LG 55UH661 vs Philips 55PUS6401

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LG 55UH661
Philips 55PUS6401

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Four processor cores Edit
The LG 55UH661 is a four processor core TV, whereas the Philips 55PUS6401 only has two processor cores.
24.1mm thinner Edit
The LG 55UH661 is a 60.9mm thick TV, whereas the Philips 55PUS6401 is an 85mm thick TV (24.1mm 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.

£50 cheaper
The LG 55UH661 costs £599.00, whereas the Philips 55PUS6401 is £649.00.
Available from 46 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH661 is "A+", but the rating of the Philips 55PUS6401 is "A+".
6 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 55UH661 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Philips 55PUS6401 is four, but the LG 55UH661 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.

10% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 is a 101kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 10kWh lower than the LG 55UH661 (101kWh). 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.

4% lighter Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 has a weight of 16kg. That's 500g lighter than the LG 55UH661 (16kg). 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.

£11.22 cheaper to run
The Philips 55PUS6401 is £11.22 cheaper to run than the LG 55UH661 over five years. Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 55PUS6401 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 55UH661 is "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 55UH661 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the Philips 55PUS6401 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 55UH661 is three, but the Philips 55PUS6401 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH661 is a 111kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 10kWh higher than the Philips 55PUS6401 (101kWh). 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.

Heavier Edit
The LG 55UH661 has a weight of 16.5kg. That's 500g heavier than the Philips 55PUS6401 (16kg). 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.

More expensive to run over five years by 10%
The LG 55UH661 costs £123.61 to run which is £11.22 more to run than the Philips 55PUS6401 over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Only two processor cores Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 is a two processor core TV, whereas the LG 55UH661 only has four processor cores.
A lot thicker Edit
The Philips 55PUS6401 is an 85mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55UH661 is a 60.9mm thick TV (24.1mm 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.

£50 more expensive
The Philips 55PUS6401 is more expensive than the LG 55UH661 by £50.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Philips 55PUS6401, however 47 retailers sell the LG 55UH661. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

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Date Released

9 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 121.78
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 123.61
Purchase price £ 599.00
Total cost of ownership £ 722.61
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 112.39
Purchase price £ 649.00
Total cost of ownership £ 761.39
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.61T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
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
Refresh Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 cd/m²
Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
1,700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
139cm 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° Unknown - Click to provide data

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
 Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
App
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
HbbTV
 HbbTV
 HbbTV
Video App
 YouTube
 YouTube
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Operating System Version
3.0 5.1
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data DTS Premium Sound
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS-HD

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 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 3
BEST
Audio Input Port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port for DVI
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Audio in Port
1 1
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)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Connector Type
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC
 F
 C
 IEC
 F, IEC

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Bluetooth Connection
 Bluetooth connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11n
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11ac
 802.11n
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
 Network browsing

Management Features

On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
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
Picture Mute (for Radio)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture mute (for radio)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Firmware Upgrade Method
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
 USB
 Network
 Auto upgrade wizard
Programming Period
8 day(s) 8 day(s)

Performance

Video Format
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
 VP8
 RV
 H.265
 VP9
 AVI
 M-JPEG
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 VC-1
 XVID
 VP8
 RV
 H.265
 VP9
 AVI
Audio Format
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 ADPCM
 AMR-WB
 HE-A
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 AMR
 WMA
 LPCM
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 ADPCM
 AMR-WB
 HE-A
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Child Lock
 Child lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Digital Video Recorder
 Digital video recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Clock Function
 Clock function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
4
BEST
2
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Ambient Lighting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient lighting
Ambient Lighting Type
 2-sided lighting
 2-sided lighting
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)

Design

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

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
76W 69W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
111kWh 101kWh
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
60.9mm
BEST
85mm
Weight
16.5kg 16kg
BEST
Package Weight
23.8kg 20.5kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
18.2kg 16.3kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
282mm 232mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
787mm 780mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,239mm
BEST
Height
721mm 725mm
Width
1,240mm 1,239mm
Packaging Height
860mm 840mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,360mm
BEST
1,420mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data AA
Remote Control Type
L-con Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

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

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
Timer
Yes Unknown - Click to provide data
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