LG 32LF580 vs Samsung UE32J5500

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LG 32LF580
Samsung UE32J5500

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Standard delivery: £4.19
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 32LF580 is a three USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Thinner Edit
LG 32LF580 is 55.5mm thick. That's 11.1mm thinner than the Samsung UE32J5500 (66.6mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

7% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 32LF580 only costs £64.10 to run but the Samsung UE32J5500 costs £69.13 to run (8% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 32LF580 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Samsung UE32J5500 has a rating of "A".
5 Reasons For
1.5kg lighter Edit
Samsung UE32J5500 is 4.7kg heavy, but the LG 32LF580 is a 6.2kg heavy TV (1.5kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper by £81
The Samsung UE32J5500 is £80.61 cheaper than the LG 32LF580.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the LG 32LF580 has a rating of "A".
A little better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung UE32J5500 is 92% based on 391 reviews, whereas the average rating of the LG 32LF580 is 88% (based on 83 reviews).

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
1.5kg heavier Edit
The LG 32LF580 is a 6.2kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 is a 4.7kg heavy TV (1.5kg lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

More expensive by £81
The LG 32LF580 is £80.61 more expensive than the Samsung UE32J5500.
Less retailers
The LG 32LF580 is only stocked by 6 sellers, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 is stocked by 10 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The LG 32LF580's average user score is 88%, however the Samsung UE32J5500's is 92% (based on 391 reviews).
4 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE32J5500 is two, but the LG 32LF580 only has three USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

17% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a thickness of 66.6mm. That's 11.1mm thicker than the LG 32LF580 (66.6mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Older by eight months
The Samsung UE32J5500 is eight months older than the LG 32LF580.
Higher running costs over five years by £5.03
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE32J5500 are £69.13 which is £5.03 more than the LG 32LF580. Show assumptions.

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

13 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 64.10
Purchase price £ 210.60
Total cost of ownership £ 274.70
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 69.13
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 199.12
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.32T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.32 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Refresh Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 400Hz
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 Zoom
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Display Diagonal
80cm 80cm
Graphics Resolution
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 NTSC
 NTSC M

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature
Operating System Version
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 NetCast OS
 NetCast OS
User Memory Capacity
4GB Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Virtual Surround Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital
Sound Mode
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS 2.0
 DTS 2.0 + Digital Out
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS 2.0
 DTS 2.0 + Digital Out
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in Port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 3
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
 Mobile high-definition link
MHL Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
 Bluetooth connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
 WiFi direct connection

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Energy saving
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Energy saving
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Picture in Picture Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPEG XR
 JPEG XR
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Processor Core
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
40W
BEST
42W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
58kWh 58kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
55.5mm
BEST
66.6mm
Weight
6.2kg 4.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
7.4kg 6.2kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
207mm
BEST
207.6mm
Height (with Stand)
481mm 471.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
732mm 721.4mm
BEST
Height
431mm 424.8mm
BEST
Width
732mm 721.4mm
BEST
Packaging Height
510mm
BEST
522mm
Packaging Width
816mm
BEST
901mm

Packaging Content

Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
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