LG 32LF632 vs Samsung UE32J5502

LG 32LF632
Samsung UE32J5502

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Common interface connection Edit
The LG 32LF632 has a common interface connection, whereas the Samsung UE32J5502 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.

Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 32LF632 is three, but the Samsung UE32J5502 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.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 32LF632 is a 55kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 3kWh lower than the Samsung UE32J5502 (58kWh). 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% thinner Edit
The LG 32LF632 has a thickness of 55.3mm, however the Samsung UE32J5502 is a 66.6mm thick TV (11.3mm thicker). 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 £6.41
The LG 32LF632 only costs £62.72 to run over five years however the Samsung UE32J5502 costs £69.13 to run (10% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 32LF632 is "A", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE32J5502 is "A".
3 Reasons For
Two RF ports Edit
The Samsung UE32J5502 is a two RF port TV, whereas the LG 32LF632 only has one RF port. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

13% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE32J5502 has a weight of 4.7kg, however the LG 32LF632 is a 5.3kg heavy TV (600g 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.

Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE32J5502 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 32LF632 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
One less RF port Edit
The LG 32LF632 has one RF port, however the Samsung UE32J5502 only has two RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Heavier Edit
LG 32LF632 is 5.3kg heavy. That's 600g heavier than the Samsung UE32J5502 (4.7kg). 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 LG 32LF632 is older than the Samsung UE32J5502 by one month.
5 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE32J5502 does not have a common interface connection, whereas the LG 32LF632 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.

One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung UE32J5502 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 32LF632 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.

3kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE32J5502 has an annual energy consumption of 58kWh, but the LG 32LF632 is a 55kWh annual energy consumption TV (3kWh 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.

11.3mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE32J5502 is a 66.6mm thick TV. That's 11.3mm thicker than the LG 32LF632 (66.6mm). 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £6.41
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE32J5502 are £69.13 which is £6.41 more than the LG 32LF632. Show assumptions.

Date Released

21 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 60.89
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 62.72
Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 69.13

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 80cm
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Tuner
 analogue & digital
BEST
 analogue & digital

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Audio System
Dolby Digital Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital
 DTS

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
1 1
RF Port
1 2
BEST
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
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
3
BEST
2
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
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
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
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
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Audio Format
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 AAC++
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
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

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
38W
BEST
42W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
55kWh
BEST
58kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
55.3mm
BEST
66.6mm
Weight
5.3kg 4.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2kg
Weight (with Stand)
6.1kg 5.1kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 207.6mm
Height (with Stand)
483mm 471.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
734mm 721.4mm
BEST
Height
438mm 424.8mm
Width
734mm 721.4mm
Packaging Height
510mm
BEST
522mm
Packaging Width
800mm
BEST
901mm

Packaging Content

Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
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
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