Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 OLED

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: LG C8 OLED is better.

LG C8 OLED is a better TV in this review of Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 because it has deep and uniform blacks, has an instantaneous response time and retains image accuracy when viewed at an angle.

Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 OLED: DESIGN

Stand; the two TVs have stands

Wall mount; Samsung KS8000 has VESA 400×400 whereas LG C8 OLED has VESA 300×200

Borders; Samsung KS8000 has 0.28” (0.7cm) while LG C8 OLED ha 0.34” (0.9cm)

Max thickness; LG C8 OLED has 1.89” (4.8cm)

Max temperature; LG C8 OLED has 93oF (34oC)

Average temperature; LG C8 OLED has 88oF (31o)

Bottom line: LG C8 OLED is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 OLED: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung KS8000 has 6901:1 while LG C8 OLED has Inf:1

Local dimming; Samsung KS8000 has local dimming

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung KS8000 has 489cd/m2 whereas LG C8 OLED has 318cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung KS8000 has 453cd/m2 whereas LG C8 OLED has 666cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung KS8000 has 7.5 whereas LG C8 OLED has 8.7

50% Std. Dev; Samsung KS8000 has 3.536% while LG C8 OLED has 1.495%

50% DSE; Samsung KS8000 has 0.165% whereas LG C8 OLED has 0.117%

Viewing angle; Samsung KS8000 has 4.7 while LG C8 OLED has 8.8

Black uniformity; Samsung KS8000 has 9.9 whereas LG C8 OLED has 10

Native Std. Dev; Samsung KS8000 has 0.432% while LG C8 OLED has 0.230%

Total reflections; LG C8 OLED has 1.3%

Pre-calibration; Samsung KS8000 has 8.9 while LG C8 OLED has 8.1

White balance dE; Samsung KS8000 has 1.46 while LG C8 OLED has 2.52

Color dE; Samsung KS8000 has 1.64 whereas LG C8 OLED has 2.11

Gamma; Samsung KS8000 has 2.15 while LG C8 OLED has 2.15

Post calibration; Samsung KS8000 has 9.8 while LG C8 OLED has 9.6

White balance dE; Samsung KS8000 has 0.30 while LG C8 OLED has 0.11

Color dE; Samsung KS8000 has 0.21 while LG C8 OLED has 1.09

Gamma; the two TVs have 2.20

Bottom line: LG C8 OLED is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 OLED: MOTION

100% response time; LG C8 OLED has 1.7ms

Flicker-free; LG C8 OLED doesn’t have flicker-free

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; the two TVs have 120Hz

Variable refresh rate; LG C8 OLED doesn’t have.

Bottom line: LG C8 OLED is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 OLED: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung KS8000 has 9.0 whereas LG C8 OLED has 9.1

Supported resolutions; Samsung KS8000 has 9.0 while LG C8 OLED has 8.3

Total inputs; each TV has 4 HDMI, 3 USB, 1 Digital optical Audio out, 1 Tuner (cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. LG C8 OLED has 1 composite in

Inputs specifications; each TV supports HDR10, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC and HDCP 2.2. LG C8 OLED supports Dolby Vision and HLG.

Audio pass-through; each TV supports ARC, 5.1 Dolby Digital and 5.1 DTS

Bottom line: the two TVs are similar

Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 OLED: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency response extension; Samsung KS8000 has 84.76Hz whereas LG C8 OLED has 63.50Hz

Max; Samsung KS8000 has 92.2dB SPL while LG C8 OLED has 90.0dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; LG C8 OLED has 7.68%

Bottom line: LG C8 OLED is better

Samsung KS8000 Vs LG C8 OLED: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung KS8000 operates on Tizen (2016) while LG C8 OLED on WebOS version 4.0

Interface; LG C8 OLED is easy to use and very smooth.

Ads; Samsung KS8000 is ad-free while LG C8 OLED has ads

Apps and features; the two TVs have apps and features.

Remote; LG C8 OLED has a large remote.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: LG C8 OLED is better

Conclusion

LG C8 OLED is a better TV in this review because it has deep and uniform blacks, has an instantaneous response time and retains image accuracy when viewed at an angle.