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LG OLED55B8PUA

LG OLED55B8PUA
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506 Reviews + 9 Awards
91
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Widely Available
82
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
13 Months Old
64
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A powerful and multi award winning 4K 55" television, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 8 further awards from other expert sites and a huge 1 OLED / QLED technology. It supports Picture-in-Picture and timeshift, features voice control and has a game mode. Customers report that it has very good picture quality and sound quality, and it's very good-looking.
Features We Love:
LG ThinQ AI
LG Perfect Colour
LG Perfect Black
Infinite contrast
Tru color accuracy
Techradar Great Value homecinemachoice.com Recommended avforums.com Best Buy Expert Reviews Recommended
55"
46.9MM
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $965 on eBay 42 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.

There is a 81% chance that the price of the LG OLED55B8PUA will go down in the next 2 weeks. We forecast that prices will drop by up to $122 over this period.

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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG OLED55B8PUA number 2 in Netflix recommended TVs, number 11 in OLED TVs and number 40 in 55 inch TVs.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
91
Features
93
Popularity
83
Value for Money
86
Age
64
Running Costs

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89
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 89?

reviews indicate that it has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus four other sites and a "Great Value" from Techradar.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £150 over 5 years are pretty average compared to the other 5,200+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
This LG TV has some great features:
4K
Large display diagonal
Features OLED / QLED technology
Thinner than average
Perfect colour on perfect black
A brilliant brain, 7, an intelligent processor
4K cinema HDR, delivering the filmmaker's vision
Dolby atmos<br>cinematic sound at home

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.

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the OLED55B8PUA with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport. It is also very good for watching films as well being very good for playing games.
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Average Review Score

4.8 stars (955 reviews)

85%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
814 Reviews
4 Stars
88 Reviews
3 Stars
13 Reviews
2 Stars
8 Reviews
1 Star
15 Reviews
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8 Recommended Awards

The LG OLED55B8PUA has received eight Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Expert Reviews, homecinemachoice.com and prohardver.hu.
Recommended from Expert Reviews Recommended from homecinemachoice.com Recommended from prohardver.hu Recommended from rtvmaniak.pl Recommended from whatnext.pl Recommended from datormagazin.se Recommended from M3.idg.se Recommended from gagadget.com

2 Especially Recommended 6 Star Awards

This TV has received an Especially Recommended 6 Star Award from expert review sites lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no.
Especially Recommended 6 Star from lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 6 Star from Lydogbilde.no

5 Further Awards

It's received five Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Techradar, avforums.com and benchmark.pl.
Great Value from Techradar Best Buy from avforums.com Great Product from benchmark.pl Especially Recommended from ljudochbild.se Test Winner from audiovision.de

What Are People Saying About the LG OLED55B8PUA?

Picture Quality
351
23
Sound Quality
114
9
Noise Level
0
2
Design
120
3
Smart Features
15
2
Ease of Use
96
1
Features
17
1
Price
67
18
Remote Control
21
2
Watching Films
12
1
High Definition Quality
10
2
Connectivity
30
3
Gaming
6
1
Robustness
18
1
Size and Weight
15
3
Watching Sport
4
0
Stand
1
0
Environmental Considerations
2
1
Wall Mounting
1
0
Support
1
0
The Majority of Customers Thought it Was Fairly Priced
  • ... price, the B8 is a superb choice and offers what we consider to be the best value of all 2018 OLED TVs we've looked at so far. Yes it underperforms the ...
    4k.com 24 Jul 2018
  • GREAT TV FOR AN EVEN BETTER PRICE!!!!! Top of the line!
    Sgbklynsg - Bestbuy.com 22 Mar 2019
  • ... were pixelating.Not the most expensive tv on the market but fantastic value for the quality...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • ... coulours really pop Black is black and white is white fantastic value so happy with this purchase fully recommend...
    Kitty - Ao.com 22 Oct 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Was Robust

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really well made and strong and durable.

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    Very Well Made
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Easily put together and wired up. The slickest initial on screen set up I've seen. Love the feature that shows which HDMI connected device has just been ...
    NIXL - Johnlewis.com 11 Dec 2018
  • ... arrived thanks to AO its even better! 4K movies streamed from amazon prime or Netflix on the built in apps are unreal. Sports in ultra 4K even better with ...
    Heapster - Ao.com 24 Jan 2019
  • ... picture quality is fantastic and the voice control and built in Google Assistant makes using the TV fantastic...
    Broderick - Bestbuy.com 6 Jan 2019
  • ... surround sound effect. Also the tv has Dolby Atmos support. Usually built in speakers are lame but not this tv's. I could and would totally use the tv ...
    Jame - Bestbuy.com 18 Feb 2019
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    Really Strong and Durable
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really thin and was an excellent size.

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    Very Thin
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Super slim tv and picture is fantastic! Crisp & clear. We've installed Sky Q to get the best out of the tv but playing it through a normal roof aerial ...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • ... and sound. Stylish and basically does what it says on the tin with no wide surround border just very thin glass corner to corner. I would definitely recommend ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 Aug 2018
  • Fantastic picture. Deep blacks (as black as the very thin bezel. Lots of picture options. Supports 1080p 120hz on pc and a great 4k picture. Gaming mode ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Oct 2018
  • Lovely picture and sound quality. Good looking thin frame TV. Excellent smart TV apps. Stable WiFi connection. Only minor problems. I'm not keen on the ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2018
  • View All Reviews About Slim
    A Superb Size
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 100 People Thought it Was Thoughtfully Designed

    More than 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really good-looking and well designed. Three people also thought that it was smooth.

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    Really Good-Looking
    65 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... expensive OLED TVs for 2018, the OLED55B8PLA still retains more than enough OLED picture quality DNA to look like a serious bargain. The OLED55B8PLA is ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • ... picture performer. But the LG OLED55B8PLA still retains more than enough quintessential OLED quality to look like a serious bargain...Great price for an ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • ... processing power keeps the picture sharp, crisp and jutter free. Sports look fantastic and gaming is smooth. I recommend using custom settings (which can ...
    Steve - Bestbuy.com 8 Nov 2018
  • ... most titles on 4k UHD Blurays that have them. Videogames look awesome with more colors that seem to pop more. Overall, very happy!
    Miguy - Bestbuy.com 20 Dec 2018
  • View All Reviews About Beautiful
    Very Well Designed
    57 people agree
    No people disagree
    Smooth
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 People Thought This TV Was Easy to Use

    Over 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really easy to use and more than 20 people thought that it was also very easy to setup. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it had a good interface and had outstanding controls.

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    Really Easy to Use
    55 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... quality is pin sharp, the sound is excellent (I have no soundbar) and it's easy to use. Hide...
    KitKat179 - Johnlewis.com 11 Dec 2018
  • ... there, so many features I don't think they missed anything on this TV, easy to use, I definitely give it a 10+...
    BeeMar - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
  • ... amazing, most notably the darkness of any black. The remote and onscreen menus are really easy to use. Build quality and finish is excellent...
    SilentDancer - Johnlewis.com 30 Mar 2019
  • ... also hooked up and the change from previous tv to this one is immense! Very easy to use, intuitive menu system but above all quality of picture is top. ...
    SKV1 - Johnlewis.com 19 Mar 2019
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    Very Easy to Setup
    29 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Superb Controls
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 10 People Thought This TV Has Useful Technical Features

    Over 10 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had excellent features.

  • ... factor that has made OLED such a hit with AV fans. That, together with a strong feature count, sh...Great price for OLED. Good picture quality. Gorgeous ...
    Techradar 4 Nov 2018
  • Brilliant product with superb features, I hope it is as durable as it's quality...
    Nisar72 - Johnlewis.com 22 Jan 2019
  • Excellent OLED TV! Beautiful picture, outstanding features...
    Goose - Bestbuy.com 16 Mar 2019
  • ... initial on screen set up I've seen. Love the feature that shows which HDMI connected device has just been powered up...
    NIXL - Johnlewis.com 11 Dec 2018
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought This TV Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices

    Over 30 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was outstanding in terms of connectivity and two people thought that it also had wifi capacity.

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    Very Good in Terms of Connectivity
    30 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... that, the picture is amazing!It's OS is amazing and very fast. Connectivity is brilliant and the controller is a revelation. Very Happy...
    TP - Argos.co.uk 29 Jan 2019
  • TP scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    TP - Argos.co.uk 29 Jan 2019
  • Perjacque scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    Perjacque - Argos.co.uk 28 Nov 2018
  • Clarkey scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    Clarkey - Argos.co.uk 6 Sep 2018
  • View All Reviews About Connectivity
    Has Wifi Capacity
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    Two People Thought This TV Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind
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    Four People Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Three people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was noisy.

  • ... system. Lacks a little brightness. Doesn't use latest processing. Dark scene video noise. Slightly soft HD upscaling.
    Techradar 4 Nov 2018
  • ... networks. LG customer service guided me through multiple attempts to rectify the issue using the “Clear Panel Noise” feature with no success. ...
    GeneZ - Bestbuy.com 29 Jan 2019
  • ... Unfortunately it only lasted 3 months. The burn-in was back even with regular use of the “Clear Panel Noise” as LG instructed. The second reason ...
    GeneZ - Bestbuy.com 29 Jan 2019
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Produced a High Quality Image

    More than 300 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had superb picture quality and over 40 people thought that it also had excellent colour saturation. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that more than 10 people thought that it had a very good contrast ratio and screen. Over 10 people also thought that it had a superb 4k picture and had brilliant High Dynamic Range (HDR). Our analysis also found that several people thought that it really displayed blacks well, had a sharp image and was good for playing games on.

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    Has Outstanding Picture Quality
    340 people agree
    20 people disagree
  • ... This may well be all many... If you can afford it, LG's OLED55C8 is a significantly better picture performer. But the LG OLED55B8PLA still retains more ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • ... expensive OLED TVs for 2018, the OLED55B8PLA still retains more than enough OLED picture quality DNA to look like a serious bargain. The OLED55B8PLA is ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • Superb Picture quality with 4K UHD with HDR . The colors just come to life...
    Rodar - Bestbuy.com 19 Sep 2018
  • .Outstanding picture coupled with ease of use. OLED technology offers best picture quality...
    Patty - Bestbuy.com 29 Mar 2019
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has Very Good Colour Saturation
    43 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has an Outstanding Contrast Ratio
    23 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has an Excellent Screen
    19 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Superb 4k Picture
    14 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Superb High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    12 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Displays Blacks Well
    11 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Sharp Image
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Playing Games On
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Motion Handling
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Upscaling
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Good for Watching Movies
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Wide Viewing Angle
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 100 People Thought it Produced High Quality Audio

    More than 100 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had excellent sound quality.

  • ... technology is the greatest. It also has a tremendous sound system in it that makes me feel like I don't need a sound bar. I think if you buy this TV you ...
    Bill - Bestbuy.com 11 Nov 2018
  • ... internal speakers are quite nice as well. However I did connect a Bose soundbar to it for even better sound...
    Greg - Bestbuy.com 12 Apr 2019
  • Easy set up & the best picture quality ever. The sound is outstanding...
    Eagle2134 - Bestbuy.com 15 Dec 2018
  • This OLED TV has a great picture. Sound is better than most, but I added an LG sound bar Ilove the TV...
    Andy - Bestbuy.com 29 Jan 2019
  • Over 10 People Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Had Good Smart Features

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had good apps, voice control and was good for browsing.

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    Has Good Apps
    8 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... an amazing image. So many great features. Easy to use and so many fun apps Easy to set up as well...
    Mags - Bestbuy.com 2 Nov 2018
  • ... I purchased this TV, the picture is great and the connectivity and apps are spot on. Works great with Xbox one X for 4K gaming...
    Jo - Argos.co.uk 28 Nov 2018
  • ... and the online connectivity of this TV is flawless and seamles. Apps are easily accessed and downloaded, setup is simple and straightforward, and the overall ...
    Owner - Bestbuy.com 21 Dec 2018
  • ... and it works. Excellent remote with a mix of 'wand style's and buttons making using apps and the TV portion functional. Limited picture settings. Apps ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 7 Nov 2018
  • View All Reviews About Apps
    Has Good Voice Control
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Browsing
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching YouTube On
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 Customers Thought This TV Had a Good Remote Control

    More than 20 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had a superb remote control.

  • ... need a sound bar. The user interface is super easy and the magic remote control is not just a gimmick...
    Brummie - Argos.co.uk 16 Jan 2019
  • ... mount and looks good on the wall. SMART features also work well with an excellent remote control and user interface. Top marks, Highly recommended. Hide...
    Iahmad100 - Johnlewis.com 22 Oct 2018
  • ... understatement, fast refresh is an understatement & ease of operation with that smart remote is AWESOME! I only wish that cable companies could keep up ...
    OBob - Bestbuy.com 19 Oct 2018
  • Can't stop watching the LG OLED. Looks great on and off. Love the remote. Sound is good too...
    Larry - Bestbuy.com 21 Feb 2019
  • Two People Thought it Had a Good Stand

    Two people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had a good stand.

  • ... multiple picture type options. Set up was really easy (including putting it on stand - although probably best to have two of you) and the stand is high ...
    Hod75 - Johnlewis.com 12 Feb 2019
  • ... the stand is high enough that we can have our sound bar infront without impacting on screen view (we thought we'd have to buy a new tv stand because of this, ...
    Hod75 - Johnlewis.com 12 Feb 2019
  • Two People Thought it Was Suitable for Wall Mounting

    Two people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for wall mounting.

  • Light and easy to wall mount. Amazing picture quality. Easy to set up and access all it's functions. Would recommend to others. Don't have anything to ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 9 Sep 2018
  • ... blacks and colour vibrancy coupled with stunning clarity. It was relatively easy to wall mount and looks good on the wall. SMART features also work well ...
    Iahmad100 - Johnlewis.com 22 Oct 2018
  • Over 10 People Thought This TV Had a Superior High Def Picture

    Over 10 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was superb at displaying high definition TV.

  • ... metadata HDR, WebOS smart TV and a new de-contouring feature. It's a 4K Ultra HD TV with... 9This review would not have been possible without the support ...
    avforums.com 12 Oct 2018
  • ... content like in the action movie I mentioned above and sports.Along with the excellent HD picture, excellent UHD performance, and very effective HDR, an ...
    RKG1 - Bestbuy.com 27 Feb 2019
  • Nice size at 55inch, pictures are excellent on hd and then to another level on 4K. I've seen no tv produce black like this one does. Very happy sky sports ...
    Michael - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
  • Make sure you try this TV with ultra HD 4K content to really see how amazing this TV is. I recommend downloading the Dolby Access app to see just how awesome ...
    C0rnchip - Bestbuy.com 9 Nov 2018
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Good for Watching Films

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for watching Netflix and for watching films.

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    Good for Watching Netflix
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... turning it on and walking through the setup i was watching my new tv. Built in Netflix and Amazon prime buttons on the remote (with speaking capabilities) ...
    Dave - Bestbuy.com 1 Feb 2019
  • ... almost makes me feel like I'm in the movie/show that I'm watching. We enjoy Netflix and Amazon so it is nice to have those choices right on the remote. ...
    CAnn - Bestbuy.com 12 Nov 2018
  • ... and watched movies on this tv and it is a good television. Netflix has some good 4K content and the colors are eye popping compared to my plasma. Movies ...
    CJ45 - Bestbuy.com 14 Sep 2018
  • ... room. Blacks are phenomenal. Setup is easy and remote easy to use. Quick access to Netflix and Amazon Prime, casting from phone is simple...
    Daggydog - Bestbuy.com 5 Apr 2019
  • View All Reviews About Netflix
    Good for Watching Films
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Some Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Was Good for Watching Sport

    Four people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for watching sport.

  • ... is awesome. Watching 4K is a terrific viewing experience and sports viewing is exceptional. My viewing distance is about 9 feet, and the 55" screen is ...
    SID18 - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
  • ... ,clouds etc it's very obvious and near black is not defined ,sport looks good turn true motion off ,colours lovely ,smart side of TV is very good and looks ...
    Gary - Ao.com 2 Feb 2019
  • ... prime or Netflix on the built in apps are unreal. Sports in ultra 4K even better with crystal clear pictures. My previous telly was LG and this one is ...
    Heapster - Ao.com 24 Jan 2019
  • ... on 4K. I've seen no tv produce black like this one does. Very happy sky sports is great in 4K. Only niggle in this set is the speaker system is a bit weak. ...
    Michael - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Good for Gaming

    Eight people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for gaming.

  • ... content. The usual perfect OLED contrast and black levels. Great performer for console gaming. Wonderful viewing angles. Superb color rendering. Possible ...
    4k.com 24 Jul 2018
  • ... picture options. Supports 1080p 120hz on pc and a great 4k picture. Gaming mode is fantastic and low latency.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Oct 2018
  • ... away. I keep watching new things just to see what they look like. Gaming is incredible, and the built-in UI is really easy to use and super fast. Highly ...
    Tegan - Bestbuy.com 24 Oct 2018
  • ... the picture sharp, crisp and jutter free. Sports look fantastic and gaming is smooth. I recommend using custom settings (which can be found thru a simple ...
    Steve - Bestbuy.com 8 Nov 2018
  • How Good Are LG Televisions?

    91
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    4K
    Large display diagonal
    Features OLED / QLED technology
    Thinner than average
    Supports Picture-in-Picture
    Has a game mode
    Features voice control
    Supports timeshift
    Has a smartphone remote app
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Features local dimming
    Supports screen mirroring
    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
    Supports parental controls
    Features USB recording
    Supports Miracast
    Supports Bluetooth
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Supports noise reduction
    Has an ethernet port
    Has a desktop stand included
    Three USB ports
    Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
    Has a light sensor
    High RMS rated power
    Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
    Has a built-in subwoofer
    Has an equalizer
    Not 3D
    Very slow high frequency rate

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of customers thought it was robust
    9 out of 10 owners thought the LG OLED55B8PUA was a good size
    More than 100 people thought it was thoughtfully designed
    9 out of 10 people thought this TV was easy to use
    Over 10 people thought this TV has useful technical features
    The vast majority of people thought this TV was easily connectable to other devices
    The vast majority of people thought it produced a high quality image
    More than 100 people thought it produced high quality audio
    Over 10 people thought the LG OLED55B8PUA had good smart features
    8 out of 10 customers thought this TV had a good remote control
    Two people thought it had a good stand
    Two people thought it was suitable for wall mounting
    Over 10 people thought this TV had a superior high def picture
    Some owners thought the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for watching sport
    The vast majority of people thought it was good for gaming
    Four people thought it did not have an acceptable noise level
    4K

    The highest resolution of the OLED55B8SLC is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a full hd TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all TVs is 8K and the worst is hd ready. 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 display diagonals of televisions range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The LG OLED55B8SLC's display diagonal of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 70% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Features OLED / QLED Technology

    The OLED55B8SLC features OLED / QLED technology, which is unusual. 97% of TVs do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

    What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
    Thinner Than Average
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    The thickness of the OLED55B8SLC of only 46.9mm is thinner than 83% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The thinnest thickness of TVs is 2.7mm, the thickest is 970mm, and the average thickness is 76mm.

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    Not 3D

    The OLED55B8SLC is not 3D, although keep in mind that 80% of televisions are also not 3D.

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    Supports Picture-in-Picture
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports Picture-in-Picture, unlike 78% of TVs which do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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    Has a Game Mode
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC has a game mode. 67% of TVs do not have a game mode.

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    Features Voice Control
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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    Supports Timeshift
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports timeshift, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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    Has a Smartphone Remote App
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC has a smartphone remote app, unlike 85% of televisions which do not have a smartphone remote app.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports Wi-Fi. 60% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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    Features Local Dimming
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    The OLED55B8SLC features local dimming. 78% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The OLED55B8SLC supports screen mirroring, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.

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    Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports Wi-Fi Direct. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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    Supports Parental Controls
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports parental controls, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not support parental controls.

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    Features USB Recording
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    The OLED55B8SLC features USB recording. 90% of televisions do not feature USB recording.

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    Supports Miracast
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports Miracast, unlike 84% of televisions which do not support Miracast.

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports Bluetooth, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support Bluetooth.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The OLED55B8SLC features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 82% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Very Slow High Frequency Rate

    The high frequency rates of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,800Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz. The high frequency rate of the OLED55B8SLC of only 60Hz is in the slowest 29% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Noise Reduction
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports noise reduction, unlike 80% of televisions which do not support noise reduction.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The OLED55B8SLC has an ethernet port, as do 64% of televisions.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC has a desktop stand included, which is unusual. 56% of televisions do not have a desktop stand included.

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    Three USB Ports
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    The OLED55B8SLC is a three USB port television. Most of the other televisions only have between one and two USB ports.

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    Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

    The OLED55B8SLC supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 93% of TVs which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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    Has a Light Sensor

    The OLED55B8SLC has a light sensor, which is unusual. 97% of televisions do not have a light sensor.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The LG OLED55B8SLC's RMS rated power of 40W is very high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 6% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The RMS rated powers of TVs range from 2W to 520W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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    Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 95% of TVs which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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    Has a Built-in Subwoofer

    The OLED55B8SLC has a built-in subwoofer. 91% of televisions do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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    Has an Equalizer

    The LG OLED55B8SLC has an equalizer, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The LG OLED55B8PUA has been listed on Kagoo since June 2018 and is currently ranked number 82 out of 1,147 TVs.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

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    What the Reviews Say

    The majority of customers thought it was fairly priced
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    Age

    LG OLED55B8PUA Release Date

    March 2018

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    Running Costs

    LG OLED55B8PUA Running Costs

    This television is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the OLED55B8SLC will cost £150 over 5 years to run, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,200+ TVs that we checked.

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    Europen European Energy Rating
    0.68T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    LG OLED55B8PUA Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    Clear Motion Rate (CMR)
    High Frequency Rate
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Supported Video Mode
    Aspect Ratio
    Display Refresh Rate Supported
    Display Colours
    Colour Depth
    Display Technology
    Screen Format Adjustments
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Audio
    Equalizer
    Built-in Subwoofer
    Subwoofer RMS Power
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    Audio System
    Dolby Technology
    Sound Modes
    Audio Decoders
    Audio Decoding Technology
    Multiroom Audio Technology
    Speaker
    Multiroom
    Smart TV
    Internet TV
    Intelligent Voice Recognition
    Timeshift
    Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)