1-on-1 Comparison

Side-by-Side Comparison

LG OLED55B8PUA

Sony KD-65XE7002

SCORE:
91
SCORE:
84
 

Highlights

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

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LED Display
  • HDR10 support
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing LG OLED55B8PUA to Sony KD-65XE7002 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.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. LG OLED55B8PUA 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 OLED55B8PUA

Sony KD-65XE7002

DISPLAY
93
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
86
OTHER FEATURES
81
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
91
DISPLAY
91
VIDEO FEATURES
81
AUDIO FEATURES
80
OTHER FEATURES
65
CONNECTIVITY
83
FORMAT SUPPORT
80
OVERALL
84
 
 

Advantage of LG OLED55B8PUA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED55B8PUA over Sony KD-65XE7002.

LG OLED55B8PUA vs Sony KD-65XE7002
Higher Refresh Rate 100 Hz/120 Hz vs 50 Hz/60 Hz
Backlight Dimming Pixel Level Dimming vs Frame Dimming
Viewing Angle Perfect Viewing Angle vs
Higher Panel Bit Depth 10 bits vs 8 bits + FRC
Dolby Vision vs
HLG vs
Advanced HDR by Technicolor® vs
Higher Speaker Poer Rating 4 x 10 W vs 10 W + 10 W
Dolby Atmos vs
Higher Wi-Fi Frequency 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz vs 2.4 GHz
Bluetooth vs
Google Home Google Home device sold separately vs
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant vs
Works with Alexa Amazon Alexa device sold separately vs
More HDMI Inputs 4 vs 3
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI 2 vs
RS-232C Remote 1 (Mini Jack) vs
More Storage 8 GB vs 4 GB
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) vs
3GPP vs
Flash Video vs
MPEG-4 vs
TS vs
VC-1 vs
VP9 vs
AAC vs
aptX vs
HE-AAC vs
OGG vs
RealAudio vs
JPS vs

Advantage of Sony KD-65XE7002

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose Sony KD-65XE7002 over LG OLED55B8PUA.

LG OLED55B8PUA vs Sony KD-65XE7002
3.5mm headphone Audio Output vs
WebM vs
WMV vs
Xvid vs
M4A vs
MIDI vs
WAV vs
GIF vs
PNG vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   DTS Digital Surround
👍   Wi-Fi
WEAKNESSES
👎   No HDR10+
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No 2K HFR
👎   No VRR

Selected Features

OLED display on LG OLED55B8PUA

LG OLED55B8PUA has an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. This is a self-emissive display which can completely turn off individual pixels leading to the ideal black levels and better contrast during HDR compared to any LCD displays. This makes them to be the best choice for dark rooms. OLED enables a simpler internal structure than conventional displays. With just a few layers, OLED TVs are very lightweight and thin. OLED displays also have better viewing angles. However, they are not able to achieve such high brightness as modern LCD displays which makes them less suitable in bright rooms.

VA Panel on Sony KD-65XE7002

Sony KD-65XE7002 has a vertical alignment (VA) panel. Such panels are most commonly used in LCD TVs as they provide deeper blacks compared to the IPS panels. However, they are still limited with the viewing angles compared to the IPS panels or OLED displays.

HDR10

LG OLED55B8PUA and Sony KD-65XE7002 support HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Dolby Vision on LG OLED55B8PUA

LG OLED55B8PUA also supports Dolby Vision which is an update to HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels up to 10,000 nits on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis and supports up to 12-bit color depth (4096 shades of RGB) and 8K resolution.

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 OLED55B8PUA and here - Sony KD-65XE7002.

BASICS LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
BrandLGSony
SeriesB8XE70
ModelOLED55B8PUAKD-65XE7002
Size55"65"
CountryUSAUK
Release Year20182017
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
Display TypeOLEDLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"64.5" (163.9 cm)
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeWRGBVA
Backlight DimmingPixel Level DimmingFrame Dimming
ColorPerfect Color
Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
VIDEO LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα7 Intelligent Processor
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AUDIO LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
Speaker Poer Rating4 x 10 W10 W + 10 W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
WiSA Ready
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Amazon Alexa device sold separately
HDMI Inputs43
HDMI Version2.0b2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK BRAVIA Sync
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack1
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)
DLNA
OTHER LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
Storage8 GB4 GB
Operating SystemwebOSLinux
Internet Browser Full Web BrowserOpera
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Application Store LG Content Store Opera Store
PVR Function
VIDEO FORMATS LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
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 OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-MB/G,D/K,I
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMDVB-C
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC3.58 / NTSC4.43
GENERAL LG OLED55B8PUA Sony KD-65XE7002
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 Hz220 V - 240 V AC, 50 Hz
Models with supplied AC adapter: 19.5 V DC
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.3" x 27.8" x 1.8"1454 mm x 84 mm x 44 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.3" x 29.6" x 8.7"1454 mm x 905 mm x 266 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)56.9" x 31.9" x 8.1"1570 mm x 951 mm x 196 mm
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 300 mm
11-7/8" x 11-7/8"
Weight Without Stand35.9 lbs20.9 kg
Weight With Stand39.2 lbs22 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)65.7 lbs31 kg
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor1 Year

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