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LG 65UB980

65" 4K Ultra HD Flat Feb 2014
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Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £245.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Easy to use
Good picture quality
22 Reviews + 3 Awards
Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product homecinemachoice.com Best Buy Trusted Reviews Recommended

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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

The experts at websites Digitaltrends.com and Trusted Reviews both endorse this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This 4K and 8K TV was given a "Best Buy" award by review sites Homecinemachoice.com who decided that this LG TV was a sensible purchase.

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Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, techguide.com.au, whathifi.com and fwdmagazine.be the average expert rating of this LG TV is 83%.

LG Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 9,080 expert and user reviews (including 1,947 verified purchases), LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Two people who purchased it concluded that it was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

Three owners said in their reviews that this TV was good quality. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au scored the product 70 out of 100 and said in their review of the LG 65UB980 “The picture quality is rich and detailed, especially if”. Three years ago expert website Techguide.com.au wrote “LG's latest ultra high definition LED smart TV offers brilliant picture quality, excellent design”. They also mentioned “With the 65-inch UB980T UHD smart LED TV, LG has delivered a TV that ticks the boxes for picture quality, sound quality, useful features” in their review.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age. 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 Picture Quality

Three owners who bought the LG 65UB980 concluded that it had good picture quality.

Good High Def TV

Five people reckoned that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago expert website Techguide.com.au said “And when ultra high definition content does become readily available you'll be thankful you have a TV” in their review of this TV. Expert website Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote in their review of this TV “In a short event held inside Abenson's showroom in Bonifacio Global City, were able to see and experience what the largest Ultra HD TV in the Philippines has to offer”. They also mentioned “The LG 98UB980T is a huge 98-inch television that offers Ultra High Definition or 4K pi” in their review.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 65UB980 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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65 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 65 inches television.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 65" TVs currently available including because of their better review scores, the UE65F9000, or the UE65HU8500 both from Samsung or the LG 65UB950.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Sharp LC-70UD20 (70" and higher rated), the LG 70UF770 (£2,499.99) (70" and higher rated), or the Samsung UE75JU7090 (75" and higher rated).

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Energy

OK Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 65UB980 is £246, which is typical compared to the other 314 TVs that came out more than two years ago.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

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


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Two customers considered that it had good sound quality.

Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 70 Watts, the LG 65UB980 has one of the highest RMS rated powers amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The RMS rated powers of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 28W.

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Six Loudspeakers

Most TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the 65UB980 which has six loudspeakers.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 65UB980 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite High Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of 30 Watts, the 65UB980 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS powers amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. TVs of this age and type have subwoofer RMS powers of between 2W and 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 21W.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 65UB980 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Toshiba 58L9363, the Samsung UE55JU7002, or the LG 43UF690 which all of have better reviews.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 65UB980 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV do have an ethernet port.

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Supports Miracast

The 65UB980 supports Miracast. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 65UB980 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The LG 65UB980 has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 65UB980 has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 65UB980 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 65UB980 supports 24p. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this television also support 24p.

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Features Local Dimming

The 65UB980 features local dimming, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 65UB980 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The 65UB980 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The average depth of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 58mm. The 65UB980 has one of the thicker depths (75 millimeters) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 65ub980v
Barcodes 08806084748362, 08806084748379, 08806084748386

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