LG 43UP80006LA, the perfect TV for the whole family

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The LG brand is constantly releasing televisions that adapt the new technologies that are coming out, therefore, its models are usually quite competitive and complete in any category. Within its mid-range we have found the LG 43UP80006LA a very interesting version for its characteristics and value.

Like all recent television, it will also have its negative points that we will learn about later, but in general terms we can say that it is a very efficient equipment that can deliver great results. However, it is important to thoroughly analyze everything that the LG 43UP8000 includes to see if it is worth it.

Technical characteristics

 

SPECS
Make model LG 43UP80006LA – LG 43UP8000 – LG 43UP80006LA.AEU
Size 43 ″ (108 cm)
Resolution 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Aspect ratio 16: 9
Frequency 50 Hz / 60 Hz (Hertz)
Backlighting Direct LED
Smart tv Yes, webOS 6.0
Integrated Wifi Yes
Bluetooth Yes
3D Not
USB Recorder Yes
Tuners
  • Analog (NTSC / PAL / SECAM)
  • DVB-T2
  • DVB-C
  • DVB-S2
  • DVB-T
  • DVB-S
Sound
  • 2 x 10 W (watts)
  • 2.0 CH
  • Adaptive Sound Control
  • AI Sound
  • Bluetooth Surround
  • Clear Voice
  • Dolby Digital
  • LG Sound Sync
  • Sound Mode Sync
  • Ultra Surround
Dimensions without stand (Height x Width x Depth) 564 x 967 x 57.1 mm
Dimensions with stand (Height x Width x Depth) 622 x 967 x 216 mm
Weight (Without / With stand) 8.6 kg / 8.7 kg
VESA compatibility Yes, 300 x 300 mm
HDMI ports 3
USB ports two
Other connectors
  • DLNA
  • Ethernet RJ45
  • Satellite input (Main; F-type female)
  • Digital Audio Out (Optical)
  • Antenna
CI + Integrated Yes, v1.4
Energy Class Category G
Contents / Accessories
  • Remote control
  • batteries
  • power cord
  • user’s Guide

 

Exterior design of the LG 43UP80006LA.AEU

LG 43UP80006LA design

We have a clean view that fits perfectly in any environment

The design is not supposed to be a problem, since the LG 43UP80006LA.AEU presents us with an interesting appearance that is not spectacular, however, it has the necessary details to stand out a little more than its competition. First of all, we are going to find an ideal size that will surely fit in any environment .

If you want to fully exploit its aesthetics, the recommendation is to place it directly on the wall, thus maintaining a good view from any position . Likewise, it offers us slim bezels that will allow it to give off a greater elegance regardless of the angle from which it is viewed. Its black chassis gives it a greater presence.

The combination of these details results in a design that feels modern without being so, and to complement this we must mention that its rear part seeks to give us a clean elaboration that gives us a finer appearance. Finally, we are going to find a simple construction that feels slightly resistant .

Connectivity

There will be no difficulties with this topic, since we have found the essential connectors for a pleasant experience. Here we highlight the inclusion of three HDMI 2.0 inputs that we can use to connect external devices and send their signal to the screen. For example, consoles, laptops and video players, on the other hand, there are also two USB 2.0 ports that are mostly interesting for their ability to record content.

We find some extra connections that in the same way can become important, although that depends more on the use that we are going to give the television. But we have options such as its Ethernet port, its satellite input, its digital audio output and its antenna. In the specifications table we have placed the different tuners that are compatible with this model. In the wireless we will have Wi-Fi , Bluetooth 5.0 and DLNA .

Image quality and functions in general of the LG 43UP80006LA

Let’s talk about the image offered by the LG 43UP80006LA , which we can say in principle that it is acceptable and good to reproduce our favorite content. This is because it has a 4K resolution that gives us four times more potential than Full HD, therefore, the content will have more realistic visual details .

As we mentioned at the beginning, not everything is perfect and we are going to have some not so negative points, and one of that is found in its Direct LED panel , which does not provide us with the necessary power in terms of backlighting . This problem is mainly noticeable if we place the TV in a very dark or bright environment.

Therefore, a correct placement will be quite beneficial to avoid further loss of quality. We must accept that this defect is not felt too much thanks to certain enhancement technologies that have been integrated. Here we highlight the inclusion of Dynamic Color that gives us much more natural colors that will be more realistic.

Another parameter that shows interesting improvements is the contrast, which is also essential for a better visual experience. In this case, thanks to LG Local Contrast , we are going to witness it with a little more clarity and depth, so that lighting is not such a serious problem. Let’s not forget its compatibility with HDR10 and HLG .

Sound

Another negative point is found in its audio quality, which if we are honest it is not entirely bad, however, there is currently very demanding content that requires a little more power . For this model we have only found two speakers that transmit a total power of 20W, something quite normal in the mid-range.

Luckily, an interesting variety of technologies will be integrated that will improve the final experience a little more. Obviously it will not be an incredible improvement that will completely solve the problem, but an increase in quality is felt. Here we highlight having functions such as Adaptive Sound Control , Clear Voice and LG Sound Sync .

LG 43UP8000 software review / Smart TV and more

LG 43UP80006LA Smart TV

It includes a fairly complete system that will fill us with different functions

Most of us recognize that the webOS system is one of the best for several years, and the advantage with the LG 43UP8000 is that it offers us its latest version, which presents better optimization and security so that browsing is even more fluid. . Its application catalog has also been improved and provides better options .

Obviously it has the most popular ones such as Netflix , Prime Video , HBO , Disney + , Apple TV , Movistar and DANZ . Having these platforms ensures that we have an impressive number of films, series and documentaries on the television. We can control certain functions through Google Assistant and Alexa using only the voice.

Another application that has generated a lot of expectations for how well it works is Apple AirPlay 2 that will allow us to transmit content to the LG 43UP80006LA.AEU from an iPhone, iPad or Mac. We also have to have sports alerts so we don’t miss anything. Likewise, it works for gaming thanks to Game Optimizer and Low Input Lag.

LG 43UP80006LA: Pros and Cons

 

PROS:

 

  • Good design
  • Connectivity
  • Interesting image quality
  • Includes HDR10 and HLG
  • Compatible with Google Assistant and Alexa
  • Apple AirPlay 2
  • cost

 

CONS:

 

  • Your backlight is a bit dim
  • Power of your speakers

 

 

8.3TOTAL SCORE

 

Image quality
8.5
Connectivity
8
Sound
7
System / Smart TV
9
Design
8.5
Price / quality ratio
8.5

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