As the 4K display technology continues to advance so quickly, more and more brands are coming up with new models in this segment of market. The 55SJ8500 is an innovative UHD Smart LED television from the reliable LG Electronics, released early this year. The TV seems to be very promising on paper. However, is it as good for real? Read the rest of our LG Electronics 55SJ8500 review to find out.
The 55-inch model launched along with LG’s most awaited 65-inch model, the 65SJ8500. Both smart television models sport 4K Ultra-HD resolutions with Active HDR technology and comparable hardware, 55-inch TV being the perfect choice for small rooms with denser pixels per inch of the screen. The SJ8500 is the new series from the display technology leader; hence, it is fitted with the most sophisticated display and performance yet. This smart LG super UHD TV features Nano Cell display that delivers extremely deep black levels for superb shadow detail and colors that are ultra-clear even at a wide viewing angle and reduces eye strain.
LG’s 4K 3840x2160p resolution display with Billion Colors support, offers ultra-sharp and vivid videos. The television comes with IPS panel that ensures you get same incredible movie watching experience whether you sit straight in front of the television or watching it from a corner of the room. The LG 55SJ8500 comprises an active HDR analyzer that optimizes HDR10 content for an even more breathtaking HDR experience. Dolby Vision also supported by this smart TV for the best compatibility with most HDR streaming content.
The smart TV powered with the latest WebOs 3.5 that comes together with all of the most popular streaming apps including Netflix and guarantees faster browsing speeds when connected to a fast WiFi or Ethernet network. The 4K and HDR display brings images to life and the LG Channel Plus offers more than 70 free premium internet channels. Furthermore, Harman Kardon™, the giant in audio technology, designs its sound output that will completely redefine movie-watching experience.
The built quality of LG Electronics 55SJ8500 indeed very impressive. The wide screen television is extremely good to look at, and everything about it spells premium. The slim panel design with almost zero bezel is stunning and is a great looking piece of art to add to any home entertainment system. The TV is eye-catching on its premium quality semi-circled stand, but its slim design also looks great on the wall.
The smart TV was designed accessible to a variety of input and output devices, it features array of future-proof ports, including 4x HDMI ports, 3x USB 2.0 ports, 1x RF, 1x component, 1x Ethernet, 1x optical, 1x composite and a mini jack ports.
Although the LG Electronics 55SJ8500 has a heavy price tag, the brilliant display quality makes the television worth the price. We believe this TV well placed in pricing for technology and picture quality offered. We highly recommend this product to anyone who hate mediocre electronics and compromises associated with them.