioned on Amazon “Has clear picture, i would recommend buying a sound bar for this though, my tv came with a tiny strip of discoloured pixels which disapointed me” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Ballyhack wrote on Amazon “Great sound & fantastic picture - all at a reasonable”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who bought the product wrote that it was noisy. Last year Mystery Man wrote “Highs and are very loud”.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W. At only 20 Watts, the LG 43UF770 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Six customers who reviewed the product said that it had good apps. Computer User mentioned in their review of this TV “Excellent smart TV, just missing ITV Player and 4oD apps to make it perfect” and rated the product 4 stars. Computer User also said “Apart from Netflix, there are apps from other media providers such as Now TV, Amazon, Google Play Movies & TV, blinkbox, Spotify, etc”. Kevin M wrote in his review two years ago “The UI was fast, intuitive and responsive, reasonable selection of apps, price was good, magic remote took some getting used to”.

A number of customers who purchased the product reckoned that it was good for watching YouTube on. Computer User wrote “There is a lot of good content on YouTube these days, quite a bit of it in HD”. Computer User also wrote “In fact, even some of the lower-resolution YouTube videos look reasonable on the TV's 40-inch screen because the TV's software up-scales lower-resolution video”. In January last year Craig Cf wrote in his LG 43UF770 review “Netflix 4k, YouTube 4k and Amazon instant video 4k are jaw droppingly sharp” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

Four customers said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching on demand TV. Dace wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Best bet is to subscribe to Netflix Ultra HD as”. Dace also mentioned “Amazon Prime has some free 4k content”. Mike Harrison wrote in his review of the LG 43UF770 “Looks great with xbox one, netflix and even my android box”.

Some people said in their reviews that this TV had great smart functions. One LG 43UF770 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was good for watching TV catchup services. Computer User mentioned in January last year “The BBC iPlayer app is a real boon”.

One LG 43UF770 reviewer considered that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Mike Harrison said “Picture is really good even on freeview” and rated it 4 stars.

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Good Connectivity

Some LG 43UF770 owners mentioned that the product was good in terms of USB connections. Acidtest wrote in their review of this TV “This LG set even has a USB 3.0 slot and can record on a USB drive formatted on NTFS”. Mystery Man scored it 4 stars and mentioned last year “I have found the TV works well with a separate USB keyboard (Logitech K400 Plus), even the laptop style mouse trackpad works well here” in their review. Mystery Man also said “Movie playback from a USB stick also works well, at least as far as mp4 files are concerned”.

A few LG 43UF770 owners wrote in their reviews that the LG 43UF770 was wifi compatible. In January last year Bubafox wrote on Amazon “Works well using wi-fi althoughNetflix has had to be reset a few times” and scored it 5 stars. Dave S. gave this TV a score of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “The picked the Wifi quickly without problems” in his review of the LG 43UF770.

One person considered that this TV was able to connect to the internet. Horwichite gave the product an excellent review and mentioned “Going to have to get faster internet for the streaming”.

One person who purchased the LG 43UF770 considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Ossian rated the LG 43UF770 4 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Otherwise, everything connected flawlessly by a single HDMI cable to the IXOS 4 in 1 out HDMI box, so that switching between the PS3, DVD player, satellite box”.

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Supports Internet TV

The 43UF770 supports internet TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 43UF770 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Biff gave this TV a rating of 5 stars and said “Very slim profile”. Biff also said “Certainly an improvement on my old TV.4K titles are thin on the ground”. Craig Cf mentioned in his review of the LG 43UF770 on Amazon last year “That's a pretty common issue with slim bezel designs”.

One LG 43UF770 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV was thick. Fetish_2000 wrote “Noticeably thicker to store the input connections (which some curved t.v’s do” and scored it very highly. One person who reviewed it considered that it was good structurally. Kevin Bell wrote “Great TV, superior picture and a solid build construction” in his review of this TV and gave the LG 43UF770 a rating of 5 stars.

One LG 43UF770 owner who reviewed it considered that it was a good depth. The Man On the Clapham Omnibus rated it 5 stars and said in their review of this TV “The colour depth is amazing, incredibly black blacks”.

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Average Depth

At 56.4 millimeters, the 43UF770 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the LG 55UF680 (£429.99) (56.7mm and cheaper).

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 43UF770 in April 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 43UF770 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

There are a number of alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at including the Philips 40PUS6809 (£471.59) which is cheaper; or the Panasonic TX-50CX700 (£479.99) which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the Samsung UE48JU6400 (£529).

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Supports Miracast

The 43UF770 supports Miracast, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 43UF770 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 43UF770 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The LG 43UF770 features local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this television also feature local dimming.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 43UF770 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics ltd 43uf770v, lg electronics 43uf770v, refurbished 43uf770v, certified 43uf770v, lg 43uf770v
Barcodes 08806087139075, 08806087139099

LG 43UF770 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 43UF770 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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