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LG SK559500 TV - £699 @ PRC Direct
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LG SK559500 TV - £699 @ PRC Direct

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Posted 15th Sep

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For a large screen under £1000 you have three good options.. The SK9500, Sony xf9005 or an refurbished OLED (wouldn't personally recommend) all other tvs under this price point are rubbish and generally low spec.. 8 bit HDR, edge lit, very low peak brightness etc. This TV is actually an 10 bit panel with direct led and has 550 nits for SDR and just over 650 nits for HDR which more than double the brightness of most other panels posted here. Dolby atmos speakers actually sound quite good and the bass is punchy, the magic remote is amazing as well.. The local dimming isn't too great but gets the job well enough.
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Sorry I forgot to mention the delivery is £9.95 and the TV comes with a 5 year warranty
Its a great set, was £649 recently from some place in brum (got deleted from here as they don't pay commission)
Much better than anything LG have for £700 in their current line up.

Apparently most of the issues with the way the fald has been implemented have been fixed or can be easily mitigated through the options. Had this TV on my wish list for 12 months but ended up getting a projector for now.
jaydeeuk115/09/2019 21:32

Its a great set, was £649 recently from some place in brum (got deleted …Its a great set, was £649 recently from some place in brum (got deleted from here as they don't pay commission)Much better than anything LG have for £700 in their current line up. Apparently most of the issues with the way the fald has been implemented have been fixed or can be easily mitigated through the options. Had this TV on my wish list for 12 months but ended up getting a projector for now.


Ive had it for a few days and it's great, it's crazy bright lol. Colours in HDR are amazing with the xbox one x and PS4 Pro.. only has 15ms with game mode. MUCH better than my mums Samsung Q60R which she paid £1200 for. The local dimming isn't too bad.. Its better than not having it. This year's tvs are crap.. Too many corners cut
Edited by: "Josh_millen" 15th Sep
Found the link (electronicsempire, cant post link)


£666 in store price, wonder if prc will price match.

I used to have the 2016 lg 55 uh850v, loved 3d (which is why i went for a projector) so havent replaced it since it broke. Have been torn between ambilight which is awesome and this TV which is fantastic VFM. Wont get an oled as i have kids who would spend all day on the xbox if i let them
LCD panel bit depth and HDR bit depth are not the same thing. While a 10-bit LCD panel can help to avoid banding it's not the main hardware implementing the improvements that HDR is using 10-bits to record. The richer colour comes from purer light frequencies which are determined by the colour filters and backlight, while the better contrast comes from the higher brightness of the backlight coupled with a local dimming system.

An 8-bit LCD panel works perfectly well for 10-bit HDR at today's level of hardware ability.
The new Panasonic sets are a really good shout as well.
Josh_millen15/09/2019 21:29

Sorry I forgot to mention the delivery is £9.95 and the TV comes with a 5 …Sorry I forgot to mention the delivery is £9.95 and the TV comes with a 5 year warranty


Isn't it free del? Bought this TV few weeks ago and this is good TV.
Bought this the other day - the picture is great and the audio is even better. Was so impressed I got my Dad to buy the same one, we paid £719 on Amazon
Josh_millen15/09/2019 21:35

Ive had it for a few days and it's great, it's crazy bright lol. Colours …Ive had it for a few days and it's great, it's crazy bright lol. Colours in HDR are amazing with the xbox one x and PS4 Pro.. only has 15ms with game mode. MUCH better than my mums Samsung Q60R which she paid £1200 for. The local dimming isn't too bad.. Its better than not having it. This year's tvs are crap.. Too many corners cut


Nice to hear from an actual owner Josh. As your mother has the Samsung, why is this better? Is it worse in any way?
Masteryates16/09/2019 10:48

Nice to hear from an actual owner Josh. As your mother has the Samsung, …Nice to hear from an actual owner Josh. As your mother has the Samsung, why is this better? Is it worse in any way?


The screen on the Samsung Q60 is quite dim, viewing angles aren't great, no local dimming and the build quality is poor.. The blacks are very impressive though and the TV supports freesync etc, this LG tv is a much better option overall. Last years Q6FN was MUCH better in almost every regard.. Really disappointed in this year's LG and Samsung tvs. I'm no expert but I have tested lots of TVs owned by family and friends.. I used to annoy the workers at my local currys/pc world! Making the right decision on a TV isn't easy
Masteryates16/09/2019 10:48

Nice to hear from an actual owner Josh. As your mother has the Samsung, …Nice to hear from an actual owner Josh. As your mother has the Samsung, why is this better? Is it worse in any way?



jimbo00115/09/2019 23:04

The new Panasonic sets are a really good shout as well.

Edited by: "Josh_millen" 16th Sep
Josh_millen16/09/2019 12:27

The screen on the Samsung Q60 is quite dim, viewing angles aren't great, …The screen on the Samsung Q60 is quite dim, viewing angles aren't great, no local dimming and the build quality is poor.. The blacks are very impressive though and the TV supports freesync etc, this LG tv is a much better option overall. Last years Q6FN was MUCH better in almost every regard.. Really disappointed in this year's LG and Samsung tvs. I'm no expert but I have tested lots of TVs owned by family and friends.. I used to annoy the workers at my local currys/pc world! Making the right decision on a TV isn't easy


Thanks for the detailed info Josh. Sounds like the Samsung is using a VA panel and the LG an IPS from what you describe. Both are a comprise in different ways.

My sister picked up the edge lit M8200 a few months ago, and the local dimming is horrendous. If you have a black screen with one white box, the brightness above and below the box, is really visible. My sister ended up disabling local dimming in the settings, it was so bad.
Edited by: "Masteryates" 16th Sep
free 5 year warranty with who?
I got the 65" version of this TV for £999 from Richer Sounds a few months ago. It's absolutely awesome. Stupidly bright and amazing colours. Yes, you get the occasional blooming but who cares at these prices. Dolby Vision takes it to another level. Watched Stranger Things with Dolby Vision and was amazed at some of the lighting effects for an LED panel.
Edited by: "MysticalUndies" 16th Sep
MysticalUndies16/09/2019 14:38

I got the 65" version of this TV for £999 from Richer Sounds a few months …I got the 65" version of this TV for £999 from Richer Sounds a few months ago. It's absolutely awesome. Stupidly bright and amazing colours. Yes, you get the occasional blooming but who cares at these prices. Dolby Vision takes it to another level. Watched Stranger Things with Dolby Vision and was amazed at some of the lighting effects for an LED panel.


Good to know!
I was about to hit order on a 55" OLED but now considering this model for half the cost. It's a spare after all so just deciding which to get.... good to hear it's a decent tv though
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