LG 55UF770 vs Samsung UE55J5500

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LG 55UF770
Samsung UE55J5500

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Common interface connection Edit
The LG 55UF770 has a common interface connection, but the Samsung UE55J5500 does not have a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

11.1mm thinner Edit
The LG 55UF770 is a 56.7mm thick TV. That's 11.1mm thinner than the Samsung UE55J5500 (67.8mm). 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.

8 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
£1.60 cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 55UF770 is £1.60 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55J5500. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 55UF770 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE55J5500 has a rating of "A+".
Moderately better user reviews
The average user review score of the LG 55UF770 is 86% based on 7 reviews, but the average rating of the Samsung UE55J5500 is 82% (based on 11 reviews).
3 Reasons For
5kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55J5500 has an annual energy consumption of 118kWh, whereas the LG 55UF770 is a 123kWh annual energy consumption TV (5kWh 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.

Cheaper by £10
The Samsung UE55J5500 is £10 cheaper than the LG 55UF770.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55J5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55UF770 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
5kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF770 has an annual energy consumption of 123kWh, but the Samsung UE55J5500 is a 118kWh annual energy consumption TV (5kWh 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.

More expensive by £10
The LG 55UF770 is £10 more expensive than the Samsung UE55J5500.
6 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55J5500 does not have a common interface connection, however the LG 55UF770 has a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

17% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55J5500 has a thickness of 67.8mm. That's 11.1mm thicker than the LG 55UF770 (67.8mm). 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.

Fewer sellers
The Samsung UE55J5500 is only stocked by 10 stores, but the LG 55UF770 is stocked by 18 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The Samsung UE55J5500 is one month older than the LG 55UF770.
Higher running costs over five years by £1.60
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE55J5500 are £138.03 which is £1.60 more than the LG 55UF770. Show assumptions.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung UE55J5500 is 82%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 55UF770 is 86% (based on 7 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43
Purchase price £ 599.00
Total cost of ownership £ 735.43
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 136.20
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 138.03
Purchase price £ 589.00
Total cost of ownership £ 727.03
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D compatible
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 138cm
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search feature
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature
Operating System Version
2.0 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
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
BEST
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection
Network Browsing
 Network browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Smart Mode
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
84W
BEST
85W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh 118kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 154W

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
56.7mm
BEST
67.8mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 13.6kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.8kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 14.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
261mm
BEST
310.5mm
Height (with Stand)
778mm 770.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,231.6mm
BEST
Height
722mm 711.9mm
Width
1,240mm 1,231.6mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 821mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,485mm

Packaging Content

Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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
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