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77

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LG 98UB980

(140 reviews)
LG 98UB980
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Our Verdict:
A gigantic and classic 4K TV, good for watching sport
98" No 4K Yes Apr 2014 A+
Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology HD Type 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 98UB980 Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have scored the LG 98UB980 as follows:
89
Reviews
64 Reviews
53
Value for Money
Average
87
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Age
4 Years Old
58
Running Costs
£340 Over 5 Years
77
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 78%, based on 64 reviews. Looking across the entire Samsung TV range, the average reviews for all Samsung TVs are also excellent.
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 TVs 2018.
Whilst this LG TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, its running costs of £340 over 5 years are in the most expensive 4% of all 6,277 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report excellent design, that it is fairly priced and it is robust.
The 98UB980 has some great features:
4K
Very large display diagonal
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good

LG 98UB980 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average User Reviews

This LG television has an average user rating of 78% based on 64 user reviews.

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LG Televisions Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 31,476 expert and owner reviews (including 14,666 verified purchases) for LG TVs and found that on average LG has very good ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers 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
    Aaron Price - April 2016
  • Pretty good.
    J. Cunningham - September 2015

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six people thought it was good value for money.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two customers thought it was well made.

  • Has wireless built in also
    Sam - July 2015
  • We weren't disappointed! We were going to get a cinema built in the south wing.
    Amazon Customer - October 2015

Running Costs

High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, the 98UB980 is one of the less economic to run TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 98UB980 will cost £340 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This television was released in April 2014.

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Features

4K

The highest resolution of the 98UB980 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. TVs HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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 display diagonal of the 98UB980 of 98" is very large compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 99% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 42", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110".

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Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The 98UB980 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although keep in mind that 99% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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3D

The LG 98UB980 is 3D. 78% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

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The 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 54% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The LG 98UB980 is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, which is unusual. 72% of televisions are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Has a Built-in Camera

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

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Does Not Support Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 98UB980 does not support smartphones being used as a remote. 89% of TVs also do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 98UB980 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 88% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 98UB980 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Miracast

The LG 98UB980 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Has a Camera Included

The LG 98UB980 has a camera included. 100% of TVs do not have a camera included.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 98UB980 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 89% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Only 3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 98UB980 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. The resolution of all televisions ranges from 4K Ultra HD pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 98UB980 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 96% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Timeshift

The 98UB980 supports timeshift, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 98ub980veu

Barcodes:

08806084767585, 08806084767608, 08806084767615

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 98UB980

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