55" LG 4K PASSIVE 3D+ LED HDR TV £899 Richer Sounds 55UF860V
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55" LG 4K PASSIVE 3D+ LED HDR TV £899 Richer Sounds 55UF860V

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Found 24th Dec 2015
I have been watching this. Previously £1200

55" 4K 3D+ LED LG TV £899 at John Lewis

Model: 55uf860v

5 year guarantee.

Cheapest this TV has been.
Offer runs until 17/01/16

Has Ultra Luminescence & Colourprime technology.

Same deal at richer sounds with 6 year warranty but in store only.

Update: Sold out at John Lewis. Still in stock at Richer Sounds in store.

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Its not a bed deal and I wish if it were a OLED tv instead

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difficult_guy

Its not a bed deal and I wish if it were a OLED tv instead



Would be very nice if it were OLED, has everything else; including being under half the price of an OLED lol.
Edited by: "Smelly_Pickle" 24th Dec 2015

I have also kept a close eye on this model, i have recently purchased the LG 55LF652V and its good however if prices for the better models drop now then i will exchange. Not to bothered about 4k as 95% of what i watch is terrestrial tv.

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miykk

I have also kept a close eye on this model, i have recently purchased the … I have also kept a close eye on this model, i have recently purchased the LG 55LF652V and its good however if prices for the better models drop now then i will exchange. Not to bothered about 4k as 95% of what i watch is terrestrial tv.



I agree, the best thing about 4K is Passive 3D, There are so many benefits to Passive over Active but the nature of passive 3D splits the picture and downgrades picture quality so on 1080p, this isn't very good at all for clarity. Essentially watching Passive 3D in 4K is like watching it in 1080p but with all of the benefits of Passive. (Cheap glasses, lighter more comfortable, brighter picture, no batteries!)

Cracking TV for the money!

Hot!

difficult_guy

Its not a bed deal and I wish if it were a OLED tv instead


Don't we all? However, back to reality...

You can also get the sony KD55X8509C for same price, which is also a lot of tv for the money.

http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/tv-and-home-entertainment/televisions/televisions/sony-bravia-kd55x8509c-smart-3d-ultra-hd-4k-55-led-tv-10122384-pdt.html

I will be getting a 55 inch tv in next few days, and i am stuck between a few just so much to choose from

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tje1978

You can also get the sony KD55X8509C for same price, which is also a lot … You can also get the sony KD55X8509C for same price, which is also a lot of tv for the money.http://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/tv-and-home-entertainment/televisions/televisions/sony-bravia-kd55x8509c-smart-3d-ultra-hd-4k-55-led-tv-10122384-pdt.htmlI will be getting a 55 inch tv in next few days, and i am stuck between a few just so much to choose from



I prefer Passive 3D for many reasons and personally have a bad experience trying to get Sony to honour warranty as they are based in Egypt despite being named Sony UK. They used to be my first choice but I won't buy them again. Problem was never resolved.

Smelly_Pickle

I prefer Passive 3D for many reasons and personally have a bad experience … I prefer Passive 3D for many reasons and personally have a bad experience trying to get Sony to honour warranty as they are based in Egypt despite being named Sony UK. They used to be my first choice but I won't buy them again. Problem was never resolved.




I am not knocking this tv its a cracking tv for the money but so is the sony, i am buying a tv in next few days and all i am doing is going from one to tv to another as there is so many at my price point (£1000)

Yes Active 3d on the sony and i do prefer passive myself but its not a major deal for me as i have watched about 3 movies in 3d since i have had my LG which is around 2years old.

Warranty can be hit and miss with all the big manufactures you can find bad reviews and stories for them all. But i would be same as you once i was treated bad they would never get my money again.

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tje1978

I am not knocking this tv its a cracking tv for the money but so is the … I am not knocking this tv its a cracking tv for the money but so is the sony, i am buying a tv in next few days and all i am doing is going from one to tv to another as there is so many at my price point (£1000) Yes Active 3d on the sony and i do prefer passive myself but its not a major deal for me as i have watched about 3 movies in 3d since i have had my LG which is around 2years old. Warranty can be hit and miss with all the big manufactures you can find bad reviews and stories for them all. But i would be same as you once i was treated bad they would never get my money again.



It makes it easier searching for a TV when you completely rule out a major manufacturer, so it has its' perks lol. Good luck in your search for a TV

I got the 60 inch LG Led for £899 from curry's black Friday sale!

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fireblade666

I got the 60 inch LG Led for £899 from curry's black Friday sale!



This model is only available in 55" 65" and 79".

yeah I know because I didn't want 3d as most people don't care!

Same price at richer sounds.

I bought this TV from John Lewis Online at a higher price.
Can I and if yes , how do I get a refund for the diference ?
Edited by: "graann" 25th Dec 2015

Great price for this model - was eyeing this up for a while, but ended up going for a Sony model in the Black Friday sales. Probably would have gone for this instead if it was at this price at the time.

graann

I bought this TV from John Lewis Online at a higher price.Can I and if … I bought this TV from John Lewis Online at a higher price.Can I and if yes , how do I get a refund for the diference ?



As long as you bought it within the last 30 days, just contact them and ask them to price match themselves. You shouldn't have any issues.

Thanks Tejstar , bought three weeks ago.

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fireblade666

yeah I know because I didn't want 3d as most people don't care!



60" doesn't have prime colour engine. It is the technology people pay extra for on this model. Still, good price for a 60", well done

Original Poster

graann

Thanks Tejstar , bought three weeks ago.



You have 28 days for a price match, just in time!

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r3tract

Same price at richer sounds.



I stated Richer Sounds at the bottom of my listing. An extra year warranty also but sadly it is in store only so I went with John Lewis.

Smelly_Pickle

I prefer Passive 3D for many reasons and personally have a bad experience … I prefer Passive 3D for many reasons and personally have a bad experience trying to get Sony to honour warranty as they are based in Egypt despite being named Sony UK. They used to be my first choice but I won't buy them again. Problem was never resolved.



the major difference between sony and LG is Active 3d vs passive 3D. I cant possible stand with active 3d, otherwise I love to buy Sony TV instead. I have bought few LG tvs in last few years

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difficult_guy

the major difference between sony and LG is Active 3d vs passive 3D. I … the major difference between sony and LG is Active 3d vs passive 3D. I cant possible stand with active 3d, otherwise I love to buy Sony TV instead. I have bought few LG tvs in last few years



Exactly, not only are they dark and uncomfortable, they are expensive too. I know this is subject to ones opinion but with colourprime technology LG has the best picture quality you could possibly own that isn't OLED/SUHD the only reason to buy Sony is if you are a hardcore gamer and value their unrivaled input lag that the majority of people wouldn't notice on a different set.

Smelly_Pickle

Would be very nice if it were OLED, has everything else; including being … Would be very nice if it were OLED, has everything else; including being under half the price of an OLED lol.



​it doesn't come with the amp, it doesn't come with the speakers, and its not supposed to come with me getting the bloody hump! it'll come with a gold plated rolls Royce as long as you want to pay for it!

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John Lewis & Richer sounds don't sell Rolls Royce and the speakers are built in to the TV. Merry Christmas!

generally i never like the sony picture. Whenever I look at a sony screen, whether led, plasma or 4k in my eyes never looks as good as it's competitors. Is there something unique they do that others don't. Other I can compare and try hard to see differences, but with sony it's obvious and not in a good way in my eyes!
This is my own opinion - it may be like marmite - love it or hate it.

what's the difference between this and the 850v that's currently 70 quid cheaper at curry's?

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DomManley

what's the difference between this and the 850v that's currently 70 quid … what's the difference between this and the 850v that's currently 70 quid cheaper at curry's?



Colourprime engine. Each LED is coated for better colour reproduction. It makes all of the difference.
Edited by: "Smelly_Pickle" 25th Dec 2015

I'd get the Samsung UE48JU7000 over this for 899, Smaller screen but much better 4k set all round.

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parkersblock

I'd get the Samsung UE48JU7000 over this for 899, Smaller screen but much … I'd get the Samsung UE48JU7000 over this for 899, Smaller screen but much better 4k set all round.



Not sure about that model but 7 inches is way too much to lose lol

parkersblock

I'd get the Samsung UE48JU7000 over this for 899, Smaller screen but much … I'd get the Samsung UE48JU7000 over this for 899, Smaller screen but much better 4k set all round.


Smaller screen means not much better all round lol

Any reviews?

fireblade666

I got the 60 inch LG Led for £899 from curry's black Friday sale!



​the one you bought is not prime uhd

Smelly_Pickle

Colourprime engine. Each LED is coated for better colour reproduction. It … Colourprime engine. Each LED is coated for better colour reproduction. It makes all of the difference.


Apologies, forgot to reply yesterday. Thanks so much for the reply. I haven't seen another TV pop up in the sales that matches this. Trip to RS for me then!

Thanks
Dom

2minutenoodles

Smaller screen means not much better all round lol



I'd take better performance over screen size (within reason obviously). I personally wouldn't spend 899+ on anything currently unless it was oled but that's another story.

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parkersblock

I'd take better performance over screen size (within reason obviously). I … I'd take better performance over screen size (within reason obviously). I personally wouldn't spend 899+ on anything currently unless it was oled but that's another story.



If perfomance is what you want then this TV is the one to get. Much better colour reproduction with the use of colourprime. The only thing better in todays technology is OLED or Samsung SUHD but then you pay much more.
Edited by: "Smelly_Pickle" 26th Dec 2015

Original Poster

DomManley

Apologies, forgot to reply yesterday. Thanks so much for the reply. I … Apologies, forgot to reply yesterday. Thanks so much for the reply. I haven't seen another TV pop up in the sales that matches this. Trip to RS for me then!ThanksDom



Nice! Mine arrives from John Lewis on the 31st, can't wait. Enjoy it! Merry Christmas

Original Poster

Jaybeam

Any reviews?



I haven't found any proffessional reviews, however there are many user reviews on LG and a few on Avforums. A review and some calibration settings would be nice.

Smelly_Pickle

If perfomance is what you want then this TV is the one to get. Much … If perfomance is what you want then this TV is the one to get. Much better colour reproduction with the use of colourprime. The only thing better in todays technology is OLED or Samsung SUHD but then you pay much more.



I'd like to see a review on HDTVtest so I could properly compare it against the JU7000 but LG have been putting out some really good low price sets recently so I wouldnt be surprised if this higher spec one is great.
Edited by: "parkersblock" 26th Dec 2015

Smelly_Pickle

It isn't the processing it is individually coloured phosphor on the LEDs … It isn't the processing it is individually coloured phosphor on the LEDs which allows the engine to more easily produce black and white which is a common issue with ips panels which have better viewing angles. This process increases the colour reproduction by upto 20% and you still get the benefits from ips. Anyway, i'm not selling it to you or getting paid so I don't really care either way lol



Yeah, to be fair, I removed that comment as I wasn't clued up on it. I just assumed it was another post processing effect which in all honesty I turn off on all my screens. It seems as if colour prime actually affects the colour gamut range that can be displayed so fair play, definitely something worth having.

Original Poster

parkersblock

Yeah, to be fair, I removed that comment as I wasn't clued up on it. I … Yeah, to be fair, I removed that comment as I wasn't clued up on it. I just assumed it was another post processing effect which in all honesty I turn off on all my screens. It seems as if colour prime actually affects the colour gamut range that can be displayed so fair play, definitely something worth having.



No problem, my comment was removed while editing it. Not sure what happened lol Seems you read it anyway, which is cool.
It is all new and exciting stuff and to be honest it all depends on the panel you get and it doesn't matter what TV you buy, nowadays it seems luck of the draw to get a good one without some sort of backlight bleed or dse.

It is a lot of money but in my opinion it is the closest you can get to OLED which sadly is way more expensive, I would predict that this will likely be one of LGs last LED TVs. All depends what market you are in, I always want the best but can't afford it so for me it is the next best thing.
I do agree on size vs quality, I like the cinema effect and value good quality also,i can't bare walking into someones house with one of those 65" sharp tvs that have so much digital distortion it is barely watchable, or i would buy one of those for less lol

Have a good christmas and good luck in your search for a TV
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