LG OLED65W8PUA vs LG OLED65W9PUA Detailed Comparison
SCORE:
74
SCORE:
81

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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 OLED65W8PUA Highlights

LG OLED65W9PUA Highlights

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

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 OLED65W8PUA

LG OLED65W9PUA

DISPLAY
83
VIDEO FEATURES
75
AUDIO FEATURES
70
OTHER FEATURES
50
CONNECTIVITY
72
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
74
DISPLAY
84
VIDEO FEATURES
78
AUDIO FEATURES
90
OTHER FEATURES
89
CONNECTIVITY
80
FORMAT SUPPORT
55
OVERALL
81

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 OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
BrandLGLG
CountryUSAUSA
Series 2W8 SignatureW9 Signature
ModelOLED65W8PUAOLED65W9PUA
Release Year20182019
Size65"65"
Smart TVYesYes
DISPLAY LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
DesignPicture-On-WallPicture-On-Wall
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
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 OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
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 HFRYesYes 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFRYesYes
VRRNoNo
HGIG CompatibilityNoNo
Picture Processorα9 Intelligent Processorα9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Black Frame InsertionYesYes OLED Motion Pro
Filmmaker ModeNoNo
Auto Low Latency ModeNoYes
Depth EnhancementYes Object Depth EnhancerYes Object Depth Enhancer
AI PictureNoNo
Auto Genre SelectionNoNo
Face EnhancingNoNo
Image EnhancingNoNo
Color EnhancerYes Adaptive Color EnhancerYes Advanced Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionQuad Step NRQuad Step NR
Deep Learning AI PictureNoYes
AI BrightnessNoYes
True Color AccuracyYes ProYes Pro
Ultra LuminanceYes ProYes Pro
SharpnessFrequency based Sharpness EnhancerFrequency based Sharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingEnhanced Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping Pro
AUDIO LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
Speaker Channels4.2 Channel4.2 Channel
Speaker TypeHeight + Front FiringFront Firing
Speaker Power Rating60W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel)60W (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 Separate Dongle Purchase Required
Bluetooth Audio PlaybackYesYes
LG Sound SyncYesYes
Smart Speaker CompatibleNoYes
LG Smart SpeakerNoYes
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
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 separatelyYes Google Home device sold separately
Virtual AssistantYes Google AssistantYes Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes Amazon Alexa device sold separatelyYes Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.0b2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes HDMI 2Yes eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CECYes SIMPLINKYes SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 PortsNoNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component InputsNoNo
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
RCA Audio OutputsNoNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputNoNo
Optical Audio OutputYesYes
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)1 (Mini Jack)
DLNAYesYes
OTHER LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
CPU Cores44
GPU Cores22
RAM3 GB3 GB
Storage8 GB8 GB
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet BrowserYes Full Web BrowserYes
Application StoreYes LG Content StoreYes LG Content Store
Picture-In-PictureYesYes
PVR FunctionYesYes
USB HDD RecordingYesYes
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 Intelligent Voice RecognitionYes Intelligent Voice Recognition
Magic LinkNoDefault: off
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)YesYes
Gallery ModeYesYes
Multi-viewYesYes
DIALYesYes
360 VRNoYes
Mobile TV OnNoYes
Wi-Fi TV OnNoYes
Bluetooth Low Energy OnNoYes
Instant Game ResponseNoYes ALLM
Hotel ModeNoYes
Screen ShareYesYes
Time ShiftYesYes
Auto CalibrationYesYes
Time Machine (DVR)NoYes
Analog DVRNoYes
VIDEO FORMATS LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
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 OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
AACYesYes
AC4NoNo
AIFFNoNo
ALACNoNo
APENoNo
aptXYesYes
eAAC+NoNo
EAC3NoNo
FLACYesYes
HE-AACYesYes
LPCMYesYes
M4ANoNo
MIDINoNo
MP2NoNo
MP3YesYes
OGGYesYes
RealAudioYesYes
WMAYesYes
WAVNoNo
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
BMPNoNo
GIFNoNo
JPEGYesYes
JPSYesYes
MPOYesYes
PNGNoNo
TUNER LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
Digital TunerYes 1Yes 1
SAT TunerNoNo
Analog TunerNTSC-MNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)NoNo
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
GENERAL LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 HzAC 120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)57.1" x 32.5" x 0.15"56.9" x 32.4" x 0.15"
AV Box Dimensions (W x H x D)49.6" x 3.1" x 7.8" (all-in-one box
soundbar)
49.6" x 3.1" x 7.8" (all-in-one box
soundbar)
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)64.3" x 37.6" x 9.0"64.3" x 37.6" x 9"
One Connect BoxYes AV BoxYes AV Box
VESA Wall MountNoNo
Weight Without Stand16.8 lbs14.8 lbs
AV Box Weight22.7 lbs22 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)72.8 lbs70.8 lbs
ACCESSORIES LG OLED65W8PUA LG OLED65W9PUA
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR18Magic Remote Control - AN-MR19
Universal Control Capability for remoteYesYes
Magic Remote Control CompatibleYesYes

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