LG 55UH668 vs LG 55UH850

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LG 55UH668
LG 55UH850

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
26% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH668 is a 99kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 25kWh lower than the LG 55UH850 (124kWh). 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.

6% lighter Edit
The LG 55UH668 is an 18.2kg heavy TV. That's 1kg lighter than the LG 55UH850 (19.2kg). 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.

£301 cheaper
The LG 55UH668 costs £301 less than the LG 55UH850.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
20% cheaper to run
The LG 55UH668 is £28.45 cheaper to run than the LG 55UH850 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH668 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 55UH850 is "A+".
4 Reasons For
1,500 bigger picture mastering index (PMI) Edit
The LG 55UH850 has a picture mastering index (PMI) of 2,700, whereas the LG 55UH668 is only a 1,200 TV (1,500 smaller).
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UH850 has an RMS rated power of 40W, but the LG 55UH668 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Thinner Edit
LG 55UH850 is 51.5mm thick, but the LG 55UH668 is a 60.9mm thick TV (9.4mm 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.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH850 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 55UH668 is "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Two times smaller picture mastering index (PMI) Edit
The LG 55UH668 has a picture mastering index (PMI) of 1,200, whereas the LG 55UH850 is a 2,700 TV (1,500 bigger).
Lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UH668 has an RMS rated power of 20W, but the LG 55UH850 is a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Thicker Edit
LG 55UH668 is 60.9mm thick, but the LG 55UH850 is a 51.5mm thick TV (9.4mm 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.

6 Reasons Against
21% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH850 is a 124kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 25kWh higher than the LG 55UH668 (124kWh). 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 55UH850 is a 19.2kg heavy TV. That's 1kg heavier than the LG 55UH668 (19.2kg). 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.

£301 more expensive
The LG 55UH850 is more expensive than the LG 55UH668 by £301.
Less retailers
Only 3 shops sells the LG 55UH850, whereas 4 sellers sell the LG 55UH668. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The LG 55UH850 is older than the LG 55UH668 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 26%
Over five years the running costs of the LG 55UH850 are £139.24 which is £28.45 more than the LG 55UH668. Show assumptions.

Average Expert Rating

Date Released

9 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 110.79
Purchase price £ 799.00
Total cost of ownership £ 909.79
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 139.24
Purchase price £ 1,100.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,239.24
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
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
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 200Hz
Noise Reduction Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
1,200 2,700
BEST
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
139cm 139cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

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
DVB-T Channel
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVB-S2 Channel
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVB-C Channel
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature
HbbTV
 HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
3.0 3.0
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data 2.2
Subwoofer RMS Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 40W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS-HD
 DTS-HD

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
SCART Port
1 1
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
HDMI Port
3 3
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide
ECO Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ECO mode
Playback Mode
 Zoom
 Zoom
Programming Period
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 day(s)

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Digital Video Recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital video recorder
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Stored Teletext Page
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 pages
USB Recording
 USB recording
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Subtitles function
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High dynamic range imaging (HDRI)
Teletext Standard
 List
 Top-text
 List
 Top-text

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% 65%
Year of Production
2016 Unknown - Click to provide data

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
68W
BEST
85W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
99kWh
BEST
124kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 85W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
60.9mm 51.5mm
BEST
Weight
18.2kg
BEST
19.2kg
Package Weight
22.3kg
BEST
26.1kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21.2kg
Depth (with Stand)
282mm 238.4mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
787mm 775mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,240mm
Height
721mm 721mm
Width
1,240mm 1,240mm
Packaging Height
860mm 860mm
Packaging Width
1,360mm 1,360mm

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included 3D glasses
Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data MR15R
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
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