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LG OLED55B6

55" 4K Flat Mar 2016
B
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED Technology Screen Shape Release Date £235.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
LG has good TV reviews
Features USB recording
Has an ECO mode
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LG Has Good TV Reviews

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


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Released Over a Year Ago

LG released the OLED55B6 in March 2016.


Management Features

Has an ECO Mode

The OLED55B6 has an ECO mode, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The OLED55B6 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Performance

Features USB Recording

The OLED55B6 features USB recording, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

The OLED55B6 features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The OLED55B6 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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Features Voice Control

The LG OLED55B6 features voice control. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also feature voice control.

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Has a Game Mode

The LG OLED55B6 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV also have a game mode.

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Features Local Dimming

The LG OLED55B6 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

This TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the OLED55B6 is £236 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 473 TVs of a similar age and type.


Display

Not 3D

The OLED55B6 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Sony KD-65S8505 (£1,079.99); or the Samsung UE55JS8000 (£1,099), or the LG 55UH950 (£1,099).

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Features OLED Technology

The LG OLED55B6 features OLED technology, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV do not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which feature OLED technology currently available including the LG 65EG960V (£1,199.99) which has better reviews.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 55" televisions currently available including the LG 55UF6807 (£1,021.31), or the Samsung UE55JU6510 (£899) both of which are cheaper; or the Samsung UE55JS8000 (£1,099) which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the TX-58EX700 (£1,095) (58" and cheaper), or the TX-58DX802B (£1,049) (58" and cheaper) both from Panasonic or the LG 60UH770 (£969.99) (60" and cheaper).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The OLED55B6 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the LG 55UH950 (£1,099), or the Samsung UE55JS8000 (£1,099).

Alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Sony KD-65XD7505 (£1,099).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The OLED55B6 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Miracast

The OLED55B6 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Supports Bluetooth

The OLED55B6 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Supports Wi-Fi Direct

The OLED55B6 supports Wi-Fi Direct, as do most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The OLED55B6 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

The OLED55B6 supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi). Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The OLED55B6 has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Has an Energy Star Certified

The LG OLED55B6 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an Energy Star certified.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The OLED55B6 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than a year.

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Audio

Four Loudspeakers

The OLED55B6 is a four loudspeaker television. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV have between 1 and 23 loudspeakers.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs of a similar age and type to this TV is 26W, and the RMS rated powers range from 10W to 200W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the OLED55B6 has one of the higher RMS rated powers amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The OLED55B6 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The OLED55B6 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the OLED55B6 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most commonly supported video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not supported by this TV. The video apps NetFlix are also supported by this LG TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

With a depth of only 48.6 millimeters, the LG OLED55B6 has one of the thinner depths amongst TVs of this age. The depths of 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV range from 17mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the UE48JU6000 (£840.99) (50.2mm and cheaper), or the UE55JU6000 (£902.49) (50.1mm and cheaper) both from Samsung.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lg electronics oled55b6d, lg electronics oled55b6v, product oled55b6veu, lg lgledoled55b6vb, cello oled55b6vtv, summer oled55b6v, ultra oled55b6v, smart oled55b6v, quick oled55b6v, lg lgoled55b6v, lg oled55b6p, lg b6pseries, lg led55b6v, oled55b6t, lg hd4k
Barcodes 00602573206348, 00719192603691, 05656645543546, 08806087144802, 08806087597400, 08806087597486, 08806087597516, 08806087597547, 08806087617115, 08806087617993, 08806087708721

LG OLED55B6 Review Sources

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