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LG OLED55B8PLA
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LG OLED55B8PLA
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1,005 Reviews + 15 Awards
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Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
69
Value for Money
Good
87
Age
17 Months Old
75
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully loaded 4K 55" television, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 8 further awards from other expert sites and one of the biggest OLED / QLED technologies available. It supports timeshift, Picture-in-Picture and Wi-Fi and features voice control. Customers report that it has excellent picture quality and sound quality, and it's really well designed.
Features We Love:
LG ThinQ AI
LG Perfect Colour
LG Perfect Black
Infinite contrast
Tru color accuracy
Large display diagonal (55")
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG OLED55B8PLA number 7 in 55 inch TVs, number 8 in OLED TVs and number 17 across all TVs.

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97
Reviews
92
Features
92
Popularity
69
Value for Money
88
Age
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Running Costs

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88
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 88?

our review analysis indicates that it has superb expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 95% of buyers recommending this television to others. This TV has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus four other sites and a "Great Value" from Techradar.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available.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 £150 over 5 years are pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
This LG TV has some great features:
Large display diagonal
Features OLED / QLED technology
Thinner than average
Supports Picture-in-Picture
Perfect colour on perfect black
A brilliant brain, 7, an intelligent processor
4K cinema HDR, delivering the filmmaker's vision
Dolby atmos<br>cinematic sound at home

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?

Having compared the OLED55B8PLA with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for watching sport, ranking number 9 in TVs for sport. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 29 in TVs for films as well being very good for playing games, ranking number 45 in TVs for gaming.
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4.8 stars (1,005 reviews)

85%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
858 Reviews
4 Stars
92 Reviews
3 Stars
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8 Recommended Awards

The LG OLED55B8PLA has received eight Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Expert Reviews, homecinemachoice.com and prohardver.hu.
Recommended from Expert Reviews Recommended from homecinemachoice.com Recommended from prohardver.hu Recommended from rtvmaniak.pl Recommended from whatnext.pl Recommended from datormagazin.se Recommended from M3.idg.se Recommended from gagadget.com

2 Especially Recommended 6 Star Awards

This TV has received an Especially Recommended 6 Star Award from expert review sites lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no.
Especially Recommended 6 Star from lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 6 Star from Lydogbilde.no

5 Further Awards

It's received five Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Techradar, avforums.com and benchmark.pl.
Great Value from Techradar Best Buy from avforums.com Great Product from benchmark.pl Especially Recommended from ljudochbild.se Test Winner from audiovision.de

What Are People Saying About the LG OLED55B8PLA?

Picture Quality
486
30
Sound Quality
185
13
Noise Level
0
3
Design
181
3
Smart Features
26
2
Ease of Use
130
1
Features
24
1
Price
88
22
Remote Control
30
3
Robustness
81
5
Connectivity
81
4
Watching Films
16
1
High Definition Quality
15
2
Gaming
8
1
Size and Weight
23
4
Watching Sport
7
0
Stand
2
0
Wall Mounting
2
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Environmental Considerations
3
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Support
2
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More Than 60 People Thought it Had a Good Price
  • ... price, the B8 is a superb choice and offers what we consider to be the best value of all 2018 OLED TVs we've looked at so far. Yes it underperforms the ...
    4k.com 24 Jul 2018
  • ... were pixelating.Not the most expensive tv on the market but fantastic value for the quality...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • ... all stuff like BBC and ITV players, Netflix, PLEX, NowTV etc... Excellent value for money. Hide...
    Anonymous - Johnlewis.com 12 Mar 2019
  • GREAT TV FOR AN EVEN BETTER PRICE!!!!! Top of the line!
    Sgbklynsg - Bestbuy.com 22 Mar 2019
  • 9 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Solidly Made

    More than 30 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was very well-built and several people thought that it was also very well made and strong and durable.

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    Really Well-Built
    35 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... movie. You won't be able to go back to a non OLED display. Build quality is top notch as well. There are almost no bezels and the display is very thin. ...
    Jame - Bestbuy.com 18 Feb 2019
  • Demonic scored Build Quality 100 out of 100
    Demonic - Johnlewis.com 11 Apr 2019
  • Zeno9320 scored Build Quality 100 out of 100
    Zeno9320 - Johnlewis.com 29 Mar 2019
  • HAPPYVIEWER28 scored Build Quality 100 out of 100
    HAPPYVIEWER28 - Johnlewis.com 29 Mar 2019
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    Very Well Made
    11 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Very Strong and Durable
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was very thin and was an excellent size.

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    Very Thin
    12 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... and sound. Stylish and basically does what it says on the tin with no wide surround border just very thin glass corner to corner. I would definitely recommend ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 17 Aug 2018
  • ... does not disappoint in any way. The picture is superb, the sound is excellent for a super thin TV and its easy to navigate even for a non-tech person like ...
    DazMunns - Argos.co.uk 3 Jun 2019
  • Super slim tv and picture is fantastic! Crisp & clear. We've installed Sky Q to get the best out of the tv but playing it through a normal roof aerial ...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • Fantastic picture. Deep blacks (as black as the very thin bezel. Lots of picture options. Supports 1080p 120hz on pc and a great 4k picture. Gaming mode ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Oct 2018
  • View All Reviews About Thinner
    An Outstanding Size
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Over 100 People Thought This TV Was Thoughtfully Designed

    More than 60 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really well designed and good-looking. Our analysis also found that three people thought that it was smooth.

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    Very Well Designed
    76 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... as said above the overall design is better single sheet of glass bonded to a sheet of steel for strength so no large back only half of a normal one this TV fits a 300 200 vesa bracket...
    Bovine66 - Argos.co.uk 30 Jan 2019
  • Good design , easy to use ,a Sharp picture ,i was looking for about 5weeks for a new tv, kept going back to this one and decided to get it and iam NOT ...
    Terry - Ao.com 20 Jan 2019
  • Great picture quality. Great design. User manual has limited detail.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2018
  • ... bargain...Great price for an OLED TV. Typically good OLED picture quality. Beautiful design. Picture quality falls short of step-up LG 2018 OLED models. ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
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    Very Good-Looking
    68 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Smooth
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really easy to use and over 30 people thought that it was also very easy to setup. Our analysis also found that several people thought that it had a good interface and had very good controls.

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    Very Easy to Use
    59 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... quality is pin sharp, the sound is excellent (I have no soundbar) and it's easy to use. Hide...
    KitKat179 - Johnlewis.com 11 Dec 2018
  • ... is very thin to mount on the wall. Picture is crystal clear and technology easy to use...
    Travelrn - Bestbuy.com 29 Nov 2018
  • Absolutely fantastic, picture quality exceptional, easy to use. Also bought a LG sound bar which just took the sound to another level...
    Leigh - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
  • The TV is excellent quality, the picture is crisp and it's very easy to use.. sound is actually pretty good too!
    Joe - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
  • View All Reviews About Easy to Use
    Really Easy to Setup
    31 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Very Good Controls
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Has Useful Technical Features

    Over 20 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had good features.

  • ... factor that has made OLED such a hit with AV fans. That, together with a strong feature count, sh...Great price for OLED. Good picture quality. Gorgeous ...
    Techradar 4 Nov 2018
  • Brilliant product with superb features, I hope it is as durable as it's quality...
    Nisar72 - Johnlewis.com 22 Jan 2019
  • Excellent OLED TV! Beautiful picture, outstanding features...
    Goose - Bestbuy.com 16 Mar 2019
  • ... initial on screen set up I've seen. Love the feature that shows which HDMI connected device has just been powered up...
    NIXL - Johnlewis.com 11 Dec 2018
  • More Than 50 People Thought This TV Had Good Connectivity

    More than 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was very good in terms of connectivity and two people thought that it also had wifi capacity.

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    Very Good in Terms of Connectivity
    53 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... that, the picture is amazing!It's OS is amazing and very fast. Connectivity is brilliant and the controller is a revelation. Very Happy...
    TP - Argos.co.uk 29 Jan 2019
  • ... and contrast also good connectivity Good sound for such a thin tv Looks much better when is mounted on the wall Great customer service , special thanks ...
    Pit - Argos.co.uk 1 Apr 2019
  • TheFaithfulPenguin scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    TheFaithfulPenguin - Argos.co.uk 28 Apr 2019
  • DazMunns scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    DazMunns - Argos.co.uk 3 Jun 2019
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    Has Wifi Capacity
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Some People Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance

    Two people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had good instructions.

  • ... found the "set-up" pretty uncomplicated, but I found a GREAT guide source (and product testing source) at www.rtings.com.My wife (we're 62 and 66 YOA) ...
    Mack - Bestbuy.com 4 Aug 2018
  • ... clear motion. Out the box is already great, but following an online calibration guide improved it further. Definitely recommend...
    Oli - Ao.com 7 Apr 2019
  • Some People Thought it Had an Environmentally Responsible Design
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    Some Owners Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Three people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was noisy.

  • ... system. Lacks a little brightness. Doesn't use latest processing. Dark scene video noise. Slightly soft HD upscaling.
    Techradar 4 Nov 2018
  • ... networks. LG customer service guided me through multiple attempts to rectify the issue using the “Clear Panel Noise” feature with no success. ...
    GeneZ - Bestbuy.com 29 Jan 2019
  • ... Unfortunately it only lasted 3 months. The burn-in was back even with regular use of the “Clear Panel Noise” as LG instructed. The second reason ...
    GeneZ - Bestbuy.com 29 Jan 2019
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Produced a Good Quality Image

    More than 300 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had brilliant picture quality and more than 40 people thought that it also had excellent colour saturation. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that more than 10 people thought that it had an outstanding contrast ratio and screen. Over 10 people also thought that it had a very good 4k picture, had superb High Dynamic Range (HDR) and really displayed blacks well. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it had a sharp image, was outstanding for playing games on and had good upscaling.

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    Has Superb Picture Quality
    395 people agree
    23 people disagree
  • ... This may well be all many... If you can afford it, LG's OLED55C8 is a significantly better picture performer. But the LG OLED55B8PLA still retains more ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • ... expensive OLED TVs for 2018, the OLED55B8PLA still retains more than enough OLED picture quality DNA to look like a serious bargain. The OLED55B8PLA is ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • ... installed Sky Q to get the best out of the tv but playing it through a normal roof aerial produced excellent picture but some freeview channels were pixelating.Not ...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • Great OLED TV! Outstanding picture quality. Love 4K HDR although available programming is limited. Paired with Sonos Beam to get great sound connected ...
    ATLgadgets - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has Very Good Colour Saturation
    44 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Very Good Contrast Ratio
    23 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Brilliant Screen
    19 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has an Outstanding 4k Picture
    15 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has Superb High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    13 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Displays Blacks Well
    12 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Sharp Image
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
    Brilliant for Playing Games On
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Good Upscaling
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has Good Motion Handling
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching Movies
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Wide Viewing Angle
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Had Good Sound Quality

    Over 100 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had very good sound quality.

  • ... technology is the greatest. It also has a tremendous sound system in it that makes me feel like I don't need a sound bar. I think if you buy this TV you ...
    Bill - Bestbuy.com 11 Nov 2018
  • ... the TV paired with a Samsung HW-N950 Dolby Atmos & DTS: X soundbar & films sound AWESOME. All the catchup tv channels plus Netflix & YouTube. Brilliant ...
    TheFaithfulPenguin - Argos.co.uk 28 Apr 2019
  • ... rid of my curved Samsung for this wonderful OLED TV. Picture and sound quality excellent, magic remote a pleasure to use. Connects easily to all of my ...
    Patrick - Argos.co.uk 2 Apr 2019
  • ... internal speakers are quite nice as well. However I did connect a Bose soundbar to it for even better sound...
    Greg - Bestbuy.com 12 Apr 2019
  • The Vast Majority of People Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Had Good Smart Features

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had good apps, voice control and was good for watching Freeview TV.

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    Has Good Apps
    10 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... an amazing image. So many great features. Easy to use and so many fun apps Easy to set up as well...
    Mags - Bestbuy.com 2 Nov 2018
  • ... inclusion of Dolby Atmos and not forgetting the picture quality. The selection of apps is amazing also in the video player can chew through anything you ...
    Tireddad15 - Johnlewis.com 2 May 2019
  • ... and the online connectivity of this TV is flawless and seamles. Apps are easily accessed and downloaded, setup is simple and straightforward, and the overall ...
    Owner - Bestbuy.com 21 Dec 2018
  • ... I purchased this TV, the picture is great and the connectivity and apps are spot on. Works great with Xbox one X for 4K gaming...
    Jo - Argos.co.uk 28 Nov 2018
  • View All Reviews About Apps
    Has Good Voice Control
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching Freeview TV
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Good for Watching YouTube On
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Browsing
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This TV Had a Useful Remote Control

    More than 20 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had an excellent remote control.

  • ... need a sound bar. The user interface is super easy and the magic remote control is not just a gimmick...
    Brummie - Argos.co.uk 16 Jan 2019
  • ... mount and looks good on the wall. SMART features also work well with an excellent remote control and user interface. Top marks, Highly recommended. Hide...
    Iahmad100 - Johnlewis.com 22 Oct 2018
  • ... understatement, fast refresh is an understatement & ease of operation with that smart remote is AWESOME! I only wish that cable companies could keep up ...
    OBob - Bestbuy.com 19 Oct 2018
  • Can't stop watching the LG OLED. Looks great on and off. Love the remote. Sound is good too...
    Larry - Bestbuy.com 21 Feb 2019
  • Two People Thought it Had a Good Stand

    Two people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had a good stand.

  • ... multiple picture type options. Set up was really easy (including putting it on stand - although probably best to have two of you) and the stand is high ...
    Hod75 - Johnlewis.com 12 Feb 2019
  • ... the stand is high enough that we can have our sound bar infront without impacting on screen view (we thought we'd have to buy a new tv stand because of this, ...
    Hod75 - Johnlewis.com 12 Feb 2019
  • Two People Thought it Was Ideal for Wall Mounting

    Two people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for wall mounting.

  • Light and easy to wall mount. Amazing picture quality. Easy to set up and access all it's functions. Would recommend to others. Don't have anything to ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 9 Sep 2018
  • ... blacks and colour vibrancy coupled with stunning clarity. It was relatively easy to wall mount and looks good on the wall. SMART features also work well ...
    Iahmad100 - Johnlewis.com 22 Oct 2018
  • 8 Out of 10 Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV

    Over 10 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was brilliant at displaying high definition TV.

  • ... metadata HDR, WebOS smart TV and a new de-contouring feature. It's a 4K Ultra HD TV with... 9This review would not have been possible without the support ...
    avforums.com 12 Oct 2018
  • ... content like in the action movie I mentioned above and sports.Along with the excellent HD picture, excellent UHD performance, and very effective HDR, an ...
    RKG1 - Bestbuy.com 27 Feb 2019
  • Nice size at 55inch, pictures are excellent on hd and then to another level on 4K. I've seen no tv produce black like this one does. Very happy sky sports ...
    Michael - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
  • Make sure you try this TV with ultra HD 4K content to really see how amazing this TV is. I recommend downloading the Dolby Access app to see just how awesome ...
    C0rnchip - Bestbuy.com 9 Nov 2018
  • Over 10 People Thought This TV Was Good for Watching Films

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for watching Netflix and for watching films.

    View All Reviews About Watching Films
    Good for Watching Netflix
    8 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... reading reviews decided on this model picture is fantastic and sound too Netflix is amazing and YouTube videos. would definitely recommend this item thank ...
    Skyblue1 - Argos.co.uk 27 Jun 2019
  • ... turning it on and walking through the setup i was watching my new tv. Built in Netflix and Amazon prime buttons on the remote (with speaking capabilities) ...
    Dave - Bestbuy.com 31 Jan 2019
  • ... almost makes me feel like I'm in the movie/show that I'm watching. We enjoy Netflix and Amazon so it is nice to have those choices right on the remote. ...
    CAnn - Bestbuy.com 12 Nov 2018
  • ... and watched movies on this tv and it is a good television. Netflix has some good 4K content and the colors are eye popping compared to my plasma. Movies ...
    CJ45 - Bestbuy.com 14 Sep 2018
  • View All Reviews About Netflix
    Good for Watching Films
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Four People Thought it Was Good for Watching Sport

    Four people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for watching sport.

  • ... is awesome. Watching 4K is a terrific viewing experience and sports viewing is exceptional. My viewing distance is about 9 feet, and the 55" screen is ...
    SID18 - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
  • ... ,clouds etc it's very obvious and near black is not defined ,sport looks good turn true motion off ,colours lovely ,smart side of TV is very good and looks ...
    Gary - Ao.com 2 Feb 2019
  • ... prime or Netflix on the built in apps are unreal. Sports in ultra 4K even better with crystal clear pictures. My previous telly was LG and this one is ...
    Heapster - Ao.com 24 Jan 2019
  • ... on 4K. I've seen no tv produce black like this one does. Very happy sky sports is great in 4K. Only niggle in this set is the speaker system is a bit weak. ...
    Michael - Ao.com 9 Dec 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Was Good for Gaming

    Eight people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was good for gaming.

  • ... content. The usual perfect OLED contrast and black levels. Great performer for console gaming. Wonderful viewing angles. Superb color rendering. Possible ...
    4k.com 24 Jul 2018
  • ... picture options. Supports 1080p 120hz on pc and a great 4k picture. Gaming mode is fantastic and low latency.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 16 Oct 2018
  • ... away. I keep watching new things just to see what they look like. Gaming is incredible, and the built-in UI is really easy to use and super fast. Highly ...
    Tegan - Bestbuy.com 24 Oct 2018
  • ... the picture sharp, crisp and jutter free. Sports look fantastic and gaming is smooth. I recommend using custom settings (which can be found thru a simple ...
    Steve - Bestbuy.com 8 Nov 2018
  • How Good Are LG TVs?

    92
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Large display diagonal
    Features OLED / QLED technology
    Thinner than average
    Supports Picture-in-Picture
    Features voice control
    Supports timeshift
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Features local dimming
    Supports screen mirroring
    Features USB recording
    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
    Supports Miracast
    Supports Bluetooth
    Supports noise reduction
    Has an ethernet port
    Has a desktop stand included
    Has an equalizer
    Has a built-in subwoofer
    Features extended PVR
    High RMS rated power
    Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)
    Three USB ports
    Has a light sensor
    Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
    4K
    Not 3D
    4K

    The highest resolution of the OLED55B8PLA is 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
    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the LG OLED55B8PLA of 55" is larger than 72% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Televisions have display diagonals of between 7" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Features OLED / QLED Technology

    The OLED55B8PLA features OLED / QLED technology, unlike 97% of televisions which do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

    What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
    Thinner Than Average
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    The OLED55B8PLA's thickness of only 46.9mm is thinner than 82% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm.

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    Not 3D

    The OLED55B8PLA is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 80% of TVs are also not 3D.

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    Supports Picture-in-Picture
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    The LG OLED55B8PLA supports Picture-in-Picture, which is unusual. 78% of televisions do not support Picture-in-Picture.

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    Features Voice Control
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    The OLED55B8PLA features voice control. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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    Supports Timeshift
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    The LG OLED55B8PLA supports timeshift, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support timeshift.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The OLED55B8PLA supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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    Features Local Dimming
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    The OLED55B8PLA features local dimming, unlike 78% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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    Supports Screen Mirroring

    The LG OLED55B8PLA supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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    Features USB Recording
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    The LG OLED55B8PLA features USB recording, which is unusual. 89% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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    Features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
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    The OLED55B8PLA features High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI). 80% of televisions do not feature High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI).

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    Supports Miracast
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    The OLED55B8PLA supports Miracast, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support Miracast.

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    Supports Bluetooth
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    The LG OLED55B8PLA supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 79% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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    Supports Noise Reduction
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    The LG OLED55B8PLA supports noise reduction, unlike 80% of TVs which do not support noise reduction.

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    Has an Ethernet Port
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    The OLED55B8PLA has an ethernet port, as do 65% of TVs.

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    Has a Desktop Stand Included
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    The LG OLED55B8PLA has a desktop stand included, which is unusual. 55% of televisions do not have a desktop stand included.

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    Has an Equalizer

    The OLED55B8PLA has an equalizer, which is unusual. 91% of televisions do not have an equalizer.

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    Has a Built-in Subwoofer
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    The OLED55B8PLA has a built-in subwoofer, unlike 91% of televisions which do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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    Features Extended PVR

    The OLED55B8PLA features extended PVR. 85% of televisions do not feature extended PVR.

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    High RMS Rated Power

    The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 520W. The RMS rated power of the OLED55B8PLA of 40W is very high compared to most other televisions. It is in the highest 6% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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    Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

    The LG OLED55B8PLA supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), unlike 95% of televisions which do not support Digital Video Recording (DVR).

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    Three USB Ports
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    The LG OLED55B8PLA is a three USB port television.

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    Has a Light Sensor

    The OLED55B8PLA has a light sensor, unlike 97% of televisions which do not have a light sensor.

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    Supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)

    The OLED55B8PLA supports Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi), unlike 93% of TVs which do not support Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi).

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The LG OLED55B8PLA has been listed on Kagoo since June 2018 and is currently ranked number 17 out of 983 TVs.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A TV with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the LG OLED55B8PLA, and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This TV is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    Techradar highlighted in their review that this LG TV was great for its price.

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    The product has excellent reviews and features, and is less than 18 months old, however at [price] it is in the most expensive 25% of TVs.

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    Value for Money of Similar TVs

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    What the Reviews Say

    More than 60 people thought it had a good price
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    Age

    LG OLED55B8PLA Release Date

    March 2018

    Newer TVs Worth Considering

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    When Are Most New LG Televisions Released?

    Most new LG televisions tend to be released between February and March.

    If you want the latest LG TV features you may be best waiting until February 2020. Also the price of the current LG TVs may drop off just before the latest models are released in February. In March 2018, 36 new LG televisions were released making it the biggest month that year for new LG TV releases. February was the biggest month in 2017 for new LG TVs, with 44 new LG TVs released that month. In 2016 most new LG TVs were released in September, with 41 new LG TVs released that month.

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    How Fast Do LG TV Prices Drop After Release?

    Most televisions drop in price by 17% in the first 6 months after release, however LG televisions tend to depreciate faster.

    New LG televisions drop in price by an average of 24% in the first 6 months after they were first released.

    That means that on a typical LG TV costing £844 you could save on average £204 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Running Costs

    LG OLED55B8PLA Running Costs

    This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the OLED55B8PLA is £150, which is pretty average compared to the other 5,300+ TVs that we checked.

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    Electricity cost when switched on £147
    Electricity cost when on standby £3
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    Europen European Energy Rating
    0.68T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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