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LG 55UG870V

£599.97
A 2 year old 55" 4K TV, great for watching films on
55" 4K Yes 200Hz Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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LG 55UG870 Review

With good features and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 55UG870 number 125 in 3D TVs, number 144 in 55 inch TVs and number 403 in 4K TVs.
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2 Years Old
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£137 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
56
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has fantastic user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Samsung 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 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £137 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This LG TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Fairly large display diagonal
Very thick

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 55UG870 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching films, ranking number 291 in TVs for films. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 497 in TVs for sport, but good for playing games, ranking number 339 in TVs for gaming.
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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

LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old but at £599.97 it is cheaper than 51% of TVs.


Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 55UG870 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all televisions is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the LG 55UG870 of 55" is in the largest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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3D

The LG 55UG870 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The thickness of the LG 55UG870 of 98mm is in the thickest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55UG870 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

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

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 55UG870's high frequency rate of 200Hz is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 63% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UG870 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Bluetooth

The LG 55UG870 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The LG 55UG870 supports aptX audio decoding, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support aptX audio decoding.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55UG870 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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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 the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Supports 24p

The LG 55UG870 supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has an ECO Mode

The LG 55UG870 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of TVs which do not have an ECO mode.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market since March 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This LG TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the 55UG870 is £137 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg entertainment 55ug870v, certified 55ug870v, samsung 55ug870v, lg 55ug870v
Barcodes 08806087142273, 08806087142297, 08806087142303, 08806087142358

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