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LG UN6950 Review

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The LG UN6970 is a good TV for most users, thanks to its wide viewing angles, excellent upscaling, and low input lag. But, gamers should be aware of the lack of HDMI 2.1, VRR, & ALLM.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The LG UN6970 is an entry-level 4K UHD Smart TV released in 2020. It boasts a 4K IPS LCD panel that promises to deliver wider viewing angles than most VA LCD TVs.

In addition, it features low input lag, judder removal, and the easy-to-use WebOS platform for smooth navigation. Thus, it is very well positioned for non-gaming users who just need a 4K TV that works.

Keep reading our LG UN6970 review below to learn more about what top experts said. And don’t forget to take a look at the best-rated TVs available today.

Consensus

our Verdict

Top reviewers concluded that the LG UN6970 is a decent entry-level 4K TV. Testing revealed that it has wide viewing angles, excellent upscaling, and an extremely low input lag. However, gamers should be aware of the lack of HDMI 2.1, VRR, and ALLM.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Wide viewing angles
  • Good color accuracy after calibration
  • Great upscaling
  • Very low input lag
  • Judder removal
  • Low response time
  • Good reflection diffusion
  • Supports chroma 4:4:4 input

Reason to Avoid

  • Poor contrast
  • Disappointing black levels
  • Terrible display uniformity
  • Visible backlight bleed and clouding
  • Noticeable dirty screen effects
  • No HDMI 2.1
  • Lack of VRR, ALLM, and eARC

LG UN6950 Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeDirect Lit
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs3
HDR FormatHDR10, HLG
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeLED
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Refresh Rate
Screen size50"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformwebOS
Sync TechnologySync TechnologyNo
VRRVRRNo

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Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)76.39
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)83.98
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)55.66
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)64.15
Color Gamut % (sRGB)0
Color Gamut % (Rec 709)0
Color Gamut % (BT.2020)0
Color Gamut % (Adobe RGB)0
Color Gamut % (BT.709)0
Contrast Ratio (x:1)3,888
SDR Brightness (nits)253
HDR Brightness (nits)340
Input Lag (ms)10.5
Response Time (ms)14.3
Color Washout (Degrees)20
Color Shift (Degrees)14
Brightness Loss (Degrees)28
Reflections (%)5.2
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)100.79
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db4.42
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db4.33
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db3.147
Intermodulation Distortion @80db4.94
EOTF (600 nit delta)0
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0

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