LG BX vs B9 : What Improvement Can be Found in LG BX?

LG BX is the model that introduced as the successor of LG B9. LG BX comes as the basic 4K OLED TV model from LG’s 2020 TV lineup while LG B9 is the basic OLED TV model from LG’s 2019 TV lineup. Both of LG BX and B9 come with two screen size options : 65-Inch (OLED65BXPUA, OLED65B9PUA) and 55-Inch (OLED55BXPUA, OLED55B9PUA). What improvement can be found in the LG BX that comes as the newer model? It’s important for us to talk about the key differences between LG BX and B9 before we can find out more about the improvement on LG BX that comes as the newer model.

What Should You Know about LG BX?

LG BX
LG BX

As the basic OLED TV model from LG’s 2020 TV lineup, LG BX comes with two screen size options : 65-Inch (OLED65BXPUA) and 55-Inch (OLED55BXPUA). With OLED display, LG BX comes with pixel level dimming that can brings infinite contrast. OLED pixels also can be completed powered off for perfect black. The contrast of LG BX is also completed with Ultra Luminance Pro that can bring higher peak brightness for OLED pixels and Face Enhancing that provides better result for face texture. 4K Upscaler that combined with Double Step Noise Reduction is able to bring superior picture clarity not only from original 4K content sources but also from non 4K contents that upscaled into near 4K picture quality. Sharpness Enhancer is also integrated on LG BX to bring sharper details for better clarity. OLED display is able to deliver wide color spectrum for intense billion rich colors. The color of LG BX is also improved by Advanced Color Enhancer that reproduce more natural color and True Color Accuracy that bring more accurate color details on the screen of this TV. We can enjoy enhanced details and expanded contrast from wide range of HDR contents since LG BX already supports Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG), HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro and Dolby Vision IQ. While OLED display is capable of a refresh rate as low as 0.001ms, LG BX is also completed with OLED Motion Pro with 120Hz refresh rate native to bring fluid motion images from our favorite action movies and sports as well as gaming scenes. LG BX also supports advanced gaming features such as G-SYNC, FreeSync, VRR, ALLM and HGiG. The color, clarity and contrast of LG BX is optimized by α7 Gen 3 Processor 4K that comes as the picture processor of this TV. The smart TV platform of LG BX is WebOS that powered by LG ThinQ AI. It can delivers wide range of premium entertainment with fast internet connection provided by 802.11ac wireless. We can also enjoy wide collection of additional apps since WebOS is connected to LG Contents/Apps Store. LG BX comes with magic remote control that allows us to control this TV with several smart functions such as Point, Click, Scroll and Voice. LG BX also can be controlled with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa since they are both already supported by LG ThinQ AI. The speaker system of LG BX is 2.2Ch 40W speaker system that powered by Dolby Atmos. It basically can delivers good sound quality. But if you have higher audio taste, then I’m sure that it’s a good idea for you to attach additional soundbar to this TV. You can also attach wireless soundbar since LG BX is WiSA ready (separate dongle purchase required).

The key specs and features of LG BX can be found in the table below.

LG BX
Brand LG
Introduced 2020
Screen Size
  • 65-Inch (OLED65BXPUA)
  • 55-Inch (OLED55BXPUA)
Resolution 4K UHD
Display Technology OLED
Upscaling Technology 4K Upscaler
Dimming Technology Pixel Level Dimming
Clarity Technology
  • Double Step Noise Reduction
  • Sharpness Enhancer
Contrast Technology
  • Face Enhancing
  • Ultra Luminance Pro
Color Technology
  • Intense Color
  • Billion Rich Colors
  • Advanced Color Enhancer
  • True Color Accuracy
HDR Support
  • Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG)
  • HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro
  • Dolby Vision IQ
Picture Processor α7 Gen 3 Processor 4K
Motion Technology OLED Motion Pro
Refresh Rate 120Hz (Native)
Gaming Technology
  • G-SYNC
  • FreeSync
  • VRR (Variable Refresh Rate)
  • ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode)
  • HGiG
  • 1ms response time
Smart TV Platform WebOS with LG ThinQ AI
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Supported
Remote Control Magic Remote Control
Built-in Wifi 802.11ac
Audio Technology
  • 2.2Ch 40W
  • Dolby Atmos
  • WiSA Ready (Separate Dongle Purchase Required)
HDMI/USB
  • HDMI : 4
  • USB : 3
Price
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What Should You Know about LG B9?

LG B9
LG B9

LG B9 is the basic OLED TV model from LG’s 2019 TV lineup. It comes with two screen size options : 65-Inch (OLED65B9PUA) and 55-Inch (OLED65B9PUA). LG B9 comes with 4K UHD Resolution that completed with 4K Upscaler to bring non 4K contents into near 4K picture quality. Upscaled non 4K contents is also improved by Quad Step Noise Reduction that can reduce on screen noise from upscaled non 4K contents. The clarity is also improved by Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer that bring sharper details for the OLED pixels of this TV. OLED pixels of LG B9 is able to be completely powered off for perfect black while it’s also able to bring infinite contrast with its pixel level dimming. We can also find Object Depth Enhancer and Ultra Luminance Pro installed as the contrast technology of LG B9. Object Depth Enhancer is able to reproduce greater depth while Ultra Luminance Pro can bring higher peak brightness for the bright part of the screen. While its OLED display is able to deliver infinite billion rich colors, LG B9 is also completed with Advanced Color Enhancer and True Color Accuracy as its color technology. Advanced Color Enhancer can brings more natural color details while True Color Accuracy delivers more accurate color details. LG B9 is able to deliver enhanced details and expanded contrast from your favorite HDR content sources since It already supports Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG as well as HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro. OLED is capable of a refresh rate as low as 0.001ms so that we can enjoy fluid motion images for our favorite action movies, sports as well as action games on the screen of this TV. LG B9 already supports G-SYNC, VRR and ALLM with 1ms response time to complete your gaming experience when you use this TV as your gaming monitor. α7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor comes as the picture processor of this TV. It can optimizes the color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on the screen of this TV. WebOS is able to bring wide range of premium entertainment with 802.11ac wireless provides fast internet connection to your favorite content providers. We can also run additional smart apps on this TV since it’s already connected to LG Contents/Apps store. LG ThinQ AI integrated with LG B9 is already compatible with Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa so that we can control this TV conveniently with our voice. Magic remote control is also included with this TV to help you control this TV with smart functions (Point, Click, Scroll, Voice). We can find 2.2Ch 40W speaker system installed as the speaker system of this TV. It’s powered by Dolby Atmos to deliver immersive sound quality. You may need to attach your favorite soundbar if you have higher audio expectation from this TV.

The table below summarized the key specs and features of LG B9

LG B9
Brand LG
Introduced 2019
Screen Size
  • 65-Inch (OLED65B9PUA)
  • 55-Inch (OLED55B9PUA)
Resolution 4K UHD
Display Technology OLED
Upscaling Technology 4K Upscaler
Dimming Technology Pixel Level Dimming
Clarity Technology
  • Quad Step Noise Reduction
  • Frequency Based Sharpness Enhancer
Contrast Technology
  • Object Depth Enhancer
  • Ultra Luminance Pro
Color Technology
  • Intense Color
  • Billion Rich Colors
  • Advanced Color Enhancer
  • True Color Accuracy
HDR Support
  • 4K Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG)
  • HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro
Gaming Technology
  • G-SYNC
  • VRR (Variable Refresh Rate)
  • ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode)
  • 1ms response time
Display Processor α7 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor
Smart TV Platform WebOS with LG ThinQ AI
Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa Supported
Remote Control Magic Remote Control
Built-in Wifi 802.11ac
Sound Technology
  • 2.2Ch 20W
  • Acoustic Multi-Audio (65-Inch, 75-Inch and 85-Inch)
  • Voice Zoom
  • Dolby Atmos
HDMI/USB
  • HDMI : 4
  • USB : 3
Price
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What are Their Key Differences?

So, what are the key differences between LG BX and B9? After we look at the two tables above, we can find that there are few differences between LG BX and B9. The first key difference between those two TV models comes from the version of picture processor installed on those two TVs. LG BX comes with α7 Gen 3 Processor while LG B9 comes with α7 Gen 2 Processor. Although they are basically similar α7 processor, we can find that α7 Gen 3 Processor as the upgraded processor version is able to bring better optimization for the color, clarity and contrast of the picture delivered on the TV screen. The second difference is HDR Support of LG BX and B9. While they both support Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG) and HDR Dynamic Tone Mapping Pro, we can also find that LG BX also already support Dolby Vision IQ. FreeSync is the next key difference between LG BX and B9. As the new model, LG BX is compatible with FreeSync while LG B9 is not yet compatible.

Since LG BX comes as the successor model of LG B9, we can usually find that LG BX is offered at the higher price. It’s a good idea for us to look at their price before we can find their latest price difference as TV prices often change over time.

We can summarize the key differences of LG BX and B9 with the table below.

  LG BX LG B9
Picture Processor α7 Gen 3 Processor α7 Gen 2 Processor
Dolby Vision IQ YES NO
FreeSync YES NO
Price Commonly Higher Commonly Lower
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What Improvement Can be Found in LG BX?

We can find that there are few key differences between LG BX and B9 as we have discussed above. What improvement can be found in LG BX? There are few improvements that we can find in LG BX. LG BX comes with the newer α7 Gen 3 Processor, Dolby Vision IQ support, and FreeSync. Usually LG BX is offered at the higher price. So if you don’t mind to spend higher for the newer α7 Gen 3 Processor, Dolby Vision IQ support and FreeSync then LG BX is the model that you should choose.

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LG B9 comes as the predecessor of LG BX. It comes with the older α7 Gen 2 Processor while It doesn’t support Dolby Vision IQ and FreeSync. But it’s usually offered at the lower price and basically still can deliver excellent picture quality on its OLED screen. So if you have more limited budget for your 4K OLED TV, then LG B9 is a good choice that you can consider.

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