Their W8 and E8 series televisions feature nearly-identical designs to their predecessors but carry improved specs. No matter what model you get, they all will receive AI assistance alongside Google Assistant for natural language voice control, which can manage everything from the TV to smart home accessories. HDR updates also include a jump to the new HDR10 format and improved Hybrid Log Gamma content, which analyzes individual images to provide better quality.
LG’s Signature-based W8 TV, which features the wallpaper OLED display, obtains the company’s new Alpha 9 processor, which handles the AI computing, improved picture quality and “ultra-fast response times.” There is also support for 120FPS high frame rate videos.
Then there is the E8, which is the successor to the E7 and brings over the W8’s technology to a more streamlined model. It also has the Alpha 9 processor but includes a 60W 4.2-channel soundbar with Dolby Atmos support.
For LCD models, there is the SK9500, which also features the Alpha 9 processor, alongside upgrades to an IPS panel for better color reproduction at wide viewing angles, upgraded Nano Cell display and denser LED local dimming. Accurate colors, deeper blacks, and higher peak brightness is improved thanks to those upgrades.
Naturally, the higher-end W8 and E8 TVs will have a higher asking price, while the SK9500 will feature a relatively affordable price when they come out in the next few months.
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