LG 65EF950 vs Philips 65PUS6521

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LG 65EF950
Philips 65PUS6521

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
Two RF ports Edit
The number of RF ports on the LG 65EF950 is two, but the Philips 65PUS6521 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.

11kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 65EF950 has an annual energy consumption of 166kWh, however the Philips 65PUS6521 is a 177kWh annual energy consumption TV (11kWh 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.

35% thinner Edit
LG 65EF950 is 49.9mm thick. That's 17.3mm thinner than the Philips 65PUS6521 (67.2mm). 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.

8.1kg lighter Edit
The LG 65EF950 is a 19.9kg heavy TV, whereas the Philips 65PUS6521 is a 28kg heavy TV (8.1kg 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.

5 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
6% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 65EF950 is £11.22 cheaper to run than the Philips 65PUS6521. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 65EF950 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Philips 65PUS6521 has a rating of "A".
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the LG 65EF950 is 89% based on 11 reviews, however the average rating of the Philips 65PUS6521 is 80% (based on 1 review).
3 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Philips 65PUS6521 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 65EF950 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 65PUS6521 is four, but the LG 65EF950 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.

£1,700 cheaper
The Philips 65PUS6521 costs £1,299.00, whereas the LG 65EF950 is £2,999.00.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 65EF950 is a two USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Philips 65PUS6521 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.

Only three HDMI ports Edit
The LG 65EF950 has three HDMI ports, however the Philips 65PUS6521 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.

More expensive by £1,700
The LG 65EF950 is £1,700 more expensive than the Philips 65PUS6521.
Older by six months
The LG 65EF950 is six months older than the Philips 65PUS6521.
8 Reasons Against
One less RF port Edit
The Philips 65PUS6521 is a one RF port TV, whereas the LG 65EF950 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 65PUS6521 is a 177kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 11kWh higher than the LG 65EF950 (177kWh). 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.

17.3mm thicker Edit
The Philips 65PUS6521 is a 67.2mm thick TV, whereas the LG 65EF950 is a 49.9mm thick TV (17.3mm 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.

Heavier Edit
The Philips 65PUS6521 has a weight of 28kg. That's 8.1kg heavier than the LG 65EF950 (28kg). 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Philips 65PUS6521, however 6 sellers sell the LG 65EF950. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More expensive to run over five years by 6%
The running costs of the Philips 65PUS6521 are £195.72 which is £11.22 more than the LG 65EF950 over five years. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Philips 65PUS6521 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 65EF950 has a rating of "A+".
Lower expert review Score
The Philips 65PUS6521 has an average expert rating of 80%, but the LG 65EF950 has an average expert rating of 89% (based on 11 reviews).

Awards

5 Awards
avforums.com: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
Techradar: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

Date Released

15 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 182.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 184.50
Purchase price £ 2,999.00
Total cost of ownership £ 3,183.50
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 193.89
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 195.72
Purchase price £ 1,299.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,494.72
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.92T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.97T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.97 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
25
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
65" 65"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 400 cd/m²
3D Technology
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
164cm 164cm
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-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Tuner
 Digital
 Digital
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

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
App
 Google Apps
 Google Apps
BEST
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Video App
 YouTube
 YouTube
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Video On Demand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video on demand
Operating System Version
2.0 5.1
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 16GB

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 DTS
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
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2
BEST
1
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 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
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port for DVI
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 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)
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
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
 802.11n
 802.11n
BEST
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

Management Features

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

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 WMV9
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 WMV9
Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 WAV
Image Format
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages
Subtitles Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Signal Strength Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indicator
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
114W
BEST
121W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
166kWh
BEST
177kWh
Power Consumption When Switched Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ziggo Certified
 Ziggo certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
49.9mm
BEST
67.2mm
Weight
19.9kg
BEST
28kg
Package Weight
33.7kg 33.4g
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
24.5kg
BEST
28.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
236mm
BEST
259mm
Height (with Stand)
883mm
BEST
901mm
Width (with Stand)
1,450mm
BEST
1,456mm
Height
842mm 850mm
Width
1,450mm 1,456mm
Packaging Height
935mm
BEST
985mm
Packaging Depth
228mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,679mm 1,570mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
 Included 3D glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Included
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data AA
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

Dolby Technology
 DTS
 DTS

Other Features

Box Dimension
Unknown - Click to provide data 1570 x 160 x 985
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
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