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LG Electronics 55SK9000 55 Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV 2018 Model

Last Updated: 8 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.3
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
67
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
19
Spam Test
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4K
RESOLUTION
Yes
HDMI
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB

Review Summary - 48 recent, verified reviews

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Picture Quality
 22
quality, tv, sound, picture and sound, amazing
+100%
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" ...  The picture and sound quality are better than my last TV, and my Xbox games look just fine (caveat: I’m a casual gamer, so it probably doesn’t take much to impress me).  ...  "
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" ...  If you want the best picture possible and have the money, get and OLED TV. ... Picture settings are a little advanced so it took some time to get this dialed into my liking.  ...  "
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" ...  If you are inclined to take a master's course in picture quality analytics by all means do so and be prepared to spend north of $3,000 to find the television that performs best according to these measures.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is great, paired it with Yamaha sound bar, woofer and sounds great too  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is not as sharp as I would like, but it’s not a deal killer.  ...  "
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" ...  Very detailed image  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and sound quality are awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is beyond my highest expectations.  ...  "
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Sound Quality
 13
quality, tv, picture, speakers, yamaha
+100%
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" ...  No problem setting up streaming or outputting audio to external speakers.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with this purchase, sound is good although I did hook it to my old Sony sound system thru the optical connection, seems that I cannot control the sound system with the TV remote though.  ...  "
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" ...  Great picture and sound.  ...  "
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" ...  The sound quality is incredible.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture and sound quality are awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture quality is great, paired it with Yamaha sound bar, woofer and sounds great too  ...  "
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" ...  The picture quality is fantastic and very surprised at how good the sound quality is.  ...  "
Software Platform
 9
apps, smart, google, alexa, netflix
+78%
-22%
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" ...  The SmartTV functions are so easy to navigate—I got rid of the apps I didn’t want, downloaded those I did, and rearranged them according to how often I use them.  ...  "
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" ...  For now I will continue to use my Google Chromecast because the Google home smart features work better with it.  ...  "
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" ...  apps into smart TV. ... I can get around it by adding chromecast to the set, but it would have been nice to have them all in one place.  ...  "
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" ...  And all my favorite apps. ... already pre-installed and they update with such a simple task. ... And the apps themselves function so well.  ...  "
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" ...  I moved on to setting up the Apps (Smart TV). ... After the updated, then the Apps launched and updated and are working fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Everyone drools when they see the picture quality, but it has all the great built-in features/apps you'd expect in a set at this price range.  ...  "
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" ...  Quality purchase and it works with Alexa even better.  ...  "
Resolution
 8
tv, oled, tvs, lg, retention
+100%
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" ...  Which means that another 4K streaming device will be needed.  ...  "
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" ...  The clarity even for non 4k content is just awesome. ... Connection for the 4K and HDR was easier than my experience with other brands of TVs.  ...  "
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" ...  However all that said, plugging in an Apple TV 4k, made it all come alive (with 2 button remote).  ...  "
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" ...  I finally upgraded my 10 yr old 52” Sony to this LG 65SK9000PUA 65” SUPER UHD TV.  ...  "
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" ...  This replaced a 40" 1080P LG that we were also very happy with the past few years.  ...  "
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" ...  Video games are breathtaking if you have a 4K capable device.  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded to a Xbox One X so I figured it was pretty much required to purchase a 4k tv. ... So I went for the next best thing that was not an OLED TV being this series of LGs Tv's. ... If you want the best picture possible and have the money, get and OLED TV.  ...  "
Price
 7
good, tv, range, money, better
+100%
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" ...  Definitely a good product for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Is good but not for the price  ...  "
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" ...  You can search high and low, you will find no better TV for this price.  ...  "
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" ...  Spend the extra money and enjoy yourself.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent bang for the buck.  ...  "
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" ...  A great TV at a good price .  ...  "
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" ...  For this price point, the HDR looks great.  ...  "
Color
 6
picture, halo, effect, dark scenes, vivid
+100%
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" ...  It has amazing color reproduction and is just easy to use and less quirky than TCL.  ...  "
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" ...  Very detailed image  ...  "
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" ...  I see colors as I've never seen before. ... The halo effect (white/Grey wash around bright whites like fonts on black screens, etc. )  ...  "
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" ...  However I recommend you keep it on low because it's a nice feature and really darkens up the dark scenes.  ...  "
Remote
 6
magic, control, lg, figure, ease
+100%
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" ...  TV looks perfectly fine in the day and the dark, and the remote is probably one of the best I’ve had—layout, ease, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  The magic remote works so well and with ease. ... You can practically whisper to the remote and it's results are accurate.  ...  "
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" ...  I use the ARC HDMI which runs through my amplifier and allows the TV remote to control the amplifier. ... (The LG Magic Remote uses a wheel to select and control, so it takes some practice. ... The LG Magic Remote is fun to use, once you figure out how the cursor moves around.  ...  "
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" ...  Remote is fantastic.  ...  "
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" ...  I find the Samsung remote to be sleeker.  ...  "
Marketplace
 6
would, shipping, service, delivery, 2
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Very detailed image  ...  "
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" ...  Quick note on shipping. ... Sign up for Prime. ... I got free 2 day shipping. ... Amazon really takes pride in a satisfactory customer experience.  ...  "
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" ...  This arrived yesterday using the Amazon scheduled delivery service, which was especially helpful.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon Delivery Service I would rate at 2 stars.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 6
pointer, halo, dark, bleed, viewing
+83%
-17%
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" ...  I followed the "advise" of a consumers magazine and after some research found that this was the best 65" LED flat screen for the money.  ...  "
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" ...  For those wondering if there is a difference in full array vs edge lighting.  ...  "
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" ...  On screen pointer is fun to use and functions so well.  ...  "
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" ...  I have no problems viewing the screen day or night or at angles. ... I really like how you can use it as a pointer on the screen for selecting different options and how quickly the tv responds to your selection.  ...  "
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" ...  One thing I must say in this TVs defense is I have NEVER had a tv that you could not see light bleed on a dark picture in a dark room.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 5
user, simple, setup, set, pretty
+100%
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" ...  LG has created an easy to user home interface that allows you to seemlessly switch between applications.  ...  "
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" ...  The functionality is so user friendly. ... The menu is so simple to navigate.  ...  "
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" ...  Was easy to setup for me, but requires assembly of the stand. ... Made the entry of passwords on accounts pretty easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was simple.  ...  "
Apps
 5
tv, smarttv, smart, updated, netflix
+80%
-20%
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" ...  The SmartTV functions are so easy to navigate—I got rid of the apps I didn’t want, downloaded those I did, and rearranged them according to how often I use them.  ...  "
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" ...  apps into smart TV.  ...  "
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" ...  And all my favorite apps. ... And the apps themselves function so well.  ...  "
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" ...  I moved on to setting up the Apps (Smart TV). ... After the updated, then the Apps launched and updated and are working fine.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 5
google, alexa, turn, system, everything
+60%
-40%
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" ...  Like everything about the primary tv.  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting it to my system was easy for me. ... I have wired internet access and the TV set up everything without much help from me.  ...  "
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" ...  Seeing how my Xbox is the hub of my entertainment system I was not going to risk it.  ...  "
Device Stand
 4
wall, tv, stand, one, looking
+100%
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" ...  The stand that comes with the TV is very sturdy and nice looking.  ...  "
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" ...  May previous TV stand was well built with plenty of steel. ... I have installed them on the wall before and the key is using a quality wall mount unit and definitely need one or two more people to help.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a seriously good TV, with a great picture and a very shallow wall to frame dimension (something I really wanted).  ...  "
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" ...  It’s not heavy at all and was super simple to mount.  ...  "
Setup
 3
easy, use, tv, simple, set
+100%
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" ...  Was easy to setup for me, but requires assembly of the stand. ... Made the entry of passwords on accounts pretty easy.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was simple.  ...  "
Delivery
 3
shipping, scheduled, 2, day, service
+100%
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" ...  Quick note on shipping. ... I got free 2 day shipping.  ...  "
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" ...  This arrived yesterday using the Amazon scheduled delivery service, which was especially helpful. ... It was double boxed and in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  All I had was a delivery date (2 Day Prime Shipping), but no detail on the carrier.  ...  "
Ports
 3
tv, runs, hdmi, amplifier, system
+100%
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" ...  Set has usable features and multiple HDMI inputs.  ...  "
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" ...  I use the ARC HDMI which runs through my amplifier and allows the TV remote to control the amplifier.  ...  "
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" ...  Seeing how my Xbox is the hub of my entertainment system I was not going to risk it.  ...  "
Build Quality
 3
tv, pretty, plastic, cheap, lots
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I find the stand to be perfectly sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  The TV stand is very stylish and looks great, especially compared to some sets that use "legs".  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
HDMI:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  3 
USB:  Yes 
Display
Resolution:  4K 
4K
RESOLUTION
Yes
HDMI
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
Yes
USB