LG 43UH620 vs Samsung UE43J5500

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LG 43UH620
Samsung UE43J5500

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
More popular
The LG 43UH620 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 10263 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Samsung UE43J5500 ranks No. 28403.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 43UH620 is "A+", however the rating of the Samsung UE43J5500 is "A+".
8 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE43J5500 is two, but the LG 43UH620 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.

6kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE43J5500 has an annual energy consumption of 71kWh, whereas the LG 43UH620 is a 77kWh 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.

22% thinner Edit
The Samsung UE43J5500 has a thickness of 66.9mm. That's 14.6mm thinner than the LG 43UH620 (66.9mm). 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE43J5500 is 7.8kg heavy, but the LG 43UH620 is an 8.7kg heavy TV (900g 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.

Cheaper by £90
The Samsung UE43J5500 is £90 cheaper than the LG 43UH620.
11 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £3.21
Over five years the Samsung UE43J5500 is £3.21 cheaper to run than the LG 43UH620. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE43J5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 43UH620 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 43UH620 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE43J5500 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.

8% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43UH620 is a 77kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 6kWh higher than the Samsung UE43J5500 (71kWh). 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.

Thicker Edit
LG 43UH620 is 81.5mm thick, but the Samsung UE43J5500 is a 66.9mm thick TV (14.6mm 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.

900g heavier Edit
The LG 43UH620 is an 8.7kg heavy TV. That's 900g heavier than the Samsung UE43J5500 (7.8kg). 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.

£90 more expensive
The LG 43UH620 is more expensive than the Samsung UE43J5500 by £90.
Less retailers
Only 3 sellers sells the LG 43UH620, whereas 14 retailers sell the Samsung UE43J5500. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
4% higher running costs over five years
The running costs of the LG 43UH620 are £86.76 which is £3.21 more than the Samsung UE43J5500 over five years. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
Older by over one year
The Samsung UE43J5500 is 13 months older than the LG 43UH620.
Less popular
The Samsung UE43J5500 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 28403 by number of sales in our TVs, whereas the LG 43UH620 ranks No. 10263.

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

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Date Released

8 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 84.93
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 86.76
Purchase price £ 369.00
Total cost of ownership £ 455.76
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 81.72
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 83.55
Purchase price £ 279.00
Total cost of ownership £ 362.55
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.43T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.41T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.41 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
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
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
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
1,200 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Diagonal
108cm 109cm
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
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
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
 Timeshift feature
Operating System Version
3.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
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 Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
3 3
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
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
 802.11n
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11ac
BEST
 802.11n
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11a
 IEEE 802.11n
 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
 WiFi direct connection
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
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Natural
 Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Natural
 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
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Core
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

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
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
53W 51W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
77kWh 71kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 119W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
81.5mm 66.9mm
BEST
Weight
8.7kg 7.8kg
BEST
Package Weight
11.8kg 10.9kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
9.6kg 8.7kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
207.4mm
BEST
288.1mm
Height (with Stand)
633mm 616.2mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
976mm 962.9mm
BEST
Height
583mm 561.3mm
BEST
Width
976mm 962.9mm
BEST
Packaging Height
660mm 645mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,075mm
BEST
1,200mm

Packaging Content

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