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LG BX Review Rundown

LG ElectronicsPublished on 21 Mar 2021Last Edited on 27 Sep 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*

Overview

Photo of LG BX OLED 4K TV (2020)
Neoscore* 84%
  • Excellent picture quality
  • Excellent color accuracy
  • Excellent HDR gaming performance
  • Not as bright as LG CX OLED

Summary

The BX series is the entry-level option in LG's 2020 4K OLED smart TV lineup. Powered by α7 Gen3 rather than the α9 Gen3 processor found in higher-end models, LG BX offers fewer image and audio processing features. It has an OLED panel with 120Hz refresh rate. Like all LG TVs, the BX runs LG's WebOS smart platform.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

rtings[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 86%
Reviewers from rtings have found the following[***]:
The LG BX OLED is the entry-level TV in LG's 2020 4k OLED lineup. It sits below the LG CX OLED and it replaces the LG B9 OLED from 2019. Like all OLED TVs, the BX has an infinite contrast ratio since it can turn off individual pixels, resulting in perfect blacks. It has an incredible response time, but it's not as good as some other OLED TVs.
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Pros[**]
  • Excellent overall performance
  • Excellent color accuracy
  • Great for watching TV shows
Cons[**]
  • Not as bright as LG B9 OLED

t3[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 89%
Reviewers from t3 have found the following[***]:
The LG BX is one of the cheapest OLED TVs on the planet. It uses the brand's third-generation Alpha 7 image processor. It benefits from the same onboard smart TV platform, plus ThinQ AI. The 55-inch LG OLED55BX tested here officially retails for £1,199/$1,499, but is now available for much less. If you want to supersize, it also comes in a 65-inch screen size, but again you won't need to pay that much.
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Pros[**]
  • 4K at 120Hz
  • Fantastic colour reproduction
  • Supports HDR10 and Dolby Atmos
Cons[**]
  • Doesn't support Freeview Play

techradar[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 85%
Reviewers from techradar have found the following[***]:
The LG BX OLED is the cheapest 2020 LG OLED TV, at just $1,199 / £1,099 / AU$2,995 for a 55-inch model. It offers the same picture advantages as its predecessor, including excellent color vibrance, deep blacks and contrast. LG TVs makes use of the webOS smart TV platform, which is one of the best interfaces around today. Navigation is a treat, thanks to the set of the LG Magic Remote, as well as LG's implementation of voice recognition.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Excellent picture quality
  • Excellent webOS smart TV platform
  • Dolby Atmos and VRR support
Cons[**]
  • Not as good as the B9

tomsguide[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 85%
Reviewers from tomsguide have found the following[***]:
The 55-inch LG BX delivers an impressive 4K picture with excellent HDR support. Like its other OLED brethren, the bars around letterbox movies are inky black. The BX lacks some more advanced video processing that is offered in the company's more expensive models.
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Pros[**]
  • Bright, vivid 4K picture with HDR10 and HLG support
  • Supports Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice assistants
Cons[**]
  • Lacks some advanced video processing

trustedreviews[5]

Sentiment Score[*] 75%
Reviewers from trustedreviews have found the following[***]:
The LG BX is the Korean brand's OLED honeypot flatscreen. It sports a third-gen Alpha 7 processor, albeit with AI smarts to enhance clarity and improve the user experience. LG's much-lauded webOS smart platform enjoys an AI upgrade and comes with a full fist of streaming services, but there's no Freeview Play.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Excellent picture quality
  • Dolby Vision IQ
  • AI smarts
Cons[**]
  • Lacks some catch-up TV apps

references

1. ^ LG BX OLED TV Review. rtings. 2020-11-02 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
3. ^ LG BX OLED TV review. techradar. 2021-01-12 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
4. ^ LG BX OLED TV review. tomsguide. 2021-06-09 Retrieved 2021-06-12.
5. ^ LG OLED55BX Review. trustedreviews. 2020-11-23 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
*. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher\'s own rating, if available, as a result.
**. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher\'s own bullets points, if available, as a result.
***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher\'s own, if available.

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