LG 55LE8500
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LG 55LE8500

$2,198.00 Highly Recommended Recommended Editor's Choice
A multi award winning 55 inch Full HD television with good features
55" Full HD No No Mar 2010
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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55LE8500 INFINIA Series 55" 1080p 240Hz LED
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LG 55LE8500 Review

With excellent reviews but good features, we have ranked the LG 55LE8500 number 55 in 55 inch TVs and number 369 across all TVs.
19 Reviews + 3 Awards
Good Features
$283 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 59?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%, based on 19 reviews.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
This LG TV has running costs of $283 over 5 years, which are in the most expensive 4% of all 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
The 55LE8500 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly large display diagonal
Quite thin
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

LG 55LE8500 Video Reviews

LG 55LE8500 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $2,198.00 it is more expensive than 87% of televisions.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Televisions have display diagonals of between 2" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the LG 55LE8500 of 55" is quite large compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 19% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the 55LE8500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the 55LE8500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the LG 55LE8500 of only 34.5mm is quite thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 9% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Has a Full HD Display

The 55LE8500 has a Full HD display, unlike 95% of televisions which do not have a Full HD display.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55LE8500 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The 55LE8500's high frequency rate of 200Hz is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 1% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are High

Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55LE8500 is $283, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

lg 55le8500


00719192176805, 08808992757863, 08808992846185

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