LG OLED55B7P Review and Specs
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LG OLED55B7P (USA version)

SCORE:
89

Highlights

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

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LG OLED55B7P Overview

LG OLED55B7P was introduced in 2017. It has a OLED screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible and can reach 750 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG.

We give LG OLED55B7P TV 89 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
96
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
77
OTHER FEATURES
63
CONNECTIVITY
87
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
89

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of LG OLED55B7P.

PROS
High Resolution ๐Ÿ‘
High Refresh Rate ๐Ÿ‘
Full-Array Dimming ๐Ÿ‘
Wide Viewing Angle ๐Ÿ‘
Color Depth ๐Ÿ‘
HDR10 ๐Ÿ‘
Dolby Vision ๐Ÿ‘
HLG ๐Ÿ‘
Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi Direct ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
No HDR10+ 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 NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0) ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Selected Features

OLED Display

LG OLED55B7P has an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. This is a self-emissive display which can completely turn off individual pixels leading to the ideal black levels and better contrast during HDR compared to any LCD displays. OLED displays also have better viewing angle than IPS panels. However, OLEDs are not able to achieve such high brightness as modern LCD displays.

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for LG OLED55B7P.

BASICS
BrandLG
CountryUSA
Series 2B7
ModelOLED55B7P
Release Year2017
Size55"
Smart TVโœ”
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TypeOLED
Panel TypeWRGB
Backlight DimmingPixel Level Dimming
Backlight NameSelf-lighting Pixel
ContrastInfinite Contrast
ColorPerfect Color
Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage74%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage96%
Brightness300 nits
Peak Brightness750 nits
Contrast Ratioโˆž
Input Lag21 ms
VIDEO
3D Capabilityโœ–
HDR10โœ”
HDR10+โœ–
Dolby Visionโœ”
Dolby Vision IQโœ–
HLGโœ”
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎโœ–
IMAX Enhancedโœ–
4K HDRโœ” 4K Active HDR
HDR Effectโœ”
AMD Freesyncโ„ขโœ–
NVidia G-Syncโœ–
4K HFRโœ–
2K HFRโœ–
VRRโœ–
HGIG Compatibilityโœ–
Upscaling4K Upscaler
Black Frame Insertionโœ–
Filmmaker Modeโœ–
Auto Low Latency Modeโœ–
Depth Enhancementโœ” Active Depth Enhancer
AI Pictureโœ–
Auto Genre Selectionโœ–
Face Enhancingโœ–
Image Enhancingโœ–
Color Enhancerโœ” Color Master Engine
Deep Learning AI Pictureโœ–
AI Brightnessโœ–
True Color Accuracyโœ”
Ultra Luminanceโœ”
Cinematic Colorโœ”
AUDIO
Speaker Channels2.2 Channel
Speaker Power Rating40 W (Woofer: 20W)
Dolby Atmosโœ”
DTS Digital Surroundโœ” DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Outputโœ–
AI Soundโœ–
Surround ModeDolby Surround / OLED Surround
Clear Voiceโœ–
Sound TuningMagic Sound Tuning
WiSA Readyโœ–
LG Sound Syncโœ”
Smart Speaker Compatibleโœ–
LG Smart Speakerโœ–
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Inputโœ”
Wi-Fiโœ”
Wi-Fi Directโœ”
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetoothโœ”
Apple Airplayโœ–
LG TV Plus Appโœ–
Smart ThinQ Appโœ–
Chromecastโœ–
Google Homeโœ–
Virtual Assistantโœ–
Works with Alexaโœ–
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)โœ”
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECโœ” SIMPLINK
USB Inputs3
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
Component Inputsโœ–
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
RCA Audio Outputsโœ–
3.5mm headphone Audio Outputโœ–
Optical Audio Outputโœ”
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)
DLNAโœ”
OTHER
SoCM16P
Operating SystemwebOS
Internet Browserโœ” Full Web Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)โœ”
Application Storeโœ” LG Content Store
PVR Functionโœ”
LG AI ThinQยฎโœ–
Amazon Echo Compatibleโœ–
AI UXโœ–
AI Homeโœ–
AI Recommendationโœ–
Intelligent Editโœ–
Home Dashboardโœ–
Auto Device Detectionโœ–
Apple HomePodโœ–
Voice Recognitionโœ” Natural Voice Recognition
Magic Linkโœ–
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)โœ–
Gallery Modeโœ–
Multi-viewโœ–
Freeview Playโœ”
DIALโœ–
360 VRโœ–
Mobile TV Onโœ–
Wi-Fi TV Onโœ–
Bluetooth Low Energy Onโœ–
Instant Game Responseโœ–
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service)โœ–
Hotel Modeโœ–
Channel Plusโœ”
Screen Shareโœ”
Content Shareโœ”
Time Shiftโœ–
Watch & Recordโœ–
Auto Calibrationโœ–
Time Machine (DVR)โœ–
Analog DVRโœ–
IP Controlโœ”
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPPโœ”
AV1โœ–
AVIโœ”
ASFโœ–
DivXโœ”
Flash Videoโœ”
H.263โœ”
H.264โœ”
H.265โœ”
MKVโœ”
M2TSโœ”
MP4โœ”
MPEG-4โœ”
QuickTimeโœ”
RealVideoโœ–
TSโœ”
VC-1โœ”
VP7โœ–
VP8โœ–
VP9โœ”
VOBโœ–
VROโœ–
WebMโœ–
WMVโœ–
Xvidโœ–
AUDIO FORMATS
AACโœ”
AC4โœ–
AIFFโœ–
ALACโœ–
APEโœ–
aptXโœ”
eAAC+โœ–
EAC3โœ–
FLACโœ”
HE-AACโœ”
LPCMโœ”
M4Aโœ–
MIDIโœ–
MP2โœ–
MP3โœ”
OGGโœ”
RealAudioโœ”
WMAโœ”
WAVโœ–
IMAGE FORMATS
BMPโœ–
GIFโœ–
JPEGโœ”
JPSโœ”
MPOโœ”
PNGโœ–
TUNER
Digital Tunerโœ” 1
SAT Tunerโœ–
Analog TunerNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)โœ–
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
GENERAL
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 27.9" x 1.9"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 29.9" x 8.9"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)57.1" x 32.5" x 9.0"
VESA Wall Mountโœ”
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand35.7 lbs
Weight With Stand45.2 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)59.5 lbs
ACCESSORIES
RemoteMagic Remote Control
Universal Control Capability for remoteโœ”
Magic Remote Control Compatibleโœ”

Successor

The 2017 B7 series has a successor - 2018 B8 series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.


UPGRADES LG OLED55B8PUA LG OLED55B7P
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ โœ” โœ–

For this comparison we chose 55" version of the successor - model OLED55B8PUA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit LG OLED55B7P vs LG OLED55B8PUA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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