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LG 55UH5B

£1,824.78
£1,642.53 £182.25 cheaper than 6 days ago
A 2 year old 54.6" 4K TV with not bad features
54.6" 4K No No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 55UH5B Review

Released 2 years ago and with good features,
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Good Features
66
2 Years Old
33
£189 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of £189 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 18% of all 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

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LG 55UH5B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 55UH5B of 54.6" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 68% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the LG 55UH5B is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the resolution 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 Technology

The LG 55UH5B does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LG 55UH5B is not 3D. 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the LG 55UH5B of only 38mm is quite thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 55UH5B supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The LG 55UH5B supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Energy Star Certified

The LG 55UH5B is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 84% of televisions are not Energy Star certified.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55UH5B 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. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The LG 55UH5B supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The LG 55UH5B has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. 96% of TVs do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has an Equalizer

The LG 55UH5B has an equalizer, which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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Has a DVI Port

The LG 55UH5B has a DVI port, unlike 97% of TVs which do not have a DVI port.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The LG 55UH5B's display brightness of 500 cd/m² is in the brightest 4% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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Supports 24p

The LG 55UH5B supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Supports Parental Controls

The LG 55UH5B supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in August 2015.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The 55UH5B is in the most expensive 18% of all 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on passable usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55UH5B is £189.

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Value for Money

Price Has Gone Down by £182 (10%)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 3840x2160, lg 55uh5bb, lg uh5b
Barcodes 00719192198463, 04923123155289, 08806087397888, 08806087397895

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