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LG 84LM960

CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended homecinemachoice.com Reference Status Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended
84" 1,000Hz Sep 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
LG 84 inch ULTRA HD TV presents a whole new level of picture quality, boasting a resolution four times higher than Full HD. Naturally, it is incredibly immersive, vivid and crisp, even when viewed... More
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16 Reasons For

Twelve Industry Awards

Amongst televisions of a similar spec and age, this television is one of the most awarded.

This TV received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, M3.idg.se, Hi-tech.mail.ru/, Zoom.cnews.ru and Avforums.com all of whom wrote that this 4K and 8K TV was good.

This LG TV was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both CNET.co.uk and Log.com.tr, both of which decided that this 4K and 8K TV was terrific.

The writers at three other expert review sites all decided that this television was good. This TV received a "Reference Status" award from Homecinemachoice.com, Areadvd.de gave it an "Outstanding" award and it received a "Very Good" award from Bluray-disc.de.

The writer at one additional expert review site wrote that this 4K and 8K TV was good. Ferra.ru gave this LG TV a "Best Product" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on twenty-nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and T3.com the average expert rating of this LG TV is 86%.

Good High Def TV

A few people wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert review site Trusted Reviews “An 84in 4k - sorry, ‘ultra HD' - TV” in their review of the LG 84LM960. Expert review site Homecinemachoice.com wrote “As if touched up by a troupe of Kubrick monkeys, yesterday's Full HD TV is now on course for a revolutionary image upgrade to 4K Ultra high-definition” and gave this TV a very good review. Techradar.com mentioned on expert website Techradar five years ago “The LG 84LM960V is the first widely distributed Ultra HD resolution TV to launch in the UK” in their review of this TV.

Nice Design

Some LG 84LM960 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Trustedreviews.com mentioned five years ago “Its native 4k pictures are mesmerisingly good, its upscaled HD ones are also pretty special” in their review. Expert review site Cnet.co.uk mentioned in their review of the LG 84LM960 in the same month “The 47-inch LG 47LM960V is a beautiful TV that delivers great pictures” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Four years ago expert review site Wired.co.uk rated the product 4 stars and said in their review of the LG 84LM960 “Mostly beautiful”.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 7,001 expert and user reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands.

Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of LG 84LM960 reviewers who bought this TV thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Stuff.tv said “What's the best thing about passive 3D? The cheaper specs” in their LG 84LM960 review.

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed it considered that it had good features.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Easy to Use

One LG 84LM960 owner who purchased this TV considered that it had a good experience. Expert website Insideci.co.uk said “Any doubt that 4K Ultra HD is a very significant upgrade to home entertainment experience is immediately dispelled by this impressive LG” in their review and rated it 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV was able to connect to the internet.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 84LM960 reviewer said in their reviews that the LG 84LM960 had a sharp image. Expert review site Wired.co.uk wrote in their review of the LG 84LM960 four years ago “It looks terrific, doesn't disappoint in terms of sharpness and colour” .

Supports Smart TV

The 84LM960 supports smart TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 84LM960 also support smart TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available including the Toshiba 58L9363, the Panasonic TX-50AXW804, or the Grundig 55 FLX 9490 which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 84LM960, the 84LM960 has a wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including the Toshiba 58L9363, the Panasonic TX-50AXW804, or the Samsung UE48HU7500 which has better reviews.

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Two RF Ports Quantitys

The 84LM960 is a two RF ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 84LM960 have between one and two RF ports quantitys.

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Fairly High Subwoofer RMS Power

Televisions of a similar age and spec to the 84LM960 have subwoofer RMS powers of between 2W and 70W. At 30 Watts, the 84LM960 has a quite high subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Product Quality

One person reckoned that it was not good quality. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned in their review five years ago “The apps are too few and too low quality” .

Poor Smart TV Features

One customer wrote in their reviews that it did not have good apps.

A Bit Expensive

One person reckoned that this TV was not a bargain for the price. Cnet.co.uk said on expert website CNET.co.uk “It's not cheap.” in their LG 84LM960 review. One LG 84LM960 owner who reviewed this TV thought it was not cheap. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned four years ago “This TV's way too expensive and is otherwise just like a regular LG TV” in their review of this TV.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 84LM960 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the TX-65AXW804, or the TX-55AXW904 both from Panasonic or the LG 65LA970 which also has a higher rating.

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Very High Running Costs

Whilst this LG TV is rated A for energy efficiency, the 84LM960 is one of the most expensive to run TVs of this spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 84LM960 will cost £413 over 5 years to run.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The 84LM960 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable age and type to the 84LM960.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 84LM960 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the UE55HU7200 (£1,099.00), the UE65HU7200 (£1,499.00), or the UE65HU8200 (£2,899.00) all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Has One Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 84LM960 is more than most TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this television. The smart modess Energy saving are also found on this LG television.

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Only Two Number of Loudspeakerss

Most televisions that were launched more than two years ago have between 2 and 19 number of loudspeakerss, including the 84LM960 which has two number of loudspeakerss.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of TVs that have been around for more than two years is 210kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 375 kilowatt hours, the 84LM960 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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Heavy

With a weight of 70.4 kilograms, the LG 84LM960 is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. The average weight of similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago is 30kg.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 84LM960

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when LG released the 84LM960.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 1,000 hertz, the 84LM960 has a pretty typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 84LM960.

If you want a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to look at the TX-48AX630 (£529.00) (1,200Hz), the TX-55AX630 (£951.39) (1,200Hz), or the TX-40AX630 (£599.00) (1,200Hz) all from Panasonic which also has a higher rating.

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Average Depth

At 39.9 millimeters, the 84LM960 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 84LM960.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Optical Disc Player Type
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control

12 Awards

log.com.tr Editor's Choice CNET.co.uk Editor's Choice Techradar Recommended homecinemachoice.com Reference Status zoom.cnews.ru Recommended ferra.ru Best Product Trusted Reviews Recommended bluray-disc.de Very Good avforums.com Recommended areadvd.de Outstanding M3.idg.se Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

(51)
12 September 2013

There's no denying this is a hugely capable set ? and that 4K capability is stunning. But getting decent source material is likely to be an issue for years to come. So we're left with a huge...

12 September 2013

Homecinemachoice.com

The humble television is changing. As if touched up by a troupe of Kubrick monkeys, yesterday's Full HD TV is now on course for a revolutionary image upgrade to 4K Ultra high-definition, an... Read more…

28 June 2013

A great first effort for 4K, but this TV's way too expensive and is otherwise just like a regular LG TV...

30 April 2013

The LG 84LM960V is big, and mostly beautiful. It looks terrific, doesn't disappoint in terms of sharpness and colour, and it certainly fills a room. Whether the extra inches justify a leap in...

5 February 2013

LG's 84LM960V is the first UHD television that we've tested, and we like what we see so far. UHD material looks fantastic with lots of detail and depth to the image. It's a shame that LG didn't...

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 18 July 2013 by Justmyselfman

Having recently sold some spare kidneys on the black market and half of the useable part of my liver, I decided it would be a worthwhile investment to aquire a new TV set.

I spent... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £410.21
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £412.04
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 53 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 84lm960, 84lm960v, lg electronics 84lm960, lg electronics 84lm960v
Barcodes 05055528548270, 08806084020840, 08806084020918, 08806084020932, 08806084020994

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