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LG 65SM9800PLA

LG 65SM9800PLA
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Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
88
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Widely Available
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Value for Money
Good
95
Age
3 Months Old
69
Running Costs
£200 Over 5 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A huge and recently released 4K 62.5mm thick television, with moderate running costs and great user reviews. It has a game mode and a smartphone remote app, supports timeshift and features voice control.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (65")
Features voice control
Has a game mode
Supports timeshift
Has a smartphone remote app
65"
62.5mm
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£199
OVER 5 YEARS
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Released just 3 months ago and with excellent features, we have ranked the LG 65SM9800PLA number 62 in 60+ inch TVs, number 163 in 4K TVs and number 167 in Netflix recommended TVs.

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Kagoo Score
88
Reviews
89
Features
81
Popularity
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Value for Money
96
Age
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Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 84?

LG is an excellent television brand.
Released by LG only 3 months ago, it is one of the newest TVs on the market, incorporating some of the latest TV features.
It has an efficiency rating of A, however its running costs of £200 over 5 years are in the most expensive 17% of all 5,300+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
This TV has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Features voice control
Has a game mode
Supports timeshift

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is good for playing games, ranking number 187 in TVs for gaming. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 176 in TVs for sport as well being good for watching films, ranking number 260 in TVs for films.
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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Large display diagonal
Features voice control
Has a game mode
Supports timeshift
Has a smartphone remote app
Supports Wi-Fi
Features USB recording
Supports screen mirroring
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Features local dimming
Supports Bluetooth
Supports Miracast
Supports parental controls
Supports noise reduction
Has an ethernet port
Has a desktop stand included
High RMS rated power
Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Has a built-in subwoofer
Three USB ports
Features extended PVR
Very fast motion interpolation frequency
Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
4K
ok thickness
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D
Large Display Diagonal
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The 65SM9800PLA's display diagonal of 65" is in the largest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

The 65SM9800PLA has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found 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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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the LG 65SM9800PLA does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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The 65SM9800PLA's thickness of 62.5mm is ok compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 54% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Not 3D

The LG 65SM9800PLA is not 3D, although it is worth noting that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Features Voice Control
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The 65SM9800PLA features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has a Game Mode
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The LG 65SM9800PLA has a game mode. 66% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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Supports Timeshift
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The LG 65SM9800PLA supports timeshift, which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has a Smartphone Remote App
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The 65SM9800PLA has a smartphone remote app. 84% of TVs do not have a smartphone remote app.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The LG 65SM9800PLA supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features USB Recording
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The 65SM9800PLA features USB recording, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The LG 65SM9800PLA supports screen mirroring, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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The 65SM9800PLA features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 81% of TVs which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Features Local Dimming
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The 65SM9800PLA features local dimming. 78% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Bluetooth
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The LG 65SM9800PLA supports Bluetooth, unlike 79% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Miracast
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The 65SM9800PLA supports Miracast, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Parental Controls
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The LG 65SM9800PLA supports parental controls, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports Noise Reduction
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The LG 65SM9800PLA supports noise reduction, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support noise reduction.

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Has an Ethernet Port
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The 65SM9800PLA has an ethernet port. 65% of TVs also have an ethernet port.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included
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The LG 65SM9800PLA has a desktop stand included, which is unusual. 55% of televisions do not have a desktop stand included.

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High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 65SM9800PLA of 40W is very high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 8% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 520W.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The 65SM9800PLA features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Has a Built-in Subwoofer
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The 65SM9800PLA has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Three USB Ports
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The 65SM9800PLA has more USB ports than most of the televisions. Most of the TVs only have between one and two USB ports, however this LG TV has three USB ports.

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Features Extended PVR

The 65SM9800PLA features extended PVR, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 65SM9800PLA of 4,000Hz is very fast compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 99% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 4,300Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 410Hz.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The LG 65SM9800PLA supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 98% of TVs which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Popularity

Popularity

The LG 65SM9800PLA has been listed on Kagoo since June 2019 and is currently ranked number 170 out of 984 TVs.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

We have analysed the LG 65SM9800PLA, and ranked it:

Good Value For Money
This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
Price

The product has very good features and is under 6 months old but at £2,199.00 it is in the most expensive 9% of TVs.

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Value for Money of Similar TVs

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Age

LG 65SM9800PLA Release Date

April 2019

The 65SM9800PLA was only released by LG three months ago. This TV features the latest in TV technology from LG.

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When Are Most New LG Televisions Released?

Most new LG televisions tend to be released between February and March.

The biggest month last year for new LG TV releases was March, with 36 new LG TVs released that month. In 2017 most new LG TVs were released in February, with 44 new LG TVs released that month. September was the biggest month in 2016 for new LG TVs, with 41 new LG TVs released that month.

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How Fast Do LG TV Prices Drop After Release?

Most TVs drop in price by 16% in the first 6 months after release, however LG TVs tend to depreciate faster.

In the first 6 months after release, LG televisions drop in price by 24% on average.

That means that on a typical LG television costing £848 you could save on average £201 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

LG 65SM9800PLA Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A, however the 65SM9800PLA has an average 5 year running cost of £200 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 5,300+ TVs that we checked.

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Electricity cost when switched on £196
Electricity cost when on standby £3
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Europen European Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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LG 65SM9800PLA Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Colour Depth
Display Technology
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Native Refresh Rate
Audio
Built-in Subwoofer
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Built-in Speaker
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Speaker
Smart TV
Video Apps
Internet TV
Intelligent Voice Recognition
Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Screen Mirroring
Network Streaming Services
Smart TV
Music Apps
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) Version
App Store
Other Features
Display Type
USB Port
HDMI
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Sound Enhancement Technology
Picture Enhancement
Audio Power
Processor Cores
Audio Output
Material
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Resolution
Weight (Without Stand)
Built-in Processor
Output Power
Bezel Width
Design
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Colour
VESA Mounting
Heavy Metals Free
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Certification
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Supported TV Bands
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner
Performance
DVD Player
Parental Controls
Smartphone Remote App
Game Mode
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Local Dimming
USB Recording
Extended PVR
Noise Reduction
Subtitles
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Teletext
4K Ultra HD Upscaling
Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
Miracast
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Web Browser
Bluetooth Version
Management Features
Hotel Mode
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Voice Control
On Screen Display (OSD)
Number of OSD Languages
Programming Period
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (With Stand)
Height (With Stand)
Width (With Stand)
Height
Width
Depth (Without Stand)
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface (CI) Slot
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
RF Connector Type
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Technical Details
Smart TV Features
Smart TV & Apps
TV Tuner
HDMI Connection
Other Features
Built-in WiFi
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Desktop Stand Included
Package Height
Handheld Remote Control
Package Width
Package Type
Batteries Included
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Number of Batteries Supported
Interface Adapters Included

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

bosch 65sm9800pla, lg 65sm9800pla, lg 10192660, lg b264882b, lg 4960661, lg 65quot, lg 19150, lg 73415, lg sm98

Barcodes

 00000000000880,  08806098409068

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