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LG 55UF850
55UF850V

£759.95
LG 55UF850
91
Reviews
69 Reviews + 3 Awards
87
Features
Fully-Featured
74
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
71
Age
3 Years Old
80
Running Costs
£100 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
An award winning and fully featured 4K 55" television, good for watching films
avforums.com Recommended audiovision.de Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended
4K 55" No 50.8mm Mar 2015 A+
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 55UF850 Price History

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the LG 55UF850 number 46 in 3D TVs, number 187 in 55 inch TVs and number 290 in Netflix recommended TVs.

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Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
88
Features
75
Popularity
56
Value for Money
71
Age
81
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 83%, based on 69 reviews. This TV has received three awards including a "Recommended" award from Audiovision.de plus two other sites. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However this LG TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
The 55UF850 has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 6,770 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Larger than average display diagonal
3D
Thinner than average

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 219 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 575 in TVs for films as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 527 in TVs for sport.
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Average Review Score

4.2 stars (69 reviews).

58%

of Customers Would Recommend
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3 Awards

The LG 55UF850 has received Three Recommended Awards from Expert Reviews, avforums.com and audiovision.de.
avforums.com Recommended audiovision.de Recommended Expert Reviews Recommended

How Good Are LG TVs?

We have evaluated 16,211 expert reviews and 433,576 user reviews for TVs from across the internet and used this information to calculate an average rating for LG TVs of 88%. This makes LG the 7th best television brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

4K
Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology
3D
Thinner Than Average
Supports Wi-Fi
Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate
Only Supports Netflix and YouTube
Supports Miracast
Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution
4K

The LG 55UF850 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The LG 55UF850's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 17% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 43".

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The 55UF850 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 99% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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3D

The 55UF850 is 3D, which is unusual. 81% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average
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The 55UF850's thickness of only 50.8mm is thinner than 66% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 63mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The 55UF850 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 51% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The LG 55UF850's high frequency rate of 200Hz is faster than 79% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 170Hz.

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Only Supports Netflix and YouTube

The number of video apps supported by the 55UF850 is more than most TVs. This LG TV supports Netflix, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs. The video app "YouTube" is also supported by this TV.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UF850 supports Miracast. 80% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 55UF850 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. TVs resolutions range from 4K UHD (2160p) pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UF850 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 86% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Popularity

Popularity

The LG 55UF850 is currently ranked number 598 across all TVs.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

There was a cheaper price of £560 on Amazon UK 52 days ago.

The chart below compares the value for money of the LG 55UF850 against some of its competitors.

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Age

Release Date

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.

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When Are Most New LG TVs Released?

Most new LG TVs tend to be released between February and April. If you want the latest LG TV features you may be best waiting until February 2019. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current LG TVs cheaper in February once the latest models have been released. Last year most new LG televisions were released in February, with 44 new LG televisions released that month. September was the biggest month in 2016 for new LG TVs, with 43 new LG TVs released that month. 84 new LG TVs were released in April 2015 making it the biggest month that year for new LG TV releases.

How Fast Do LG TV Prices Drop After Release?

Most televisions drop in price by 18% in the first 6 months after release, however LG TVs tend to depreciate faster. In the first 6 months after release, LG TVs drop in price by 26% on average. That means a saving of £227 on a typical £886 new LG TV if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The 55UF850 has an average running cost of £100 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 6,770 TVs.

Running Costs

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Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £102.73
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £104.56
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Energy Rating
0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Energy Price Inflation

4.2 Stars

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58%

58% of Customers Would Recommend
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69 Reviews
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40 Reviews
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Picture Quality
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3D Quality
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Sound Quality
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High Definition Quality
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Smart Features
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Remote Control
3
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Stand
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Watching Films
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LG 55UF850 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
3D Type
Display Resolution
3D Technology
Native Refresh Rate
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-in Speaker
Speaker
Smart TV
Video App
Internet TV
Smart TV
Design
Colour
VESA Mounting
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Performance
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Teletext Function
Teletext
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet Port
Miracast
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Ports & Interfaces
DVI Port
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
Packaging Data
Package Weight

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

certified 55uf850v, certified 1000hz, samsung 55uf850v, lg 55uf850v

Barcodes

00635131626630, 08806087141641, 08806087141672, 08806087141689, 08806087141726

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