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LG 65LA9700

64.5" Flat Aug 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
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14 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this 4K and 8K TV is 81% based on eight expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Digitaltrends.com, techreviewsource.com and Good Gear Guide.com.au.

Good High Def TV

A number of LG 65LA9700 reviewers reckoned that the LG 65LA9700 was good at displaying high definition TV. Pcmag.com said three years ago “Ultra HD (or 4K) HDTVs have been difficult to come by here in PCMag Labs, so we were pretty jazzed when an LG's 65LA9700 screen showed up for testing”. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com wrote “And while it isn't LG's fault that there's no 4K content to enjoy on its Ultra HDTV, that do” in their review. Goodgearguide.com.au said in their review of this TV on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au “LG's LA9700 is the company's 65in Ultra HD television for 2013”.

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

LG is one of the better rated television manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and LG also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Good Product Quality

Some LG 65LA9700 reviewers who reviewed the LG 65LA9700 thought it was good quality. Expert website Digitaltrends.com wrote three years ago “Its picture quality is outstanding and its 4K performance is dazzling” . Techguide.com.au said “It has excellent picture and sound quality along with upscaling abilities to make the TV enjoyable today”.

Good Picture Quality

One LG 65LA9700 owner reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Good Sound Quality

One LG 65LA9700 owner mentioned that the product had good sound quality.

Good Technical Features

One LG 65LA9700 owner mentioned that it had good features. Pcmag.com mentioned “The LG LA9700 series of 4K HDTVs deliver plenty of features along with a stunning Ultra HD picture with exquisite detail” in their review of the LG 65LA9700.

Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The LG 65LA9700 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port TV.

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Has a Built-In Camera

The 65LA9700 has a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the 65LA9700 do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 65LA9700, the 65LA9700 is 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 65LA9700, the 65LA9700 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 65LA9700 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 65LA9700 also have a WiFi connection.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs that are a similar age to the 65LA9700 the RMS rated power range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 30W. With an RMS rated power of 50 Watts, the 65LA9700 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 65LA9700 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 910Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 240 hertz, the 65LA9700 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencies amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The 65LA9700 is a three HDMI port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 65LA9700 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Heavy

With a weight of 40.4 kilograms, the 65LA9700 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years. 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 2.2kg and 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 65LA9700

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 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market 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

LG released the 65LA9700 over two years ago.

Average Thickness

The 65LA9700 has a fairly average thickness (40.894 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Specification

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Smart TV
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RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
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Design
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
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AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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Weight & Dimensions
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Expert Reviews

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30 December 2013

4k TVs are coming and LG's 65LA9700 is the company's 2013 UHDTV offering, priced at $6,499 for the 65-inch and $4,499 for the 55-inch. The LG LA9700 comes in as a massive TV with massive... Read more…

10 December 2013

Good. This is an expensive TV that contains a lot of future TV technology. LG makes some of the best display screens in the world which is why Apple uses LG display technology for their iPhones...

4 December 2013

The LG LA9700 series of 4K HDTVs deliver plenty of features along with a stunning Ultra HD picture with exquisite detail and reasonably good color accuracy. If you're willing to pay a premium for...

4 December 2013

The LG LA9700 series of 4K HDTVs deliver plenty of features along with a stunning Ultra HD picture with exquisite detail and reasonably good color accuracy. If you're willing to pay a premium for...

2 December 2013

The LG LA9700 series of 4K HDTVs deliver plenty of features along with a stunning Ultra HD picture with exquisite detail and reasonably good color accuracy. If you're willing to pay a premium for...

28 October 2013

LG deserves recognition for developing an LED LCD TV that can hang with the best of them. Its picture quality is outstanding and its 4K performance is dazzling. And while it isn't LG's fault that...

21 October 2013

LG's Ultra HD capable TV is inexpensive ? for a Ultra HD TV, that is. It's an impressive unit, but the time still isn't right for most people to invest in Ultra HD TV.The LG 65LA9700 Ultra HD TV... Read more…

15 October 2013

The LG 65-inch Ultra High Definition TV is an ideal choice for viewers who want to future proof their television purchase.It has excellent picture and sound quality along with upscaling abilities...

14 October 2013

There's a huge lack of 4K or Ultra HD content to view on it, and it's priced well out of reach of many consumers, but the LG 65LA9700 Ultra HD TV is one of the most impressive on the market. If...

25 September 2013

Ultra High Definition TVs (UHDTVs) or 4K TVs as they are commonly referred to, started off as extravagant behemoths ( like this and this ). Of course what better way to show off new technology... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $232.55
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Total running cost over 5 years $233.95
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
39
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 39 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 65la9700, lg electronics 65la9700
Barcodes 00719192591141

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