Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 OLED

                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: LG B8 is better.

LG B8 is significantly better when we compare Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 as it has perfect blacks that enhances the picture quality in a dark room, has better reflection handling, faster response time that sieves most blur making it good for watching sports and a better image accuracy when viewed from the side.

Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 OLED: DESIGN

Stand; both TVs have stands.

Wall mount; Samsung NU7100 has VESA 200×200 whereas LG B8 has VESA 300×300

Borders; Samsung NU7100 has 0.55” (1.4cm) whereas LG B8 has 0.39” (1.0cm)

Max thickness; Samsung NU7100 is 2.24” (5.7cm) whereas LG B8 is 1.93” (4.9cm)

Max temperature; Samsung NU7100 has 108oF (42oC) whereas LG B8 has 99o F (37oC)

Average temperature; Samsung NU7100 has 91oF (33oC) whereas LG B8 has 90oF (32oC)

Bottom line: LG B8 is better

Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 OLED: PICTURE QUALITY

Native contrast; Samsung NU7100 has 5397:1 while LG B8 has Inf:1

Local dimming; the two TVs don’t have.

SDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU7100 has 261cd/m2 whereas LG B8 has 288cd/m2

HDR real scene peak brightness; Samsung NU7100 has 261cd/m2 whereas LG B8 has 548cd/m2

Gray uniformity; Samsung NU7100 has 7.6 whereas LG B8 has 7.9

50% Std. dev; Samsung NU7100 has 3.538% while LG B8 has 2.454%

50% DSE; Samsung NU7100 has 0.153% while LG B8 has 0.131%

Viewing angle; Samsung NU7100 has 5.3 while LG B8 has 8.8

Black uniformity; Samsung NU7100 has 9.5 whereas LG B8 has 9.4

Native Std. Dev; Samsung NU7100 has 0.5195 while LG B8 has 0.315%

Total reflections; Samsung NU7100 has 5.8% while LG B8 has 1.5%

Pre-calibration; Samsung NU7100 has 7.2 while LG B8 has 6.9

White balance dE; Samsung NU7100 has 2.98 while LG B8 has 3.72

Color dE; Samsung NU7100 has 3.80 whereas LG B8 has 3.16

Gamma; Samsung NU7100 has 2.02 while LG B8 has 2.17

Picture mode; Samsung NU7100 has movie while LG B8 has Expert (Dark Room)

Post calibration; Samsung NU7100 has 9.4 whereas LG B8 has 9.5

White balance dE; Samsung NU7100 has 0.20 while LG B8 has 0.11

Color dE; Samsung NU7100 has 1.65 while LG B8 has 1.29

Gamma; Samsung NU7100 has 2.19 whereas LG B8 has 2.20

Bottom line: LG B8 is better

Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 OLED: MOTION

100% response time; Samsung NU7100 has 24.1ms while LG B8 has 1.1ms

Flicker-free; the two TVs are not flicker-free.

Black Frame Insertion (BFI); both TVs have optional BFI

Motion interpolation; both TVs have motion interpolation 30fps. LG B8 has motion interpolation 60fps.

24p Judder; LG B8 is judder-free.

Native refresh rate; Samsung NU7100 has 60Hz whereas LG B8 has 120Hz

Variable refresh rate; both TVs don’t have.

Bottom line: LG B8 is better

Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 OLED: INPUTS

Input lag; Samsung NU7100 has 9.7 whereas LG B8 has 9.1

Supported resolutions; Samsung NU7100 has 7.5 whereas LG B8 has 8.3

Total inputs; both TVs have 1 digital optical audio out, 1 composite in, 1 Tuner (Cable/Ant) and 1 Ethernet. Samsung NU7100 has 3 HDMI, 2 USB and 1 component in while LG B8 has 4 HDMI and 3 USB.

Inputs specifications; each TV supports HDR10, HLG, HDMI 2.0 Full bandwidth, CEC, HDCP 2.2 and Wi-Fi. Samsung NU7100 has HDR10+ whereas LG B8 supports Dolby Vision.

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

Bottom line: Samsung NU7100 is better.

Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 OLED: SOUND QUALITY

Low-frequency extension; Samsung NU7100 has 80.00Hz whereas LG B8 has 67.27Hz

Max; Samsung NU7100 has 85.5dB SPL while LG B8 has 88.4dB SPL

Weighted THD @ Max; Samsung NU7100 has 0.927 whereas LG B8 has 0.769

IMD @ Max; Samsung NU7100 has 6.58% whereas LG B8 has 2.99%

Bottom line: LG B8 is better

Samsung NU7100 Vs LG B8 OLED: SMART FEATURES

Smart OS; Samsung NU7100 operates on Tizen version 2018 with reduced features while LG B8 on WebOS version 4.0

Interface; both TVs are easy to use and have average smoothness.

Ads; the two TVs have ads.

Apps features; the two TVs have apps and features.

Remote; Samsung NU7100 has medium while LG B8 has large.

TV controls; the two TVs have TV controls.

Bottom line: LG B8 is better

Conclusion

LG B8 is a better TV in this review as it has perfect blacks that enhance the picture quality in a dark room, has better reflection handling, faster response time that sieves most blur images making it good for watching sports and a better image accuracy when viewed from the side.