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LG 55UB830

£1,008.59
A classic 55" 4K television, good for watching sport on
55" 4K Yes No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 55UB830 Review

With very good features and reviews, we have ranked the LG 55UB830 number 86 in 3D TVs, number 105 in 55 inch TVs and number 277 in 4K TVs.
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3 Reviews
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Good Features
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3 Years Old
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£175 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
60
Good

Why Has it Scored 61?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%. Samsung televisions 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 televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £175 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This LG TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

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, ranking number 426 in TVs for sport. It is also very good for playing games, ranking number 244 in TVs for gaming, but good for watching films, ranking number 417 in TVs for films.
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LG 55UB830 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, fwdmagazine.be and Les Numeriques.com the average expert rating of this TV is 67%.

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LG Has Very Good Television Reviews

We checked 16,194 expert and user reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £1,008.59 it is more expensive than 72% of TVs.


Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The LG 55UB830's display diagonal of 55" is quite large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 21% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The LG 55UB830 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found 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 Technology

The LG 55UB830 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The 55UB830 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The 55UB830's thickness of only 37.8mm is in the thinnest 14% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the LG 55UB830 of 900Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 55UB830 of 20W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 20% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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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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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports 24p

The LG 55UB830 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55UB830 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55UB830 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 55UB830 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

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

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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 pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has an ECO Mode

The LG 55UB830 has an ECO mode. 93% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Local Dimming

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

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55UB830 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 55UB830 in June 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV has an efficiency rating of A. The 55UB830 is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on adequate usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55UB830 is £175.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

samsung 55ub830v, lg swv3432s10

Barcodes:

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

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