LG 43UF680 vs LG 43UF690 vs Samsung UE43KU6000

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LG 43UF680
LG 43UF690
Samsung UE43KU6000

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Reasons For

No data 3 Reasons For
One more HDMI port Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the LG 43UF690 is three (as does the Samsung UE43KU6000), but the LG 43UF680 only has two 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 energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 43UF690 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE43KU6000 is "A".
User reviews are hugely better
The LG 43UF690 has an average user review score of 96%, but the LG 43UF680 has an average rating of 76% (based on 5 reviews).
5 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung UE43KU6000 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 43UF690 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.

Three HDMI ports Edit
The number of HDMI ports on the Samsung UE43KU6000 is three, and so does the LG 43UF690, but the LG 43UF680 only has two 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.

Cheaper by £101
The Samsung UE43KU6000 costs £443.99, whereas the LG 43UF680 is £544.77.
3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Samsung UE43KU6000 ranks No. 165120 by number of sales, but the LG 43UF680 ranks No. 200747.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 43UF680 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, and so does the LG 43UF690, whereas the Samsung UE43KU6000 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.

One less HDMI port Edit
The LG 43UF680 has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung UE43KU6000 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.

£101 more expensive
The LG 43UF680 is more expensive than the Samsung UE43KU6000 by £100.78.
Less retailers
Only 2 shops sells the LG 43UF680, whereas 4 retailers sell the Samsung UE43KU6000. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over one year older
The LG 43UF680 is older than the Samsung UE43KU6000 by 14 months. The LG 43UF680 is the same age as the LG 43UF690.
Worse selling
The LG 43UF680 ranks No. 200747 by sales volume, however the Samsung UE43KU6000 ranks No. 165120.
Vastly Lower user review Score
The LG 43UF680's average user rating is only 76%, however the LG 43UF690's is 96% (based on 10 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 43UF690 has one USB 2.0 port, and so does the LG 43UF680, however the Samsung UE43KU6000 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the LG 43UF690, however 2 stores sell the LG 43UF680 and 4 retailers sell the Samsung UE43KU6000. 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.
Over one year older
The LG 43UF690 is older than the Samsung UE43KU6000 by 14 months. The LG 43UF690 is the same age as the LG 43UF680.
1 Reason Against
Inferior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE43KU6000 is "A", but the rating of the LG 43UF690 is "A+".

Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 21 months Ago 7 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

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Electricity cost - switched on £ 112.17
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 114.00
Purchase price £ 443.99
Total cost of ownership £ 557.99
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Energy Efficiency Class

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Environmental Impact

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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" 43"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 108cm
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data 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+
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB-CI+
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature
App
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Operating System
 Web OS
 Web OS
 Web OS
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Audio Decoder
 DTS
 DTS
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
SCART Port
1 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1 1
PC Audio in Port
 PC Audio in port
 PC Audio in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
1 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1 2
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
3
BEST
Intel Wireless Display Technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
 Intel Wireless Display technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

Picture in Picture Function
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture in picture function
On Screen Display
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic programme guide
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 23

Performance

Video Format
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 AVI
 ASF
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 AVI
 ASF
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 AVI
 ASF
Audio Format
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AAC++
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AAC++
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Processor Core
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Stored Teletext Page
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 70W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 97kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 135W
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 62.6mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 8.8kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 10.6kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 21kg 9.7kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 288.1mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 624mm
BEST
637mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 971mm
BEST
975.8mm
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 575mm 569mm
BEST
Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 971mm
BEST
975.8mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 656mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1,205mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data TM1240A
Cable Included
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
 AC
 LAN (RJ-45)
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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