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LG 55SJ8000

LG 55SJ8000
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80
Age
2 Years Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and excellently reviewed 4K 54.6" TV. It supports Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct, features local dimming and has an ethernet port.
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61MM
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LG 55SJ8000 Price History

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Having analysed the historic price trend for the LG 55SJ8000 we calculated that there is a 58% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the LG 55SJ8000 number 9 in 55 inch TVs, number 13 across all TVs and number 59 in 4K TVs.

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
81
Features
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77

77
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

purchasers report that it has terrific user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This LG TV has some great features:
4K
Large display diagonal
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Nano cell display. deeper, more natural colors
Lifelike picture with over A billion rich colors
SUPER UHD cinematic experience
Enjoy the most HDR content

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Average Review Score

4.7 stars (8 reviews)

100%

of Customers Would Recommend
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What Are People Saying About the LG 55SJ8000?

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Some Owners Thought the LG 55SJ8000 Had a Good Price
  • ... every penny. We're seeing things that we could only see in real life! Very good value and best buy for the buck. Kudo's to B&H for great sells and service...
    Mmp1953 - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Mar 2018
  • ... every penny. We're seeing things that we could only see in real life! Very good value and best buy for the buck. Kudo's to B&H for great sells and service...
    Melvin - Bhphotovideo.com 8 Mar 2018
  • One Person Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed
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    6 Out of 10 People Thought the LG 55SJ8000 Produced a High Quality Picture
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    How Good Are LG Televisions?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    4K
    Large display diagonal
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Features local dimming
    Fast high frequency rate
    Has an ethernet port
    Average thickness
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
    Very slow motion interpolation frequency
    4K

    The highest resolution of the LG 55SJ8000 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. Televisions HD types range from hd ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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

    What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit
    Large Display Diagonal
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    TVs have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the LG 55SJ8000 of 54.6" is larger than average when compared to most other televisions. It is larger than 68% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The 55SJ8000 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of televisions also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

    What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
    Not 3D

    Like most other televisions, the 55SJ8000 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are not 3D.

    What does "3D" mean? Less Edit
    Average Thickness
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    The thickness of the 55SJ8000 of 61mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 56% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The 55SJ8000 supports Wi-Fi, as do 60% of televisions.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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    The 55SJ8000 supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

    What is Wi-Fi Direct? Less Edit
    Features Local Dimming
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    The 55SJ8000 features local dimming. 78% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

    What is local dimming? Less Edit
    Fast High Frequency Rate

    The 55SJ8000's high frequency rate of 120Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 34% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The high frequency rates of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,800Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The LG 55SJ8000 has an ethernet port. 64% of TVs also have an ethernet port.

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    Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

    The motion interpolation frequency of the 55SJ8000 of only 120Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 65% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,700Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 370Hz.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the LG 55SJ8000 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    What the Reviews Say

    Some owners thought the LG 55SJ8000 had a good price
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    LG 55SJ8000 Release Date

    March 2017

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    LG 55SJ8000 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    High Frequency Rate
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Frequency
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    Supported Video Mode
    Aspect Ratio
    Display Colours
    Display Technology
    Native Refresh Rate
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Loudspeaker
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoders
    Speaker
    Smart TV
    Internet TV
    Smart TV
    Operating System Version
    Operating System Installed
    App Store
    Design
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Performance
    Local Dimming
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Web Browser
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Ports & Interfaces
    DVI Port
    High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
    PC in (D-Sub) Port
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    Composite Video in
    Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    RS-232C Port
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    lg 55sj8000series, brand 55sj8000

    Barcodes

     00719192609709

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