LG 4k ultra 55" with 6 year guarantee £549 @ Richer sounds
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LG 4k ultra 55" with 6 year guarantee £549 @ Richer sounds

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Found 16th Dec 2017
Been told by a reputable source that this set is very good quality for the money as lg are knocking the prices down so deals to be had.....there is a hisene 55" 4k also at £499 with 6 year guarantee but been told the lg is far better for £50 quid more as better components and screen angle view very good where the hisene is poor from the side angle view and slower screen than the lg.......any thoughts ?
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Good deal but I’m after a 65” for 700circa if I can find one
Some one has got to say it.

RGBW

Sorry.
Madness how cheap you can get a 55" 4k TV for these days, I paid more for a 28" fat back in 2001
What’s all about RGBW?
Wilzia7 m ago

What’s all about RGBW?


If I remember correctly its the strips in the tele what produce the light, the RGBW has white in the LED were the other one doesn't. So possibly the RGBW might wash the colours out more?
Whats your reputable source OP ? ...LG with fake 4K panel far better than cheaper Hisense ???
'Any thoughts?'

The person giving you the information wanted to sell the LG
Wilzia1 h, 1 m ago

Good deal but I’m after a 65” for 700circa if I can find one


so am I...been looking since black friday
Don’t buy this TV. Waste of money
Wilzia50 m ago

What’s all about RGBW?


hdtvtest.co.uk/new…htm

Basically if you have 3840 × 2160 of an image, only 2880 of the 3840 pixels are able to display the full range of colours.

The diluting effect of the additional white subpixel damages colour fidelity irreparably.
cyclonus1022 m ago

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/rgbw-201510084189.htmBasically if you have …http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/rgbw-201510084189.htmBasically if you have 3840 × 2160 of an image, only 2880 of the 3840 pixels are able to display the full range of colours.The diluting effect of the additional white subpixel damages colour fidelity irreparably.


Very helpful. Did not know this.
Wilzia1 h, 16 m ago

What’s all about RGBW?


To oversimplify, it means it's really only a 3k panel.
The panel can only resolve images up to 3k although it will happily accept a 4k signal, in the same way a few years ago TV's would say HD ready or 1080p ready even though they could only display a 720p signal at best.
cyclonus1030 m ago

http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/rgbw-201510084189.htmBasically if you have …http://www.hdtvtest.co.uk/news/rgbw-201510084189.htmBasically if you have 3840 × 2160 of an image, only 2880 of the 3840 pixels are able to display the full range of colours.The diluting effect of the additional white subpixel damages colour fidelity irreparably.


It's a bit premature to call it irreparably. That article was from the first year the technology was used, there's been two model replacements since then. Additionally, the majority of models now use wide gamut backlights which are likely to completely change the situation.

That's also a site focused on high end models and they're using calibration tools that cost as much as this entire TV. That article is looking at the potential of the technology, not how the colour reproduction compares against rival TVs using out of the box settings - which is what matters for most people. It's quite possible that a Hisense, for example, will end up having less accurate colours than this model.

It's an interesting article, but you have to take it in context.

@dazzler1972 Could you include the model in the title please? It could currently apply to just about every TV in LG's range and makes it difficult to vote hot or cold without clicking through and finding out which one it is.

This is the UJ630 and not particularly a deal at this price. It has been down to £500 a couple of times in the last month, and is currently £550 from several different places.
So perfectly fine for watching TV and most streams on which are HD at the best and SD normally?

I.e. What's TV like on it?
MrCynical23 m ago

To oversimplify, it means it's really only a 3k panel.The panel can only …To oversimplify, it means it's really only a 3k panel.The panel can only resolve images up to 3k although it will happily accept a 4k signal, in the same way a few years ago TV's would say HD ready or 1080p ready even though they could only display a 720p signal at best.


'Up to 3k'?

'3k', itself a misleading term, would be the absolute worst case scenario with a screen full of coloured detail.

For a noir image this actually has 12 million clusters capable of producing shades of grey, 50% more than the 8 million on a normal 4K screen.

So if you wanted to attach those sorts of labels to it this would be a 3K to 6K screen depending on content.

Real world tests like the one linked above show no perceptible difference in detail on a medium sized screen. Maybe if you're sitting close to a 75" one it might start to be an issue but there are far more visible differences in details, such as the different image processing between brands.
I was gonna buy this TV 2 weeks ago while it was on Amazon deals but I went to Currys to see them in person and I'm not sure if it was the video input that was just bad or if it was the TV itself but this TV was noticeably not as impressive as other LG 4K HDR tvs that cost a little bit more(but they dont have this 6 year guarantee!). I went with a £599 one(also LG, 55", 4k, HDR10, but a lot thinner too), so just £50 more, but the image looked a lottt better but it only comes with 1 year guarantee... but I bit the bullet because apparently only a small amount of TVs fail within 5 years now and most of the ones that do will fail within the first year, so i'm taking the risk.
The 630V has terrible viewing angles. If not sat right in front & in line, picture appears very dark. Some motion blur on 4k noticeable too. So, your source is wrong buddy. Had this TV & returned it.
EndlessWaves3 h, 27 m ago

It's a bit premature to call it irreparably. That article was from the …It's a bit premature to call it irreparably. That article was from the first year the technology was used, there's been two model replacements since then. Additionally, the majority of models now use wide gamut backlights which are likely to completely change the situation.That's also a site focused on high end models and they're using calibration tools that cost as much as this entire TV. That article is looking at the potential of the technology, not how the colour reproduction compares against rival TVs using out of the box settings - which is what matters for most people. It's quite possible that a Hisense, for example, will end up having less accurate colours than this model. It's an interesting article, but you have to take it in context. @dazzler1972 Could you include the model in the title please? It could currently apply to just about every TV in LG's range and makes it difficult to vote hot or cold without clicking through and finding out which one it is.This is the UJ630 and not particularly a deal at this price. It has been down to £500 a couple of times in the last month, and is currently £550 from several different places.



LG 55UJ630V 6 year guarantee
EndlessWaves3 h, 27 m ago

It's a bit premature to call it irreparably. That article was from the …It's a bit premature to call it irreparably. That article was from the first year the technology was used, there's been two model replacements since then. Additionally, the majority of models now use wide gamut backlights which are likely to completely change the situation.That's also a site focused on high end models and they're using calibration tools that cost as much as this entire TV. That article is looking at the potential of the technology, not how the colour reproduction compares against rival TVs using out of the box settings - which is what matters for most people. It's quite possible that a Hisense, for example, will end up having less accurate colours than this model. It's an interesting article, but you have to take it in context. @dazzler1972 Could you include the model in the title please? It could currently apply to just about every TV in LG's range and makes it difficult to vote hot or cold without clicking through and finding out which one it is.This is the UJ630 and not particularly a deal at this price. It has been down to £500 a couple of times in the last month, and is currently £550 from several different places.



EndlessWaves3 h, 27 m ago

It's a bit premature to call it irreparably. That article was from the …It's a bit premature to call it irreparably. That article was from the first year the technology was used, there's been two model replacements since then. Additionally, the majority of models now use wide gamut backlights which are likely to completely change the situation.That's also a site focused on high end models and they're using calibration tools that cost as much as this entire TV. That article is looking at the potential of the technology, not how the colour reproduction compares against rival TVs using out of the box settings - which is what matters for most people. It's quite possible that a Hisense, for example, will end up having less accurate colours than this model. It's an interesting article, but you have to take it in context. @dazzler1972 Could you include the model in the title please? It could currently apply to just about every TV in LG's range and makes it difficult to vote hot or cold without clicking through and finding out which one it is.This is the UJ630 and not particularly a deal at this price. It has been down to £500 a couple of times in the last month, and is currently £550 from several different places.

no_Sunshine1 m ago

The 630V has terrible viewing angles. If not sat right in front & in line, …The 630V has terrible viewing angles. If not sat right in front & in line, picture appears very dark. Some motion blur on 4k noticeable too. So, your source is wrong buddy. Had this TV & returned it.


Thanks for your input,think i will sway this one then.....was tempted at the hisenne any thoughts on them ?
Samsung guarantee their screens for 10yrs against screen burn-in.
pavel764 h, 27 m ago

Whats your reputable source OP ? ...LG with fake 4K panel far better than …Whats your reputable source OP ? ...LG with fake 4K panel far better than cheaper Hisense ???


Mate of a mate who repairs tv for a living so not trying to sell me anything pal.....i asked him to give me his thoughts on the budget 55" hisenne at £499 richer sounds with 6 year guarantee and he said the side angle viewing was crap so avoid unless watching it straight on or pay more for a higher end hisenne or go for the lg at £550 if on a budget. Could you recommend anything £500 - £600 4k 55" or 60" if i was that lucky and best brand for a budget tv.....i was really interested in the hisenne but this guy put me off with the cheap chinese manufacturer and cheap parts...........i know nothing on tv's so any info much appreciated as my 60" lg plasma 6 yrs old is in it's dying stages and might not last until xmas lol
dazzler197220 m ago

Mate of a mate who repairs tv for a living ,,,,,,,,,,,,,


There's no such thing as making a living repairing TV's these days, actually not since the mid 1990's - ask any ex TV engineer
dazzler19721 h, 42 m ago

Mate of a mate who repairs tv for a living so not trying to sell me …Mate of a mate who repairs tv for a living so not trying to sell me anything pal.....i asked him to give me his thoughts on the budget 55" hisenne at £499 richer sounds with 6 year guarantee and he said the side angle viewing was crap so avoid unless watching it straight on or pay more for a higher end hisenne or go for the lg at £550 if on a budget. Could you recommend anything £500 - £600 4k 55" or 60" if i was that lucky and best brand for a budget tv.....i was really interested in the hisenne but this guy put me off with the cheap chinese manufacturer and cheap parts...........i know nothing on tv's so any info much appreciated as my 60" lg plasma 6 yrs old is in it's dying stages and might not last until xmas lol


I think you should contact no Sunshine member from this post to talk about viewing angles in LG 630
hotukdeals.com/dea…628
Hisense N6800 will be a good choice at £609 after CTV50 code at co-op and John Lewis should price match
electrical.coop.co.uk/tv-…gr/
spannerzone2 h, 50 m ago

There's no such thing as making a living repairing TV's these days, …There's no such thing as making a living repairing TV's these days, actually not since the mid 1990's - ask any ex TV engineer


Your nearly correct .......old retired guy who still fixes tv's for extra income,like you say i am of the same opinion that all electrical items are throw away nowadays,however some bits & bobs are still fixable if parts are cheap enough.
pavel761 h, 39 m ago

I think you should contact no Sunshine member from this post to talk about …I think you should contact no Sunshine member from this post to talk about viewing angles in LG 630 https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/lg-49uj630v-49-inch-smart-ultra-hd-4k-led-tv-2017-model-399-rgbdirect-2841628#commentsHisense N6800 will be a good choice at £609 after CTV50 code at co-op and John Lewis should price matchhttps://electrical.coop.co.uk/tv-audio/tvs/led-tvs/hisense-h55n6800-grey-55inch-uled-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-tv-his-led-h55n6800-gr/


Pavel is this uhd
pavel761 h, 39 m ago

I think you should contact no Sunshine member from this post to talk about …I think you should contact no Sunshine member from this post to talk about viewing angles in LG 630 https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/lg-49uj630v-49-inch-smart-ultra-hd-4k-led-tv-2017-model-399-rgbdirect-2841628#commentsHisense N6800 will be a good choice at £609 after CTV50 code at co-op and John Lewis should price matchhttps://electrical.coop.co.uk/tv-audio/tvs/led-tvs/hisense-h55n6800-grey-55inch-uled-4k-ultra-hd-hdr-smart-tv-his-led-h55n6800-gr/


Pavel is this ULED technology any good as it looks very bright and have concerns over screen burn etc.....tbh i like softer looking screen like my 60" lg plasma so this will be my first 4k tv purchase and i want to get it right,not sure if normal 4k tv is better for me,probably worth me going to curry's and having a look as never seen one tbh ???
dazzler197212 h, 8 m ago

Thanks for your input,think i will sway this one then.....was tempted at …Thanks for your input,think i will sway this one then.....was tempted at the hisenne any thoughts on them ?


Haven't tried Hisense, sorry bud.
Definitely RGBW panel but viewing angles should be good from such a IPS panel as you can see stated on this page so unsure what is happening there.

displayspecifications.com/en/…b55

It's a budget set with budget panel. Having RGBW isn't the end of the world I have such a TV with passive 3D and one of the best purchases I've ever made but without 3D I'd rather have a full 4k resolution tv. Compare spec's and reviews for what you are considering as at this price point its hard to find tv's not horribly compromised with low brightness or slow panels or weak processing power on the motherboard and other issues. Personally with OLED tv's coming down in price that perhaps is the best upgrade for most of us. OLED delivers the best picture from most sources even if it can't produce the top end brightness/contrast of some high end LCD/LED sets.
costco have this in stores at £515 in store with 5 yr warrnty (oldham store yesterday)
I checked out the viewing angles of the Hisense 55n5700 and they are ok, certainly no worse than some of the other 50/55" sets that were on display, although I didn't note which models these were
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