LG 55SM9000PUA vs LG 55SK9000PUA Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
73
SCORE:
64

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Overview

Here we are comparing to 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 resolution and none of them support HDR.

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

LG 55SM9000PUA Highlights

LG 55SK9000PUA Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Nano Cell Color Pro
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Nano Cell Color Pro
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α7 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 55SM9000PUA

LG 55SK9000PUA

DISPLAY
66
VIDEO FEATURES
76
AUDIO FEATURES
86
OTHER FEATURES
83
CONNECTIVITY
80
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
73
DISPLAY
60
VIDEO FEATURES
72
AUDIO FEATURES
65
OTHER FEATURES
50
CONNECTIVITY
72
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
64

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 - and here - .

BASICS LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
BrandLGLG
CountryCanadaCanada
Series 2SM90SK90
Model55SM9000PUA55SK9000PUA
Release Year20192018
Size55"55"
Smart TVYesYes
DISPLAY LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
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 TypeLCDLCD
LCD TechnologyNanoCellNanoCell
Panel TypeIPSIPS
Backlight TypeLEDLED
LED TypeSlim Direct LEDSlim Direct LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
ColorNano Cell Color ProNano Cell Color Pro
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
Minimum Response Time5 ms5 ms
VIDEO LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
3D CapabilityNoNo
HDR10YesYes
HDR10+NoNo
Dolby VisionYesYes
Dolby Vision IQNoNo
HLGYesYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®YesYes
IMAX EnhancedNoNo
4K HDRYes 4K Cinema HDRYes
HDR EffectYesYes
AMD Freesync™NoNo
NVidia G-SyncNoNo
4K HFRYes 4K HFR via HDMI will be updatedNo
2K HFRYesNo
VRRNoNo
HGIG CompatibilityNoNo
Picture Processorα7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processorα7 Intelligent Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 240TruMotion 240
Frame Interpolation Frequency240 Hz240 Hz
Filmmaker ModeNoNo
Auto Low Latency ModeNoNo
Depth EnhancementYes Object Depth EnhancerYes Active Depth Enhancer
AI PictureNoNo
Auto Genre SelectionNoNo
Face EnhancingNoNo
Image EnhancingNoNo
Color EnhancerYes Advanced Color EnhancerYes Dynamic Color
Noise ReductionQuad Step NRYes NR
Deep Learning AI PictureYesNo
AI BrightnessYesNo
True Color AccuracyYesYes
Ultra LuminanceYes ProYes Pro
SharpnessFrequency based Sharpness EnhancerNo
Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping ProEnhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
Speaker Channels2.2 Channel2.2 Channel
Speaker Power Rating40W (WF:20W)40W (WF:20W)
Dolby AtmosYesYes
DTS Digital SurroundYes DTS-HDYes DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio OutputYesYes
AI SoundYesNo
Surround ModeDolby Surround / ULTRA SurroundDolby Surround / ULTRA Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice IIIClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
WiSA ReadyYes Separate Dongle Purchase RequiredNo
Bluetooth Audio PlaybackYesYes
LG Sound SyncYesYes
Smart Speaker CompatibleYesNo
LG Smart SpeakerYesNo
CONNECTIVITY LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
Ethernet InputYesYes
Wi-FiYesYes
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/nIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYesYes
Bluetooth Version5.04.2
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2No
LG TV Plus AppYesNo
Smart ThinQ AppYesNo
ChromecastNoNo
Google HomeYes Google Home device sold separatelyYes Google Home device sold separately
Virtual AssistantYes Google AssistantYes Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes Built-InYes Amazon Alexa device sold separately
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.12.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC (HDMI 2)Yes HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CECYes SIMPLINKYes SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 PortsNoNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component InputsNoNo
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
RCA Audio OutputsNoNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNoNo
Optical Audio OutputYesYes
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)1 (Mini Jack)
DLNAYesYes
OTHER LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
CPU Cores44
GPU Cores22
RAM3 GB2 GB
Storage8 GB4 GB
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet BrowserYes Full Web BrowserYes Full Web Browser
Parental Control (V-Chip)YesYes
Application StoreYes LG Content StoreYes LG Content Store
TeletextNoNo
PVR FunctionYesYes
LG AI ThinQ®YesYes
Speech to TextYesYes
LG Voice SearchYesYes
Amazon Echo CompatibleYesNo
AI UXYesNo
AI HomeYesNo
AI RecommendationDefault: offNo
Intelligent EditYesNo
Home DashboardYesNo
Apple HomePodYesNo
Voice RecognitionYes Intelligent Voice RecognitionYes Intelligent Voice Recognition
Magic LinkDefault: offNo
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)YesYes
Gallery ModeYesYes
Multi-viewYesYes
DIALYesYes
Music PlayerYesYes
360 VRYesNo
Mobile TV OnYesNo
Wi-Fi TV OnYesNo
Bluetooth Low Energy OnYesNo
Hotel ModeYesNo
Screen ShareYesYes
Time ShiftYesYes
Auto CalibrationYesYes
Time Machine (DVR)YesNo
Analog DVRNoNo
VIDEO FORMATS LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
3GPPYesYes
AV1NoNo
AVIYesYes
ASFNoNo
DivXYesYes
Flash VideoYesYes
H.263YesYes
H.264YesYes
H.265YesYes
MKVYesYes
M2TSYesYes
MP4YesYes
MPEG-4YesYes
QuickTimeYesYes
RealVideoNoNo
TSYesYes
VC-1YesYes
VP7NoNo
VP8NoNo
VP9YesYes
VOBNoNo
VRONoNo
WebMNoNo
WMVNoNo
XvidNoNo
AUDIO FORMATS LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
AACYesYes
AC4NoNo
AIFFNoNo
ALACNoNo
APENoNo
aptXYesYes
eAAC+NoNo
EAC3NoNo
FLACYesYes
HE-AACYesYes
LPCMYesYes
M4ANoNo
MIDINoNo
MP2NoNo
MP3YesYes
OGGYesYes
RealAudioYesYes
WMAYesYes
WAVNoNo
IMAGE FORMATS LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
BMPNoNo
GIFNoNo
JPEGYesYes
JPSYesYes
MPOYesYes
PNGNoNo
TUNER LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
Digital TunerYes 1Yes 1
SAT TunerNoNo
Analog TunerNTSC-MNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)NoNo
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
GENERAL LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.5" x 27.9" x 2.5"48.5" x 27.9" x 2.5"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.5" x 30.7" x 10.4"48.5" x 30.6" x 9.8"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)53.5" x 33.9" x 6.9"53.5" x 33.9" x 6.9"
One Connect BoxNoNo
VESA Wall MountYesYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm300 mm x 300 mm
Weight Without Stand38.8 lbs37.9 lbs
Weight With Stand42.1 lbs41.2 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)50 lbs51.1 lbs
ACCESSORIES LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR19Magic Remote Control - AN-MR18BA.US
Universal Control Capability for remoteYesYes
Magic Remote Control CompatibleYesYes
WARRANTY LG 55SM9000PUA LG 55SK9000PUA
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor1 Year Parts & Labor

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