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LG Electronics 55UB9500 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 3D LED TV

July 19, 2014 by  
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LG Electronics 55UB9500 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz LED HDTV

LG Electronics 55UB9500 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD LED 3D TV

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**New for 2014. LG Electronic’s 55UB9500 55-inch 4K Ultra HD LED Smart 3D TV is LG’s high end LED 4K LED TV. A 4K Ultra HD TV provides 3840 x 2160 resolution, which is four times the resolution of Full HD. The UB9500 Series uses a premium IPS 4K Panel for wider viewing angles and accurate colors. The Ultra HD resolution allows you to sit closer to a larger TV and get the immersive movie theater experience. Most movie theaters now use a 4K projector, so in effect you will have movie theater resolution in the home. New WebOS Smart TV interface. For 2014 the UB9500 4K Series has a built-in HEVC (H.265) decoder which will allow you to stream 4K Ultra HD video from Netflix and other providers. This is the latest compression technology available. The 55UB9500 with its onboard 120Hz and UCI 1500 reduces blurring when you’re watching your favorite sporting event, action movie, or playing a fast moving video game. Other features include four of the latest HDMI 2.0 connections which are 4K Ready for your DVD Player, Blu-ray Player, Game Console, Cable Boxes, and other devices. The 4K Ultra HD display has over eight million pixels of resolution. Three USB 2.0 Ports allow you to view your video and photos on your TV, or listen to MP3 music. NTSC analog and ATSC with QAM digital TV tuners built in. Sleep Timer. Energy Star compliant. LG’s Smart Share allows you to share pictures and video from your compatible tablet or smartphone on the big screen.

LG SmartShare

LG SmartShare allows you to show pictures and video from your smartphone or tablet on the big screen (click for larger image)

Smart 4K TV with WebOS: For 2014 LG has revamped its Smart TV platform, using WebOS. The 55UB9500 is Internet Ready, and can play premium content from Netflix, Amazon, Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, Youtube, Skype (with optional camera), Games, Full Web Browser, and more. LG’s new Magic Remote is included, which can take voice commands and act like a pointer, as well as traditional remote control functions. It is a universal remote as well. It has a built-in Wifi adapter (nothing extra to buy) and has Wi-Fi Direct. To speed up Smart TV operations, LG has upgraded the UB9500 Series to include a Triple XD™ Engine. The Clear Voice II feature automatically enhances and amplifies the sound of the human voice frequency range to help keep dialogue audible. A 35 watt sound system provides sound with Dolby Digital And DTS Decoder. Built-in Miracast + MHL.

Dimensions with stand: 48.5 x 30.8 x 10.2″ ( 52.5 lbs.)
Dimensions without stand: 48.5 x 28.9 x 2.4″ ( 50.9 lbs.)

Available Sizes: 65-inch, 55-inch

Smart-Review Commentary: For 2014, LG introduces its UB9500 Series 55-inch Smart 3D TV with Ultra HD 4K resolution. This TV has four times the resolution of regular HD TVs (8 million pixels), making the picture lifelike. Since it is a 3D TV, you will enjoy 3D as never seen before due to the increased clarity. It has the latest technology, such as HDMI 2.0 which can receive input from the latest Blu-ray players, game consoles, and 4K camcorders. It also has a feature called HEVC (H.265), a compression techology that allows more data to flow over cable, allowing you to watch 4K programming from streaming services such as Netflix. The 4K IPS panel will give you wide viewing angles. As a 3D TV, LG includes 2 Pairs 3D glasses. 3D on a 4K TV is an amazing experience with the added resolution. The 2014 LG 55UB9500 has added a Triple XD™ Engine to this model, to speed up Smart TV functions and Apps. This TV weighs substantially less than last year’s model. Included are the latest features including LED Backlighting, Internet Ready, Built-in WiFi, Miracast, Netflix & Amazon Ready, with the new WebOS Smart TV Interface. The Smart TV features include a full web browser and a full array of APPs to access internet content, movies, sports, news and TV shows. Smart Share: allows you to display files from your tablet, smartphone, or PC by wireless WiFi on your big screen. For 2014 LG now includes the new Magic Remote, which allows you to control your TV by voice command, or use the remote as a pointer. Owners have reported great picture quality. If you are looking for a 55-inch TV with a great picture and Smart TV functions, 3D, and Ultra HD resolution, then the 55-inch 55UB9500 is an great choice. This model has received excellent consumer reviews. We previewed this model at CES 2014. It is a Smart-Review Top Pick for 2014.

LG UB9500 Series 55-inch 4K TV 65-inch 4K TV
    4K TV Features

  • *New 2014 Model
  • 4K Ultra HD (3840×2160)
  • Four HDMI 2.0 Inputs
  • Magic Remote
  • 35 Watt Sound
  • 4K IPS Panel
  • Triple XD™ Engine
  • MiraCast + MHL
  • Internet Ready TV
  • HEVC (H.265) decoder
  • Energy Star Certified
  • Built-in WiFi
  • WebOS Smart TV

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