LG 55SM9010PLA vs LG 55NANO906NA Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
80
SCORE:
80

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG 55SM9010PLA to LG 55NANO906NA 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 55SM9010PLA Highlights

LG 55NANO906NA 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
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α7 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K
  • 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 55SM9010PLA

LG 55NANO906NA

DISPLAY
73
VIDEO FEATURES
85
AUDIO FEATURES
88
OTHER FEATURES
96
CONNECTIVITY
86
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
80
DISPLAY
71
VIDEO FEATURES
87
AUDIO FEATURES
80
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
85
FORMAT SUPPORT
62
OVERALL
80

Advantage of LG 55SM9010PLA over LG 55NANO906NA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55SM9010PLA over LG 55NANO906NA.

LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
Higher Panel Bit Depth 10 bits 8 bits + FRC
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
Depth Enhancement Object Depth Enhancer
Noise Reduction Quad Step NR Double Step Noise Reduction
Ultra Luminance Pro
Dynamic Tone Mapping Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping
More Speaker Channels 2.2 Channel 2.0 Channel
Higher Speaker Power Rating 40W (WF:20W) 20W
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
More RF (Terrestrial/Cable) Connection Inputs 3 2
Composite Inputs 1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
OGG
RealAudio
More Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable) 2 1
Higher Energy Efficiency Class A+ A

Advantage of LG 55NANO906NA over LG 55SM9010PLA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 55NANO906NA over LG 55SM9010PLA.

LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
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 2 Intelligent Processor α7 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AI Picture AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection Dolby HDR only
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
HDCP Version 2.2 2.3
AVI
AC4
MP2

Common Strengths of LG 55SM9010PLA and LG 55NANO906NA

STRENGTHS LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
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 55SM9010PLA and LG 55NANO906NA

WEAKNESSES LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
No 3D Capability
No HDR10+
No IMAX Enhanced
No NVidia G-Sync

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 55SM9010PLA and here - LG 55NANO906NA.

BASICS LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
BrandLGLG
Country VersionUKUK
SeriesSM90NANO90
Model55SM9010PLA55NANO906NA
Release Year20192020
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
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 TypeSlim Direct LEDSlim Direct LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Dimming NameFull Array Dimming ProFull Array Dimming
ColorNano Cell Color ProNano Cell Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
HDR 4K Cinema HDR 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 2 Intelligent Processorα7 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K
Upscaling4K Upscaler 4K 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 ReductionQuad Step NRDouble Step Noise Reduction
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance Pro
SharpnessFrequency based Sharpness EnhancerSharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping ProHDR Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
Speaker Channels2.2 Channel2.0 Channel
Speaker Power Rating40W (WF:20W)20W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound AI Sound
Surround ModeDolby Surround / ULTRA SurroundULTRA 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 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
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 19.5 MR Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.12.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 2) eARC (HDMI 3)
HDCP Version2.22.3
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs32
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 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
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 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
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 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
Digital Tuner 2 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 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
Energy Efficiency ClassA+A
Power SupplyAC 100-240 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)1232 mm x 709 mm x 62.5 mm1237 x 716 x 70.5 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1232 mm x 781 mm x 263.1 mm1237 x 773 x 232 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1360 mm x 860 mm x 175 mm1360 x 810 x 162 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)300 mm x 300 mm300 mm x 300 mm
Weight Without Stand17.6 kg17.3 kg
Weight With Stand19.1 kg17.5 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)24.6 kg22.3 kg
ACCESSORIES LG 55SM9010PLA LG 55NANO906NA
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR19Magic Remote Control - MR20
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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