LG 49UH620 vs Philips 49PFS5501

LG 49UH620
Philips 49PFS5501

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Standard delivery: £7.99
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Standard delivery: £3.95
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Standard delivery: £3.95

Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 49UH620 has an RMS rated power of 20W, but the Philips 49PFS5501 is only a 16W 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.

Available from 2 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
6 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Philips 49PFS5501 is four, but the LG 49UH620 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.

62% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Philips 49PFS5501 is a 57kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 35kWh lower than the LG 49UH620 (57kWh). 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.

Marginally thinner Edit
The Philips 49PFS5501 is a 79mm thick TV, whereas the LG 49UH620 is an 81.5mm thick TV (2.5mm thicker). 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.

7% lighter Edit
The Philips 49PFS5501 has a weight of 11kg. That's 700g lighter than the LG 49UH620 (11kg). 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.

£70 cheaper
The Philips 49PFS5501 costs £429.00, whereas the LG 49UH620 is £499.00.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Philips 49PFS5501 is "A++", but the rating of the LG 49UH620 is "A+".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
One less HDMI port Edit
The LG 49UH620 has three HDMI ports, however the Philips 49PFS5501 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 49UH620 is a 92kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 35kWh higher than the Philips 49PFS5501 (57kWh). 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.

2.5mm thicker Edit
LG 49UH620 is 81.5mm thick, but the Philips 49PFS5501 is a 79mm thick TV (2.5mm 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.

Heavier Edit
The LG 49UH620 is an 11.7kg heavy TV. That's 700g heavier than the Philips 49PFS5501 (11kg). 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.

£70 more expensive
The LG 49UH620 is more expensive than the Philips 49PFS5501 by £70.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The LG 49UH620 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Philips 49PFS5501 has a rating of "A++".
3 Reasons Against
4W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Philips 49PFS5501 has an RMS rated power of 16W, whereas the LG 49UH620 is a 20W 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 shop sell the Philips 49PFS5501, however 3 shops sell the LG 49UH620. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
One month older
The Philips 49PFS5501 is older than the LG 49UH620 by one month.

Date Released

7 months Ago 8 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 100.95
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 102.78
Purchase price £ 499.00
Total cost of ownership £ 601.78
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Screen Size
49" 49"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Refresh Rate
1,200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 cd/m²
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 4:3
 16:9
 4:3
Picture Mastering Index (PMI)
1,200 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Ultra Contrast
 Ultra Contrast
Display Refresh Rate
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
 60 Hz
 50 Hz
 30 Hz
 25 Hz
 24 Hz
BEST
Display Diagonal
123cm 123cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

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
 Digital
 Digital
TV Band
 DTV
 DTV
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Timeshift Feature
 Timeshift feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
HbbTV
 HbbTV
 HbbTV
Video App
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
Music App
 Spotify
 Spotify
Video On Demand
 Video on demand
Unknown - Click to provide data
News App
 BBC
 BBC
Operating System Version
3.0 5.1
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 8GB
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W
BEST
16W
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS-HD
 DTS-HD

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
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
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Input Port for DVI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio input port for DVI
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Audio in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 IEEE 802.11n
 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
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Mode
 Store
 Store
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
OSD Language
34 Unknown - Click to provide data
Programming Period
8 day(s) Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 Netflix
Video Format
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
 WMV
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MKV
 VC-1
 WMV9
 AVC
Audio Format
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Parental Controls
 Parental controls
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
Processor Core
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitle Format
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
 SUB
 SRT
 SMI
 TXT
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages
BEST
1,000 pages
USB Recording
 USB recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Luminance
65% Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Standard
 List
 Top-text
 Hyper-text
 List
 Top-text
 Hyper-text

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black
Signal Strength Indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Signal strength indicator

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
Smartphone Remote Feature
 Smartphone remote feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
63W Unknown - Click to provide data
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A++
 A++
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
92kWh 57kWh
BEST
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 79mm
BEST
Weight
11.7kg 11kg
BEST
Package Weight
16.2kg 14.7kg
BEST
Package Dimensions
657 x 1108 x 81.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
12.7kg 11.3kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
207.4mm
BEST
213mm
Height (with Stand)
707mm 670mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,108mm 1,099mm
BEST
Height
657mm 645mm
BEST
Width
1,108mm 1,099mm
BEST
Packaging Height
775mm 747mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,197mm
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
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data AA
Remote Control Type
L-con Unknown - Click to provide data
Mounting Kit
 Mounting kit
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
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Supported battery

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 35

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Sound Enhancement
ULTRA Surround Unknown - Click to provide data
Multimedia
Screen mirroring Unknown - Click to provide data
Speakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Enhancement
UHD Mastering Engine Unknown - Click to provide data
DVB
DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner - DVB-S2 Freesat HD Tuner Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
16.2kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Box Dimension
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200 x 160 x 747
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 3
Smart TV Applications
Catch up TV: BBC iPlayer, My5 - Streaming: Netflix 4k, Amazon Prime 4k, Spotify - App store: LG App Store - Full internet browser: webOS Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
LG 49UH620V Smart 4k Ultra HD HDR 49" LED TV - Standard remote - AC power cable - Batteries (AAA) 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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