65SM8600PUA : LG is back with a TV set Edge-LED

What about the new LG 65SM8600PUA ?

LG ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 65SM8600PUA, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 65 inches on this device.
We are faced to a rather large screen.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  It could be said that this model gathers all the expected characteristics. Whether we consider its aesthetics or its size, the engineers of LG have developed a television admittedly a middle-range one, but a quality one anyway.
Why can we consider this 65SM8600PUA as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the LG 65SM8600PUA

The LG 65SM8600PUA appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this 65SM8600PUA. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The LG 65SM8600PUA is rather flat.
Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. It is perfectly integrated with the screen and gives a general feeling of balance.The shape of the base is of the arched type.
The interest of the 65SM8600PUA is undoubtedly its technology Slim Metal Design.
In conclusion, LG has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 65SM8600PUA to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation LG 65SM8600PUA

The LG has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
LG remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this 65SM8600PUA.

With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
And with his 65 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is among the greatest. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
LG chooses a frequency of 120 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
In addition, LG has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 4K image resolution.
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

TV sound presentation LG 65SM8600PUA

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 65SM8600PUA still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with two speakers with 10 W at output.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set LG 65SM8600PUA

For the software part, the 65SM8600PUA LG has an operating system webOS 4.5 installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV 65SM8600PUA is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the LG 65SM8600PUA with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

65SM8600PUA from LG – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on LG 65SM8600PUA, it provides you with sufficient elements.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

This model has a total of 8 connections, not too bad. The LG 65SM8600PUA is probably the best choice today. Most homes are now equipped with a box, a game console, a multimedia server, and other devices, in addition to the simple DVD player.
In clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output

Presentation of the technical features of the LG 65SM8600PUA

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 142.84 cm x 80.35 cm x 6.35 cm
Screen size in inches 65
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 120
Sound power 10
Smart TV webOS 4.5
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 4
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

65SM8600PUA from LG – The conclusion

In conclusion, the LG 65SM8600PUA is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
The choice of LG to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 65SM8600PUA, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
Its Edge-LED display shows an excellent image.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

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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