LG OLED55B8PUA review & specs

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LG OLED55B8PUA: Testing the AI TV

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The B8 series has been released this summer, it is brand new, crisp, fresh and has everything you can possibly imagine in a TV. Read our own independent LG OLED55B8PUA review to find out why it is so amazing. Of course, there are simpler 55 inch TVs that can give you a good picture with a satisfactory quality but you will love this OLED TV with its own AI and more next level features. The ThinQ AI is meant to control all 8 million pixels separately by dimming them, brightening them or turning them off completely. The manufacturer promises you some next level picture quality. Does it sound like 55 inch is worth 1.5K? Read on to find out more.

LG OLED55B8PUA Pros & Cons

LG OLED55B8PUA PROS:

  • It is an OLED so you get the properly saturated blacks and thus greater contrast.
  • It is an OLED so you get the properly saturated blacks and thus greater contrast.
  • The B8 has minor differences from C8 or E8 which are marketed as slightly more advanced.

LG OLED55B8PUA CONS:

  • It is quite costly so be ready to pay if you love technology.
  • Since you have so many options and features you have to be a whiz kid yourself. Adjusting and aligning it will take you some time.
  • Some customers report that the manual is not good enough and leaves a lot of questions.

Common features

Product

LG OLED55B8PUA

Model

OLED55B8PUA

Brand

LG

Rating

4.8 of 5

Reviews

8

General

Series

B8

Screen sizes in series

55, 65

Display

Screen size, inch

55

4K/HDR

Full HD

Resolution, pixels

3840 x 2160

Display type

OLED

Screen design

flat

Display width, cm/in

120,97/47,62

Display height, cm/in

68,04/26,79

Display area, %

94,82

Display colors

1.07 billion

Refresh rate, Hz

120

Aspect ratio

16:9

High dynamic range (HDR)

HDR10

3D

3D

2D to 3D

has not

Video file formats

AVI

WMV

MP4

MOV

Other

3GPP, MKV, TS, M2TS

Video file codecs

DivX

H.265

H.264

H.263

MPEG-4

Other

QuickTime, VC-1, VP9, Flash Video

Viewing angles

Horizontal, degrees

178

Vertical, degrees

178

Audio

Speakers

stereo

Speakers power, W

40

Dolby atmos

Dolby surround

DTS decoder

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

WAV

AAC

AC3

FLAC

OGG

Other

LPCM, RealAudio, aptX, HE-AAC

Dimensions, weight and color

Colors

black

Width, cm/in

122,8/48,34

Height, cm/in

70,7/27,83

Depth, cm/in

4,7/1,85

Weight, kg/lbs

16,3/35,94

Width with stand, cm/in

122,8/48,34

Height with stand, cm/in

75,2/29,6

Depth with stand, cm/in

22/8,66

Weight with stand, kg/lbs

17,8/39,24

Connections

HDMI

4

USB

3

Component video input

0

Composite video input

1

VGA input

0

Optical digital audio output (S/PDIF)

1

Analog audio output (3.5 mm)

1

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi 5GHz

Bluetooth

TV tuner

Analog

Digital

Ergonomics

VESA mount

VESA interface

200 x 300

Removable stand

Landscape/Portrait pivot

Accessories

Camera

Microphone

Internet movie streaming

Netflix

Hulu

Amazon video

HBO

Other

Vudu, YouTube

Features

Remote control

Smart TV

Local dimming

Bluetooth audio streaming

Voice remote

Picture in picture

MHL-compatible

Parental control

Artificial Intelligence

Google assistant

Amazon alexa compatible

Mobile features

Mobile App

Recording features

Digital recording

Watch and record

Panel

Panel technology

Backlight technology

OLED

Manufacturer

LG Display

Native refresh rate, Hz

120

Panel bit depth, bits

10

Pixel pitch, cm/in

0,031/0,012

Pixel density, ppi

81

Processor

Model

Quad-core

Operating system

Operating system

webOS 4,0

Power

Power supply, V

100 - 120

Typical power consumption, W

80

Maximum power consumption, W

170

Standby power consumption, W

0,5