LG 55UF770 vs Sony KDL-55W809

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LG 55UF770
Sony KDL-55W809

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
34.3mm thinner Edit
The LG 55UF770 is a 56.7mm thick TV, whereas the Sony KDL-55W809 is a 91mm thick TV (34.3mm 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.

Available from 15 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF770 is "A+", but the rating of the Sony KDL-55W809 is "A+".
6 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Sony KDL-55W809 is a three USB 2.0 port TV, whereas 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.

Two more USB 3.0 ports Edit
The Sony KDL-55W809 has three USB 3.0 ports, however the LG 55UF770 only has one USB 3.0 port.
One more HDMI port Edit
The Sony KDL-55W809 has four HDMI ports, however 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.

19% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-55W809 is a 104kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 19kWh lower than the LG 55UF770 (104kWh). 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.

£120 cheaper
The Sony KDL-55W809 costs £120 less than the LG 55UF770.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-55W809 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 55UF770 is "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 55UF770 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Sony KDL-55W809 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.

Two less USB 3.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 3.0 ports on the LG 55UF770 is one, but the Sony KDL-55W809 only has three USB 3.0 ports.
One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 55UF770 is three, but the Sony KDL-55W809 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF770 is a 123kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 19kWh higher than the Sony KDL-55W809 (104kWh). 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.

£120 more expensive
The LG 55UF770 is more expensive than the Sony KDL-55W809 by £120.
2 Reasons Against
34.3mm thicker Edit
Sony KDL-55W809 is 91mm thick, but the LG 55UF770 is a 56.7mm thick TV (34.3mm 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.

Less retailers
Only 3 stores sells the Sony KDL-55W809, whereas 18 retailers sell the LG 55UF770. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.

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Date Released

20 months Ago 20 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 £ 599.00
Total cost of ownership £ 735.43
Details
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Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

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.
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Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 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
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 139.7cm
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Noise Reduction Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
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 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

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
 PAL
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
App
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
Video App
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Operating System Version
2.0 5.0
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

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
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
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 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 BRAVIA Sync
 BRAVIA Sync
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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)
MHL Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
 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

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Video Format
 MP4
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
 MP4
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 AVCHD
 WEBM
 AVC
 3GPP
Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Digital Video Recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital video recorder
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Stored Teletext Page
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook

Design

Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
LED Indicator
 LED indicator
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
Smartphone Remote Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote feature
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
84W 75W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh 104kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
56.7mm
BEST
91mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 17kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 31kg
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 169 x 828 x 1328
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18kg
Depth (with Stand)
261mm 210mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
778mm 753mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,230mm
BEST
Height
722mm 715mm
BEST
Width
1,240mm 1,230mm
BEST
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 828mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,328mm

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
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Subwoofer Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subwoofer out port
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Dynamic Backlight Control,Power Saving Mode,Back Light Off Mode
Clear Phase Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Other Features

Dimension
Unknown - Click to provide data 1230 x 753 x 210
Sound Enhancement
Unknown - Click to provide data ClearPhase,Signal-to-Sound Architecture,S-Master Digital Amplifier,S-Force Front Surround
Multimedia
Unknown - Click to provide data Screen mirroring
Stereo Sound
Unknown - Click to provide data Stereo
Picture Enhancement
Unknown - Click to provide data X-Reality PRO
Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20
HDMI 2
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1230 x 753 x 210
Smart TV Applications
Unknown - Click to provide data BBC iPlayer,Demand 5,Netflix,Amazon Prime,SEN Sony Entertainment Network,App store: Opera App Store & Google Play Store,Custom homepage,Full internet browser: Opera,Facebook,Twitter
Surround Modes
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1230 x 715 x 61
Packaging Content
Unknown - Click to provide data Sony BRAVIA 55W809CBU Smart 3D 55 LED TV,Standard remote control,User manual,AC power cable,Batteries,Screws,Tabletop stand
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