LG 43LH590 vs LG 43UH668

LG 43LH590
LG 43UH668

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43LH590 is a 44kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 32kWh lower than the LG 43UH668 (76kWh). 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.

£200 cheaper
The LG 43LH590 is £200 cheaper than the LG 43UH668.
Cheaper to run by £34.04
The LG 43LH590 only costs £51.11 to run over five years however the LG 43UH668 costs £85.15 to run (67% more). Read more
More popular
The LG 43LH590 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 112037 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the LG 43UH668 ranks No. 547127.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 43LH590 is "A++", whereas the rating of the LG 43UH668 is "A+".
3 Reasons For
A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 43UH668 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the LG 43LH590 is only a 10W RMS rated power TV (10W 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.

Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The LG 43UH668 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 43LH590 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 43UH668 is three, but the LG 43LH590 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.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 43LH590 has an RMS rated power of 10W, however the LG 43UH668 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 number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 43LH590 is one, but the LG 43UH668 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 LG 43LH590 is a two HDMI port TV, whereas the LG 43UH668 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.

5 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43UH668 is a 76kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 32kWh higher than the LG 43LH590 (76kWh). 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.

£200 more expensive
The LG 43UH668 is more expensive than the LG 43LH590 by £200.
More expensive to run over five years by 67%
The running costs of the LG 43UH668 are £85.15 which is £34.04 more than the LG 43LH590 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The LG 43UH668 ranks No. 547127 by sales volume, but the LG 43LH590 ranks No. 112037.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The LG 43UH668 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the LG 43LH590 has a rating of "A++".

Date Released

8 months Ago 8 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 48.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 51.11
Purchase price £ 349.00
Total cost of ownership £ 400.11
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 83.32
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 85.15
Purchase price £ 549.00
Total cost of ownership £ 634.15
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.25T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
7
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
43" 43"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
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
108cm 108cm
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
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
WiFi Direct Connection
 WiFi direct connection
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
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
30W
BEST
52W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
BEST
 A++
Annual Energy Consumption
44kWh
BEST
76kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
81.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
8.1kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
10.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
8.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
218mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
633mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
976mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
583mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
976mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Height
660mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Width
1,056mm 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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