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LG OLED55B8SLC

LG OLED55B8SLC
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506 Reviews + 9 Awards
91
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Widely Available
82
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Age
13 Months Old
64
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A powerful and multi award winning 4K 55" television, with a best buy award from one expert review website and 8 further awards from other expert sites and a huge 1 OLED / QLED technology. It supports Picture-in-Picture and timeshift, features voice control and has a game mode. Customers report that it has very good picture quality and sound quality, and it's very good-looking.
Features We Love:
LG ThinQ AI
LG Perfect Colour
LG Perfect Black
Infinite contrast
Tru color accuracy
4K
Techradar Great Value homecinemachoice.com Recommended avforums.com Best Buy Expert Reviews Recommended
55"
46.9MM
THICK
60HZ
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£150
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the LG OLED55B8SLC number 1 in OLED TVs, number 2 across all TVs and number 3 in best selling TVs.

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89
Kagoo Score
97
Reviews
91
Features
93
Popularity
83
Value for Money
86
Age
64
Running Costs

89

89
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 89?

reviews indicate that it has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this TV 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At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.
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+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
This LG TV has some great features:
4K
Large display diagonal
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 excellent for watching sport. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 2 in TVs for films as well being very good for playing games, ranking number 26 in TVs for gaming.
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Average Review Score

4.8 stars (955 reviews)

85%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
814 Reviews
4 Stars
88 Reviews
3 Stars
13 Reviews
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1 Star
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8 Recommended Awards

The LG OLED55B8SLC 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 OLED55B8SLC?

Picture Quality
351
23
Sound Quality
114
9
Noise Level
0
2
Design
120
3
Smart Features
15
2
Ease of Use
96
1
Features
17
1
Price
67
18
Remote Control
21
2
Watching Films
12
1
High Definition Quality
10
2
Connectivity
30
3
Gaming
6
1
Robustness
18
1
Size and Weight
15
3
Watching Sport
4
0
Stand
1
0
Environmental Considerations
2
1
Wall Mounting
1
0
Support
1
0
Over 60 People Thought it Was Fairly 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
  • GREAT TV FOR AN EVEN BETTER PRICE!!!!! Top of the line!
    Sgbklynsg - Bestbuy.com 22 Mar 2019
  • ... were pixelating.Not the most expensive tv on the market but fantastic value for the quality...
    Tomsnan - Ao.com 1 Nov 2018
  • ... coulours really pop Black is black and white is white fantastic value so happy with this purchase fully recommend...
    Kitty - Ao.com 22 Oct 2018
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Reliable

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was very well made and strong and durable.

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    Very Well Made
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
  • Easily put together and wired up. The slickest initial on screen set up I've seen. Love the feature that shows which HDMI connected device has just been ...
    NIXL - Johnlewis.com 11 Dec 2018
  • ... arrived thanks to AO its even better! 4K movies streamed from amazon prime or Netflix on the built in apps are unreal. Sports in ultra 4K even better with ...
    Heapster - Ao.com 24 Jan 2019
  • ... picture quality is fantastic and the voice control and built in Google Assistant makes using the TV fantastic...
    Broderick - Bestbuy.com 6 Jan 2019
  • ... surround sound effect. Also the tv has Dolby Atmos support. Usually built in speakers are lame but not this tv's. I could and would totally use the tv ...
    Jame - Bestbuy.com 18 Feb 2019
  • View All Reviews About Built
    Really Strong and Durable
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    9 Out of 10 Owners Thought This TV Was a Good Size

    Several people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was very thin and was a very good size.

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    Very Thin
    10 people agree
    No people disagree
  • 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
  • ... 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
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    A Brilliant Size
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    The Majority of Owners Thought This TV Was Well Designed

    More than 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was very good-looking and well designed. Our analysis also found that three people thought that it was smooth.

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    Very Good-Looking
    65 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... 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
  • ... picture performer. But the LG OLED55B8PLA still retains more than enough quintessential OLED quality to look like a serious bargain...Great price for an ...
    Trusted Reviews 30 Oct 2018
  • ... processing power keeps the picture sharp, crisp and jutter free. Sports look fantastic and gaming is smooth. I recommend using custom settings (which can ...
    Steve - Bestbuy.com 8 Nov 2018
  • ... most titles on 4k UHD Blurays that have them. Videogames look awesome with more colors that seem to pop more. Overall, very happy!
    Miguy - Bestbuy.com 20 Dec 2018
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    Very Well Designed
    57 people agree
    No people disagree
    Smooth
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought This TV Was Easy to Use

    Over 50 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was really easy to use and over 20 people thought that it was also very easy to setup. Several people also thought that it had a good interface and had excellent controls.

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    Really Easy to Use
    55 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
  • ... there, so many features I don't think they missed anything on this TV, easy to use, I definitely give it a 10+...
    BeeMar - Bestbuy.com 1 Dec 2018
  • ... amazing, most notably the darkness of any black. The remote and onscreen menus are really easy to use. Build quality and finish is excellent...
    SilentDancer - Johnlewis.com 30 Mar 2019
  • ... also hooked up and the change from previous tv to this one is immense! Very easy to use, intuitive menu system but above all quality of picture is top. ...
    SKV1 - Johnlewis.com 19 Mar 2019
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    Really Easy to Setup
    29 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    7 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Outstanding Controls
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    More Than 10 People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Over 10 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA had outstanding 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
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Easy to Connect to Other Devices

    Over 30 people thought that the LG OLED55B8PUA was superb in terms of connectivity and two people thought that it also had wifi capacity.

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    Superb in Terms of Connectivity
    30 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
  • TP scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    TP - Argos.co.uk 29 Jan 2019
  • Perjacque scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    Perjacque - Argos.co.uk 28 Nov 2018
  • Clarkey scored Connectivity 100 out of 100
    Clarkey - Argos.co.uk 6 Sep 2018
  • View All Reviews About Connectivity
    Has Wifi Capacity
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    One Person Thought it Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    Two People Thought it Had Good Environmental Credentials
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    Some Owners Thought the LG OLED55B8PUA 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 it Produced a Good Quality Picture

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

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    Has Superb Picture Quality
    340 people agree
    20 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
  • Superb Picture quality with 4K UHD with HDR . The colors just come to life...
    Rodar - Bestbuy.com 19 Sep 2018
  • .Outstanding picture coupled with ease of use. OLED technology offers best picture quality...
    Patty - Bestbuy.com 29 Mar 2019
  • View All Reviews About Picture
    Has Superb Colour Saturation
    43 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 Excellent 4k Picture
    14 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has Very Good High Dynamic Range (HDR)
    12 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Displays Blacks Well
    11 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Sharp Image
    10 people agree
    No people disagree