LG UP7000 Review

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The LG UP7000 is an excellent TV for most use-cases, thanks to its wide viewing angles, fantastic upscaling, and superb reflection handling. However, it is somewhat held back because of its lack of HDMI 2.1 and VRR.


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The LG UP7000 is LG’s entry-level 4K TV released in 2021. It boasts an IPS panel that can theoretically deliver wider viewing angles compared to VA TVs. In addition, despite IPS panels generally coming with lower contrast, LG claims to provide a high contrast screen with this TV. And it also features LG’s easy-to-use WebOS UI for fluid navigation. All in all, it is very well-positioned for budget-conscious buyers who are just looking for a decent 4K TV. Keep reading our LG UP7000 review until the end to discover what experts said about this TV. And if an entry-level IPS LCD TV is not what you’re after, take a look at the other best rated TVs available today.


our Verdict

The LG UP7000 4K TV is a great budget option. It offers wide viewing angles, great upscaling, accurate colors after calibration, and excellent reflection handling. The only downside is that it doesn’t have HDMI 2.1 and VRR.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Wide viewing angles
  • Great upscaling
  • Fantastic color accuracy after calibration
  • Good reflection diffusion
  • ALLM and eARC support
  • Presence of motion interpolation
  • Low input lag
  • Great response time
  • Judder removal

Reason to Avoid

  • Poor contrast
  • Terrible black levels
  • Screen uniformity is not great
  • Low peak brightness
  • Absence of HDMI 2.1
  • No VRR
  • No support for Dolby Vision HDR or HDR 10+
  • Lack of local dimming

LG UP7000 Specs

Backlight TypeBacklight TypeDirect Lit
Display TypeLED
HDMI Inputs2
HDR FormatHDR10
LED Panel TypeLED Panel TypeIPS
Max Resolution3840 x 2160 (4k)
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Screen size43"
Smart PlatformSmart PlatformwebOS
Sync TechnologySync Technologyn/a

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Test Results

Color Gamut % (DCI P3 xy)75.43
Color Gamut % (DCI P3 uv)78
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 xy)54.2
Color Gamut % (Rec 2020 uv)56.87
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)1,555
SDR Brightness (nits)309
HDR Brightness (nits)369
Input Lag (ms)10.9
Response Time (ms)15.6
Color Washout (Degrees)30
Color Shift (Degrees)48
Brightness Loss (Degrees)31
Reflections (%)5.4
Low-Freq Extension (Hz)119.87
Freq Response StdDev @ 70db2.77
Freq Response StdDev @ 80db2.87
Weighted Total Harmonic Distortion @80db0.127
Intermodulation Distortion @80db2.21
EOTF (600 nit delta)0.0151
EOTF (1000 nit delta)0.015
EOTF (4000 nit delta)0.0153

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  • Rtings

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    The LG UP7000 is okay overall. It performs best for watching TV shows, sports, or… Read More


    Kyle Bartlett
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    TVs that want to shine with a good price-performance ratio always have to make certain… Read More



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