LG OLED65E9PLA vs LG OLED65E8PLA Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
88
SCORE:
81

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG OLED65E9PLA to LG OLED65E8PLA 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 OLED65E9PLA Highlights

LG OLED65E8PLA 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. LG OLED65E9PLA 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 OLED65E9PLA

LG OLED65E8PLA

DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
86
AUDIO FEATURES
92
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
83
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
88
DISPLAY
89
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
71
OTHER FEATURES
63
CONNECTIVITY
77
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
81

Advantage of LG OLED65E9PLA over LG OLED65E8PLA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED65E9PLA over LG OLED65E8PLA.

LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
More Powerful Picture Processor α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor α9 Intelligent Processor
Auto Low Latency Mode
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
Dynamic Tone Mapping Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro Enhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
AI Sound
WiSA Ready
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
Newer Bluetooth Version 5.0 4.2
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
HDMI Version 2.1 2.0b
Amazon Echo Compatible
AI UX
AI Home
AI Recommendation Default: off
Intelligent Edit
Home Dashboard
Auto Device Detection
Apple HomePod
Magic Link Default: off
360 VR
Mobile TV On
Wi-Fi TV On
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Instant Game Response VRR/ALLM
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service) with Samba TV App
Hotel Mode
Time Machine (DVR)
Analog DVR

Advantage of LG OLED65E8PLA over LG OLED65E9PLA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED65E8PLA over LG OLED65E9PLA.

LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
3.5mm headphone Audio Output

Common Strengths of LG OLED65E9PLA and LG OLED65E8PLA

STRENGTHS LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
High Refresh Rate 100 Hz/120 Hz 100 Hz/120 Hz
Wide Viewing Angle Perfect Viewing Angle Perfect Viewing Angle
Color Depth 1.07 Billion 1.07 Billion
Contrast Ratio
HDR10
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
4K HFR 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFR
Speaker Channels 4.2 Channel 4.2 Channel
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD DTS-HD
Clear Voice Clear Voice III Clear Voice III
Bluetooth Audio Playback

Common Weaknesses of LG OLED65E9PLA and LG OLED65E8PLA

WEAKNESSES LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
No 3D Capability
No HDR10+
No IMAX Enhanced
No AMD Freesync™
No NVidia G-Sync
No VRR
No HGIG Compatibility
No Filmmaker Mode

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 OLED65E9PLA and here - LG OLED65E8PLA.

BASICS LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
BrandLGLG
Country VersionUKUK
SeriesE9E8
ModelOLED65E9PLAOLED65E8PLA
Release Year20192018
Size65"65"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
DesignPicture-On-GlassPicture-On-Glass
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 TechnologyOLEDOLED
Panel TypeWRGBWRGB
Backlight DimmingPixel DimmingPixel 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 OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
HDR
HDR Effect
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture Processorα9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processorα9 Intelligent Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Black Frame Insertion OLED Motion Pro
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement Object Depth Enhancer Object Depth Enhancer
AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer Adaptive Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionQuad Step NRQuad Step NR
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy Pro Pro
Ultra Luminance Pro Pro
SharpnessFrequency based Sharpness EnhancerFrequency based Sharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping ProEnhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
Speaker Channels4.2 Channel4.2 Channel
Speaker Type and ConfigurationFront FiringHeight + Front Firing
Speaker Power Rating60W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel)60W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel)
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 IIIClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
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
Bluetooth Version5.04.2
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately Google Home device sold separately (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant Google Assistant Built-in Google Assistant features require software update (This feature is not available in Republic of Ireland)
Works with Alexa 19.5 MR 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) eARC (HDMI 2) HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs33
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
CPU Cores44
GPU Cores22
RAM3 GB3 GB
Storage8 GB8 GB
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) 8 days 8 days
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Application Store LG Content Store LG Content Store
Teletext Flof Flof
Teletext Page2000 page2000 pages
PVR Function
On-Screen Display Languages3636
LG AI ThinQ®
Speech to Text
LG Voice Search
Amazon Echo Compatible
AI UX
AI Home
AI RecommendationDefault: off
Intelligent Edit
Home Dashboard
Auto Device Detection
Apple HomePod
Voice Recognition Intelligent Voice Recognition Magic Remote required
Magic LinkDefault: off
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 VRR/ALLM
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service) with Samba TV App
Hotel Mode
Screen Share
Digital Recording
Time Shift
Watch & Record
Auto Calibration
Time Machine (DVR)
Analog DVR
HEVC
VIDEO FORMATS LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
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 OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
Digital Tuner 2 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+ 1.4
GENERAL LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
Energy Efficiency ClassAA
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)1447 mm x 877 mm x 50.3 mm1449 mm x 903 mm x 52 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1447 mm x 877 mm x 220 mm1449 mm x 910 mm x 222 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1600 mm x 1000 mm x 228 mm1600 mm x 1015 mm x 175 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Dimensions (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand20.8 kg26.6 kg
Weight With Stand33.6 kg29.9 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)43.0 kg37.1 kg
ACCESSORIES LG OLED65E9PLA LG OLED65E8PLA
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR19Magic Remote Control - AN-MR18
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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