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LG 55UF8517

55" Edge-LED Jul 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
A+
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6 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 7,001 expert and user reviews, LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55UF8517, the LG 55UF8517 supports smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UF8517, the 55UF8517 has a wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-55CXW754[plb_2870479_price].

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The LG 55UF8517 is a two RF ports quantity TV.

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Quite Thin

With a depth of only 50.8 millimeters, the 55UF8517 has one of the thinner depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The average depth of televisions that were launched more than a year ago is 62mm.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 50.8mm thick TVs currently available including the LG 55UF850[plb_2805517_price] which has better reviews.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UF8517 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], or the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55UF8517 do not feature OLED technology. The LG 55UF8517 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 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 55UF8517 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UF8517

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a similar type 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 TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 55UF8517 has an average 5 year running cost of £129 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 465 comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Teletext Function
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £128.19
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £128.19
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Energy Rating
0.64T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 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 lg 55uf8517, lg electronics 55uf8517
Barcodes 08806087401356

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