The LG UH8500 is a Super Ultra HD “Smart TV” that offers incredible, advanced technology to deliver a smooth and rich 4K experience unlike anything else you have seen. Using HDR with Dolby Vision as well as Ultra Luminance, its 4K resolution comes to lifelike quality with depth and a richness of 1 billion colors rarely seen on a screen.
The display is an IPS (In-plane switching) panel, LED Quantum display with 4K (3840 x 2160) resolution. This allows LG to deliver over 1 billion rich and deep colors with a smoother motion and refresh rate for a real life look.
This Super UHD television is a step above the rest with its use of a Quantum display and inclusion of Tru Black Panel, Ultra Luminance, and especially its use of HDR Super with Dolby Vision. UH8500’s Quantum IPS display also offers a wider viewing angle without compromising The contrast ratio.
What is HDR?
HDR stands for High Dynamic Range and was extremely popular at CES 2016. This is the most recent of advanced technologies that major manufacturers are placing inside of Smart TVs.
HDR content provides superior true to life colors with better contrast and coloring. It provides a wider and richer range of colors, a much deeper and darker black, and much brighter whites. In this model, LG uses HDR with Dolby Vision, which is an elevated standard for HDR technology.
The UH8500 features full web browser capabilities through webOS 3.0. This is the latest of LG’s high quality Smart technology platforms and is easier to use than ever, with Magic Remote,Mobile Connection, andZoom.
You can browse websites, visit the LG Content Store (App Store), go onto social media, watch Netflix or YouTube, share content from your mobile device to your television, listen to music, search using your voice, and more, using the “Smart” technology in this LG model.
The audio is just as great as impressive. Designed by Harman Kardon, its on-board 2.2 channel, ultra surround sound provides a cinematic and rich sound without a sound bar.
- Ultra HD (UHD) Display (3840 x 2160)
- TruMotion 240Hz
- Quantum Display
- IPS Panel
- Tru Black Panel
- Ultra Luminance
- Super Mastering Engine
- HDR Super with Dolby Vision
- 4K Upscaler
- Local Dimming
- Smart TV: webOS 3.0; LG Content Store; Full Web Browser; Natural Voice Recognition; Magic Remote Control (included); Magic Mobile Connection); Universal Control Capability; Magic Zoom.
- Smart Sharing: Screen Share, Content Share
- 3D Capabilities: FPR (Passive); 2 pairs of 3D glasses included
- Audio: Harman Kardon 2.2 Channel Speaker System; Ultra Surround Sound; Wireless Sound Sync; DTS Decoder (M6)
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi Built-in: 802.11 a/c; Wi-Fi Direct; SIMPLINK (HDMI CEC)
- Ports: 3 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 RF in, 1 Composite In/Component In, Ethernet, Optical, RS232C (Mini Jack)
Included is a stand and a 300 x 300 VESA wall mount. This LG is also 3D capable, and even comes with 2 pairs of 3D glasses.
The LG UH8500 comes in four sizes: 50”, 60”, 65”, and 75”. Retail prices for each are as follows:
- 55 inch: $1,299.99
- 60 inch: $1,699.99
- 65 inch: $1,999.99
- 75 inch: $3,499.99
The LG UH8500 has it all: Super UHD 4K resolution, HDR technology, advanced IPS Quantum display, Harman Kardon audio system on board, Smart television technology, webOS 3.0, full web browsing, voice recognition, 4K upscaling, wireless connection, wireless WiFi sync, and a plethora of other incredible features that make this television a home run in the current 4K television war.