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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you're interested in gaming, the LG UR9000 has a better gaming score and is often less expensive than the Samsung CU8000. However, the Samsung CU8000 has better picture quality overall and supports additional HDR formats like HDR10+ and Dolby Vision, which might make it better for watching movies and series. Both are LCD TVs with similar sound quality and can be used as monitors with 4k resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs and product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars and the variant with some specs cost some dollars.

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Key similarities

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Picture Quality

5.4
65UR9000
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5.8
The Samsung CU8000 (LCD) and LG UR9000 (LCD) both have poor picture quality.

Movies & TV

5.1
65UR9000
UN65CU8000
5.3
The Samsung CU8000 (LCD) and LG UR9000 (LCD) are both poor for movies & TV.

Sports

6.8
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UN65CU8000
6.4
The LG UR9000 (LCD) and Samsung CU8000 (LCD) are both only fair for sports.

Gaming

5.7
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UN65CU8000
5.5
The LG UR9000 (LCD) and Samsung CU8000 (LCD) are both poor for gaming.

Cartoons & Animation

5.8
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UN65CU8000
5.9
The Samsung CU8000 (LCD) and LG UR9000 (LCD) are both poor for cartoons & animation.

News, Talk, & Other TV

5.5
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UN65CU8000
5.7
The Samsung CU8000 (LCD) and LG UR9000 (LCD) are both poor for news, talk, & other TV.

Bright Room

5.8
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UN65CU8000
5.9
The Samsung CU8000 (LCD) and LG UR9000 (LCD) are both poor for bright room.

Cost

$547
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UN65CU8000
$578
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The LG UR9000 (LCD) has a price of $547 and the Samsung CU8000 (LCD) costs $578.
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How the LG UR9000 (LCD) and the Samsung CU8000 (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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LG UR9000 (LCD)Samsung CU8000 (LCD)
LG UR9000 (LCD)Samsung CU8000 (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$547
$578
Brand
LGSamsung
Year Released
20232023
Full name
65UR9000UN65CU8000
Screen Size
65"65"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
WebOSTizen
Sound Quality Score
5.4/107/10
NextGen Ready
NoNo
HDMI Ports
33
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
5.5/105.8/10
Bright Room Score
5.9/106/10
Gaming Score
5.8/105.5/10
Movies & TV Score
5.1/105.3/10
Sports Score
6.8/106.4/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
33.1" x 57.3" x 1.2"32.8" x 57.1" x 1"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
35.6" x 57.3"34.4" x 57.1"
Weight without Stand
52 lbsUnknown
VESA Mount
300 x 300400 x 300

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
NoYes
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
3.3/104.9/10
Local Dimming
3.3/102.5/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.02.0
Speaker Power
20 w20 w
Dolby Atmos
Bypass onlyYes
DTS:X
NoNo

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better Picture Roughly equal
Better for Gaming Roughly equal
Better SoundSamsung CU8000 (LCD)

About LG

LG, a prominent TV brand from Korea, has played a significant role in popularizing OLED TVs. OLED technology is hailed as the future of TV technology. Their TVs employ WebOS, a proprietary smart TV software that not only offers seamless functionality but also includes gaming-specific features, earning praise from players worldwide. Often regarded as the gateway to unparalleled viewing experiences, LG's mid-range OLEDs come highly recommended, making them a worthwhile investment for those willing to stretch their budget for superior quality.

About Samsung

Samsung, a South Korean electronics manufacturer, holds the title of being the largest global TV vendor in terms of units sold. They offer a diverse lineup of TV products that cater to various budget ranges. A notable achievement in recent years is the development of Quantum Dots, a technology that enhances color reproduction, resulting in richer and more vibrant hues. Samsung TVs are well-regarded for their high manufacturing quality and user-friendly software, making them an excellent choice for consumers seeking an intuitive viewing experience.

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