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LG 65UC970

£2,357.09
A 3 year old 4K 3D TV with good features and a giant 65" display diagonal
65" 4K Yes No Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 65UC970 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 65UC970 number 154 in 3D TVs, number 468 in 4K TVs and number 937 across all TVs.
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Poor
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Good Features
55
2 Years Old
31
£206 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
53
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, however its running costs of £206 over 5 years are in the most expensive 15% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This LG TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 65UC970 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport, ranking number 541 in TVs for sport. It is also excellent for playing games, ranking number 320 in TVs for gaming, but good for watching films, ranking number 602 in TVs for films.
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LG 65UC970 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Very Good Brand

Based on 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its televisions. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has good features but is over 6 months old and at £2,357.09 it is more expensive than 89% of TVs.


Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The LG 65UC970's display diagonal of 65" is fairly large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 5% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 65UC970 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The resolution of all televisions ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 Technology

The LG 65UC970 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The LG 65UC970 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 65UC970's thickness of 71.5mm is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 75% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 65UC970 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 65UC970 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 65UC970 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 65UC970 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Miracast

The 65UC970 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Four Loudspeakers

The 65UC970 is a four loudspeaker television.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 65UC970 supports smartphones being used as a remote, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 65UC970 of 40W is fairly high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 6% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 65UC970 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 65UC970 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The 65UC970's motion interpolation frequency of 1,000Hz is quite fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 12% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 65UC970 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 65UC970 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). 92% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 65UC970 in September 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A, however the 65UC970 is in the most expensive 15% of all 4,025 TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 65UC970 will cost £206 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 65uc970v, lg f3y021bf2m
Barcodes 08806084849656, 08806084849663, 08806084849687, 08806084849694

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