LG 55LF561 vs Samsung UE55JU6445

LG 55LF561
Samsung UE55JU6445

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Common interface connection Edit
The LG 55LF561 has a common interface connection, however the Samsung UE55JU6445 does not. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55LF561 has an annual energy consumption of 93kWh, however the Samsung UE55JU6445 is a 118kWh annual energy consumption TV (25kWh 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 55LF561 is 55.8mm thick. That's 7.4mm thinner than the Samsung UE55JU6445 (63.2mm). 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.

Marginally lighter Edit
The LG 55LF561 is a 13.8kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6445 is a 15kg heavy TV (1.2kg 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.

25% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 55LF561 only costs £104.16 to run but the Samsung UE55JU6445 costs £138.03 to run (33% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 55LF561 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Samsung UE55JU6445 has a rating of "A+".
8 Reasons For
10% larger screen size Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 is a 55" TV. That's 5" larger than the LG 55LF561 (55"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Smart TV features Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 supports smart TV features, but the LG 55LF561 does not support smart TV features. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Internet browser Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 has an internet browser, whereas the LG 55LF561 does not have an internet browser. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 55LF561 only has one USB 2.0 port. 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.

Two more HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung UE55JU6445 is four, but the LG 55LF561 only has two 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.

WiFi connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 has a WiFi connection, however the LG 55LF561 does not have a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the LG 55LF561 does not.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU6445 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 55LF561 is "A+".

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
5" smaller screen size Edit
The LG 55LF561 has a screen size of 50", whereas the Samsung UE55JU6445 is a 55" TV (5" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Does not support smart TV features Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not support smart TV features, but the Samsung UE55JU6445 supports smart TV features. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Does not have an internet browser Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not have an internet browser, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6445 has an internet browser. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 55LF561 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6445 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 two HDMI ports Edit
The LG 55LF561 has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung UE55JU6445 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.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not have a WiFi connection, however the Samsung UE55JU6445 has a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Samsung UE55JU6445 does.
Older by two months
The LG 55LF561 is two months older than the Samsung UE55JU6445.
5 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 does not have a common interface connection, whereas the LG 55LF561 has a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 is a 118kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 25kWh higher than the LG 55LF561 (118kWh). 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.

7.4mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 is a 63.2mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55LF561 is a 55.8mm thick TV (7.4mm 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.

Heavier Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6445 has a weight of 15kg. That's 1.2kg heavier than the LG 55LF561 (15kg). 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 to run over five years by 33%
Over five years the Samsung UE55JU6445 costs £138.03 to run which is £33.87 more to run than the LG 55LF561. Show assumptions.

Date Released

21 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 104.16
Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
50" 55"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1000
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 138cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
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

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
BEST
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
BEST
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
BEST
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART 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
1 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link

Networking

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

Management Features

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

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise Plus

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
65W
BEST
85W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
93kWh
BEST
118kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 198W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
55.8mm
BEST
63.2mm
Weight
13.8kg
BEST
15kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.4kg
Weight (with Stand)
14.2kg
BEST
17.3kg
Depth (with Stand)
255mm
BEST
267.5mm
Height (with Stand)
708mm
BEST
763.4mm
Width (with Stand)
1,128mm
BEST
1,242.6mm
Height
860mm 718.4mm
BEST
Width
1,128mm
BEST
1,242.6mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 815mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,417mm

Packaging Content

Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1250A
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
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