JVC LT-55C550 vs Sony KDL-55W755

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JVC LT-55C550
Sony KDL-55W755

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
4W higher RMS rated power Edit
The JVC LT-55C550 has an RMS rated power of 24W, whereas the Sony KDL-55W755 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (4W 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.

Lighter Edit
The JVC LT-55C550 has a weight of 13.4kg. That's 3.6kg lighter than the Sony KDL-55W755 (17kg). 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.

£201 cheaper
The JVC LT-55C550 costs £399.00, whereas the Sony KDL-55W755 is £599.99.
10 Reasons For
Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KDL-55W755 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 750Hz faster than the JVC LT-55C550 (800Hz). 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.

Smart TV features Edit
The Sony KDL-55W755 supports smart TV features, whereas the JVC LT-55C550 does not. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

One more HDMI port Edit
The Sony KDL-55W755 is a four HDMI port TV, whereas the JVC LT-55C550 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.

WiFi connection Edit
The Sony KDL-55W755 has a WiFi connection, but the JVC LT-55C550 does not have a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

50% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KDL-55W755 is a 104kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 52kWh lower than the JVC LT-55C550 (104kWh). 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.

Available from 11 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £48.24
The Sony KDL-55W755 is £48.24 cheaper to run than the JVC LT-55C550 over five years. Read more
More popular
The Sony KDL-55W755 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 36775 by sales volume in our TVs, whereas the JVC LT-55C550 ranks No. 177935.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KDL-55W755 is "A+", whereas the rating of the JVC LT-55C550 is "A".
User reviews are better
Based on 81 reviews, the Sony KDL-55W755 has an average user review score of 86%, whereas the JVC LT-55C550 has an average rating of 80% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

11 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The JVC LT-55C550 is a 50Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 750Hz slower than the Sony KDL-55W755 (800Hz). 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.

Does not support smart TV features Edit
The JVC LT-55C550 does not support smart TV features, whereas the Sony KDL-55W755 supports smart TV features. Read more

Smart TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

One less HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the JVC LT-55C550 is three, but the Sony KDL-55W755 only has four 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.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The JVC LT-55C550 does not have a WiFi connection, but the Sony KDL-55W755 does. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The JVC LT-55C550 is a 156kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 52kWh higher than the Sony KDL-55W755 (104kWh). 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 3 shops sells the JVC LT-55C550, however 14 shops sell the Sony KDL-55W755. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Three months older
The JVC LT-55C550 is older than the Sony KDL-55W755 by three months.
More expensive to run over five years by 39%
The running costs of the JVC LT-55C550 are £171.46 which is £48.24 more than the Sony KDL-55W755 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The JVC LT-55C550 ranks No. 177935 by sales volume, but the Sony KDL-55W755 ranks No. 36775.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The JVC LT-55C550 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the Sony KDL-55W755 has a rating of "A+".
Lower user review Score
The JVC LT-55C550 has an average user rating of 80%, but the Sony KDL-55W755 has an average user rating of 86% (based on 81 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
20% lower RMS rated power Edit
The Sony KDL-55W755 has an RMS rated power of 20W, however the JVC LT-55C550 is a 24W RMS rated power TV (4W 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.

Heavier Edit
Sony KDL-55W755 is 17kg heavy. That's 3.6kg heavier than the JVC LT-55C550 (17kg). 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.

£201 more expensive
The Sony KDL-55W755 is more expensive than the JVC LT-55C550 by £200.99.

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 22 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 171.46
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 171.46
Purchase price £ 399.00
Total cost of ownership £ 570.46
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 120.18
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 123.22
Purchase price £ 599.99
Total cost of ownership £ 723.21
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.85T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.61T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Typical Contrast Ratio
 1000:1
BEST
 1000:1
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
50Hz 800Hz
BEST
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Display Brightness
300 cd/m² Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 139cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
BEST
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.0
Operating System
 Android
 Android
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
24W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
VGA Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link
MHL Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Bluetooth Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Network browsing

Management Features

On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Picture and Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CAT
 MAC
 BOS
OSD Language
7 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 H.265
 H.265
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 70%

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
107W 75W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
156kWh 104kWh
BEST
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 119W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
Unknown - Click to provide data 61mm
Weight
13.4kg
BEST
17kg
Package Dimensions
762 x 1241 x 262 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 18kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 210mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 753mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230mm
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 715mm
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,230mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 828mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,328mm

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Sound Enhancement
DTS TruSurround Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB
DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
JVC LLT-55C550 55" LED TV - Standard remote control - Instruction book - Quick start guide - AC power cable - Batteries - Energy label Unknown - Click to provide data

Special Features

Photo Share
 Photo Share
Unknown - Click to provide data
Football Mode
 Football mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
X-Reality PRO
 X-Reality PRO
Unknown - Click to provide data
Triluminos Display
 Triluminos Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
 Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
Unknown - Click to provide data
ClearAudio+
 ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Depth Enhancer
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motionflow XR
 Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
 Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrasting
 Dynamic contrasting
Unknown - Click to provide data
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
ClearAudio+
 ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
ConnectShare
 ConnectShare
Unknown - Click to provide data
4K X-Reality Pro
 4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
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