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LG 79UB980

LG 79UB980V

79" Flat Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date
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7 Reasons For

LG Has Good TV Reviews

LG 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings on average and across all televisions LG is one of the superior brands.

Supports Smart TV

The 79UB980 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 79UB980 also support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE75HU7500[plb_2285236_price], or the Sony KD-79X9005[plb_2268349_price].

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the LG 84UB980[plb_2274456_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 79UB980 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE75HU7500[plb_2285236_price], and the Sony KD-79X9005[plb_2268349_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think the LG 84UB980[plb_2274456_price] is also worth considering.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 79UB980 that we have assessed, the RMS rated power of the LG 79UB980 of 90 Watts is one of the highest. 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 31W.

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Five Number of Loudspeakerss

The 79UB980 is a five number of loudspeakers TV.

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2 HDMI Version

The LG 79UB980 has a 2 HDMI version which is newer than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago have a 1.4 HDMI version.

This television's HDMI version (2) is in fact the best HDMI version across all 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

The worst HDMI version across comparable types of television is 1.4.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The 79UB980 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 79UB980, the 79UB980 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Sony KD-79X9005[plb_2268349_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Pricey

The cheapeast TVs of this type and age that we found costs £399 and the most expensive costs £14,823. We think that this LG television looks expensive for a TV of this age and type.

Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The LG 79UB980 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 79UB980 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Formats Supported

The 79UB980 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that are a similar age to it. 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 LG television.

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Quite Thick

TVs of this type and age have depths of between 6.5mm and 94mm, and the average depth is 52mm. With a depth of 87 millimeters, the 79UB980 has one of the thicker depths amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Heavy

The weights of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 79UB980 range from 2.2kg to 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg. With a weight of 57 kilograms, the 79UB980 is one of the heavier 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 79UB980 amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 79UB980

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 televisions that are a similar age to it. 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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Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The average 5 year running cost of the 79UB980 is £273 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 115 TVs of a comparable spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
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Supported Video Modes
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Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Smart TV
Smart TV
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Built-In Speaker(s)
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Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
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Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
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SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
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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
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Ergonomics
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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 23 January 2015 by Joanne Law | 3 Comments

Bit small.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £270.80
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £272.63
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Energy Rating
1.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
35
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 35 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lgtv 79ub980, lgtv 79ub980v, irobot 79ub980, 79ub980 79ub980, irobot 79ub980v
Barcodes 08806084767387, 08806084767417, 08806084767424, 08806084767448, 08806084767455

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