LG OLED55B7P

LG OLED55B8PUA

SCORE:
88
SCORE:
91

Highlights

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

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Perfect Color
  • Perfect Viewing Angle
  • α7 Intelligent Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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Content

Overview

Here we are comparing LG OLED55B7P to LG OLED55B8PUA to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses as well as the differences between them which will help you in making a correct decision before the purchase. Both models have the same 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution and they both support HDR.

We have evaluated the TVs from available features and specifications. LG OLED55B8PUA gets higher overall score in our ranking system which is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

LG OLED55B7P

LG OLED55B8PUA

DISPLAY
93
VIDEO FEATURES
93
AUDIO FEATURES
77
OTHER FEATURES
63
CONNECTIVITY
87
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
88
DISPLAY
93
VIDEO FEATURES
94
AUDIO FEATURES
86
OTHER FEATURES
81
CONNECTIVITY
91
FORMAT SUPPORT
85
OVERALL
91

Selected Features

OLED displays

LG OLED55B7P and LG OLED55B8PUA have organic light-emitting diode (OLED) displays. 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. This makes them to be the best choice for dark rooms. OLED enables a simpler internal structure than conventional displays. With just a few layers, OLED TVs are very lightweight and thin. OLED displays also have better viewing angles. However, they are not able to achieve such high brightness as modern LCD displays which makes them less suitable in bright rooms.

HDR10

LG OLED55B7P and LG OLED55B8PUA support 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.

Dolby Vision

LG OLED55B7P and LG OLED55B8PUA also support Dolby Vision which is an update to HDR10 by adding dynamic metadata that can be used to more accurately adjust brightness levels up to 10,000 nits on a scene-by-scene or frame-by-frame basis and supports up to 12-bit color depth (4096 shades of RGB) and 8K resolution.

Advantage of LG OLED55B7P

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED55B7P over LG OLED55B8PUA.

LG OLED55B7P vs LG OLED55B8PUA
Higher Brightness 300 nits vs 250 nits
USB 3.0 Ports 1 vs

Advantage of LG OLED55B8PUA

This section shows the features and specifications which are the reason to choose LG OLED55B8PUA over LG OLED55B7P.

LG OLED55B7P vs LG OLED55B8PUA
Higher Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage 74% vs 75%
Higher DCI P3 Color Space Coverage 96% vs 99%
Higher Peak Brightness 750 nits vs 800 nits
Advanced HDR by Technicolor® vs
Black Frame Insertion vs
Ultra Luminance vs Pro
Simultaneous Audio Output vs
Clear Voice vs Clear Voice III
Google Home vs Google Home device sold separately
Virtual Assistant vs Google Assistant
Works with Alexa vs Amazon Alexa device sold separately
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) vs HDMI 2
LG AI ThinQ® vs
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech) vs
Gallery Mode vs
Multi-view vs
DIAL vs
Time Shift vs
Watch & Record vs
Auto Calibration vs

Common Strengths and Weaknesses

STRENGTHS
👍   High Resolution
👍   High Refresh Rate: 100 Hz/120 Hz
👍   Full-Array Local Dimming
👍   Perfect Viewing Angle
👍   Color Depth
👍   HDR10
👍   Dolby Vision
👍   HLG
👍   Dolby Atmos
👍   DTS Digital Surround
👍   Wi-Fi
👍   Wi-Fi Direct
👍   Bluetooth
WEAKNESSES
👎   No HDR10+
👎   No IMAX Enhanced
👎   No AMD Freesync™
👎   No NVidia G-Sync
👎   No 4K HFR
👎   No 2K HFR
👎   No VRR
👎   No NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)

Specifications

And in the end we display all the specifications which are present for both models.

Note: The following table shows only those details which are applicable for both models and excludes the ones that are applicable for only one model. If you want to see a full list of specs for each model please visit their individual pages here - LG OLED55B7P and here - LG OLED55B8PUA.

BASICS LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
BrandLGLG
CountryUSAUSA
Series 2B7B8
ModelOLED55B7POLED55B8PUA
Release Year20172018
Size55"55"
Smart TV
DISPLAY LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
Display TypeOLEDOLED
Actual Size (Diagonal)54.6"54.6"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate100 Hz/120 Hz100 Hz/120 Hz
Screen DesignFlatFlat
Panel TypeWRGBWRGB
Backlight DimmingPixel Level DimmingPixel Level Dimming
Backlight NameSelf-lighting PixelSelf-luminous pixels (no backlight)
ContrastInfinite ContrastInfinite Contrast
ColorPerfect ColorPerfect Color
Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing AnglePerfect Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth10 bits10 bits
Color Depth1.07 Billion1.07 Billion
Rec.2020 Color Space Coverage74%75%
DCI P3 Color Space Coverage96%99%
Brightness300 nits250 nits
Peak Brightness750 nits800 nits
Contrast Ratio
Input Lag21 ms21 ms
VIDEO LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision IQ
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
4K HDR 4K Active HDR
HDR Effect
AMD Freesync™
NVidia G-Sync
4K HFR
2K HFR
VRR
HGIG Compatibility
Upscaling4K Upscaler4K Upscaler
Black Frame Insertion
Filmmaker Mode
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement Active Depth Enhancer Active Depth Enhancer
AI Picture
Auto Genre Selection
Face Enhancing
Image Enhancing
Color Enhancer Color Master Engine Adaptive Color Enhancer
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance Pro
AUDIO LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
Speaker Channels2.2 Channel2.2 Channel
Speaker Poer Rating40 W (Woofer: 20W)4 x 10 W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound
Surround ModeDolby Surround / OLED SurroundDolby Surround / OLED Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice III
Sound TuningMagic Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
WiSA Ready
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11a/b/g/n/acIEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth
Apple Airplay
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
Chromecast
Google Home Google Home device sold separately
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa Amazon Alexa device sold separately
HDMI Inputs44
HDMI Version2.0b2.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.22.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK SIMPLINK
USB Inputs33
USB 3.0 Ports1
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs11
Component Inputs
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote1 (Mini Jack)1 (Mini Jack)
DLNA
OTHER LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
Operating SystemwebOSwebOS
Internet Browser Full Web Browser Full Web Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG)
Application Store LG Content Store LG Content Store
PVR Function
LG AI ThinQ®
Amazon Echo Compatible
AI UX
AI Home
AI Recommendation
Intelligent Edit
Home Dashboard
Auto Device Detection
Apple HomePod
Voice Recognition Natural Voice Recognition
Magic Link
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
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service)
Hotel Mode
Channel Plus
Screen Share
Content Share
Time Shift
Watch & Record
Auto Calibration
Time Machine (DVR)
Analog DVR
IP Control
VIDEO FORMATS LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
3GPP
AV1
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
AAC
AC4
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
EAC3
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP2
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
Digital Tuner 1 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerNTSC-MNTSC-M
NEXTGEN TV (ATSC 3.0)
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemATSCATSC
Digital Cable TV SystemClear QAMClear QAM
Color systemPAL / SECAM / NTSCPAL / SECAM / NTSC
GENERAL LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 50/60 HzAC 120 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 27.9" x 1.9"48.3" x 27.8" x 1.8"
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)48.4" x 29.9" x 8.9"48.3" x 29.6" x 8.7"
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)57.1" x 32.5" x 9.0"56.9" x 31.9" x 8.1"
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)300 mm x 200 mm300 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand35.7 lbs35.9 lbs
Weight With Stand45.2 lbs39.2 lbs
Weight of Package (Gross)59.5 lbs65.7 lbs
ACCESSORIES LG OLED55B7P LG OLED55B8PUA
RemoteMagic Remote ControlMagic Remote Control - AN-MR18BA.AUS
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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