LG OLED65C9PLA vs LG OLED65C8 Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
82
SCORE:
74

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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 OLED65C9PLA Highlights

LG OLED65C8 Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • α9 Intelligent Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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 OLED65C9PLA

LG OLED65C8

DISPLAY
84
VIDEO FEATURES
78
AUDIO FEATURES
86
OTHER FEATURES
97
CONNECTIVITY
80
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
82
DISPLAY
80
VIDEO FEATURES
76
AUDIO FEATURES
65
OTHER FEATURES
61
CONNECTIVITY
72
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
74

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 OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
BrandLGLG
CountryGermanyGermany
Series 2C9C8
ModelOLED65C9PLAOLED65C8
Release Year20192018
Size65"65"
Smart TVYesYes
DISPLAY LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
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 OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
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 HFRYes 4K HFR via HDMI will be updatedYes
2K HFRYesYes
VRRNoNo
HGIG CompatibilityNoNo
Picture Processorα9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processorα9 Intelligent Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Black Frame InsertionYes OLED Motion ProYes
Filmmaker ModeNoNo
Auto Low Latency ModeYesNo
Depth EnhancementYes Object Depth EnhancerYes Object Depth Enhancer
AI PictureNoNo
Auto Genre SelectionNoNo
Face EnhancingNoNo
Image EnhancingNoNo
Color EnhancerYes Advanced Color EnhancerYes Adaptive Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionQuad Step NRQuad Step NR
Deep Learning AI PictureYesNo
AI BrightnessYesNo
True Color AccuracyYes ProYes Pro
Ultra LuminanceYes ProYes Pro
SharpnessFrequency based Sharpness EnhancerFrequency based Sharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping ProEnhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
Speaker Channels2.2 Channel2.2 Channel
Speaker Power Rating40W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel)4 x 10 W
Dolby AtmosYesYes
DTS Digital SurroundYes DTS-HDYes DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio OutputYesYes
AI SoundYesNo
Surround ModeDolby Surround / OLED SurroundDolby Surround / OLED Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice IIIClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
WiSA ReadyYesNo
Bluetooth Audio PlaybackYesYes
LG Sound SyncYesYes
Smart Speaker CompatibleYesNo
LG Smart SpeakerYesNo
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
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 Version5.04.2
Apple AirplayYes Airplay 2No
LG TV Plus AppYesNo
Smart ThinQ AppYesNo
ChromecastNoNo
Google HomeYes Google Home device sold separatelyYes Google Home device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Virtual AssistantYes Google AssistantYes Google Assistant Built-in Google Assistant features require software update (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Works with AlexaYesYes Amazon Alexa device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.12.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes eARC (HDMI 2)Yes HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CECYes SIMPLINKYes SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 PortsNoNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs33
Component InputsNoNo
Composite InputsNoNo
RCA Audio OutputsNoNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputYesYes
Optical Audio OutputYesYes
RS-232C RemoteNoNo
DLNAYesYes
OTHER LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
CPU Cores44
GPU Cores22
RAM3 GB3 GB
Storage8 GB8 GB
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet BrowserYesYes
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)YesYes
Parental Control (V-Chip)YesYes
Application StoreYes LG Content StoreYes LG Content Store
TeletextYes FlofYes Flof
Teletext Page2000 page2000 pages
PVR FunctionYesYes
On-Screen Display Languages3636
LG AI ThinQ®YesYes
Speech to TextYesYes
LG Voice SearchYesYes
Amazon Echo CompatibleYesNo
AI UXYesNo
AI HomeYesNo
AI RecommendationDefault: offNo
Intelligent EditYesNo
Home DashboardYesNo
Auto Device DetectionYesNo
Apple HomePodYesNo
Voice RecognitionYes Intelligent Voice RecognitionYes Magic Remote required
Magic LinkDefault: offNo
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)YesYes
Gallery ModeYesYes
Multi-viewYesYes
DIALYesYes
Music PlayerYesYes
360 VRYesNo
Mobile TV OnYesNo
Wi-Fi TV OnYesNo
Bluetooth Low Energy OnYesNo
Instant Game ResponseYes VRR/ALLMNo
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service)Yes with Samba TV AppNo
Hotel ModeYesNo
Screen ShareYesYes
Digital RecordingYesYes
Time ShiftYesYes
Watch & RecordYesYes
Auto CalibrationYesYes
Time Machine (DVR)YesNo
Analog DVRYesNo
HEVCYesYes
VIDEO FORMATS LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
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 OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
AACYesYes
AC4NoNo
AIFFNoNo
ALACNoNo
APENoNo
aptXYesYes
eAAC+NoNo
EAC3NoNo
FLACYesYes
HE-AACYesYes
LPCMYesYes
M4ANoNo
MIDINoNo
MP2NoNo
MP3YesYes
OGGYesYes
RealAudioYesYes
WMAYesYes
WAVNoNo
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
BMPNoNo
GIFNoNo
JPEGYesYes
JPSYesYes
MPOYesYes
PNGNoNo
TUNER LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
Digital TunerYes 2Yes 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/T2DVB-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+ 1.4CI+ 1.4
GENERAL LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
Energy EfficiencyAA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)137 W150 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1449 mm x 830 mm x 46.9 mm1449 mm x 831 mm x 47 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1449 mm x 862 mm x 251 mm1449 mm x 881 mm x 230 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1677 mm x 950 mm x 207 mm1600 mm x 970 mm x 207 mm
VESA Wall MountYesYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand25.2 kg21.0 kg
Weight With Stand33.9 kg25.4 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)41.2 kg33 kg
ACCESSORIES LG OLED65C9PLA LG OLED65C8
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR19Magic Remote Control - AN-MR18
Universal Control Capability for remoteYesYes
Magic Remote Control CompatibleYesYes

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