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LG OLED55B6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 557 reviews of LG OLED55B6. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the remote control and design. The sound and usability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the price. There are some critical reviews about the tuner and energy efficiency.

image quality, usability, sound, design, remote control

energy, tuner

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG OLED55B6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 100/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG OLED55B6

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of LG OLED55B6 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG OLED55B6V 55 inch 4K Ultra HD OLED Flat Smart TV webOS (2016 Model) - BlackLG OLED55B6V 55 inch 4K Ultra HD OLED Flat Smart TV webOS (2016 Model) - Black

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG OLED55B6

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of LG OLED55B6 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. People really like the durability and price. The sound and usability also get good feedback. There are some negative opinions about the size and connectivity.

image quality, usability, sound, price, durability

connectivity, size

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG Electronics OLED55B6P Flat 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model)LG Electronics OLED55B6P Flat 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV (2016 Model)

Nov, 2017

DT Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Caleb Denison (digitaltrends.com)

LG OLED55B6P 4K HDR OLED TV Review

 

LG's B6 OLED offers the best picture quality you can buy today, at the best price yet.

Nov, 2016

Editor's Choice

Expert review by: Will Greenwald (pcmag.com)

LG OLED55B6P

 

The OLEDB6P is LG's most affordable 4K HDR OLED TV series yet, and offers the superlative performance you can only get with an OLED panel.

Fantastic picture. Perfect black levels. HDR with wide color gamut.

WebOS is a bit light on apps. Fairly expensive.

LG has made another incredible television thanks to OLED technology. The perfect blacks and wide range of colors the panel can produce give the OLEDB6P series one of the best pictures available to consumers. OLED still carries a hefty premium, but the...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by: (cnet.com)

LG OLED55B6P

 

I expected the best picture quality ever, anchored by perfect black levels and viewing angles, along with expanded HDR compatibility for the widest access to the best video content available. I expected beautiful design and the thinnest panels around....

The LG B6 outperforms every other TV we've tested, with the exception of even more-expensive 2016 OLED TVs, which perform about the same. It evinced perfect black levels, wide viewing angles, accurate color and a brighter picture than last year. It's...

It's expensive.

LG's high-end 2016 OLED TVs deliver the best picture quality of any TV we've ever reviewed, and the B6 is the best value of the bunch.

Aug, 2016

TopTenREVIEWS - Silver Award - Awarded for excellence in design, usability and feature set

Expert review by: Jonathan Knoder (toptenreviews.com_old)

LG OLED55B6P Review

 

You aren't going to find better picture quality than the LG OLED TVs. The OLED55B6P is an amazing TV. It looks great, it's incredibly thin, it has a great remote that is comfortable to use and it has an easy-to-navigate interface. This is definitely...

The picture quality is amazing.

It doesn't have 3D capabilities.

This OLED LED TV is less expensive than our top performer and boasts equally impressive picture quality. This is an excellent choice if you want to save a little money on an OLED TV.

Jan, 2017

Editors' Choice

Expert review by: Lee Neikirk (reviewed.com)

LG B6 Series 4K OLED TV Review

 

All the steak of the flagship model without the sizzling price. OLED fans, rejoice!

Aug, 2016

TopTenREVIEWS - Silver Award - Awarded for excellence in design, usability and feature set

Expert review by: Jonathan Knoder (toptenreviews.com)

LG OLED55B6P Review

 

You aren't going to find better picture quality than the LG OLED TVs. The OLED55B6P is an amazing TV. It looks great, it's incredibly thin, it has a great remote that is comfortable to use and it has an easy-to-navigate interface. This is definitely...

The picture quality is amazing.

It doesn't have 3D capabilities.

This OLED LED TV is less expensive than our top performer and boasts equally impressive picture quality. This is an excellent choice if you want to save a little money on an OLED TV.

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Stephen (4k.com)

LG B6 Review – Flat-Screen 2016 OLED 4K HDR Ultra HD TV (OLED65B6P , OLED55B6P)

 

In 2016, LG has so far released four different OLED 4K TV models to the market and they can be divided into two broader categories: The G6/E6 Picture-on-Glass “top-shelf” TVs with their extremely unique design, and the more aesthetically conventional...

Extraordinary picture quality and color ; Stunning black levels and pixel-perfect dimming ; Amazing brightness by OLED standards ; HDR-compatible for HDR10 and Dolby Vision ; WebOS 3.0 is superb ; Incredible design

Peak brightness doesn’t match the best LCD capacity ; No 3D features ; Sluggish input lag for games in particular

LG’s B6 is just about the best 4K OLED TV we’ve yet seen if all factors INCLUDING price are weighed together. The flagship LG 2016 G6 and the second-tier E6 models are superior performers by slight margin and offer truly stunning new physical designs...

Aug, 2016

Techradar Great Value 2016

Expert review by: John Archer (techradar.com)

LG OLED55B6V review

 

LG's cheapest 4K OLED TV ever. Nuff said.

Often stunning picture quality ; Jaw-droppingly slim design ; Great smart TV system ; Affordable by OLED standards

Weak sound quality ; Clipping in bright areas ; Expensive by LCD standards ; Some motion issues

As the cheapest model in LG's 2016 4K OLED TV range, the £2,300 OLED55B6 lacks the build quality and design prowess of its more expensive siblings. Its sound is relatively flimsy, too. But crucially it still retains the same excellent smart TV system...

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

LG OLED55B6V review

 

One of the most affordable LG OLED TVs around, and still a joy to watch

Stunning black depth and strong contrast ; Superb detail and insight ; Clear picture, great colour balance ; Lovely to use ; Solid and full-bodied sound ; Attractive design

Rivals offer starker whites ; No 3D

The most affordable LG OLED is a joy to watch and deserves a place in your home

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

LG OLED55B6

 

Those pesky folk at LG sure are making us wait for the brand's 2016 OLED TV range. We've been itching to get our hands and eyes on one of these new sets ever since they blew away the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January, but still...

Apr, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus / DTS-HD
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Number of loudspeakers:4
Number of Speakers:1 / 4
RMS rated power:20 / 40
Sound modes:Game, Movie, Music, Speech, Sports, Standard / Game, Music, Standard
Subwoofer RMS power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Energy Star certified:Y
RoHS compliance: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black / Silver
Peak luminance ratio:65

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:10
Display Diagonal:54.6 / 55
Display Diagonal (metric):48.4 / 54.3 / 54.7
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:OLED
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:High Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9, Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 230
Annual Energy Consumption:212
Energy efficiency compliance:B
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):145

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Smartphone remote support: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 200 / 300 x 300 / 400 x 200

Management Features

ECO mode: Yes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
My Channel function:Y
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Game, Photo, Sports, Standard, Vivid / Cinema, Game, Photo, Standard, Vivid

Management features

Programming period:8

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Miracast:Y
Web browser:Y
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi Direct:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac
WLAN-ready: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Remote Control Type:MR15R

Packaging Data

Package depth:8.98
Package height:32.5
Package weight:55.3
Package width:57.1

Performance

Audio formats supported:MP3,OGG,WAV,WMA
Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Yes
Game mode: Yes
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Image formats supported:BMP,JPEG XR,PNG
Local dimming:Y / Yes
Luminance:65
Processor cores:4
Subtitles function: Yes
Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes
USB Recording:Y
Video compression format:MPEG2, MPEG4
Video formats supported:ASF,AVC,AVI,DAT,H.264,M4V,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG2,MPEG4,TP,TRP,TS,VOB,VP8,VP9,WMV / MPEG2,MPEG4
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface (CI):No / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.3
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):SimpLink
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP:Y / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI version:2.0a
Headphone outputs:1
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub):N / No
RF ports quantity:1 / 2
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
RS-232C ports:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2 / 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240 / 110 - 230 / 120
Annual Energy Consumption:212
Energy efficiency class:B
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):145

Smart TV

App store:LG Content Store
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Internet TV: Yes
Operating system installed:Web OS
Operating system version:3.0 / webOS 3.5
Smart TV:Y / Yes
Timeshift: Yes
Video apps:Netflix

Technical Details

Dolby technologies:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus
LED backlight:N

TV Tuner

Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-S2, DVB-T2 / DVB-S2, DVB-T2 / DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.91 / 2.2
Depth (with stand):6.9 / 8.86
Height:28.1 / 30.2
Height (with stand):29.9 / 30.2
Package depth:8.98
Package height:32.5
Package weight:55.3
Package width:57.1
Weight:29.1 / 33.7 / 37.7
Weight with stand:36.4 / 40.8 / 41
Width:48.4 / 48.7
Width (with stand):48.4 / 48.7