LG 49LH590 vs LG 49UH668

LG 49LH590
LG 49UH668

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 49LH590 is a 50kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 33kWh lower than the LG 49UH668 (83kWh). 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.

£199 cheaper
The LG 49LH590 costs £272.89, whereas the LG 49UH668 is £472.30.
Available from 1 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
£35.65 cheaper to run
The LG 49LH590 only costs £57.52 to run over five years whereas the LG 49UH668 costs £93.17 to run (62% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 49LH590 is "A++", but the rating of the LG 49UH668 is "A+".
4 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 49UH668 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 10W higher than the LG 49LH590 (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.

One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 49UH668 is a two USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the LG 49LH590 only has one USB 2.0 port. 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.

Three HDMI ports Edit
The LG 49UH668 has three HDMI ports, however the LG 49LH590 only has two 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 selling
The LG 49UH668 ranks No. 101994 by number of sales, however the LG 49LH590 ranks No. 337588.

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
10W lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 49LH590 has an RMS rated power of 10W, whereas the LG 49UH668 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (10W 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.

Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 49LH590 has one USB 2.0 port, however the LG 49UH668 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 less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 49LH590 is two, but the LG 49UH668 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.

Worse selling
The LG 49LH590 ranks No. 337588 by sales volume, but the LG 49UH668 ranks No. 101994.
5 Reasons Against
33kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 49UH668 has an annual energy consumption of 83kWh, however the LG 49LH590 is a 50kWh annual energy consumption TV (33kWh lower). 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.

More expensive by £199
The LG 49UH668 is £199.41 more expensive than the LG 49LH590.
Less retailers
The LG 49UH668 is only stocked by 3 sellers, whereas the LG 49LH590 is stocked by 4 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Higher running costs over five years by £35.65
The running costs of the LG 49UH668 are £93.17 which is £35.65 more than the LG 49LH590 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 49UH668 is "A+", however the rating of the LG 49LH590 is "A++".

Average Expert Rating

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Date Released

8 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 54.48
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 57.52
Purchase price £ 272.89
Total cost of ownership £ 330.41
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 91.34
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 93.17
Purchase price £ 472.30
Total cost of ownership £ 565.47
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.29T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.29 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.46T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.46 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
450 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal
123cm 123cm
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
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

Smart TV

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

Audio

RMS Rated Power
10W 20W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS-HD
 DTS-HD

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

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

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Video Recorder
 Digital video recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Compression Format
 HEVC
 HEVC
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% 65%

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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
34W
BEST
57W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Annual Energy Consumption
50kWh
BEST
83kWh

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
81.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
11kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
14.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
11.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
218mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
707mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,108mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
657mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,108mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
775mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,197mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
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