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LG 65SM8500PLA review

Key features
  • 65-inches
  • LCD
  • 4K Ultra-HD
Reviewed

Sleek, minimal design, fantastic Magic Remote and a wealth of new picture technology; it must be a high-end LG TV. The 65-inch 65SM8500PLA is within touching distance of LG's top-tier sets and it has the tech to prove it, including the Alpha 7 processor, which powered several Best Buys from 2018. Is it powering a Best Buy here? Our review has the answer.

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  • Should I buy it?
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£999.00£3.95
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£1,049.00Free
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£1,049.00Free
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Boots Kitchen Appliances
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£1,136.00£19.99
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£1,419.97Free
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