LG 55UF770 vs Sony KD-55X8509

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LG 55UF770
Sony KD-55X8509

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
The LG 55UF770 is a 56.7mm thick TV. That's 3.3mm thinner than the Sony KD-55X8509 (60mm). 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.

Cheaper by £1
The LG 55UF770 costs £599.00, whereas the Sony KD-55X8509 is £599.99.
8 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£50.88 cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 55UF770 only costs £136.43 to run whereas the Sony KD-55X8509 costs £187.31 to run (37% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 55UF770 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Sony KD-55X8509 has a rating of "A".
2 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Sony KD-55X8509 has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the LG 55UF770 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Sony KD-55X8509 is four, but the LG 55UF770 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.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 55UF770 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Sony KD-55X8509 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.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the LG 55UF770 is three, but the Sony KD-55X8509 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.

6 Reasons Against
3.3mm thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55X8509 is a 60mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55UF770 is a 56.7mm thick TV (3.3mm thinner). 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 more expensive
The Sony KD-55X8509 is more expensive than the LG 55UF770 by £0.99.
Not as many stockists
Only 5 sellers sells the Sony KD-55X8509, however 13 retailers sell the LG 55UF770. 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.
One month older
The Sony KD-55X8509 is older than the LG 55UF770 by one month.
More expensive to run over five years by 37%
Over five years the running costs of the Sony KD-55X8509 are £187.31 which is £50.88 more than the LG 55UF770. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Sony KD-55X8509 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", but the LG 55UF770 has a rating of "A+".

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Date Released

22 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43
Purchase price £ 599.00
Total cost of ownership £ 735.43
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 187.31
Purchase price £ 599.99
Total cost of ownership £ 787.30
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.93T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Modes
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 140cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

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
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
Operating System Version
2.0 5.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

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
 DTS
 Digital
 DTS
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
 Browser supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Personal
 Vivid
 Standard
 Movie
 Photo
 Personal
 Vivid
 Standard
 Movie
 Photo
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT
 DAN
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 SER
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 LAT

Performance

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++
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Screen Saving Functions
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen saving functions
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W
BEST
115W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
56.7mm
BEST
60mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 19.9kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 21kg
Depth (with Stand)
261mm 222mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
778mm 759mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,236mm
BEST
Height
722mm 722mm
Width
1,240mm 1,236mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 838mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,330mm

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D glasses included
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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