LG 43UH620 vs Samsung UE43KU6509

LG 43UH620
Samsung UE43KU6509

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
20kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43UH620 has an annual energy consumption of 77kWh, whereas the Samsung UE43KU6509 is a 97kWh annual energy consumption TV (20kWh 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.

15% thinner Edit
The LG 43UH620 has a thickness of 81.5mm. That's 11.5mm thinner than the Samsung UE43KU6509 (93mm). 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
LG 43UH620 is 8.7kg heavy, but the Samsung UE43KU6509 is a 10.3kg heavy TV (1.6kg 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 to run by £27.24
Over five years the LG 43UH620 is £27.24 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE43KU6509. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 43UH620 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE43KU6509 has a rating of "A".
1 Reason For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6509 has two USB 2.0 ports, however 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.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the LG 43UH620 is one, but the Samsung UE43KU6509 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.

Older by one month
The LG 43UH620 is one month older than the Samsung UE43KU6509.
6 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6509 has an annual energy consumption of 97kWh, but the LG 43UH620 is a 77kWh annual energy consumption TV (20kWh 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.

11.5mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6509 is a 93mm thick TV. That's 11.5mm thicker than the LG 43UH620 (93mm). 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.

16% heavier Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6509 has a weight of 10.3kg, however the LG 43UH620 is an 8.7kg heavy TV (1.6kg lighter). 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.

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Higher running costs over five years by £27.24
Over five years the Samsung UE43KU6509 costs £114.00 to run which is £27.24 more to run than the LG 43UH620. Show assumptions.
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE43KU6509 is "A", but the rating of the LG 43UH620 is "A+".

Date Released

8 months Ago 7 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 £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 114.00

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.
0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
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
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)
Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1600
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
1,200 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
108cm 108cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
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-HD
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 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
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Energy saving
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
Picture in Picture Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture in picture function
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Core
4 4
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
 Subtitles function
Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Satellite Channel Router (SatCR) compatible
Logical Channel Number (LCN)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Logical Channel Number (LCN)

Design

LED Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED indicator
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
53W
BEST
70W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
77kWh
BEST
97kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
81.5mm
BEST
93mm
Weight
8.7kg
BEST
10.3kg
Package Weight
11.8kg
BEST
14.6kg
Weight (with Stand)
9.6kg
BEST
12.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
207.4mm
BEST
264.2mm
Height (with Stand)
633mm 622mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
976mm 965.2mm
BEST
Height
583mm 565.1mm
Width
976mm 965.2mm
Packaging Height
660mm 648mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,075mm
BEST
1,110mm

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
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