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LG 55UG870

70

Overall Score

LG 55UG870

LG 55UG870
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A good spec and economical to run 55" 4K television
55" 4K No 98mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 55UG870 Review

With very good features and low running costs, we have scored the LG 55UG870 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
75
Running Costs
$93 Over 5 Years
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has running costs of $93 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This LG TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
IPS 4k panel
Fun setup
LG content store
Launcher
Super slim
HEVC decoder
Magic remote control
Premium sound by harman / kardon
4K upscaler
4K
Ultra HD 4k streaming
WebOS
Curved screen
ULTRA luminance
ULTRA HD 4k RESOLUTION
SUPER UHD TV 4k
4K 3d+
Very thick
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

How Big is the LG 55UG870?

The LG 55UG870 is 1,241mm wide and 98mm tall. It is 723mm thick and weighs 21.7kg.

LG 55UG870 front dimensions
LG 55UG870 size in context

LG 55UG870 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The 55UG870 has an average running cost of $93 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,333 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The 55UG870's display diagonal of 55" is larger than 75% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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4K

4K

The highest resolution of the 55UG870 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. Across all TVs the best resolution is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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/QLED Technology

The 55UG870 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The LG 55UG870 is 3D, unlike 75% of TVs which are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the LG 55UG870 of 98mm is in the thickest 1% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55UG870 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 (Full HD) pixels. This television also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Across all TVs the worst resolution is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UG870 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). 94% of TVs do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The LG 55UG870's high frequency rate of 200Hz is in the fastest 27% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi. 92% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55UG870 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Timeshift

The 55UG870 supports timeshift. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The 55UG870 supports aptX audio decoding, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support aptX audio decoding.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55UG870 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UG870 supports Miracast, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Bluetooth

The 55UG870 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports 24p

The 55UG870 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55UG870 has an ECO mode, which is unusual. 91% of TVs do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 55UG870 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 92% of TVs which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg entertainment 55ug870v, samsung 55ug870v

Barcodes:

08806087142273, 08806087142297, 08806087142303, 08806087142358

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 55UG870

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