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LG 40UB800

40" 100Hz Edge-LED Sep 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
LG ULTRA HD 4K TV gives you the best picture quality there is, with four times the detail of Full HD. Our unique IPS Panel allows you to experience perfect clarity, wherever you sit to watch.... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Eight experts from sites including Digital Versus, Good Gear Guide.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr and Les Numeriques.com have rated this TV on average 73 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Good

Based on 45 user reviews this LG television has an average user rating of 86 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

Eleven people mentioned in their reviews that the LG 40UB800 was good at displaying high definition TV. Last year David Nicolas mentioned on Amazon “Need bigger screen to appreciate Ultra HD IMHO” in his LG 40UB800 review but he gave it a rating of 3 stars. E. Glynn said on Amazon “I had a 32" Samsung full HDTV before and had no problems with it” in their review. Jason Bagge wrote in his review “The picture quality on HD satellite is very good” .

Good Product Quality

Eleven people reckoned that this TV was good quality. D. W. Howell said last year “Excellent quality, excellent value”. In October last year Fefee wrote “Excellent picture really good price the sound quality is good too thought we might need a sound bar” in their review of this TV. Also in October last year Jim said on Amazon “Excellent picture quality and really pleased with everything about it” and scored it 4 stars.

Good Sound Quality

A few customers agreed that this TV had good sound quality. Pip85 gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their LG 40UB800 review in October last year “Sound quality is good especially if you get sound”. Rizzo wrote “To be honest, there aren't many Flat screens with decent sound nowadays”.

Easy to Use

A number of LG 40UB800 reviewers who reviewed this TV considered that it was easy to use the menus. Facundo mentioned in their review on Amazon “The material and its amazing menu made my days”. One customer who bought this TV considered that it was easy to use. E. Glynn mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “However I wanted a bigger and better screen to use with my Xbox One”.

One LG 40UB800 owner said in their reviews that it was easy to assemble. D. W. Howell rated this TV 5 stars and said “Very easy to assemble and use”.

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Good Picture Quality

A few customers reckoned that the product had good picture quality. Pip85 rated it 5 stars and said “Superb picture quality, I actually never bought the TV from Amazon so I already had the correct plug” in their review. Digitalversus.com wrote in their review of the LG 40UB800 on expert review site Digital Versus “The LG 40UB800V offers good picture quality and deep blacks” nonetheless they rated it 3 stars.

Nice Design

Several LG 40UB800 owners considered that the product was good looking. Last year E. Glynn said in their LG 40UB800 review on Amazon “It looks beautiful, not just the 4k screen” and rated the LG 40UB800 as very good. In October last year Rizzo mentioned in their review “A replacement "UK 3 Pin Mains Clover Leaf" cable sorted that out pretty easily”.

One LG 40UB800 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. David Mackenzie gave this TV a score of 5 stars and he said in his review “Smooth as silk and cracking for 4k gaming - GTA V on ultra settings on 4k is beautiful on this screen!”.

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Good Smart TV

A number of LG 40UB800 reviewers said in their reviews that the LG 40UB800 was good for watching on demand TV. David Nicolas mentioned in his review of the LG 40UB800 “Have watched Ultra HD on Netflix and quite honestly on this size screen you can't really see any improvement on my 1080p HD 40 inch Samsung I had”. Rizzo said in their review of the LG 40UB800 on Amazon “It still works well with Netflix, iplayer, Amazon Instant Video”.

One LG 40UB800 owner who reviewed the LG 40UB800 thought it was good for watching YouTube on. Mr S K Marsh mentioned in his review on Amazon “I am however struggling to find native 4K streams on the Internet as the inbuilt YouTube app whilst good quality doesn't seem to”.

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Good Remote Control

Several LG 40UB800 owners who bought it considered that it had a good remote control. Lee Perks wrote “Smart tv, comes with magic remote” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

4K and 8K TVs built by LG have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that LG also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Standard Def TV

One person concluded that the LG 40UB800 was good at displaying standard definition TV. Mr Akhtar Zaman mentioned in his LG 40UB800 review “SD picture is average” .

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 40UB800 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a WiFi connection.

Other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Philips 65PUS9109.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 40UB800 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Philips 55PUS9109, and the Panasonic TX-65AXW804 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it.

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2160p Video Mode

The 40UB800 supports a better video mode than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This TV supports a 2160p video mode, whereas most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 1080p video mode.

This television's video mode (2160p) is in fact the best supported video mode amongst all similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40UB800.

A 480p video mode is the worst supported video mode amongst comparable types of television.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 40UB800 has more USB 2.0 ports than most of the 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 40UB800. This TV is a three USB 2.0 port television compared to most of the TVs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Features One App

features one app

The LG 40UB800 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most televisions of this spec and age. This television features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on TVs of this spec and age.

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Has Four Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the LG 40UB800 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This LG TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 40UB800. The sound modes "Custom", "Movie" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The LG 40UB800 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This LG television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of this age and type. The audio formats "AAC HE", "AC3", "EAC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 88 kilowatt hours, the LG 40UB800 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Televisions of a comparable type and age to the 40UB800 have annual energy consumptions of between 66kWh and 660kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh.

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Very Light

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 40UB800 the weights range from 2.2kg to 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg. With a weight of only 10.4 kilograms, the LG 40UB800 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 40UB800.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The LG 40UB800 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which are 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40UB800 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the LG 65LA970, or the Philips 65PUS9109 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The 40UB800 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that were released around the same time as the 40UB800. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 40UB800 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40UB800 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UE55HU7200 which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The 40UB800 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs that have been around for more than two years is 30W, and the RMS rated power range from 8W to 120W. At only 20 Watts, the LG 40UB800 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 40UB800.

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Only Two Loudspeakers

The 40UB800 is a two loudspeaker TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago have between 2 and 11 loudspeakers.

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4 Other reasons to consider the LG 40UB800

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many 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

This 4K and 8K TV was released over two years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

The 40UB800 has a fairly typical refresh rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 40UB800.

We compared all the other 100Hz refresh rate televisions to this television and we think the Philips 55PUS7909 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

TVs with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth considering include the Sharp LC-70UD20 (800Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Thickness

At 48 millimeters, the LG 40UB800 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-65AX802 (45mm), or the Philips 50PUS6809 (47mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
App
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
MHL Version
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
Picture Processing Technology
Design
Colour
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content

Expert Reviews

(8)
20 January 2015

LG's 40UB800T is the 4K TV for a small space, especially considering its sub AUD$1000 price tag, but there's not much point if you're watching from more than a few metres back; a 40-inch is just...

12 January 2015

LG introduced the first UHD television in the Australian market, an 84-inch set that carried a $17,999 price-tag. Two years on and the price of UHD has nose-dived, with the 40-inch LG 40UB800T... Read more…

20 December 2014

Fancy a 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD) for less than $1000? That's exactly what you'll get with LG's 40-inch 40UB800T smart TV.Priced at $949, the TV gives you plenty of bang for your buck. Yes it... Read more…

17 November 2014

The LG 40UB800V offers good picture quality and deep blacks, a rare thing on LG's LCD televisions. However, just like most entry-level UHD models, it really lacks responsiveness; any fast...

17 November 2014

Le petit prix (il se trouve à moins de 600 euros environ) de ce téléviseur UHD LG de 40 pouces promet-il une grande qualité ? Voyons cela de plus près...

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User Reviews

(24)
Reviewed 2 July 2015 by Stephen Buckley
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant well pleased . And couldn't believe the first class delivery service . Will buy again on here as this was my first time .

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by David Mackenzie
(Verified Purchase)

Absolutely amazing piece of kit for the money. Don't listen to the experts all the time - judge for yourself. I bought this as a 4k monitor coupled with 2 x 980gtx graphics cards as I do... Read more…

Reviewed 15 June 2015 by Facundo
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic TV. I'm enjoying this purchased a lot. The quality of the image, the material and its amazing menu made my days. The information given was completely real. Thank you so much!

At the time of writing, this TV can be had for about

Reviewed 17 May 2015 by Steven
(Verified Purchase)

Ok decent tv.

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Electricity cost when switched on $74.14
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $75.55
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cello 40ub800, cello 40ub800v, cello 40ub800vt, cello 40ub800vtv, certified 40ub800, certified 40ub800v, lg electronics 40ub800, lg electronics 40ub800v
Barcodes 08806084892751, 08806084893765, 08806084893826, 08806084893840, 08806084893871, 08806087103977
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