1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

LG 55NANO766QA

Sony KD-55XH8196

SCORE:
91
SCORE:
90

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) LED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • X1™ 4K HDR Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing LG 55NANO766QA to Sony KD-55XH8196 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. LG 55NANO766QA 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 55NANO766QA

Sony KD-55XH8196

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
90
AUDIO FEATURES
92
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
87
OVERALL
91
DISPLAY
89
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
84
OTHER FEATURES
87
CONNECTIVITY
95
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
90
 
 

Advantage of LG 55NANO766QA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55NANO766QA over Sony KD-55XH8196.

LG 55NANO766QA vs Sony KD-55XH8196
Backlight Dimming Local Dimming vs Frame Dimming
Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle vs
HGIG Compatibility vs
Filmmaker Mode vs
Auto Low Latency Mode vs
More Speaker Channels 2.0 Channel vs 2.0
Newer Bluetooth Version 5.0 vs 4.2
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 2) vs
More RF (Terrestrial/Cable) Connection Inputs 2 vs 1
3GPP vs
AVI vs
Flash Video vs
MPEG-4 vs
TS vs
VC-1 vs
VP9 vs
AAC vs
AC4 vs
aptX vs
EAC3 vs
HE-AAC vs
MP2 vs
JPS vs

Advantage of Sony KD-55XH8196

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony KD-55XH8196 over LG 55NANO766QA.

LG 55NANO766QA vs Sony KD-55XH8196
Dolby Vision vs
Higher Frame Interpolation Frequency 100 Hz vs 400 Hz
Black Frame Insertion vs
DTS Digital Surround vs
Chromecast vs
More HDMI Inputs 3 vs 4
USB 3.0 Ports vs 1
Composite Inputs vs 1 via A/V 3.5mm input
3.5mm headphone Audio Output vs
WebM vs
WMV vs
Xvid vs
M4A vs
MIDI vs
WAV vs
GIF vs
PNG vs
Higher Energy Efficiency Class G vs A

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
  High Resolution
  Direct LED
  Color Depth
  HDR10
  HLG
  Dolby Atmos
  Wi-Fi
  Wi-Fi Direct
  Bluetooth
  Works with Alexa
  HDCP 2.3
WEAKNESSES
  No Full-Array Local Dimming
  No HDR10+
  No IMAX Enhanced
  No AMD Freesync™
  No NVidia G-Sync
  No 4K HFR
  No 2K HFR
  No VRR

Selected Features

Nano Cell Technology on LG 55NANO766QA

LG 55NANO766QAuses nanocell technology on its LCD display. This technology uses particles to absorb unwanted light wavelengths and enhance the purity of the red and green colors displayed on the screen. In addition, they create subtler, more accurate colors that stay true, even at wide viewing angles. So, even if the whole family is gathered around the TV, everyone has the best seat in the house, whether they’re front and center, or across the room and off to the side.

IPS Panel on Sony KD-55XH8196

Sony KD-55XH8196 has an in-plane switching (IPS) panel. Such panels are not commonly used in LCD TVs as they suffer from light leakage which lead to the lower contrast and poor HDR experience. However, this type of panels can provide better viewing angles and color accuracy compared to the VA panels.

HDR10

LG 55NANO766QA and Sony KD-55XH8196 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 KD-55XH8196

Sony KD-55XH8196 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 55NANO766QA and here - Sony KD-55XH8196.

BASICS LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
BrandLGSony
SeriesNANO76XH81
Model55NANO766QAKD-55XH8196
Size55"55"
CountryUKUK
Release Year20222020
Bezel ColorBlackBlack
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
Display TypeNanoCellLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeMultiIPS
LED TypeDirect LEDDirect LED
Backlight DimmingLocal DimmingFrame Dimming
ColorNanoCell ColorTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
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™ 4K HDR
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 100Motionflow™ XR 400
Frame Interpolation Frequency100 Hz400 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel2.0
Speaker TypeDown FiringFull Range Bass Reflex x2; X-Balanced Speaker
Speaker Poer Rating20W10 W + 10 W
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Digital Surround
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version5.04.2
Chromecast
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs34
HDMI Version2.02.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.32.3
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs22
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs21
IF (Satellite) Inputs11
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm input
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
CPU Cores44
Operating SystemwebOSAndroid
Internet Browser Full Web BrowserVewd
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) 8 days
Application Store LG Content Store Google Play Store
Teletext Flof
VIDEO FORMATS LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
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 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM LB/G,D/K,I
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2DVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-CDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2DVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
CI+CI+ 2.0 / CI+ 1.4 1.4
GENERAL LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
Energy EfficiencyGA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 220 V - 240 V, 50 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1235 x 715 x 58.1 mm1243 x 718 x 71 mm
49 x 28 3/8 x 2 7/8"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1235 x 788 x 260 mm1243 x 782 x 340 mm
49 x 30 7/8 x 13 1/2"
Stand Size819 x 260 mmWidth: 1174 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1360 x 880 x 207 mm1348 x 833 x 160 mm
53 1/8 x 32 7/8 x 6 3/8"
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm300 mm x 300 mm
11 7/8" x 11 7/8"
Weight Without Stand14.6 kg16.0 kg (35.3 lbs)
Weight With Stand16 kg16.8 kg (37.0 lbs)
Weight of Package (Gross)21.3 kg22 kg (48.5 lbs)
ACCESSORIES LG 55NANO766QA Sony KD-55XH8196
RemoteMagic Remote Control - MR22 With Magic TapPremium Remote

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