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LG 55UF8500
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LG 55UF8500

55" Edge-LED Sep 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible LED Backlighting Release Date
4K Resolution4K ULTRA HD offers you a superb image quality that surpasses the brilliance of other display technologies. With four times the resolution of Full HD, you will see the finest details... More
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LG Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 6,043 expert and user reviews for LG TVs and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

3D Compatible

The 55UF8500 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55UF8500 supports smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago also support smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 55UF8500 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55UF8500 also have a WiFi connection.

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Supports Eight Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 55UF8500 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions that have been around for more than a year. The audio formats "AAC", "HE-AAC", "RA-Lossless", "MP2", "WMA", "AC3" and "PCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Seven Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the LG 55UF8500 is more than most TVs that have been available for more than a year. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55UF8500. The smart modes "Vivid", "Sports", "Photo", "Cinema", "Energy saving" and "Standard" are also found on this LG TV.

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Quite Thin

At only 50.8 millimeters, the 55UF8500 has a quite thin thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the 55UF8500. Comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 55UF8500 have thicknesses of between 11mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 61mm.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UF8500 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The LG 55UF8500 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this LG TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC M, PAL DK and PAL I are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 55UF8500 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the 55UF8500. The image formats "MPO" and "JPS" are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Two Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the 55UF8500 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats RMVB and DIVX HD are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55UF8500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55UF8500 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 55UF8500 have between one and three RF ports, including the 55UF8500 which has one RF port.

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1 Other reason to consider the LG 55UF8500

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of this type and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
3D Technology
TV Tuner
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Operating System Version
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RF Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
Bluetooth Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content

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Electricity cost when switched on $174.10
Electricity cost when on standby $1.42
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Total running cost over 5 years $175.52
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 29 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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