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LG 55UG870V

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LG 55UG870V

£1,399.00
LG 55UG870
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A fully featured but 3 year old 55" 4K television, with low running costs but representing only moderate value for money
55" 4K No 98mm Mar 2015 A+
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LG 55UG870 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 55UG870 number 142 in 3D TVs, number 192 in 55 inch TVs and number 609 in 4K TVs.
55
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
73
Running Costs
£110 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £110 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This LG TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
IPS 4k panel
Fun setup
LG content store
Launcher
Super slim
HEVC decoder
Magic remote control
Premium sound by harman / kardon
4K upscaler
4K
Ultra HD 4k streaming
WebOS
Curved screen
ULTRA luminance
ULTRA HD 4k RESOLUTION
SUPER UHD TV 4k
Supports Wi-Fi
3D
4K 3d+

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 55UG870 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 532 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 919 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 913 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the LG 55UG870?

The LG 55UG870 is 1,241mm wide and 98mm tall. It is 723mm thick and weighs 21.7kg.

LG 55UG870 front dimensions
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LG 55UG870 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 27,825 expert and user reviews (including 11,120 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £1,399.00 it is in the most expensive 16% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+. The 55UG870 has an average running cost of £110 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 55UG870 in March 2015.

Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The LG 55UG870's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 27% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Televisions 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 55UG870 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the LG 55UG870 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 55UG870 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The 55UG870's thickness of 98mm is in the thickest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 55UG870 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the 55UG870 of 200Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is faster than 71% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. TVs have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The LG 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 92% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55UG870 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

The 55UG870 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The 55UG870 supports aptX audio decoding. 99% of televisions do not support aptX audio decoding.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55UG870 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UG870 supports Miracast. 86% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55UG870 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. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all televisions is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55UG870 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG 55UG870 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The 55UG870 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55UG870 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 92% of televisions which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg entertainment 55ug870v, samsung 55ug870v

Barcodes:

08806087142273, 08806087142297, 08806087142303, 08806087142358

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