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LG 79UB980V

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LG 79UB980V

£3,999.99
LG 79UB980
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A fully featured but 4 year old 79" 4K TV, with alright running costs and one of the largest display diagonals around
79" 4K No 87mm Apr 2014 A+
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LG 79UB980 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the LG 79UB980 number 159 in 3D TVs and number 634 in 4K TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Age
3 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%. Hisense TVs 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 televisions 2018.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £220 over 5 years are in the most expensive 12% of all 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This LG TV has some great features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
ULTRA HD 4k
Smart TV with webos
A sound that surrounds you
CINEMA 3d
Integrated camera
Ready for the future
Magic remote
Ips panel

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 79UB980 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films, ranking number 967 in TVs for film. It is also good for watching sport, ranking number 958 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good

LG 79UB980 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

LG TVs Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 29,044 owner and expert reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good reviews for its televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £3,999.99 it is more expensive than 97% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, the 79UB980 has an average running cost of £220 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV was released in April 2014.

Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LG 79UB980 of 79" is in the largest 2% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 79UB980 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all televisions the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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

The 79UB980 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 79UB980 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The LG 79UB980's thickness of 87mm is thicker than 90% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 79UB980 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 79UB980 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Five Loudspeakers

Most TVs have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers, including the 79UB980 which has five loudspeakers.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The 79UB980's RMS rated power of 90W is higher than 99% 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 200W.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 79UB980 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The LG 79UB980 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 65% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 79UB980 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all TVs is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 79UB980 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Local Dimming

The 79UB980 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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RoHS Compliant

The LG 79UB980 is RoHS compliant. 96% of TVs are not RoHS compliant.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The 79UB980 has a built-in camera, unlike 98% of TVs which do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports 24p

The LG 79UB980 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Lower Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

Across all the TVs the subwoofer RMS powers range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W. The 79UB980's subwoofer RMS power of only 15W is in the lowest 34% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 79UB980 supports Miracast. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 79UB980 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 79ub980v

Barcodes:

08806084767387, 08806084767417, 08806084767424, 08806084767448, 08806084767455

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