LG 55UF770 vs Sony KD-55S8505

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LG 55UF770
Sony KD-55S8505

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Reasons For

7 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF770 has an annual energy consumption of 123kWh, however the Sony KD-55S8505 is a 157kWh annual energy consumption TV (34kWh 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.

Thinner Edit
LG 55UF770 is 56.7mm thick. That's 42.3mm thinner than the Sony KD-55S8505 (99mm). 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 £190
The LG 55UF770 costs £190 less than the Sony KD-55S8505.
15 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
25% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 55UF770 only costs £136.43 to run but the Sony KD-55S8505 costs £182.90 to run (34% more). Read more
Better selling
The LG 55UF770 ranks No. 62285 by number of sales, however the Sony KD-55S8505 ranks No. 327552.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 55UF770 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Sony KD-55S8505 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Sony KD-55S8505 is three, but the LG 55UF770 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.

Four HDMI ports Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the LG 55UF770 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.

Much better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Sony KD-55S8505 is 100%, whereas the average rating of the LG 55UF770 is 86% (based on 7 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 55UF770 is a two USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Sony KD-55S8505 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 55UF770 has three HDMI ports, however the Sony KD-55S8505 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.

User review Rating is much Worse
The LG 55UF770's average user score is 86%, however the Sony KD-55S8505's is 100% (based on 1 review).
8 Reasons Against
34kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has an annual energy consumption of 157kWh, whereas the LG 55UF770 is a 123kWh annual energy consumption TV (34kWh lower). 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.

Thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has a thickness of 99mm. That's 42.3mm thicker than the LG 55UF770 (99mm). 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.

More expensive by £190
The Sony KD-55S8505 is £190 more expensive than the LG 55UF770.
Fewer sellers
The Sony KD-55S8505 is only stocked by 6 shops, but the LG 55UF770 is stocked by 21 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by two months
The Sony KD-55S8505 is two months older than the LG 55UF770.
£46.47 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Sony KD-55S8505 are £182.90 which is £46.47 more than the LG 55UF770 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Sony KD-55S8505 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 327552 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the LG 55UF770 ranks No. 62285.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55S8505 is "A", whereas the rating of the LG 55UF770 is "A+".

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

20 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43
Purchase price £ 619.00
Total cost of ownership £ 755.43
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 182.90
Purchase price £ 809.00
Total cost of ownership £ 991.90
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 140cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
 Network browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Picture and Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Graphics
 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
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
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++
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Deep Colour
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Deep colour

Design

LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 73%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
84W
BEST
113W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh
BEST
157kWh
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 227W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
56.7mm
BEST
99mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 22.9kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 25.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
261mm
BEST
274mm
Height (with Stand)
778mm 767mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,234mm
BEST
Height
722mm 719mm
BEST
Width
1,240mm 1,234mm
BEST
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 869mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 218mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,351mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data R03
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data RMT-TX100D
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Feedback