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LG 55UF850 vs LG 55UF860 vs LG 55UF950

LG 55UF850 vs LG 55UF860 vs LG 55UF950

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LG 55UF850
LG 55UF860
LG 55UF950

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £350
The LG 55UF850 is £350 cheaper than the LG 55UF950.
Cheaper to run by £38.23
Over five years the LG 55UF850 only costs £130.02 to run however the LG 55UF950 costs £168.25 to run (29% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55UF850 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55UF860 has a rating of "A" and the LG 55UF950 has a rating of "A".
1 Reason For
Vastly faster high frequency rate Edit
The LG 55UF860 has a high frequency rate of 2,000Hz, however the LG 55UF850 is only a 200Hz refresh rate TV (1,800Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

6 Reasons For
20W higher RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF950 has an RMS rated power of 40W, whereas the LG 55UF850 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). 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.

Four loudspeakers Edit
The number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF950 is four, but the LG 55UF850 only has two loudspeakers. Read more

We do not know the number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF860. It is possible that it does not have any loudspeakers.

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.

A little thinner Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a 47.6mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55UF850 is a 50.8mm thick TV (3.2mm 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.

Available from 8 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Expert reviews are appreciably better
Based on 20 expert reviews, the LG 55UF950 has an average review score of 79%, but the LG 55UF860 has an average rating of 67% (based on 3 reviews).
User reviews are moderately better
Based on 1 user review, the LG 55UF950 has an average review score of 100%, but the LG 55UF850 has an average rating of 95% (based on 8 reviews) and the LG 55UF860 has an average rating of 99% (based on 15 reviews).

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
9x slower high frequency rate Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a 200Hz refresh rate TV, whereas the LG 55UF860 is a 2,000Hz refresh rate TV (1,800Hz faster). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Vastly lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the LG 55UF950 (40W). 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 LG 55UF850 is a two loudspeaker TV, whereas the LG 55UF950 only has four loudspeakers. Read more

We do not know the number of loudspeakers on the LG 55UF860. It is possible that it does not have any loudspeakers.

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.

Thicker Edit
The LG 55UF850 has a depth of 50.8mm. That's 3.2mm thicker than the LG 55UF950 (47.6mm). 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 LG 55UF850 is only stocked by 2 shops, but the LG 55UF950 is stocked by 10 shops. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by one month
The LG 55UF850 is one month older than the LG 55UF860. The LG 55UF850 is the same age as the LG 55UF950.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the LG 55UF850 is 95%, whereas the average user rating of the LG 55UF860 is 99% (based on 15 reviews) and the LG 55UF950 is 100% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons Against
Not currently available
We couldn't find any retailers that are currently selling the product. Read more
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Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF860 is "A", however the rating of the LG 55UF850 is "A+" and the rating of the LG 55UF950 is "A".
Expert review Rating is considerably Worse
The LG 55UF860's average expert score is only 67%, however the LG 55UF950's is 79% (based on 20 reviews).
User review Rating is marginally Worse
The LG 55UF860's average user score is 99%, however the LG 55UF950's is 100% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons Against
£350 more expensive
The LG 55UF950 is more expensive than the LG 55UF850 by £350.
One month older
The LG 55UF950 is older than the LG 55UF860 by one month. The LG 55UF950 is the same age as the LG 55UF850.
29% higher running costs over five years
The LG 55UF950 costs £168.25 to run which is £38.23 more to run than the LG 55UF850 over five years. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The LG 55UF950 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 55UF850 has a rating of "A+" and the LG 55UF860 has a rating of "A".

Awards

No awards found No awards found 5 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
benchmark.pl: Good Product
M3.idg.se: Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
tek.no: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

26 months Ago 25 months Ago 26 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 128.19
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 130.02
Purchase price £ 579.00
Total cost of ownership £ 709.02
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 168.25
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 168.25
Purchase price £ 929.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,097.25
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
No data
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
200Hz 2,000Hz
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
 Passive
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Subwoofer RMS Power
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
RMS Rated Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data 40W
BEST
Loudspeaker
2 Unknown - Click to provide data 4
BEST

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
80W
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 105W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
 A+
Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 153kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

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+

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX
 DIVX
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Teletext
2,000 pages 2,000 pages 2,000 pages

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Glasses Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browser supported
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
50.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data 47.6mm
BEST
Weight
20.4kg Unknown - Click to provide data 19kg
BEST
Package Weight
25.9kg
BEST
Unknown - Click to provide data 26.5kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 20.4kg
BEST
22.2kg
Depth (with Stand)
260.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data 240mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
782mm 781.6mm 773mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234mm
BEST
1,234.8mm 1,236mm
Height
727mm 727.3mm 722mm
Width
1,234mm 1,234.8mm 1,236mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 810mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1,330mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Headphone Outputs
1 1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 3
BEST
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
RS-232 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1 1
PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
 2.0
HDMI Port
3 3 4
BEST
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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