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LG 55UH5B
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LG 55UH5B

54.6" Direct-Lit LED 1000:1 Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
Excellent energy-efficiency and cost-savings with the M+ panel,which decreases power consumption by 31% compared to an RGB panel. Supports HEVC-based content which has the double data compression... More
£188.92 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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8 Reasons For

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 7,001 owner and expert reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The LG 55UH5B has a wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55UH5B also have a wi-Fi.

Other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might also want to look at include cheaper televisions such as the Samsung UE65JU6500[plb_2830311_price].

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Sony KD-65S8505[plb_2965562_price], or the LOEWE Art 48 UHD[plb_2892139_price] is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 720p|1080i|1080p|2160p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The LG 55UH5B supports a newer WiFi standard than most televisions of this age and type. This television supports an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support an 802.11a wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best supported WiFi standard across all televisions of this age and type.

Across comparable types of television the worst supported WiFi standard is IEEE 802.11n.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

At 500 candellas per square meter, the LG 55UH5B has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55UH5B. Across all the televisions that were released around the same time as the 55UH5B the display brightnesss range from 170 cd/m² to 700 cd/m².

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Has Five Sound Modess

The number of sound modes found on the LG 55UH5B is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year. The most commonly found sound modes is Music, but this sound modes is not found on this LG TV. The sound modess Game, Movie, News, Sports and Standard are also found on this TV.

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Has Six Smart Modess

The LG 55UH5B has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UH5B. The smart modess "Cinema", "Dynamic", "Energy saving", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of TVs of this type and age is 11mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a depth of only 38 millimeters, the LG 55UH5B has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55UH5B.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-50CX800[plb_2831341_price] (46mm), or the LG 49UH5B[plb_3158684_price] (38.1mm) which is also cheaper.

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7 Reasons Against

Price Has Increased by £105.69

The 55UH5B has increased in price by £105.69 in the last 38 days.

Does Not Support Smart TV

The LG 55UH5B does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 55UH5B.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE65JU6500[plb_2830311_price].

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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the LG 55UH5B is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic TX-65CX802[plb_2839952_price], or the LG 55EF950[plb_3059571_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The LG 55UH5B is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UE60JU6400[plb_2894934_price].

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Only One HDMI Ports Quantity

The LG 55UH5B is a one HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 55UH5B does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 55UH5B also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very High Power Consumption (off)

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago the power consumption (off)s range from 0.01W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption (off) is 0.32W. With a power consumption (off) of 0.5 Watts, the LG 55UH5B has a very high power consumption (off) compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UH5B.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UH5B

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs 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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Average Running Costs

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55UH5B is £189, which is typical compared to the other 465 televisions that have been available for more than a year.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Smart TV
Internet TV
Screen Mirroring
Audio
Audio System
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RS-232 Ports
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Remote (IR) Output
Audio (L,R) in
DVI-D Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
DisplayPorts Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
Panel Lock
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Parental Control
24p Support
Clock Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Other Features
Power Management

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £185.88
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £188.92
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55UH5Buses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
0.94T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.94 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 25 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55uh5b, lg uh5, lg uh5b, lg uh5c, 55uh5bb, lg 55uh5, lg 55uh5b, 3840x2160, lg 55uh5c, lg 55uh5bb, lg 55uh5cb, lg electronics uh5, lg electronics uh5c, lg electronics 55uh5, lg electronics 55uh5b, lg electronics 55uh5c, lg electronics 55uh5bb, lg electronics 55uh5cb
Barcodes 00719192198463, 00719192606418, 04923123155289, 08806087397888, 08806087397895

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