LG 55UJ701V Review

Today we will go through the LG 55UJ701V review. The LG 55UJ701V review is structured in five sections.

LG 55UJ701V Specs

Screen Size: 55”
Panel Type: IPS 4K
Back Lighting: Direct LED
Resolution: 4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Dimming: Local Dimming
Picture Mastering Index: 1900
Refresh Rate: 50 Hz
HDR: Active HDR
Color Rendering: Wide Color
Resolution Up-scaling: Yes (4K)
Smart TV: Yes
OS: web OS 3.5
Web Browser: Yes
Magic Remote: Included
360VR: Yes
LG Content Store: Yes
WI-DI (PC to TV): Yes
Miracast (Mobile to TV Mirroring): Yes
Network File Browser: Yes
Digital TV Reception: DVB-T2 HD/C/S2
Digital Recording: Yes
Audio Output: 20W
Speaker System : 2.0ch
Harman/Kardon: Yes
Surround Mode: ULTRA Surround
Magic Sound Tuning: Yes
Clear Voice 3: Yes
HDMI: 4 (HDMI 2.0b)
USB 2.0: 2
LAN: 1
CI Slot: 1
RF In: 2 (RF, Sat)
Wi-Fi: Yes
Digital Audio Out (Optical): Yes
Headphone out / Line out: 1/1

Picture Quality

LG 55UJ701V has an amazing picture quality thanks to the 4K resolution. The IPS panel distributes the light uniformly throughout the screen so you can watch TV from wide angles. The most important feature that LG 55UJ701V has, is definitely the Active HDR which offers bright and colorful content and is very useful when playing games or watching colorful content. The colors look very good too, thanks to the Wide color rendering and active HDR. Also we have good news for the movie lovers because this TV has local dimming. This feature dims the backlight where the colors is black, thus providing deep black colors which is very important when watching movies with lights off. The resolution up-scaling feature can improve low resolution content but don’t expect miracles. We will give 4/5 points for the LG 55UJ701V review part of the picture quality.


LG 55UJ701V is a smart TV so you can connect it to the internet and browse online content. Also this TV comes with the latest operating system developed by LG and with the magic remote that will make the browsing experience better. You can access or download many apps in the LG’s content store or stream online content through the biggest streaming companies out there. Another useful feature is the Miracast technology that allows you to share your phone’s screen with the TV and the Wi-Di (Wireless Display) that enables you to stream content from your PC. LG 55UJ701V can receive almost any type of signal including satellite signals so you don’t need to buy an external tuner. Also you can record broadcasting channels so you won’t miss any serial or TV show anymore. We will give 4.5/5 points for the LG 55UJ701V review part of the features.


LG 55UJ701V has two Harman/Kardon built-in speakers with 10 W power each. The total output of 20 W is usually enough, unless you are standing too far from the TV. If that is the case, you should consider buying external speakers that will turn your room into a home theater. The ultra surround mode is good, especially if you buy external speakers and the sound is clear also, but that depends on the content quality. Other important sound features include the magic sound tuning and the clear voice three technology. We will give 4.5/5 points for the LG 55UJ701V review part of the sound.


LG has always paid attention to the design of its TVs and the LG 55UJ701V does not make an exception. The grey color is very special and enhances the good looks. The frame is thin, which is a very desirable feature nowadays. Also the stander looks good because it has a special shape. LG 55UJ701V definitely looks like an expensive TV and will make your room more beautiful. We will give 5/5 points for the LG 60UH770V review part of the design.

LG 55UJ701V Review Price

Our review price was €1,026 as of May 2017 which is a little high even for the amazing picture quality and the useful features. We will give 4.5/5 points for the LG 55UJ701V review part of the price.


LG 55UJ701V has an amazing picture quality thanks to the 4K UHD resolution. The colors look very good too, thanks to the wide color rendering and active HDR. Also this TV has local dimming which is good news for the movie lovers. LG 55UJ701V also has some useful features including internet connectivity and screen sharing technologies. The sound is loud and clear but that depends on the content quality. The design is very good but the price is just a little high. We hope that our LG 55UJ701V review has been helpful to you.

Should I buy LG 55UJ701V?

We made the LG 55UJ701V review because this is a good TV. However, you might wish to take a look at this other TV LG 55UJ7509 Review.

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