The LG 55UM7000PLC : what is this mid-range worth ?

LG 55UM7000PLC : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

Recently LG has released information about its new model of television . It is the 55UM7000PLC.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
In its 55 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Should we let ourselves be convinced by this 55UM7000PLC LG ? All answer elements just after.

TV design presentation LG 55UM7000PLC

The LG 55UM7000PLC with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The design of the LG 55UM7000PLC has nothing to do with that of the other models in the LG UK630 series.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The 55UM7000PLC is rather flat.
With its glass surface of 55 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Equipped with a double base, LG has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the 55UM7000PLC, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.In conclusion, LG has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 55UM7000PLC to have a beautiful object in your living room.

The screen of the LG 55UM7000PLC

The designers of LG have made this new TV set 55UM7000PLC. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
LG remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
The LG 55UM7000PLC is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. With a screen size of 55 inches, this 55UM7000PLC is positioned in the segment of large models. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
In addition, LG has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s in the range, without flourish or excess. An additional choice in the mid-range.

55UM7000PLC from LG – The sound

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 55UM7000PLC still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two baffles and provides a sound power of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 55UM7000PLC LG is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

55UM7000PLC from LG – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the 55UM7000PLC has its operating system webOS 4; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV 55UM7000PLC is communicating.

55UM7000PLC from LG – Its connectivity

This television LG 55UM7000PLC offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 10 connections, not too bad. The LG 55UM7000PLC allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the LG 55UM7000PLC

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 124.7 cm x 72.9 cm x 8.9 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV webOS 4
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 7
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the LG 55UM7000PLC

With the intention of making a difference this new 55UM7000PLC LG intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the LG know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

From this new LG we can retain 3 positive points:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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