LG 55LF561 vs Samsung UE50JU6800

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LG 55LF561
Samsung UE50JU6800

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Common interface connection Edit
The LG 55LF561 has a common interface connection, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 does not have 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.

36kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55LF561 has an annual energy consumption of 93kWh, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 129kWh annual energy consumption TV (36kWh 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.

14% thinner Edit
The LG 55LF561 has a thickness of 55.8mm. That's 7.4mm thinner than the Samsung UE50JU6800 (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.

Cheaper to run by £46.69
Over five years the LG 55LF561 is £46.69 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE50JU6800. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55LF561 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 has a rating of "A".
7 Reasons For
Smart TV features Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 supports smart TV features, whereas 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 UE50JU6800 has an internet browser, however 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 number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE50JU6800 is three, but 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 Samsung UE50JU6800 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas 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 UE50JU6800 has a WiFi connection, but 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 UE50JU6800 has an Ethernet LAN connection, whereas the LG 55LF561 does not.
Lighter Edit
Samsung UE50JU6800 is 13.4kg heavy. That's 400g lighter than the LG 55LF561 (13.4kg). 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.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV features Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not support smart TV features, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 does. 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, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 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 number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 55LF561 is one, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 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 is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 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, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 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, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
400g heavier Edit
LG 55LF561 is 13.8kg heavy, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 13.4kg heavy TV (400g 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.

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Older by four months
The LG 55LF561 is four months older than the Samsung UE50JU6800.
5 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 does not have a common interface connection, however 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 UE50JU6800 is a 129kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 36kWh higher than the LG 55LF561 (129kWh). 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.

12% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has a thickness of 63.2mm, however 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.

More expensive to run over five years by 45%
Over five years the Samsung UE50JU6800 costs £150.85 to run which is £46.69 more to run than the LG 55LF561. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the LG 55LF561 has a rating of "A+".

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
benchmark.pl: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 17 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 1 Year

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 104.16
Electricity cost - switched on £ 149.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 150.85
Purchase price £ 777.71
Total cost of ownership £ 928.56
Details

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.
0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
50" 50"
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
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 127cm
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 140Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 400 cd/m²
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 125cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
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
App
 Skype
 Skype
BEST
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1

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 1
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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
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
Automatic Shut Off Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off function
Smart Mode
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
Upgradeable Firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Upgradeable firmware
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
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
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
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
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
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
Smartphone Remote Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote feature
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
65W
BEST
93W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
93kWh
BEST
129kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 226W
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 13.4kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 19.2kg
Package Dimensions
Unknown - Click to provide data 1362 x 748 x 152
Weight (with Stand)
14.2kg
BEST
14.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
255mm
BEST
310.5mm
Height (with Stand)
708mm 706.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,128mm
BEST
1,128.9mm
Height
860mm 654.4mm
BEST
Width
1,128mm
BEST
1,128.9mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 748mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,362mm

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
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1250A
Mounting Kit
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mounting kit
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
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide

Technical Details

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Other Features
Unknown - Click to provide data Eco Sensor,Auto Power Off

Other Features

Dimension
Unknown - Click to provide data 1128.9 x 719.6 x 310.5
Sound Enhancement
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Premium Sound 5.1,DTS Studio Sound,Dolby Digital Plus
Multimedia
Unknown - Click to provide data Screen mirroring
Stereo Sound
Unknown - Click to provide data Stereo
Picture Enhancement
Unknown - Click to provide data SUHD Remastering Engine
Audio Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20
Dimming Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Micro
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1128.9 x 719.6 x 310.5
Smart TV Applications
Unknown - Click to provide data BBC iPlayer,ITV player,All 4,Demand 5,Netflix,Amazon Prime,built-in UHD content,App store: Samsung App Store,Full internet browser,Facebook,Twitter,Skype,Please note: Apps shown are available or coming soon on all 2015 Smart TV models,Blu-Ray and Home Theatre Players.
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1128.9 x 654.4 x 310.5
Packaging Content
Unknown - Click to provide data Samsung UE50JU6800 Smart Ultra HD 4k 50 LED TV,Remote control,User manual,E manual,AC power cable
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