LG OLED55B8SLC vs LG OLED55B7V Detailed Comparison
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SCORE:
93
SCORE:
90

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG OLED55B8SLC to LG OLED55B7V 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 OLED55B8SLC Highlights

LG OLED55B7V 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
  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. LG OLED55B8SLC 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 OLED55B8SLC

LG OLED55B7V

DISPLAY
96
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
84
OTHER FEATURES
86
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
93
DISPLAY
96
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
75
OTHER FEATURES
67
CONNECTIVITY
86
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
90

Advantage of LG OLED55B8SLC

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED55B8SLC over LG OLED55B7V.

LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
Higher Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage 75% 74%
Higher DCI P3 Color Space Coverage 99% 96%
Higher Peak Brightness 800 nits 750 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

Advantage of LG OLED55B7V

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED55B7V over LG OLED55B8SLC.

LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
Higher Brightness 250 nits 300 nits
More Speaker Channels 2.0 Channel 2.2 Channel
Higher Speaker Power Rating 2 x 10 W 40 W (Woofer: 20W)
USB 3.0 Ports 1
More RF (Terrestrial/Cable) Connection Inputs 2 3
More Tuners (Terrestrial/Cable) 1 2

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 OLED55B8SLC and here - LG OLED55B7V.

BASICS LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
BrandLGLG
CountryUKUK
Series 2B8B7
ModelOLED55B8SLCOLED55B7V
Release Year20182017
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
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 Dimming/Self Lighting PixelPixel Level Dimming
Backlight NameSelf-lumi us pixels ( backlight)Self-lighting Pixel
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 Coverage75%74%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage99%96%
Brightness250 nits300 nits
Peak Brightness800 nits750 nits
Contrast Ratio
Input Lag21 ms21 ms
VIDEO LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
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 Adaptive Color Enhancer Color Master Engine
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance Pro
Dynamic Tone MappingEnhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel2.2 Channel
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W40 W (Woofer: 20W)
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound
Surround ModeDolby Surround / OLED SurroundDolby Surround / OLED Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound TuningMagic Sound Tuning
Adaptive Sound Control
WiSA Ready
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
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 Ports 1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs23
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) 8 days 8 Days
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 Magic Remote required Natural Voice Recognition
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 OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
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 OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
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+ 1.3
GENERAL LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
Energy EfficiencyAA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)110 W112 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.3 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1228 mm x 707 mm x 47 mm1229 mm x 708 mm x 48.6 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1228 mm x 776 mm x 319 mm1229 mm x 764 mm x 254 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1345 mm x 810 mm x 207 mm1345 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 Stand16.3 kg17.2 kg
Weight With Stand17.7 kg18.6 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)23.3 kg24.3 kg
ACCESSORIES LG OLED55B8SLC LG OLED55B7V
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR18Magic Remote Control
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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