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LG 98UB980 Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£422 Over 5 Years|
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:
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.
|Watching Films On||
|Watching Sport On||
Should You Buy it Now?
|AV Lounge||£24,999.99||Go to Store|
LG 98UB980 In-Depth Analysis
Average User Reviews
The average user rating of this LG TV is 78 out of 100 based on 67 user reviews.
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.
Then the third problem came with regards to viewing the wonderful beautiful picture of this monster
Users Report That it is Fairly Priced
Six people thought it was good value for money.
Other than that it's a great telly and such an affordable price
Great Screen and value for money
This is an overpriced product
Amazingly cheap, although really small
All in all a fair product for a fair price
Users Report That it is Robust
Two customers thought it was well made.
Has wireless built in also
We weren't disappointed! We were going to get a cinema built in the south wing.
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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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.
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".
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The LG 98UB980 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The LG 98UB980 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.
The LG 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.
The 98UB980 supports Miracast. 87% of TVs do not support Miracast.
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.
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.
The LG 98UB980 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.
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).
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.
Has a Camera Included
The 98UB980 has a camera included, unlike 99% of TVs which do not have a camera included.
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
The LG 98UB980 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
The 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.
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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This TV has been on the market since April 2014.
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.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||lg 98ub980v|
|Barcodes||08806084767585, 08806084767608, 08806084767615|