The UB8500 Series pairs the stunning clarity of ULTRA High Definition with the elegant Cinema Screen design. Witness the breathtaking quality of both 4K resolution and near 4K today: Our exclusive Tru-ULTRA HD Engine converts your SD/HD video to near-4K standards. It offers LG Smart TV with webOS and the Magic Remote, so it's easy to search and select premium entertainment like Netflix, YouTube and Hulu Plus streamed directly to the TV.
4K Resolution - ULTRA HD is a new standard in picture quality, and it's the future of high-end video display in the home. The resolution is four times that of Full HD 1080p, with a whopping 8.3 million pixels to display flawless images, even when viewed up close. Enjoy incredibly vivid colors and picture details as never before. Disclaimer: 4K/UHD content delivery standards still being developed.
IPS Panel - One of the secrets behind LG TVs outstanding high-definition performance is the specially designed TV panel. The quality of the panel helps determine the quality of the picture, and our IPS (In-Plane Switching) panel makes any seat the best in the house, with a clearer and more consistent image at wide viewing angles compared to conventional screens.
Tru-ULTRA HD Engine - Enjoy the benefits of 4K resolution today. LG's Tru- ULTRA HD Engine upscales the picture through a 4-step data analysis that enhances the details of broadcasts, movies, sports and videogames to near-4K quality, giving you the superior viewing experience you expect from an ULTRA HDTV.
HEVC Decoder - The recently developed HEVC (short for High Efficiency Video Coding) compression format is essential to ULTRA HD/4K content playback. Some next generation content will use this HEVC format and this TV has it built-in HEVC decoder to display the 4K content.
LG Smart TV - Smart shouldn't be difficult. LG Smart TV makes it easy to connect to premium content from providers like Netflix, Hulu Plus and YouTube. The simple and fun Magic Remote saves time and trouble, letting you point, click, scroll and even speak into the remote to find exactly what you want, searching across apps, movies, TV shows and the web... all at the same time! Spend less time navigating and more time being entertained. Plus, LG's Smart TV experience is more intuitive than ever. Our new webOS user interface lets you customize your home screen to access the apps you use most and easily switch between them, pick up where you left off on your most recent apps, or select something new.
Magic Remote - Change the channel, open an app or find something new with a wave of your hand, the scroll of a wheel, or use LG's unique Voice Mate with natural speech recognition. And now you can control your compatible Blu-ray player, home theater system, set-top-box and sound bar with just one remote. Spend less time navigating and searching for remotes and more time enjoying your entertainment.
Premium 4K Resolution Content - You have the new LG ULTRA HD 4K TV: So what's on? Thanks to premium content providers like Netflix, you can watch content from major studios... in stunning 4K resolution that makes content crystal clear even on the big screen! Enjoy Hollywood's finest with picture that goes beyond even 1080p Blu-ray disc. And check out apps like YouTube, which provide free streaming of native 4K videos right out of the box.
webOS - What good is Smart TV if it's too hard to figure out? LG Smart TV with the new webOS platform is quick to learn and fun to use. Initial setup is smooth and simple, while connecting to other devices and searching for content has never been easier. The intuitive webOS user interface features a redesigned Launcher menu that pulls together all your choices. webOS serves up entertainment options that neatly organize your recent viewing history, what's on Live TV, and what you might like to watch next, while the integrated LG Store is ready to deliver the latest movies, TV shows and apps.
UCI 1200 - Specifically applied to LG Ultra HD televisions, our Ultra Clarity Index (UCI) is a rating that represents several key performance features and their ability to deliver the clearest possible picture. Inherently superior to current HD, UHD TVs with a UCI of 1200 offer a huge leap forward for clear, precise images even on demanding fast action such as sports and videogames.
Smart Share - LG gives you multiple ways to share those vacation photos, that family video or your favorite song on your TV, from a compatible device like a smartphone or tablet. Whether you link devices via your home network or send content directly from your laptop over WiDi, LG makes it easy for you to share what you like up on the big screen for friends and family to enjoy.
Universal Control - Say goodbye to multiple remote controls. Your LG Magic Remote can control your compatible Blu-ray player, home theater system, set-top box and sound bar, so you don't have to search for a different remote for each piece of your equipment.
LG Recommendations - LG Recommendations makes it easy to find programming suited to your individual tastes. Enter information about the programs you like and LG Recommendations will suggest appropriate titles. As you select more programs, the recommendations become even better-tailored to you. Want to know what others are watching? You can also find what's popular, what's trending and what your friends suggest.
ULTRA HD Cinema 3D - ULTRA HD Cinema 3D gives you four times the resolution of our high-definition 3D, for a more detailed and lifelike experience that will blow you away. Enjoy easy-to-use, easy-to-share 3D glasses, outstanding picture quality and dazzling 3D effects.
Cinema 3D Glasses - LG Cinema 3D glasses are lightweight, flicker-free and do not require batteries, just like the ones at the theater. They're also inexpensive, so it's easy to share the 3D experience with friends and family.
Dual Play - The Dual Play feature on select LG Cinema 3D TVs allows two players to enjoy head-to-head gaming on one television without the compromise of a split screen. Two players can now compete against one another independently and catch the action across the full screen at the same time.