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LG 55UH8500

LG 55UH8500
95
Reviews
72 Reviews + 1 Award
82
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Value for Money
Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 4K 55" TV. Our review analysis indicates that this TV it.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (55")
Thinner than average (50mm)
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the LG 55UH8500 number 236 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
95
Reviews
82
Features
0
Popularity
70
Value for Money

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this television to others.
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.
This LG TV has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Thinner than average

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

4.3 stars (72 reviews)

63%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
45 Reviews
4 Stars
20 Reviews
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Editor's Choice Award

This TV has received an Editor's Choice Award from PC Mag.
Editor's Choice from PC Mag

What Are People Saying About the LG 55UH8500?

Picture Quality
55
14
Sound Quality
12
3
Features
12
0
3d Quality
9
0
Watching Films
0
3
Design
17
0
Price
12
3
Ease of Use
13
0
High Definition Quality
1
0
Size and Weight
3
0
Support
3
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The Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • ... i want and the price is on my budget. If you want 3d and 4k nad good for gaming for a good price. this is the one. [This review was collected as part of ...
    Jayceeugarts - Walmart.com 9 Jul 2016
  • ... 55UH8500 last month, it has all the features we were looking for and was competitively priced. We're owned other LG TV's and always have been pleased with ...
    Ken6684 - Walmart.com 18 Apr 2016
  • ... You can even use voice commands through the remote! I also felt it was a great value for the money. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]...
    Des1954 - Walmart.com 3 Aug 2016
  • ... bought this about a month and a half ago, and have been really happy with this TV 4K UHD at a reasonable price! I have a 4K Roku and programming in 4K ...
    Joepuck - Walmart.com 22 Apr 2016
  • One Person Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size
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    The Majority of Owners Thought the LG 55UH8500 Was Well Designed

    Several people thought that the LG 55UH8500 was really well designed and was good-looking.

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    Very Well Designed
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... LG UH8500 line of 4K televisions combine a gorgeous, HDR-capable picture with stylish design elements and an intuitive, feature-rich interface for a very ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • ... other TVs. Color accuracy and brightroom performance are solid. The design is attractive, and the motion remote is one of the best available. Similarlypriced ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • ... dynamic range (HDR) video , whether from streaming sources like Ne... An attractive design and cutting-edge compatibility add the LG's UH8500's appeal ...
    CNET.com 1 Aug 2016
  • The design is top notch. Love how they provided the cable cover to hide the cable or reroute them. Thinnest bezels I've ever seen. Color and picture quality ...
    Bo_Vo08 - Walmart.com 1 Sep 2016
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    Good-Looking
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the LG 55UH8500 was easy to use, had a good interface and was easy to setup.

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    Easy to Use
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... very much enjoy the TV. Colors are clean and pure. Easy to use once you get used to the smart remote. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]...
    Jerry1961 - Walmart.com 25 Jun 2016
  • ... reproduction. Good contrast for an LCD. HDR support. WebOS 3 0 is feature-rich and easy to use. Three HDMI ports. A bit light on apps and services. HD ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
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    Has a Good Interface
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Setup
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought the LG 55UH8500 Had Good Technical Features

    Four people thought that the LG 55UH8500 had good features.

  • ... almost a month now and no complaints. The picture is great and the features are easy to navigate. To view an even better picture,i suggest getting a 4k ...
    Rguntrum69 - Walmart.com 9 Oct 2016
  • We bought our LG 55UH8500 last month, it has all the features we were looking for and was competitively priced. We're owned other LG TV's and always have ...
    Ken6684 - Walmart.com 18 Apr 2016
  • ... 55" version is superb! I just purchased a few weeks ago and I am pleased with all the features. I have it mount over my fireplace mantel. the 3D is an ...
    Anhk45 - Walmart.com 24 Nov 2016
  • ... most are 3D, user friendly WebOS, miracast, and screen share . All features works very smooth. magic remote interface is superb. Certainly some improvements ...
    Srikanth1212 - Walmart.com 10 Oct 2016
  • One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    Over 30 People Thought This TV Produced a Good Picture Quality

    More than 20 people thought that the LG 55UH8500 had good picture quality and several people thought that it also had an excellent 4k picture, had good High Dynamic Range (HDR) and had a sharp image.

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    Has Good Picture Quality
    22 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... to market, bringing HDR along... LG's midpriced 65UH8500 delivers good image quality with a super-wide viewing window, and it's one of the few sets around ...
    soundandvision.com 22 Dec 2016
  • ... LG UH8500 line of 4K televisions combine a gorgeous, HDR-capable picture with stylish design elements and an intuitive, feature-rich interface for a very ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • ... The picture is great and the features are easy to navigate. To view an even better picture,i suggest getting a 4k HDR Blu Ray player to experience the ...
    Rguntrum69 - Walmart.com 9 Oct 2016
  • ... set it low, sharpness and contrast got lost. So you have to play with settings a lot to get a perfect picture. It took me some days to figure out. This ...
    Jonan - Walmart.com 23 Jun 2016
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    Has a Superb 4k Picture
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has Good High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Sharp Image
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Produced High Quality Audio

    Five people thought that the LG 55UH8500 had excellent sound quality.

  • ... bar.This also works great with the sound connect feature on the t.v,for even better sound. I highly recommend this t.v [This review was collected as part ...
    Rguntrum69 - Walmart.com 9 Oct 2016
  • ... music flow 150 watt ,4.1 channel sound bar.This also works great with the sound connect feature on the t.v,for even better sound. I highly recommend this ...
    Rguntrum69 - Walmart.com 9 Oct 2016
  • ... Quality of the picture is nice and sharp the magic remote is brilliant, the sound is good ,it was very easy to set every thing up [This review was collected ...
    Carol 27 - Walmart.com 10 Aug 2016
  • ... back. am completely satisfied with 4K TV performance. Picture and sound quality is great. We can easily settle down for this quality even when Samsung ...
    Srikanth1212 - Walmart.com 10 Oct 2016
  • Many Customers Thought it Produced a Good 3D Picture

    Five people thought that the LG 55UH8500 had a good 3D picture quality.

  • ... is excellent. HDR-level wide color gamut. Lovely, elegant design. Good 3D functionality. Poor local dimming. Poor contrast levels. Black performance is ...
    4k.com 3 Jul 2016
  • ... bit greater quality images with 4KTVs of the same price. But LG producing great 3D effects. and 2D to 3D image conversion is also very nice. Features I ...
    Srikanth1212 - Walmart.com 10 Oct 2016
  • ... 3D effects. and 2D to 3D image conversion is also very nice. Features I like the most are 3D, user friendly WebOS, miracast, and screen share . All features ...
    Srikanth1212 - Walmart.com 10 Oct 2016
  • ... new LG 4K television. Everyone loved it. The almost 3-D quality enhanced the scare effects throughout the evening. Lots of screams & laughs! [This review ...
    Ciaobabie - Walmart.com 3 Nov 2016
  • One Person Thought it Did Not Have Good Smart Features
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    Some Customers Thought it Had a Good Remote Control

    Two people thought that the LG 55UH8500 had a good remote control.

  • ... performance are solid. The design is attractive, and the motion remote is one of the best available. Similarlypriced TVs perform much better.
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • ... performance are solid. The design is attractive, and the motion remote is one of the best available. Similarlypriced TVs perform much better. Color accuracy ...
    CNET.com 1 Aug 2016
  • Six People Thought This TV Had a Superior High Def Picture

    Six people thought that the LG 55UH8500 was excellent at displaying high definition TV.

  • A year ago, I tested the LG 65UF9500, an LCD Ultra HDTV that retailed for $2,999, and I criticized it for offering no future-readiness for soon-to-emerge ...
    soundandvision.com 22 Dec 2016
  • ... soon-to-emerge high dynamic range (HDR) content. Since then, Ultra HD Blu-ray has come to market, bringing HDR along... LG's midpriced 65UH8500 delivers ...
    soundandvision.com 22 Dec 2016
  • ... black levels. Backlight artifacts. With support for both Dolby Vision and HD 10 formats, the U 8500 can access more high dynamic range content than other ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • ... easy to use. Three HDMI ports. A bit light on apps and services. HD 10 plus Dolby Vision HDR. Great color. Wide viewing window. Middling black levels. ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • Some People Thought it Was Poor for Films

    Three people thought that the LG 55UH8500 was bad for watching films.

  • ... movie. This year's movie was "Deep Blue Sea." Could not have picked a better movie to feature my new LG 4K television. Everyone loved it. The almost 3-D ...
    Ciaobabie - Walmart.com 3 Nov 2016
  • I host a "Bad Movie Night" annually where friends come by for wine, popcorn and to yell at the screen during a bad movie. This year's movie was "Deep Blue ...
    Ciaobabie - Walmart.com 3 Nov 2016
  • ... Night" annually where friends come by for wine, popcorn and to yell at the screen during a bad movie. This year's movie was "Deep Blue Sea." Could not ...
    Ciaobabie - Walmart.com 3 Nov 2016
  • How Good Are LG TVs?

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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Large display diagonal
    Thinner than average
    4K
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D
    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the LG 55UH8500 of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 79% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    4K

    The 55UH8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of full hd. 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
    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The 55UH8500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although this is within the context that 97% of televisions also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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

    Like most other TVs, the 55UH8500 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are not 3D.

    What does "3D" mean? Less Edit
    Thinner Than Average
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    The thickness of the 55UH8500 of only 50mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 23% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm.

    What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
    0
    Popularity

    Popularity

    The LG 55UH8500 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 236 out of 997 TVs.
    70
    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the LG 55UH8500, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    High End Good Value for Money

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    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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    What the Reviews Say

    The majority of people thought it had a good price
    4.3 Stars

    63%

    63%

    63% of Customers Would Recommend
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    72 Reviews
    Editor's Choice from PC Mag
    1 Award

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    Picture Quality
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    14
    Sound Quality
    12
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    Features
    12
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    3d Quality
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    Watching Films
    0
    3
    Design
    17
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    Price
    12
    3
    Ease of Use
    13
    0
    High Definition Quality
    1
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    Size and Weight
    3
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    Support
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    LG 55UH8500 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    lg 55uh8500

    Barcodes

     00719192603523

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