LG 65EF950 vs Samsung UE55JU6072

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LG 65EF950
Samsung UE55JU6072

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
16% larger screen size Edit
The LG 65EF950 has a screen size of 65", however the Samsung UE55JU6072 is only a 55" TV (10" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Thinner Edit
The LG 65EF950 is a 49.9mm thick TV. That's 0.2mm thinner than the Samsung UE55JU6072 (50.1mm). 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.

Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 65EF950 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE55JU6072 has a rating of "A+".
4 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6072 is a 115kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 51kWh lower than the LG 65EF950 (115kWh). 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.

Lighter Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6072 has a weight of 15.9kg. That's 4kg lighter than the LG 65EF950 (15.9kg). 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.

£49.67 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE55JU6072 only costs £134.83 to run over five years whereas the LG 65EF950 costs £184.50 to run (37% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU6072 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 65EF950 is "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
A lot higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 65EF950 has an annual energy consumption of 166kWh, but the Samsung UE55JU6072 is a 115kWh annual energy consumption TV (51kWh lower). 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.

21% heavier Edit
The LG 65EF950 has a weight of 19.9kg, however the Samsung UE55JU6072 is a 15.9kg heavy TV (4kg 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.

Older by three months
The LG 65EF950 is three months older than the Samsung UE55JU6072.
£49.67 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG 65EF950 are £184.50 which is £49.67 more than the Samsung UE55JU6072. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
19% smaller screen size Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6072 is a 55" TV. That's 10" smaller than the LG 65EF950 (55"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

0.2mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6072 is a 50.1mm thick TV, whereas the LG 65EF950 is a 49.9mm thick TV (0.2mm 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.

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Awards

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 182.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 184.50
Purchase price £ 2,999.00
Total cost of ownership £ 3,183.50
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 133.00
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 134.83

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.92T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
65"
BEST
55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
3D Technology
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 800
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
164cm
BEST
138cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Sound Mode
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
AptX Audio Decoding
 AptX audio decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

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

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
 Bluetooth connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
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
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
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
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise Plus
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
114W 83W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
166kWh 115kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 195W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
Ziggo Certified
 Ziggo certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
49.9mm
BEST
50.1mm
Weight
19.9kg 15.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
33.7kg 20.6kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
24.5kg 16.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
236mm
BEST
277.8mm
Height (with Stand)
883mm 787.5mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,450mm 1,242.6mm
BEST
Height
842mm 718.5mm
BEST
Width
1,450mm 1,242.6mm
BEST
Packaging Height
935mm 815mm
BEST
Packaging Depth
228mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,679mm 1,419mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
 Included 3D glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Included
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
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