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LG 55SK8100 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of LG 55SK8100 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the design and price are on the whole positive. The sound and image quality are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the LG 55SK8100 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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we are pleased we bought this tv 55ins its great


bought this a month ago and very happy excellent picture and sound

Jan, 2019

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A very good tv


I normally stick to Sony but the Interface on Sony is a bit well let's say pants this LG however is absolutely fantastic to navigate and set up plus the the picture is great plus the sound is good cracking tv. And Levi the salesman was great turned...

Jan, 2019

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Bought this large TV just before Christmas and after a bit if fiddling with settings I am really pleased with it. Sound is surprisingly good from internal speakers (I have a Yamaha YAS107 soundbar) even though I have a soundbar I had to try them. Usual...

Dec, 2018

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Not the best TV you could go for.


I bought this TV a couple of weeks ago, expecting it to be really good, however after using it for quite some time now, I would honestly avoid it. The Good: LG remote - the smart remote is probably the best in the business OS- LG software is pretty...

Dec, 2018

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I expected an improvement from the 55” LG when compared with my ‘old' 50” Hisense 50M5500. I planned to go for a Samsung, but the salesman favoured the 55SK8100PLA. Something about viewing angles, which in my narrow room did not apply. Let's take a...

Dec, 2018

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Excellent 55 inch LV 4K TV


This television was bought 3 weeks ago to replace an 8 year old Samsung 40” model. The increase in size is compensated for by the much thinner bezel on the LV compared to the Samsung. The colour rendition is excellent and the inbuilt Netflix & Amazon...

Dec, 2018

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Fun TV with excelent Smart functions


A TV that looks good, sounds good (to me) and has the fun Smart features that work. Voice recognition and a sensible interactive remote. A TV to enjoy.

Dec, 2018

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All good


Good all round value for money TV. Very happy with my choice from this price bracket.

Dec, 2018

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Excellent TV


This is the best LCD on the market now, very easy to setup. Picture is amazing little bit dark but i like it

Dec, 2018

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Terrible software


I bought this TV a month ago and have since returned it. The main reasons the TV appealed to me was because of the smart features and the fact it has freeview play built in. I don't have Sky or any other TV subscriptions-only Netflix and Now TV which...

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications


aptX audio decoding:Y
Audio decoders:Dolby Atmos / DTS
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Atmos
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Sound modes:Clear Voice III


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y


On/Off switch:Y
Product color:Black / Silver
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 300


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:10
Display Diagonal:55
Display Diagonal (metric):54.7
Display refresh rates supported:50 Hz
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED / Edge-LED BLU
Motion interpolation technology:TruMotion 50 Hz
Peak luminance ratio:65
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9, Auto / Zoom
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080),3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080p,2160p

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
My Channel function:Y
Number of OSD languages:36
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On/Off timer:Y
Programming period:8
Sleep Timer:Y


Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:Y
Web browser:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Operational Conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Battery Type:AA
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Quick installation guide:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Remote Control Type:MR18

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.89 / 8.15
Package height:31.9 / 34.6
Package type:Box
Package weight:50.3 / 50.5
Package width:53.5


Audio formats supported:AAC,AC3,DTS,EAC3,HE-AAC,MP2,MP3,PCM,WMA,apt-X
Auto Depth Enhancer:Y
Extended PVR:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Local dimming:Y
Noise reduction:Y
Processor cores:4
Teletext function:Y
USB recording:Y
Video compression formats:HEVC,VP9
Video formats supported:HEVC

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface (CI):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):SimpLink
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y
RF ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:122
Energy efficiency class:A+
Energy saving mode:Y
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):88

Smart TV

Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) version:2.1
Internet TV:Y
Operating system installed:Web OS
Operating system version:4.0
Smart calibration:Y
Smart TV:Y
Video apps:Amazon Prime Video,NetFlix

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:PAL,SECAM
Auto channel search:Y
Digital signal format system:DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T,DVB-T2 / DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 HD
Supported TV bands:S Band, UHF, VHF
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:2.48 / 2.49
Depth (with stand):9.76 / 9.78
Height (with stand):31.3
Weight with stand:38.8
Width (with stand):48.7