LG 55UF950 vs Samsung UE55JU7000

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LG 55UF950
Samsung UE55JU7000

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Reasons For

8 Reasons For
50% higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a 40W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W higher than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (20W). 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.

Two more loudspeakers Edit
The LG 55UF950 has four loudspeakers, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has two loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Common interface connection Edit
The LG 55UF950 has a common interface connection, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 does not. 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.

Three RF ports Edit
The number of RF ports on the LG 55UF950 is three, but the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has two RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Thinner Edit
LG 55UF950 is 47.6mm thick. That's 19.8mm thinner than the Samsung UE55JU7000 (67.4mm). 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.

1 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Two more awards
The LG 55UF950 has 5 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 has 3 awards.
Much better user reviews
Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the LG 55UF950 is 100%, however the average rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 89% (based on 7 reviews).
7 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Samsung UE55JU7000 is three, but the LG 55UF950 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.

A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has an annual energy consumption of 114kWh, whereas the LG 55UF950 is a 153kWh annual energy consumption TV (39kWh 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE55JU7000 is 15.4kg heavy, but the LG 55UF950 is a 19kg heavy TV (3.6kg 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 by £141
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is £140.90 cheaper than the LG 55UF950.
Cheaper to run by £35.02
Over five years the Samsung UE55JU7000 only costs £133.23 to run however the LG 55UF950 costs £168.25 to run (26% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55UF950 has a rating of "A".
Better expert reviews
Based on 9 expert reviews, the average review score of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 85%, whereas the average rating of the LG 55UF950 is 79% (based on 20 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a two USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 only has three 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.

A lot higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF950 has an annual energy consumption of 153kWh, however the Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 114kWh annual energy consumption TV (39kWh 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.

3.6kg heavier Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a 19kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 15.4kg heavy TV (3.6kg 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.

More expensive by £141
The LG 55UF950 is £140.90 more expensive than the Samsung UE55JU7000.
£35.02 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG 55UF950 are £168.25 which is £35.02 more than the Samsung UE55JU7000. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF950 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is "A+".
Expert review Rating is Worse
The LG 55UF950's average expert score is only 79%, however the Samsung UE55JU7000's is 85% (based on 9 reviews).
8 Reasons Against
Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the LG 55UF950 (20W). 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.

Two less loudspeakers Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 is a two loudspeaker TV, whereas the LG 55UF950 only has four loudspeakers. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 does not have a common interface connection, however the LG 55UF950 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.

Only two RF ports Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has two RF ports, however the LG 55UF950 only has three RF ports. Read more

RF stands for Radio Frequency and an RF port is an older type of input connector for TVs which is most commonly use for connecting cable TV and satellite TV feeds directly to the TV.

Multiple RF ports will allow you to connect multiple RF feeds to the TV at the same time. For example, if the TV has a built in satellite TV decoder then you could connect 2 different satellite dishes to the TV.

Thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has a thickness of 67.4mm. That's 19.8mm thicker than the LG 55UF950 (67.4mm). 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 UE55JU7000 is only stocked by 11 shops, but the LG 55UF950 is stocked by 12 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Two less awards
The Samsung UE55JU7000 has only received 3 awards, but the LG 55UF950 has received 5 awards.
User review Rating is much Worse
The average user rating of the Samsung UE55JU7000 is 89%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 55UF950 is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
benchmark.pl: Good Product
M3.idg.se: Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
tek.no: Recommended
3 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

21 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 168.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 168.25
Purchase price £ 989.90
Total cost of ownership £ 1,158.15
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 131.40
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 133.23
Purchase price £ 849.00
Total cost of ownership £ 982.23
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.84T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.84 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
21
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.66T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.66 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
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
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data 138cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST

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-CI+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Tuner
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
4
BEST
2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

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
3
BEST
2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
PC Audio in Port
 PC Audio in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
4 4
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
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)
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
Bluetooth Connection
 Bluetooth connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
WiFi Standard
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off function
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
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 DIVX
Audio Format
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 DSS
 MP4
 3GPP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
24p Playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p playback
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Stored Teletext Page
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
105W 82W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
153kWh 114kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 218W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
47.6mm
BEST
67.4mm
Weight
19kg 15.4kg
BEST
Package Weight
26.5kg 23.6kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
22.2kg 18.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
240mm
BEST
277.7mm
Height (with Stand)
773mm 770.5mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,236mm
BEST
1,242.6mm
Height
722mm 718.3mm
BEST
Width
1,236mm
BEST
1,242.6mm
Packaging Height
810mm
BEST
812mm
Packaging Width
1,330mm
BEST
1,415mm

Packaging Content

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