LG 50LF652 vs Toshiba 50L2556

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LG 50LF652
Toshiba 50L2556

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 50LF652 is a 900Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 700Hz faster than the Toshiba 50L2556 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

6W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 50LF652 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the Toshiba 50L2556 is only a 14W RMS rated power TV (6W 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.

Three USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 50LF652 has three USB 2.0 ports, however the Toshiba 50L2556 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.

One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 50LF652 is three, but the Toshiba 50L2556 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.

4 Reasons For
PC in port Edit
The Toshiba 50L2556 has a PC in port, however the LG 50LF652 does not have a PC in port. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

63% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Toshiba 50L2556 is a 62kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 39kWh lower than the LG 50LF652 (62kWh). 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.

38% cheaper to run
The Toshiba 50L2556 is £42.21 cheaper to run than the LG 50LF652 over five years. Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Toshiba 50L2556 is "A++", however the rating of the LG 50LF652 is "A+".

Reasons Against

4 Reasons Against
Does not have a PC in port Edit
The LG 50LF652 does not have a PC in port, whereas the Toshiba 50L2556 has a PC in port. Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

39% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 50LF652 is a 101kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 39kWh higher than the Toshiba 50L2556 (62kWh). 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.

60% higher running costs over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG 50LF652 are £112.39 which is £42.21 more than the Toshiba 50L2556. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The LG 50LF652 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Toshiba 50L2556 has a rating of "A++".
5 Reasons Against
Hugely slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Toshiba 50L2556 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 700Hz slower than the LG 50LF652 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

6W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Toshiba 50L2556 has an RMS rated power of 14W, but the LG 50LF652 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (6W 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 Toshiba 50L2556 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the LG 50LF652 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 Toshiba 50L2556 has two HDMI ports, however the LG 50LF652 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.

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 112.39
Purchase price £ 440.00
Total cost of ownership £ 552.39
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 68.90
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.28
Total running cost £ 70.18

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
50" 50"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1200:1
 1200:1
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
900Hz
BEST
200Hz
Noise Reduction Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Response Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.5ms
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 cd/m²
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 25000:1
 25000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
 2160p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1096 x 616
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
900 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
126cm 127cm
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
 Auto channel search feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
14W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS 2.0

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
3
BEST
1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP Security Feature
 HDCP security feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
BEST
HDMI Port
3
BEST
2
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
VGA Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link
 Mobile high-definition link
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth Connection
 Bluetooth connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Game
 Energy saving
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Dynamic
 Mild
 Vivid
 Game
 Energy saving
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Dynamic
 Mild
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
Panel Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Panel lock
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 SLV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 SLV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
Programming Period
Unknown - Click to provide data 8 day(s)

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 M-JPEG
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 M4V
 TS
 XVID
 M2T
 H.265
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 M-JPEG
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 M2TS
 M4V
 TS
 XVID
 M2T
Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 AAC++
 DTS
 WAV
 LPCM
 ADPCM
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 AAC HE
 AAC++
 DTS
 WAV
 LPCM
 ADPCM
Image Format
 JPG
 BMP
 JPG
 BMP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Video Recorder
 Digital video recorder
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages
BEST
100 pages

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Mercury Content
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1mg
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 81%

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
69W 43W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.21W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
 A++
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
101kWh 62kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 92W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
54.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
14.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
21kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
17.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
267mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
710mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,127mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
660mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,127mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
760mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,197mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Included 3D Glasses
 Included 3D glasses
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
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
Unknown - Click to provide data CT-90326
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
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