Hisense 55H9G Review and Specs

Hisense 55H9G (USA version)

SCORE:
65

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) LCD Display
  • HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Full Array Local Dimming
  • Wide Color Gamut
  • No
  • Hi-Viewโ„ข Processor

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Hisense 55H9G Overview

Hisense 55H9G was introduced in 2020. It has a LCD screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 1000 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG.

We give Hisense 55H9G TV 65 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
67
VIDEO FEATURES
72
AUDIO FEATURES
53
OTHER FEATURES
51
CONNECTIVITY
68
FORMAT SUPPORT
39
OVERALL
65

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2020 H9G series is 2019 H9F series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES Hisense 55H9G Hisense 55H9F
More Local Dimming Zones 180 132
Dolby Atmos Yes No

For this comparison we chose 55" version of the predecessor - model 55H9F. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit Hisense 55H9G vs Hisense 55H9F where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of Hisense 55H9G.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
LED Type ๐Ÿ‘
High Number of Local Dimming Zones ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
Contrast Ratio ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
Limited Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 3D Capability ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No 2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No HGIG Compatibility ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No Filmmaker Mode ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No WiSA Ready ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

QLED Display with VA Panel

Hisense 55H9G has a QLED display which is a LED backlight LCD display with additional semiconductor nanocrystal layer that can produce pure monochromatic red, green, and blue light. Quantum dot displays are capable of producing wider color gamut compared to OLED displays and can even achieve a full coverage of BT.2020 color gamut. And together with Vertical Alignment (VA) type panel their contrast is comparable to the OLED displays with nearly perfect black levels.

Full-Array Local Dimming

The TV has Full-Array Local Dimming technology with multiple zones throughout the display. Individual zones of LEDs can light up independently which enhances black levels, shadow details and decreases level of light bleed in dark parts of the image. This gives higher contrast with increased picture quality which is very important for HDR reproduction. Higher number of zones gives better control over local dimming and less blooming around the bright objects and subtitles.

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for Hisense 55H9G.

BASICS
BrandHisense
CountryUSA
Series 2H9G
Model55H9G
Release Year2020
Size55"
Smart TVYes
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeLCD
LCD TechnologyULED
Panel TypeVA
Backlight TypeQLED
LED TypeDirect LED
Backlight DimmingFull Array Local Dimming
Backlight NameFull Array LED
Number of Local Dimming Zones180
ColorWide Color Gamut
Viewing AngleNo
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage70%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage92%
Brightness620 nits
Peak Brightness1000 nits
Contrast Ratio6900โˆถ1
Minimum Response Time3 ms
Input Lag16 ms
VIDEO
3D CapabilityNo
HDR10Yes
HDR10+No
Dolby VisionYes
Dolby Vision IQNo
HLGYes
Advanced HDR by TechnicolorยฎNo
IMAX EnhancedNo
AMD Freesyncโ„ขNo
NVidia G-SyncNo
4K HFRNo
2K HFRNo
VRRNo
HGIG CompatibilityNo
Picture ProcessorHi-Viewโ„ข
Upscaling4K Upscaler
Frame Interploation TechniqueUltra Smooth Motion
Frame Interpolation Frequency480 Hz
Filmmaker ModeNo
Auto Low Latency ModeNo
Color EnhancerYes Ultra Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionYes
AUDIO
Speaker Power Rating10W x 2
DBXNo
Dolby AtmosYes
DTS Digital SurroundYes
DTS StudioSoundโ„ขYes
WiSA ReadyNo
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet InputYes
Wi-FiYes
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BluetoothYes
Bluetooth Version5.0
ChromecastNo
Google HomeNo
Virtual AssistantYes Google Assistant
Works with AlexaYes
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)Yes
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECYes
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 PortsNo
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) InputsNo
Component InputsNo
Composite InputsYes
RCA Audio OutputsNo
3.5mm headphone Audio OutputYes
Optical Audio OutputYes
RS-232C RemoteNo
OTHER
Operating SystemAndroid
Internet BrowserYes
Parental Control (V-Chip)Yes
TeletextNo
Closed CaptionsYes
Game ModeYes
On-Screen Display LanguagesEnglish/French/Spanish
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPYes
AV1No
AVIYes
ASFNo
DivXYes
Flash VideoNo
H.263Yes
H.264Yes
H.265Yes
MKVYes
M2TSNo
MP4Yes
MPEG-4Yes
QuickTimeNo
RealVideoNo
TSNo
VC-1No
VP7No
VP8No
VP9No
VOBNo
VRONo
WebMNo
WMVYes
XvidNo
AUDIO FORMATS
AACYes
AC4No
AIFFNo
ALACNo
APENo
aptXNo
eAAC+Yes
EAC3No
FLACYes
HE-AACNo
LPCMNo
M4ANo
MIDIYes
MP2No
MP3Yes
OGGNo
RealAudioNo
WMAYes
WAVYes
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPNo
GIFYes
JPEGYes
JPSNo
MPONo
PNGYes
TUNER
Digital TunerYes 1
SAT TunerNo
Analog TunerNTSC
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)No
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.5" x 28.2" x 3.9"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.5" x 30.7" x 10.2"
VESA Wall MountYes
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)400 mm x 300 mm
Wall mount screwM6
Weight Without Stand38.1 lbs
Weight With Stand39.2 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteYes
Universal Control Capability for remoteYes

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