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LG 55UB820
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LG 55UB820

55" Flat Aug 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Release Date
LG ULTRA HD 4K TV gives you the best picture quality there is, with four times the detail of Full HD. Our unique IPS Panel allows you to experience perfect clarity, wherever you sit to watch.... More
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10 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This television received a score of 100% from expert review website tweakers.net. That puts this TV in the top 1% of all the televisions of a comparable age and spec.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

LG has good average reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55UB820, the 55UB820 supports smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available including the Samsung UE55F9000[plb_2190075_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55UB820, the 55UB820 has a wi-Fi.

Other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55F9000[plb_2190075_price] which has better reviews.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most commonly found display technology on similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 55UB820 supports a better video mode than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This LG TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 1080p supported video modes.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UB820.

A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode amongst similar types of TV.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 55UB820 has more USB 2.0 ports quantitys than most of the TVs of this age and spec. Most of the 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55UB820 only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however this television has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the 55UB820 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This TV features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most frequently featured lifestyle apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55UB820.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

The 55UB820 has a quite thin depth (only 37.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The average depth of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55UB820 is 53mm, and the depths range from 10mm to 99mm.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most of the other TVs of this type and age are 3D, however the 55UB820 is not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the Samsung UE55F9000[plb_2190075_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UB820 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 55UB820 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE55F9000[plb_2190075_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 55UB820 is more than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This LG TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55UB820. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 55UB820 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 55UB820 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Has Five Smart Modess

The 55UB820 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55UB820. The smart modess "Cinema", "Energy saving", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The 55UB820 is a one RF ports quantity television.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The LG 55UB820 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 20 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Across all the televisions that came out more than two years ago the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UB820

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time 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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OK Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 55UB820 is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55UB820 is £175.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Expert Reviews

(1)
14 June 2015

Goedenavond,Ik heb een lange overwogen wat voor t.v. ik zou willen hebben.Met ruim 4 meter afstand zit ik ver van de t.v. dus 55" was een minimum.Ik heb ook een beamer overwogen, maar wegens... Read more…

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Ontbreken van de 3d functionaliteit

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 2 March 2015 by Mr Joshua Insley
(Verified Purchase)

Very thin and light. Cannot tell the difference in the picture quality over a standard tv? Tried many different recommend settings but doesn't look any better?
Nice tv though for the money.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £173.06
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £174.89
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Energy Rating
0.87T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 55ub820, certified 55ub820v
Barcodes 08806084894120, 08806084894151, 08806084894168, 08806084894175, 08806084894182

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