Television set LG 55SM8600PUA : new reference Edge-LED ?

LG 55SM8600PUA : A Ultra HD 4K that makes the difference ?

LG ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 55SM8600PUA, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 55 inches.
And you must believe us it is impressive. The first question you’ll have to ask yourself will be the place where you are going to install this television.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Has the LG succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation LG 55SM8600PUA

The LG 55SM8600PUA with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this 55SM8600PUA. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
The 55SM8600PUA is quite standard, flat.
With its screen surface of 55 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. It is perfectly integrated with the screen and gives a general feeling of balance.In addition, its support is of the arched type.
A noteworthy innovation for this model is the use of the Slim design technology.
In conclusion, LG has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 55SM8600PUA to have a beautiful object in your living room.

The screen of the LG 55SM8600PUA

The LG has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
LG remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. It’s Edge LED display and that’s too bad. Due to its age and new possibilities such as the led, you will feel like you are going back 10 years. The image is poor.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. It’s better than the others for a TV in its class.
In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the 55SM8600PUA is at the top of its range. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
LG chooses a frequency of 120 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Finally, LG has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the 55SM8600PUA LG makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

55SM8600PUA from LG – The sound

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 55SM8600PUA still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two loudspeakers and a power output of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 55SM8600PUA LG is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

55SM8600PUA from LG – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the 55SM8600PUA has its operating system webOS 4.5; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.
This software environment innovates on the LG 55SM8600PUA with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

55SM8600PUA from LG – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on LG 55SM8600PUA, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

It is with 8 possible connections that this 55SM8600PUA is presented. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output

Presentation of the technical features of the LG 55SM8600PUA

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 120.97 cm x 68.04 cm x 6.35 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV webOS 4.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 0
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

55SM8600PUA from LG – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 55SM8600PUA LG intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the LG know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
With its Edge-LED panel, you have at your disposal a powerful display system. This device is of high quality.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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