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LG 43UH661V

£359.99
43" 4K Direct-LED Flat Mar 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £85.15 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are good
Easy to use
Poor stand
43 Reviews
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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 43UH661 has an average running cost of only £86 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 4% of all 473 TVs of this spec and age.


Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

43UH661 owners on average rated this television 86%. 29 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

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


Price

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Reasonably Priced

Eleven owners said that it was good value for money. A. Waterson mentioned in their review of the LG 43UH661 on expert website Amazon “Amazing for the price”. Albay said on expert review site Johnlewis.com last year “Great TV easy to set up and great value can fully recomend” in their review of this TV. In the same month Gordon E. Beavis scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this TV “Great TV at a good price, easy to set up”.


Features

Poor Stand

Four people who reviewed this TV concluded that it did not have a good stand. Amazon Customer wrote “I do worry if the TV will fall forward should the nails holding the stand get loose, or the plastic part break” and gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100. They also said “The design of the stand is not very stable, also it's plastic, so easy to break” in their review, and also wrote “The only issue is that the supporting stand for the TV is not easy to be screwed on”.

Good Technical Features

Two owners considered that it had good features. Copi said on expert review site Amazon “Great TV good value and plenty of features the only gripe is that when the guide is selected the TV displays a loading image for a few seconds” in their LG 43UH661 review. Amazon Customer mentioned “Great picture, great sound and great features and reasonable price!”.


Other

Best Seller

Across all TVs, the 43UH661 is one the top selling products currently available according to Amazon sales data.

Released Over a Year Ago

LG released the 43UH661 in March 2016.


Design

Easy to Use

Ten customers who bought it thought it was easy to setup. Recycled Rabbit said on expert website Amazon “LG guides to setting up the TV seem to be general one for their TV families”. Yfree0204 wrote “This TV is very easy to set up” in their review of this TV. Robady gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said in April last year “Easy to set up and programme”.

Six people said in their reviews that the LG 43UH661 was easy to use. Last year Sheikh101 wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “LG did a good job with WebOS3 - loving the apps, functions and how intuitive it is to use” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Amazon Customer said in their review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Pros Outstanding picture in 4k Impressive sound as standard Easy to use operating system with good range of apps Good link up capabilities e.g”. They also wrote “TV itself is easy to use, okay quality” in their review.

Three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Rebecca Blackman scored this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars and she said in her review of this TV last year “REVIEW UPDATED - EXTRA SETTINGS ADDED Our reliable.”. M.tintner gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “I tried the helpful settings suggested for Standard on the top review here” in their review of this TV.

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Robust

Three owners who purchased it thought it was well made. Recycled Rabbit rated the product 4 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “We found that there does seem to be some hiccups if you are streaming via another device versus the TVs built in apps”. Mr Kitler mentioned “The build quality is excellent, specially the thin metallic bezel” in his review of this TV.

Good Product Quality

Fifteen owners who purchased it thought it was good quality. In April last year Lasramblas962 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “This LG TV is easy to use and the picture quality is superb”. Yfree0204 rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Johnlewis.com “The picture & sound quality are good”. Sheikh101 said “The Sony had a better build quality and the TV was much thinner than the LG”.

Nice Design

Six owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good looking. Recycled Rabbit said on expert website Amazon last year “It's pretty good.” in their review of this TV. Brenlu wrote “Would definitely recommend LG good looking tv” in their LG 43UH661 review and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5. Mr. John I. Chaplin mentioned in April last year “A beautiful piece of equipment which is lightening fast to respond”.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The LG 43UH661 has an ECO mode. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have an ECO mode.

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that this TV had good apps.

Supports Timeshift

The LG 43UH661 supports timeshift. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support timeshift.

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Supports Internet TV

The LG 43UH661 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 43UH661 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was thin. In April last year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Amazon “At the front it is extremely slim”.

Fairly Thick

With a depth of 77.2 millimeters, the 43UH661 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV the depths range from 17mm to 100mm.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Cello C42250 (£279.99) (75mm) which is also cheaper.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 43UH661 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at including the LG 43UH620 (£349.99) which is cheaper; or the Hisense H49M3000 (£369) which has better reviews.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the Philips 40PUT6400 (£369).

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Supports Miracast

The LG 43UH661 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 43UH661 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 43UH661 has an ethernet port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 43UH661 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The LG 43UH661 features local dimming. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 43UH661 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year also have a desktop stand included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 43UH661 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Fourteen people who reviewed this TV agreed that it had good sound quality. Robady gave the product a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Decent sound”. Last year Elanor scored this TV 5 stars out of 5 and she wrote “The sound is fantastic” in her review of this TV. J. Cramp mentioned “The sound quality from the inbuilt speakers is also really good in my opinion”.


Display

Good High Def TV

Five customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Sheila M Fisher said in her review of this TV on expert website Amazon “LG ultra HD smart TV”. A. Waterson mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Pro's -The up scaling on HD content is great”. They also said “This is a fantastic unit for the price (I got the 49" for under £600) I've just replaced an older Full HD TV (50" Panasonic)” in their review.

Not 3D

The 43UH661 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Seiki SE50UY01UK; or the Samsung UE48JU7000 (£429.99).

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43 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 43 inches television.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the LG 49UH610 (£399.90) (49") which also has a higher rating.

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Good Picture Quality

Seven owners reckoned that this TV had good picture quality. Robady said “Excellent picture quality” in their review of this TV. Andyc69 gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this TV “The picture quality is great”. In April last year Brenlu gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Love this to, picture quality excellent”.

Two people who purchased the LG 43UH661 reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Rebecca Blackman wrote “The overall display looked washed out and bright colours were overblown”. Mr. John I. Chaplin said “Colours are phenomenal and natural with superb 3D better than Sony by far” in his review of this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 43uh661v, directory 43uh661v, lg 43uh661vultra, lg 43uh661vaek, lg uh661v, lg k7xn9
Barcodes 00000068759124, 08806087785562, 08806087785586, 08806087785593, 08806087785609

LG 43UH661 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 43UH661 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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