LG 55NANO866NA vs LG 55SM8600PLA Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
79
SCORE:
79

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG 55NANO866NA to LG 55SM8600PLA 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.

Let us first have a glance at the highlights of the models.

LG 55NANO866NA Highlights

LG 55SM8600PLA Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Nano Cell Color
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α7 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Nano Cell Color
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. They both get the same overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

LG 55NANO866NA

LG 55SM8600PLA

DISPLAY
70
VIDEO FEATURES
87
AUDIO FEATURES
78
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
84
FORMAT SUPPORT
62
OVERALL
79
DISPLAY
72
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
84
OTHER FEATURES
91
CONNECTIVITY
86
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
79

Advantage of LG 55NANO866NA over LG 55SM8600PLA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55NANO866NA over LG 55SM8600PLA.

LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
Color Nano Cell Color Nano Cell Color
Dolby Vision IQ
AMD Freesync™ May not be available at the time of purchase of this product
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
More Powerful Picture Processor α7 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K α7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AI Picture AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection Dolby HDR only
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
HDCP Version 2.3 2.2
Time Shift
AVI
AC4
MP2

Advantage of LG 55SM8600PLA over LG 55NANO866NA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55SM8600PLA over LG 55NANO866NA.

LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
Depth Enhancement Object Depth Enhancer
Noise Reduction Double Step Noise Reduction Quad Step NR
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
More RF (Terrestrial/Cable) Connection Inputs 1 2
Composite Inputs 1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
OGG
RealAudio

Common Strengths of LG 55NANO866NA and LG 55SM8600PLA

STRENGTHS LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
High Refresh Rate 100 Hz/120 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Wide Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle
Color Depth 1.07 Billion 1.07 Billion
HDR10
Dolby Vision
HLG
4K HFR 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFR
Dolby Atmos
Clear Voice Clear Voice III Clear Voice III
WiSA Ready Separate Dongle Purchase Required
Bluetooth Audio Playback

Common Weaknesses of LG 55NANO866NA and LG 55SM8600PLA

WEAKNESSES LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
LED Type Edge LED Edge LED
No 3D Capability
No HDR10+
No IMAX Enhanced
No NVidia G-Sync
Few Speaker Channels 2.0 Channel 2.0 Channel

Detailed 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 55NANO866NA and here - LG 55SM8600PLA.

BASICS LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
BrandLGLG
Country VersionFranceUK
SeriesNANO86SM86
Model55NANO866NA55SM8600PLA
Release Year20202019
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Display TechnologyLCDLCD
LCD TechnologyNanoCellNanoCell
Panel TypeIPSIPS
Backlight TypeLEDLED
LED TypeEdge LEDEdge LED
Backlight DimmingLocal DimmingLocal Dimming
ColorNano Cell ColorNano Cell Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
HDR Cinema HDR 4K Cinema HDR
AMD Freesync™ May not be available at the time of purchase of this product
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα7 Gen 3 AI Processor 4Kα7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
Upscaling 4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 200TruMotion 200
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz200 Hz
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement Object Depth Enhancer
AI Picture AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection Dolby HDR only
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionDouble Step Noise ReductionQuad Step NR
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance
SharpnessSharpness EnhancerFrequency based Sharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingHDR Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel2.0 Channel
Speaker Type and ConfigurationDown FiringDown Firing
Speaker Power Rating20W20W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound AI Sound
Surround ModeULTRA SurroundDolby Surround / ULTRA Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice IIIClear Voice III
WiSA Ready Separate Dongle Purchase Required
Bluetooth Audio Playback
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/nIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version5.05.0
Mobile Connectivity
Apple Airplay Airplay 2 Airplay 2
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Alexa Built-In 19.5 MR
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.12.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 3) eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.32.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs12
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
CPU Cores44
GPU Cores22
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser Full Web Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) 8 days 8 days
Application Store LG Content Store LG Content Store
Teletext Flof Flof
Teletext Page2000 page2000 page
LG AI ThinQ®
Speech to Text
LG Voice Search
Amazon Echo Compatible
AI UX
AI Home
AI RecommendationDefault: offDefault: off
Intelligent Edit
Home Dashboard
Auto Device Detection
Apple HomePod
Voice Recognition Intelligent Voice Recognition Intelligent Voice Recognition
Magic LinkDefault: offDefault: off
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)
Gallery Mode
Multi-view
DIAL
360 VR
Mobile TV On
Wi-Fi TV On
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Instant Game Response ALLM ALLM
Screen Share
Time Shift
Auto Calibration
Time Machine (DVR)
HEVC [email protected], 10bit
VIDEO FORMATS LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
3GPP
AV1 [email protected], 10bit
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9 [email protected], 10bit
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM LPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM L
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 / NTSC
CI+CI+ 1.4CI+ 1.4
GENERAL LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
Energy Efficiency ClassAA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)102 W95 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1232 x 716 x 63.6 mm1451 mm x 840 mm x 64 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1232 x 786 x 263 mm1232 mm x 786 mm x 263.1 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1360 x 810 x 207 mm1360 mm x 880 mm x 175 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm300 mm x 300 mm
Weight Without Stand17.2 kg17.2 kg
Weight With Stand18.7 kg18.7 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)24.1 kg23.7 kg
ACCESSORIES LG 55NANO866NA LG 55SM8600PLA
RemoteMagic Remote Control - MR20Magic Remote Control - AN-MR19
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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