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LG 55UB830V

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LG 55UB830V

£1,249.99
LG 55UB830
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A fully featured and classic 55" 4K television, with average running costs
55" 4K No 37.8mm Jun 2014 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 55UB830 Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the LG 55UB830 number 900 across all TVs.
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Reviews
3 Reviews
88
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Age
3 Years Old
68
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%. Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This LG TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Thinner than average
ULTRA HD 4k
Redefine your entertainment
Triple XD engine
CINEMA 3d
IPS 4k PANEL
Cinema screen
LG smart TV
Ready for the future
Magic remote

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 55UB830 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport. It is also very good for playing games as well being good for watching films.
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Watching Films
Good
76
Watching Sport
Very Good
74
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up.
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LG 55UB830 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

Three experts from sites including Digital Versus, fwdmagazine.be and Les Numeriques.com have rated this TV on average 67%.

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 29,044 owner and expert reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by £241 (19%)

There was a cheaper price of £1,008.59 at Electronics & Gadgets Direct 88 days ago.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55UB830 is £140, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 55UB830 in June 2014.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the 55UB830 of 55" is larger than 72% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 55UB830 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 resolution 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the 55UB830 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 55UB830 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the 55UB830 of only 37.8mm is in the thinnest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The LG 55UB830 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55UB830 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 55UB830 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55UB830 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 92% of televisions which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55UB830 has an ECO mode. 91% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55UB830 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UB830 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55UB830 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UB830 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55UB830 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 television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. TVs resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 55UB830's motion interpolation frequency of 900Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 17% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 55UB830 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 55ub830v, samsung 55ub830v, lg 55ub830v

Barcodes:

00880608485009, 08806084795694, 08806084850027, 08806084850058, 08806084850096, 08806084850119, 08806084850133

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