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LG 98UB980V

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98" Edge-LED Plus Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 67 owner reviews this TV has an overall owner rating of 78%.

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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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.”.

LG Has Good Television Reviews

Based on 7,001 owner and expert reviews, LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs compared to other manufacturers.

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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 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 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.

Smart TV Features Are Good

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”.

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”.

Has a Built-In Camera

The 98UB980 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 98UB980 do not have a built-in camera.

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Supports Smart TV

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

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 98UB980 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 98UB980.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony FWD-85X9600[plb_2361426_price] is also worth considering.

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9 Reasons Against

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”.

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.

Pricey

TVs of a comparable age and type range in price from £399 to £14,823. We think that this 4K and 8K TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a comparable age and type.

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst the efficiency rating of this television is A+, based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 98UB980 will cost £422 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run TVs of a comparable type and age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 98UB980 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 98UB980 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

The LG 98UB980 is a three HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The 98UB980 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 383 kilowatt hours, the 98UB980 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago. Comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago have annual energy consumptions of between 66kWh and 660kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh.

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Very Heavy

When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 98UB980 that we have assessed, the 98UB980's weight of 93 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The lightest TV of this spec and age is 2.2kg heavy and the heaviest is 120kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 98UB980

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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 Two Years Ago

LG released the 98UB980 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
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Display Resolution
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Supported Graphics Resolutions
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Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
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Common Interface Plus (CI+)
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SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Performance
Teletext Function
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Teletext
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included
3D Glasses Quantity
Manual
Warranty Card
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 by Amazon Customer

There is I, thinking it was the big birdies just missing the tv, it was them bad boys in the m57 being pulled in by the magnetic pull of the resistor on the tv micro-chip... to counter-balance the... Read more…

Reviewed 27 July 2016 by Amazon Customer

This TV is awasome! It was well worth selling my daughters for. It comes with live people built in, meaning there's no need for 3D glasses. The warranty is based around the refugees installed in... Read more…

Reviewed 26 July 2016 by Daz1

Disappointing 4K upscaling for such an expensive TV. My Betamax movies still look terrible.

Reviewed 21 July 2016 by Mr. J. K. Whitehead

I bought one for each room but my power circuits all blew and the wiring melted. Now I have had to install a 1 megawatt solar array to keep the electricity bills down and save the planet.

Just took the cardboard box down to the tip; the recycling depot workers thought I had bought half of IKEA's flat pack furniture. When I need to (safely) dispose of this amazing television, the... Read more…

Reviewed 13 July 2016 by Bend Sinister

I mainly play 80`s text based adventure games so needed something to display words on a white background, saw this and took the plunge!. All words are fully legible and the size of the telly adds... Read more…

Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Honestreviews

I Sold my house to buy this TV, now I have no where to watch it :\...

After a huge earthquake, one of the living room walls was destroyed along with my TV that was attached on it. Instead of paying for a new wall and a TV, I hit two birds with one stone with this one.

Reviewed 28 June 2016 by Konrad D | 11 Comments

Seriously - this TV has made my life a living hell. The day I got it it wouldn't fit through the door or any of the windows. There is of course a slight benefit of having a super large screen but... Read more…

Reviewed 27 June 2016 by Michaelruocco@hotmail.com

Too small. But if jesus could watch it with me then it would be big, like a car crash, from nigeria. apples.

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Electricity cost when switched on £419.83
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £421.66
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Energy Rating
2.1T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 54 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 98ub980, lg 98ub980v, lg electronics 98ub980, lg electronics 98ub980v
Barcodes 08806084767585, 08806084767608, 08806084767615

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