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LG OLED55B8SLC

LG OLED55B8SLC
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132 Reviews + 7 Awards
90
Features
Fully-Featured
88
Popularity
Widely Available
76
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
11 Months Old
59
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A giant OLED / QLED technology and multi award winning 4K 55" TV, with average running costs and a reasonable price. It has a light sensor and a thickness of 46.9mm and supports Wi-Fi. Reviews indicate that it has outstanding picture quality and sound quality, and it's very well designed.
prohardver.hu Recommended Techradar Great Value rtvmaniak.pl Recommended avforums.com Best Buy
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the LG OLED55B8SLC number 2 in 55 inch TVs, number 3 across all TVs and number 3 in OLED TVs.

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Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
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Features
88
Popularity
77
Value for Money
86
Age
60
Running Costs

87

87
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 87?

customers report that it has exceptional expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received seven awards including a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus three other sites and a "Great Value" from Techradar.
With it being less than a year since it was released by LG, this TV features some of the latest TV technology.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £150 over 5 years are pretty average compared to the other 5,200+ televisions that we have calculated running costs for.
This LG TV has some great features:
Larger than average display diagonal
4K
Features OLED / QLED technology
Thinner than average
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 OLED55B8SLC with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 56 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 64 in TVs for films as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 78 in TVs for sport.
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Average Review Score

4.8 stars (132 reviews)

77%

of Customers Would Recommend
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4 Recommended Awards

The LG OLED55B8SLC has received four Recommended Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including prohardver.hu, rtvmaniak.pl and whatnext.pl.
Recommended from prohardver.hu Recommended from rtvmaniak.pl Recommended from whatnext.pl Recommended from gagadget.com

Great Value Award

This TV has received a Great Value Award from Techradar.
Great Value from Techradar

2 Further Awards

It's received an Award from expert review sites avforums.com and benchmark.pl.
Best Buy from avforums.com Great Product from benchmark.pl

What Are People Saying About the LG OLED55B8SLC?

Picture Quality
95
4
Sound Quality
39
1
Design
47
0
Price
34
9
Ease of Use
38
1
Smart Features
3
1
Features
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0
Remote Control
3
1
High Definition Quality
3
1
Gaming
2
1
Watching Films
2
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Size and Weight
3
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Connectivity
3
1
Robustness
4
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Wall Mounting
1
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Support
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Environmental Considerations
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The Majority of People Thought it Was Reasonably Priced
  • ... 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
  • ... enough quintessential OLED quality to look like a serious bargain...Great price for an OLED TV. Typically good OLED picture quality. Beautiful design. ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • ... hit with AV fans. That, together with a strong feature count, sh...Great price for OLED. Good picture quality. Gorgeous design. Strong smart system. Lacks ...
    Techradar 4 Nov 2018
  • Great pic and sound for money. It is no Sony Bravia but great value at half the price. Smart remote is a bit clunky and intuitively I use the speech button ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 30 Oct 2018
  • Three People Thought This TV Was Solidly Made

    Two people thought that the LG OLED55B8 was strong and durable.

  • ... perhaps, a game of rock/paper/scissors to play).If you thought it was tough choosing a favourite child, try picking between the handful of five-star OLED ...
    whathifi.com 26 Jul 2018
  • ... parents and they are able to work it just fine. they look awesome and seem to be very durable...
    Railroader - Bestbuy.com 16 Nov 2018
  • The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8 Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8 was very thin and was a good size.

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    Very Thin
    4 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
  • 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
  • Lovely picture and sound quality. Good looking thin frame TV. Excellent smart TV apps. Stable WiFi connection. Only minor problems. I'm not keen on the ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2018
  • ... deep vibrant colours and true black. Sound quality pretty decent too (though as with all slim TVs a sound bar is essential. ) I only gave 4 stars for connectivity ...
    Elteluk - Argos.co.uk 24 Oct 2018
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    A Good Size
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Customers Thought This TV Had a Good Design

    More than 20 people thought that the LG OLED55B8 was really well designed and more than 10 people thought that it was also very good-looking. Two people also thought that it was smooth.

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    Very Well Designed
    25 people agree
    No people disagree
  • 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
  • ... strong feature count, sh...Great price for OLED. Good picture quality. Gorgeous design. Strong smart system. Lacks a little brightness. Doesn't use latest ...
    Techradar 4 Nov 2018
  • Good design. Like the slim screen design. 4K picture exellent. Need to be a tv engineer to set up the best picture in each mode. No mention of removing ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 4 Oct 2018
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    Very Good-Looking
    17 people agree
    No people disagree
    Smooth
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 30 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the LG OLED55B8 was very easy to use and several people thought that it was also very easy to setup and had very good controls.

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    Really Easy to Use
    25 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... just to see what they look like. Gaming is incredible, and the built-in UI is really easy to use and super fast. Highly recommend!
    Tegan - Bestbuy.com 24 Oct 2018
  • Great picture quality, sound. Easy to use. Would strongly recommend...
    Steve - Bestbuy.com 30 Aug 2018
  • It's 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
  • Wonderful picture quality. Easy to use programming features...
    Gardener - Bestbuy.com 19 Aug 2018
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    Very Easy to Setup
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has Superb Controls
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    8 Out of 10 People Thought This TV Had Well Designed Technical Features

    Six people thought that the LG OLED55B8 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
  • ... support. HLG. HD 10 and Technicolour support. WebOS smart system. Dynamic Tone Mapping feature. Excellent image acc. Some visible gradation issues when ...
    avforums.com 12 Oct 2018
  • Great image and background light. Dolby Vision is a great feature. Crappy WebOS operating system that is buggy.
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 13 Aug 2018
  • It's 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
  • Four People Thought it Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8 had wifi capacity and was good in terms of connectivity.

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    Has Wifi Capacity
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... cable or satellite). The Blu-ray movies are even better! And I discovered the easy wi-fi direct feed and can play a huge variety of videos...even direct ...
    Mack - Bestbuy.com 4 Aug 2018
  • ... sound quality. Good looking thin frame TV. Excellent smart TV apps. Stable WiFi connection. Only minor problems. I'm not keen on the one line of scrolling ...
    currys.co.uk - Currys.co.uk 15 Oct 2018
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    Good in Terms of Connectivity
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    One Customer Thought This TV Had an Environmentally Responsible Design
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    One Person Thought it Was a Bit Noisy
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    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8 Produced a High Quality Picture

    Over 90 people thought that the LG OLED55B8 had outstanding picture quality and several people thought that it also had a brilliant contrast ratio, had superb colour saturation and had a very good screen.

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    Has Excellent Picture Quality
    90 people agree
    8 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
  • ... itself has a stunning picture woth excellent blacks and colour vibrancy coupled with stunning clarity. It was relatively easy to wall mount and looks good ...
    Iahmad100 - Johnlewis.com 22 Oct 2018
  • Brilliant picture and sound easy to use and connect with devices/internet...
    Clarkey - Argos.co.uk 6 Sep 2018
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    Has a Brilliant Contrast Ratio
    12 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has Excellent Colour Saturation
    9 people agree
    No people disagree