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LG 79UF860V

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LG 79UF860V

£3,799.00
LG 79UF860
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A fully featured but 3 year old 4K 59.5mm thick TV, with alright running costs and a massive 79" display diagonal
79" 4K No 59.5mm Apr 2015 A+
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LG 79UF860 Review

With excellent features but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the LG 79UF860 number 129 in 3D TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
89
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
62
Running Costs
£220 Over 5 Years
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however 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 TVs.
It has some great features:
Very large display diagonal
4K
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this LG TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 510 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 886 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 882 in TVs for sport.
71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

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 Summary

LG Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 29,044 expert and user reviews (including 12,245 verified purchases), LG has very good ratings for its TVs. 94% of those that bought a LG television 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 £3,799.00 it is in the most expensive 2% of televisions.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, however the 79UF860 has an average 5 year running cost of £220 based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 12% of all 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

LG released the 79UF860 in April 2015.

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Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

The 79UF860's display diagonal of 79" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the LG 79UF860 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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/QLED Technology

The LG 79UF860 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The LG 79UF860 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the 79UF860 of 59.5mm is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 51% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 79UF860 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Miracast

The 79UF860 supports Miracast. 86% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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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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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

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

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

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

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Supports 24p

The LG 79UF860 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 79UF860 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 common resolution supported by TVs. This LG television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the resolution ranges from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Very 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 450Hz. The LG 79UF860's motion interpolation frequency of 2,400Hz is faster than 99% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 79UF860 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Lower Than Average Subwoofer RMS Power

The subwoofer RMS power of the 79UF860 of only 15W is in the lowest 33% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The lowest subwoofer RMS power of televisions is 1W, the highest is 70W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 18W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg electronics 79uf860v, lg 79uf860v

Barcodes:

08806087344370, 08806087344394

LG 79UF860V

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