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LG 50NANO80UPA (USA version)

SCORE:
92
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Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) NanoCell Display
  • HDR10, HLG support
  • NanoCell Color
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Quad-Core Processor 4K
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Overview

LG 50NANO80UPA was introduced in 2021. It has a NanoCell screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 50 Hz/60 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10 and HLG. Its powerful Quad-Core Processor 4K picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give LG 50NANO80UPA TV 92 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
93
VIDEO FEATURES
90
AUDIO FEATURES
86
OTHER FEATURES
98
CONNECTIVITY
92
FORMAT SUPPORT
87
OVERALL
92

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of LG 50NANO80UPA.

PROS
👍   High Resolution
👍   Wide Viewing Angle
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   HLG
👍   HGIG Compatibility
👍   Filmmaker Mode
👍   AI Sound
👍   Bluetooth Audio Playback
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth
👍   Works with Alexa
CONS
👎   Edge LED
👎   No Full-Array Local Dimming
👎   No HDR10+
👎   No Dolby Vision
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No 2K HFR
👎   No VRR
👎   No Dolby Atmos
👎   No DTS Digital Surround

Predecessor

A predecessor of 2021 NANO80 series is 2020 NANO80 series. In this section we show their comparison.

UPGRADES LG 50NANO80UPA vs LG 49NANO80UNA
Face Enhancing vs
EAC3 vs

DOWNGRADES LG 50NANO80UPA vs LG 49NANO80UNA
LED Type Edge LED vs Direct LED
Component Inputs vs
Composite Inputs vs

For this comparison we chose 49" version of the predecessor - model 49NANO80UNA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit LG 50NANO80UPA vs LG 49NANO80UNA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Selected Features

Nano Cell Technology

LG Nano Cell technology uses particles to absorb unwanted light wavelengths and enhance the purity of the red and green colors displayed on the screen. In addition, they create subtler, more accurate colors that stay true, even at wide viewing angles. So, even if the whole family is gathered around the TV, everyone has the best seat in the house, whether they’re front and center, or across the room and off to the side.

VA Panel

LG 50NANO80UPA has a vertical alignment (VA) panel which is most commonly used in LCD TVs as it provides deeper blacks compared to the IPS panel. However, it is still limited with the viewing angle compared to the IPS panel or OLED display.

HDR10

LG 50NANO80UPA supports HDR10 which was announced on August 27, 2015, by the Consumer Technology Association and uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It is not backward compatible with SDR. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits of brightness and uses 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors.

Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for LG 50NANO80UPA.

BASICS
BrandLG
SeriesNANO80
Model50NANO80UPA
Size50"
CountryUSA
Release Year2021
Bezel ColorBlack
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Display TypeNanoCell
Actual Size (Diagonal)49.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz/60 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Panel TypeVA
LED TypeEdge LED
Backlight DimmingLocal Dimming
Dimming NameLG Local Contrast
ColorNanoCell Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
VIDEO
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Picture ProcessorQuad-Core Processor 4K
Upscaling4K Upscaling
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 120
Frame Interpolation Frequency120 Hz
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection
Face Enhancing
Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionDouble Step Noise Reduction
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance
SharpnessSharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingHDR Dynamic Tone Mapping
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel
Speaker TypeDown Firing
Speaker Poer Rating20W
Bluetooth Headset Support
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby AC-4
DTS Digital Surround
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound AI Sound
Surround ModeULTRA Surround
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi Protocol802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version5.0
Mobile Connectivity
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Alexa Built-In
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER
CPU Cores4
Operating SystemwebOS
Internet Browser Full Web Browser
Application Store LG Content Store
Teletext
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 LinkDefault: off
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)
Gallery Mode
Multi-view
DIAL
360 VR
Mobile TV On
Wi-Fi TV On
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Instant Game Response ALLM/HGIG
Screen Share
Time Shift
Auto Calibration
Time Machine (DVR)
HEVC 4K@60p, 10bit
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
AV1 4K@60p, 10bit
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9 4K@60p, 10bit
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-M
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)52.9 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1120 x 635 x 49.2 mm
44.09" x 25" x 1.94"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1120 x 718 x 257 mm
44.09" x 28.27" x 10.12"
Stand Size945 x 257 mm / 37.20" x 10.12"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1275 x 775 x 172 mm
50.2" x 30.51" x 6.77"
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand14 kg / 30.86 lbs
Weight With Stand14.4 kg / 31.74 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)17.8 / 39.24 lbs
Warranty1 Year Parts & Labor
ACCESSORIES
RemoteMagic Remote Control - MR21
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible
Optional AccessoriesWB21LMB (Sold Separately)
LSW240B (Sold Separately)

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