LG WX vs W9 Comparison




Both of LG WX and W9 are introduced as 4K OLED TV with wallpaper design. LG WX comes as part of LG’s 2020 TV lineup while LG W9 was released earlier as part of LG’s 2019 TV lineup. We can call LG WX as the successor model of LG W9. LG WX only comes with 65-Inch screen size option (OLED65WXPUA) while LG W9 comes with two screen size options : 77-Inch (OLED77W9PUA) and 65-Inch (OLED65W9PUA). What’s improved on the new LG WX? It’s important for us to talk about comparison between LG WX and W9 before we can find what’s improved on the new LG WX.

LG WX

LG WX

LG WX

As wallpaper TV model from LG’s 2020 TV lineup, LG WX comes with radically thin profile. It’s only 0.15″ in profile depth. Wallpaper TV design is able to bring no gap and shadow in sight when we watch this TV while it’s hung on our wall. OLED display of LG WX is able to deliver perfect black and infinite contrast since its pixels can be dimmed autonomously and completely powered off with pixel level dimming. The contrast of LG WX is also improved by Ultra Luminance Pro, Face Enhancing and Advanced Contrast Enhancer. Ultra Luminance Pro can brings higher peak brightness for OLED pixels, Face Enhancing reproduce greater depth and textures while Advanced Contrast Enhancer can delivers more natural brightness. OLED display is also able to bring intense billion rich colors for rich and accurate color details. We can also find Advanced Color Enhancer and True Color Accuracy Pro integrated as the color technology of LG WX. Advanced Color Enhancer can reproduce more natural color while True Color Accuracy Pro brings more accurate color details. On top of its 4K UHD Resolution, we can find AI Upscaling installed on LG WX as its upscaling technology. AI Upscaling is able to bring non 4K contents into near 4K picture quality with AI technology. To improve its clarity, LG WX also comes with Quad Step Noise Reduction that can reduce on screen noise and Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer that provides sharper details. We can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from wide range of HDR content on the screen of LG WX sources since LG WX already supports Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG), HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro and Dolby Vision IQ. Since LG WX comes with OLED panels that are capable of a refresh rate of as low as 0.001ms, we can enjoy fluid motion images from our favorite action movies and sports on its screen. LG WX is also able to bring immersive gaming experience ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) and HGiG that integrated on top of its OLED display. LG WX is powered by α9 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K that can optimizes the color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on its screen. The smart TV platform of LG WX is WebOS. It can brings wide range of premium entertainment from your favorite content providers. It also allows us to run wide collection of smart apps since It’s already linked to LG Contents/Apps Store. 802.11ac wireless is also attached to this TV to bring fast and stable internet connection. We can conveniently control LG WX with Magic Remote that comes with few smart control functions (Point, Click, Scroll, Voice). We can also control LG WX with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa since they are both already compatible. LG WX comes with soundbar-styled speaker that comes with 4.2Ch 60W output. Dolby Atmos is already integrated with it while it’s quality is also improved by AI Sound Pro so that we can enjoy astonishing sound from the TV speaker. LG WX is already WiSA ready with additional dongle so that you can easily pair additional Wireless soundbar to this TV.

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LG W9

LG W9

LG W9

Since LG W9 is introduced as wallpaper TV model, we can find that it comes with very slim profile. LG OLED77W9PUA is 0.23″ thin while LG OLED65W9PUA is 0.15″. With radically thin profile, we can enjoy no gap and shadow in sight experience when we watch our favorite entertainment on the screen of this TV. With OLED display, LG W9 can brings intense billion rich colors that allows us to enjoy rich and accurate color details on the screen of this TV. The color is also improved by Advanced Color Enhancer that can reproduce more natural color and True Color Accuracy Pro that brings more accurate color details. LG W9 is completed with 4K Upscaler that can provide excellent picture clarity not only from original 4K content sources but also from non 4K contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. The clarity of LG W9 is also improved by Quad Step Noise Reduction that can reduce on screen noise especially for upscaled non 4K contents and Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer that can brings sharper details. We can enjoy perfect black and infinite contrast on the screen of LG W9 since It comes with OLED’s pixel level dimming that allows its pixels to be completely powered off and dimmed autonomously. The contrast is also improved by Ultra Luminance Pro Object Depth Enhancer. Ultra Luminance Pro can delivers higher peak brightness for OLED pixels while Object Depth Enhancer is able to reproduce greater depth and textures for OLED display of this TV. LG W9 already supports Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG) and HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro so that we can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from wide range of HDR content sources. LG W9 is able to brings smooth motion images from our favorite action movies and sports with its OLED display. OLED Panels also allows us to enjoy minimum input lag if we use this TV as our gaming monitor. α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor is integrated as the picture processor of LG W9. It can optimizes the color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on the screen of this TV. We can enjoy wide range of premium entertainment with WebOS that installed on this TV combined with 802.11ac wireless that provides fast internet connection to our favorite content providers. WebOS is also connected to LG Contents/Apps Store that allows us to run additional Smart apps on this TV. Magic Remote is included as the smart TV platform of LG W9. It allows us to control this TV conveniently with its smart functions such as Point, Click, Scroll and Voice. LG W9 is also able to be controlled with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa since they are both already supported. We can find 4.2Ch 60W soundbar-styled speaker is attached with LG W9. It already supports Dolby Atmos and can deliver rich and beautiful sound for this TV. You can also attach additional soundbar to this TV easily. If you plan to plan to attach wireless soundbar, you can attach additional WiSA dongle to make LG W9 WiSA ready.

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Specs & Features Table

We need to know the specs and features of LG WX and W9 before we can talk more about their comparison. They key specs and features of LG WX and W9 can be found in the specs & features table below.

LG WX LG W9
Brand LG LG
Introduced 2020 2019
Screen Size 65-Inch
  • 77-Inch
  • 65-Inch
Resolution 4K UHD 4K UHD
Display Technology OLED OLED
Backlight Dimming Pixel Level Dimming Frame Dimming
Upscaling Technology AI Upscaling 4K Upscaler
Clarity Technology
  • Quad Step Noise Reduction
  • Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer
  • Quad Step Noise Reduction
  • Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer
Color Technology
  • Intense Color
  • Billion Rich Colors
  • Advanced Color Enhancer
  • True Color Accuracy Pro
  • Intense Color
  • Billion Rich Colors
  • Advanced Color Enhancer
  • True Color Accuracy Pro
Contrast Technology
  • Ultra Luminance Pro
  • Face Enhancing
  • Advanced Contrast Enhancer
  • Ultra Luminance Pro
  • Object Depth Enhancer
HDR Support
  • Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG)
  • HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro
  • Dolby Vision IQ
  • Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG)
  • HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro
Picture Processor α9 Gen 3 AI Processor 4K α9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
AI Picture Pro YES NO
Smart TV Platform WebOS WebOS
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Compatible Compatible
Built-in Wifi 802.11ac 802.11ac
Remote Control Magic Remote Magic Remote
Speaker System
  • 4.2Ch 60W
  • Front Firing
  • Dolby Atmos
  • WiSA Ready (with Separate Dongle Purchase)
  • AI Sound Pro
  • 4.2Ch 60W
  • Front Firing
  • Dolby Atmos
  • WiSA Ready (with Separate Dongle Purchase)
HDMI/USB 4/3 4/3
Price More Expensive Less Expensive
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How does LG WX Compared to LG W9?

We can talk more about comparison between LG WX and W9 after we look at their specs and features on the table above. How does LG WX compared to LG W9? Let’s talk about that together.

Picture Technology

Both of LG WX and W9 come as Wallpaper OLED TV with radically thin profile so that we can enjoy no gap and shadow in sight when we watch those two TVs. They come with 4K UHD Resolution that completed with upscaling technology to bring non 4K contents into near 4K picture quality. The upscaling technology of LG WX and W9 are actually different. LG WX comes with AI Upscaling while LG W9 comes with 4K Upscaler. AI Upscaling is able to deliver better upscaling result with its AI technology than 4K Upscaler. We can also find that the clarity of LG WX and W9 are improved by Quad Step Noise Reduction and Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer. Quad Step Noise Reduction is able to reduce on-screen noise especially for upscaled non 4K contents while Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer can brings sharper details on the screen of those two TVs.

LG WX and W9 comes with OLED display that can deliver perfect black and infinite contrast since its pixels can be completely powered off and dimmed autonomously. We can also find that their contrast is improved by Ultra Luminance Pro that brings higher peak brightness. We can also find Face Enhancing in LG WX and Object Depth Enhancer in LG W9 that basically work similar to reproduce more natural textures for those two TVs. LG WX as the new model is also completed with the new Advanced Contrast Enhancer that can bring more natural contrast.

With OLED display, LG WX and W9 are able to deliver intense billion rich colors. We can also find Advanced Color Enhancer and True Color Accuracy Pro are integrated with both LG WX and W9 to enhance the color quality of those two TVs. Advanced Color Enhancer is able to reproduce more natural color while True Color Accuracy Pro can brings more accurate color details.

We can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from wide range of HDR content sources since both of LG WX and W9 already support Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG) and HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro. Additionally, we can also find that LG WX also supports Dolby Vision IQ so that we can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from Dolby Vision IQ contents on the screen of LG WX.

The color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on the screen of LG WX and W9 are optimized by picture processor. Basically, both of LG WX and W9 come with α9 picture processor. But we can find that the α9 processor that integrated with those two TVs are different in version. LG WX comes with α9 Gen 3 while LG W9 comes with α9 Gen 2. α9 Gen 3 comes as the newer version of α9 processor than α9 Gen 2. As the newer version, α9 Gen 3 is able to deliver better optimization than α9 Gen 2. We can also find that LG WX comes with AI Picture Pro that can improve the picture quality of LG WX with its AI technology.

Motion and Gaming Technology

As we know, OLED panels are capable of refresh rate as low as 0.001ms. So we can enjoy fluid motion images from our favorite action movies and sports on the screen of LG WX and W9 since they both come with OLED panels. OLED Panels also allows us to enjoy minimum input lag when we use this TV as our gaming monitor.

Smart TV Platform & Remote Control

We can find that the Smart TV platform of LG WX and W9 are similar. They both come with WebOS. WebOS allows us to enjoy wide range of premium entertainment with fast internet connection provided by 802.11ac wireless that attached to those two TVs. We can also run wide collection of smart apps on the screen of those two TVs since they are already connected to LG Contents/Apps Store. The remote control that included with LG WX and W9 are also similar. Magic Remote is included with those two TVs. Magic Remote allows us to control those two TVs conveniently with its smart functions such as Point, Click, Scroll and Voice. We can also control those two TVs conveniently with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa since they are both already supported.

Sound Technology

The sound technology that integrated on LG WX and W9 are basically similar. They both come with soundbar-styled speaker. They both come with 4.2Ch 60W front firing speaker system that already support Dolby Atmos. So basically, we can enjoy rich and beautiful sound from those two TVs. We can also find that LG WX is additionally completed with AI Sound Pro. AI Sound Pro is able to improve the sound quality of LG WX with AI technology. We can also easily attach additional wireless soundbar into LG WX and W9 since they are already WiSA Ready with separate dongle purchase.

Price

Since LG WX comes as the successor model of LG W9, we can easily guess that LG WX is usually offered at the higher price than LG W9 for similar screen size option. Before we can find their latest price difference, it’s important for us to check the price of LG WX and W9 since TV prices are indeed changing from time to time.

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What’s Improved on the New LG WX?

After we talk about comparison between LG WX and W9, we can find that there are few improvements on the new LG WX. LG WX comes with the new version of α9 processor (α9 Gen 3) that brings better optimization for color, clarity and contrast while also comes with Advanced Contrast Enhancer that brings more natural contrast. LG WX additionally also supports Dolby Vision IQ. It also comes with AI Picture Pro and AI Sound Pro that can brings better optimization for picture and sound delivered by LG WX. The Upscaling technology of LG WX is also better with AI Upscaling that brings better upscaling result with AI. So if you don’t mind to spend higher, LG WX is surely the model that you should consider.

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LG W9 comes as the alternative choice of LG WX. Most of the specs and features of LG W9 are similar to LG WX. It indeed comes with the older version of α9 processor (α9 Gen 2), less advanced upscaling technology (4K upscaler. It also doesn’t come with Advanced Contrast Enhancer, AI Picture Pro & AI Sound Pro and doesn’t support Dolby Vision IQ Support. But the other specs & features of LG W9 are basically similar. So LG W9 is still able to deliver excellent picture quality on its Wallpaper display although for sure it’s still a little less in quality than LG WX.

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