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LG 55UF8500
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LG 55UF8500

55" Edge-LED Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
4K 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 portrayed with... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 6,328 owner and expert reviews, LG has good ratings for its televisions. LG also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

3D Compatible

The 55UF8500 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The LG 55UF8500 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The LG 55UF8500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 55UF8500.

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Supports Eight Audio Formats

The 55UF8500 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This TV 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 LG TV.

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Has Seven Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 55UF8500 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. This television has a Game smart mode, which is the most frequently found smart mode found on TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55UF8500. The smart modes "Vivid", "Sports", "Photo", "Cinema", "Energy saving" and "Standard" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 55UF8500 range from 11mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm. The LG 55UF8500 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 50.8 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55UF8500 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the 55UF8500 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 55UF8500 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. 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 55UF8500 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec TVs that are a comparable 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 are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats RMVB and DIVX HD are also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55UF8500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 55UF8500 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One RF Port

Most TVs of a similar type and age 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 television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as it. 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
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Supported 3D Technologies
2D-3D Converter
Screen Format Adjustments
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Operating System Version
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
IntelĀ® Wireless Display (IntelĀ® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
24p Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
Camera Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $165.10
Electricity cost when on standby $1.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $166.44
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LG 55UF8500uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55uf8500, lg 55uf8500

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