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LG 55UF8509

55" 4K May 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date £130.02 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
3D
Supports Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from prad.de.

Good Brand

Based on 9,694 expert and owner reviews (including 2,455 verified purchases), LG has good reviews for its TVs. LG also has good reviews specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a LG television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The 55UF8509 is typical compared to the other 415 new comparable spec TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55UF8509 is £131.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

This television has been on the market since May 2016.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55UF8509 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also support Wi-Fi.

Other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include because of its better review score, the Samsung UE78HU8500.

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Supports Miracast

The 55UF8509 supports Miracast, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The 55UF8509 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LG 55UF8509 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The LG 55UF8509 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last 12 months also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55UF8509 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The LG 55UF8509 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55UF8509 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Features Local Dimming

The 55UF8509 features local dimming, as do most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 55UF8509 supports timeshift, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for the last year.

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Supports Internet TV

The 55UF8509 supports internet TV, as do most of the other latest comparable spec TVs.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55UF8509 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Display

Features OLED Technology

The 55UF8509 features OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which feature OLED technology currently available that you might want to consider include because of their better review scores, the OLED55B6V, or the OLED55E6 (£1,899.99) both from LG.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at including the Panasonic TX-65CZ952 (£2,700).

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55UF8509 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 55" TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE55KS700 (£649.99).

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the TX-58DX750 (£777) (58"), or the TX-58DX700 (£739.99) (58") both from Panasonic or the Cello C58ANSMT-4K (£549.97) (58").

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The LG 55UF8509 has one of the thinner depths (only 50.8 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of televisions that have been available for the last year is 25mm and the thickest is 100mm.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 50.8mm thick TVs currently available including the LG OLED55E6 (£1,899.99) which has better reviews.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE65JU6000 (£799.99) (51.4mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 55uf8509
Barcodes 08806087280876

LG 55UF8509 Review Sources

To prepare this LG 55UF8509 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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