OLED88ZX9LA from LG : Test and analysis

LG OLED88ZX9LA : the new Ultra HD 8K

Today we are going to analyse the LG OLED88ZX9LA, a mid-range television from LG. An review to check the capacities of this model.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 8K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 8K.
Through our review today, you will understand why the LG OLED88ZX9LA is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

TV design presentation LG OLED88ZX9LA

The LG OLED88ZX9LA appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that LG has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

The screen of the LG OLED88ZX9LA

The LG has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.

The LG OLED88ZX9LA is available in the Ultra HD 8K resolution. In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
LG chooses a frequency of 40 Hz, you can forget about using this TV in game or home theater mode. image shifts can be important and the accuracy (compared to the original source) is very average.
In addition, LG has decided to use its mastery of advanced technology on this device, which allows it to benefit from a high quality Ultra HD 8K image resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the OLED88ZX9LA LG makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the LG OLED88ZX9LA

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with several speakers and a power output of 10 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set LG OLED88ZX9LA

As with many other TV sets, the OLED88ZX9LA has its operating system webOS 5. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

The connection system of the LG OLED88ZX9LA

This television LG OLED88ZX9LA offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
Thanks to its above-average number of connections, this TV is very generous.

This model has a total of 8 connections, not too bad. The LG OLED88ZX9LA is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
3 USB ports, 1 HDMI port, 1 audio output, 2 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

OLED88ZX9LA from LG – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 50
Screen size in inches 87.6
Screen resolution Ultra HD 8K
Display frequency 40
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 3
Number of HDMI ports 1
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

OLED88ZX9LA from LG – The conclusion

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the display frequency, the sound power, the depth of the colours.