LG 55EC930 vs LG 55UF860

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LG 55EC930
LG 55UF860

Top Prices

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FREE Standard delivery
In stock
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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 55EC930 is a three USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the LG 55UF860 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 LG 55EC930 has four HDMI ports, however the LG 55UF860 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.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55EC930 is "A", however the rating of the LG 55UF860 is "A".
Expert reviews are vastly better
Based on 40 expert reviews, the LG 55EC930 has an average review score of 88%, however the LG 55UF860 has an average rating of 67% (based on 3 reviews).
5 Reasons For
One more RF port Edit
The LG 55UF860 is a two RF port TV, whereas the LG 55EC930 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.

£636 cheaper
The LG 55UF860 costs £699.00, whereas the LG 55EC930 is £1,334.99.
Available from 12 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF860 is "A", but the rating of the LG 55EC930 is "A".
User reviews are marginally better
Based on 15 reviews, the LG 55UF860 has an average user review score of 99%, but the LG 55EC930 has an average rating of 95% (based on 157 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
One less RF port Edit
The number of RF ports on the LG 55EC930 is one, but the LG 55UF860 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.

£636 more expensive
The LG 55EC930 is more expensive than the LG 55UF860 by £635.99.
Less retailers
Only 7 retailers sells the LG 55EC930, whereas 19 retailers sell the LG 55UF860. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Eight months older
The LG 55EC930 is older than the LG 55UF860 by eight months.
A little Lower user review Score
The LG 55EC930's average user rating is 95%, however the LG 55UF860's is 99% (based on 15 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 55UF860 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 55EC930 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 55UF860 is three, but the LG 55EC930 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.

Hugely Lower expert review Score
The LG 55UF860 only has an average expert rating of 67%, but the LG 55EC930 has an average expert rating of 88% (based on 40 reviews).

Awards

13 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
avforums.com: Best Buy
Digital Versus: 5 Star
flatpanels.dk: Top Recommendation
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
hi-tech.mail.ru/: Recommended
homecinemachoice.com: Recommended
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
log.com.tr: Editor's Choice
Pocket Lint: Recommended
Techradar: Recommended
techradar.com/au/: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
No awards found

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 169.85
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 171.68
Purchase price £ 1,334.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,506.67
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.85T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000Hz
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
3D Technology
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
Display Diagonal
138cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

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

Audio

RMS Rated Power
40W Unknown - Click to provide data
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital
Sound Mode
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
AptX Audio Decoding
 AptX audio decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data

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
1 2
BEST
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
PC Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in port
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
4
BEST
3
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
Unknown - Click to provide data
MHL Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
BEST
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/off Timer
 On/off timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
34 Unknown - Click to provide data
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 H.265
Audio Format
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AAC++
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages 2,000 pages

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Heavy Metals Free
 Hg (mercury)
 Hg (mercury)
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

Wall Mountable
 Wall mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
106W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
155kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 110
 110 - 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 110
 110 - 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
80mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
14.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
22.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
16.4kg
BEST
20.4kg
Depth (with Stand)
204mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
753mm
BEST
781.6mm
Width (with Stand)
1,225mm
BEST
1,234.8mm
Height
715mm
BEST
727.3mm
Width
1,225mm
BEST
1,234.8mm
Packaging Height
256mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Depth
845mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,330mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
 Included 3D glasses
 Included 3D glasses
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Included
3
BEST
2
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
Warranty Card
 Warranty card
Unknown - Click to provide data
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