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LG 65LA970

65" 4K Ultra HD Feb 2014
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Built-In Camera Release Date £319.10 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Great build quality
Limited effective viewing angle
11 Reviews + 3 Awards
Techradar Recommended 01net.com 4 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The writers at review websites Trusted Reviews and Techradar both thought that concluded that they would endorse this television and gave it their "Recommended" award.

The author at one other expert review site wrote that this 4K and 8K TV was good. This LG television received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com.

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Good Expert Reviews

This LG TV has an average expert rating of 83% based on nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, CNET.co.uk and erenumerique.fr.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 9,080 owner and expert reviews (including 1,947 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good ratings. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs. 92% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Limited Effective Viewing Angle

Two people who reviewed the LG 65LA970 concluded that it did not have a wide viewing angle. Website Whathifi.com wrote in their review of this TV “Limited effective viewing angle”.

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time 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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Good High Def TV

Six customers who reviewed the product thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website T3.com wrote “LG’s second-gen Ultra HD TV heroes are hugely impressive”. Expert website Channelnews.com.au rated it 5 stars out of 5 and said “LG Australia has finally rolled out their 65" Ultra High Definition TV offering in Australia” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Avforums.com wrote in their review of this TV four years ago “The market for Ultra High Definition (UHD) TVs might still be in its infancy” .

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 65LA970 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inch TV.

Alternative 65" televisions currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE65F9000 which has better reviews.

If you want a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Sony KD-75X9405 (£4,499.00) (75") which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when LG released the 65LA970.


Design

Great Build Quality

Three people who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality. Website Whathifi.com wrote “Excellent sound quality”. They also mentioned “Great build quality” in their review. Techradar.com wrote in their review of this TV on expert website Techradar “Its handling of native UHD sources is second to none, its sound quality is streets ahead of most skinny TV rivals”.

Has a Built-In Camera

The 65LA970 has a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to look at including the UE65F9000, or the UE55F9000 both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-55AXW904 which all of have better reviews.

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Seriously Pretty Looks

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was good looking. Website Whathifi.com mentioned four years ago “Seriously pretty looks”. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk wrote “LG was pretty quick out of the blocks when it came to 4K, putting out its 84-inch model ahead of most of its rivals”.

Two owners considered that the product was well designed. Website Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of this TV four years ago “Great looking design” . They also wrote “Interesting speaker design” in their review.

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

This LG TV has an energy efficiency classification of B. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 65LA970 is £320, which makes it one of the most expensive to run televisions that were launched more than two years ago.


Audio

Good Audio

Five customers reckoned that the product had good sound quality. Website Whathifi.com gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Good audio” in their review of this TV. They also mentioned “Impressive audio” in their review.

Five Loudspeakers

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the LG 65LA970 which has five loudspeakers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 50 Watts, the LG 65LA970 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV. The RMS rated powers of 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 8W to 120W.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 65LA970 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

Other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the Samsung UE65F9000, the LG 55UB820, or the Panasonic TX-55AXW904.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The 65LA970 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Miracast

The 65LA970 supports Miracast. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 65LA970 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 65LA970 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 65LA970 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 65LA970 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 65LA970 supports 24p, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Features Local Dimming

The 65LA970 features local dimming. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 65LA970 supports timeshift. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support timeshift.

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Supports Smart TV

The 65LA970 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 65LA970 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 65LA970 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

Televisions of this spec and age have depths of between 10mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 58mm. With a depth of only 40.8 millimeters, the 65LA970 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 65la970v, lg 65la970w
Barcodes 08806084453907, 08806084453914, 08806084453938

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