LG 32LF5610 vs Samsung UE32J5500

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LG 32LF5610
Samsung UE32J5500

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
LG 32LF5610 is 55.5mm thick, but the Samsung UE32J5500 is a 66.6mm thick TV (11.1mm 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.

9% cheaper to run
The LG 32LF5610 only costs £62.72 to run over five years but the Samsung UE32J5500 costs £69.13 to run (10% more). Read more
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 32LF5610 is "A", however the rating of the Samsung UE32J5500 is "A".
15 Reasons For
A lot faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz, whereas the LG 32LF5610 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (200Hz slower). 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 Samsung UE32J5500 supports smart TV features, but the LG 32LF5610 does not support 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.

Internet browser Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an internet browser, whereas the LG 32LF5610 does not have an internet browser. Read more

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

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Common interface connection Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a common interface connection, but the LG 32LF5610 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.

Two RF ports Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 is a two RF port TV, whereas the LG 32LF5610 only has one RF port. 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.

One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has two USB 2.0 ports, however the LG 32LF5610 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 UE32J5500 is three, but the LG 32LF5610 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.

WiFi connection Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a WiFi connection, however the LG 32LF5610 does not. 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.

Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the LG 32LF5610 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection.
Electronic programme guide Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an electronic programme guide, however the LG 32LF5610 does not have an electronic programme guide.
Teletext function Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a teletext function, however the LG 32LF5610 does not have a teletext function.
1.3kg lighter Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a weight of 4.7kg, however the LG 32LF5610 is a 6kg heavy TV (1.3kg 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 £45
The Samsung UE32J5500 costs £129.99, whereas the LG 32LF5610 is £174.99.
2 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 32LF5610 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

14 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 32LF5610 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz slower than the Samsung UE32J5500 (400Hz). 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 LG 32LF5610 does not support smart TV features, but the Samsung UE32J5500 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.

Does not have an internet browser Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have an internet browser, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 has an internet browser. Read more

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

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have a common interface connection, but the Samsung UE32J5500 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.

One less RF port Edit
The number of RF ports on the LG 32LF5610 is one, but the Samsung UE32J5500 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.

Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The LG 32LF5610 is a one USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 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 32LF5610 has two HDMI ports, however the Samsung UE32J5500 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.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have a WiFi connection, however the Samsung UE32J5500 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.

Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Samsung UE32J5500 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
Does not have an electronic programme guide Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have an electronic programme guide, however the Samsung UE32J5500 has an electronic programme guide.
Does not have a teletext function Edit
The LG 32LF5610 does not have a teletext function, however the Samsung UE32J5500 has a teletext function.
1.3kg heavier Edit
The LG 32LF5610 is a 6kg heavy TV. That's 1.3kg heavier than the Samsung UE32J5500 (4.7kg). 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.

£45 more expensive
The LG 32LF5610 is more expensive than the Samsung UE32J5500 by £45.
Less retailers
Only 8 shops sells the LG 32LF5610, whereas 10 retailers sell the Samsung UE32J5500. 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.
2 Reasons Against
11.1mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 is a 66.6mm thick TV. That's 11.1mm thicker than the LG 32LF5610 (66.6mm). 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.

Higher running costs over five years by £6.41
The running costs of the Samsung UE32J5500 are £69.13 which is £6.41 more than the LG 32LF5610 over five years. Show assumptions.

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Date Released

21 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 60.89
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 62.72
Purchase price £ 174.99
Total cost of ownership £ 237.71
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 69.13
Purchase price £ 129.99
Total cost of ownership £ 199.12
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.31T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.34T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.34 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
Refresh Rate
300Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 400Hz
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Display Diagonal
80cm 80cm
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)

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
 Digital
 Digital

Smart TV

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

Audio

Audio System
Virtual Surround Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital
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
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
 Common interface connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 2
BEST
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
Composite Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 2
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in Port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile high-definition link

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection

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
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
BEST
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BEST
BD Wise Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD wise technology
24p Playback
 24p playback
Unknown - Click to provide data
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

Colour
 Gold
 Gold

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
38W
BEST
42W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 58kWh
AC Input Voltage
 120 - 230
 120 - 230
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
55.5mm
BEST
66.6mm
Weight
6kg 4.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.2kg
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 207.6mm
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 471.6mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 721.4mm
Height
437mm 424.8mm
BEST
Width
732mm 721.4mm
BEST
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 522mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 901mm

Packaging Content

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