LG 55UF850 vs LG 55UF860 vs LG 55UF950

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LG 55UF850
LG 55UF860
LG 55UF950

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF850 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, whereas the LG 55UF950 is a 153kWh annual energy consumption TV (36kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Cheaper to run by £38.23
Over five years the LG 55UF850 only costs £130.02 to run however the LG 55UF950 costs £168.25 to run (29% more). Read more
Better selling
The LG 55UF850 ranks No. 147782 by number of sales, whereas the LG 55UF860 ranks No. 188885 and the LG 55UF950 ranks No. 240428.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55UF850 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55UF860 has a rating of "A" and the LG 55UF950 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons For
Vastly faster refresh rate Edit
The LG 55UF860 has a refresh rate of 2,000Hz, however the LG 55UF850 is only a 200Hz refresh rate TV (1,800Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Cheaper by £341
The LG 55UF860 costs £341 less than the LG 55UF850 and costs £675 less than the LG 55UF950.
15 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
9 Reasons For
20W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF950 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the LG 55UF850 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Four loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF950 is four, but the LG 55UF850 only has two loudspeakers. Read more

We do not know the number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF860. It is possible that it does not have any loudspeakers.

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

One more RF port Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a three RF port TV, whereas the LG 55UF860 only has two RF ports. Read more

We do not know the number of RF ports on the LG 55UF850. It is possible that it does not have any RF ports.

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 55UF950 is four, but the LG 55UF860 only has three HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

A little thinner Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a 47.6mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55UF850 is a 50.8mm thick TV (3.2mm thicker). 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.

8% lighter Edit
The LG 55UF950 has a weight of 19kg. That's 1.4kg lighter than the LG 55UF850 (19kg). 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.

Three more awards
The LG 55UF950 has 5 awards, however the LG 55UF850 has 2 awards.
Expert reviews are moderately better
Based on 20 expert reviews, the LG 55UF950 has an average review score of 79%, but the LG 55UF850 has an average rating of 76% (based on 17 reviews) and the LG 55UF860 has an average rating of 67% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are moderately better
Based on 1 user review, the LG 55UF950 has an average review score of 100%, but the LG 55UF850 has an average rating of 95% (based on 8 reviews) and the LG 55UF860 has an average rating of 99% (based on 15 reviews).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
9x slower refresh rate Edit
The LG 55UF850 has a refresh rate of 200Hz, whereas the LG 55UF860 is a 2,000Hz refresh rate TV (1,800Hz faster). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the LG 55UF950 (40W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Two less loudspeakers Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a two loudspeaker TV, whereas the LG 55UF950 only has four loudspeakers. Read more

We do not know the number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF860. It is possible that it does not have any loudspeakers.

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Only three HDMI ports Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a three HDMI port TV, and so does the LG 55UF860, whereas the LG 55UF950 only has four HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Thicker Edit
The LG 55UF850 has a thickness of 50.8mm. That's 3.2mm thicker than the LG 55UF950 (47.6mm). 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.

Slightly heavier Edit
LG 55UF850 is 20.4kg heavy, but the LG 55UF950 is a 19kg heavy TV (1.4kg 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 £341
The LG 55UF850 is £341 more expensive than the LG 55UF860.
Fewer sellers
The LG 55UF850 is only stocked by 3 retailers, but the LG 55UF860 is stocked by 18 stores and the LG 55UF950 is stocked by 11 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The LG 55UF850 is one month older than the LG 55UF860. The LG 55UF850 is the same age as the LG 55UF950.
Three less awards
The LG 55UF850 has only received 2 awards, but the LG 55UF950 has received 5 awards.
Expert review Rating is marginally Worse
The average expert rating of the LG 55UF850 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the LG 55UF950 is 79% (based on 20 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the LG 55UF850 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 55UF860 is 99% (based on 15 reviews) and the LG 55UF950 is 100% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
Only two RF ports Edit
The number of RF ports on the LG 55UF860 is two, but the LG 55UF950 only has three RF ports. Read more

We do not know the number of RF ports on the LG 55UF850. It is possible that it does not have any RF ports.

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Only three HDMI ports Edit
The LG 55UF860 has three HDMI ports, and so does the LG 55UF850, however the LG 55UF950 only has four HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Less popular
The LG 55UF860 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 188885 by number of sales in our TVs, however the LG 55UF850 ranks No. 147782.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF860 is "A", however the rating of the LG 55UF850 is "A+" and the rating of the LG 55UF950 is "A".
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The LG 55UF860's average expert score is only 67%, however the LG 55UF850's is 76% (based on 17 reviews) and the LG 55UF950's is 79% (based on 20 reviews).
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The LG 55UF860's average user score is 99%, however the LG 55UF950's is 100% (based on 1 review).
7 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a 153kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 36kWh higher than the LG 55UF850 (153kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

£675 more expensive
The LG 55UF950 is more expensive than the LG 55UF850 by £334 and more expensive than the LG 55UF860 by £675.
Not as many stockists
Only 11 shops sells the LG 55UF950, however 18 stores sell the LG 55UF860. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The LG 55UF950 is older than the LG 55UF860 by one month. The LG 55UF950 is the same age as the LG 55UF850.
29% higher running costs over five years
The LG 55UF950 costs £168.25 to run which is £38.23 more to run than the LG 55UF850 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The LG 55UF950 ranks No. 240428 by sales volume, but the LG 55UF850 ranks No. 147782 and the LG 55UF860 ranks No. 188885.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The LG 55UF950 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 55UF850 has a rating of "A+" and the LG 55UF860 has a rating of "A".

Awards

2 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
No awards found 5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
benchmark.pl: Good Product
M3.idg.se: Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
tek.no: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 21 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 128.19
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 130.02
Purchase price £ 945.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,075.02
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 168.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 168.25
Purchase price £ 1,279.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,447.25
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
No data
0.84T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
200Hz 2,000Hz
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
 Passive
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Noise Reduction Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction feature
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Video App
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data 40W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data 4
BEST
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 3
BEST
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1 1
PC Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in port
 PC Audio in port
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
 2.0
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 3 4
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel Wireless Display technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Network browsing

Management Features

Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 DIVX
 DIVX
Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Digital Video Recorder
 Digital video recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages 2,000 pages 2,000 pages

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
80W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 105W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 153kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
50.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data 47.6mm
BEST
Weight
20.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data 19kg
BEST
Package Weight
25.9kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 26.5kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.4kg
BEST
22.2kg
Depth (with Stand)
260.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data 240mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
782mm 781.6mm 773mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234mm
BEST
1,234.8mm 1,236mm
Height
727mm 727.3mm 722mm
Width
1,234mm 1,234.8mm 1,236mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 810mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1,330mm

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included 3D glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
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