LG OLED65G7V vs LG OLED65G8 Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
74
SCORE:
83

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Overview

Here we are comparing LG OLED65G7V to LG OLED65G8 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 OLED65G7V Highlights

LG OLED65G8 Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • 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 OLED65G8 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 OLED65G7V

LG OLED65G8

DISPLAY
88
VIDEO FEATURES
77
AUDIO FEATURES
53
OTHER FEATURES
32
CONNECTIVITY
67
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
74
DISPLAY
92
VIDEO FEATURES
84
AUDIO FEATURES
71
OTHER FEATURES
63
CONNECTIVITY
77
FORMAT SUPPORT
60
OVERALL
83

Advantage of LG OLED65G7V over LG OLED65G8

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED65G7V over LG OLED65G8.

LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
USB 3.0 Ports 1
VESA Wall Mount

Advantage of LG OLED65G8 over LG OLED65G7V

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED65G8 over LG OLED65G7V.

LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
4K HFR
2K HFR
Black Frame Insertion
True Color Accuracy Pro
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)
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI 2
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
Watch & Record
Auto Calibration

Common Strengths of LG OLED65G7V and LG OLED65G8

STRENGTHS LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
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
Speaker Channels 4.2 Channel 4.2 Channel
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD DTS-HD

Common Weaknesses of LG OLED65G7V and LG OLED65G8

WEAKNESSES LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
No 3D Capability
No HDR10+
No IMAX Enhanced
No AMD Freesync™
No NVidia G-Sync
No VRR
No HGIG Compatibility
No Filmmaker Mode
No WiSA Ready

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 OLED65G7V and here - LG OLED65G8.

BASICS LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
BrandLGLG
Country VersionGermanyGermany
SeriesG7G8
ModelOLED65G7VOLED65G8
Release Year20172018
Size65"65"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
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 Level DimmingPixel Dimming/Self Lighting Pixel
Backlight NameSelf-lighting PixelSelf-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 OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
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 Object Depth Enhancer
AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
Color Enhancer Color Master Engine Adaptive Color Enhancer
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy Pro
Ultra Luminance Pro
Dynamic Tone MappingEnhanced Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
Speaker Channels4.2 Channel4.2 Channel
Speaker Power Rating60 W (Woofer: 20W)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 III
Sound TuningMagic Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
Adaptive Sound Control
WiSA Ready
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
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) HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports1
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 OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
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 Natural Voice Recognition Magic Remote required
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 OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
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 OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
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/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+ 1.3CI+ 1.4
GENERAL LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
Energy Efficiency ClassAA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 HzAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)154 W154 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.3 W0.5 W
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1461 mm x 883 mm x 243 mm1449 mm x 950 mm x 250 mm
VESA Wall Mount
Weight of Package (Gross)40.5 kg60.5 kg
ACCESSORIES LG OLED65G7V LG OLED65G8
RemoteMagic Remote ControlMagic Remote Control - AN-MR18BA
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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