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LG 55UH661

55" 100Hz Flat Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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8 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

This television has a fantastic average user rating based on 17 user reviews.

LG TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 6,328 expert and user reviews for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 55UH661 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55UH661 also support smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE43KU6079[plb_3412607_price] which is cheaper.

Other TVs which also support smart TV features that you might also want to look at include the Philips 49PUS6551[plb_3301766_price], or the Sony KD-49XD8077[plb_3769237_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs, the 55UH661 has a WiFi connection.

Alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider include cheaper TVs such as the Samsung UE43KU6079[plb_3412607_price].

Alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to consider include the Philips 49PUS6551[plb_3301766_price], or the Sony KD-49XD8077[plb_3769237_price].

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many recently released televisions.

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Supports Eleven Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the LG 55UH661 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year. This TV supports a H.265 video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year. The video formats "H.264", "M-JPEG", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "RV", "VC-1", "VP8", "VP9" and "XVID" are also supported by this television.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

Comparable spec TVs that have been available for the last year have annual energy consumptions of between 59kWh and 420kWh. At only 111 kilowatt hours, the 55UH661 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other new comparable spec TVs, the 55UH661 is not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the LG 49UH850[plb_3348276_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55UH661, the 55UH661 does not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

The average refresh rate of similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 55UH661 is 420Hz, and the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz. The 55UH661 has one of the slower refresh rates (only 100 hertz) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 100Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including cheaper TVs such as the 43UH668[pl_3349687_price], or the 49UH650[pl_3350276_price] both from LG.

If this LG television refresh rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Hisense UB50EC591[plb_3382176_price] (800Hz and cheaper), or the LG 49UH620[plb_3406077_price] (1,200Hz and cheaper).

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This television supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most commonly supported WiFi standard on new TVs.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55UH661, the 55UH661 does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Seven Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 55UH661 is more than most recently released comparable spec televisions. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats AAC, ADPCM, AMR-WB, HE-AAC, LPCM, PCM and WMA are also supported by this television.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The 55UH661 is a three HDMI port TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the 55UH661 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only One RF Port

The 55UH661 is a one RF port television. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 55UH661 have between one and two RF ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the LG 55UH661

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time 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 Nine Months Ago

It was nine months ago when LG released the 55UH661.

Average Thickness

At 60.9 millimeters, the 55UH661 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

If you are not worried about having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-49DX600[plb_3332647_price] (66mm) which is also cheaper.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio (L,R) in
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Browsing
Management Features
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
ECO Mode
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Local Dimming
Clock Function
Processor Cores
Teletext
Subtitles Function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual
Technical Details
Timer
Other Features
Timer

User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 August 2016 by Andyc69

As pointed out in other reviews, the default picture settings leave a lot to be desired. Fortunately, there are websites that can help you set it up. Unfortunately, the terms and conditions of... Read more…

Reviewed 26 October 2016 by Sheikh101

I purchased the Sony Bravia 49XD8077/8099 and then swapped it for this one - both are 2016 model. Even though both models have HDR, the picture quality on the LG is superior to the Sony Bravia and... Read more…

Reviewed 26 September 2016 by IrishNeil

This TV doesn't need anyone to set it up for you: it takes you through the procedure. It connected to my satellite box and DVD player without problem, as well as to the Internet. It's a great TV:... Read more…

Reviewed 18 October 2016 by Callmekersal

Had the TV for 3/4 weeks now.Have been very pleased with it - in fact it has surpassed my expectations...

Reviewed 26 September 2016 by Cooper2777

This is a great product. We looked at lots of reviews, we're interested in low energy products but a good picture was important to watch sports. It's a great purchase...

Reviewed 12 September 2016 by Lasramblas962

This LG TV is easy to use and the picture quality is superb...

Reviewed 10 October 2016 by Brenlu

Love this to, picture quality excellent, it has made viewing a joy. Would definitely recommend LG good looking tv...

Reviewed 26 September 2016 by Robady

. Easy to set up and programme . Excellent picture quality . Decent sound . Virgin Tivio box and DVD player also easy to connect . All features as advertised . Great delivery service from John... Read more…

Reviewed 19 September 2016 by Albay

Great TV easy to set up and great value can fully recomend...

Reviewed 16 November 2016 by YFree0204

This TV is very easy to set up, it takes you through the procedure. It connected to the TiVo box and the Internet without any problem at all. The picture & sound quality are good. It's a great TV... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $91.45
Electricity cost when on standby $1.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $92.82
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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