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LG 65UG870
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LG 65UG870

65" 200Hz Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
From the pixels to the pedestal LG SUPER UHD TV is the pinnacle of LCD television. An IPS 4K Quantum Display integrating a 10-bit panel generates a billion rich colours, producing bright, vibrant... More
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8 Reasons For

LG Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 6,043 owner and expert reviews, LG has good reviews for its televisions. LG also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands.

3D Compatible

The 65UG870 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 65UG870 which are not 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55JU7502[plb_2841301_price], or the LG 65UF9509[plb_3043757_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year, the 65UG870 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 65UG870 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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LED Display Technology

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

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Has Five Sound Modes

The number of sound modes found on the 65UG870 is more than most televisions of this age and spec. This LG TV has a Music sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on televisions of a similar type and age to the 65UG870. The sound modes "Movie", "News", "Sports" and "Standard" are also found on this LG television.

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Supports Ten Audio Formats

The 65UG870 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This LG TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "DTS", "EAC3", "HE-AAC", "MP2", "PCM", "RA-Lossless" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Six Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 65UG870 is more than most TVs of this age and type. This LG TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of this age and type. The smart modes "Cinema", "Photo", "Sports", "Standard" and "Vivid" are also found on this TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 65UG870 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price], or the Samsung UN88JS9500[plb_3186351_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 65UG870 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This LG television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 65UG870. The image formats "JPS" and "MPO" are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year, the LG 65UG870 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Two Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the 65UG870 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats DIVX and H.265 are also supported by this television.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The LG 65UG870 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (169 kilowatt hours) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 65UG870 range from 61kWh to 500kWh.

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Heavy

At 29.6 kilograms, the 65UG870 is quite heavy compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 65UG870 have weights of between 1.1kg and 82kg.

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Very Thick

Across all the televisions of a similar type and age to the 65UG870 the thicknesses range from 11mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 61mm. When compared to other similar spec TVs that were released one year ago that we have checked, the thickness of the 65UG870 of 99.9 millimeters is one of the thickest.

If you are not worried about having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the UN55JS9000[pl_2756559_price] (91.44mm), or the UE55HU8500[pl_2232250_price] (92.9mm) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 65UG870

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 a comparable age and spec 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 a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LG released the 65UG870.

Average Refresh Rate

The LG 65UG870 has a relatively typical refresh rate (200 hertz) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 200Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the UE55HU8500[pl_2232250_price], or the UE55JU7500[pl_2817750_price] both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-55CX680[plb_2800952_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a faster refresh rate then you might want to consider the Philips 49PUS7170[plb_2824097_price] (800Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Audio Decoder
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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
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
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Electricity cost when switched on $144.91
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $146.33
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 24 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 65ug870, lg 65ug870v
Barcodes 00635131626234, 08806087137392, 08806087137439, 08806087137484, 08806087137507, 08806087137538, 08806087142303, 08806087347203
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