LG 55UF850 vs Sony KD-55X8507

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LG 55UF850
Sony KD-55X8507

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF850 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, whereas the Sony KD-55X8507 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV (43kWh 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.

19% thinner Edit
The LG 55UF850 has a thickness of 50.8mm. That's 9.2mm thinner than the Sony KD-55X8507 (60mm). 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.

Cheaper by £299
The LG 55UF850 is £299 cheaper than the Sony KD-55X8507.
Cheaper to run by £57.29
Over five years the LG 55UF850 only costs £130.02 to run however the Sony KD-55X8507 costs £187.31 to run (44% more). Read more
Better selling
The LG 55UF850 ranks No. 147585 by number of sales, whereas the Sony KD-55X8507 ranks No. 251742.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55UF850 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Sony KD-55X8507 has a rating of "A".
5 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Sony KD-55X8507 is three, but the LG 55UF850 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Sony KD-55X8507 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the LG 55UF850 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.

3% lighter Edit
Sony KD-55X8507 is 19.9kg heavy. That's 500g lighter than the LG 55UF850 (19.9kg). 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.

Available from 2 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Expert reviews are moderately better
Based on 1 review, the Sony KD-55X8507 has an average expert review score of 80%, whereas the LG 55UF850 has an average rating of 76% (based on 17 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 55UF850 is two, but the Sony KD-55X8507 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.

Only three HDMI ports Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a three HDMI port TV, whereas the Sony KD-55X8507 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.

A little heavier Edit
LG 55UF850 is 20.4kg heavy, but the Sony KD-55X8507 is a 19.9kg heavy TV (500g 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.

Fewer sellers
The LG 55UF850 is only stocked by 3 sellers, but the Sony KD-55X8507 is stocked by 5 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Expert review Rating is slightly Worse
The average expert rating of the LG 55UF850 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the Sony KD-55X8507 is 80% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
27% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55X8507 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 43kWh higher than the LG 55UF850 (160kWh). 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.

16% thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55X8507 has a thickness of 60mm, however the LG 55UF850 is a 50.8mm thick TV (9.2mm thinner). 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.

£299 more expensive
The Sony KD-55X8507 is more expensive than the LG 55UF850 by £299.
44% higher running costs over five years
The Sony KD-55X8507 costs £187.31 to run which is £57.29 more to run than the LG 55UF850 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Sony KD-55X8507 ranks No. 251742 by sales volume, whereas the LG 55UF850 ranks No. 147585.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Sony KD-55X8507 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the LG 55UF850 has a rating of "A+".

Awards

2 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

22 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 £ 470.00
Total cost of ownership £ 600.02
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 187.31
Purchase price £ 769.00
Total cost of ownership £ 956.31
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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.
0.93T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 900Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

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+
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
Video App
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0
Operating System
 Android
 Android

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
 Mobile high-definition link
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection
Near Field Communication
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication

Management Features

On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Picture and Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Digital Video Recorder
 Digital video recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
80W
BEST
115W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh
BEST
160kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
50.8mm
BEST
60mm
Weight
20.4kg 19.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
25.9kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21kg
Depth (with Stand)
260.6mm 222mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
782mm 759mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234mm
BEST
1,236mm
Height
727mm 722mm
Width
1,234mm 1,236mm

Packaging Content

Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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