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LG UP970

LG UP970
alaScore 97

247 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 247 reviews of LG UP970. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and design. The price and usability also get good reviews. Many are negative about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the LG UP970 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG UP970

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of LG UP970 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG P970 Optimus Black sim-free, unbrandedLG P970 Optimus Black sim-free, unbranded

Oct, 2018

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

LG UP970

 

LG UP970 review: This 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player delivers an excellent performance and Dolby Vision support at a bargain price

Excellent picture performance ; Dolby Vision support ; Good 4K upscaling ; Simple to set up

Won't support Sony Dolby Vision TVs ; No HDR10+ support ; Limited smart platform ; No DNLA support

The LG UP970 is a decent player that, while somewhat limited on the feature front, delivers an excellent playback performance at a cracking price. It’s also by far the cheapest way of getting Dolby Vision support.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

LG UP970 review

 

It's decent, but this LG Blu-ray player is up against some tough competition

Rich colours ; Fine detail ; Solid upscaling ; Good dark detail

Sound lacks dynamics and bass ; Short-changed on streaming services

Good pictures, but the LG's sound doesn't scale the same heights

May, 2017

Expert review by (which.co.uk)

LG UP970 review

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The LG UP970 is the flagship 4K Blu-ray DVD player for the Korean tech giant's 2017 line-up. There's big money being asked for it, but is this top-of-the range Blu-ray player worth it? Read our full review to find out.

Apr, 2017

Expert review by (avforums.com)

LG UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Review

 

LG's UP970 is the cheapest way to get a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray player that supports Dolby Vision but how does it perform in all other respects?

Excellent playback ; Good 4K upscaling ; Dolby Vision support ; Twin HDMI outputs ; Easy to setup ; Price

Only two streaming apps ; Limited set up options ; No DNLA support ; No display ; No CEC support

The answer to that question really depends on whether or not you want Dolby Vision support. If you do then the LG UP970 is definitely worth considering because it's the cheapest way of getting Dolby Vision disc playback. However if you're not...

Expert review by : Adrienne Maxwell (hometheaterreview.com)

LG UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player Reviewed

 

Adrienne Maxwell reviews the UP970, LG's first entry in the Ultra HD Blu-ray category. The UP970 is the first sub-$300 player scheduled to support Dolby Vision HDR, but it lacks other features found in similarly priced players.

LG's UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray disc player does exactly what it's supposed to do--that is, reliably play back Ultra HD Blu-ray (and other) discs. It has no egregious flaws, it's quick-loading, and it's super-simple to set up and use. However, it does lack...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Preetom Goswami (techmagnifier.com)

LG Optimus Black P970 Review, Price in India, Technical Specification

 

LG Optimus Black P970 is an advanced smartphone with sophisticated features. It is also excellent in terms of performance too.

• Very bright display ; • Slim & classy design ; • Impressive audio quality

• Price is high ; • Older version of Android OS

Summing up the LG Optimus Black P970 Review, it is clear that this phone is really a masterpiece of its own kind. The device runs on the Android 2.2 OS and is powered by the 1 GHz processor. Till now the Optimus Black has been well received by the...

May, 2012

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Good value UHD Blu Ray player

 

I bought this from RS Watford a month ago and I'm very happy with the quality and features. The user interface is quite basic but good enough and the picture quality is excellent. Need to work out how to pass DD 5.1 to my Playbar though. But good...

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Bargain 4k blu ray player with Dolby vision

 

Fantastic player for the price, not disappointed so far. wanted a 4k blu ray player with Dolby vision that wasn't going to cost a fortune and upgrade from Xbox one. it's a basic player but very easy to use much better picture over the Xbox. I did Have...

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Still awaiting update

 

Although I've installed the latest firm the WillB is still unplayable and it continues to crash. I will be returnjnf

Aug, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Awesome uhd player

 

Got this player to upgrade to dolby vision and it's absolutely awesome the clarity and depth of colour are fantastic and £100 cheaper than this year's model which looks identical I know they have probably tweeked the insides but for me this player has...

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio Decoders:DTS,DTS 2.0,DTS-HD Master Audio,Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD

Design

Colour of product:Black
Device Type:Blu-Ray player

Ergonomics

Remote control type:LG Remote App
Smartphone remote support:Y

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC,FLAC,LPCM,MP1,MP2,MP3,WMA
Video formats supported:3GP,AVC,AVCHD,DAT,DIVX,DIVX HD,FLV,M4V,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG2-PS,MPEG2-TS,RMVB,TS,VC-1,VOB,WMV

Media types

Disc types supported:BD,BD-R,BD-RE,CD,CD-R,CD-RW,DVD,DVD+R,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-ROM,DVD-RW
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Wi-Fi:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Manual:Y

Performance

Analog signal format system:NTSC,PAL
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y

Ports & interfaces

Digital Audio Optical Out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI:Y
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI Version:1.4/2.0a
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power Consumption (Standby):0.5

Storage

Card reader integrated:N

Technical Details

Depth (imperial):20.6
Height (imperial):4.57
Width (imperial):42.9

Video

3D:Y
4K resolution:Y
Full HD:Y
HD-Ready:Y
Network streaming:Y
Network streaming services supported:NetFlix,YouTube
Noise Reduction:Y
x.v.Color support:N

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:205
Height :45.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):480 x 106 x 282
Package weight:2.59
Weight:1.63
Width:430