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Overall Score

LG 55UG870

A 55 inch 4K television with good features
55" 4K Yes 200Hz Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date

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LG 55UG870 Review

With good features and low running costs, we have scored the LG 55UG870 as follows for Summary.
60
Good Features
20
53
$110 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
47
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 48?

It has outstanding 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 2017.
It has running costs of $110 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs 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:
4K
Quite large display diagonal
Very thick

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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

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LG 55UG870 In-Depth Analysis

Features

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 televisions the resolution ranges 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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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 55UG870 of 55" is in the largest 22% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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3D

The 55UG870 is 3D, unlike 74% of televisions which are not 3D.

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Very Thick

The 55UG870's thickness of 98mm is in the thickest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UG870 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

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

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Supports Bluetooth

The 55UG870 supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 91% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

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

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the 55UG870 of 200Hz is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 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 pixels. Across all televisions the best resolution is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UG870 supports Miracast. 87% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55UG870 has an ECO mode. 93% of televisions do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports 24p

The LG 55UG870 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55UG870 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The LG 55UG870 supports aptX audio decoding, which is unusual. 99% of televisions do not support aptX audio decoding.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55UG870 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the 55UG870 of 20W is fairly high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 25% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55UG870 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Running Costs

OK Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55UG870 is $110, which is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg entertainment 55ug870v, certified 55ug870v, samsung 55ug870v, lg 55ug870v

Barcodes:

08806087142273, 08806087142297, 08806087142303, 08806087142358

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