LG OLED 48-inch C2PUA TV Review

8.82 Mixed Usages
8.4 TV Shows:
8.8 HDR Movies:
9 HDR Gaming:
8.6 Sports( Considering Day Light)
9.3 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2022 Rating: 4.7
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Specification

GENERAL

Screen Size Variation Under 55 Inches , 65-77 Inches , 77-90 Inches inch
Features: Smart TV , HDR , High Definition , CEC Enabled , Anti-glare , With Energy Saving Mode
Display Type: OLED
Screen Design Flat Tv
Connectivity: HDMI , WiFi , USB , Ethernet , Bluetooth , Optical Audio , RF
Number Of HDMI Ports: 4
HDR HDR10 , Dolby Vision , HLG
Refresh Rate: 120 Hz
Next Gen. Gaming Feature: VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) , ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) , eARC
TV Type Indoor
Special Feature: Pixel Level Dimming, Cinema HDR, Room to Room Share, Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro, Billion Rich Colors, Wide Viewing Angle, NVIDIA GEFORCE NOW, Intense Color
Supported Internet Services: Netflix, HBO Max, Prime Video, Disney+, Apple TV, Hulu, Paramount+, Peacock, Youtube TV, Spotify, iHeartRadio

DISPLAY SPECS

Screen Size: 48 Inches
Display Type OLED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 4K UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels)
Screen Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Viewing Angle 178 degree
Backlight Type: No Backlight
Quantum Dot Color:
Video Processing Technology: α9 Gen4 AI Processor 4K
HDR (High Dynamic Range): Dolby Vision IQ, HDR10, HLG

PICTURE QUALITY:[TEST SUMMARY REPORT]

Contrast: Contrast Inf : 1 Native Contrast Inf : 1
Brightness: Peak 810 cd/m²
Local Dimming: No
Gray & Black Uniformity: 50% Std. Dev. 1.166%, 50% DSE 0.123% & Black Std. Dev. N/A, Native Std. Dev. 0.375%
Viewing Angle: 178 degree
Reflections: Screen Finish Glossy, Total Reflections 1.5%, Indirect Reflections 0.2%
Calibration: Pre White Balance dE 2.51 Color dE 1.71 Gamma 2.22 Color Temperature 7,013 K
Pixels & Motion: LG's 8 million self-lit OLED pixels
Input Handling (480p and 720p): no TV can make 480p video look as good as native 4k content
Input Handling (1080p): your player upscales the image to 1080p or 4k then the image will look good even on a TV with poor upscaling and sharpness processing.
Input Handling (4k): N/A
Color Gamut: Wide Color Gamut Yes, DCI P3 xy 98.01% , DCI P3 uv 99.36% & Rec 2020 xy 71.75% , Rec 2020 uv 76.26%
Color Volume: : 1,000 cd/m² DCI P3 Coverage ITP 75.0%, 10,000 cd/m² Rec 2020 Coverage ITP 34.2%
Gradient & Response Time: 2.4 ms
Supported Resolutions: 480p, 720p, 1080p, 4K
Interface: webOS

INPUT/OUTPUT OPTIONS:

Numbers of HDMI: 4
HDMI Version 2.1
Audio Return Channel 0
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 1
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 3
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1

INPUTS SPECIFICATIONS:

HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : N/A
Dolby Vision: Yes
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
HDMI 2.1 : Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: Yes (HDMI 1,2,3,4)
ATSC Tuner: 1.0
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: N/A
Wi-Fi : Yes (802.11ac)

AUDIO PASSTHROUGH:

ARC/eARC Port : ARC/eARC
eARC: Dolby Atmos Over Dolby Digital Plus : Yes
eARC: Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 : Yes
eARC: LPCM 7.1 Over Dolby MAT: Yes
eARC: Dolby TrueHD 7.1 : N/A
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: N/A
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) : 7.1
ARC: Dolby Digital 5.1 Yes
ARC: DTS 5.1 Yes
Optical: Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Optical: DTS 5.1 : Yes

BUILT-IN SPEAKER PERFORMANCE( TEST SUMMARY REPORT)

Built-in Speakers: Down-firing speakers
Voice Clarity: May struggle with clarity at high volumes or complex dialogue scenes.
Distortion: Weighted THD @ 80 0.083, Weighted THD @ Max 0.604, IMD @ 80 0.86%
Frequency Response: Low-Frequency Extension 80.00 Hz
Bass: 40W (20W Woofer x 2)
Soundstage: N/A
Immersion: N/A
Dolby Atmos Support: Yes support
Audio Passthrough: Yes (eARC) Allows sending high-quality audio formats, including Dolby Atmos, to a compatible soundbar or receiver through HDMI.
Recommendation: Built-in speakers are suitable for casual viewing but lack power and fullness for an immersive experience. A soundbar is recommended for a more well-rounded audio experience

APPS AND FEATURES

Cast Capable Yes
USB Drive Playback Yes
USB Drive HDR Playback Yes
HDR in Netflix Yes
HDR in YouTube Yes
Apps Navigation Ease To Use

SMART TV FEATURES

Operating System webOS
CPU / Processor α9 Gen54 AI Processor 4K
Graphic Processor / GPU N/A
RAM 4GB
Storage 64GB
Chromecast Not Supported
Alexa Built-in

GAMING FEATURE:

PS5 Compatibility: Yes
Xbox Series X |S Compatibility Yes
Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Yes
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): Yes
Input Lag: 10.5 ms
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): Up to 120Hz
Additional Features: LG Game Optimizer mode with NVIDIA G-SYNC, FreeSync Premium, and Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) improve your gaming experience with fluid on-screen motion

REMOTE CONTROL

Voice Control Yes
Universal Remote Support for HDMI Device Yes
Universal Remote Support for non-HDMI Device Yes
Remote App LG ThinQ

DESIGN & BUILT QUALITY:

Dimensions 42.2 x 25.6 x 9.9 inch with Stand
Style The LG C2 has a very sleek, modern design. The thin bezels are nearly invisible from a normal viewing distance, and the silver border looks great.
Back & Borders: Wall Mount VESA 300x200 & Borders 0.28 inch
Thickness: Max Thickness 1.73 inch
Build Quality: The TV is incredibly well-built. The materials feel premium, and there's not much flex in the back panel.
Longevity:
Stand: The stand is small, so it doesn't support the TV very well and wobbles quite a bit.
Included Components: Stand Included,Power cable

RATING SYSTEM:

TV Shows: 8.4
HDR Movies: 8.8
HDR Gaming: 9
Sports( Considering Day Light) 8.6
PC Monitor (): 9.3
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