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LG 98UB980V

£24,999.99
An enormous 98" 4K television, fantastic for watching sport on
98" 4K Yes No Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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LG 98UB980 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the LG 98UB980 number 95 in 3D TVs, number 298 in 4K TVs and number 474 across all TVs.
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67 Reviews
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Good Features
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3 Years Old
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£422 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
61
Good

Why Has it Scored 62?

It has not bad user reviews with an average user rating of 78%, based on 67 reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2017.
Whilst this LG TV has an efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £422 over 5 years are in the most expensive 2% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
Customers report design, it is fairly priced and it is robust.
The 98UB980 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Does not support smartphones being used as a remote

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport on, ranking number 267 in TVs for sport. However mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 680 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre
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LG 98UB980 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average User Reviews

The average user rating of this LG TV is 78 out of 100 based on 67 user reviews.

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LG Has Very Good Television Reviews

We checked 16,194 expert and owner reviews (including 6,891 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 93% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Two people who purchased it agreed that it was good looking.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six people thought it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers thought it was well made.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £24,999.99 it is more expensive than 99% of TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the LG 98UB980 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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 98UB980's display diagonal of 98" is in the largest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 98UB980 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The LG 98UB980 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Miracast

The 98UB980 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

Like most other TVs, the LG 98UB980 does not support smartphones being used as a remote. 87% of TVs do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The 98UB980 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Timeshift

The LG 98UB980 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 98UB980 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 98UB980 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Camera Included

The 98UB980 has a camera included, unlike 99% of TVs which do not have a camera included.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The LG 98UB980 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 98UB980 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2014.


Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst this TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, based on alright energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 98UB980 will cost £422 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

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

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