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LG OLED55B8PUA
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LG OLED55B8PUA
98
Reviews
1,005 Reviews + 15 Awards
87
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Popularity
Widely Available
78
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Running Costs
$120 Over 5 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
The highest scoring OLED TV on the market, with a very good spec and a reasonable price. It supports timeshift and Picture-in-Picture, features voice control and has a game mode. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has excellent picture quality and sound quality, and it's really well designed.
Features We Love:
LG ThinQ AI
LG Perfect Colour
LG Perfect Black
Infinite contrast
Tru color accuracy
Large display diagonal (55")
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG OLED55B8PUA number 1 in OLED TVs, number 2 in 55 inch TVs and number 4 in 4K TVs.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
87
Features
87
Popularity
78
Value for Money
86
Running Costs

87

87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

customers report that it has terrific expert reviews and terrific user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this TV to others.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.
This TV has running costs of $120 over 5 years, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
It has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Features OLED / QLED technology
Thinner than average
Supports timeshift
Perfect colour on perfect black
A brilliant brain, 7, an intelligent processor
4K cinema HDR, delivering the filmmaker's vision
Dolby atmos 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.

98
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.8 stars (1,005 reviews)

85%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
858 Reviews
4 Stars
92 Reviews
3 Stars
13 Reviews
2 Stars
8 Reviews
1 Star
17 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
486
30
Sound Quality
185
13
Noise Level
0
3
Design
181
3
Smart Features
26
2
Ease of Use
130
1
Features
24
1
Price
88
22
Remote Control
30
3
Robustness
81
5
Connectivity
81
4
Watching Films
16
1
High Definition Quality
15
2
Gaming
8
1
Size and Weight
23
4
Watching Sport
7
0
Stand
2
0
Wall Mounting
2
0
Environmental Considerations
3
1
Support
2
1
8 Out of 10 People Thought This TV Had a Good Price
  • ... 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
  • ... were pixelating.Not the most expensive tv on the market but fantastic value for the quality...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • ... all stuff like BBC and ITV players, Netflix, PLEX, NowTV etc... Excellent value for money. Hide...
    Anonymous - Johnlewis.com 12 Mar 2019
  • GREAT TV FOR AN EVEN BETTER PRICE!!!!! Top of the line!
    Sgbklynsg - Bestbuy.com 22 Mar 2019
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Reliable

    More than 30 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really well-built and several people thought that it was also really well made and strong and durable.

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    Very Well-Built
    35 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... movie. You won't be able to go back to a non OLED display. Build quality is top notch as well. There are almost no bezels and the display is very thin. ...
    Jame - Bestbuy.com 18 Feb 2019
  • Demonic scored Build Quality 100 out of 100
    Demonic - Johnlewis.com 11 Apr 2019
  • Zeno9320 scored Build Quality 100 out of 100
    Zeno9320 - Johnlewis.com 29 Mar 2019
  • HAPPYVIEWER28 scored Build Quality 100 out of 100
    HAPPYVIEWER28 - Johnlewis.com 29 Mar 2019
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    Very Well Made
    11 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Really Strong and Durable
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Was Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really thin and was a very good size.

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    Very Thin
    12 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... 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
  • ... does not disappoint in any way. The picture is superb, the sound is excellent for a super thin TV and its easy to navigate even for a non-tech person like ...
    DazMunns - Argos.co.uk 3 Jun 2019
  • 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
  • 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
  • View All Reviews About Thinner
    A Superb Size
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 100 People Thought it Had a Good Design

    Over 60 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was very well designed and good-looking. Three people also thought that it was smooth.

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    Really Well Designed
    76 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... as said above the overall design is better single sheet of glass bonded to a sheet of steel for strength so no large back only half of a normal one this TV fits a 300 200 vesa bracket...
    Bovine66 - Argos.co.uk 30 Jan 2019
  • Good design , easy to use ,a Sharp picture ,i was looking for about 5weeks for a new tv, kept going back to this one and decided to get it and iam NOT ...
    Terry - Ao.com 20 Jan 2019
  • Great picture quality. Great design. User manual has limited detail.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2018
  • ... bargain...Great price for an OLED TV. Typically good OLED picture quality. Beautiful design. Picture quality falls short of step-up LG 2018 OLED models. ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
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    Very Good-Looking
    68 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Smooth
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Was Easy to Use

    Over 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really easy to use and over 30 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 superb controls.

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    Very Easy to Use
    59 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
  • ... is very thin to mount on the wall. Picture is crystal clear and technology easy to use...
    Travelrn - Bestbuy.com 29 Nov 2018
  • Absolutely fantastic, picture quality exceptional, easy to use. Also bought a LG sound bar which just took the sound to another level...
    Leigh - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
  • The TV is excellent quality, the picture is crisp and it's very easy to use.. sound is actually pretty good too!
    Joe - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
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    Very Easy to Setup
    31 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Outstanding Controls
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 20 People Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Has Useful Technical Features

    More than 20 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had good 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
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Had Good Connectivity

    More than 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was excellent in terms of connectivity and two people thought that it also had wifi capacity.

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    Superb in Terms of Connectivity
    53 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
  • ... and contrast also good connectivity Good sound for such a thin tv Looks much better when is mounted on the wall Great customer service , special thanks ...
    Pit - Argos.co.uk 1 Apr 2019
  • TheFaithfulPenguin scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    TheFaithfulPenguin - Argos.co.uk 28 Apr 2019
  • DazMunns scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    DazMunns - Argos.co.uk 3 Jun 2019
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    Has Wifi Capacity
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Two People Thought This TV Had Good Technical Guidance

    Two people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had good instructions.

  • ... found the "set-up" pretty uncomplicated, but I found a GREAT guide source (and product testing source) at www.rtings.com.My wife (we're 62 and 66 YOA) ...
    Mack - Bestbuy.com 4 Aug 2018
  • ... clear motion. Out the box is already great, but following an online calibration guide improved it further. Definitely recommend...
    Oli - Ao.com 7 Apr 2019
  • Two People Thought it Had Been Designed With Environmental Issues in Mind
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    Four People Thought it Was a Bit Noisy

    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
  • More Than 500 People Thought This TV Had a Good Image Quality

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

    View All Reviews About Picture Quality
    Has Brilliant Picture Quality
    395 people agree
    23 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
  • ... installed Sky Q to get the best out of the tv but playing it through a normal roof aerial produced excellent picture but some freeview channels were pixelating.Not ...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • Great OLED TV! Outstanding picture quality. Love 4K HDR although available programming is limited. Paired with Sonos Beam to get great sound connected ...
    ATLgadgets - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has Very Good Colour Saturation
    44 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Very Good Contrast Ratio
    23 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Very Good Screen
    19 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Superb 4k Picture
    15 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has Superb High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    13 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Displays Blacks Well
    12 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Sharp Image
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Superb for Playing Games On
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Upscaling
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has Good Motion Handling
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching Movies
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Wide Viewing Angle
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Produced High Quality Sound

    More than 100 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had superb 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
  • ... the TV paired with a Samsung HW-N950 Dolby Atmos & DTS: X soundbar & films sound AWESOME. All the catchup tv channels plus Netflix & YouTube. Brilliant ...
    TheFaithfulPenguin - Argos.co.uk 28 Apr 2019
  • ... rid of my curved Samsung for this wonderful OLED TV. Picture and sound quality excellent, magic remote a pleasure to use. Connects easily to all of my ...
    Patrick - Argos.co.uk 2 Apr 2019
  • ... 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
  • Over 10 People Thought it Had Good Smart Features

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

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    Has Good Apps
    10 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
  • ... inclusion of Dolby Atmos and not forgetting the picture quality. The selection of apps is amazing also in the video player can chew through anything you ...
    Tireddad15 - Johnlewis.com 2 May 2019
  • ... 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
  • ... 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
  • View All Reviews About Apps
    Has Good Voice Control
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching Freeview TV
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Good for Watching YouTube On
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Browsing
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought This TV Had a Useful Remote Control

    More than 20 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had an outstanding 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
  • Some Owners 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
  • Some Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Was Well Suited to 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
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Superior High Def Picture

    More than 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
  • The Vast Majority of 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
    8 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... reading reviews decided on this model picture is fantastic and sound too Netflix is amazing and YouTube videos. would definitely recommend this item thank ...
    Skyblue1 - Argos.co.uk 27 Jun 2019
  • ... 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 31 Jan 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
  • View All Reviews About Netflix
    Good for Watching Films
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Four People Thought This TV 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 Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA 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
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

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

    The OLED55B8SLC 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.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the LG OLED55B8SLC of 55" is larger than average when compared to most other TVs. It is larger than 75% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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    Features OLED / QLED Technology

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

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    Thinner Than Average
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    The OLED55B8SLC's thickness of only 46.9mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 82% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The average thickness of all televisions is 76mm, with the thinnest being 2.7mm and the thickest being 970mm.

    What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
    Not 3D

    The LG OLED55B8SLC is not 3D. 80% of televisions are also not 3D.

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    Supports Timeshift
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports timeshift. 81% of TVs do not support timeshift.

    What is timeshift? Less Edit
    Has a Game Mode
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    The OLED55B8SLC has a game mode. 66% of TVs do not have a game mode.

    What is a game mode? Less Edit
    Features Voice Control
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    The OLED55B8SLC features voice control. 84% of televisions do not feature voice control.

    What is voice control? Less Edit
    Supports Picture-in-Picture
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Has a Smartphone Remote App
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    The OLED55B8SLC has a smartphone remote app. 83% of televisions do not have a smartphone remote app.

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 79% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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    Supports Parental Controls
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports parental controls, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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    Features USB Recording
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    The OLED55B8SLC features USB recording. 88% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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    Features Local Dimming
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC features local dimming, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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    Supports Miracast
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    The OLED55B8SLC supports Miracast. 84% of TVs do not support Miracast.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The OLED55B8SLC features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 80% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports screen mirroring, unlike 83% of televisions which do not support screen mirroring.

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    Supports Noise Reduction
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports noise reduction, which is unusual. 79% of televisions do not support noise reduction.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The OLED55B8SLC has a desktop stand included, which is unusual. 54% of televisions do not have a desktop stand included.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The OLED55B8SLC has an ethernet port, as do 65% of televisions.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The lowest RMS rated power of televisions is 2W, the highest is 520W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The OLED55B8SLC's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 5% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Subwoofer
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    The LG OLED55B8SLC has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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    Features Extended PVR

    The OLED55B8SLC features extended PVR, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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    Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

    The OLED55B8SLC supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), which is unusual. 93% of televisions do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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    Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

    The OLED55B8SLC supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), which is unusual. 95% of televisions do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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    Has an Equalizer

    The OLED55B8SLC has an equalizer. 91% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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

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    Has a Light Sensor

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

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    Supports AptX Audio Decoding

    The LG OLED55B8SLC supports aptX audio decoding, unlike 99% of TVs which do not support aptX audio decoding.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The LG OLED55B8PUA has been listed on Kagoo since June 2018 and is currently ranked number 10 out of 887 TVs.
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    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 OLED55B8PUA, 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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    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,199.95 it is more expensive than 70% of TVs.

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    What the Reviews Say

    8 out of 10 people thought this TV had a good price
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    Running Costs

    LG OLED55B8PUA Running Costs

    The average 5 year running cost of the OLED55B8PUA is $120 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,400+ TVs that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on $119
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    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    How Big is the LG OLED55B8PUA?

    The LG OLED55B8PUA is 1,228mm wide and 707mm tall. It is 46.9mm thick and weighs 16.3kg.

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    Frequently Asked Questions About the LG OLED55B8PUA

    QWhat is the HD type of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA is a 4K TV.
    QWhat is the display diagonal of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA is a 55 inch TV.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA feature OLED / QLED technology?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA features OLED / QLED technology.
    QWhat is the thickness of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA has a thickness of 46.9 millimeters.
    QIs the LG OLED55B8PUA 3D?
    ANo, the LG OLED55B8PUA is not 3D.
    QWhat is the typical contrast ratio of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA has typical contrast ratio.
    QWhat is the LED backlighting type of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA has an led backlight LED backlighting type.
    QWhat is the screen shape of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA is a flat TV.
    QWhat is the aspect ratio of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA supports a high-definition tv (16:9) aspect ratio.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA have a built-in subwoofer?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA has a built-in subwoofer.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support timeshift?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports timeshift.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support screen mirroring?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports screen mirroring.
    QIs the LG OLED55B8PUA Smart TV?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA is Smart TV.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support VESA mounting?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA is a TV which supports VESA mounting.
    QWhat is the energy efficiency class of the LG OLED55B8PUA?
    AThe LG OLED55B8PUA has an A energy efficiency class.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support parental controls?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports parental controls.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA have a smartphone remote app?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA has a smartphone remote app.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA have a game mode?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA has a game mode.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA is a TV which features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA feature local dimming?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA features local dimming.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA feature USB recording?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA is a TV which features USB recording.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support noise reduction?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports noise reduction.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support ConnectShare (HDD)?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA is a TV which supports ConnectShare (HDD).
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support 4K Ultra HD upscaling?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA is a TV which supports 4K Ultra HD upscaling.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support Wi-Fi?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports Wi-Fi.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support Bluetooth?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports Bluetooth.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA have an ethernet port?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA has an ethernet port.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support Miracast?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports Miracast.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support Wi-Fi Direct?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports Wi-Fi Direct.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA support Picture-in-Picture?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA supports Picture-in-Picture.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA feature voice control?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA features voice control.
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA have a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)?
    ANo, the LG OLED55B8PUA does not have a Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL).
    QDoes the LG OLED55B8PUA have a desktop stand included?
    AYes, the LG OLED55B8PUA has a desktop stand included.
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    LG OLED55B8PUA Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    3D
    LED Backlighting Type
    Screen Shape
    Display Resolution
    Peak Luminance Ratio
    Supported Video Mode
    Aspect Ratio
    Display Colours
    Colour Depth
    Display Technology
    Screen Format Adjustments
    Display Diagonal (Metric)
    Supported Graphics Resolutions
    Audio
    Equalizer
    Built-in Subwoofer
    Sound Effects
    Subwoofer RMS Power
    RMS Rated Power
    Built-in Speaker
    AptX Audio Decoding
    Audio System
    Dolby Technology
    Sound Modes
    Audio Decoders
    Multiroom Audio Technology
    Speaker
    Multiroom
    Smart TV
    Virtual Reality (VR) Ready
    MagicLink
    Video Apps
    Internet TV
    Intelligent Voice Recognition
    Intelligent Voice Recognition Languages
    Timeshift
    Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
    Screen Mirroring
    Network Streaming Services
    Smart TV
    Music Apps
    Operating System Version
    Operating System Installed
    App Store
    Other Features
    Platform
    USB Port
    HDMI
    Dimensions (WxDxH)
    Sound Enhancement Technology
    Speakers
    Picture Enhancement
    Audio Power
    Processor Cores
    Audio Output
    USB Playback
    Material
    Resolution
    Surround Modes
    Stand
    On-Screen Instruction Manual
    Digital TV Tuner
    Weight (Without Stand)
    Built-in Processor
    Auto Digital Tuning
    Output Power
    Bezel Width
    Design
    On/off Switch
    Wall Mountable
    VESA Mounting Interfaces
    Colour
    VESA Mounting
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Power Consumption (Standby)
    Annual Energy Consumption
    AC Input Voltage
    AC Input Frequency
    Energy Saving Mode
    Energy Efficiency Scale
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Energy Star Certified
    Certification
    TV Tuner
    Auto Channel Search
    Tuner Type
    Triple Tuner
    Digital Signal Format System
    Supported TV Bands
    Analog Signal Format System
    Tuner
    Performance
    Parental Controls
    Smartphone Remote App
    Game Mode
    Digital Video Recording (DVR)
    Light Sensor
    High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Local Dimming
    USB Recording
    Extended PVR
    Noise Reduction
    Video Formats Supported
    Audio Formats Supported
    Image Formats Supported
    ConnectShare (HDD)
    Teletext Function
    Teletext
    Supported File Systems
    Video Compression Formats
    Auto Depth Enhancer
    High Dynamic Range (HDR) 1000
    4K Ultra HD Upscaling
    Smart Remote Support
    Dolby Vision
    Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)
    High Dynamic Range 10 (HDR10)
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Ethernet Port
    Miracast
    Wi-Fi Direct
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Browsing
    Wi-Fi Standards
    Web Browser
    Bluetooth Version
    Management Features
    Auto Power Off System
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    Picture-in-Picture
    On/Off Timer
    Voice Control
    Sleep Timer
    On Screen Display (OSD)
    Number of OSD Languages
    Programming Period
    My Channel Function
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Stand Weight
    Weight With Stand
    Depth (With Stand)
    Height (With Stand)
    Width (With Stand)
    Height
    Width
    Width (Without Stand)
    Depth (Without Stand)
    Height (Without Stand)
    Ports & Interfaces
    Common Interface (CI) Slot
    DVI Port
    PC in (D-Sub) Port
    Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
    Headphone Outputs
    Common Interface Plus (CI+)
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
    RF Port
    Digital Audio Optical Out
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port
    Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
    Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Audio (L,R) Out
    Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
    Headphone Out
    Operational Conditions
    Operating Temperature (T-T)
    Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Storage Temperature (T-T)
    Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
    Technical Details
    Dolby Technologies
    Smart TV Features
    HEVC Support
    Smart TV & Apps
    TV Tuner
    HDMI Connection
    Other Features
    Dimensions (WxDxH) (Without Base)
    Built-in WiFi
    Packaging Data
    Package Weight
    Desktop Stand Included
    Package Height
    Handheld Remote Control
    Package Depth
    Package Width
    Package Type
    Batteries Included
    Battery Type
    Remote Control Type
    Cables Included
    Quick Start Guide
    Manual
    Number of Batteries Supported
    Quick Installation Guide
    Electric Adjustable Stand
    Wall Bracket
    Interface Adapters Included
    Special Features
    LG ThinQ AI
    LG Perfect Colour
    LG Perfect Black
    Infinite Contrast
    Tru Color Accuracy

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    lg electronics oled55b8slc, lg electronics oled55b8pla, oled55b8pla oled55b8pla, oled55b8slc oled55b8slc, lg electronics 55b8pla, menu oled55b8slc, lg oled55b8pla, oled55b8slcavs, lg oled55b8slc, oled55b8plab, lg 20843925, lg 6smart, lg 8smart, lg 2smart, lg 1smart, lg 3smart, lg 55quot, lg 17881, lg 2160p, lg 18661

    Barcodes

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