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LG 65EC970V

£3,299.00
65" 4K Curved Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £245.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
Six industry awards
Slick Smart features
Gorgeous design
16 Reviews + 6 Awards
Techradar Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star avforums.com Highly Recommended Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Six Industry Awards

Experts love this television and have given it six awards.

This LG TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both review websites Trusted Reviews and Techradar, both of which said that this 4K and 8K TV was excellent.

This 4K and 8K TV received a "Highly Recommended" award from websites Avforums.com who wrote that this television was very good.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all wrote that this LG TV was good. This TV received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Eight experts from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus have rated this television on average 94%. The television expert review sites think this 4K and 8K TV is one of the very best TVs of this age and spec.

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, 65EC970 owners rated this TV as exceptional. Over 71% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 2,455 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Features

Slick Smart Features

Two customers who purchased it reckoned that it had good features. Website Whathifi.com wrote in their LG 65EC970 review two years ago “Slick Smart features” . Paul737999111 said on expert review site Johnlewis.com “I run it through 5.1 surround system - awesome! As for features, only starting to sort my way through these, absolute favorite so far is the 3D glasses” and scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Design

Gorgeous Design

Three people who reviewed it thought it was well designed. Website Whathifi.com mentioned “Jaw, dropping design” . They also said “Gorgeous design” in their review. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of this TV on expert website Expert Reviews “That desirability is helped by a stunning design”.

Three people who purchased the product considered that it was good looking. Digitalversus.com said in their review of this TV on expert website Digital Versus “Apart from its UHD resolution, this TV is pretty similar to its Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) predecessors”. Crailpaul gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “As an object, this tv is beautiful”.

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Good Product Quality

Two owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned on expert website Expert Reviews two years ago “Technically impressive with superb image quality.”.

Has a Built-In Camera

The LG 65EC970 has a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television also have a built-in camera.

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Audio

Surprisingly Good Sound

Four owners who bought it thought it had good sound quality. Two years ago website Whathifi.com gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of this TV “Surprisingly good sound”. Crailpaul mentioned in the same month “However the built-in speakers are bearable”. Paul737999111 wrote on expert website Johnlewis.com “Sounds great”.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

Based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 65EC970 will cost £246 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 320 TVs of this age and type.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released in September 2014.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Two owners thought the LG 65EC970 was expensive. P. E. Turner wrote on expert website Amazon last year “Think they have overpriced this” and scored it 4 stars out of 5. Crailpaul said “This is a very expensive piece of equipment”.

Not Cheap

We think this TV looks expensive compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago. The cheapeast TV of a comparable age and type that we found costs £319 and the most expensive costs £23,800.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 65EC970 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Miracast

The 65EC970 supports Miracast. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support Miracast.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 65EC970 has an ethernet port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 65EC970 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 65EC970 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years which feature local dimming.

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Supports 24p

The 65EC970 supports 24p. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support 24p.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 65EC970 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The LG 65EC970 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Internet TV

The LG 65EC970 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The LG 65EC970 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 65EC970 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 65EC970 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Display

Stunning Contrast

Four owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good contrast ratio. Website Whathifi.com wrote “Unparalleled contrast” . They also mentioned “Stunning contrast” in their review. Two years ago Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus “The picture is as sharp as ever, with excellent contrast, colorimetry and viewing angles” in their review of this TV.

Two owners who purchased the LG 65EC970 concluded that it had good colour saturation. Two years ago website Whathifi.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned “Accurate colours (Delta E 2.3” in their review of this TV. They also said “Believable colours” in their review.

Two owners who purchased it said that it had good picture quality.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 65EC970 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inches television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 65ec970v, certified 65ec970v, lg 65ec970v
Barcodes 08806084849731, 08806084849748, 08806084849755, 08806084849793

LG 65EC970 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 65EC970 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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