LG 65SM8500PLA : a television of 65 inches

Presentation of the LG 65SM8500PLA

LG ranks among the big names in top-of-the-range televisions, and proposes with this 65SM8500PLA, one of the best screens on the market tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 65 inches on this device.
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.
This television is delivered with a  Ultra HD 4K resolution.  The television is different from its competitors by this choice of high-range Ultra HD 4K.
A more precise analysis will allow us to know how this 65SM8500PLA stands out of the rank and is really better than its competitors. 

The design of the LG 65SM8500PLA

The engineers at the LG have created a real masterpiece as for the exterior appearance of this television set.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. LG continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
A high quality finish; a faithful image; everything is combined to make the LG 65SM8500PLA an elegant TV in this range.
The 65SM8500PLA is simply flat.
With a size of 65 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.
The charm of the 65SM8500PLA is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In conclusion, we are dealing with a high quality device. LG is trying with this model to take more space in this niche, for an interesting result.

TV screen presentation LG 65SM8500PLA

With this high-end model for image and display rendering, LG continues to gain market share against the international giants that are its competitors.
With this new 65SM8500PLA LG, the company makes an assumed technological choice. Although of lower quality, an Edge LED Edge-LED is used for this TV.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. And with his 65 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that belongs to the series of large models in its range. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
LG chooses a frequency of 120 Hz, the television’s fluidity is at the top of its range.
In addition, LG has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s just top-of-the-line.

65SM8500PLA from LG – The sound

The LG 65SM8500PLA will give you a clear and faithful sound; thanks to it you will live a unique connected experience.
The equipment consists of  two speakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

The Intelligent aspect of the LG 65SM8500PLA

It has almost become a habit for LG, this 65SM8500PLA has its operating system webOS 4.5 installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.

Presentation of the connection technology of LG 65SM8500PLA

Concerning the connectivity aspect on LG 65SM8500PLA, we have a lot of choice.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

It is with 5 possible connections that this 65SM8500PLA is presented. Apart from a few devices, you will not be able to connect many elements. Low choice compared to the competition.

In detail here are the available connections:
3 USB ports, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input

Technical characteristics of the LG 65SM8500PLA

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 142.851 cm x 80.3538 cm x 6.25 cm
Screen size in inches 65
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV webOS 4.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 6
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 0
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
Power consumption 118 W

Our conclusion on the LG 65SM8500PLA

In conclusion, the LG 65SM8500PLA is to be classified as top of the range. Almost perfect on everything, it is the TV to own for home theater sessions and online game sessions.
In addition, it is worth noting that this 65SM8500PLA is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
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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