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13 Reasons For
Excellent Expert Reviews
This television received an expert rating of 90% from tomsguide.com. That puts this 4K and 8K TV in the top 12% of all the 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
OLED55B6 owners on average rated this TV as superb.
According to sales data from Amazon, the OLED55B6 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought TVs in the last 3 months.
LG Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions
LG has good average ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire TV range.
Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the OLED55B6 only have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the OLED55B6 has three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Supports Smart TV Features
Like most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs, the OLED55B6 supports smart TV features.
We compared this television to all the other televisions which support smart TV features and we think the UN65KS9000[pl_3445820_price], and the UE55KS8000[pl_3346964_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.
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Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year, the LG OLED55B6 has a WiFi connection.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the UN65KS9000[pl_3445820_price], and the UE55KS8000[pl_3346964_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is OLED, which is typical of many recently released TVs.
Features OLED Technology
The OLED55B6 features OLED technology, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year which do not feature OLED technology.
Most 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months have between 1 and 11 loudspeakers, including the OLED55B6 which has four loudspeakers.
Four HDMI Ports
Most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the OLED55B6 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the LG OLED55B6 which has four HDMI ports.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The average RMS rated power of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OLED55B6 is 27W, and the RMS rated power range from 10W to 120W. At 40 Watts, the OLED55B6 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other recently released televisions.
The average thickness of comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the OLED55B6 is 62mm, and the thicknesses range from 30mm to 99mm. With a thickness of only 48.6 millimeters, the OLED55B6 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE55KS8000[plb_3346964_price] (40.8mm) which is also higher rated.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year, the OLED55B6 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as the OLED55B6, the LG OLED55B6 does not have a built-in camera.
Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard
This TV supports an IEEE 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec televisions that were released in the last 12 months is 140kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 212 kilowatt hours, the LG OLED55B6 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OLED55B6.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on latest 4K and 8K TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when this television was released.
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I purchased my 55" OLED about a month ago and the overall quality and performance still is staggering. This is the best TV I have ever owned bar none!! It was so easy to set up and I also had to... Read more…
I had a Pioneer Plasma set for the last 10 years and just loved it. The picture was the best around for many years. I decided to take the plunge and replace it with the OLED55B6P. I could not be... Read more…
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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