Close

Loading image...
LG 65UB980
+ 1 Video

LG 65UB980

Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product homecinemachoice.com Best Buy Trusted Reviews Recommended
65" Flat Feb 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
- ULTRA HD 4K- SMART TV WITH WEBOS- MULTI-CHANNEL SPEAKER- CINEMA 3D More
A
£245.39 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
Available used and from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Ex Demo Hut
£1,474.80
Checked 11 hours ago
Out of stock
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

19 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The writers at Digitaltrends.com and Trusted Reviews both recommend this television and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This TV was given a "Best Buy" award by Homecinemachoice.com who decided that this LG TV was a sensible purchase.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on eleven expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Digitaltrends.com, homecinemachoice.com and Chip.de this 4K and 8K TV has an overall expert rating of 83 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

Five LG 65UB980 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com rated the product 5 stars and wrote in their review of this TV on Trusted Reviews “This means it enjoys a native Ultra High Definition (UHD) resolution, with chief distinctions from the step-down UB950V series being a much more powerful Harman/Kardon-desi”. Three years ago expert website Techguide.com.au wrote “And when ultra high definition content does become readily available you'll be thankful you have a TV”. Also three years ago Hardwarezone.com.ph mentioned “The LG 98UB980T is a huge 98-inch television that offers Ultra High Definition or 4K pi”.

Good Picture Quality

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

Three people who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Three years ago expert website Goodgearguide.com.au said in their LG 65UB980 review “The picture quality is rich and detailed, especially if”. Expert website Techguide.com.au mentioned in their review in the same month “LG's latest ultra high definition LED smart TV offers brilliant picture quality, excellent design” and gave this TV a score of 5 stars. Techguide.com.au also wrote “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”.

Easy to Use

Several LG 65UB980 reviewers agreed that the product was easy to use. Expert review site Techguide.com.au said in their review of the LG 65UB980 “A new operating system that makes it easy to use”.

One LG 65UB980 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good experience. Three years ago expert website Hardwarezone.com.ph wrote in their review “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”.

Read more Less

Good Brand

Based on 7,001 owner and expert reviews, LG has good ratings for its TVs. LG also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other brands.

Chart

Good Sound Quality

A few people who purchased it concluded that it had good sound quality.

Nice Design

One LG 65UB980 reviewer who purchased it said that it was a good design.

Good Technical Features

One LG 65UB980 owner who reviewed this TV thought it had good features.

Good Size

One LG 65UB980 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was a good width. Mr a M Rocker said on Amazon two years ago “It also says it is 156cm width with stand” in his review of this TV however he only rated the product 20 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “LG's 65-incher is currently one of the better value 4K screens on the market”.

Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The LG 65UB980 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 84LM960[plb_1467110_price], the Panasonic TX-50AXW804[plb_2381131_price], and the Samsung UE48HU7500[plb_2284995_price] is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Supports Smart TV

The 65UB980 supports smart TV, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 65UB980.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 84LM960[plb_1467110_price], the Panasonic TX-50AXW804[plb_2381131_price], and the Samsung UE55HU8290[plb_2478883_price] is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

2 HDMI Version

The 65UB980 has a 2 HDMI version which is newer than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago have a 1.4 HDMI version.

This TV's HDMI version (2) is in fact the best HDMI version across all 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 65UB980.

A 1.4 HDMI version is the worst HDMI version amongst similar types of TV.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Four Number of Loudspeakerss

Most TVs of this age and type have between 2 and 19 number of loudspeakerss, including the LG 65UB980 which has four number of loudspeakerss.

Chart Edit

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 70 Watts, the 65UB980 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 65UB980. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 65UB980 the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 31W.

Chart Edit

Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

The lowest subwoofer RMS power of TVs of this age and type is 2W, the highest is 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 21W. With a subwoofer RMS power of 30 Watts, the 65UB980 has one of the higher subwoofer RMS powers amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

Chart Edit

Has Five Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the 65UB980 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This LG TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most commonly found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 65UB980. The smart modess "Cinema", "Photo", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this LG television.

Chart Edit

7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LG 65UB980 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the 65UB980 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the TX-L65WT600[pl_1734622_price], or the TX-55AXW904[pl_2914938_price] both from Panasonic or the LG 65LA970[plb_1734265_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The 65UB980 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 65UB980. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

Chart Edit

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 65UB980 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 65UB980 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the UE55HU7200[pl_2432088_price], the UE65HU7200[pl_2433629_price], or the UE65HU8200[pl_2433648_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The number of video formats supported by the LG 65UB980 is more than most TVs of this type and age. The most frequently supported video formats supported is AVI, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

Chart Edit

Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most TVs that came out around the same time as the 65UB980 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the 65UB980 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

Chart Edit

Fairly Thick

At 75 millimeters, the 65UB980 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 65UB980. The depths of TVs of a similar type and age to the 65UB980 range from 10mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 53mm.

Chart Edit

Heavy

With a weight of 37.6 kilograms, the 65UB980 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 65UB980 amongst televisions of this age. TVs of a comparable age and type to the 65UB980 have weights of between 2.2kg and 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg.

Chart Edit

3 Other reasons to consider the LG 65UB980

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

Chart Edit

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The 65UB980 is typical compared to the other 116 TVs of this age and spec that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 65UB980 will cost £246 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Three Years Ago

LG released the 65UB980 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
Screen Shape
Noise Reduction
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
24p Support
Local Dimming
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Technical Details
Supported 3D Formats

3 Awards

Digitaltrends.com Recommended Product homecinemachoice.com Best Buy Trusted Reviews Recommended

Expert Reviews

(21)
14 January 2015

Homecinemachoice.com

LG has had a topsy-turvy year in TV. On the upside, the brand's taken the Smart TV world by storm with its WebOS interface. On the downside, it's struggled to keep up with some rivals on the... Read more…

22 December 2014

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. The LG 98UB980T is a huge... Read more…

17 October 2014

There's a lot to really like here, and while there are flaws in the webOS, we're still excited by it and convinced that LG is going to improve it to tap its full potential.There's a bigger problem...

1 October 2014

The 65UB980V is a staggeringly ambitious TV that for the most part we love. It's already tough to choose between the best 4K TVs this year, and we're afraid to say this LG is good enough to make...

Trusted Reviews

LG's 65-incher is currently one of the better value 4K screens on the market, and suitable for those of you who want to invest early in the latest TV tech. Its webOS interface is a cinch to use,...

« Prev 1 of 5 Next »

User Reviews

(1)
(Verified Purchase)

This tv is wrongly described. It says its width is 146.5cm. It also says it is 156cm width with stand. The problem is that even if you wall mount the speakers which the separate stand sits on are... Read more…

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £243.56
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
@ £0.139 per kwh - Edit electricity price and usage
kwh per hour
kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
@ £0.003474 per litre - Edit water usage and price
litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
Submit Energy Consumption Figures
Total running cost over 5 years £245.39
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 65UB980uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
32
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 32 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 65ub980, certified 65ub980v
Barcodes 08806084748362, 08806084748379, 08806084748386

Save Money with These Great TV Vouchers & Offers

£10 Off
Voucher
£10 Off a £30+ spend
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 23 Jan 17
£20 Discount
Voucher
£20 Discount when you spend £801 - £1000 with the voucher code
Valid until 31 Mar 17
10% Off
Voucher
10% Off the entire site
Valid 17 Jan 17 - 23 Jan 17
£15 Discount
Voucher
£15 Discount when you spend £601 - £800 with the voucher code
Valid until 31 Mar 17
Feedback