LG 75NANO996NA vs LG 75SM9900PLA Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
85
SCORE:
82

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG 75NANO996NA to LG 75SM9900PLA 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 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) resolution and they both support HDR.

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

LG 75NANO996NA Highlights

LG 75SM9900PLA Highlights

  • 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Nano Cell Color Pro
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α9 Gen 3 AI Processor 8K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) LCD Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Nano Cell Color Pro
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor 8K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. LG 75NANO996NA 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 75NANO996NA

LG 75SM9900PLA

DISPLAY
80
VIDEO FEATURES
88
AUDIO FEATURES
91
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
88
FORMAT SUPPORT
62
OVERALL
85
DISPLAY
76
VIDEO FEATURES
86
AUDIO FEATURES
88
OTHER FEATURES
100
CONNECTIVITY
86
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
82

Advantage of LG 75NANO996NA over LG 75SM9900PLA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 75NANO996NA over LG 75SM9900PLA.

LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
Dolby Vision IQ
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
More Powerful Picture Processor α9 Gen 3 AI Processor 8K α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor 8K
Filmmaker Mode
AI Picture AI Picture Pro
Auto Genre Selection SDR/HDR/Dolby HDR
Face Enhancing AI Picture Pro - Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing Image Enhancing on SQM
More Speaker Channels 4.2 Channel 2.2 Channel
Higher Speaker Power Rating 60W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel) 40W (WF:20W)
AI Sound AI Sound Pro
Clear Voice Clear Voice IV Clear Voice III
HDCP Version 2.3 2.2
RS-232C Remote 1 (Mini Jack)
AVI
AC4
MP2

Advantage of LG 75SM9900PLA over LG 75NANO996NA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 75SM9900PLA over LG 75NANO996NA.

LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
Depth Enhancement Object Depth Enhancer
Noise Reduction Quad Step Noise Reduction Hexa Step NR
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
More RF (Terrestrial/Cable) Connection Inputs 1 3
OGG
RealAudio
More Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable) 1 2
Higher Energy Efficiency Class C B

Common Strengths of LG 75NANO996NA and LG 75SM9900PLA

STRENGTHS LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
High Resolution 8K UHD (7680 x 4320) 8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
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 IV Clear Voice III
WiSA Ready Separate Dongle Purchase Required
Bluetooth Audio Playback

Common Weaknesses of LG 75NANO996NA and LG 75SM9900PLA

WEAKNESSES LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
No 3D Capability
No HDR10+
No IMAX Enhanced
No AMD Freesync™
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 75NANO996NA and here - LG 75SM9900PLA.

BASICS LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
BrandLGLG
Country VersionItalyGermany
SeriesNANO99SM99
Model75NANO996NA75SM9900PLA
Release Year20202019
Size75"75"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
Actual Size (Diagonal)74.5"74.5"
Resolution8K UHD (7680 x 4320)8K UHD (7680 x 4320)
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 Pro
ColorNano Cell Color ProNano Cell Color Pro
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
HDR Cinema HDR Cinema HDR
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα9 Gen 3 AI Processor 8Kα9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor 8K
Upscaling AI 8K Upscaler8K Upscaler
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 200TruMotion 200
Frame Interpolation Frequency200 Hz200 Hz
Black Frame Insertion Motion Pro Motion Pro
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement Object Depth Enhancer
AI Picture AI Picture Pro
Auto Genre Selection SDR/HDR/Dolby HDR
Face Enhancing AI Picture Pro - Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing Image Enhancing on SQM
Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionQuad Step Noise ReductionHexa Step NR
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy Pro Pro
Ultra Luminance Pro Pro
SharpnessFrequency based Sharpness EnhancerFrequency based Sharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingHDR Dynamic Tone Mapping ProHDR Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
Speaker Channels4.2 Channel2.2 Channel
Speaker Type and ConfigurationDown FiringDown Firing
Speaker Power Rating60W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel)40W (WF:20W)
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound AI Sound Pro
Surround ModeULTRA SurroundDolby Surround / ULTRA Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice IVClear Voice III
WiSA Ready Separate Dongle Purchase Required
Bluetooth Audio Playback
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
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 2) eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.32.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs13
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)
DLNA
OTHER LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
CPU Cores44
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser Full Web Browser
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
[email protected], 10bit
VIDEO FORMATS LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
3GPP
AV1 [email protected], 10bit
[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
[email protected], 10bit
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
Digital Tuner 1 2
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 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
Energy Efficiency ClassCB
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)1672 x 963 x 54.9 mm1677 mm x 966 mm x 69.9 mm/66" x 38" x 2.8"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1672 x 1021 x 361 mm1677 mm x 1037 mm x 384 mm/66" x 40.8" x 15.1"
Stand Size1453 x 361 mm895 mm/35.2"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1823 x 1166 x 231 mm1839 mm x 1165 mm x 231 mm/72.4" x 45.9" x 9.1"
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)400 mm x 400 mm600 mm x 400 mm
Weight Without Stand42.4 kg31.7 kg/69.9 lbs
Weight With Stand43.1 kg38.8 kg/85.5 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)53.7 kg52.9 kg/116.6 lbs
ACCESSORIES LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
RemoteMagic Remote Control - MR20Magic Remote Control - AN-MR19
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible
WARRANTY LG 75NANO996NA LG 75SM9900PLA
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor1 Year Parts & Labor

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