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LG 55UF850V

£759.95
£579.00 £180.95 cheaper than 7 days ago
55" 4K 200Hz Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £130.02 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent owner reviews
Good picture quality
Good product quality
9 Reviews
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Reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

Based on 8 owner reviews this LG television has a terrific average owner rating. 7 reviewers (87% of all reviewers) gave this television the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

Good Brand

Based on 9,694 expert and user reviews (including 2,455 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews 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.


Price

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Reasonably Priced

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Claretcass mentioned in January last year “Decided not to wait for the Ultra HD OLED to come down in price, bought this as a "stopgap" until OLED more affordable” in their review of this TV. Mr. Andrew J. Edwards gave it a very good rating and he mentioned in his review of this TV on Amazon last year “Amazing value”.

One LG 55UF850 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. Expert website Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of this TV “The look hasn't really changed a great deal from the 2014 version”.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Seven customers reckoned that the product was good quality. Amazon Customer said in their review “The picture quality is superb, crisp” . Bigbear mentioned two years ago “Picture and sound quality is great” . Claretcass mentioned on Amazon in January last year “Picture quality on true Ultra HD excellent, upscaling very good on normal 720”.

Easy to Use

A number of people reckoned that this TV was easy to use. Claretcass gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “WeBOS 2.0 easy to use and once mastered allows total control over the order of menu's etc” in their review. Expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “The versatile remote control” in their review of this TV.

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was easy to setup. Claretcass gave this TV a very good review score and mentioned “Very easy to set up, took a few minutes” in their review.

One LG 55UF850 reviewer who purchased the LG 55UF850 concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. M. Armstrong wrote two years ago “The 3D is awesome and the picture quality is top notch! (After I had changed from the default settings) It takes around 40 mins for it to set up.” in their review of the LG 55UF850.

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Nice Design

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was smooth. Mr. M. Armstrong gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon two years ago “On good quality content, you hardly see any, its nice and smooth”.

One LG 55UF850 owner who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Mr. M. Armstrong wrote on Amazon “The Upscaler does a pretty damn good job on bringing a poor quality channel content to life.” in their LG 55UF850 review.

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Robust

One customer wrote that it was well made. Two years ago expert website Whathifi.com scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “LG has done solid work with the 65UF850V” in their review of this TV.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This LG TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 55UF850 has an average running cost of £131 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 320 TVs of this type and age.


Features

Good Remote Control

A few LG 55UF850 reviewers thought this TV had a good remote control. The Sheep Pimp rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this TV “It was the right choice as picture is great and remote is great”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

A few customers who bought the LG 55UF850 concluded that it had good sound quality. Last year Mr. Andrew J. Edwards wrote on Amazon “The Harman/kardon sound is amazing”. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned in their LG 55UF850 review “It offers a strong picture performance and decent sound”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person who purchased the product wrote that it was not noisy. Two years ago Mr. M. Armstrong said in their review of the LG 55UF850 on Amazon “The Samsung couldn’t match it! I changed a few settings on the sound as well and there’s no issue whatsoever, Loud, Crisp” however despite that they scored the LG 55UF850 5 stars.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One person who reviewed the LG 55UF850 concluded that it had good technical guidance. Mr. M. Armstrong said on Amazon “It does the rest itself Has its own guide, plug in a hard disk or memory stick” and scored the LG 55UF850 very highly.


Display

Good Picture Quality

A few people who reviewed this TV wrote that it had good picture quality.

One LG 55UF850 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Claretcass said on Amazon in January last year “Found to be very good so previously purchased bluray/3D items not wasted” in their review of this TV.

One person mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55UF850 had a good contrast ratio. Last year Mr. J. T. Gee wrote “Lets start with the contrast ratio, its flawed, indeed i mean sure its not an OLED so you shouldnt go in expecting deep blacks to begin with”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A few people agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Claretcass mentioned in their LG 55UF850 review “Very pleased with this mid range ultra / 4K / 3D tv” and gave this TV an excellent rating.

Good High Def TV

Three people concluded that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com scored the product 80 out of 100 and wrote on expert review site Techradar “The 65-inch UF850V screen reviewed here sits at the premium end of its many Ultra HD offerings” in their review of the LG 55UF850. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote in their LG 55UF850 review “The most comprehensive Smart TV system in a 4K TV makes the UF850V a superb, if expensive, Ultra HD TV” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Very Slow High Frequency Rate

At only 200 hertz, the 55UF850 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV. The average high frequency rate of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV is 840Hz.

Other 200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the Panasonic TX-55CX680 (£539), or the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99) both of which have better reviews; or the Panasonic TX-40CX680 (£449.99) which is cheaper.

If this LG TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-55DX650 (1,000Hz) which is also cheaper.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 55" televisions currently available including the Samsung UE55JU6400 (£529.99) which is cheaper; or the UE55HU8500 (£649.99), or the UE55HU7500 (£529.99) both from Samsung and both of which have better reviews.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE60JU6000 (£649.99) (60").

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this LG television was released.


Smart TV

Poor Connectivity

One customer thought it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. J. T. Gee wrote in January last year “Great Upscaling - Full resolution 3D - Native 4K content looks amaZing - HDCP 2.2 on HDMI 1 & 2 Bad” in their review.

Supports Internet TV

The LG 55UF850 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55UF850 supports Smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the LG 55UF850 is more than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This LG television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by TVs of a similar age and type to this television. The video apps "netflix" is also supported by this television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55UF850 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the LG 43UF7707 (£549.99) which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55JU7000 (£579.99), or the LG 49UF770 (£584.93) both of which have better reviews.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 55UF850 supports Miracast. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55UF850 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 55UF850 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55UF850 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 50.8 millimeters, the 55UF850 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the LG 42UB820 (£522.99) (51.8mm) which is also cheaper.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 55uf850v, lg 55uf850v
Barcodes 00635131626630, 08806087141641, 08806087141672, 08806087141689, 08806087141726

LG 55UF850 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55UF850 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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