LG 43-UP8000 Series TV Review

7.1 Mixed Usages
7.7 TV Shows:
5.6 HDR Movies:
6.9 HDR Gaming:
7.3 Sports( Considering Day Light)
8 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2021 Rating: 4.5
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Screen Size Variation Under 55 Inches , 55-65 Inches , 65-77 Inches , 77-90 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , HDR , High Definition , CEC Enabled , Anti-glare , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: LED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: WiFi , HDMI , USB , Ethernet , Bluetooth , Optical Audio , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports:
Refresh Rate: 60 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature:
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: Real 4K Display; Cinema/Slim Design; Quad Core Processor 4K; webOS and LG ThinQ AI with Magic Remote; Active HDR
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, Disney Plus, Prime Video, Hulu, HBO Max, Airplay 2, Peacock, Apple TV


Screen Size: 43 inches
Display Type LED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Screen Refresh Rate: 60Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: Direct
Quantum Dot Color: No
Video Processing Technology: Quad Core Processor 4K
HDR (High Dynamic Range): HDR10, HLG


Contrast: Native Contrast 903 : 1 Contrast with local dimming N/A
Brightness: 287 cd/m²
Local Dimming: No
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Std. Dev. 3.514% 50% DSE 0.224% & Black Uniformity Native Std. Dev. 1.904% Std. Dev. w/ L.D. N/A
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Reflections: Screen Finish Semi-gloss Total Reflections 4.8% Indirect Reflections 0.6%
Calibration: Pre White Balance dE 3.25 Color dE 1.97 Gamma 2.30 Color Temperature 7,705 K
Pixels & Motion: Subpixel Layout RGB Type LED Sub-Type IPS
Input Handling (480p and 720p): This TV upscales 480p content, like from DVDs, well. & The LG UP8000 upscales 720p content like from cable TV with no visible artifacts.
Input Handling (1080p): 1080p content, like from Blu-rays, is upscaled well and looks nearly as good as native 4k.
Input Handling (4k): This TV displays native 4k content perfectly.
Color Gamut: DCI P3 xy 76.61% DCI P3 uv 81.56% & Rec 2020 xy 55.22% Rec 2020 uv 60.26%
Color Volume: : 1,000 cd/m² DCI P3 Coverage ITP 35.6%, 10,000 cd/m² Rec 2020 Coverage ITP 16.1%
Gradient & Response Time: Color Depth 10 Bit Red (Std. Dev.) 0.082 Green (Std. Dev.) 0.101 & Response time 13.6 ms
Supported Resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4K
Interface: webOS


Numbers of HDMI: 3
HDMI Version 2.0
Audio Return Channel 0
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 0
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 2
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1


HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : N/A
Dolby Vision:
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3)
HDMI 2.1 : No
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3)
ATSC Tuner: 1.0
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: N/A
Wi-Fi : Yes (2.4 GHz, 5 GHz)


eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : Yes
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: N/A
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : N/A
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: N/A
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1:
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : 7.1
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 Yes
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Optical: DTS 5.1 : Yes


Built-in Speakers: Down-firing speakers
Voice Clarity: May struggle with clarity at high volumes or complex dialogue scenes.
Distortion: Weighted THD @ 80 0.107 Weighted THD @ Max 0.482 IMD @ 80 11.58%
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension 84.76 Hz
Bass: N/A
Soundstage: Limited stereo separation due to speaker placement.
Immersion: Not ideal for surround sound experiences.
Dolby Atmos Support: Not Supported
Audio Passthrough: Yes (ARC/eARC) Allows high-quality audio formats to be sent from the TV to a compatible soundbar or receiver through HDMI.
Recommendation: Built-in speakers are suitable for casual viewing but lack power and fullness for an immersive experience. A soundbar is highly recommended


Cast Capable Yes
USB Drive Playback Yes
USB Drive HDR Playback Yes
HDR in Netflix Yes
HDR in YouTube Yes
Apps Navigation Ease To Use


Operating System webOS
CPU / Processor Quad Core Processor 4K
Graphic Processor / GPU N/A
Storage N/A
Chromecast Not Supported
Alexa Supported


PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): N/A
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): N/A
Input Lag: 10.4 ms
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): Up to 60 Hz
Additional Features: Game Mode


Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device Yes
Remote App LG TV Plus


Dimensions 26.1 x 44.5 x 5.6 inch with Stand
Style The LG UP8000 looks very similar to the LG UN8500 and UN7300, but it's much thinner, which means it doesn't stick out as much when wall-mounted.
Back & Borders: Back Wall Mount VESA 300x300 & Borders 0.55 inch
Thickness: Max Thickness 2.52 inch
Build Quality: The build quality is decent. It's mostly plastic, except for the feet, which are metal.
Longevity: N/A
Stand: The feet are set almost as wide as the TV, and there's no option to install them closer for smaller tables.
Included Components: Remote Control, Power Cable, Magic Remote


TV Shows: 7.7
HDR Movies: 5.6
HDR Gaming: 6.9
Sports( Considering Day Light) 7.3
PC Monitor (): 8
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