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LG 55UG870V

55" 200Hz Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
From the pixels to the pedestal LG SUPER UHD TV is the pinnacle of LCD television. An IPS 4K Quantum Display integrating a 10-bit panel generates a billion rich colours, producing bright, vibrant... More
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

LG 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all televisions LG is one of the superior manufacturers.

Nice Design

One LG 55UG870 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. P. Fowler wrote on Amazon “Beautiful Tv, exceptional as with all LG tv's.” in their review.

Very Big PMI (Picture Mastering Index)

The average PMI (Picture Mastering Index) of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55UG870 is 1,300, and the PMI (Picture Mastering Index)s range from 700 to 2,200. The LG 55UG870 has one of the bigger PMI (Picture Mastering Index)s (2,000) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 55UG870 has a wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the UE65JS9590[pl_2835402_price], or the UE55JU7502[pl_2841301_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year, the LG 55UG870 supports smart TV.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE65JS9090[plb_2823979_price] which has better reviews.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Has Five Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the 55UG870 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. This TV has a Music sound modes, which is the most frequently found sound modes found on televisions that came out more than a year ago. The sound modess "Game", "Movie", "News" and "Sports" are also found on this LG TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The LG 55UG870 has a greater number of smart modes than most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 55UG870. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG TV.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a built-in camera. The 55UG870 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the UN65JS9500[pl_2756557_price], or the UN88JS9500[pl_3186351_price] both from Samsung which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The 55UG870 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. This LG TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55UG870. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55UG870 do not feature OLED technology. The 55UG870 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Two Video Formats Supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the LG 55UG870 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds DIVX and H.265 are also supported by this television.

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Very Thick

When compared to other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 55UG870, the depth of the 55UG870 of 98 millimeters is one of the thickest. The average depth of 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55UG870 is 61mm.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE55JU6400[plb_2804976_price] (63.2mm).

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UG870

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 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as 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 OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 55UG870 is typical compared to the other 474 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 55UG870 will cost £137 over 5 years to run.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this 4K and 8K TV was released.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the 55UG870 has a pretty typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

We compared all the other 200Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-50CX680[plb_2800986_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this LG television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to consider the Sony KD-65S8505[plb_2965562_price] (800Hz), or the Samsung UE48JU7000[plb_2823161_price] (1,000Hz) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
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Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
AptX Audio Decoding
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Smart Modes
ECO Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Teletext
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
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Power Consumption (typical)
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Energy Efficiency Class
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Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
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Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
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Width
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Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included

User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 by P. Fowler

Beautiful Tv , exceptional as with all LG tv's, but just under a thousand pounds at PC World.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £134.60
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Total running cost over 5 years £136.43
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Energy Rating
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ug870, lg 55ug870v, certified 55ug870, certified 55ug870v, lg entertainment 55ug870, lg entertainment 55ug870v
Barcodes 08806087142273, 08806087142297, 08806087142303, 08806087142358

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Sony KD-65S8505 vs LG 55UG870

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£ 1,549.00
75% Faster Refresh Rate
Two More USB 3.0 Ports
Three Composite Video in Ports
Two More Component Video in Ports
One Less RF Port
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Two Composite Video in Ports
Three USB 2.0 Ports
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