70UM7100PLA from LG : Test and analysis

LG 70UM7100PLA : the new Ultra HD 4K

The firm LG is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its 70UM7100PLA.
First of all, regarding the size of the screen, we are facing a 70 inches.
The engineers from LG say they have worked with specialist from the Hollywood studios to get a high quality result.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 70 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Has the LG succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation LG 70UM7100PLA

Sober but in line with current trends. LG has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
The design of the LG 70UM7100PLA is largely inspired by the other models in the UM710 series.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The 70UM7100PLA is simply flat.
With its glass surface of 70 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
The charm of the 70UM7100PLA is undoubtedly its technology Ultra Slim Design.
In short, the LG has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the LG 70UM7100PLA is revealed.

70UM7100PLA from LG – The screen

The LG could hardly do better than this 70UM7100PLA with a Direct LED screen.
With this new model, LG confirms one of its technological choices. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
The LG 70UM7100PLA is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
In addition, with a screen of 70 inches, the 70UM7100PLA is positioned in the segment of large models. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
LG chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Finally, LG has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

The sound of the LG 70UM7100PLA

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers with 10 W at output.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 70UM7100PLA LG, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set LG 70UM7100PLA

On the software side, the LG 70UM7100PLA is equipped with the operating system webOS 4.5. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

Presentation of the connection technology of LG 70UM7100PLA

This television LG 70UM7100PLA offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

It is with 9 possible connections that this 70UM7100PLA is presented. The LG 70UM7100PLA is at the bottom of its range. Not great compared to its competitors.
You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Presentation of the technical features of the LG 70UM7100PLA

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 153,92 cm x 86,58 cm x 9,11 cm
Screen size in inches 70
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV webOS 4.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
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
Power consumption 177 W

Our conclusion on the LG 70UM7100PLA

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
In addition, it is worth noting that this 70UM7100PLA is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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