LG OLED65B8SLC vs LG OLED65B9PLA Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
74
SCORE:
82

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Overview

Here we are comparing to 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 resolution and none of them support HDR.

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

LG OLED65B8SLC Highlights

LG OLED65B9PLA Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • α7 Intelligent Processor
  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • α7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. They both get the same overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

LG OLED65B8SLC

LG OLED65B9PLA

DISPLAY
84
VIDEO FEATURES
73
AUDIO FEATURES
61
OTHER FEATURES
57
CONNECTIVITY
70
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
74
DISPLAY
84
VIDEO FEATURES
78
AUDIO FEATURES
90
OTHER FEATURES
97
CONNECTIVITY
80
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
82

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 - and here - .

BASICS LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
BrandLGLG
CountryGermanyUK
Series 2B8B9
ModelOLED65B8SLCOLED65B9PLA
Release Year20182019
Size65"65"
Smart TVYesYes
DISPLAY LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"64.5"
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 Dimming/Self Lighting Pixel
Backlight NameSelf-luminous pixels (no backlight)Self-luminous pixels (no backlight)
ContrastInfinite ContrastInfinite Contrast
ColorPerfect ColorPerfect Color
Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
Contrast Ratio
VIDEO LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
3D CapabilityNoNo
HDR10YesYes
HDR10+NoNo
Dolby VisionYesYes
Dolby Vision IQNoNo
HLGYesYes
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®YesYes
IMAX EnhancedNoNo
4K HDRYesYes
HDR EffectYesYes
AMD Freesync™NoNo
NVidia G-SyncNoNo
4K HFRNoYes 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFRNoYes
VRRNoNo
HGIG CompatibilityNoNo
Picture Processorα7 Intelligent Processorα7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Black Frame InsertionYesYes
Filmmaker ModeNoNo
Auto Low Latency ModeNoYes
Depth EnhancementYes Active Depth EnhancerYes Object Depth Enhancer
AI PictureNoNo
Auto Genre SelectionNoNo
Face EnhancingNoNo
Image EnhancingNoNo
Color EnhancerYes Adaptive Color EnhancerYes Advanced Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionNRQuad Step NR
Deep Learning AI PictureNoYes
AI BrightnessNoYes
True Color AccuracyYesYes Pro
Ultra LuminanceYes ProYes Pro
SharpnessNoFrequency based Sharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingEnhanced Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping Pro
AUDIO LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel4.2 Channel
Speaker TypeDown FiringFront Firing
Speaker Power Rating2 x 10 W60W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel)
Dolby AtmosYesYes
DTS Digital SurroundYes DTS-HDYes DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio OutputYesYes
AI SoundNoYes
Surround ModeDolby Surround / OLED SurroundDolby Surround / OLED Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice IIIClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
WiSA ReadyNoYes
Bluetooth Audio PlaybackYesYes
LG Sound SyncYesYes
Smart Speaker CompatibleNoYes
LG Smart SpeakerNoYes
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
Ethernet InputYesYes
Wi-FiYesYes
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/nIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
BluetoothYesYes
Bluetooth Version4.25.0
Apple AirplayNoYes Airplay 2
LG TV Plus AppNoYes
Smart ThinQ AppNoYes
ChromecastNoNo
Google HomeYes Google Home device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)Yes
Virtual AssistantYes Google Assistant Built-in Google Assistant features require software update (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)Yes Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes Amazon Alexa device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)Yes 19.5 MR
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.0b2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes Side, HDMI 2Yes eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CECYes SIMPLINKYes SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 PortsNoNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs23
Component InputsNoNo
Composite InputsNoNo
RCA Audio OutputsNoNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputYesYes
Optical Audio OutputYesYes
RS-232C RemoteNoNo
DLNAYesYes
OTHER LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
CPU Cores44
GPU Cores22
RAM2 GB3 GB
Storage8 GB8 GB
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet BrowserYesYes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)YesYes 8 days
Parental Control (V-Chip)YesYes
Application StoreYes LG Content StoreYes LG Content Store
TeletextYes FlofYes Flof
Teletext Page2000 pages2000 page
PVR FunctionYesYes
On-Screen Display Languages3636
LG AI ThinQ®YesYes
Speech to TextYesYes
LG Voice SearchYesYes
Amazon Echo CompatibleNoYes
AI UXNoYes
AI HomeNoYes
AI RecommendationNoDefault: off
Intelligent EditNoYes
Home DashboardNoYes
Auto Device DetectionNoYes
Apple HomePodNoYes
Voice RecognitionYes Magic Remote requiredYes Intelligent Voice Recognition
Magic LinkNoDefault: off
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)YesYes
Gallery ModeYesYes
Multi-viewYesYes
DIALYesYes
Music PlayerYesYes
360 VRNoYes
Mobile TV OnNoYes
Wi-Fi TV OnNoYes
Bluetooth Low Energy OnNoYes
Instant Game ResponseNoYes ALLM
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service)NoYes with Samba TV App
Hotel ModeNoYes
Screen ShareYesYes
Digital RecordingYesYes
Time ShiftYesYes
Watch & RecordYesYes
Auto CalibrationYesYes
Time Machine (DVR)NoYes
Analog DVRNoYes
HEVCYesYes
VIDEO FORMATS LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
3GPPYesYes
AV1NoNo
AVIYesYes
ASFNoNo
DivXYesYes
Flash VideoYesYes
H.263YesYes
H.264YesYes
H.265YesYes
MKVYesYes
M2TSYesYes
MP4YesYes
MPEG-4YesYes
QuickTimeYesYes
RealVideoNoNo
TSYesYes
VC-1YesYes
VP7NoNo
VP8NoNo
VP9YesYes
VOBNoNo
VRONoNo
WebMNoNo
WMVNoNo
XvidNoNo
AUDIO FORMATS LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
AACYesYes
AC4NoNo
AIFFNoNo
ALACNoNo
APENoNo
aptXYesYes
eAAC+NoNo
EAC3NoNo
FLACYesYes
HE-AACYesYes
LPCMYesYes
M4ANoNo
MIDINoNo
MP2NoNo
MP3YesYes
OGGYesYes
RealAudioYesYes
WMAYesYes
WAVNoNo
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
BMPNoNo
GIFNoNo
JPEGYesYes
JPSYesYes
MPOYesYes
PNGNoNo
TUNER LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
Digital TunerYes 1Yes 2
SAT TunerYesYes
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
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 OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
Energy EfficiencyAA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)148 W133 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1449 mm x 831 mm x 47 mm1449 mm x 830 mm x 46.9 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1449 mm x 901 mm x 319 mm1449 mm x 869 mm x 246 mm
VESA Wall MountYesYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand21.7 kg25.2 kg
Weight With Stand23.1 kg26.2 kg
ACCESSORIES LG OLED65B8SLC LG OLED65B9PLA
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR18Magic Remote Control - AN-MR19
Universal Control Capability for remoteYesYes
Magic Remote Control CompatibleYesYes

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