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LG 55LE8500

$2,198.00
55" Full HD 200Hz 34.5mm Mar 2010
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Depth Release Date $276.85 Electricity cost over 5 years
Three industry awards
Good picture quality
Nice design
26 Reviews + 3 Awards
flatpanelshd.com Highly Recommended avguide.com Recommended insidehw.com Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Three Industry Awards

Three expert review sites all liked this LG TV. This LG television received an Avguide.com "Recommended" award and it received a "Highly Recommended" award from Flatpanelshd.com, confirming their endorsement. This television also received an Insidehw.com "Editor's Choice" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on nineteen expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, lcdtvbuyingguide.com, bestofmicro.com and pcworld.pl the average expert rating of this TV is 76 out of 100.

Good Brand

We checked 8,960 expert and owner reviews (including 709 verified purchases) for LG televisions and found that on average LG has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that LG has good reviews specifically for its large display diagonal televisions. 94% of those that bought a LG TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Display

Good Picture Quality

A few LG 55LE8500 owners thought this TV had good picture quality. Cnet.com wrote in their review of this TV “Superb shadow detail”. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com said in their review “It didn't get the best results on our picture quality tests— especially its black level, which was significantly brighter than it should have been—”. Televisioninfo.com also said “It didn't get the best results on our picture quality tests—especially its black level, which was significantly brighter than it should have been—but it wasn't a bad TV”.

A few LG 55LE8500 owners considered that the LG 55LE8500 had good colour saturation. Expert website Asia.cnet.com scored it 4 stars and wrote “The LG Infinia 55LE8500 delivers very deep blacks, natural colors and film-like visuals.”. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com scored it 5 stars and said in their LG 55LE8500 review “Great looking colors due to monster contrast”.

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Good 3D Picture Quality

A number of LG 55LE8500 owners who reviewed this TV mentioned that it had a good 3D picture quality. Toptenreviews.com mentioned “The TV is missing 3D technology” in their LG 55LE8500 review.

Good High Def TV

A few LG 55LE8500 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Seven years ago Firstpost.com said in their review “It’s been a while since a full fledged HDTV has made its way to our labs.”.

Has a Full HD Display

The 55LE8500 has a Full HD display. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a Full HD display.

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Not 3D

The LG 55LE8500 is not 3D, unlike most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of this spec and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the LG 55LE8500 has a pretty standard high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Design

Nice Design

Three LG 55LE8500 owners mentioned in their reviews that the LG 55LE8500 was good looking. Macworld.com mentioned in their review of this TV “The LG Infinia LE8500 series TVs certainly qualify as chic, connected HDTVs” and rated it 4 stars. Hometheaterreview.com wrote “In addition to a great set of features and a stylishly slim form”. Asia.cnet.com wrote “Stylish and sleek design” in their LG 55LE8500 review.

A number of people considered that it was a good design. Techtree.com wrote in their review “WiFi HD ready (stream Full HD movies), sleek design, good build”. Seven years ago expert review site Flatpanelshd.com said “LE8500 has a design with a glass front covering both panel”.

One LG 55LE8500 reviewer wrote that it was smooth. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com said in their review of this TV “Entire greyscale is smooth and neutral”.

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Good Product Quality

Several LG 55LE8500 owners who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Seven years ago Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “With the excellent picture quality of the local-dimming LE8500, LG challenges other LCD makers for videophile appeal” in their review of this TV. Mac World said in his review of this TV “Handsome set with good image quality and audio”. Toptenreviews.com mentioned “The thin display, loads of features and amazing picture quality make this TV stand out” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Robust

One LG 55LE8500 owner considered that it was well made.

Easy to Use

One customer thought this TV was easy to handle. Hereshow.ca said in their review of this TV “Matte screen handles bright lighting well”.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

Several customers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it was able to connect to the internet. Macworld.com said on Mac World “Slightly more than an inch thick, these full-array backlit LED TV pack a good collection of Internet services (includi” and rated the product 4 stars. Expert review site Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote seven years ago “Delivers a slew of customization options, plus great Internet content--but image quality isn't great” in their review.

A number of LG 55LE8500 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of connectivity. Asia.cnet.com said seven years ago “Abundant connectivity options” in their review. Eight years ago Hereshow.ca wrote “Plenty of connectivity with four HDMI” in their review of this TV.

One LG 55LE8500 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was wifi compatible.

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Features

Good Technical Features

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this TV had good features. Macworld.com wrote “With its skinny profile and strong lineup of features” in their review of this TV. Expert website Televisioninfo.com wrote “Has some nice features, such as internet connectivity”. Lcdtvbuyingguide.com mentioned six years ago “Many nice features, calibrating options” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of LG 55LE8500 reviewers who reviewed this TV said that it was thin. Expert website Flatpanelshd.com mentioned seven years ago “LE8500 is just as slim as most Edge LED models which is quite impressive”. Flatpanelshd.com also said “Quite unique LED conduction from LG that allows the TV to be very slim and at the same time utilize local dimming”.

One person said in their reviews that the LG 55LE8500 was a good depth. Eight years ago Hereshow.ca said “Fabulous detail and depth” in their review of the LG 55LE8500.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

One customer thought it had good sound quality.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub)

The 55LE8500 has a PC in (D-Sub). Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years do not have a PC in (D-Sub).

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The LG 55LE8500 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched more than two years ago also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The 55LE8500 has a game mode, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were launched around the same time as this television.

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Other

Released Over Seven Years Ago

It was April 2017 when LG released the 55LE8500.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg 55le8500
Barcodes 00719192176805, 08808992757863, 08808992846185

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