1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

LG 55NANO75UQA

Sony XBR-55A1E

SCORE:
91
SCORE:
92

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) NanoCell Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • NanoCell Color
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α5 Gen5 AI Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • X1™ Extreme Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing LG 55NANO75UQA to Sony XBR-55A1E to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. Sony XBR-55A1E gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

LG 55NANO75UQA

Sony XBR-55A1E

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
90
AUDIO FEATURES
92
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
87
OVERALL
91
DISPLAY
93
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
81
OTHER FEATURES
85
CONNECTIVITY
95
FORMAT SUPPORT
83
OVERALL
92

Advantage of LG 55NANO75UQA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55NANO75UQA over Sony XBR-55A1E.

LG 55NANO75UQA vs Sony XBR-55A1E
HGIG Compatibility vs
Filmmaker Mode vs
Auto Low Latency Mode vs
Dolby Atmos vs
Dolby AC-4 vs
Newer Bluetooth Version 5.0 vs 4.1
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant vs
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 2) vs
3GPP vs
AVI vs
Flash Video vs
MPEG-4 vs
TS vs
VP9 vs
AAC vs
AC4 vs
aptX vs
EAC3 vs
HE-AAC vs
MP2 vs
JPS vs
More Tuners (SAT) vs

Advantage of Sony XBR-55A1E

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony XBR-55A1E over LG 55NANO75UQA.

LG 55NANO75UQA vs Sony XBR-55A1E
Higher Refresh Rate 50 Hz/60 Hz vs 100 Hz/120 Hz
Higher Panel Bit Depth 8 bits + FRC vs 10 bits
Dolby Vision vs
IMAX Enhanced vs
Black Frame Insertion vs
Higher Speaker Poer Rating 20W vs 10 W + 10 W + 10 W + 10 W + 10 W
DTS Digital Surround vs
Chromecast vs
More HDMI Inputs 3 vs 4
More USB Inputs 2 vs 3
USB 3.0 Ports vs 1
Composite Inputs vs 1
3.5mm headphone Audio Output vs
RS-232C Remote vs 1
ASF vs
VP8 vs
WebM vs
WMV vs
Xvid vs
M4A vs
MIDI vs
WAV vs
GIF vs
PNG vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
  High Resolution
  Wide Viewing Angle
  Color Depth
  HDR10
  HLG
  Wi-Fi
  Bluetooth
  Works with Alexa
WEAKNESSES
  No HDR10+
  No AMD Freesync™
  No NVidia G-Sync
  No 4K HFR
  No 2K HFR
  No VRR

Selected Features

OLED display on Sony XBR-55A1E

Sony XBR-55A1E has an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. This is a self-emissive display which can completely turn off individual pixels leading to the ideal black levels and better contrast during HDR compared to any LCD displays. This makes them to be the best choice for dark rooms. OLED enables a simpler internal structure than conventional displays. With just a few layers, OLED TVs are very lightweight and thin. OLED displays also have better viewing angles. However, they are not able to achieve such high brightness as modern LCD displays which makes them less suitable in bright rooms.

HDR10

LG 55NANO75UQA and Sony XBR-55A1E support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Dolby Vision on Sony XBR-55A1E

Sony XBR-55A1E also supports Dolby Vision which is an update to HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels up to 10,000 nits on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis and supports up to 12-bit color depth (4096 shades of RGB) and 8K resolution.

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - LG 55NANO75UQA and here - Sony XBR-55A1E.

BASICS LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
BrandLGSony
SeriesNANO75A1E
Model55NANO75UQAXBR-55A1E
Size55"55"
CountryUSAUSA
Release Year20222017
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
Display TypeNanoCellOLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6" (138.8 cm)
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
ColorNanoCell ColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα5 Gen5 AI Processor 4KX1™ Extreme
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 120Motionflow™ XR
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
Speaker TypeDown FiringAcoustic Surface Audio+™ (Actuator+Subwoofer)
Speaker Poer Rating20W10 W + 10 W + 10 W + 10 W + 10 W
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby AC-4
DTS Digital Surround
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version5.04.1
Chromecast
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs34
HDMI Version2.02.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs23
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1
DLNA
OTHER LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
CPU Cores44
Operating SystemwebOSAndroid
Internet Browser Full Web BrowserVewd
Application Store LG Content Store Google Play Store
Teletext
VIDEO FORMATS LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-MNTSC-M
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
GENERAL LG 55NANO75UQA Sony XBR-55A1E
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1235 x 715 x 58.1 mm1228 mm x 711 mm x 86 mm
48-3/8" x 28" x 3-1/2"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1235 x 788 x 260 mm1228 mm x 710 mm x 339 mm
48-3/8" x 28" x 13-3/8"
Stand Size819 x 260 mmWidth: 468 mm (18-1/2")
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1360 x 880 x 207 mm1364 mm x 872 mm x 196 mm
53-3/4" x 34-3/8" x 7-3/4"
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm400 mm x 200 mm
15-3/4" x 7-7/8"
Weight Without Stand14.6 kg25.0 kg (55.1 lbs)
Weight With Stand16 kg28.8 kg (63.5 lbs)
Weight of Package (Gross)21.3 kg39 kg (86 lbs)
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor1 Year

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