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LG UP970

LG UP970
alaScore 95

155 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 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 Blu-ray Players for all reviews. People really like the size. The price is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative comments about the design.

usability, price, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Blu-ray Players the LG UP970 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of LG UP970 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Blu-ray Players on

100% of the reviews on 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

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (

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: (

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: (

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 (

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 (

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 by: 1Tarnlad (

Good budget player


Had to buy as others overpriced, 4K players same price as mid range amp ?!?! But happy with this as had not seen others to compare

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: Bcharliepaul (

Good player - easy to use


Looks basic but to be honest it dose the job perfectly Easy to use - like all things every company thinks you can operate any thing with out a manual- so finding it on line helps Easy to use , great picture , very quite all in all it's ok

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Les Richardson (

Brilliant picture


"We bought this 4k player as it upscales our blue ray and DVD's. It has enhanced our viewing pleasure and we now go through our library getting pleasure watching some of our older films."

Quiet; Ease to use; Good build quality; Value for money; Looks good

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: ako69 (

Met all my expectations


Bought to complement an LG 4k television, and to play blue ray disks received as a birthday present from my sister. It performed both tasks well and plays CDs and DVDs too.

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: tom (

Very good hdr


I have tested this with a blue ray version of lied of the rings and I must say it was excellent. The definition of the rocks and general environment was well defined. In terms of apps it is poor with only Netflix and youtube. I have user to test it...

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications


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


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


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

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC,FLAC,LPCM,MP1,MP2,MP3,WMA

Media types

Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray audio, Blu-Ray video, CD audio, CD video, DVD-Audio, DVD-Video


Ethernet LAN:Y

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Handheld remote control:Y


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 ports quantity:2
HDMI Version:1.4/2.0a
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.5


Card reader integrated:N

Technical Details

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


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

Weight & Dimensions

Height :45.5
Package dimensions (WxDxH):480 x 106 x 282
Package weight:2.59