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LG 55UF850V

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55" 200Hz Mar 2015
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20 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this TV. Expert Reviews and Avforums.com both gave this television a "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and Chip.de the average expert rating of this television is 76%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

The average user rating of this LG TV is superb based on 8 user reviews.

Good Picture Quality

Four customers considered that the product had good picture quality.

One LG 55UF850 reviewer wrote that the LG 55UF850 had a good contrast ratio. Mr. J. T. Gee said on Amazon “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” in their review of this TV.

One LG 55UF850 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Claretcass scored the product very highly and wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Found to be very good so previously purchased bluray/3D items not wasted”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of customers who bought it considered that it was good quality. Amazon Customer said on Amazon this month “The picture quality is superb, crisp” in their review. Bigbear said on Amazon “Picture and sound quality is great” in their review of the LG 55UF850 and scored the product very highly. Claretcass mentioned “Picture quality on true Ultra HD excellent, upscaling very good on normal 720” in their LG 55UF850 review.

Easy to Use

A few LG 55UF850 reviewers who reviewed this TV wrote that it was easy to use. Claretcass scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “WeBOS 2.0 easy to use and once mastered allows total control over the order of menu's etc” in their LG 55UF850 review. Expert website Whathifi.com rated it 4 stars and mentioned “The versatile remote control”.

One customer who purchased this TV concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Mr. M. Armstrong mentioned in their review of the LG 55UF850 “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.” .

One LG 55UF850 owner who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was easy to setup. In October Claretcass wrote on Amazon “Very easy to set up, took a few minutes” in their LG 55UF850 review.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

Some LG 55UF850 owners thought the LG 55UF850 had a good 3D picture quality. Claretcass gave it a very good review and mentioned in their review in October this year “Very pleased with this mid range ultra / 4K / 3D tv”.

Good High Def TV

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

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 7,001 user and expert reviews for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

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Nice Design

One customer said in their reviews that it was good looking. Last year 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. One customer who bought the product concluded that it was smooth. Mr. M. Armstrong scored it very highly and wrote on Amazon “On good quality content, you hardly see any, its nice and smooth”.

Good Sound Quality

Some customers thought the product had good sound quality. In October Mr. Andrew J. Edwards said in his LG 55UF850 review “The Harman/kardon sound is amazing”. Last year expert review site Whathifi.com said “It offers a strong picture performance and decent sound” in their review.

Good Remote Control

A number of customers said in their reviews that it had a good remote control. In October The Sheep Pimp mentioned “It was the right choice as picture is great and remote is great” in their review and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Reasonably Priced

Two customers who reviewed the LG 55UF850 considered that it was good value for money. Claretcass said a few weeks ago “Decided not to wait for the Ultra HD OLED to come down in price, bought this as a "stopgap" until OLED more affordable” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Mr. Andrew J. Edwards wrote on Amazon this month “Amazing value” in his LG 55UF850 review.

One LG 55UF850 reviewer mentioned that the LG 55UF850 was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Digitalversus.com mentioned “The look hasn't really changed a great deal from the 2014 version” in their LG 55UF850 review but even so they rated this TV 2 stars.

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Robust

One LG 55UF850 owner who reviewed it thought it was well made. Whathifi.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “LG has done solid work with the 65UF850V” in their review of the LG 55UF850.

Good Support

One LG 55UF850 reviewer reckoned that it had good technical guidance. In October last year Mr. M. Armstrong scored it very highly and said in their review of this TV on Amazon “It does the rest itself Has its own guide, plug in a hard disk or memory stick”.

Supports Smart TV

The 55UF850 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55UF850 also support smart TV.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the UN88JS9500[pl_3186351_price], or the UN65JS9000[pl_2756558_price] both from Samsung.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 55UF850 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55UF850 also have a wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the UN88JS9500[pl_3186351_price], and the UN65JS9000[pl_2756558_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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2 HDMI Version

This TV has a 2 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Features Two Video Appss

The number of video apps featured on the 55UF850 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This television features a NetFlix video apps, which is the most commonly featured video apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55UF850. The video apps "youtube" is also featured on this TV.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55UF850 is 11mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a depth of only 50.8 millimeters, the LG 55UF850 has one of the thinner depths amongst TVs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

One person who bought the product mentioned that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Mr. J. T. Gee mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon this month “Great Upscaling - Full resolution 3D - Native 4K content looks amaZing - HDCP 2.2 on HDMI 1 & 2 Bad”.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One person reckoned that it was not noisy. Mr. M. Armstrong wrote in their review of this TV 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”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UF850 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], the UN88JS9500[pl_3186351_price], or the UE65JS9500[pl_2824055_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UF850 do not feature OLED technology. The 55UF850 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the 55EG920[pl_3059448_price], the 55EG960[pl_2879979_price], or the 65EG960[pl_2880027_price] all from LG which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UF850

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a similar 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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Running Costs Are Average

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 55UF850 is typical compared to the other 465 TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55UF850 is £131.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 55UF850.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the 55UF850 has a relatively typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UF850.

There are a number of other 200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-50CX680[plb_2800986_price], or the LG 65UF850[plb_2805519_price].

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the UE48JU7000[pl_2823161_price] (1,000Hz), or the UE55JS8500[pl_2828885_price] (1,900Hz) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Internet TV
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Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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HDMI Version
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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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2 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(17)
22 June 2015

Avforums.com

The UF850 is LG's mid-tier LED LCD TV, sitting just below the flagship UF950 in their range for this year. The big difference between the two models is that the UF850V doesn't use the ultra-slim... Read more…

20 June 2015

LG's 65UF850V is a 65-inch 4K UHD TV with all the trimmings, including unbeatable webOS Smart portal and updated HDMI connectivity...

19 June 2015

LG's 65UF850V is a 65-inch 4K UHD TV with all the trimmings, including unbeatable webOS Smart portal and updated HDMI connectivity...

29 May 2015

The most comprehensive Smart TV system in a 4K TV makes the UF850V a superb, if expensive, Ultra HD TV...

Expert Reviews

8 May 2015

LG has done solid work with the 65UF850V. It offers a strong picture performance and decent sound.We're also very pleased with the LG's app support, super-slick smart interface, and the versatile...

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User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 14 June 2016 by Mr. J. T. Gee

This TV is a good piece of kit, it does everything a general tv and movie enthusiast could want. But if your looking to show off your shiney new tv to your friends then there is better out... Read more…

Reviewed 4 June 2016 by Amazon Customer

I didn't buy this TV on amazon but I wanted to write a review as it is an amazing piece of tech and was the best decision I have made to buy it. The picture quality is superb, crisp and performs... Read more…

Reviewed 17 April 2016 by The Sheep Pimp

Brilliant TV. I purchased a Sony KD-49X8307C but it had really bad backlight issues so I sent it back. I was then torn between another sony and this set. As my previous two tv's had been LG with... Read more…

Reviewed 28 January 2016 by Claretcass
(Verified Purchase)

Decided not to wait for the Ultra HD OLED to come down in price, bought this as a "stopgap" until OLED more affordable. Very easy to set up, took a few minutes. Set up virgin Tivo box, Streaming... Read more…

Reviewed 13 January 2016 by Mr. Andrew J. Edwards

Started with an LG OLED (1080p) which developed screen burn after watching just one letterbox movie. Then had Panasonic's flagship curved LED 4k set which went back due to backlight bleed. Ditto a... Read more…

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £128.19
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £130.02
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Energy Rating
0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55uf850, 55uf850v, certified 55uf850, certified 55uf850v, lg electronics 55uf850, lg electronics 55uf850v
Barcodes 08806087141641, 08806087141672, 08806087141689, 08806087141726

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