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LG 55SK8000PLB
55SK800PLB

LG 55SK8000PLB
87
Brand Rating
Excellent Brand
85
Features
Fully-Featured
87
Age
17 Months Old
79
Running Costs
£120 Over 5 Years
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fairly new and fully featured 4K 55" television, with low running costs. It has a game mode and a smartphone remote app, supports timeshift and features voice control.
Features We Love:
Large display diagonal (55")
Has a game mode
Supports timeshift
Features voice control
Has a smartphone remote app
55"
64mm
THICK
100Hz
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£120
OVER 5 YEARS
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With outstanding reviews and at under 2 years old, we have scored the LG 55SK8000PLB as follows:

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79
Kagoo Score
88
Reviews
85
Features
87
Age
79
Running Costs

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

LG is an excellent television brand.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £120 over 5 years are pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ televisions that we have calculated running costs for.
This TV has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Has a game mode
Supports timeshift
Features voice control
Vivid 4k viewing with deeper blacks
Precise nano-cell<br>colour performance
Vivid 4k viewing from any angle
A new brain, 7, enhanced picture processing

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.

What is This TV Best Used For?

88
Reviews

Average Review Score

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85
Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Large display diagonal
Has a game mode
Supports timeshift
Features voice control
Has a smartphone remote app
Supports Wi-Fi
Features local dimming
Supports parental controls
Supports Wi-Fi Direct
Supports Bluetooth
Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Supports screen mirroring
Supports noise reduction
Has a desktop stand included
Has an ethernet port
Three USB ports
4K
ok thickness
ok high frequency rate
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Not 3D
Large Display Diagonal
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The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the 55SK8000PLB of 55" is larger than 69% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
4K

The 55SK8000PLB has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most common 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.

What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The 55SK8000PLB does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 55SK8000PLB is not 3D, although this is within the context that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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ok Thickness
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The thickness of the 55SK8000PLB of 64mm is ok compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 48% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Game Mode
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The 55SK8000PLB has a game mode, unlike 66% of TVs which do not have a game mode.

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Supports Timeshift
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The LG 55SK8000PLB supports timeshift, unlike 81% of televisions which do not support timeshift.

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Features Voice Control
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The 55SK8000PLB features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Has a Smartphone Remote App
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The 55SK8000PLB has a smartphone remote app, unlike 84% of TVs which do not have a smartphone remote app.

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Supports Wi-Fi
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The 55SK8000PLB supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Features Local Dimming
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The 55SK8000PLB features local dimming. 78% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Supports Parental Controls
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The 55SK8000PLB supports parental controls, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct
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The LG 55SK8000PLB supports Wi-Fi Direct, which is unusual. 72% of televisions do not support Wi-Fi Direct.

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Supports Bluetooth
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The 55SK8000PLB supports Bluetooth. 79% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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The LG 55SK8000PLB features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 80% of TVs do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

What is High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)? Less Edit
Supports Screen Mirroring

The 55SK8000PLB supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

What is screen mirroring? Less Edit
ok High Frequency Rate

The 55SK8000PLB's high frequency rate of 100Hz is ok compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 44% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Noise Reduction
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The 55SK8000PLB supports noise reduction, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support noise reduction.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included
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The LG 55SK8000PLB has a desktop stand included. 55% of TVs do not have a desktop stand included.

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Has an Ethernet Port
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The 55SK8000PLB has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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Three USB Ports
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The 55SK8000PLB has more USB ports than most of the televisions. This TV is a three USB port TV compared to most of the TVs which only have between one and two USB ports.

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87
Age

LG 55SK8000PLB Release Date

April 2018

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When Are Most New LG Televisions Released?

February to March is the most common period for new LG televisions to be released in.

If you wait until February 2020 then you might be able to get better features on your LG television. Alternatively you might be able to buy one of the current LG TVs cheaper in February once the latest models have been released. The biggest month in 2018 for new LG TV releases was March, with 36 new LG televisions released that month. February was the biggest month in 2017 for new LG TVs, with 44 new LG TVs released that month. In September 2016, 41 new LG TVs were released making it the biggest month that year for new LG TV releases.

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How Fast Do LG TV Prices Drop After Release?

LG TVs tend to depreciate faster than most TVs.

Most TVs drop in price by 17% in the first 6 months after release. New LG televisions drop in price by an average of 25% in the first 6 months after they were first released.

A typical new LG TV costs on average £840. By waiting 6 months before buying you could save on average £210.

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Running Costs

LG 55SK8000PLB Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+. The 55SK8000PLB is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55SK8000PLB is £120.

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Europen European Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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LG 55SK8000PLB Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
3D
Clear Motion Rate (CMR)
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Motion Interpolation Technology
Supported Video Mode
Display Refresh Rate Supported
Display Technology
Display Diagonal (Metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Audio
Sound Effects
RMS Rated Power
Built-in Speaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technology
Multiroom Audio Technology
Speaker
Multiroom
Smart TV
Timeshift
Screen Mirroring
Network Streaming Services
Smart TV
Music Apps
Operating System Installed
App Store
Other Features
Platform
USB Port
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Sound Enhancement Technology
Speakers
Picture Enhancement
Audio Power
Processor Cores
Audio Output
USB Playback
Material
Resolution
On-Screen Instruction Manual
Output Power
Bezel Width
Design
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
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Certification
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Digital Signal Format System
Performance
Parental Controls
Smartphone Remote App
Game Mode
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Local Dimming
Noise Reduction
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
4K Ultra HD Upscaling
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Wi-Fi Standards
Web Browser
Bluetooth Version
Management Features
Auto Power Off System
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Voice Control
On Screen Display (OSD)
Number of OSD Languages
Programming Period
My Channel Function
Weight & Dimensions
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
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Technical Details
Dolby Technologies
Smart TV Features
Smart TV & Apps
TV Tuner
HDMI Connection
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH) (Without Base)
Headphone Out
Packaging Data
Package Weight
Desktop Stand Included
Package Height
Handheld Remote Control
Package Width
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Wall Bracket

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

lg electronics 55sk8000plb, 55sk8000plb 55sk8000plb, home 55sk8000plb, lg 55sk8000plb, lg 55sk800plb, lg 10178256, lg sk5

Barcodes

 08806098204854,  08806098204861,  08806098204885,  08806098204908

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