Overview: LG C8 OLED 4K HDR AI TV

Last Modified: February 14, 2018

Going back to CES 2018 or the consumer electronics show. The Korean brand, LG, unveiled their upcoming OLED lineup for the year 2018 which includes the B8, C8, E8, W8, and the G8. Recently, LG just unveiled more information about their upcoming OLED C8 TV. The C8 will be the successor of the popular LG C7 OLED TV in 2017.

Read Our Review of LG B7 OLED Smart TV

The LG C8 OLED will be featuring all the features that the C7 has. Though the main difference between the C7 and the C8 is that the latter will be featuring the new next-gen processor.

LG C8 OLED 4K HDR AI TV

LG C8

Key Features:

  • LG ThinQ® AI
  • α9 Intelligent Processor
  • LG OLED Display
  • 4K Cinema HDR
  • Dolby Atmos®

LG α9 Intelligent Processor

The LG’s newest α (Alpha) 9 intelligent processor is designed to provide true-to-life images with incredibly rich and vivid colours, sharpness and depth for more realism. The processor also improves colour performance making colours look closer than ever to the original content. This processor received the 2018 CES Innovation Award Honoree – Embedded Technologies.

The α (Alpha) 9 is designed to support high frame rate (HFR) for producing smoother and clearer motion images at 120 frames per second for better rendering of fast-action content such as sports and action movies.

LG ThinQ® AI

LG’s ThinQ AI is very similar to Google Home Assistant or Amazon Alexa. With voice command, you can know the weather, get information, or even control all LG ThinQ AI enabled products at home. Furthermore, the TV functions as a hub for smart home devices. Enabling access to other smart home products such as vacuum cleaners, air conditioners or purifiers, smart lights or speakers and many other Smart devices. Users can also connect to gaming consoles and external soundbars, search for information or specific content by making a verbal request.

4K Cinema HDR

LG’s 2018 OLED and SUPER UHD TVs lineup will be featuring 4K Cinema HDR, which introduces and brings a cinematic experience to the home. Furthermore, 2018 models will have support for Advanced HDR by Technicolor, building on a legacy of supporting most major HDR formats, from Dolby VisionTM to HDR10 and HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma). Lastly, LG’s 2018 TVs will be able to process HDR images frame by frame and dynamically using LG’s algorithm called Enhanced Dynamic Tone (EDT) mapping.