LG 55UH850 vs Samsung UE55JU6872

LG 55UH850
Samsung UE55JU6872

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
20W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UH850 has an RMS rated power of 40W, however the Samsung UE55JU6872 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.

Common interface connection Edit
The LG 55UH850 has a common interface connection, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6872 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.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UH850 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE55JU6872 is "A+".
5 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE55JU6872 is three, but the LG 55UH850 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.

Four HDMI ports Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6872 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the LG 55UH850 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.

A bit lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6872 has an annual energy consumption of 118kWh, whereas the LG 55UH850 is a 124kWh annual energy consumption TV (6kWh 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.

Cheaper to run by £1.21
Over five years the Samsung UE55JU6872 only costs £138.03 to run however the LG 55UH850 costs £139.24 to run (1% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55JU6872 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55UH850 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Only two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 55UH850 is two, but the Samsung UE55JU6872 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 LG 55UH850 is a three HDMI port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6872 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.

5% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UH850 is a 124kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 6kWh higher than the Samsung UE55JU6872 (118kWh). 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.

1% higher running costs over five years
The LG 55UH850 costs £139.24 to run which is £1.21 more to run than the Samsung UE55JU6872 over five years. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6872 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the LG 55UH850 (20W). 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.

Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6872 does not have a common interface connection, however the LG 55UH850 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.

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Older by seven months
The Samsung UE55JU6872 is seven months older than the LG 55UH850.

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Date Released

9 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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.
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
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1400
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
2,700 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
139cm
BEST
138cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Number of Colours
 1.073 billion colours
 1.073 billion colours
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED

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

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 Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Audio System
2.2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS
Sound Mode
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

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
2 2
SCART 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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
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
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

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

Design

Colour
 White
 White
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
85W 85W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
124kWh 118kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
85W
BEST
265W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

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

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
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