LG 55UB8500 Review

LG 55UB8500 Review

This LG 55UB8500 HDTV’s Tru-ULTRA HD Engine improves video resolution. To build a complete 3D home theater system, we recommend you purchase a 3D Blu-ray player, high-speed HDMI cable and an A/V receiver that is compatible with 3D products. Click to See Price

LG 55UB8500 Specs

  • Warranty Terms – Parts: 1 year limited
  • Warranty Terms – Labor: 1 year limited
  • Width: 48-1/2″
  • Weight: 46.7 lbs. with stand (45.2 lbs. without)
  • TV Type: LED Flat-Panel

LG 55UB8500 Features

Smart Enabled

Get access to a world of instant entertainment with this product. Just connect to the Internet and stream movies, listen to music, and access a wide variety of other content.

2160p (4K, Ultra HD) display

Provides a picture that is 4 times more detailed than 1080p high-definition.

54-5/8″ screen measured diagonally from corner to corner

Allows optimal viewing in large rooms.

VESA 400mm x 400mm compliant

For simple wall mounting (with optional mounting kit, not included). The included stand enables secure, stable placement.

Connect to the Internet

Via built-in Wi-Fi and webOS, so you can easily access CinemaNow, Netflix, Skype, Facebook and a wide variety of other Internet-based content. The full Web browser makes it simple to stream your favorite online media.

FPR (passive) 3D technology

With 2D-to-3D and 3D-to-2D conversion, 3D depth control, 3D image correction and 20 levels of 3D viewpoint control delivers stunningly realistic, eye-popping visuals (includes 2 pairs of 3D glasses).

Tru Color Generator

Along with a Dynamic Color Enhancer and 10-bit color depth displays more than 1 billion colors, so you can enjoy a highly detailed, natural-looking picture. Nine picture modes complement a range of media types.

Tru-ULTRA HD Engine

Converts your standard-definition and high-definition videos to near-4K resolution for enhanced image quality.

2-channel speaker system

With Dolby Digital and DTS decoders and Clear Voice II technology creates a lush, immersive soundscape. The 6 sound modes and 3 sound optimizer modes allow simple sonic customization.


Include 4 HDMI (side), 1 shared component video/composite (rear) and 1 RF antenna (rear).


Include 1 optical digital audio (rear).

4 HDMI inputs

HDMI cable not included. High-speed HDMI cable is the only connection that can deliver a full HDTV experience with a full 1080p picture and digital surround sound.

Built-in Ethernet port

Lets you connect your TV to your home network.

1 USB 3.0 port and 2 USB 2.0 ports

Support playback of DivX HD video files, JPEG, JPS and MPO photo files and AC3 (Dolby Digital), EAC3, HE-AAC, AAC, MPEG, MP3, PCM and DTS audio files.

Smart Share features

Include remote app, network file browser, media share, screen share, MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link), Miracast and more for flexible connectivity options.

Natural voice recognition

Allows you to navigate features using spoken commands for ease of use.

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