LG 55LH604 vs Philips 55HFL5010

LG 55LH604
Philips 55HFL5010

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
840Hz faster refresh rate Edit
The LG 55LH604 has a refresh rate of 900Hz, whereas the Philips 55HFL5010 is only a 60Hz refresh rate TV (840Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 55LH604 is two, but the Philips 55HFL5010 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.

Three HDMI ports Edit
The LG 55LH604 is a three HDMI port TV, whereas the Philips 55HFL5010 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.

Cheaper by £30
The LG 55LH604 is £30.02 cheaper than the Philips 55HFL5010.
38 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.
4 Reasons For
Slightly lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 has an annual energy consumption of 76kWh, however the LG 55LH604 is a 77kWh annual energy consumption TV (1kWh 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.

A bit lighter Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 is a 15.3kg heavy TV, whereas the LG 55LH604 is a 16.3kg heavy TV (1kg 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.

3% cheaper to run
Over five years the Philips 55HFL5010 only costs £85.15 to run but the LG 55LH604 costs £87.97 to run (3% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Philips 55HFL5010 has an energy efficiency rating of "A++", however the LG 55LH604 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
A little higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55LH604 has an annual energy consumption of 77kWh, whereas the Philips 55HFL5010 is a 76kWh annual energy consumption TV (1kWh 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.

Moderately heavier Edit
LG 55LH604 is 16.3kg heavy, but the Philips 55HFL5010 is a 15.3kg heavy TV (1kg 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.

£2.82 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG 55LH604 are £87.97 which is £2.82 more than the Philips 55HFL5010. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55LH604 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Philips 55HFL5010 is "A++".
6 Reasons Against
Vastly slower refresh rate Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 has a refresh rate of 60Hz, however the LG 55LH604 is a 900Hz refresh rate TV (840Hz faster). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the LG 55LH604 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.

Only two HDMI ports Edit
The Philips 55HFL5010 has two HDMI ports, however the LG 55LH604 only has three 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.

More expensive by £30
The Philips 55HFL5010 is £30.02 more expensive than the LG 55LH604.
Less retailers
The Philips 55HFL5010 is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the LG 55LH604 is stocked by 41 stores. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Older by eight months
The Philips 55HFL5010 is eight months older than the LG 55LH604.

Date Released

9 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 84.93
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 87.97
Purchase price £ 569.97
Total cost of ownership £ 657.94
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 83.32
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 85.15
Purchase price £ 599.99
Total cost of ownership £ 685.14
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
900Hz
BEST
60Hz
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
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
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

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
 PAL

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
App
 Google Apps
BEST
 Google Apps
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Video App
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Music App
 Spotify
 Spotify
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
News App
 BBC
 BBC
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 MS10
 MS10
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby MS10

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
Audio Input Port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port for DVI
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
 1.4
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3
BEST
2
Consumer Electronics Control
 EasyLink
 EasyLink
VGA Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RJ-48 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RJ-48 port

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
Smart Mode
 Store
 Store
Upgradeable Firmware
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Upgradeable firmware
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
34 Unknown - Click to provide data
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Video Format
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Processor Core
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Google Application
 Google Play
 Google+
 Google Play
 Google+
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SSA
 ASS
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
Swivelling Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Swivelling stand
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
53W 52W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
 A++
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
77kWh 76kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
41.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
16.3kg 15.3kg
BEST
Package Weight
21.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Dimensions
720 x 1241 x 41.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
16.6kg
BEST
17.8kg
Depth (with Stand)
216mm
BEST
266mm
Height (with Stand)
775mm
BEST
778mm
Width (with Stand)
1,241mm 1,239mm
BEST
Height
720mm 712mm
Width
1,241mm 1,239mm
Packaging Height
835mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,360mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Wake-On-LAN
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Other Features

Sound Enhancement
Virtual Surround Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia
Screen mirroring with Android Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement
Triple XD Engine Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB
DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner - DVB-S2 Freesat HD Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart TV Applications
Catch up TV: BBC iPlayer, My 5 - Streaming: Netflix, Amazon Prime, Wuaki TV, Now TV, Spotify - App store: LG Content store, Google Play - Full internet browser: webOS Unknown - Click to provide data
Prison Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Prison mode
Packaging Content
LG 55LH604V Smart 55" LED TV - Remote control - Power cable - AAA batteries Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Special Features

Photo Share
 Photo Share
Unknown - Click to provide data
Football Mode
 Football mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
X-Reality PRO
 X-Reality PRO
Unknown - Click to provide data
Triluminos Display
 Triluminos Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
 Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
Unknown - Click to provide data
ClearAudio+
 ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Depth Enhancer
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motionflow XR
 Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
 Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrasting
 Dynamic contrasting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
ClearAudio+
 ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
ConnectShare
 ConnectShare
Unknown - Click to provide data
4K X-Reality Pro
 4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
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