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LG 55SK8500 Series

LG 55SK8500 Series
alaScore 94

25 reviews

Apr, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of LG 55SK8500 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the design and price. The usability and sound are also mentioned favorably.

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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 55SK8500 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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LG 55SK8500PLA review


The LG 55SK8500PLA is our top pick of LG's LED TV range for 2018. Picture quality is superb, with LG's Alpha 7 processor and local dimming technology delivering smooth motion and bright, vivid colours. With support for the latest HDR standards, plus...

The LG 55SK8500PLA is our top-choice of LG's Super UHD range for 2018. At the time of review its priced at around £1300, but we see this falling to £1000 by Black Friday 2018. Asked by Gary bower from England on 13th Oct 2018 Have had my eye on this...

Jul, 2018

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LG 55SK8500PLA television review

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The shiny silver bezel and crescent base is designed to catch the eye, but the 55-inch LG 55SK8500PLA TV will need more than a striking design to stand out in our test lab. If LG has put as much effort into the picture and sound quality as it has the...

Jun, 2018

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LG 55SK8500PLA


Excellent TV .., webos works great ..., the picture is fantastic .., 930eur in Italy!

Sep, 2018

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LG 55SK8500PLA


Bought this in Curry's a few days ago for £949. I'm absolutely delighted with the TV, it is easy to set up and has lots of connectivity. The picture quality is brilliant with Sky Sports and Netflix UHD content. Only downside is no iTunes or iOS...

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Atmos,Dolby Digital / DTS / DTS,Dolby Atmos,Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus
Auto volume leveler:Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:40
Sound modes:Cinema, Clear Voice III, Game, Music, Standard


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
Energy Star certified:Y


Color of product:Black, Grey
LED Indicators:Power
On/Off switch:Y
Product color:Black / Black, Grey / Black, Silver
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 300


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:10
Display Diagonal:55
Display Diagonal (metric):54.3 / 54.7
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:LCD / LED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
LED backlighting type:Full-Array
Screen format adjustments:16:9 / 4:3, 16:9, Auto
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Handheld remote control:Y
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On/Off timer:Y
Programming period:8
Sleep Timer:Y
Voice control:Y


Ethernet LAN:Y
Web browser:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / 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

Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Quick installation guide:Y
Remote Control Type:MR18

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.89
Package height:33.9
Package type:Box
Package weight:51.1
Package width:53.5


4K upscaler:Y
Auto Depth Enhancer:Y
Digital Video Recorder (DVR):Y
Game mode:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Local dimming:Y
Noise reduction:Y
Processor cores:4
Smartphone remote support:Y
Video formats supported:HEVC

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) out:1
Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.4
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):SimpLink
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3


AC input frequency:50 - 60 / 50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:122
Energy efficiency class:A+
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 modes:Cinema, Game, Standard, Vivid
Smart TV:Y
Video apps:Amazon Prime Video,NetFlix / Netflix

TV Tuner

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):9.78
Height (with stand):30.6
Weight with stand:41.2
Width (with stand):48.5