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LG 55UB850V

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55" Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

Ljudochbild.se gave this television a "Best in Test" award and it received a "Best in Test 6 Star" award from Lydogbillede.dk.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Chip.de, digitalt.tv and Cnetfrance.fr this TV has an overall expert rating of 77 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this TV rated it as superb.

Good Product Quality

A number of customers who bought this TV agreed that it was good quality. Amazon Customer scored this TV very highly and said on Amazon “Excellent price for the quality and performance of this TV”. Mr. S. R. Reece wrote two years ago “It's well made and very sturdy for a large screen.” in their review of this TV. Digital Versus mentioned in their review of this TV “Good 3D Full HD picture quality”.

Reasonably Priced

A few LG 55UB850 reviewers reckoned that it was good value for money. Gary Barnett said in his review on Amazon “Great TV for the price”.

Several people wrote in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Joe Doe mentioned “Passive 3D capabilities (cheap and light glasses, good view at any horizontal angle” in his review of the LG 55UB850. Joe Doe also wrote “Shiny silver plastic on the sides -- some reviewers say this looks cheap.”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A few LG 55UB850 owners who reviewed the LG 55UB850 thought it had a good 3D picture quality.

Good Brand

LG 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LG is one of the superior manufacturers.

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Robust

One person who bought it considered that it was easy to damage or scratch. Mr. S. R. Reece said “Also make sure that you pick it up correctly too as damaging the screen is all to easy, don't try” in their review and rated it as very good.

One LG 55UB850 owner said in their reviews that the product was well made.

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Good Connectivity

One customer who bought it concluded that it was able to connect to the internet. Mr. S. R. Reece said two years ago “Even then you'll have to have a good internet speed.I have a top end Blu Ray player” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars.

One LG 55UB850 owner considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Digital Versus wrote two years ago “Niska ostro obrazw ruchomych, stosunkowo jasna czer, brak moliwoci odtwarzania materiaw filmowych o rozdzielczoci powyej Full HD z USB, rozdzielczo w trybie 3D poniej Full HD” in their review of this TV however despite that they only gave the LG 55UB850 a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Good Remote Control

Two people concluded that it had a good remote control. Digital Versus wrote two years ago “Magic Remote”.

Good High Def TV

A few LG 55UB850 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV.

Nice Design

One LG 55UB850 reviewer concluded that it was a good design. Matt Phillips gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and he mentioned on Amazon “Its a nice design looks smart and is not that heavy” in his review. One customer wrote that the LG 55UB850 was good looking. Expert website Digitalversus.com said in their LG 55UB850 review “The 850V's design is pretty appealing” however they rated this TV 3 stars.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One LG 55UB850 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was good for watching on demand TV. Joe Doe mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Most of the time we enjoy Netflix, YouTube, broadcast shows” in his LG 55UB850 review.

Good Standard Def TV

One customer mentioned that the LG 55UB850 was good at displaying standard definition TV. Mr. S. R. Reece wrote “SD (DVD) is ok up to 40” and scored the LG 55UB850 very highly.

Good Picture Quality

A few people considered that it had good picture quality.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55UB850 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 55UB850.

Alternative televisions with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include cheaper TVs such as the LG 49UB850[plb_2254678_price].

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 55UB850, the LG 55UB850 supports smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might want to look at including the LG 49UB850[plb_2254678_price] which is cheaper.

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Quite Thin

The depths of TVs of this spec and age range from 10mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 53mm. At only 37.8 millimeters, the 55UB850 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55UB850.

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8 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it was not easy to use.

Poor Support

One LG 55UB850 reviewer who reviewed this TV thought it did not have good technical guidance.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was not thin. Joe Doe mentioned “It seems only expensive Vogel's Thin 345 which can handle more than 20kg” although he gave it a score of 80 out of 100.

One LG 55UB850 owner said in their reviews that the product was not heavy and bulky. Mr. S. R. Reece mentioned on Amazon “Can overbear your living room This TV is 55" and it's heavy so make sure your table can safely take the weight”.

One person who reviewed the product considered that it was not thick. Mr. S. R. Reece said on Amazon “Settings just in case you loose the remote” in their review of this TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UB850 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UB850 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 55UB850 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55UB850. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The LG 55UB850 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The 55UB850 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this LG television. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The 55UB850 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UB850

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as 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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Running Costs Are Average

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 55UB850 has an average running cost of £180 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 116 televisions of this age and spec.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this 4K and 8K TV was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
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3D
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2D-3D Converter
Smart TV
Smart TV
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RS-232 Ports
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
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Local Dimming
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VESA Mounting
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Packaging Content
Manual
Warranty Card

2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(12)
2 March 2015

Unsurprisingly, the 55UB850V suffers exactly the same faults as the 49UB830V, specifically an unimpressive responsiveness and mediocre contrast. It makes up for it slightly thanks to its accurate...

Accurate colours
Magic Remote
Good 3D Full HD picture quality
Comprehensive WebOS interface
Les fonctionnalits multimdia, la connectique, le WiFi intgr
Poor contrast ratio
Not the best responsiveness (IPS at 15 ms)
One strip of LED backlighting (risk of clouding)
Glossy screen susceptible to glare in bright rooms
La compensation de mouvements, le niveau de noirs, l'upscaling des sources SD et HD, la complexit d'utilisation
3 June 2014

The LG 49UB850V is not only the worst 4K TV we've tested, it's also the worst-performing television we've reviewed to date in terms of image quality. Its subpar picture performance is made all the...

23 January 2015

1 500 euros. C'est la somme exigée pour ce téléviseur LG 55UB850V Ultra HD tournant sous WebOS qui s'avère bien moins emballant que nous l'espérions...

22 December 2014

LG 55UB850V har en række egenskaber, som gør det til en hård konkurrent blandt de billige 4K-tv'er. Brugervenligheden er blandt de bedste i klassen. Billedkvaliteten er virkelig god, hvad enten...

Lydogbillede.dk

20 October 2014
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User Reviews

(8)
(Verified Purchase)

Received it in good order, except for the fact that upon opening the box, and following the assembly of stand instructions as described, I then discovered the Mains lead had an EU moulded plug... Read more…

Reviewed 11 May 2015 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent price for the quality and performance of this TV.

Reviewed 18 February 2015 by Mr. S. R. Reece "Topcat"

Before I start I have rated this as 4 and a half stars as you will read why.

I decided to upgrade to a larger screen to go along with my cinema surround....when you get to this size... Read more…

Reviewed 18 February 2015 by Mr. S. R. Reece "Topcat"

Before I start...My review rating is actually 4 and half stars as you will find my reasons why..

I decided to upgrade to a larger screen to go along with my cinema surround....when you... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2015 by Gary Barnett
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV for the price. Very sharp.

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £177.87
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £179.70
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Energy Rating
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ub850, lg 55ub850v, lgtv 55ub850, lgtv 55ub850v
Barcodes 05054230929551, 08806084717306, 08806084717313, 08806084717320, 08806084717337, 08806084717344, 08806084717351, 08806084721860, 08806084796332

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