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LG 40UB8000
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LG 40UB8000

40" Flat Oct 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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4 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 6,043 expert and owner reviews, LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 40UB8000 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 40UB8000 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Light

At only 10.4 kilograms, the LG 40UB8000 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. The average weight of TVs that are a similar age to the 40UB8000 is 30kg, and the weights range from 2.2kg to 120kg.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 40UB8000 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 40UB8000 which are 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40UB8000 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the 40UB8000 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 40UB8000.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40UB8000 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 40UB8000 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports One Video Format

The 40UB8000 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats DIVX HD are also supported by this LG TV.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports

Most similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 40UB8000 which has two USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 40UB8000

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 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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 TV has been on the market for over two years.

Average Thickness

At 48.2 millimeters, the 40UB8000 has a fairly typical thickness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40UB8000.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
TV Tuner
Tuner
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
Management Features
Control
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Mounting Interface Size
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content

User Reviews

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Reviewed 17 April 2015 by Ship
(Verified Purchase)

After reading the online specs at BestBuy.com that specified that this UHD TV has a 120hz native refresh rate, as well as having an IPS backlit panel. (It's really 60hz native & edgelit. The CPU... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 40ub8000
Barcodes 00700381985322, 00719192595248, 08806084853004
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