LG 55UP77006LB, simple but surprising TV

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Among the brands that we find in the television market, the South Korean LG has shown a very favorable progression reaching the peak of OLED panels. The LG 55UP77006LB television falls a step behind by not having the aforementioned panel. But it is an economical proposal and that meets what we ask of a television. Also known as the LG 55UP7700, it is a 2021 model that includes a 55-inch processor with AI functions and supports HDR10 standard content. We review all the features of the LG 55UP77006LB.AEU , one of the cheapest mid-range proposals for this year.

Design and materials

It does not matter to the range to which the LG television belongs, they always tend to comply with a good aesthetic finish and with a correct choice of materials. In the case of the LG 55UP77006LB, we once again have a compact body for placement on the living room furniture or a wall bracket. Thanks to the VESA mount holes and its thickness of 5.7 cm , the TV fits perfectly into the home. Even if your living room is small, the TV will not be a hindrance. It is also necessary to highlight its narrow screen bezels, resulting in a panel that takes advantage of 93% of the front.

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These are the measurements of the LG 55UP77006LB.AEU

In addition, another noteworthy aspect is the choice of two legs instead of a base. Therefore, it allows the placement of a sound bar with an approximate height of up to 6 cm. The brand recommends the use of its LG SP8YA bar . It is true that the choice of plastic is something we expected, but it feels robust. The LG 55UP77006LB.AEU mounts a 55-inch screen, resulting in a width of 123.5 cm. For this reason, we recommend choosing it as long as we have a minimum distance of 2 meters from the television. Finally, it is accompanied by the Magic Control with integrated microphone to activate voice assistants and quick access buttons to services such as Netflix or Disney +.

Technical characteristics of the LG 55UP7700

 

 

SPECS
Make model LG 55UP77006LB / LG 55UP7700 / LG 55UP77006LB.AEU
Size 55 ″ (139 cm), flat
Resolution Ultra HD (3840 x 2160 px)
Aspect ratio 16: 9
Frequency 60 Hz
Backlight / Panel LED / IPS
Smart tv Yes, webOS 6.0 with AI
HDR HDR10, HDR HLG, HDR GiG
Attendees Alexa, Google Assistant
USB Recorder Yes, 8GB to 2TB drives
Other features
  • 4K Quad Core Image Processor
  • Advanced Color Enhancement
  • Color Accuracy: 17x17x17
  • 2X Noise Reduction
Sound 20 W 2 ch / AI Sound Processor
Dimensions without stand (Height x Width x Depth)  1235 x 715 x 57.5mm
Dimensions with stand (Height x Width x Depth)  1235 x 776 x 231mm
Weight (Without / With stand) 14 kg / 14.2 kg
VESA compatibility Yes, 300 x 300
HDMI ports 2 x HDMI 2.0 eARC
USB ports 1 x USB 2.0
Other connectors
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Optical audio
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Miracast / Apple Air Play 2
  • WiFi 5Ghz
CI + Integrated Yes, v1.4
Energy Class Category G 109 W

 

Image quality

Despite not being one of the most cutting-edge models of the brand, LG has committed to integrating several interesting technologies without its price skyrocketing. Therefore, the LG 55UP77006LB equips an IPS panel with a 55-inch diagonal 4K resolution. Therefore, its pixel density stays around 80 dpi, thus showing well-defined images on this diagonal. The display is 10-bit (8-bit + FRC), with a refresh rate of 60 Hz and a brightness level of 300 cd. Specifications that make it suitable for integrating high dynamic range.

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The LG 55UP77006LB TV mounts an IPS panel with wide viewing angles

That is, despite its price, it is compatible with the most popular standards such as HLG and HDR10. However, as is already the case with the LG 65UP80006LA , it lacks Dolby Vision. However, it does incorporate HGiG , a standard that optimizes HDR results in video games, one of the most demanding content with this technology. Another key feature of this model is its Quad Core 4K processor with advanced Artificial Intelligence functions. For this reason, the panel looks really good with noise reduction, intelligent scaling of images in resolutions below 4K and allows you to take full advantage of the color accuracy of the panel.

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Nor can we forget about the improvements in video games

Connectivity, Smart TV and sound

The connection section is too limited for most users. First of all, we note that we only have 2 HDMI 2.0 connectors , a limited number if we plan to connect devices such as Blu-Ray Disc players or game consoles. However, this can be remedied with an HDMI switcher . But luckily one of the connectors has eARC and ALLM return audio which reduces latency in video games. We continue with a USB 2.0 with DTT recorder function, optical audio output and Ethernet. On the other hand, wireless connectivity is maintained from other models with Bluetooth 5.0, 5GHz WiFi and DLNA.

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Although its price is cheap, the 2 HDMI 2.0 connectors are insufficient

This LG 55UP77006LB comes equipped with the Smart TV webOS 6.0 with AI functions. A renewed interface of its well-known system that replaces the bottom bar to show all installed applications, along with recommendations and access to other devices linked to the home network. In addition, for home gamers , it includes an optimized game mode with different settings to improve the visual results in our games. As we discussed earlier, with the use of our voice, we can manage searches and other functions of the television.

After seeing the connections section, we cannot expect anything remarkable in the sound either. Once again it incorporates a 2-channel audio system with a total power of 20W . Along with the usual content profiles and the equalizer, it integrates AI to offer a sound quality adapted to the content we view and the space we have.

LG 55UP77006LB.AEU: Pros and Cons

 

PROS:

 

  • Large diagonal with narrow screen bezels
  • 4K UHD processor with AI functions
  • Visual improvements in video games and ALLM
  • HDR10 and HDR GiG compatible panel
  • Remote control compatible with voice assistants

 

CONS:

 

  • Lacks Dolby Vision
  • Connectivity is poor
  • The sound section is correct

 

 

7.3TOTAL SCORE

 

Image quality
7
Connectivity
7
Sound
7
System / Smart TV
8
Design
7.5
Price / quality ratio
7.5

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