LG OLED55B7D vs LG OLED55B8PLA Detailed Comparison
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SCORE:
90
SCORE:
93

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG OLED55B7D to LG OLED55B8PLA 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 OLED55B7D Highlights

LG OLED55B8PLA Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • α7 Intelligent Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. LG OLED55B8PLA 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 OLED55B7D

LG OLED55B8PLA

DISPLAY
96
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
75
OTHER FEATURES
67
CONNECTIVITY
86
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
90
DISPLAY
96
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
86
OTHER FEATURES
86
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
93

Advantage of LG OLED55B7D

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED55B7D over LG OLED55B8PLA.

LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
Higher Brightness 300 nits 250 nits
USB 3.0 Ports 1
More RF (Terrestrial/Cable) Connection Inputs 3 2
More Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable) 2 1

Advantage of LG OLED55B8PLA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED55B8PLA over LG OLED55B7D.

LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
Higher Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage 74% 75%
Higher DCI P3 Color Space Coverage 96% 99%
Higher Peak Brightness 750 nits 800 nits
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
Black Frame Insertion
Ultra Luminance Pro
Dynamic Tone Mapping Enhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
Simultaneous Audio Output
Clear Voice Clear Voice III
Adaptive Sound Control
Google Home Google Home device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Built-in Google Assistant features require software update (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Works with Alexa Amazon Alexa device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Parental Control (V-Chip)
LG AI ThinQ®
Focus Zoom
Live Zoom
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)
Gallery Mode
Multi-view
DIAL
My Content
My Channels
Channel Advisor
Time Shift
Watch & Record
Auto Calibration

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 OLED55B7D and here - LG OLED55B8PLA.

BASICS LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
BrandLGLG
CountryGermanyGermany
Series 2B7B8
ModelOLED55B7DOLED55B8PLA
Release Year20172018
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
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 TypeOLEDOLED
Panel TypeWRGBWRGB
Backlight DimmingPixel Level DimmingPixel Dimming/Self Lighting Pixel
Backlight NameSelf-lighting PixelSelf-lumi us pixels ( backlight)
ContrastInfinite ContrastInfinite Contrast
ColorPerfect ColorPerfect Color
Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage74%75%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage96%99%
Brightness300 nits250 nits
Peak Brightness750 nits800 nits
Contrast Ratio
Input Lag21 ms21 ms
VIDEO LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
4K HDR 4K Active HDR
HDR Effect
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Upscaling4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement Active Depth Enhancer Active Depth Enhancer
AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
Color Enhancer Color Master Engine Adaptive Color Enhancer
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance Pro
Dynamic Tone Mapping Enhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
Speaker Channels2.2 Channel2.2 Channel
Speaker Power Rating40 W (Woofer: 20W)4 x 10 W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound
Surround ModeDolby Surround / OLED SurroundDolby Surround / OLED Surround
Clear Voice Clear Voice III
Sound TuningMagic Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
Adaptive Sound Control
WiSA Ready
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
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
Apple Airplay
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Built-in Google Assistant features require software update (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Works with Alexa Amazon Alexa device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.0b2.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) Side, HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs32
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Application Store LG Content Store LG Content Store
PVR Function
LG AI ThinQ®
Amazon Echo Compatible
AI UX
AI Home
AI Recommendation
Intelligent Edit
Home Dashboard
Auto Device Detection
Apple HomePod
Voice Recognition Natural Voice Recognition Magic Remote required
Magic Link
Focus Zoom
Live Zoom
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)
Gallery Mode
Multi-view
DIAL
Music Player
360 VR
Mobile TV On
Wi-Fi TV On
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Instant Game Response
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service)
Hotel Mode
My Content
My Channels
Channel Advisor
Channel Plus
Screen Share
Digital Recording
Time Shift
Watch & Record
Auto Calibration
Time Machine (DVR)
Analog DVR
HEVC
VIDEO FORMATS LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
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 OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
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/T2 HDDVB-T/T2 HD
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-CDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2DVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+CI+ 1.3CI+ 1.4
GENERAL LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
Energy EfficiencyAA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)112 W110 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.3 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1229 mm x 708 mm x 48.6 mm1228 mm x 707 mm x 47 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1229 mm x 764 mm x 254 mm1228 mm x 752 mm x 220 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1345 mm x 810 mm x 207 mm1446 mm x 810 mm x 207 mm
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand17.2 kg16.3 kg
Weight With Stand18.6 kg17.8 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)24.3 kg23.3 kg
ACCESSORIES LG OLED55B7D LG OLED55B8PLA
RemoteMagic Remote ControlMagic Remote Control - AN-MR18
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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