LG 86SM9070PUA vs Sony XBR-85X950G Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
80
SCORE:
78

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG 86SM9070PUA to Sony XBR-85X950G 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 86SM9070PUA Highlights

Sony XBR-85X950G 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
  • TRILUMINOS™ Display
  • X-Wide Angle
  • X1™ Ultimate Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. LG 86SM9070PUA 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 86SM9070PUA

Sony XBR-85X950G

DISPLAY
74
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
88
OTHER FEATURES
90
CONNECTIVITY
85
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
80
DISPLAY
80
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
65
OTHER FEATURES
61
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
50
OVERALL
78

Advantage of LG 86SM9070PUA over Sony XBR-85X950G

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG 86SM9070PUA over Sony XBR-85X950G.

LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
4K HFR 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
More Speaker Channels 2.2 Channel 2
Higher Speaker Power Rating 40W (WF:20W) 10 W + 10 W
WiSA Ready Separate Dongle Purchase Required
Newer Bluetooth Version 5.0 4.2
3GPP
Flash Video
MPEG-4
TS
VC-1
VP9
AAC
aptX
HE-AAC
OGG
RealAudio
JPS

Advantage of Sony XBR-85X950G over LG 86SM9070PUA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony XBR-85X950G over LG 86SM9070PUA.

LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
IMAX Enhanced
Chromecast
HDCP Version 2.2 2.3
USB 3.0 Ports 1
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
More Storage 8 GB 16 GB
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4A
MIDI
WAV
GIF
PNG

Common Strengths of LG 86SM9070PUA and Sony XBR-85X950G

STRENGTHS LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
High Refresh Rate 100 Hz/120 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Wide Viewing Angle Wide Viewing Angle X-Wide Angle
Color Depth 1.07 Billion 1.07 Billion
HDR10
Dolby Vision
HLG
2K HFR
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD

Common Weaknesses of LG 86SM9070PUA and Sony XBR-85X950G

WEAKNESSES LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
No 3D Capability
No HDR10+
No AMD Freesync™
No NVidia G-Sync
No VRR
No HGIG Compatibility
No Filmmaker Mode
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)

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 86SM9070PUA and here - Sony XBR-85X950G.

BASICS LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
BrandLGSony
Country VersionUSAUSA
SeriesSM90X950G
Model86SM9070PUAXBR-85X950G
Release Year20192019
Size86"85"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
Actual Size (Diagonal)85.5"85" (214.8 cm)
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Display TechnologyLCDLCD
Panel TypeIPSVA
Backlight TypeLEDLED
LED TypeSlim Direct LEDDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
ColorNano Cell Color ProTRILUMINOS™ Display
Viewing AngleWide Viewing AngleX-Wide Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα7 Gen 2 Intelligent ProcessorX1™ Ultimate
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 240Motionflow™ XR
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
Speaker Channels2.2 Channel2
Speaker Power Rating40W (WF:20W)10 W + 10 W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
WiSA Ready Separate Dongle Purchase Required
CONNECTIVITY LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
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 Version5.04.2
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.12.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 2) eARC
HDCP Version2.22.3
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack1 via A/V 3.5mm input
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)
DLNA
OTHER LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
CPU Cores44
RAM3 GB3 GB
Storage8 GB16 GB
Operating SystemwebOSAndroid
Internet Browser Full Web BrowserVewd
Application Store LG Content Store Google Play Store
Teletext
VIDEO FORMATS LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-MNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
GENERAL LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 HzAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)157.3 W417 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)75.8" x 38" x 2.9" 75 1/4" x 43 3/8" x 2 7/8"
1.910x1.099x73 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)75.8" x 46.6" x 18.3"75 1/4 x 46 1/2 x 16 1/4
1.910x1.179x412 mm
Stand Size47.1"Width: 69 5/8 inch/1.766 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)83.3" x 47.8" x 11.2"79 7/8 x 48 1/2 x 11 1/4
2.026 x 1.231 x 284 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)600 mm x 400 mm400 mm x 400 mm
15-3/4" x 15-3/4"
Weight Without Stand119.3 lbs101.4 lbs/46 kg
Weight With Stand127 lbs108 lbs (49 kg)
Weight of Package (Gross)159.8 lbs141 lbs (64 kg)
ACCESSORIES LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR19RMF-TX600U
WARRANTY LG 86SM9070PUA Sony XBR-85X950G
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor1 Year

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