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LG 55UC970 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£179 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 53?
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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £179 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared this LG TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching sport, ranking number 605 in TVs for sport. However good for playing games, ranking number 426 in TVs for gaming as well being good for watching films, ranking number 582 in TVs for films.
LG 55UC970 In-Depth Analysis
Very Good Brand
Based on 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,430.09 it is more expensive than 80% of TVs.
Quite Large Display Diagonal
The 55UC970's display diagonal of 55" is fairly large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".
The LG 55UC970 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the LG 55UC970 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
The 55UC970 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the 55UC970 of 72.1mm is in the thickest 25% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The 55UC970 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Features Local Dimming
The 55UC970 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.
Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included
The LG 55UC970 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.
Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the LG 55UC970 of 1,000Hz is fairly fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 11% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The LG 55UC970 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The LG 55UC970 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
The 55UC970 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).
Has a 2D-3D Converter
The LG 55UC970 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The LG 55UC970's RMS rated power of 40W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 7% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.
The 55UC970 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not support Miracast.
3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
The LG 55UC970 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.
Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote
The 55UC970 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.
Features Voice Control
The 55UC970 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not feature voice control.
Average High Frequency Rate
The high frequency rate of the 55UC970 of 100Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 41% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
The LG 55UC970 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.
The 55UC970 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.
Released Over Two Years Ago
LG released the 55UC970 in September 2014.
Running Costs Are OK
This LG television is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 55UC970 will cost £179 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||certified 55uc970v, lg f3y021bf2m, lg 55uc970v|
|Barcodes||08806084849885, 08806084849892, 08806084849915|