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SUPER UHD 4K HDR Smart LED TV w/ Nano Cell™ Display - 65" Class (64.5" Diag)

  • 65SJ8500

Key Features

  • Nano Cell™ Display
  • Billion Rich Colors
  • Active HDR with Dolby Vision™
  • webOS 3.5 Smart TV
The LG 65SJ8500 TV is rated by Consumer Reports

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Binge Bigger

Binge Bigger

Watch every episode of your favorite shows on the larger, more colorful picture of a LG SUPER UHD television.

Nano Cell™ Display. Color Like You’ve Never Seen.

Nano Cell™ Display. Color Like You’ve Never Seen.

No matter which seat in the TV room one chooses—straight on or at an angle—colors look truer and black levels look deeper. See it in action. Check out interviews of legendary soccer players and behind-the-scenes stories from the LG Nano Cell™ Super Match.

Learn more about Nano Cell™ Display

Nano Cell Display™. Deeper, Truer, More Natural Colors.

Ultra-fine Color Expression Through
Nano Cell™ Technology

How do we see color? The wavelengths of reflected light determine what color you see. Nano Cell Display composed of nano particles integrated in panel absorbs any light interference and drastically  enhances the color accuracy displayed on screen. Nano Cell Display produces a billion rich colors for a clearer, more lifelike 4K picture.

Lifelike Picture With Over A Billion Rich Colors

Nano Cell Display reveals a billion lifelike colors, 64 times richer than conventional TV. This ability to produce a wider spectrum of color results in superior picture quality.

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Billion Rich Colors

The availability of a billion rich colors gives the TV a palette 64-times broader than conventional televisions, to reproduce images with far more subtle and precise gradations, for a more lifelike picture.

Billion Rich Colors is achieved through 10 bit dithering.

SUPER UHD Cinematic Experience

LG SUPER UHD TVs deliver an experience that rivals the local theater. webOS streams the finest entertainment in just a few clicks, looking bold and rich thanks to Active HDR with Dolby Vision™. And the premium harman/kardon® audio system fills the room with deep, nuanced sound.

Learn more about the harman/kardon® audio system


harman/kardon® Sound

From the masters of home audio, Harman Kardon, comes built-in TV audio that truly performs. The speakers on LG SUPER UHD TVs have been custom-tuned to provide clean, powerful, full-range audio that fills any TV room.

Enjoy The Most HDR Content

From brilliant brights to deepest darks, LG SUPER UHD TV offers the ultimate expression of high dynamic range. Unlike some other 4K televisions, LG SUPER UHD TVs support Dolby Vision™, optimizing the picture scene-by-scene, as well as the new HLG HDR standard so viewers get more options for premium content.

Learn more about Active HDR with Dolby Vision


LG SUPER UHD TV supports the premium HDR, Dolby Vision™ favored by renowned filmmakers from all over the world. LG SUPER UHD TV not only delivers Dolby Vision, but also offers compatibility with other HDR formats such as HDR10 and HLG.

LG SUPER UHD TV supporting premium HDR Dolby Vision™, processes Dolby Vision’s dynamic metadata* within each frame, to present the intended vision of the director in your very own living room. HDR10 and HLG are rendered by LG SUPER UHD TV’s exclusive processing. By applying dynamic data produced by LG TV processing on a scene-by-scene basis, all types of content is displayed with improved HDR quality.

The compatibility for HDR playback may vary by the format and country.
Dolby and the double-D symbol are registered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. Dolby Vision is a trademark of Dolby Laboratories.
Dolby Access features clips of feature-length films to showcase capabilities.

webOS 3.5 Smart TV

webOS brings together all of the most popular streaming video apps, including Netflix, brought to life in 4K, HDR or enhanced with HDR Effect. And webOS gives you access to more than 70 free premium Internet channels through the LG Channel Plus app.

Please check with content providers for required bandwidth to stream videos. Smart service on product is subject to change. Some apps that appear on the screen image may not be pre-installed; Internet connection is required for download.

Channel Plus

Channel Plus

Channel the Internet

Get 100 free IP channels including Got Talent Global, Outside TV Shorts, Just for Laughs, and more integrated right into the television. Discover premium new entertainment, sports and lifestyle programming or enjoy old favorites any time.

Watch what you want, when you want

Netflix Recommended TV recognizes Smart TVs that meet strict criteria for a superior Netflix experience, such as easy app access and new features. For the third year in a row, LG TVs have the distinction of being recommended by Netflix!

Netflix streaming membership required. Ultra HD availability subject to your Netflix subscription plan, Internet service, device capabilities, and content availability. Visit


   SLING TV   

Introducing A La Carte TV, the only live TV service that lets you personalize your channel lineup and save. Customize with your favorite extras like Sports, Comedy, Kids, News, Hollywood, Lifestyle and more. Watch 7 Days Free! Restrictions apply.

Gorgeous Picture No Matter How You Look At It

From the front or from the side, every seat in the TV room gets a clear, vibrant picture without washed out tones. Thanks to IPS technology, LG SUPER UHD TVs ensure any view is a great one, not just those front and center.

Why wide viewing angle matters

Wide angle

Research shows that about 60% of people watch TV off axis,
defined as any viewing angle that is more than 15° from center at which picture quality begins to degrade in a conventional TV.

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Earning the ENERGY STAR® means a product meets stringent energy efficiency requirements set by the US Environmental Protection Agency. ENERGY STAR® certified televisions are on average, 27 percent more energy efficient than conventional models, saving energy in all usage modes: sleep, idle and on.

SUPER Stands Out

SUPER Stands Out

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Diagonal Class 65 inches
Diagonal Size 64.5 inches
Resolution 3840 x 2160
Display Type Super UHD TVs
Display Format 4K UHD 2160p
HDMI Port(s) 4 (HDCP 2.2)
Other Input(s) 3 USB, 1 RF In (Antenna/Cable), 1 Composite In, 1 Ethernet, 1 Optical, 1 RS232C (Mini Jack)
Smart TV Operating System webOS 3.5
Refresh Rate TruMotion 240 (Refresh Rate 120Hz)
Speaker System 2.2 Channel
Other Features Active HDR with Dolby Vision™, Nano Cell Display, Wider Color Gamut, Billion Rich Colors, Ultra Luminance, Sound Designed by Harman Kardon™
ULTRA HD (3840x2160) Yes
Refresh Rate TruMotion 240 (Refresh Rate 120Hz)
Nano Cell Display Yes
Active HDR with Dolby Vision™ Yes
HDR Effect Yes
Wider Color Gamut Yes
True Color Accuracy Yes
IPS Technology Yes
Billion Rich Colors Yes
ULTRA Luminance Yes
4K Upscaler Yes
Local Dimming Yes
webOS 3.5 Yes
Magic Remote Control Included
Natural Voice Recognition Yes
Universal Control Capability Yes
LG Content Store (App Store) Yes
Full Web Browser Yes
Channel Plus Yes
Screen Share Yes
Content Share Yes
Speaker System 2.2 Channel
Output Power 40W (Woofer: 20W)
Sound Designed by harman/kardon® Yes
DTS Decoder DTS-HD
Surround Mode Ultra Surround
Hi-Fi Audio Yes
Wireless Sound Sync Yes
Wi-Fi® Built-In 802.11ac
Wi-Fi® Direct Yes
IP Control Yes
HDMI® 4 (HDCP 2.2)
RF in (Antenna/Cable) 1
Composite In 1
Ethernet 1
Optical 1
RS232C (Mini Jack) 1
Power Supply (Voltage, Hertz) 100~240Vac, 50~60Hz
Standby Mode Less than 0.5W
VESA 300 x 300
TV without stand (WxHxD) 57.2" x 32.8" x 2.3"
TV with Stand (WxHxD) 57.2" x 35.0" x 12.3"
TV Shipping Dimensions (WxHxD) 63.0" x 38.2" x 7.5"
TV without Stand Weight 59.5 lbs
TV with Stand Weight 62.8 lbs
Shipping Weight 80.2 lbs
UPC 719192609655

What People Are Saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Lg sj8500 Maybe my tv is defective. I read great reviews from the buyers. However my 5 year old tv has a better reception than lg 8500. I have tried all kinds of setting from the day i purchased. I wish i had returned it withing the 15 day window. I have the 2 year warranty from best buy. Can my tv be replaced with a lg TV ???
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worthless remote TV has a nice picture. The lady at customer support was nice. Magic remote AN-MR650A: TV and set top box use 2 power buttons. Can not get to set top box DVR, must use another remote. Voice function, requires multiple steps...not push to talk! The little pink cursor is distracting not helpful. It is like buying a new car without a steering wheel! I would not have bought this TV if I had known about the remote.
Date published: 2018-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great picture quality It was time for an upgrade from 1080 and I am happy I did. 65SJ8500 Almost bought the OLED but had burnin worries . Maybe next Year. When I get a new one my wife gets the old one .With this I think she will be happy also.
Date published: 2017-12-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from LG does not take care of their customers. My 2 year old daughter threw an empty 2 liter bottle in the air and hit this screen of this TV (that I received on Oct 7th 2017) at a glancing blow. The screen cracked with a star just over the size of a quarter. I was devastated. I just paid $1,600 for this TV 2 months ago and could not believe something as light weight of an empty plastic bottle could crack the screen. I am sorry but the screen must have been defective to have light weight item hit it and crack. If it was a WII remote or a match box car, I would not say a word but for something this light to glance the screen and break?? I called LG to report the breakage and of course was told that I was on my own but would have a supervisor call me back for a possible exception. That never happened either. If LG was a reputable company they would take care of their customer.
Date published: 2017-12-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great TV I bought the 55SJ8500 last month and am very satisfied with the tv itself. The only reason I give it four stars instead of five stars is because I would have liked to be able to control the tv via the ethernet connection. The picture quality is great, no picture lag during high speed action scenes.
Date published: 2017-12-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great TV The picture is so good, I do not now if I can watch anything on my 49 inch LG
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost Perfect 99% of this TV is amazing, UHD, HDR, HDR 10 are amazing, but Netflix's Dolby or maybe Dolby (VUDU Dolby makes its kind of fuzzy, but not as bad as Netflix) make the video appear super grainy (watch Frontier, then compare it to Punisher), similar to the LG V30 how it becomea grainy (also brown on the phone). Its fast smooth, sleek, beautiful. Please fix with an update.
Date published: 2017-12-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Color adjustments I have had several brands of tvs but my last 3 TVs have all been loyalty to LG. But this one seems much tougher to get the picture quality that works across multiple platforms. i.e. Xbox. Directv. Blue ray. It’s only been a few days so I’m gonna keep trying to get it where I like it.
Date published: 2017-11-30
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You specs say this TV is 110-220 voltage. I recently had to return my set, the label at the rear of tv said 120v only....... what is correct voltage rating??

Asked by: Sulsta001
Amber, Many thanks for your answer.....however, this still doesn't help if you are researching and LG US website says 100-240v. Surely this should have a (120v for US Market)?
Answered by: Sulsta001
Date published: 2017-12-29

how do i change web browsers..this one wont support dish anywhere app

Asked by: jeffdice13
We apologize for the inconvenience, this TV does not have the ability to change web browsers at this time. We will let our R&D team know you would like us to offer the Dish anywhere app. If you are in need of any assistance, have additional questions, or would just like to see our helpful tips, check us out on Twitter @LGUSSupport ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-21

The TV produces no sound when it automatically turns on HDMI Deep Color when it senses 4K HDR content from a 4K Bluray player or Playstation 4 Pro. And I cannot manually turn off this setting. How do I resolve this issue?

Asked by: jccai
Please try turning OFF HDMI Deep Color: • Home > Settings > 3 Dot Icon > General > HDMI ULTRA HD Deep Color as your input signals may not support it. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-19


Asked by: JimmyP013
The LG SUPER UHD 4K HDR Smart LED TV w/ Nano Cell™ Display - 55" Class (54.6" Diag), Model # 55SJ8500 comes with a supplied power cord. If you want to get an additional power cord, that will be discretionary on your part, it is not required...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-12-18

What is the correct size bolt/screw to fit on the back for an existing wall mount?

Asked by: bms111
The metric width for the screws that will fit into the Wall Mount Holes in the back of the LG SUPER UHD 4K HDR Smart LED TV w/ Nano Cell™ Display - 65" Class (64.5" Diag), Model # 65SJ8500 is given as M6 (i.e. 6 mm). The length will depend on the depth of your existing Wall Mount. If Your Wall Mount was a VESA Compliant Wall Mount, it should have come with the appropriately sized screws for mounting it that would have either have been the right length to fit properly, or they would have provided you with spacers so it would fit properly. You should have received an instructional manual with it that will list the included accessories that will give you the size of any included screws. You can also contact the manufacturer for your existing Wall Mount to find out what the appropriate length is for screws that can be used with their wall mount...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-12-11

Are there any compatible Bluetooth headphones that will work with this tv. 

Asked by: Citrisx
All of our LG Tone Stereo Bluetooth Headsets,, have been tested for compatibility with our Bluetooth enabled TVs and will be compatible with the LG SUPER UHD 4K HDR Smart LED TV w/ Nano Cell™ Display - 65" Class (64.5" Diag), Model # 65SJ8500...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-12-08

What happened to your 3D support. This is an important buying criteria for me and several people I know. I've read that 15%-20% of the TV market likes 3D so it's an opportunity to own that market

Asked by: Missing 3D
We greatly appreciate the feedback and will forward it to our R&D team for consideration. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-23

What happened to your 3D support?  This is an important feature for me and I know it is for several others too. If you offer this, you can corner 10%-20% of the TV market for buyers who want 3D support

Asked by: Missing 3D
We greatly appreciate the feedback and will forward it to our R&D team for consideration. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-12-23
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