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LG 65EC970

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LG 65EC970
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Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and enormous 4K OLED/QLED technology TV, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 4 further awards from other expert sites
65" 4K Yes Yes Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date
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LG 65EC970 Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have scored the LG 65EC970 as follows:
97
Reviews
25 Reviews + 6 Awards
93
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
61
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It has excellent expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%, based on 25 reviews. This TV has received six awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Techradar plus one other site and a "Highly Recommended" award from Avforums.com. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this LG TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
The 65EC970 has running costs of £200 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 15% of all 4,001 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report superior sound quality.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Features OLED/QLED technology
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

74
Watching Films
Very Good
71
Watching Sport
Very Good

LG 65EC970 Video Reviews

LG 65EC970 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Six Industry Awards

Experts in televisions rave about this television and have given it six awards.

The authors at two expert review sites both concluded that this TV was excellent and gave it their highest award. This was from Techradar and Trusted Reviews who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

The expert at review website Avforums.com strongly endorse this television and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all said that this TV was very good. This was from 01net.com, Les Numeriques.com and Digital Versus who gave it an "5 Star".

Excellent Expert Reviews

This LG TV has an average expert rating of 94 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and Digital Versus. This puts this television in the top 6% of all the televisions when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent User Reviews

On average, based on 16 user reviews this television has an overall user rating of 90 out of 100. Over 87% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

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LG Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 32,859 expert and user reviews (including 16,066 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 95% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Sound Quality

Two owners concluded that the product had good sound quality.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The 65EC970 is one of the least economic to run TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 65EC970 is £200.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in September 2014.

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Features

4K

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The highest resolution of the 65EC970 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. 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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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 10" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 47". The 65EC970's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Features OLED/QLED Technology

The 65EC970 features OLED/QLED technology, unlike 98% of TVs which do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 65EC970 is 3D, unlike 76% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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The LG 65EC970 supports Wi-Fi. 60% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 65EC970 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

The 65EC970 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The LG 65EC970 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 65EC970 does not feature local dimming. 77% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 65EC970 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 65EC970 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports 24p

The 65EC970 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 65EC970 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 65EC970 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 65ec970v, lg 65ec970v

Barcodes:

08806084849731, 08806084849748, 08806084849755, 08806084849793

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