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OLED55C1VS
XR-55X90J
$1,300Out of stock
$993Out of stock
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Updated January 10, 2024·

The LG C1 is an OLED TV that generally offers better picture quality, especially for gaming and watching movies in darker rooms, due to its excellent contrast and black levels. If you enjoy gaming, its features are well-suited for a smooth experience. On the other hand, the Sony X90J is an LCD TV that provides better brightness for HDR content and performs well when used for watching sports or in bright rooms. However, its viewing angles may be more limited when compared to the LG C1. Both TVs support Dolby Vision and are similar in price, so your decision may hinge on whether superior contrast or brightness is more important to you, and on what type of content you watch the most. 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 differences

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Picture Quality

8.5
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
7.8
The LG C1 (OLED) has very good picture quality, while the Sony X90J (LCD) has good picture quality.

Movies & TV

8.9
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
7.9
The LG C1 (OLED) is very good for movies & TV, while the Sony X90J (LCD) is good.

Sports

8.3
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
7.1
The LG C1 (OLED) is very good for sports, while the Sony X90J (LCD) is good.

Gaming

9.0
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
8.2
The LG C1 (OLED) is excellent for gaming, while the Sony X90J (LCD) is very good.

Cost

$1,300
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
$993
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$1,000

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The LG C1 (OLED) has a price of $1,300 and the Sony X90J (LCD) costs $993.
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Key similarities

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Cartoons & Animation

8.2
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
8.3
The Sony X90J (LCD) and LG C1 (OLED) are both very good for cartoons & animation.

News, Talk, & Other TV

8.6
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
8.9
The Sony X90J (LCD) and LG C1 (OLED) are both very good for news, talk, & other TV.

Bright Room

7.1
OLED55C1
XR-55X90J
7.6
The Sony X90J (LCD) and LG C1 (OLED) are both good for bright room.

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How the LG C1 (OLED) and the Sony X90J (LCD) compare to other TVs

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Spec Comparison

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LG C1 (OLED)Sony X90J (LCD)
LG C1 (OLED)Sony X90J (LCD)

GENERAL

Price
$1,300
$993
Brand
LGSony
Year Released
20212021
Full name
OLED55C1XR-55X90J
Screen Size
55"55"
Screen Resolution
4K4K

TV FEATURES

Operating System
webOSAndroid TV
Sound Quality Score
7.8/107.3/10
NextGen Ready
NoYes
HDMI Ports
44
Coax Ports
11

DISPLAY QUALITY SCORES

Picture Quality Score
8.5/107.8/10
Bright Room Score
7.2/107.7/10
Gaming Score
9/108.2/10
Movies & TV Score
9/107.9/10
Sports Score
8.4/107.1/10

PHYSICAL

Dimensions w/o Stand (H x W x D)
29.1" x 48.3" x 1.8"28" x 48.5" x 2.8"
Dimensions with Stand (H x W)
27.8" x 48.3"30.9" x 48.5"
Weight without Stand
41.7 lbs38.4 lbs
VESA Mount
300 x 200300 x 300

DISPLAY

Color Depth
10 bit10 bit
Black Frame Insertion
YesYes
Auto Low Latency Mode
YesYes
Contrast
10/107.6/10
Local Dimming
10/108/10

SOUND

Speaker Setup
2.22.0
Speaker Power
40 w20 w
Dolby Atmos
YesYes
DTS:X
NoUp to DTS Digital Surround, Bypass only

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better PictureLG C1 (OLED)
Better for GamingLG C1 (OLED)
Better SoundLG C1 (OLED)
Better for MoviesLG C1 (OLED)
Better for SportsLG C1 (OLED)

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 Sony

Sony stands as a highly experienced and widely trusted TV manufacturer, earning a reputation that surpasses all others. A Japanese company, Sony has been making TVs for far longs than it has been making Playstation game consoles. Sony's high-end TVs are often regarded as the ultimate choice for videophiles, representing the epitome of quality, albeit at a premium price point. Renowned for their advanced and precise motion handling, as well as their cutting-edge local dimming algorithms, Sony consistently delivers unparalleled performance in these areas. They include Google TV software with all their TV sets, which grants access to the largest selection of apps available and they also include Bravia Core which is a movie streaming platform specifically for Sony TVs that offers higher picture quality by using more bandwidth.

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