LG C8 OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: LG C8 is better.

When we compare Sony A8F Vs LG C8 in this review, LG C8 is slightly better because it has lower input lag and a better smart interface which is faster and easier to use.

LG C8 OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; each TV has VESA 300×200

Borders; LG C8 has 0.35” (0.9cm), the same Sony A8F.

Max thickness; LG C8 is 1.89” (4.8cm) while Sony A8F is 2.24” (5.7cm)

Max temperature; LG C8 has 93oF (34oC) while Sony A8F has 95oF (35oC)

Average temperature; LG C8 has 88oF (31oC) while Sony A8F has 81oF (27o)

Bottom line: the two TVs have the same design features

LG C8 OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; the two TVs have Inf:1

Local dimming; the two TVs don’t have

SDR real scene peak brightness; LG C8 has 318cd/m2 while Sony A8F has 270cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; LG C8 has 666cd/m2 while Sony A8F has 635cd/m2

Gray uniformity; LG C8 has 8.7 while Sony A8F has 8.5

Viewing angle; LG C8 has 8.8, the same as Sony A8F.

Black uniformity; the two TVs have 10

Native std. Dev; LG C8 has 0.230% whereas Sony A8F has 0.293%

Total reflections; LG C8 has 1.3% whereas Sony A8F has 1.4%

Pre-calibration; LG C8 has 8.1 whereas Sony A8F has 8.5

White balance dE; LG C8 has 2.52 whereas Sony A8F 2.48

Color dE; LG C8 has 2.11 whereas Sony A8F has 1.41

Gamma; LG C8 has 2.15, the same as Sony A8F

Picture mode; LG C8 has Expert (Dark Room) while Sony A8F has custom

Post calibration; LG C8 has 9.6 while Sony A8F has 9.4

White balance dE; LG C8 has 0.11 whereas Sony A8F has 0.22

Color dE; LG C8 has 1.09 while Sony A8F has 1.54

Gamma; LG C8 has 2.20, the same as Sony A8F.

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar

LG C8 OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: MOTION

100% response time; LG C8 has 1.7ms while Sony A8F has 2.3ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs don’t have

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); the two TVs have optional BFI

Motion interpolation; the two TVs have motion interpolation 30fps and 60fps

24p Judder; the two TVs are judder-free

Native refresh rate; each TV has 120Hz

Variable refresh rate; the two TVs don’t have

Bottom line: the two TVs have similar features

LG C8 OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: INPUTS

Input lag; LG C8 has 9.1 while Sony A8F has 7.9

Supported resolutions; LG C8 has 8.3 while Sony A8F has 9.6

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical audio out, 1 composite in, 1 tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Sony A8F has 1 IR in and 1 Analog audio out 3.5mm

Inputs specifications; each TV has HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi support. Sony A8F has Variable Analog audio out and USB 3.0

Audio pass-through; each TV has ARC, 1.5 Dolby Digital and 1.5b DTS

Bottom line: Sony A8F is better

LG C8 OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; LG C8 has 63.50Hz, the same as Sony A8F

Max; LG C8 has 90.0dB SPL while Sony A8F has 91.5dB SPL

Distortion; LG C8 has 7.0 whereas Sony A8F has 6.8

Weighted THD @ Max; LG C8 has 0.547 whereas Sony A8F has 6.153

IMD @ Max; LG C8 has 7.68% while Sony A8F has 9.95%

Bottom line: Sony A8F is better

LG C8 OLED Vs Sony A8F OLED: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; LG C8 operates on WebOS version 4.0 while Sony A8F operates on Android TV version 7.0

Interface; LG C8 is easy to use with a very smooth interface while Sony A8F has an average and not smooth.

Ad-free; LG C8 has ads whereas Sony A8F is ad-free

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features

Remote; the two TVs have large remotes

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls

Bottom line: LG C8 is better

Conclusion

In this review of LG C8 Vs Sony A8F, Sony A8F is better because it has lower input lag and a better smart interface which is faster and easier to use.