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LG 98UB980V

£24,999.99
£23,799.99 £1,200.00 cheaper than 2 days ago
98" 4K Edge-LED Apr 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date £421.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average owner reviews
Reasonably priced
Easy to use
64 Reviews
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Reviews

Average Owner Reviews

This 4K and 8K TV has an average owner rating of 78% based on 67 owner reviews.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 9,694 user and expert reviews (including 2,455 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range. 92% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £1,200 (5%)

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Reasonably Priced

A few people who reviewed this TV considered that it was a bargain for the price. This month Aaron Price gave this TV a score of 4 stars and he said “For the amazing prices of £22,000 with FREE SHIPPING, I thought what a bargain! On delivery” in his LG 98UB980 review. Alex Murphy wrote in his review also this month “Amazingly cheap, although really small”. In October this year Amazon Customer said on Amazon “Bargain tv” and scored the product 5 stars.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Aaron Price mentioned “In the long run it was well worth the money” . Bend Sinister wrote in their LG 98UB980 review on Amazon this year “All in all a fair product for a fair price”. R. P. Thompson wrote “Other than that it's a great telly and such an affordable price”.

One LG 98UB980 owner said in their reviews that this TV was cheap.

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Not Cheap

TVs of this type and age range in price from £319 to £23,800. We think that this LG TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of this type and age.


Features

Good for Wall Mounting

Several LG 98UB980 owners who reviewed it considered that it was good for wall mounting. In October last year Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “We had it wall mounted and angled perfectly for viewing from our cinema style seats”. Sam wrote “Make sure the wall mount is VESA compliant 600 x 400” and gave this TV a score of 5 stars. Sam also said “Before wall mounting make sure that all the cabling is established”.

Good Remote Control

One LG 98UB980 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good remote control. In October last year Innerspace gave the product a very good review score and wrote “The main problem now is the remote control is too far away to change channels”.


Design

Easy to Use

A few LG 98UB980 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good experience. Amazon Customer mentioned “Watching a news item about poverty in the third world on my 29,000 pound TV was a thoroughly depressing experience” in their review. Last year Mari mentioned on Amazon “Running water in the box so I can continue to enjoy the experience”.

Some customers who purchased the LG 98UB980 thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. Amazon Customer wrote “Overall a very comfortable box and I am planning on buying another so” in their review.

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Robust

A few LG 98UB980 reviewers thought the LG 98UB980 was well made. Amazon Customer wrote this month “It comes with live people built in, meaning there's no need for 3D glasses”. Amazon Customer also said “We weren't disappointed! We were going to get a cinema built in the south wing.”.

Nice Design

Three LG 98UB980 owners considered that it was good looking. Aaron Price mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Then the third problem came with regards to viewing the wonderful beautiful picture of this monster”. Aaron Price also mentioned “After knocking down a few walls, I now had a beautiful sitting placement for myself to watch the action on this TV”. Last year J. Cunningham said in their review on Amazon “Pretty good.”.

Has a Built-In Camera

The LG 98UB980 has a built-in camera, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person who purchased it mentioned that it was a good weight. Sam wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon in October last year “The precise weight of this television comes to a staggering 73.7kg without stand” and gave the LG 98UB980 a score of 5 stars.


Audio

Inferior Sound Quality

One LG 98UB980 reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it did not have good sound quality. A few weeks ago Bend Sinister wrote “I cant comment on the sound as its not something I would really use so I just turned it off” but in spite of that they still gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One LG 98UB980 reviewer considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Sam mentioned on Amazon “Make sure the USB 3.0 Input has a USB 3.0 extension cable” and rated the product as very good. One LG 98UB980 reviewer thought the product was wifi compatible. Sam scored it very highly and he said in his review on Amazon “Has wireless built in also”.

Good Smart TV Features

Two LG 98UB980 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was good for watching on demand TV. This month Chumpy said on Amazon “Heard you get a free month of netflix so i”.

Supports Timeshift

The LG 98UB980 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 98UB980 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This LG TV was released in April 2014.


Display

Inferior Picture Quality

One customer who purchased the LG 98UB980 considered that it did not have good picture quality. Glyn Lissemore scored it 1 stars and mentioned in their review of the LG 98UB980 on Amazon “I am a young man living with my elderly man-friend who has recently been given a large financial compensation for sustaining a brain injury, rendering his vision very poor”.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 98UB980 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also have a 2D-3D converter.

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98 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 98 inch TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The LG 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Miracast

The 98UB980 supports Miracast. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi Direct. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 98UB980 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Energy

Running Costs Are High

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 98UB980 will cost £422 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 6% of all 320 TVs of this age and spec.


Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 98UB980 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Packaging Content

Has a Camera Included

The LG 98UB980 has a camera included. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have a camera included.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 98UB980 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 98UB980 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics 98ub980v, lg 98ub980v
Barcodes 08806084767585, 08806084767608, 08806084767615

LG 98UB980 Review Sources

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