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Expert Reviews Are Excellent
This LG television received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from tomsguide.com. If all the similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months are ranked by average expert review score then this 4K and 8K TV is in the top 9%.
A Top Selling TV
Across all TVs, the OLED55B6 is one the most popular products currently on the market according to sales data from Amazon.
LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We checked 6,043 user and expert reviews for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The OLED55B6 is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port TV.
Supports Smart TV Features
The OLED55B6 supports smart TV features. Most of the other latest similar spec televisions also support smart TV features.
Other televisions which support smart TV features currently available which you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55KS9000[plb_3346974_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55KS8000[plb_3346964_price] which has better reviews.
It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE65KS7500[plb_3346920_price].
Has a WiFi Connection
The OLED55B6 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for the last year.
Alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55KS8000[plb_3346964_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE55KS9000[plb_3346974_price] which is cheaper.
Other televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UE65KS7500[plb_3346920_price].
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LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it.
Features OLED Technology
Unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months which do not feature OLED technology, the LG OLED55B6 features OLED technology.
Most similar spec TVs that were released in the last year have between 1 and 11 loudspeakers, including the LG OLED55B6 which has four loudspeakers.
Four HDMI Ports
The OLED55B6 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the OLED55B6 have between one and four HDMI ports.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
Televisions that have been on the market for the last year have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W. The LG OLED55B6 has one of the higher RMS rated power (40 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.
Across all the recently released comparable spec TVs the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm. The OLED55B6 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 48.6 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age.
Televisions with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the UE55HU7500[pl_2233904_price] (35.2mm and higher rated), or the UE55KS8000[pl_3346964_price] (40.8mm and higher rated) both from Samsung or the Samsung UE55KS9000[plb_3346974_price] (93.3mm and cheaper).
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Not 3D Compatible
The OLED55B6 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the OLED55B6 are also not 3D compatible.
The LG OLED55B6 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the OLED55B6 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard
This TV supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many televisions that came out in the last year.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
At 212 kilowatt hours, the LG OLED55B6 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to the OLED55B6. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the OLED55B6 the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many latest TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when this LG TV was released.
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I purchased my 55" OLED about a month ago and the overall quality and performance still is staggering. This is the best TV I have ever owned bar none!! It was so easy to set up and I also had to... Read more…
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