LG 32LF580 vs Samsung UE32J5500

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LG 32LF580
Samsung UE32J5500

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Two RF ports quantitys Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the LG 32LF580 is two, but the Samsung UE32J5500 only has one RF ports quantity. 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 ports quantity Edit
The LG 32LF580 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. 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.

Thinner Edit
LG 32LF580 is 55.5mm thick. That's 11.1mm thinner than the Samsung UE32J5500 (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.

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.
32% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 32LF580 only costs £46.70 to run but the Samsung UE32J5500 costs £69.13 to run (48% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 32LF580 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Samsung UE32J5500 has a rating of "A".
4 Reasons For
1.5kg lighter Edit
Samsung UE32J5500 is 4.7kg heavy, but the LG 32LF580 is a 6.2kg heavy TV (1.5kg 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 £9
The Samsung UE32J5500 is £9.01 cheaper than the LG 32LF580.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE32J5500 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the LG 32LF580 has a rating of "A".
A little better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung UE32J5500 is 91% based on 389 reviews, whereas the average rating of the LG 32LF580 is 88% (based on 83 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
1.5kg heavier Edit
The LG 32LF580 is a 6.2kg heavy TV, whereas the Samsung UE32J5500 is a 4.7kg heavy TV (1.5kg 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 £9
The LG 32LF580 is £9.01 more expensive than the Samsung UE32J5500.
User review Rating is a little Worse
The LG 32LF580's average user score is 88%, however the Samsung UE32J5500's is 91% (based on 389 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
Only one RF ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has one RF ports quantity, however the LG 32LF580 only has two RF ports quantitys. 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 less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE32J5500 is two, but the LG 32LF580 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. 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.

17% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE32J5500 has a depth of 66.6mm. That's 11.1mm thicker than the LG 32LF580 (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.

Fewer sellers
The Samsung UE32J5500 is only stocked by 3 stores, but the LG 32LF580 is stocked by 4 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Older by eight months
The Samsung UE32J5500 is eight months older than the LG 32LF580.
Higher running costs over five years by £22.43
Over five years the running costs of the Samsung UE32J5500 are £69.13 which is £22.43 more than the LG 32LF580. Show assumptions.

Awards

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Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

15 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 44.87
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 46.70
Purchase price £ 239.00
Total cost of ownership £ 285.70
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 67.30
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 69.13
Purchase price £ 229.99
Total cost of ownership £ 299.12
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.23T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.23 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
6
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

Display Diagonal
32" 32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Frequency Rate
60Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 400Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 400
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
80cm 80cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1360 x 768 (WXGA)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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 Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 NTSC
 NTSC M
 NTSC
 NTSC M

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Operating System Version
4.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 NetCast OS
 NetCast OS
User Memory
4GB Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Audio System
Virtual Surround Plus Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital
Sound Modes
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS 2.0
 DTS 2.0 + Digital Out
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 DTS 2.0
 DTS 2.0 + Digital Out
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
3
BEST
2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
MHL Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Energy saving
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Energy saving
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 eAAC+
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
 JPEG XR
 JPEG XR
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
40W
BEST
42W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
58kWh 58kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 87W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
55.5mm
BEST
66.6mm
Weight
6.2kg 4.7kg
BEST
Package Weight
7.4kg 6.2kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
207mm
BEST
207.6mm
Height (with Stand)
481mm 471.6mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
732mm 721.4mm
BEST
Height
431mm 424.8mm
Width
732mm 721.4mm
Package Height
510mm
BEST
522mm
Package Width
816mm
BEST
901mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback