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LG 55UC970

LG 55UC970

55" 100Hz Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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10 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

4K and 8K TVs produced by LG have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 55UC970, the LG 55UC970 supports smart TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the UE55HU7500[pl_2233904_price], or the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price] both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-58AX802[plb_2285175_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55UC970 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the UE55HU7500[pl_2233904_price], or the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price] both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-58AX802[plb_2285175_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on televisions of a similar age and type to it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 55UC970 supports a better video mode than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 1080p supported video modes.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UC970.

A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode across similar types of TV.

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Four Number of Loudspeakerss

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55UC970 have between 2 and 19 number of loudspeakerss, including the 55UC970 which has four number of loudspeakerss.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55UC970 have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 31W. At 40 Watts, the 55UC970 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 55UC970.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The 55UC970 is a two RF ports quantity television.

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Features One Lifestyle Apps

features one lifestyle apps

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the 55UC970 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV features a Skype lifestyle apps, which is the most commonly featured lifestyle apps featured on TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55UC970.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago, the 55UC970 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth considering other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Panasonic TX-58AX802[plb_2285175_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The LG 55UC970 has a fairly slow high frequency rate (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as the 55UC970. The slowest high frequency rate of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 750Hz.

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-58DX902[plb_3404285_price] (3,000Hz).

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The 55UC970 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 55UC970. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 55UC970 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the 55UC970 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this television and we think the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price], or the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The 55UC970 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UC970 is 10mm and the thickest is 99mm. With a depth of 72.1 millimeters, the 55UC970 has one of the thicker depths amongst TVs of this age.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-50AX802[plb_2285104_price] (42mm and cheaper); or the Samsung UE55HU7500[plb_2233904_price] (35.2mm and higher rated), or the Panasonic TX-58AX802[plb_2285175_price] (42mm and higher rated).

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UC970

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 TVs of a comparable spec 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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Average Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the 55UC970 is £179 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of a similar type and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this television was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
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
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Local Dimming
Voice Control
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
Cables Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £176.26
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £178.09
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Energy Rating
0.88T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.88 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 lg 55uc970, lg 55uc970v, lg f3y021bf2, lg f3y021bf2m, certified 55uc970, certified 55uc970v
Barcodes 08806084849885, 08806084849892, 08806084849915

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