LG 32LF5800 vs Samsung UE32J5200

LG 32LF5800
Samsung UE32J5200

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Internet browser Edit
The LG 32LF5800 has an internet browser, whereas the Samsung UE32J5200 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.

10W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 32LF5800 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the Samsung UE32J5200 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W 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.

Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 32LF5800 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Samsung UE32J5200 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 32LF5800 is three, but the Samsung UE32J5200 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.

13.5mm thinner Edit
The LG 32LF5800 is a 55.5mm thick TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5200 is a 69mm thick TV (13.5mm 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.

5 Reasons For
Two RF ports Edit
The number of RF ports on the Samsung UE32J5200 is two, but the LG 32LF5800 only has one RF port. Read more

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.

Mobile high-definition link Edit
The Samsung UE32J5200 has a mobile high-definition link, but the LG 32LF5800 does not.
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE32J5200 has an annual energy consumption of 44kWh, however the LG 32LF5800 is a 58kWh annual energy consumption TV (14kWh 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.

Significantly lighter Edit
The Samsung UE32J5200 is a 3.9kg heavy TV, whereas the LG 32LF5800 is a 6kg heavy TV (2.1kg 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.

Energy efficiency rating is better
The Samsung UE32J5200 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the LG 32LF5800 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
One less RF port Edit
The LG 32LF5800 is a one RF port TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5200 only has two RF ports. Read more

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.

Does not have a mobile high-definition link Edit
The LG 32LF5800 does not have a mobile high-definition link, however the Samsung UE32J5200 does.
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 32LF5800 is a 58kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 14kWh higher than the Samsung UE32J5200 (44kWh). 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.

36% heavier Edit
The LG 32LF5800 has a weight of 6kg. That's 2.1kg heavier than the Samsung UE32J5200 (3.9kg). 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.

Three months older
The LG 32LF5800 is older than the Samsung UE32J5200 by three months.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The LG 32LF5800 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Samsung UE32J5200 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons Against
Does not have an internet browser Edit
The Samsung UE32J5200 does not have an internet browser, whereas the LG 32LF5800 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.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE32J5200 is a 10W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W lower than the LG 32LF5800 (10W). 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 USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Samsung UE32J5200 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the LG 32LF5800 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 Samsung UE32J5200 has two HDMI ports, however the LG 32LF5800 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.

Thicker Edit
Samsung UE32J5200 is 69mm thick. That's 13.5mm thicker than the LG 32LF5800 (69mm). 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.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 18 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 65.93
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 200
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustment
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
Display Diagonal
81cm
BEST
80cm
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
BEST
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video App
 YouTube
 YouTube
Operating System
 NetCast OS
 NetCast OS

Audio

Audio System
Virtual Surround Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
10W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital Plus
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
AptX Audio Decoding
 AptX audio decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
1 2
BEST
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
 Mobile high-definition link
BEST

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
 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
Automatic Shut Off Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off function
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 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
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
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++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
40W 30W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
58kWh 44kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 66W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
55.5mm
BEST
69mm
Weight
6kg 3.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.6kg
Weight (with Stand)
6.2kg 4kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
207mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
481mm 460.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
732mm
BEST
741mm
Height
431mm 436mm
Width
732mm 741mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 497mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 882mm

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
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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