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LG 55UB856

LG 55UB856

55" Passive Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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£179.70 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

We checked 7,001 expert and user reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The 55UB856 supports smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55UB856.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55UB856, the LG 55UB856 has a wi-Fi.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most televisions of this age and type have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the 55UB856 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite Thin

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year the depths range from 11mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 37.8 millimeters, the 55UB856 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UB856.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago, the 55UB856 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500, or the LG 105UC9 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55UB856 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55UB856 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the 55EG9609, or the 65EG9609 both from LG which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago have annual energy consumptions of between 61kWh and 550kWh. At 162 kilowatt hours, the 55UB856 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UB856.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UB856

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. 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 LG TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 55UB856 is £180 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 465 TVs of this spec and age.

Released Over a Year Ago

This television was released over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Installed
Audio
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Teletext Function
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Cleaning Cloth
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £177.87
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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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).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55ub856, 55ub856v, lg 55ub856, lg 55ub856v
Barcodes 08806087176117

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