Although OLED televisions form LG's high-end, the truth is that the manufacturer also has very good options for those who still prefer LED technology. SUPER UHD TVs with Nano Cell are a great alternative to organic technology and offer pretty much the same features as their OLED siblings. At the top of this category we have the LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA, an LED TV with a Full Array Dimming Pro lighting system .
This hides inside the latest LG technology. It has the Alpha 7 processor and the AI ThinQ system. In addition, it supports 5 types of HDR, it has Dolby Atmos sound and a beautiful design. The SK9500 is sold in 55 and 65 inches, with a price that starts from 1,400 euros. We are going to know its characteristics in detail.
Data sheet LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA
|Diagonal||55 and 65 inches|
|Resolution and technology||4K UHD, Full Array Local Dimming Pro|
|Panel type||SuperUHD IPS with NanoCells, 10 Bit|
|Processor||Α7 12 Bit Processor|
|Dimensions (with base)||122.9 x 77.9 x 25.5 cm|
|Weight (with stand)||19.2 Kg|
|Operating system||webOS 4.0|
|Apps||YouTube, Netflix, Plex|
|Sound||2.2ch, 40W, Dolby ATMOS, LG Sound Sync, DTS Decoder|
|Connections||4 x HDMI, 3 x USB, Optical Out, RJ45, Headphone Out (Minijack), DVB-T2 / C / S2|
|Wireless connectivity||WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth|
|Others||ThinQ Artificial Intelligence System|
Google Assistant compatibility
|Price||55 inches: 1,400 euros|
65 inches: 2,200 euros
Nano Cell and Full Array Technology
As we have discussed, the LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA is the highest model in LG's range of LED TVs. In other words, it has all the technology that demanding users are looking for.
It has Nano Cell technology . Quantum dot technology achieves richer and more authentic colors. This technology enables a full spectrum of colors to be produced, resulting in a more realistic image. In addition, it guarantees a wider range of darkness and brightness with better contrast.
On the other hand, the LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA has Full Array technology . This rear lighting system greatly improves on the side lighting systems. Thanks to it, the television controls the feedback units individually, achieving deeper blacks and images with more accurate colors.
Along with these two technologies, already very interesting, we have the new Alpha 7 processor . It is a 12-bit smart chip whose processing technology makes it possible to obtain sharper and deeper colors. This is achieved by double cleaning the image before displaying it to the viewer.
All this allows it to deal with most HDR formats. It supports Dolby Vision and Advanced HDR by Technicolor, as well as HDR10 Pro and HLG Pro .
On the other hand, the use of an IPS panel makes this TV have wide viewing angles of 178º. Maintains more accurate colors and allows everyone to enjoy great image quality, no matter where they sit.
Dolby Atmos Sound and Artificial Intelligence
We put the image aside to talk about the rest of the features of the LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA. It has Dolby Atmos sound . This object-based system immerses the viewer in the action through audio that seems to flow around us.
LG's top-of-the-line LED TVs also feature the company's AI system . Thanks to ThinQ we can control the TV with voice commands. We can ask you to turn off when the current program ends, to change us to cinema mode, to show us the photos of the holidays or to put the video for us to exercise. In addition, the television will learn from our customs and will be more and more precise in its suggestions.
We can also control other devices in the ThinQ range . From seeing how the laundry is going to turning off the lights, all comfortably from the sofa and through our television.
And for the LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA to be much more than a television, it now features the new Gallery Mode . With this mode the TV shows the most impressive photos from TripAdvisor, accompanied by music and updated every season.
Nearly frameless design
The current design trend in most manufacturers is to give an almost absolute prominence to the panel. Still, some elements such as the frame or the base are necessary. The SK 9500 sports a nice design with quite narrow frames.
To place the television on the furniture LG has opted for a "Central Crescent" base . It is a metallic support, with an open U shape and with an elegant bronze finish. This color is also carried over to the outer frames of the television.
LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA design gallery
The back is black, with a brushed finish. The connectors are on the side of the TV, recessed a bit for easy connection when the device is hanging on the wall. And speaking of connectors, it has 4 HDMI inputs and 3 USB ports . There is no shortage of the Ethernet connection, the digital optical audio output and the integrated 802.11ac WiFi.
Price and availability
In short, this is a high-end LED TV. It has a Full Array lighting system, the best a TV with LED technology can have. It is also equipped with Nano Cell and IPS panel, which improves color reproduction. And we cannot forget about the possibility of reproducing almost any type of HDR.
To all this we have to add one of the best Smart TV systems on the market. It has artificial intelligence and practically all the applications that any user needs. And the Dolby Atmos sound, included in all the high-end LG models, does not skip.
The LG Super UHD TV AI ThinQ SK 9500PLA is available in two sizes: 55 and 65 inches. The 55-inch model can be found in specialized stores with an approximate price of 1,400 euros . As for the largest model, with a 65-inch screen, its price amounts to 2,200 euros.