LG 55UF8607 vs Panasonic TX-55CR852

LG 55UF8607
Panasonic TX-55CR852

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Hugely lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF8607 has an annual energy consumption of 123kWh, but the Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 190kWh annual energy consumption TV (67kWh 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.

22% lighter Edit
The LG 55UF8607 has a weight of 19.3kg, however the Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 23.5kg heavy TV (4.2kg 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.

£83.10 cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 55UF8607 only costs £136.43 to run whereas the Panasonic TX-55CR852 costs £219.53 to run (61% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 55UF8607 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Panasonic TX-55CR852 has a rating of "B".
3 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the LG 55UF8607 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W 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.

Common interface plus Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 supports common interface plus, whereas the LG 55UF8607 does not support common interface plus.
Local dimming Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 features local dimming, whereas the LG 55UF8607 does not feature local dimming. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF8607 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the Panasonic TX-55CR852 (40W). 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.

Does not support common interface plus Edit
The LG 55UF8607 does not support common interface plus, however the Panasonic TX-55CR852 supports common interface plus.
Does not feature local dimming Edit
The LG 55UF8607 does not feature local dimming, however the Panasonic TX-55CR852 features local dimming. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

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5 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is a 190kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 67kWh higher than the LG 55UF8607 (190kWh). 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.

18% heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 has a weight of 23.5kg. That's 4.2kg heavier than the LG 55UF8607 (23.5kg). 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.

One month older
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 is older than the LG 55UF8607 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 61%
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 costs £219.53 to run which is £83.10 more to run than the LG 55UF8607 over five years. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Panasonic TX-55CR852 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the LG 55UF8607 has a rating of "A+".

Date Released

18 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43
Electricity cost - switched on £ 219.53
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 219.53
Purchase price £ 770.00
Total cost of ownership £ 989.53
Details

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.
1.1T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
28
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,600Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
 2160p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1700 Unknown - Click to provide data
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal
139cm Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory Capacity
4GB Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Harman / Kardon Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 40W
BEST
Loudspeaker
4 4
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital Plus
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
BEST
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in Port
 PC Audio in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 3
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 1

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

On/off Timer
 On/off timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture and Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
Picture in Picture Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide
On Screen Display Language
 ENG
 ENG
Picture and Text Management
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and text management
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode

Performance

Memory Card
 SD
 SD
Integrated Card Reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Integrated card reader
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Video Recorder
 Digital video recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
BEST
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Stored Teletext Page
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,500 pages

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
84W
BEST
137W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh
BEST
190kWh
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
Energy Star Certification
 Energy Star certification
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
51mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
19.3kg
BEST
23.5kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 33kg
Weight (with Stand)
20.4kg
BEST
26kg
Depth (with Stand)
261mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
782mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,235mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
728mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,235mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
 Included 3D glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Included
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
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