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54

Overall Score

LG 55UB830

A classic 55 inch 4K television with good features
55" 4K Yes No Jun 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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LG 55UB830 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have scored the LG 55UB830 as follows for Summary.
75
3 Reviews
62
Good Features
25
47
$141 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
54
Average

Why Has it Scored 54?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 67%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of $141 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This LG TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
4K
Does not feature OLED technology
61
Good
77
Very Good
75
Very Good

LG 55UB830 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the 55UB830 of 55" is fairly large compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 24% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 55UB830 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. TVs HD types range from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55UB830 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The LG 55UB830 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The 55UB830's thickness of only 37.8mm is in the thinnest 14% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The 55UB830 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UB830 supports Miracast. 87% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Supports 24p

The 55UB830 supports 24p. 84% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55UB830 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 85% of televisions which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The LG 55UB830 supports smartphones being used as a remote. 88% of televisions do not support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 55UB830 of 900Hz is quite fast compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 16% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Televisions have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55UB830 has an ECO mode, unlike 93% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55UB830 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 92% of televisions which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 91% of TVs which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55UB830 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 55UB830 of 20W is in the highest 17% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Televisions have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 55UB830 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the resolution ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55UB830 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 72% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UB830 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 55UB830 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The 55UB830 is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 55UB830 will cost $141 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

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

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