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LG 79UX970H
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LG 79UX970H

79" Edge-LED Feb 2016
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible LED Backlighting Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all LG TVs and also specifically for LG 4K and 8K TVs and found that in both cases LG had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

3D Compatible

The 79UX970H is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that were released in the last year which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 79UX970H supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the 79UX970H also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 79UX970H has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that came out in the last 12 months.

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Two Ethernet LAN Ports

The 79UX970H is a two Ethernet LAN port television. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year only have one Ethernet LAN port.

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Two Point One Loudspeakers

Most new 4K and 8K TVs have between 1 and 11 loudspeakers, including the 79UX970H which has two point one loudspeakers.

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Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The 79UX970H has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most new TVs. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year do not have a built-in camera. The 79UX970H is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only One RF Input

Most televisions that came out in the last year have between one and two RF inputs, including the 79UX970H which has one RF input.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 79UX970H has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the 79UX970H.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LG 79UX970H does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Five Audio Formats

The 79UX970H has a greater number of audio formats than most recently released 4K and 8K TVs. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by latest 4K and 8K TVs. The audio formats "AAC", "AC3", "EAC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this television.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The 79UX970H is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions that came out in the last 12 months have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only One RF Port

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the 79UX970H have between one and two RF ports, including the 79UX970H which has one RF port.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 224 kilowatt hours, the 79UX970H has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 52.3 kilograms, the 79UX970H is one of the heaviest recently released TVs amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Newly released comparable spec televisions have weights of between 7.5kg and 61kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 79UX970H

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on recently released 4K and 8K TVs. 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 Ten Months Ago

This TV has been on the market for ten months.

Average Thickness

At 58.42 millimeters, the LG 79UX970H has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other recently released similar spec TVs.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
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Dynamic Contrast Ratio
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Screen Format Adjustment
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Display Diagonal
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TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Networking
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Audio Format
Image Format
Picture Processing Technology
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
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Certificates
Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
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Cable Included
Technical Details
RF Input
Dolby Technology
Power Save Mode
Other Features
Package Weight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $133.29
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $135.65
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 79UX970Huses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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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 79ux970, lg 79ux970h
Barcodes 00719192918122

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