LG 55SM9800 : a good Direct LED television ?

What is the new LG 55SM9800 worth ?

LG has just announced the launch of the 55SM9800. Given that it is a top-of-the-range model we have decided to take a closer look at this television.
First, the size : 55 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.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Colours which can be considered as faithful. It can be said that this model is worth being looked at.
We have examined it in detail and invite you to discover it in our review today. 

TV design presentation LG 55SM9800

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.
On this aspect, the manufacturer makes almost no mistake, since we are dealing with a television set that has a top-of-the-range look and whose elegance will embellish your living room.
This new LG 55SM9800 is quite standard, flat.
With an interesting size of 55 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. It is perfectly integrated with the screen and gives a general feeling of balance.In addition, its support is in the shape of a pedestal.
The interest of the 55SM9800 is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal Design.
A TV of 55 inches, this LG is clearly located in the top of the range of the brand. A TV with a sober and refined style.

55SM9800 from LG – The screen

As this is a high-end product, the requirements in terms of image quality are naturally high. And at the very least, the LG 55SM9800 with a Direct LED screen is doing remarkably well.
With this new 55SM9800 LG, the company makes an assumed technological choice. It’s LED and that’s good because the image result is excellent. 
The LG 55SM9800 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. In addition, with a screen of 55 inches, the 55SM9800 is among the greatest. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
With a frequency of 120 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, the 55SM9800 deserves to be considered at the time of purchase. It’s top-of-the-line top quality.

TV sound presentation LG 55SM9800

The LG 55SM9800 will give you a clear and faithful sound; thanks to it you will live a unique connected experience.
The equipment consists of  two baffles with 10 W at output.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set LG 55SM9800

On the software side, the LG 55SM9800 is equipped with the operating system webOS 4.5; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
This TV’s Internet access is possible either via Wi-Fi or via a LAN local network and you have the possibility to download a wide variety of applications and movies.

55SM9800 from LG – Its connectivity

All the connectors are grouped together for a better use. The outputs and ports are numerous enough to cover all your needs.
You will need to carefully choose the devices you want to connect to this 55SM9800. The reason? there are few choices in terms of available connectors.

This model has a total of 5 connections, not too bad. The LG 55SM9800 is at the bottom of its range. Not great compared to its competitors.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 1 audio output, 1 antenna input

Technical characteristics of the LG 55SM9800

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 120.975 cm x 68.0483 cm x 6.25 cm
Screen size in inches 55
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct 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 114 W

Our conclusion on the LG 55SM9800

The highly anticipated LG 55SM9800 TV is simply the new top-of-the-range model of the moment, which allows it to reach a higher level than other competitive models.
The least we can say is that this jewel incorporating smart TV technology offers you the LG know-how . An element that is a very good option in the high-end segment.
A Direct LED panel animates this television. The rendering is good, even very good.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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