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September 30, 2022

Best LG Smart TVs for Digital Signage

Purchasing a screen is undoubtedly the priciest part of your digital signage deployment. Choosing the right Smart TV for digital signage can be overwhelming, with the number of brands and models of TVs that can be found on the market. But luckily in this article, we have worked on reviewing the best LG Smart TVs to ensure top-notch image quality and clarity for your digital signs. LG's screens are optimized for different markets to meet diverse customer needs, no matter the industry you are in.


After all, in order to attract the attention of teams, visitors and customers, you need a TV that displays crystal clear images and videos with vibrant colors.


You can install OptiSigns directly on your Smart TV to display images, videos, and documents, create playlists, and schedule your content by days, weeks, or even hourly. You can also use our canvas tool or our 750+ free templates to create your content, or one of the App integrations available, like Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive apps, to display information or content you already own and share with your team.

With OptiSigns you can manage and update your screen content from our web portal from any laptop.


Keep reading to find out the perfect display that fits your budget and use case:



1. LG UP8000 Series Smart WebOS TV


Available Screen Sizes: 43’ and 55’ inches

The LG UP8000 is an entry-level budget 4K Smart TV. It's an Ultra High Definition cinema screen display backed by LGs powerful processor to enhance color, contrast, detail, and sound. It uses an ADS-type panel and has a good response time. This type of panel has wide viewing angles, making it a great choice for digital signage in big spaces. Sadly the contrast levels fall short compared to other displays as this series lack any kind of local dimming or contrast-improving technologies to darken the black level. Nonetheless, this is a great cost-saving ultra-slim 4K option for those looking for this type of operating system. You can buy it on BestBuy, Amazon, and other retailers starting at $340.


Features:

4K clarity in every moment

The rich 4K displays of LG UHD TVs deliver quality you can see in every image. Enjoy bright colors, high contrast, and impeccable detail.

Quad-core processor 4K

Paints images, action, and color in the best possible light from source to screen.

webOS + LG ThinQ AI with Magic Remote

ThinQ AI and the Magic Remote enable simple navigation and intuitive voice commands, while the webOS platform supports a huge library of content.

TruMotion 120 (Native 60Hz)

TruMotion 120 technology reduces blur to sharpen details with up to 120 frames per second.

4K Ultra HD (2160p resolution)

Enjoy breathtaking 4K content at 4 times the resolution of Full HD, and upscale your current content to Ultra HD-level picture quality.

Thinner profile. Bigger experience.

A sleek bezel that puts the focus on your content. LG UHD TVs are designed to be thin in profile with a lightweight frame that's perfect for both mounting on a wall or displaying on a stand.


Verdict

Great picture quality, and OK brightness. Suitable for larger spaces. A good option for digital signage if you are looking for a TV with good specs without overpaying.

Price

$340+

Size

43 and 55 inches

OS

​LG WebOS

OptiSigns Compatibility

All OptiSigns apps & features

Brightness

Low SDR brightness

Contrast

High color contrast

​View Angle

Wide viewing angles


Color Accuracy

4K Ultra HD picture vibrancy, color and depth


Mounting

Easy to mount


Where to buy

BestBuy, Amazon and other retailers


2. LG A1 Series OLED 4K UHD Smart WebOS TV


Available Screen Sizes: 48’ to 77’ inches.

The LG A1 OLED is an entry-level OLED. OLED displays are self-lit pixels that can turn completely off creating depth and it offers perfect black uniformity. Although the A1 has great dark room performance, it doesn't get as bright as the display is limited to 450 nits.

It delivers nearly identical picture quality to the higher-end models, but it's limited to a 60Hz refresh rate, lacks HDMI 2.1 bandwidth, and doesn't support variable refresh rate technology (VRR). It runs the same great webOS smart interface, which is fast, easy to use, and has a great selection of additional apps and features. It also comes with the same great Magic Remote, which makes navigating the interface and finding content a breeze. You can buy it on BestBuy, Amazon, and other retailers starting at $999.

Features:

Self-lit Pixels

Over 8 million pixels turn off and on independently for the perfect black, intense color, and infinite contrast. A viewing experience like no other.

Perfect Black

Perfect black is a backdrop to make colors pop, and it ensures darkened detail.

Infinite Contrast

You've never seen infinite contrast like this. Perfect black makes it possible. Scenes are more natural. Clarity is revealed in everything you watch.

Intense Color

Incredible, intense color, no matter what you're watching.

a7 Gen 4 AI Processor 4K

Catch every detail with the smooth, crisp picture brought to you by a7 Gen 4 AI Processor 4K. It adjusts your viewing and audio settings automatically with AI Picture and AI Sound, while AI 4K Upscaling authentically calibrates every scene.



Verdict

Superior picture quality and brightness. Suitable for larger spaces. An excellent option for digital signage with a higher price.

Price

$999+

​Size

48 to 77 inches

OS

​LG WebOS


OptiSigns Compatibility

All OptiSigns apps & features


Brightness

Its brightest in HDR is capable of a little over 500 nits


Contrast

Near-infinite contrast ratio


View Angle

Superb viewing angles


Color Accuracy

Perfect Color ( 100% color fidelity ) Eye Comfort Display


Mounting

Easy to mount

Where to buy

BestBuy, Amazon and other retailers


3. LG Class NanoCell 90 Series LED 4K UHD Smart webOS TV



Available Screen Sizes: 55’ to 86’ inches.

Experience detailed LED picture in 4K resolution. With Full Array Dimming, you'll witness deep blacks and contrast with precisely balanced lighting that reduces the halo effect and light bleed. See the natural, lifelike picture of Nano Color and fast action of a 120Hz refresh rate. It's an experience backed by AI Picture and AI Sound. You can buy it on BestBuy, Amazon, and other retailers starting at $899.

Features:

​​4K NanoCell Display

Bring your favorite shows to life with vivid NanoCell 4K. See natural, lifelike picture with Nano Color enhanced by a billion rich colors.*

Full Array Dimming

With Full Array Dimming, NanoCell precisely controls individual LED backlight units. This results in deep blacks and minimal backlight bleed for enhanced contrast and a more detailed picture.

a7 Gen 4 AI Processor 4K with AI Picture + AI Sound

Catch every detail with the smooth, crisp picture brought to you by LG's α7 Gen 4 AI Processor 4K. It adjusts your viewing and audio settings automatically with AI Picture and AI Sound, while AI 4K Upscaling authentically calibrates every scene.**

Cinema HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG)

See all your favorite HDR Content. LG TVs support a wide variety of HDR content, including Dolby Vision. Plus, you get automatic scene-by-scene picture adjustment with HDR10 and HLG.

Dolby Vision IQ

Dolby Vision IQ uses best-in-class HDR technology to automatically adjust picture settings based on ambient lighting conditions and content genres.

webOS + LG ThinQ AI with Magic Remote

Control your smart home theater with ease. ThinQ AI and the Magic Remote enable simple navigation and intuitive voice commands, while the webOS 6.0 platform supports a huge library of content.

4K Ultra HD (2160p resolution)

Enjoy breathtaking 4K content at 4 times the resolution of Full HD, and upscale your current content to Ultra HD-level picture quality.

TruMotion 240 (Native 120Hz)

TruMotion 240 technology reduces blur to sharpen every detail with up to 240 frames per second.

Dolby Atmos

Originally engineered for the cinema, Dolby Atmos puts you in the middle of the action with multi-dimensional surround sound that seems to flow all around you.

WiSA Ready

Connecting high-fidelity speakers is easy – and wireless– with WiSA connectivity. Transmitter dongle required and sold separately.


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