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LG 55UC970

74

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LG 55UC970

LG 55UC970
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A fully featured but 3 year old 55" 4K TV, with alright running costs
55" 4K No 72.1mm Sep 2014 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 55UC970 Review

With excellent features, we have scored the LG 55UC970 as follows:
85
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
67
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

61
Watching Films
Good
78
Watching Sport
Very Good
62
Playing Games
Good

LG 55UC970 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 29,044 owner and expert reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55UC970 is £140, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since September 2014.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The 55UC970's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 72% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 55UC970 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all TVs 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.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The LG 55UC970 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 55UC970 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thickness of the LG 55UC970 of 72.1mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 26% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UC970 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Four Loudspeakers

The 55UC970 is a four loudspeaker TV. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 55UC970 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Features Voice Control

The LG 55UC970 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 55UC970 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55UC970 supports smartphones being used as a remote, unlike 87% of televisions which do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The 55UC970's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 13% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 55UC970's high frequency rate of 100Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 61% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55UC970 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55UC970 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55UC970 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55UC970 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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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 the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. TVs resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 55UC970 of 40W is in the highest 6% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55UC970 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UC970 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 55uc970v, 8806084849915 55uc970v, certified 55uc970v

Barcodes:

08806084849885, 08806084849892, 08806084849915

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 55UC970

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