LG OLED65W9PLA Review and Specs
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LG OLED65W9PLA (UK version)

SCORE:
96

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • ฮฑ9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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LG OLED65W9PLA Overview

LG OLED65W9PLA was introduced in 2019. It has a OLED screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and 100 Hz/120 Hz refresh rate. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG and Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ. Its powerful ฮฑ9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160).

We give LG OLED65W9PLA TV 96 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
98
VIDEO FEATURES
95
AUDIO FEATURES
97
OTHER FEATURES
99
CONNECTIVITY
93
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
96

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of LG OLED65W9PLA.

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‘
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ ๐Ÿ‘
4K HFR ๐Ÿ‘
2K HFR ๐Ÿ‘
Powerful Picture Processor ๐Ÿ‘
Speaker Channels ๐Ÿ‘
Dolby Atmos ๐Ÿ‘
DTS Digital Surround ๐Ÿ‘
AI Sound ๐Ÿ‘
WiSA Ready ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth Audio Playback ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi ๐Ÿ‘
Wi-Fi Direct ๐Ÿ‘
Bluetooth ๐Ÿ‘
Does Not Work with Alexa ๐Ÿ‘
Old HDMI 2.1 ๐Ÿ‘
CONS
No HDR10+ ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No AMD Freesyncโ„ข ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No NVidia G-Sync ๐Ÿ‘Ž
No VRR ๐Ÿ‘Ž

Major Changes from its predecessor

A predecessor of 2019 W9 Signature series is 2018 W8 Signature series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES LG OLED65W9PLA LG OLED65W8PLA
More Powerful Picture Processor ฮฑ9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor ฮฑ9 Intelligent Processor

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the predecessor - model OLED65W8PLA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit LG OLED65W9PLA vs LG OLED65W8PLA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Selected Features

OLED Display

LG OLED65W9PLA 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 OLED65W9PLA.

BASICS
BrandLG
CountryUK
Series 2W9 Signature
ModelOLED65W9PLA
Release Year2019
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 Dimming
Backlight NameSelf-lumiโœ– us pixels (โœ– backlight)
ContrastInfinite Contrast
ColorPerfect Color
Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Contrast Ratioโˆž
VIDEO
3D Capabilityโœ–
HDR10โœ”
HDR10+โœ–
Dolby Visionโœ”
Dolby Vision IQโœ–
HLGโœ”
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎโœ”
IMAX Enhancedโœ–
4K HDRโœ”
HDR Effectโœ”
AMD Freesyncโ„ขโœ–
NVidia G-Syncโœ–
4K HFRโœ” 4K HFR via HDMI will be updated
2K HFRโœ”
VRRโœ–
HGIG Compatibilityโœ–
Picture Processorฮฑ9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaler
Black Frame Insertionโœ” OLED Motion Pro
Filmmaker Modeโœ–
Auto Low Latency Modeโœ”
Depth Enhancementโœ” Object Depth Enhancer
AI Pictureโœ–
Auto Genre Selectionโœ–
Face Enhancingโœ–
Image Enhancingโœ–
Color Enhancerโœ” Advanced Color Enhancer
Noise ReductionQuad Step NR
Deep Learning AI Pictureโœ”
AI Brightnessโœ”
True Color Accuracyโœ” Pro
Ultra Luminanceโœ” Pro
SharpnessFrequency based Sharpness Enhancer
Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping Pro
AUDIO
Speaker Channels4.2 Channel
Speaker TypeFront Firing
Speaker Power Rating60W (WF:20W, 10W per Channel)
Dolby Atmosโœ”
DTS Digital Surroundโœ” DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Outputโœ”
AI Soundโœ”
Surround ModeDolby Surround / OLED Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
WiSA Readyโœ”
Bluetooth Audio Playbackโœ”
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”
Bluetooth Version5.0
Mobile Connectivityโœ”
Apple Airplayโœ” Airplay 2
LG TV Plus Appโœ”
Smart ThinQ Appโœ”
Chromecastโœ–
Google Homeโœ” Google Home device sold separately
Virtual Assistantโœ” Google Assistant
Works with Alexaโœ” 19.5 MR
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.1
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)โœ” eARC (HDMI 2)
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CECโœ” SIMPLINK
USB Inputs3
USB 3.0 Portsโœ–
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs3
Component Inputsโœ–
Composite Inputsโœ–
RCA Audio Outputsโœ–
3.5mm headphone Audio Outputโœ–
Optical Audio Outputโœ”
RS-232C Remoteโœ–
DLNAโœ”
OTHER
CPU Cores4
GPU Cores2
RAM3 GB
Storage8 GB
Operating SystemwebOS
Internet Browserโœ”
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)โœ” 8 days
Parental Control (V-Chip)โœ”
Application Storeโœ” LG Content Store
Teletextโœ” Flof
Teletext Page2000 pages
Picture-In-Pictureโœ”
Closed Captionsโœ” Subtitle
PVR Functionโœ”
USB HDD Recordingโœ”
On-Screen Display Languages36
LG AI ThinQยฎโœ”
Speech to Textโœ”
LG Voice Searchโœ”
Amazon Echo Compatibleโœ”
AI UXโœ”
AI Homeโœ”
AI RecommendationDefault: off
Intelligent Editโœ”
Home Dashboardโœ”
Auto Device Detectionโœ”
Apple HomePodโœ”
Voice Recognitionโœ” Intelligent Voice Recognition
Magic LinkDefault: off
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)โœ”
Gallery Modeโœ”
Multi-viewโœ”
DIALโœ”
Music Playerโœ”
360 VRโœ”
Mobile TV Onโœ”
Wi-Fi TV Onโœ”
Bluetooth Low Energy Onโœ”
Instant Game Responseโœ” ALLM
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service)โœ” with Samba TV App
Hotel Modeโœ”
Screen Shareโœ”
Digital Recordingโœ”
Time Shiftโœ”
Watch & Recordโœ”
Auto Calibrationโœ”
Time Machine (DVR)โœ”
Analog DVRโœ”
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+ 1.4
GENERAL
Energy EfficiencyA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (Typical)154 W
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1446 mm x 823 mm x 3.85 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1641 mm x 952 mm x 288 mm
AV Box Dimensions (W x H x D)1260 mm x 78 mm x 198 mm (all-in-one box
soundbar)
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 Stand6.7 kg
AV Box Weight10 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)32.1 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR19
Universal Control Capability for remoteโœ”
Magic Remote Control Compatibleโœ”

Successor

The 2019 W9 Signature series has a successor - 2020 WX series. Let us now display the major changes that the successor brought.


UPGRADES LG OLED65WX9LA LG OLED65W9PLA
VRR โœ” โœ–
HGIG Compatibility โœ” โœ–
More Powerful Picture Processor ฮฑ9 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K ฮฑ9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
Filmmaker Mode โœ” โœ–

DOWNGRADES LG OLED65WX9LA LG OLED65W9PLA
Advanced HDR by Technicolorยฎ โœ– โœ”
DTS Digital Surround โœ– โœ” DTS-HD

For this comparison we chose 65" version of the successor - model OLED65WX9LA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit LG OLED65W9PLA vs LG OLED65WX9LA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

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