LG 55EA870 vs Philips 55PFK6300

LG 55EA870
Philips 55PFK6300

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 55EA870 is two, but the Philips 55PFK6300 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.

PC in port Edit
The LG 55EA870 has a PC in port, whereas the Philips 55PFK6300 does not. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Two more HDMI ports Edit
The LG 55EA870 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the Philips 55PFK6300 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.

3 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 55PFK6300 has an annual energy consumption of 104kWh, whereas the LG 55EA870 is a 142kWh annual energy consumption TV (38kWh 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.

Cheaper to run by £40.67
Over five years the Philips 55PFK6300 only costs £117.20 to run however the LG 55EA870 costs £157.87 to run (35% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Philips 55PFK6300 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55EA870 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55EA870 is a 142kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 38kWh higher than the Philips 55PFK6300 (104kWh). 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.

Five months older
The LG 55EA870 is older than the Philips 55PFK6300 by five months.
More expensive to run over five years by 35%
Over five years the LG 55EA870 costs £157.87 to run which is £40.67 more to run than the Philips 55PFK6300. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The LG 55EA870 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Philips 55PFK6300 has a rating of "A+".
4 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Philips 55PFK6300 is one, but the LG 55EA870 only has two 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.

Does not have a PC in port Edit
The Philips 55PFK6300 does not have a PC in port, however the LG 55EA870 does. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Only two HDMI ports Edit
The Philips 55PFK6300 is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the LG 55EA870 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.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 155.43
Electricity cost - standby £ 2.44
Total running cost £ 157.87
Purchase price £ 1,799.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,956.87
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 115.37
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 117.20

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.78T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.78 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.58T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.58 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 700Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
 PMR (Perfect Motion Rate)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 cd/m²
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 140cm

TV Tuner

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
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Auto Volume Leveler
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto volume leveler

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
BEST
 PC in port
HDMI Port
4
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Automatic Shut Off Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off function
Upgradeable Firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Upgradeable firmware
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
OSD Language
33 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPEG XR
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPEG XR
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages

Design

LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indicator

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch

Power

Typical Power Consumption
97W 72W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.4W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
142kWh 104kWh
BEST
Power Consumption When Switched Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
Unknown - Click to provide data 48mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 17kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 26.5kg
Weight (with Stand)
13.8kg
BEST
20.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
250mm
BEST
279mm
Height (with Stand)
715mm
BEST
777mm
Width (with Stand)
1,230mm
BEST
1,235mm
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 711mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,235mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 825mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,330mm

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
 Included 3D glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Included
4 Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Other Features

USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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