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55

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LG 79UF860V

£5,299.99
A huge 79" 4K television, exceptional for playing games on
79" 4K Yes No Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 79UF860 Review

With very good features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 79UF860 number 139 in 3D TVs, number 465 in 4K TVs and number 805 across all TVs.
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Poor
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
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£270 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
55
Average

Why Has it Scored 55?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £270 over 5 years are in the most expensive 7% of all 4,021 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this LG TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games on, ranking number 258 in TVs for gaming. It is also excellent for watching sport on, ranking number 536 in TVs for sport, but good for watching films on, ranking number 618 in TVs for films.
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LG 79UF860 Video Reviews


How Big is the LG 79UF860?

The LG 79UF860 is 1,770.4mm wide and 59.5mm tall. It is 1,025.2mm thick

LG 79UF860 front dimensions

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LG 79UF860 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

LG Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 16,057 owner and expert reviews (including 6,872 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 93% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has very good features but is over 6 months old and at £5,299.99 it is more expensive than 98% of TVs.


Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 79UF860 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. TVs HD types range 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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Very Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The 79UF860's display diagonal of 79" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 2% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 79UF860 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The LG 79UF860 is 3D, unlike 74% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 79UF860's thickness of 59.5mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 51% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 79UF860 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The LG 79UF860 has a built-in subwoofer. 90% of TVs do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 79UF860 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The 79UF860 supports aptX audio decoding, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support aptX audio decoding.

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Supports 24p

The 79UF860 supports 24p, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support 24p.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 79UF860 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the 79UF860 of 2,400Hz is very fast compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 1% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The 79UF860 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the LG 79UF860 of 20W is in the highest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Miracast

The 79UF860 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2015.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however the 79UF860 has an average running cost of £270 over 5 years based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 79uf860v, lg 79uf860v
Barcodes 08806087344370, 08806087344394

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