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LG 55UF8500

69

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LG 55UF8500

LG 55UF8500
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A good spec but 2 year old 55" 4K television, with moderate running costs
55" 4K 50.8mm Yes Sep 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type Thickness 3D Release Date
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LG 55UF8500 Review

With very good features, we have scored the LG 55UF8500 as follows:
77
Features
Good Features
63
Running Costs
$190 Over 5 Years
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has running costs of $190 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 11% of all 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
4K resolution
4K upscaler
4K 3d+
ULTRA slim
Cinema screen
Ultra surround
WebOS 2.0
Launcher
SmartShare
Magic remote (optional)
4K 60p HEVC
HDMI

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LG 55UF8500 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the 55UF8500 is $190 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 11% of all 4,333 TVs.

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Features

Larger Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The 55UF8500's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 18% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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4K

4K

The 55UF8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most common resolution. TVs 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.

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3D

The 55UF8500 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The LG 55UF8500's thickness of only 50.8mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 30% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 55UF8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Has a Camera Included

The LG 55UF8500 has a camera included, which is unusual. 99% of TVs do not have a camera included.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55UF8500 has a 2D-3D converter. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55UF8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UF8500 supports Miracast. 86% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The LG 55UF8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 73% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55UF8500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the LG 55UF8500 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels television, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. This TV also supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all televisions is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 55UF8500 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Supports 24p

The 55UF8500 supports 24p. 85% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Product Identifiers

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lg 55uf8500

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