Conclusion: To be sure, this TV is not for videophiles. Its black levels are disappointing, the bloom from the LED edge-lighting is impossible for the trained eye to look past and the off-axis blurring can be annoying. For the average viewer, though, this TV offers an outstanding user experience.
Pros: Beautiful design, Excellent color, Exceptionally bright, Intuitive and easy-to-use Magic remote, Improved Smart TV interface
Cons: Obvious LED backlight hot spots, Poor black levels, Poor off-axis performance, Pricey
Conclusion: The LG LA8600 series of HDTVs offers beautiful aesthetics, sharp 2D and 3D imagery, and rich color reproduction at a premium price. You get lots of features with this series, some of which are of questionable value.
Pros: Great picture quality. Gorgeous bezel-free design. Feature-rich. Good 3D imagery.
Cons: Pricey. Tricky remote. Motion and voice features are sketchy.
Excerpt: The LG LA8600 series of HDTVs offers beautiful aesthetics, sharp 2D and 3D imagery, and rich color reproduction at a premium price. You get lots of features with this series, some of which are of questionable value.
Excerpt: While OLED and massive 4K TVs are on offer from LG this year, its bread-and-butter remains the LCD TV with LED backlighting. The top of the line up this year in this range is the LA8600 series. There are two models available: the 55 and 60 inch versions.
Pros: Excellent performance with 3D, Extremely good 2D picture performance, Excellent Magic Motion remote makes control intuitive, Lots of network features
Cons: Some loss of detail watching 3D content, Some re-organisation of smart features could aid usability