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LG 79UB980
79UB980V

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LG 79UB980
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Our Verdict:
A fully featured and gigantic 4K 87mm thick TV, with ok running costs
79" No 87mm 4K Apr 2014 A+
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LG 79UB980 Review

With excellent features, we have ranked the LG 79UB980 number 160 in 3D TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Age
4 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 20%. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are excellent.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
Whilst it has an energy efficiency classification of A+, its running costs of £220 over 5 years are in the most expensive 15% of all 6,277 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
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 1014 in TVs for films. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 925 in TVs for sport.
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Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good

LG 79UB980 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 31,476 expert and owner reviews (including 14,666 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has very good reviews. 95% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the 79UB980 is in the most expensive 15% of all 6,277 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 79UB980 is £220.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2014.

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Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 42". The display diagonal of the LG 79UB980 of 79" is in the largest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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4K

The LG 79UB980 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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 LG 79UB980 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth noting that 99% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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3D

The 79UB980 is 3D. 78% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The 79UB980's thickness of 87mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 2.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 59mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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The 79UB980 supports Wi-Fi. 54% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Five Loudspeakers

The 79UB980 is a five loudspeaker television. Most of the other TVs have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Lower Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The 79UB980's subwoofer RMS power of only 15W is in the lowest 35% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The subwoofer RMS powers of TVs range from 1W to 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 79UB980 of 90W is in the highest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 1W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 79UB980 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 80% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 79UB980 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Only 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 a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 4K Ultra HD pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The LG 79UB980 has a common interface (CI) slot. 73% of TVs do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a Built-in Subwoofer

The 79UB980 has a built-in subwoofer. 93% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 79UB980 features local dimming. 83% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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RoHS Compliant

The 79UB980 is RoHS compliant, unlike 97% of televisions which are not RoHS compliant.

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Has a Built-in Camera

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

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Supports 24p

The 79UB980 supports 24p, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 79UB980 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 94% of TVs which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Miracast

The LG 79UB980 supports Miracast. 89% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 79ub980v

Barcodes:

08806084767387, 08806084767417, 08806084767424, 08806084767448, 08806084767455

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