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79

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LG 55UH850V

£998.00
PC Mag Editor's Choice
A pretty new and award winning 55" 4K television, good for watching films
55" 4K Yes No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 55UH850 Review

With excellent reviews and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 55UH850 number 10 in 3D TVs, number 13 in best selling TVs and number 18 in 55 inch TVs.
85
Reviews
14 Reviews + 1 Award
73
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
80
Age
17 Months Old
58
Running Costs
£140 Over 5 Years
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 78%, based on 14 reviews. This TV has received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag. Samsung TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £140 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,375 televisions 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:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 55UH850 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 45 in TVs for films. However good for watching sport, ranking number 87 in TVs for sport as well being average for playing games, ranking number 79 in TVs for gaming.
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Watching Films
Very Good
64
Watching Sport
Good
52
Playing Games
Average

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How Big is the LG 55UH850?

The LG 55UH850 is 1,240mm wide and 721mm tall. It is 51.5mm thick and weighs 19.2kg.

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LG 55UH850 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of review site PC Mag decided that this TV was terrific and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 14 expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag, hifitest.de and lydogbillede.dk this TV has an overall expert rating of 78 out of 100.

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LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 16,221 owner and expert reviews (including 6,903 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its televisions. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

Whilst the product is more expensive than 70% of TVs, it has excellent reviews, good features and is less than 18 months old. However at £998.00 it does not appear to be great value for money overall.

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Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The 55UH850's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 20% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of televisions range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The 55UH850 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all TVs 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the LG 55UH850 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The LG 55UH850 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 55UH850 of 51.5mm is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 33% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 55UH850 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55UH850 has an ECO mode. 93% of televisions do not have an ECO mode.

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RoHS Compliant

The 55UH850 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of televisions are not RoHS compliant.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55UH850 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Miracast

The LG 55UH850 supports Miracast. 87% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 55UH850 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Bluetooth

The 55UH850 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Features Local Dimming

The 55UH850 features local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UH850 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55UH850 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 55UH850 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions. Televisions resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features USB Recording

The 55UH850 features USB recording, unlike 93% of televisions which do not feature USB recording.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 55UH850 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 55UH850 of 40W is moderately high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 8% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The 55UH850 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55UH850 has a 2D-3D converter. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55UH850 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Age

Released 17 Months Ago

LG released the 55UH850 in March 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this LG TV is A+. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55UH850 is £140, which is typical compared to the other 4,375 televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 55uh850v, samsung 55uh850v, lg 55uh850v

Barcodes:

00635131626166, 08806087583090, 08806087583137, 08806087583168, 08806087583243

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