LG 55UF850 vs LG 55UF860 vs LG 55UF950

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LG 55UF850
LG 55UF860
LG 55UF950

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF850 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, whereas the LG 55UF950 is a 153kWh annual energy consumption TV (36kWh 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.

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
Better selling
The LG 55UF850 ranks No. 142736 by number of sales, whereas the LG 55UF860 ranks No. 202065 and the LG 55UF950 ranks No. 245401.
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.

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

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

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.

One more RF ports quantity Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a three RF ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 55UF860 only has two RF ports quantitys. Read more

We do not know the number of RF ports quantitys on the LG 55UF850. It is possible that it does not have any RF ports quantitys.

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 HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 55UF950 is four, but the LG 55UF860 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. 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.

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.

8% lighter Edit
The LG 55UF950 has a weight of 19kg. That's 1.4kg lighter than the LG 55UF850 (19kg). 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.

£209 cheaper
The LG 55UF950 costs £490.00, whereas the LG 55UF850 is £945.00 and the LG 55UF860 is £699.00.
Available from 9 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Three more awards
The LG 55UF950 has 5 awards, however the LG 55UF850 has 2 awards.
Expert reviews are moderately better
Based on 20 expert reviews, the LG 55UF950 has an average review score of 79%, but the LG 55UF850 has an average rating of 76% (based on 17 reviews) and 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

12 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 number of loudspeakerss Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a two number of loudspeakers TV, whereas the LG 55UF950 only has four number of loudspeakerss. Read more

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

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.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, and so does the LG 55UF860, whereas the LG 55UF950 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. 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.

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.

Slightly heavier Edit
LG 55UF850 is 20.4kg heavy, but the LG 55UF950 is a 19kg heavy TV (1.4kg 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 £455
The LG 55UF850 is £246 more expensive than the LG 55UF860 and £455 more expensive than the LG 55UF950.
Fewer sellers
The LG 55UF850 is only stocked by 2 shops, but the LG 55UF860 is stocked by 6 stores and the LG 55UF950 is stocked by 11 sellers. 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.
Three less awards
The LG 55UF850 has only received 2 awards, but the LG 55UF950 has received 5 awards.
Expert review Rating is marginally Worse
The average expert rating of the LG 55UF850 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the LG 55UF950 is 79% (based on 20 reviews).
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).
8 Reasons Against
Only two RF ports quantitys Edit
The number of RF ports quantitys on the LG 55UF860 is two, but the LG 55UF950 only has three RF ports quantitys. Read more

We do not know the number of RF ports quantitys on the LG 55UF850. It is possible that it does not have any RF ports quantitys.

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 three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55UF860 has three HDMI ports quantitys, and so does the LG 55UF850, however the LG 55UF950 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. 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.

More expensive by £209
The LG 55UF860 is £209 more expensive than the LG 55UF950.
Less retailers
The LG 55UF860 is only stocked by 6 sellers, whereas the LG 55UF950 is stocked by 11 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Less popular
The LG 55UF860 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 202065 by number of sales in our TVs, however the LG 55UF850 ranks No. 142736.
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 55UF850's is 76% (based on 17 reviews) and 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).
5 Reasons Against
Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF950 is a 153kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 36kWh higher than the LG 55UF850 (153kWh). 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.

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.
Worse selling
The LG 55UF950 ranks No. 245401 by sales volume, but the LG 55UF850 ranks No. 142736 and the LG 55UF860 ranks No. 202065.
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

2 Awards
avforums.com: Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
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

23 months Ago 22 months Ago 23 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 £ 945.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,075.02
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 £ 490.00
Total cost of ownership £ 658.25
Details

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.
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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
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Supported 3D Technologies
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
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

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+

Smart TV

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

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data 40W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data 4
BEST
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker(s)

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 2 3
BEST
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1 1
RS-232 Ports
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 Ports Quantity
2 2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data 1

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 LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
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)

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX
 DIVX
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
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages 2,000 pages 2,000 pages

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

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+
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

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

Packaging Content

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