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LG 55UB830
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LG 55UB830

55" Flat Jun 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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17 Reasons For

Good 3D Picture Quality

Some LG 55UB830 owners mentioned that the product had a good 3D picture quality. Digital Versus wrote last year “Bon rendu 3D en Full HD”.

Good High Def TV

Three people said in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Digital Versus mentioned “Ultra HD” in their review of the LG 55UB830.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

On average LG 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews as do all TVs manufactured by LG.

Good Remote Control

Several LG 55UB830 owners thought this TV had a good remote control. Digital Versus mentioned in their review “Magic Remote”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said in their review of this TV “With mediocre contrast and insufficient responsiveness, this television only avoided a two-star rating because of its decent 3D mode, accurate colours and various built-in functions”. Digital Versus said “Natural colours” although they scored the product 3 stars.

One LG 55UB830 owner who reviewed it concluded that it had good picture quality.

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Good Product Quality

One LG 55UB830 owner who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Digital Versus said in their review “Good 3D picture quality in Full HD”.

3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 55UB830, the 55UB830 is 3D compatible.

There are a number of other 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 49UB850, or the Philips 49PUS7809.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Samsung UE50HU6900.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55UB830 supports smart TV features. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UB830 also support smart TV features.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available including the Samsung UE55HU6900, the LG 49UB850, or the Philips 49PUS7809 which has better reviews.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55UB830 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55UB830.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55HU6900, the LG 49UB850, or the Philips 49PUS7809.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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2160p Video Mode

The 55UB830 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than the 1080p video mode supported by most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 2160p video mode is actually the best supported video mode across all televisions of this spec and age.

Across similar types of television the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Three USB 2.0 Ports

three USB 2.0 ports

The 55UB830 is a three USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age only have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Features One App

features one app

The 55UB830 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs that have been around for more than two years. This LG TV features a Skype app, which is the most frequently featured app featured on 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UB830.

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the 55UB830 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This LG television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UB830. The sound modes "Game", "Movie", "News" and "Sports" are also found on this television.

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Supports Three Video Formats

The 55UB830 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LG TV. The video formats DIVX HD, H.264 and H.265 are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on televisions of this spec and age.

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Quite Thin

At only 37.8 millimeters, the 55UB830 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 55UB830. The average thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago is 52mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Digital Versus, Les Numeriques.com and fwdmagazine.be this TV has an average expert rating of 67 out of 100.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The 55UB830 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Sony KD-49X8505 which is also cheaper.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the LG 55UB830 is more than most televisions that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55UB830. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this LG TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the LG 55UB830 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE55HU6900 which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UB830 is 8W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 30W. With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the 55UB830 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Loudspeakers

The 55UB830 is a two loudspeaker television.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UB830

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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.

Specification

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Sound Mode
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Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
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Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
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Networking
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Smart Mode
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Expert Reviews

(3)
9 February 2015

The IPS panel brought down the LG 49UB830V's final score. With mediocre contrast and insufficient responsiveness, this television only avoided a two-star rating because of its decent 3D mode,...

Natural colours
Magic Remote
Good 3D picture quality in Full HD
Great Smart TV functionalities
Couleurs fidles
Poor contrast
Slow responsiveness (IPS at 15 ms)
One strip of LED backlighting (risk of clouding)
Glossy screen susceptible to reflections in bright rooms
Contraste un peu faible
2 February 2015

La dalle IPS du LG 49UB830V plombe sa note finale. Avec un taux de contraste médiocre et une réactivité insuffisante, ce téléviseur évite de justesse les 2 étoiles grâce à sa 3D...

19 December 2014

We testten hier de 55UB830V maar LG heeft nog een goedkoper model, de UB820V waarop ten opzichte van dit model enkel 3D ontbreekt. Je moet op beide modellen WebOS opgeven, maar krijgt verder wel...

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Electricity cost when switched on $133.18
Electricity cost when on standby $1.41
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Total running cost over 5 years $134.59
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55ub830, lg 55ub830v, lg swv3432s10, lg electronics 55ub830, lg electronics 55ub830v
Barcodes 00880608485009, 08806084795694, 08806084850027, 08806084850058, 08806084850096, 08806084850119, 08806084850133
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