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LG 79UB9800

LG 79UB9800
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A gigantic and award winning 4K 86.8mm thick TV, with great features and low running costs
79" 4K No 86.8mm May 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date
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LG 79UB9800 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have scored the LG 79UB9800 as follows:
94
Reviews
11 Reviews + 3 Awards
83
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Running Costs
$380 Over 5 Years
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%, based on 11 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This LG TV has running costs of $380 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 1% of all 4,388 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The 79UB9800 has some great features:
Very large display diagonal
Launcher
Triple XD engine
Sound designed by harman/kardon
ULTRA surround
Multi-Channel speaker
ULTRA real sound
Magic remote
Fun setup
LG store
LG smart+ TV
4K
4K 3d+
Stable screen
Wide viewing angle
IPS 4k
True 4k engine pro
4K resolution
Supports Wi-Fi
3D
4K 60p HEVC

LG 79UB9800 Video Reviews

How Big is the LG 79UB9800?

The LG 79UB9800 is 1,874mm wide and 86.8mm tall. It is 1,014mm thick and weighs 57kg.

LG 79UB9800 front dimensions
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LG 79UB9800 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

The 79UB9800 has an average running cost of $380 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 1% of all 4,388 TVs.

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Features

Very Large Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The LG 79UB9800's display diagonal of 79" is in the largest 2% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 79UB9800 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all TVs is HD Ready and the best is 8K. 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

Like most other televisions, the 79UB9800 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The 79UB9800 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The 79UB9800's thickness of 86.8mm is thicker than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 10% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 79UB9800 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 79UB9800 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 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 79UB9800 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 79UB9800 has a built-in subwoofer, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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12 Loudspeakers

The 79UB9800 is a 12 loudspeaker TV. Most of the other televisions have between 1 and 19 loudspeakers.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 79UB9800 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of televisions which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The LG 79UB9800 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 98% of TVs do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Miracast

The 79UB9800 supports Miracast. 86% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other televisions, the 79UB9800 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The 79UB9800 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The worst resolution of all televisions is 366 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 79UB9800 supports Wi-Fi Direct, unlike 73% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The LG 79UB9800's motion interpolation frequency of 1,300Hz is in the fastest 7% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 79UB9800's RMS rated power of 90W is very high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 1% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Energy Star Certified

The 79UB9800 is Energy Star certified, which is unusual. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Supports 24p

The LG 79UB9800 supports 24p, which is unusual. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 79ub9800

Barcodes:

00719192593886

Frequently Asked Questions About the LG 79UB9800

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