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LG 55UB950

55" 4K Ultra HD Flat Feb 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £171.68 Electricity cost over 5 years
Two industry awards
Easy to use
Good remote control
24 Reviews + 2 Awards
Techradar Great Value 01net.com 4 Star

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The editor of one expert review site thought that this television provided a good bang for your buck. This TV received a "Great Value" award from Techradar.

The expert at one more expert review site wrote that this 4K and 8K TV was good. 01net.com gave this LG TV a "4 Star" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on sixteen expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Pocket Lint and Digital Versus the average expert rating of this LG TV is 73 out of 100.

Good Brand

We checked 8,960 expert and user reviews (including 1,780 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 92% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Two LG 55UB950 owners who purchased the product agreed that it was easy to use. Pocket Lint said “Lovely to control” in their review. Pocket Lint also wrote “Easy to use”.

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it had a good experience. Three years ago expert website Whathifi.com wrote “And if you're after a bold, attractive picture and a great user experience, this is well worth checking out” in their review.

One person considered that the LG 55UB950 had a good interface.

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Nice Design

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good design. Pocket Lint said three years ago “WebOS interface is impressive, nice design”. Pocket Lint also wrote “Attractive design”.

Robust

One customer thought the product was well made.

Good Product Quality

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Three years ago Pocket Lint wrote “Excellent build quality”.


Features

Good Remote Control

Several customers concluded that it had a good remote control. Pocket Lint wrote “Magic remote works well” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

Good Stand

One person concluded that it had a good stand. Three years ago Stuff.tv wrote in their review “That simple arching stand stays on the good side of flashy”.


Price

Good Value for Money

Techradar highlighted in their review that this television was great for its price.

Reasonably Priced

One person who reviewed the LG 55UB950 thought it was good value for money. Pocket Lint wrote three years ago “Magic Remote, plenty of connectivity, sensible price” and rated the LG 55UB950 4 stars.


Display

Good High Def TV

Some customers who bought the product concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Avforums.com mentioned in their LG 55UB950 review “Last year LG were definitely guilty of a degree of overreach when it came to their Ultra HD 4K TVs”. Gadgetshow.channel5.com mentioned “Now we're on the cusp of ultra high definition TVs which offer blisteringly sharp images”.

Inferior Picture Quality

A number of customers agreed that it had clouding visible in the picture. Pocket Lint wrote in their review of the LG 55UB950 three years ago “Risk of clouding”. One person who purchased it reckoned that it did not have good colour saturation. Three years ago Pocket Lint wrote “Not the most natural or realistic colours” in their review of the LG 55UB950.

One LG 55UB950 owner who purchased this TV mentioned that it was not good for playing games on. Pocket Lint mentioned “Input lag is far too high for gaming” .

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Poor 3D Picture Quality

A few LG 55UB950 reviewers said in their reviews that the product did not have a good 3D picture quality. Pocket Lint said “3D performance not great” in their review. Pocket Lint also wrote “Crosstalk on 3D”.

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar type and age to 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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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One LG 55UB950 owner who reviewed the LG 55UB950 concluded that it was thin. Stuff.tv mentioned three years ago “The bezels are thin” in their review.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

One person said in their reviews that the LG 55UB950 had good sound quality.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One LG 55UB950 reviewer concluded that it was good in terms of connectivity.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 55UB950 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support smart TV features.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55UB950 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Wi-Fi.

Alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the 55UB850, or the 55UB830 (£1,008.59) both from LG or the Sony KD-55X9305 (£999.00).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55UB950 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Performance

Has a Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

The LG 55UB950 has a digital Video Recorder (DVR), as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Packaging Content

Features 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55UB950 features 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also feature 3D glasses included.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this 4K and 8K TV is A, and the 55UB950 is typical compared to the other 306 televisions of this age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 55UB950 will cost £172 over 5 years to run.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this 4K and 8K TV was released.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 55ub950v, lg 55ub950v
Barcodes 05054063358924, 08806084753984, 08806084754011, 08806084754042, 08806084754066, 08806084754097

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