LG 65" OLED B1 Series TV Review

8.68 Mixed Usages
8.2 TV Shows:
8.7 HDR Movies:
9 HDR Gaming:
8.7 Sports( Considering Day Light)
8.8 PC Monitor ():
Release year: 2021 Rating: 4.7
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Specification

GENERAL

Screen Size Variation 55-65 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 , 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: Flat,Nvidia G Sync,Amd freesync,Built-In Speaker,Intelligent Voice Recognition
Supported Internet Services: Disney Plus, Prime Video, Netflix, HBO Max, Apple TV, YouTube, Hulu, Sling, Peacock, Paramount Plus, Pluto TV

DISPLAY SPECS

Screen Size: 65"
Display Type OLED
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Screen Resolution (pixels): 3840 x 2160 pixels 4K Ultra HD
Screen Refresh Rate: 120 Hz
Viewing Angle 178 °
Backlight Type: Self-illuminating (no backlight needed)
Quantum Dot Color: No
Video Processing Technology: α7 Gen 5 AI Processor 4K
HDR (High Dynamic Range): Supports HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and HLG formats

PICTURE QUALITY:[TEST SUMMARY REPORT]

Contrast: Infinite contrast ratio
Brightness: 400-500 nits peak brightness
Local Dimming: N/A
Gray & Black Uniformity: Minimal banding or unevenness in gray tones & Perfect blacks across the entire screen
Viewing Angle: 178 °
Reflections: Glossy screen finish can cause moderate reflections
Calibration: Preset picture modes offer decent accuracy, calibration can further improve
Pixels & Motion: Individual pixel control eliminates pixelation
Input Handling (480p and 720p): Upscaled well, some minor artifacts & Excellent upscaling, sharp and detailed picture
Input Handling (1080p): Exceptional upscaling, virtually indistinguishable from native 4K
Input Handling (4k): Native resolution, stunning picture quality
Color Gamut: 99% DCI-P3
Color Volume: : 90% DCI-P3
Gradient & Response Time: Smooth transitions, minimal banding & 1ms
Supported Resolutions: Up to 4K @ 120Hz
Interface: WebOS 22, Home Screen, Magic Remote, Voice Control, App Support, Gaming Features, Accessibility Features

INPUT/OUTPUT OPTIONS:

Numbers of HDMI: 4
HDMI Version 2.1
Audio Return Channel 1
Optical Digital Audio Output: 1
Component Video Inputs: 0
Composite Video Inputs: 0
3.5mm Composite A/V Inputs: 0
RF Inputs: 1
USB Ports: 2
Analog Audio/Headphone Output: 1

INPUTS SPECIFICATIONS:

HDR10: Yes
HDR10+ : Yes
Dolby Vision: Yes
HLG : Yes
HDMI 2.0 : 2 ports
HDMI 2.1 : 2 ports
CEC Enabled: Yes
HDCP 2.2: True
ATSC Tuner: False
USB 3.0 : N/A
Variable Analog Audio Out: N/A
Wi-Fi : Wi-Fi 5

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 : Yes
eARC: DTS:X Over DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
eARC: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1: Yes
eARC: LPCM Channels (Bitstream) :
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: Low power output 20W
Voice Clarity: Clear and intelligible dialogue
Distortion: Low at moderate volumes
Frequency Response: 63.50 Hz.
Bass: No dedicated subwoofer
Soundstage: Limited stereo imaging
Immersion: Not suitable for immersive movie or gaming experiences
Dolby Atmos Support: Supported via eARC (HDMI 1)
Audio Passthrough: Yes(Supports various audio formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and LPCM)
Recommendation:

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 22
CPU / Processor α7 Gen 5 AI Processor 4K
Graphic Processor / GPU Not specified
RAM 3GB
Storage 32GB
Chromecast Supported , Built-in
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: Around 4ms in Game Optimizer mode
HDR: Yes
High Frame Rate (HFR): 4K@120Hz
Additional Features: Gaming Features:(VRR,ALLM), Smart TV Features:(WebOS 22,Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity, ThinQ AI), Other Features:(Magic Remote, ThinQ app, Dolby Atmos support, AI Brightness Control, Filmmaker Mode)

REMOTE CONTROL

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

DESIGN & BUILT QUALITY:

Dimensions ‎57 x 9.7 x 34.2 inches
Style Minimalist, modern design with thin bezels
Back & Borders: Plastic back panel with cable management channels & Very thin bezels (around 0.4 inches)
Thickness: 1.8 inches
Build Quality: Solid and well-constructed
Longevity: OLED technology generally has a lifespan of 50,000-100,000 hours, but burn-in risk exists
Stand: Rectangular metal stand with adjustable height
Included Components: Power Cable, Remote Control, Stand

RATING SYSTEM:

TV Shows: 8.2
HDR Movies: 8.7
HDR Gaming: 9
Sports( Considering Day Light) 8.7
PC Monitor (): 8.8
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