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79" Class (78.5" Diagonal) 2160p Smart w/ webOS 3D Ultra HD 4K TV

  • 79UB9800

  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • 4K Resolution
  • IPS Panel
  • Tru-4K Engine Pro
  • HEVC Decoder
AVAILABLE SIZES:
SUMMARY
Screen Size 79"
SMART TV
Premium Content Yes
Full Web Browser Yes
Skype™ Ready Yes (Camera AN-VC500 required and sold separately. Skype subscription required.)
Magic Remote Control Yes
Natural Voice Recognition Yes
Universal Control Capability Yes
Launcher Bar Yes
Games Yes
Easy Setup Yes
Recent/Multitasking Yes
LivePlus Yes
Live Menu Yes
LG Content Store (App Store) Yes
SMART SHARE
Media Share Yes
- Remote App Yes
- Network File Browser Yes
- YouTube Send-to-TV Yes
Screen Share Yes
- MHL (Mobile HD Link) Yes
- Miracast Yes
- WiDi Yes
AUDIO
Speaker System 5.2 Speaker System
Audio Output Power (Watts - THD 10%) 90W
Mono/Stereo/Dual (MTS/SAP) Yes
Dolby® Digital Decoder Yes
DTS Decoder Yes
Sound Designed by harman/kardon® Yes
Subwoofer Yes
Sound Mode 6 Modes
Clear Voice II Yes
Sound Optimizer 3 Modes
Optical Sound Sync Yes
Wireless Sound Sync Yes
CONNECTIVITY
Wi-Fi® Built-in Yes
Wi-Fi Direct Yes
SIMPLINK™ (HDMI™ CEC) Yes
USB Yes
- Video DivX HD
- Photo JPEG, JPS, MPO
- Audio AC3 (Dolby Digital), EAC3, HE-AAC, AAC, MPEG, MP3, PCM, DTS
INPUTS
RF In (Antenna/Cable) 1 (Rear)
Component Video In(Y, Pb, Pr + Audio) 1 (Rear)
Composite In (AV) 1 (shared w/Component)
HDMI® 4 HDMI (Side) *1 HDMI input supports HDCP 2.2
USB 3.0/2.0 In 1/2 (Side)
Digital Audio Out (Optical) 1 (Rear)
LAN 1 (Rear)
RS-232 1 (Rear)
POWER
Power Supply (Voltage, Hz) 100V ~ 240V, 50/60 Hz
Standby Mode 0.3W
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHTS
TV without Stand (WxHxD) 73.8" x 39.9" x 3.4"
TV with Stand (WxHxD) 73.8" x 42.3" x 13"
TV without Stand weight 125.7 lbs
TV with Stand weight 132.3 lbs
TV Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 78.7" x 43.9" x 13.0"
Shipping Weight 154.5 lbs
WARRANTY / UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor
UPC 719192593886
PANEL SPECIFICATIONS
Screen Size Class (diagonal) 79" Class (78.5" diagonal)
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Display Type LED
UCI (Ultra Clarity Index) 1560
TruMotion 240Hz Yes
VIDEO
Tru 4K Engine Pro Yes
4K Resolution Upscaler Yes
Tru Color Generator Yes
Dynamic Color Enhancer Yes
Aspect Ratio 8 Modes
Just Scan (1:1 Pixel Matching) HDMI: 1080i, Component: 1080p, RF 720p
Real Cinema 24p (2:2 pull down) Yes
Picture Mode 9 Modes
Picture Wizard III Yes
LG CINEMA 3D FEATURES
3D Type FPR (Passive)
3D to 2D Yes
2D to 3D Yes
3D Depth Control Yes
3D Viewpoint Control 20 Levels
3D Image Correction Yes
CABINET / ACCESSORIES
VESA® Size (mm) 600 x 400
Remote Control Magic Remote Control
3D Glasses 2 Pairs Included

What People Are Saying

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 33 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by great value for a 79 in. UHD TV easy to set up and has great features. picture quality is excellent when the proper color and other settings are applied. sound quality is excellent with the built-in HK speakers - better than most comparable TVs. replaced my 52 in. Sony HD LCD and no comparison except the colors on the Sony seem warmer. July 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by I regret NOT purchasing this earlier ... Just buy the TV and the only problem you will have is regretting not buying it sooner. June 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great value Excellent image and sound quality. Magic mouse makes using Smart TV features very easy. It is the best I have seen. Skype speed is bit slow. It is missing HBO-GO. Voice commands do not work well. April 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazing TV You will not regret buying this TV, it has an amazing picture, even over the air HD looks great. I have owned several LCD/LED TV's and this is by far the best. I had read the reviews, watched several youtube comparisons, in store demos, and was ready to buy, but was still uneasy about spending so much on a tv without seeing what everyday non 4k looks like and 3D. I found the 55in LG 4k at a warehouse store for a great price and replaced my familyroom tv. My rational was if I did not like it could be easily returned and I would look for another tv. I was amazed by the 55 in, 4k is stunning, 3D will wow you, everyday HD from Satellite and over the air is fantastic. Needless to say after a few days with the 55in I went out and purchased the 79in, now I have 2 great tv's. The interface for the tv is easy to navigate, I was a little worried about the remote, it is like a Wii controller you move the pointer to get to menu options etc. It will also allow you to click through options and screens with remote buttons, both ways are easy to use. Never used the smart functionality of a tv, I always found the interface to be clunky and slow, would use an external device like a gaming console, not so with this tv, it is easy to use and fast, can switch from netflix to Hulu to youtube and back easily. There is voice and gesture motion control for this tv as well as a built in camera (have not used Skye yet) Sound is very good from the built in speaker bars, surround mode gets me every once in a while, most with water features in a movie or show, I think for a second that there is water running somewhere in the house. Could babble on for days, I cannot not say enough good things about this tv, it is an outstanding value, many cool features, amazing picture and 3D. This TV will be the showcase of any room and will not disappoint. April 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic TV When purchasing a high end unit like this, you have fears of problems and issues that seem to have plagued other similar TV's. Fortunately, this exceeded all expectations and performs flawlessly, whether viewing action, or UHD content. May 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic value in a 79' HDTV We couldn't be more pleased with out purchase of this big screen TV. Out of the box, the settings are way too bright. Once toned down, the picture with an HD signal is fantastic. No issues with high speed action such as sports. What little 3D we have tried looks good as well. The speakers have only been used when we have watched a little on-line content. They sound as good or better than any sound bar we have tried. Another plus is side view quality, great when we entertain March 27, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent TV for the price This was my first LG purchase and have been completely satisfied with the product. Excellent picture and easy to navigate through the menu. Love it!! Pat March 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by 84ub9800 Absolutely love this tv .I upgraded from a sharp 80 inch and it is worth every penny .simple and elegant a great addition to your media room. April 21, 2015
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They cannot be removed for visual and warranty complications.
However, the LG specifications of the depth of the 79UB9800 do not include the additional depth created by the speakers. Bought this unit and the LG website gave the dimension of the panel only, w/o the speakers extending back. Note: LG should correct the spec depth of this SKU!

Need wall mount bracket that sits extensive distance from wall that a slim line wall/tilt mount does not provide.

Sanus universal VMPL-3B works for this SKU.
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Great question. Wish I asked before I bought mine. They are removable but they are structural. By that I mean there will be a small space left open when you remove them on the top and bottom of the TV. Its likely you won't see it at all unless you mount the TV unusually high or low. I was not concerned about this issue so was going to remove mine, but I called LG and they said it voided the warranty. Bummer. I still wall mounted mine and because the speakers are the only part that stick back further, you really only end up with the TV sticking out 1-1.5" more than if you didn't have them. Its looks fine.
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No - they can't be removed and they do add a few inches of extra depth to the back of the TV.
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Hi, NICE LOOKING TV! Does the 79UB9800 support the new compression ratio H.265 codec so it would be able to receive streaming 4K UHD video from Netflix and other streaming movie services?
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Yes it does and in fact the netflix streams of both house of cards and breaking bad look nothing short of amazing. Hard to see pixels at 1' viewing distance.
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Hi, the new 84" UB9800 TV that is coming out soon, is that going to be edge lit or back lit with local dimming?
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i have the 79" inch and it has local dimming
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Matching Stand for 79UB9800

Anyone have a recommendation for a matching stand for the 79"?
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We appreciate your interest in this television. The only stand that can be recommended for this TV is that with which the device was originally packaged.
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The specs are listed in the product info.
I can tell you that there is ZERO heat coming off the TV vs. the 58" Plasma that it replaced.
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