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LG OLED55C8 Series

We have collected and analyzed 6 expert reviews and 205 user reviews from international sources. experts rate this product 99/100 and users rate it 96/100. The average review date is Oct 11, 2018. We have compared these reviews to 1569372 reviews from other TVs. The alaSCORE™ for this product is 98/100 = Excellent. Last update: Dec 10, 2018.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

LG OLED55C8PLA review

 

Small but significant improvements make this LG TV a superb all-rounder.

Brighter, punchier and sharper than last year’s models ; Fantastically natural images ; Amazing upscaling ; Loads of apps ; Stylish design

Motion processing could be better ; Setting menus are confusing ; Mediocre sound for the money

Individually small but collectively significant improvements make the C8 a superb all-rounder of a TV

Apr, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

LG OLED55C8PLA review

 

This LG OLED proves that brainier is better...

The brightest and punchiest OLED has ever been ; Brilliantly natural and subtle ; Super-deep blacks now have more detail ; Amazing upscaling ; Super-stylish

Motion processing could be better ; Mediocre sound for the money

Small, across-the-board improvements make this the best OLED yet

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Nick Pino (techradar.com)

LG C8 OLED (OLED55C8) review

 

LG's most affordable OLED handles motion like a pro

Alpha 9 Processor ; Lowest price for OLED ; webOS with AI

Small changes to the panel

The LG C8 OLED packs the majority of the innovation into its new Alpha 9 Processor, which might be a bit disappointing if you’re looking for some improvements to last year’s C7 OLED in terms overall brightness or vibrancy. However, the 2018 C8 is still...

Mar, 2018

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

LG OLED55C8PTA review

 

Putting the telly in intelligent

The brightest and punchiest OLED has ever been ; Brilliantly natural and subtle ; Super-deep blacks now have more detail ; Amazing upscaling ; Super-stylish

Motion processing could be better ; Mediocre sound for the money

LG’s constantly evolving OLEDs have a new king of the ring

Oct, 2018

Expert review by : Roberto Pezzali (dday.it)

LG OLED 55 C8, la recensione. Quando la perfezione è ad un passo

 

Abbiamo in redazione da diverse settimane il nuovo LG C8: è il modello OLED entry level dotato del nuovo processore a9 ed è davvero un gran TV. Che può raggiungere la perfezione se chi lo compra investe qualcosa sulla calibrazione

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Marius Eichfelder (chip.de)

LG OLED 55C8 im Test

 

Der LG OLED 55C8 ist einer der wenigen mittelgroßen UHD-TVs, der im Test in jedem Bereich ein gutes Ergebnis erzielt. Insbesondere die Bildqualität liegt dank des kontrastreichen OLED-Panels auf einem exzellenten Niveau. Die Ausstattung ist ebenfalls...

Sehr gutes OLED-Panel ; Ausgezeichnete Ausstattung ; Umfangreiche Smart-TV-Funktionen

Etwas flacher Klang

Jun, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Excellent picture and sound

 

I purchased this LG OLED television two weeks ago from Richer Sounds following reading the ‘Which' Consumer Magazine and What HI-FI reviews. Very happy with the the quality of the product. The picture quality is excellent and the audio extremely good...

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Exceeded my expectations!

 

Had this for a few weeks now. Dead easy to set up. Picture superb, enough content that really shows the benefit of HD. Sound is better and perfectly good without any additional speakers. Navigation with voice activation does work

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

LG OLED55C8PLA Fantastic picture quality .

 

picture quality is amazing . surprised how good the sound is with out any sound bar I was concerned going from 42 inch to a 55 inch tv would over power the room. but when set up at home even the wife thinks it looks good. lots of usefully apps. easy to...

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (richersounds.com)

Fantastic in every way

 

I have been impressed with the clarity and depth of the picture. The blacks (by definition the absence of colour) are extreme and really enhance picture quality. I bought the PLA version because of the extra processor speed and am not disappointed....

Dec, 2018

Product Specifications

Audio

aptX audio decoding:Y
Audio Decoders:DTS,Dolby Atmos
Audio decoding technologies:DTS-HD
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in subwoofer:Y
Equalizer:Y
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:40
Sound modes:Clear Voice III
Subwoofer RMS power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver
Heavy metals free:Hg (mercury)
On/off switch:Y
Peak luminance ratio:65
Product colour:Black
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 200

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Colour depth:10
Display diagonal:139.7
Display diagonal (metric):139
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Display Technology:OLED
HD type:4K Ultra HD
Noise Reduction:Y
Peak luminance ratio:65
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9, Auto
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080),3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080p,2160p

Ergonomics

On/off switch:Y
Smart calibration:Y
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:300 x 200

Management features

Electronic Programme Guide (EPG):Y
Number of OSD languages:36
On Screen Display (OSD):Y
On/Off timer:Y
Picture-in-Picture:Y
Programming period:8
Sleep timer:Y
Voice Control:Y
Voice guide:Y

Networking

Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Browsing:Y
Ethernet LAN:Y
Miracast:Y
Web Browser:Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11ac

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 80
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):0 - 85
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60

Packaging Content

Batteries included:Y
Battery Type:AA
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand:Y
Handheld remote control:Y
Manual:Y
Number of Batteries Supported:2
Quick installation guide:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Remote control type:MR18

Packaging Data

Package depth:207
Package height:810
Package Type:Box
Package weight:24.4
Package width:1345

Performance

4K Ultra HD upscaling:Y
Audio formats supported:AAC,AC3,AC4,DTS,EAC3,HE-AAC,MP2,MP3,PCM,WMA,apt-X / AAC,AC3,HE-AAC,MP2,MP3,PCM,WMA
Auto Depth Enhancer:Y
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):Y
Local Dimming:Y
Noise Reduction:Y
Processor Cores:4
Smart Remote support:Y
Teletext:2000
Teletext function:Y
USB Recording:Y
Video compression formats:HEVC,VP9
Video formats supported:HEVC,VP9
Voice Control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC):Y
Common interface (CI):Y
Common interface Plus (CI+):N / Y
Common interface Plus (CI+) version:1.4
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):SimpLink
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
DVI port:N
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub):N
RF ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100 - 240
Annual energy consumption:157
Energy efficiency class:A
Energy saving mode:Y
Power Consumption (Standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):113

Smart TV

App store:LG Content Store
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV):Y
Internet TV:Y
Operating system installed:WEB OS
Operating System Version:4.0
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart calibration:Y
Smart TV:Y
Timeshift:Y
Video apps:Amazon Prime Video,NetFlix

Technical Details

Audio codecs:AC4, AC3(Dolby Digital), EAC3, HE-AAC, AAC, MP2, MP3, PCM, DTS, DTS-HD, DTS Express, WMA, apt-X

TV tuner

Analog signal format system:PAL,SECAM
Auto channel search:Y
Digital signal format system:DVB-C,DVB-S2,DVB-T2 / DVB-T2 HD
Supported TV bands:S Band, UHF, VHF
Tuner type:Analog & Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:47
Depth (with stand):230
Height :707
Height (with stand):757
Weight:16.3
Weight with stand:19.1
Width:1228
Width (with stand):1228