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LG 60UH8500

LG 60UH8500
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Reviews
39 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
78
Age
2 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and award winning 4K 60" television, with an Editor's Choice award from PC Mag. It supports Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Direct, features local dimming and has an ethernet port. Purchasers report that it has very good picture quality, it's outstanding at displaying high definition TV and very well designed.
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the LG 60UH8500 number 1 in 60+ inch TVs, number 36 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 46 across all TVs.

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93
Reviews
85
Features
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Value for Money
79
Age

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

reviews indicate that it has good expert reviews and excellent user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this television to others. This TV has received an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this LG TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The 60UH8500 has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Wi-Fi Direct

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.

93
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.4 stars (72 reviews)

63%

of Customers Would Recommend
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45 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 60UH8500?

Picture Quality
52
8
Smart Features
6
0
Sound Quality
6
3
3d Quality
6
0
Wall Mounting
3
3
High Definition Quality
4
0
Ease of Use
16
0
Remote Control
6
0
Features
12
0
Watching Films
3
0
Price
3
3
Design
8
0
Support
3
0
8 Out of 10 Customers Thought the LG 60UH8500 Had a Good Price
  • ... bluerays because the players aren't yet affordable. But for the money this is a good value of size, feature set and quality. [This review was collected ...
    Jmcging - Walmart.com 6 Apr 2016
  • ... The fact is is a 2016 model, with HDR and Dolby Vision in addition to 4kUHD at a reasonable price is fantastic. I need a wide viewing angle and this set ...
    Jmcging - Walmart.com 6 Apr 2016
  • ... ports. A bit light on apps and services. Outstanding performance. Good value for money. Design is a little dull, and only has blue LEDs. The manual at ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • ... makes no sense. Build Quality. Cooling Efficiency. Low Noise Levels. Price (For Some). FEP Tubes (Flexibility). No OnOff LED Switch. With support for both ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Nicely Designed

    Several people thought that the LG 60UH8500 was very well designed and was good-looking.

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    Very Well Designed
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... 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
  • ... control. WebOS 3.0 is excellent. HDR-level wide color gamut. Lovely, elegant design. Good 3D functionality. Poor local dimming. Poor contrast levels. Black ...
    4k.com 3 Jul 2016
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    Good-Looking
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Nine People Thought the LG 60UH8500 Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the LG 60UH8500 was very easy to use, had good controls and was easy to setup.

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    Really Easy to Use
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... 3d. This tv is awesome. The picture is crisp and clear. The remote is easy to use and has new features that are also easy to use. [This review was collected ...
    Queenlydia - Walmart.com 27 Oct 2016
  • ... to keep 3d. This tv is awesome. The picture is crisp and clear. The remote is easy to use and has new features that are also easy to use. [This review ...
    Queenlydia - Walmart.com 27 Oct 2016
  • ... 4K Upscaler do an amazing job with those old and new movies, the webOS 3.0 is easy to use, just need to be updated and you need to make an LG account, ...
    Nro_doc - Walmart.com 25 Aug 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. Outstanding ...
    PC Mag 30 Jun 2016
  • View All Reviews About Easy to Use
    Has Good Controls
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Easy to Setup
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Four people thought that the LG 60UH8500 had good features.

  • ... This TV has so far been everything i had hoped it would. It has all the features that we like. The picture is great, the sound is good for this type of ...
    Brian689 - Walmart.com 9 Apr 2016
  • ... Connected to the web and can enjoy all the features of this Fabulose Television [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]...
    Planeman45 - Walmart.com 14 Jun 2016
  • ... learning some of the enhanced features. The Magic Remote is slick with great features once you get used to its feel and capabilities. Internet access to ...
    KCFL Bert - Walmart.com 7 Aug 2016
  • ... quality. Set up for the LG was incredibly simple. We are still learning some of the enhanced features. Internet access was easy and the LG comes with a ...
    KCFL Bert - Walmart.com 30 Sep 2016
  • One Owner Thought it Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    One Person Thought the LG 60UH8500 Was OK When it Came to Noise Level
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    8 Out of 10 Owners Thought This TV Produced a Good Image Quality

    More than 20 people thought that the LG 60UH8500 had very good picture quality and several people thought that it also had a good 4k picture, contrast ratio and had good colour saturation.

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    Has Very Good Picture Quality
    21 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... 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 TV has an excellent picture and a key product for my surround system. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]...
    RSCampbell - Walmart.com 27 Jul 2016
  • ... LG by far makes the best televisions. Picture is so vivid and the clarity is exceptional. It even improves 1080p programs. Reds and blues are terrific. ...
    John85 - Walmart.com 8 Nov 2016
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has a Good 4k Picture
    4 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Contrast Ratio
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Good Colour Saturation
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Four People Thought the LG 60UH8500 Had Good Sound Quality

    Three people thought that the LG 60UH8500 had good sound quality.

  • ... item is sound. For a TV, its excellent, but it will not replace an HTS or good sound bar/subwoofer for music, or in my opinion, movies either. Neither ...
    Mdmoon - Walmart.com 21 Sep 2016
  • ... purchase. Note it is great for sports viewing. Would give five stars if the sound had at least better bass and the Content Store account had been easier. ...
    Mdmoon - Walmart.com 21 Sep 2016
  • ... has all the features that we like. The picture is great, the sound is good for this type of TV. It is hooked up to an LG sound bar so the TV sound is not ...
    Brian689 - Walmart.com 9 Apr 2016
  • Five People Thought it Produced a Good 3D Picture

    Five people thought that the LG 60UH8500 had an outstanding 3D picture quality.

  • ... a new TV, I looked at several different models. This TV had it all. I love 3D movies, which this had to be a requirement. The picture is flawless and vivid. ...
    Poult - Walmart.com 8 Jun 2016
  • ... 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
  • ... manually but what I have found out, if I stand up so I'm in line with the vertical centerline the 3D images are perfect, so I built a 15 degree wedge to ...
    Dmorgan - Walmart.com 27 Mar 2016
  • ... everything up. As a result I am looking for a better wall mount that will accommodate the extra tilt that would be needed to view the 3D images properly. ...
    Dmorgan - Walmart.com 27 Mar 2016
  • Some People Thought it Was a Good Smart TV
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    Some People Thought the LG 60UH8500 Had a Useful Remote Control

    Four people thought that the LG 60UH8500 had a very good remote control.

  • ... Internet access was easy and the LG comes with a slick and powerful remote control ("Magic Remote"). The LG also has 3D capability but we have not tried ...
    KCFL Bert - Walmart.com 30 Sep 2016
  • ... 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
  • ... to keep 3d. This tv is awesome. The picture is crisp and clear. The remote is easy to use and has new features that are also easy to use. [This review ...
    Queenlydia - Walmart.com 27 Oct 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
  • Two People Thought it Was Good for Wall Mounting

    Two people thought that the LG 60UH8500 was good for wall mounting.

  • ... everything up. As a result I am looking for a better wall mount that will accommodate the extra tilt that would be needed to view the 3D images properly. ...
    Dmorgan - Walmart.com 27 Mar 2016
  • ... 5 feet to the bottom) and I have a tilt wall mount that doesn't tilt far enough to line up with the viewer while sitting down and the 3D images have ghosting. ...
    Dmorgan - Walmart.com 27 Mar 2016
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV

    Seven people thought that the LG 60UH8500 was brilliant 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
  • ... sets around that plays both predominant types of HDR content...HD 10 plus Dolby Vision HDR. Great color. Wide viewing window. Middling black levels. Backlight ...
    soundandvision.com 22 Dec 2016
  • ... (Flexibility). No OnOff LED Switch. 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
  • One Customer Thought it Was Good for Watching Films
    View All Reviews About Watching Films

    How Good Are LG TVs?

    85
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Large display diagonal
    Thinner than average
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Features local dimming
    Has an ethernet port
    High RMS rated power
    Has a pair of 3D glasses included
    Energy Star certified
    4K
    Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
    Not 3D

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of people thought it was nicely designed
    Nine people thought the LG 60UH8500 was easy to use
    Some people thought it had nice technical features
    8 out of 10 owners thought this TV produced a good image quality
    Four people thought the LG 60UH8500 had good sound quality
    Five people thought it produced a good 3D picture
    Some people thought the LG 60UH8500 had a useful remote control
    Two people thought it was good for wall mounting
    The vast majority of people thought it was good at displaying high definition TV
    4K

    The 60UH8500 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common 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
    Large Display Diagonal
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    The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 7" and the largest being 110". The 60UH8500's display diagonal of 60" is larger than 86% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The 60UH8500 does not feature OLED / QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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

    Like most other TVs, the LG 60UH8500 is not 3D. 80% of TVs are not 3D.

    What does "3D" mean? Less Edit
    Thinner Than Average
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    The 60UH8500's thickness of only 53.3mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 73% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Televisions have thicknesses of between 2.7mm and 970mm, and the average thickness is 76mm.

    What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The LG 60UH8500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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    The LG 60UH8500 supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 71% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

    What is Wi-Fi Direct? Less Edit
    Features Local Dimming
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    The 60UH8500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

    What is local dimming? Less Edit
    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The LG 60UH8500 has an ethernet port, as do 65% of televisions.

    Chart Hide Chart What is an ethernet port? Less Edit
    High RMS Rated Power

    The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 520W. The RMS rated power of the LG 60UH8500 of 40W is higher than 90% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "RMS rated power" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

    The 60UH8500 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

    Chart Hide Chart What is a pair of 3D glasses included? Less Edit
    Energy Star Certified

    The 60UH8500 is Energy Star certified. 84% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

    Chart Hide Chart What does "Energy Star certified" mean? Less Edit
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the LG 60UH8500 (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

    8 out of 10 customers thought the LG 60UH8500 had a good price
    79
    Age

    LG 60UH8500 Release Date

    September 2016

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    4.4 Stars

    63%

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    63% of Customers Would Recommend
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    LG 60UH8500 Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Motion Interpolation Technology
    3D Technology
    Display Refresh Rate Supported
    Display Technology
    Audio
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio Decoders
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Smart TV
    Internet TV
    Smart TV
    Operating System Version
    Operating System Installed
    Design
    LED Indicators
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Certificates
    Energy Star Certified
    Performance
    Local Dimming
    Packaging Content
    Pair of 3D Glasses Included
    3D Glasses Quantity
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Ethernet Port
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Wi-Fi Standards
    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)
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    Composite Video in
    Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    RS-232C Port
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Package Height
    Package Width

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    lg 60uh8500, lg 240hz

    Barcodes

     00719192603578

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