LG 55UH8500 Review

LG UH8500 55 inch TV (2016)

We reviewed and compare many other TVs with the LG 55 Inch 55UH8500, which was presented by LG in 2016. The 4K flat screen of this 55 inch LG TV provides great picture quality and 120Hz refresh rate gives perfect motion blur.

55UH8500 Overview

LG 55UH8500
55UH8500 is a 4K LED TV with a flat 55 inch screen and 120Hz refresh rate. LG announced this smart TV in 2016 and it become very popular. This TV is one of the 4 TV models in the UH8500 series. The median price for all 55 inch Smart TVs, carries a price tag of $1,299, which makes the LG 55UH8500 less expensive than any other Smart television of the same screen dimensions.
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TV Screen and Picture Quality

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Screen Type
Curved Screen
Vertical Resolution
3D Support
LCD Backlighting
Refresh Rate
120 Hz
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
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55 Inch, 4K LED Display

LG 55UH8500 has a flat LED screen, which has the ability to deliver life-like pictures for you.

The 4K resolution offered by this television can deliver a unique experience for you.
4K describes the number of pixels wide the display is. The real 55UH8500 screen resolution is 3840×2160 pixels.

55UH8500 can be considered as an advanced smart television. The smart features that come along with this television allow people to experience content from a variety of sources.

In order to bring understanding of the price value of TVs that range in size, the TVs price value is calculated by measuring the television’s diagonal screen size rather than its technological components. This provides for a standardized dollar value. The average price per inch for 55″ televisions is $30 per inch. This indicates that for the size and resolution in question, the 55UH8500 is underpriced.

The Refresh rate or response rate refers to the processor speed found in a TV and is measured in hertz. The tangible results this speed brings is the frames per second that crosses the screen for viewing. The LG 55UH8500 with refresh rate of 120Hz, brings the eye to view 120 frames of an image per second. This responsiveness is the same as the 120Hz commonly found within 55″ 4K model televisions and would be an excellent choice for watching any fast action such as is found in sports, movies, and video gaming.

55UH8500 Deals and Price History

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Having used the standardized formula for determining the average price for all 55 inch televisions is $1657, it is concluded the LG 55UH8500 is less expensive than other TV models in this size range.

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UH8500 Series Overview

LG UH8500 comes in 4 different screen sizes. The biggest TV in UH8500 series is 75 inch 75UH8500.

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55UH8500 Viewing Distance

Optimal Viewing Distance

Minimum Viewing Distance
Maximum Viewing Distance

A distance of 9.2″ is recommended for viewing of the 55 inch LG 55UH8500 TV. With this understanding of what will provide a quality viewing experience you will have a clearer understanding of what is the best screen size for the room you will be watching TV in or how to arrange the seating of the room your TV will be in.

We have given both the minimum distance as well as maximum distance that persons should sit from 55 inch TV screen to get the optimum enjoyment of watching TV.

The LG 55UH8500 minimum viewing distance of 6.9″ (2.1 meters) is estimated by THX, a high-fidelity visual reproduction standard company while the maximum viewing distance of 11.5″ (3.51 meters) comes from the manufacturers and retailers of televisions.



HDMI x 3
USB x 3
Components x 1
Composite x 1
Digital Audio x 1

55UH8500 has 3 different HDMI ports and 3 USB ports. In addition, you will be able to find 1 composite in and 1 component in port in this TV.

The television comes along with built in Wi-Fi 802.11n, which allows you to connect wirelessly.

This 55 inch UH8500 TV has the right cable arrangement to make them invisible. It will take you no time to leave all wires just the way you like them.
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