1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

LG 55QNED816QA

TCL 65Q825

SCORE:
92
SCORE:
91

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) QNED Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • NanoCell Color Pro
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α7 Gen5 AI Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) QLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Quantum Color
  • IPQ ENGINE Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing LG 55QNED816QA to TCL 65Q825 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 55QNED816QA 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 55QNED816QA

TCL 65Q825

DISPLAY
90
VIDEO FEATURES
92
AUDIO FEATURES
95
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
88
OVERALL
92
DISPLAY
95
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
81
OTHER FEATURES
84
CONNECTIVITY
87
FORMAT SUPPORT
76
OVERALL
91

Advantage of LG 55QNED816QA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55QNED816QA over TCL 65Q825.

LG 55QNED816QA vs TCL 65Q825
Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle vs
AMD Freesync™ Premium vs
4K HFR vs
2K HFR vs
VRR vs
HGIG Compatibility vs
Filmmaker Mode vs
Auto Low Latency Mode vs
WiSA Ready Up to 2.1 Channel (Separate Dongle Purchase Required) vs
Bluetooth vs
HDMI Version 2.1 vs 2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 3) vs
More USB Inputs 2 vs 1
More RF (Terrestrial/Cable) Connection Inputs 2 vs 1
More IF (Satellite) Connection Inputs 1 vs
Teletext Flof vs
On-Screen Display Languages 37 vs English, Spanish, French, German
3GPP vs
AVI vs
Flash Video vs
H.265 vs
M2TS vs
QuickTime vs
VC-1 vs
VP8 vs
VP9 4K@60p, 10bit vs
AC4 vs
aptX vs
EAC3 vs
HE-AAC vs
LPCM vs
MP2 vs
JPS vs
MPO vs
More Tuners (SAT) vs

Advantage of TCL 65Q825

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose TCL 65Q825 over LG 55QNED816QA.

LG 55QNED816QA vs TCL 65Q825
LED Type Edge LED vs Mini LED
Backlight Dimming Local Dimming vs Full Array Local Dimming
Dolby Vision vs
Higher Speaker Poer Rating 20W vs 15W + 15W
Composite Inputs vs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output vs
WMV vs
WAV vs
BMP vs
GIF vs
PNG vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
  High Resolution
  High Refresh Rate: 100 Hz/120 Hz
  Color Depth
  HDR10
  HLG
  Dolby Atmos
  Wi-Fi
  Wi-Fi Direct
  Works with Alexa
WEAKNESSES
  No HDR10+
  No IMAX Enhanced
  No NVidia G-Sync

Selected Features

QLED backlight on TCL 65Q825

TCL 65Q825 is a Quantum dot LED (QLED) TV which has a LED backlight LCD display with additional semiconductor nanocrystal layer that produces different colors of light depending on the size of the particle. Quantum dots are able to emit precise colored light because particle sizes adjust at quantum-level velocities, resulting in accurate and efficient light emissions. This results in more accurate color reproduction and can even achieve a full coverage of BT.2020 color gamut. besides color Quantum dots also offer high brightness which results in high contrast ratio. This is especially important when displaying HDR content.

VA Panel on TCL 65Q825

TCL 65Q825 has a vertical alignment (VA) panel. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

Full-Array Local Dimming on TCL 65Q825

TCL 65Q825 has Full-Array Local Dimming technology with multiple zones throughout the display. Individual zones of LEDs can light up independently which enhances black levels, shadow details and decreases level of light bleed in dark parts of the image. This gives higher contrast with increased picture quality which is very important for HDR reproduction. Higher number of zones gives better control over local dimming and less blooming around the bright objects and subtitles. TCL 65Q825 has 25000 zones.

HDR10

LG 55QNED816QA and TCL 65Q825 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 TCL 65Q825

TCL 65Q825 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 55QNED816QA and here - TCL 65Q825.

BASICS LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
BrandLGTCL
SeriesQNED818
Model55QNED816QA65Q825
Size55"65"
CountryUKUSA
Release Year20222019
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
Display TypeQNEDQLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"64.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeIPSVA
LED TypeEdge LEDMini LED
Backlight DimmingLocal DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
ColorNanoCell Color ProQuantum Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 billion
VIDEO LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™ Premium
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα7 Gen5 AI Processor 4KIPQ ENGINE
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 200 with backlight scanningNatural Motion
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz240 Hz
Black Frame Insertion Motion Pro
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
Speaker Poer Rating20W15W + 15W
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital Plus
WiSA Ready Up to 2.1 Channel (Separate Dongle Purchase Required)
CONNECTIVITY LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
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/ac802.11ac 2x2 Dual Band (support 2.4GHz & 5GHz)
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.12.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 3)
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK
USB Inputs21
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs21
IF (Satellite) Inputs1
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
OTHER LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
CPU Cores44
Operating SystemwebOSRoku
Teletext Flof
On-Screen Display Languages37English, Spanish, French, German
VIDEO FORMATS LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
3GPP
AV1 4K@60p, 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 4K@60p, 10bit
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM LNTSC
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2ATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-CClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
GENERAL LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1233 x 716 x 44.2 mm56.9" x 32.9" x 3.1"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1233 x 781 x 271 mm56.9" x 36.4" x 13.8"
Stand Size841 x 271 mm33.9"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1360 x 810 x 187 mm65.0" x 42.9" x 10.8"
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm300 mm x 300 mm
Weight Without Stand16.3 kg69.9 lbs
Weight With Stand17.9 kg78.3 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)22.5 kg104.7 lbs
ACCESSORIES LG 55QNED816QA TCL 65Q825
RemoteMagic Remote Control With Magic TapVoice Enabled Remote Control RC580

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