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LG 2018 LCD LED TV line-up, with SK9500, SK8500 and SK8100 top models

LG 2018 LCD LED TV
In this article we look at the LG 2018 LCD LED TV line-up. The top models in this line-up are the SK9500-series, the SK8500-series and the SK8100-series.
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LG brings a large number of new televisions to the Netherlands and Belgium this year. We have already discussed the 2018 oled tv line-up of the company extensively. In this article we look at the LG 2018 LCD LED TV line-up. The top models in this line-up are the SK9500-series, the SK8500-series and the SK8100-series. In this article you will find all specifications, features, model numbers and prices.

LG 2018 Super UHD TVs

The 2018 Super UHD TV series from LG consists of the SK9500, SK8500, SK8100 and SK7900 models. The top models in the SK9500 and SK8500 series are equipped with  Full-Array Local Dimming backlight (FALD), which should provide deeper blacks and improved colors. The SK9500 models have slightly more dimmable zones than the SK8500 models. With FALD backlight, the LEDs in the backlight zones can be placed closer together and spread all over the screen, in contrast to edge lighting where backlight is placed at the edges of the TV screen. The technology improves black levels and image display by turning the LEDs on and off separately. The televisions are equipped with an ips-panel that must provide a wide viewing angle.

In addition, the new Super UHD TVs with The A7 ‘Alpha’ processor that in the field of image quality for various improvements should ensure. For example, colors must be reproduced more accurately and the noise reduction has improved. There is also support for  HFR (High Frame Rate), with a maximum of 120 frames per second in 4K quality. Thanks to HFR, you lose less details with fast moving images, so it is particularly interesting for sports and games. However, since HDMI 2.1 is not present, HFR is currently only supported via streaming. Now that is not a big problem as there is hardly any content available in 120 fps. You can not display HFR in combination with HDR.

 

Furthermore, the TVs have broad support for HDR, including HDR10 and Dolby Vision, and there is support for Dolby Atmos audio. Do not expect the TV to show Dolby Atmos in all its glory; thanks to this support, the TV can transmit a Dolby Atmos signal from a streaming service in bitstream to, for example, a receiver. Of course, webOS is also present as a smart TV platform, but LG ThinQ is also being   introduced, a digital voice assistant based on the Google Assistant. With this you can control your TV by means of voice commands and also control compatible smart home products. In addition, the webOS TVs provide access to Chromecast for streaming media.

LG 2018 UHD TVs

LG also brings various UHD TVs to the Netherlands and Belgium. These models must do without the Nano Cell technology (quantum dot technology) and the A7 processor. However, all TVs have the webOS 4.0 platforms with ThingQ control. HDR support is available in the form of HLG and HDR10. All models have a 2.0 channel audio system with a power of 20 watts. The sizes range from 43-inch to 86-inch.

LG 2018 lcd led tv line-up

Below is an overview of all LCD LED TVs that LG brings to the Netherlands and Belgium in 2018. All models are available from April / May 2018.

LG SK9500 series

These are the top models of LG, equipped with the Nano Cell technology and Full Array backlighting with local dimming. These TVs also come with the A7 processor.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Nano Cell Display Pro
  • Nano Cell Color Pro (quantum dots)
  • Full Array backlight Pro
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • a7 Intelligent processor
  • 4K HFR (100p)
  • 4K Cinema HDR
  • HDR: Dolby Vision, Technicolor HDR, HLG, HDR10
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Ultra Luminance Pro
  • Professional Game TV
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 40 Watt 2.2 channel audio system
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Surround
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • Magic Remote
  • WiFi
  • 4x HDMI, 3x USB
  • Models:
    • 65-inch: 65SK9500PLA
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LG SK8500 series

The SK8500 series TVs are largely comparable to the SK95 models but come with fewer dimming zones and a different design.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Nano Cell Display Pro
  • Nano Cell Color Pro (quantum dots)
  • Full Array backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • a7 Intelligent processor
  • 4K HFR (100p)
  • 4K Cinema HDR
  • HDR: Dolby Vision, Technicolor HDR, HLG, HDR10
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Ultra Luminance Pro
  • Professional Game TV
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 40 Watt 2.2 channel audio system
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Surround
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • Magic Remote
  • WiFi
  • 4x HDMI, 3x USB
  • Models:
    • 49-inch: 49SK8500PLA
    • 55-inch: 55SK8500PLA
    • 65-inch: 65SK8500PLA

LG SK8100 series

The SK8100 series consists of a single 75-inch model with edge lit backlight and a slightly poor light output.

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  • LCD LED TV
  • Nano Cell Display Pro
  • Nano Cell Color Pro (quantum dots)
  • Edge lit backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • a7 Intelligent processor
  • 4K HFR (100p)
  • 4K Cinema HDR
  • HDR: Dolby Vision, Technicolor HDR, HLG, HDR10
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Ultra Luminance
  • Professional Game TV
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 40 Watt 2.2 channel audio system
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Surround
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • Magic Remote
  • WiFi
  • 4x HDMI, 2x USB
  • Models:
    • 75-inch: 75SK8100PLA
    • 65-inch: 65SK8100PLA

LG SK7900 series

The SK7900 models are special editions for the World Cup football. These TVs have a special Ultra Stadium Surround mode. Compared to the models above they have to do without the a7 processor and the imaging techniques are slightly less.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Nano Cell Display
  • Nano Cell Color (quantum dots)
  • Edge lit backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • Quadcore processor
  • 4K Active HDR
  • HDR: Dolby Vision, HLG, HDR10
  • Sports Viewing Angle
  • Ultra Luminance
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 20 Watt 2.0 channel audio system
  • Ultra Stadium Surround
  • webOS 4.0
  • Magic Remote
  • WiFi
  • 4x HDMI, 2x USB
  • Models:
    • 49-inch: 49SK7900PLA
    • 55-inch: 55SK7900PLA
    • 65-inch: 65SK7900PLA

LG UK6950 series

The UK6950 models have to do without the Nano Cell technology and the support for Dolby Vision has also disappeared. The ThinQ assistant is present.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Edge lit backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • 2K HFR (50p)
  • Quadcore processor
  • 4K Active HDR
  • HDR: HLG, HDR10
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Ultra Luminance (not on 50-inch and 43-inch model)
  • Local Dimming (not on 50-inch and 43-inch model)
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 20 Watt 2.0 channel audio system
  • DTS Virtual: X
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • Magic Remote
  • WiFi
  • 4x HDMI, 2x USB
  • Models:
    • 43-inch: 43UK6950PLB
    • 50-inch: 50UK6950PLB
    • 55-inch: 55UK6950PLB
    • 65-inch: 65UK6950PLB
    • 70-inch: 70UK6950PLB

LG UK6750 series

With the UK7650 models, the Magic Remote has disappeared but the other specs are largely similar to the series above. The design is different.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Direct LED backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • 2K HFR (50p)
  • Quadcore processor
  • 4K Active HDR
  • HDR: HLG, HDR10
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Ultra Luminance (not on 50-inch and 43-inch model)
  • Local Dimming (not on 50-inch and 43-inch model)
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 20 Watt 2.0 channel audio system
  • Ultra Surround
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • WiFi
  • 4x HDMI, 2x USB
  • Models:
    • 43-inch: 43UK6750PLD
    • 50-inch: 50UK6750PLD

LG UK6500 series

We see the largest TVs in the UK6500 series. The 86-inch model features Dolby Vision and the A7 processor, while the 75-inch version has to do with HDR10, HLG and the quadcore processor.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Edge lit backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • 2K HFR (50p) (86-inch version has 4 HDR 100p)
  • Quadcore processor (86-inch version has a7 processor)
  • 4K Active HDR
  • HDR: HLG, HDR10 (86-inch version has Dolby Vision and Technicolor HDR)
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Ultra Luminance (75-inch version only)
  • Local Dimming (75-inch version only)
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 20 Watt 2.0 channel audio system
  • Ultra Surround
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • WiFi
  • 4x HDMI, 2x USB (3x USB for 86-inch version)
  • Models:
    • 75-inch: 75UK6500PLA
    • 86-inch: 86UK6500PLA

LG UK6400 and UK6470 series

The models in the UK6400 series and UK6470 series have been stripped a little further, even with one HDMI input less.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Direct LED backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • 2K HFR (50p)
  • Quadcore processor
  • 4K Active HDR
  • HDR: HLG, HDR10
  • Wide Viewing Angle (not on 50-inch model)
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 20 Watt 2.0 channel audio system
  • Ultra Surround
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • WiFi
  • 3x HDMI, 2x USB
  • Models:
    • 43-inch: 43UK6400PLF / 43UK6470PLC
    • 49-inch: 49UK6400PLF / 49UK6470PLC
    • 50-inch: 50UK6400PLF / 50UK6470PLC
    • 55-inch: 55UK6400PLF / 55UK6470PLC
    • 65-inch: 65UK6400PLF / 65UK6470PLC

LG UK6300 series

The models in the UK6300 series have a different design compared to the models above. The specifications are similar.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Direct LED backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • 2K HFR (50p)
  • Quadcore processor
  • 4K Active HDR
  • HDR: HLG, HDR10
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • 4K HDR Gaming
  • 20 Watt 2.0 channel audio system
  • Ultra Surround
  • webOS 4.0 / ThinQ
  • WiFi
  • 3x HDMI, 2x USB
  • Models:
    • 43-inch: 43UK6300PLB
    • 49-inch: 49UK6300PLB
    • 55-inch: 55UK6300PLB
    • 65-inch: 65UK6300PLB

LG UK6100 series

The lowest model in the line-up is the UK6100. These TVs are also special World Cup editions and come with Ultra Stadium Surround.

  • LCD LED TV
  • Direct LED backlight
  • Local dimming
  • 4K Ultra HD resolution
  • 2K HFR (50p)
  • Quadcore processor
  • 4K Active HDR
  • HDR: HLG, HDR10
  • Ultra Luminance
  • Sports Viewing Angle
  • 20 Watt 2.0 channel audio system
  • Ultra Stadium Surround
  • webOS 4.0
  • 3x HDMI, 2x USB
  • Models:
    • 55-inch: 55UK6100PLB
    • 65-inch: 65UK6100PLB

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