LG LA8600 55-inch smart TV

The Good Great design. Excellent panel and image. New Magic Remote works very well.

The Bad Smart TV interface could use a refresh. Voice commands need some work.

The Bottom Line LG's 55-inch flagship smart TV is an impressive offering, with great picture quality and a thoughtful design.

Editors' Rating
8.6 Overall

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Review

LG LA8600 55-inch smart TV

LG is pushing its TV range for 2013: around 70 per cent of its TVs will be smart enabled, and it's backing this up with new-sized Ultra HD TVs and even — we hope — the first commercially available OLED TV in Australia.

The LA8600 is the LED smart TV flagship for the company, and we've taken a look at the 55-inch model and, spoiler alert, there's a lot to like here.

Design

In terms of design, there is very little to quibble with on the LA8600. The ultra-thin bezel gives the screen an edge-to-edge styling, and the stand itself is a rather clever bit of engineering. There are small castors built into the underside of the stand, letting it rotate easily side to side to adjust viewing angle.

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