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LG 55UH850

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Overall Score

LG 55UH850

LG 55UH850
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An award winning and fully featured 55" 4K TV, with very low running costs
55" 4K No 51.5mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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LG 55UH850 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the LG 55UH850 as follows:
93
Reviews
16 Reviews + 1 Award
83
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Running Costs
$91 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 79%, based on 16 reviews.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has running costs of $91 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
3D
Thinner than average
IPS 4k quantum display
Billion rich colours
ULTRA luminance
Smart TV with webos1
Sound designed by harman / kardon
ColourPrime plus
Wide viewing angle
Design
Magic zoom
Magic mobile connection
Magic remote

How Big is the LG 55UH850?

The LG 55UH850 is 1,240mm wide and 721mm tall. It is 51.5mm thick and weighs 19.2kg.

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LG 55UH850 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The average running cost of the 55UH850 is $91 over 5 years based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the 55UH850 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 80% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 55UH850 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all TVs 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 55UH850 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 55UH850 is 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the 55UH850 of only 51.5mm is in the thinnest 31% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average thickness of all televisions is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The LG 55UH850 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The LG 55UH850 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI), unlike 87% of televisions which do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Has an ECO Mode

The 55UH850 has an ECO mode, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have an ECO mode.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The 55UH850 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 92% of televisions which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The 55UH850 has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The LG 55UH850 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. This LG TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Local Dimming

The LG 55UH850 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Timeshift

The 55UH850 supports timeshift, unlike 82% of TVs which do not support timeshift.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55UH850 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55UH850 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 94% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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RoHS Compliant

The 55UH850 is RoHS compliant, which is unusual. 96% of televisions are not RoHS compliant.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the LG 55UH850 of 40W is higher than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 5% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Supports Bluetooth

The 55UH850 supports Bluetooth, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support Bluetooth.

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Features USB Recording

The 55UH850 features USB recording. 90% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55UH850 has a pair of 3D glasses included. 86% of televisions do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UH850 supports Miracast. 86% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The LG 55UH850 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

certified 55uh850v, panasonic 55uh850v, samsung 55uh850v, lg 55uh850v

Barcodes:

00635131626166, 08806087583090, 08806087583137, 08806087583168, 08806087583243

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