LG 43UN81006LB : the television Direct LED from LG

LG 43UN81006LB : the new Ultra HD 4K

Recently LG has released information about its new model of television . It is the 43UN81006LB.
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.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  With a diagonal of 42.5 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Why can we consider this 43UN81006LB as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

43UN81006LB from LG – Design

The LG 43UN81006LB appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that LG has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

TV screen presentation LG 43UN81006LB

The LG has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new model, LG confirms one of its technological choices. The use of LEDs provides an excellent image. 
The LG television set displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 50 Hz, you will have a good image quality; but don’t get carried away. It won’t be as detailed as reality.
Finally, LG has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the 43UN81006LB LG makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation LG 43UN81006LB

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.
The television set is equipped with  two baffles with 10 W at output.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set LG 43UN81006LB

For the software part, the 43UN81006LB LG has an operating system webOS 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.
This software environment innovates on the LG 43UN81006LB with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

The connection system of the LG 43UN81006LB

As for the connectivity aspect on LG 43UN81006LB, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

It is with 13 possible connections that this 43UN81006LB is presented. The LG 43UN81006LB is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Presentation of the technical features of the LG 43UN81006LB

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 86.4
Screen size in inches 42.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 72 W

Our conclusion on the LG 43UN81006LB

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.
With its Direct LED panel, this TV is doing better than average. The lighting is uniform.
LG chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the display frequency, the sound power, the depth of the colours.