LG OLED65W7V Review and Specs
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LG OLED65W7V (UK version)

SCORE:
90

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 OLED65W7V Overview

LG OLED65W7V 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 900 nits of peak brightness. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG.

We give LG OLED65W7V TV 90 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
97
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
78
OTHER FEATURES
69
CONNECTIVITY
86
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
90

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of LG OLED65W7V.

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‘
Speaker Channels 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

Selected Features

OLED Display

LG OLED65W7V 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 OLED65W7V.

BASICS
BrandLG
CountryUK
Series 2W7 Signature
ModelOLED65W7V
Release Year2017
Size65"
Smart TVโœ”
DISPLAY
DesignPicture-On-Wall
Actual Size (Diagonal)64.5"
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
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage99%
Peak Brightness900 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”
Dynamic Tone Mappingโœ–
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2 Channel
Speaker Power Rating60 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
Adaptive Sound Controlโœ–
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 ) Inputs3
Component Inputsโœ–
Composite Inputsโœ–
RCA Audio Outputsโœ–
3.5mm headphone Audio Outputโœ–
Optical Audio Outputโœ”
RS-232C Remoteโœ–
DLNAโœ”
Miracast (Mobile to TV Mirroring)โœ”
OTHER
SoCM16P
Operating SystemwebOS
Internet Browserโœ”
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)โœ” 8 Days
Parental Control (V-Chip)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–
Focus Zoomโœ–
Live Zoomโœ–
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)โœ–
Gallery Modeโœ–
Multi-viewโœ–
Freeview Playโœ”
DIALโœ–
Music Playerโœ”
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–
My Contentโœ–
My Channelsโœ–
Channel Advisorโœ–
Channel Plusโœ”
Screen Shareโœ”
Digital Recordingโœ”
Time Shiftโœ”
Watch & Recordโœ–
Auto Calibrationโœ–
Time Machine (DVR)โœ–
Analog DVRโœ–
Network File Browserโœ”
HEVCโœ”
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” 2
SAT Tunerโœ”
Analog TunerPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM L
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSC
CI+CI+ 1.3
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyB
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)173 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1450 mm x 825 mm x 4 mm
AV Box Dimensions (W x H x D)1260 mm x 78 mm x 198 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1641 mm x 952 mm x 288 mm
One Connect Boxโœ” AV Box
VESA Wall Mountโœ–
Weight Without Stand7.6 kg
AV Box Weight10 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)33.0 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteMagic Remote Control
Universal Control Capability for remoteโœ”
Magic Remote Control Compatibleโœ”

Successor

The 2017 W7 Signature series has a successor - 2018 W8 Signature series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.


UPGRADES LG OLED65W8PLA LG OLED65W7V
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ โœ” โœ–
4K HFR โœ” โœ–
2K HFR โœ” โœ–

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the successor - model OLED65W8PLA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit LG OLED65W7V vs LG OLED65W8PLA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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