LG 55LF5610 vs Sony KD-55X8005

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LG 55LF5610
Sony KD-55X8005

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
100Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 55LF5610 has a motion interpolation frequency of 300Hz, however the Sony KD-55X8005 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Common interface connection Edit
The LG 55LF5610 has a common interface connection, whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 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.

Cheaper by £129
The LG 55LF5610 is £129 cheaper than the Sony KD-55X8005.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55LF5610 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 has a rating of "A".
10 Reasons For
Smart TV features Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 supports smart TV features, however the LG 55LF5610 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 Sony KD-55X8005 has an internet browser, but the LG 55LF5610 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.

Two composite video in ports Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 is a two composite video in port TV, whereas the LG 55LF5610 only has one composite video in port. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 is a three USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the LG 55LF5610 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 Sony KD-55X8005 has four HDMI ports, however the LG 55LF5610 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.

Mobile high-definition link Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 has a mobile high-definition link, but the LG 55LF5610 does not have a mobile high-definition link.
WiFi connection Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 has a WiFi connection, whereas the LG 55LF5610 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 Sony KD-55X8005 has an Ethernet LAN connection, however the LG 55LF5610 does not.
More popular
The Sony KD-55X8005 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 10105 by sales volume in our TVs, however the LG 55LF5610 ranks No. 102069.
User reviews are vastly better
The Sony KD-55X8005 has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, however the LG 55LF5610 has an average rating of 72% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV features Edit
The LG 55LF5610 does not support smart TV features, however the Sony KD-55X8005 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 55LF5610 does not have an internet browser, but the Sony KD-55X8005 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.

One less composite video in port Edit
The number of composite video in ports on the LG 55LF5610 is one, but the Sony KD-55X8005 only has two composite video in ports. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

Two less USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 55LF5610 is one, but the Sony KD-55X8005 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 55LF5610 is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 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 mobile high-definition link Edit
The LG 55LF5610 does not have a mobile high-definition link, but the Sony KD-55X8005 has a mobile high-definition link.
Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The LG 55LF5610 does not have a WiFi connection, whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 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 55LF5610 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, however the Sony KD-55X8005 does.
Older by six months
The LG 55LF5610 is six months older than the Sony KD-55X8005.
Less popular
The LG 55LF5610 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 102069 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 ranks No. 10105.
User review Rating is significantly Worse
The average user rating of the LG 55LF5610 is only 72%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony KD-55X8005 is 100% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
50% slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz slower than the LG 55LF5610 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 does not have a common interface connection, but the LG 55LF5610 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.

£129 more expensive
The Sony KD-55X8005 is more expensive than the LG 55LF5610 by £129.
Less retailers
Only 5 stores sells the Sony KD-55X8005, whereas 9 retailers sell the LG 55LF5610. 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.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Sony KD-55X8005 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the LG 55LF5610 has a rating of "A+".

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 16 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 120.18
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 122.01
Purchase price £ 599.00
Total cost of ownership £ 721.01
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.61T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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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
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
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
300Hz
BEST
200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
139cm 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
BEST
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
BEST
Operating System
 Android
 Android

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
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
 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
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 2
BEST
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
2 4
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
 Mobile high-definition link
BEST
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
 On/off timer
Picture and Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Picture in Picture Function
 Picture in picture function
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 32

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 XVID
 WEBM
 H.265
 3GPP
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 XVID
 WEBM
 H.265
 3GPP
Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AAC++
 FLAC
 WMA
 LPCM
 MP2
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AAC++
 FLAC
 WMA
 LPCM
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Playback
 24p playback
 24p playback
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
75W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
110kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
56.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
17.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
17.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
255mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
772mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,243mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
725mm 837mm
Width
1,243mm 1,362mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 837mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 229mm
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 RMT-TX100D
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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