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LG 55UB830

LG 55UB830V

£999.99
£789.00 £210.99 cheaper than 5 days ago
55" Flat Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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15 Reasons For

Good 3D Picture Quality

A few LG 55UB830 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good High Def TV

A few people thought the LG 55UB830 was good at displaying high definition TV. Digital Versus said two years ago “Bon rendu 3D en Full HD” in their review of this TV. Digital Versus also mentioned “Ultra HD”.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

LG is one of the superior television manufacturers according to average user and expert reviews, and LG also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Good Remote Control

A number of customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good remote control. Digital Versus wrote “Magic Remote” in their LG 55UB830 review but they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good Picture Quality

Two customers who bought it thought it had good colour saturation. Digitalversus.com said in their review of the LG 55UB830 on expert review site Digital Versus “With mediocre contrast and insufficient responsiveness, this television only avoided a two-star rating because of its decent 3D mode, accurate colours and various built-in functions”. Digital Versus said in their review of the LG 55UB830 “Natural colours”.

One LG 55UB830 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality.

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Good Product Quality

One LG 55UB830 owner who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good quality. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of the LG 55UB830 “Good 3D picture quality in Full HD”.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55UB830, the 55UB830 supports smart TV.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV to this TV and we think the LG 55UB850[plb_2250466_price], and the Samsung UE60JU6000[plb_3404278_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV which you might also want to consider including the Philips 55PUS7809[plb_2219819_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The LG 55UB830 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UB830.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the LG 55UB850[plb_2250466_price], and the Samsung UE60JU6000[plb_3404278_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Philips 55PUS7809[plb_2219819_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 55UB830 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than most televisions of this age and spec. Most televisions of this spec and age support a 1080p supported video modes.

A 2160p supported video modes is actually the best supported video mode across all TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55UB830.

The worst supported video mode amongst similar types of TV is 480p.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

three USB 2.0 ports quantitys

The 55UB830 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55UB830 only have between one and two 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 LG 55UB830 is more than most TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most frequently featured lifestyle apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Has Five Smart Modess

The 55UB830 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55UB830. The smart modess "Cinema", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this television.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs of this age and spec.

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Quite Thin

The LG 55UB830 has one of the thinner depths (only 37.8 millimeters) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UB830 is 10mm and the thickest is 99mm.

Other 37.8mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the LG 55UB850[plb_2250466_price].

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might also want to look at the Philips 55PUS7809[plb_2219819_price] (35mm).

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8 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

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

Price Increase of £210.99

The 55UB830 has increased in price by £210.99 in the last few weeks.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UB830 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the Sony KD-55X9005[plb_1549954_price] which is also cheaper.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the LG 55UB830 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this age and type. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55UB830 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE55HU7200[plb_2432088_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

The 55UB830 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 55UB830 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One RF Ports Quantity

The 55UB830 is a one RF ports quantity TV.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The LG 55UB830 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 20 Watts) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The average RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago is 31W, and the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UB830

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Average Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 55UB830 will cost £175 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 116 televisions of a similar age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This LG television has been on the market for over two years.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
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
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
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
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual

Expert Reviews

(3)
9 February 2015

The IPS panel brought down the LG 49UB830V's final score. With mediocre contrast and insufficient responsiveness, this television only avoided a two-star rating because of its decent 3D mode,...

Natural colours
Magic Remote
Good 3D picture quality in Full HD
Great Smart TV functionalities
Couleurs fidles
Poor contrast
Slow responsiveness (IPS at 15 ms)
One strip of LED backlighting (risk of clouding)
Glossy screen susceptible to reflections in bright rooms
Contraste un peu faible
2 February 2015

La dalle IPS du LG 49UB830V plombe sa note finale. Avec un taux de contraste médiocre et une réactivité insuffisante, ce téléviseur évite de justesse les 2 étoiles grâce à sa 3D...

19 December 2014

We testten hier de 55UB830V maar LG heeft nog een goedkoper model, de UB820V waarop ten opzichte van dit model enkel 3D ontbreekt. Je moet op beide modellen WebOS opgeven, maar krijgt verder wel...

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).
23
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 lg 55ub830, lg 55ub830v, lg swv3432s10
Barcodes 00880608485009, 08806084795694, 08806084850027, 08806084850058, 08806084850096, 08806084850119, 08806084850133

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