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LG 55UF770 vs Sony KD-55X8509

LG 55UF770 vs Sony KD-55X8509

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LG 55UF770
Sony KD-55X8509

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
Checked 7 hours ago
Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (11 available)
Electrical Experience
Checked 18 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
BT Business Direct
Checked 18 hours ago
Out of stock
BT Shop
Checked 18 hours ago
Out of stock
Discount AV
Checked 9 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock
RGB Direct
Checked 4 hours ago
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CS Suppliers
Checked 3 hours ago
Delivery unknown
In stock

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.

3 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".
Hugely better expert reviews
Based on 1 expert review, the average review score of the LG 55UF770 is 100%, but the average rating of the Sony KD-55X8509 is 80% (based on 45 reviews).
2 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Sony KD-55X8509 is a 3D TV, however the LG 55UF770 is not 3D. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

£319 cheaper
The Sony KD-55X8509 costs £429.99, whereas the LG 55UF770 is £749.00.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The LG 55UF770 is not 3D, but the Sony KD-55X8509 is 3D. Read more

‘3D’ describes whether the TV can display 3D movies and programmes. Requires compatible 3D glasses to properly function.

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. 3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

More expensive by £319
The LG 55UF770 is £319.01 more expensive than the Sony KD-55X8509.
Older by ten months
The LG 55UF770 is ten months older than the Sony KD-55X8509.
5 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.

Not as many stockists
Only 5 sellers sells the Sony KD-55X8509, however 8 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.
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+".
Hugely Lower expert review Score
The Sony KD-55X8509 has an average expert rating of 80%, but the LG 55UF770 has an average expert rating of 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

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avforums.com: Recommended
dinside.no/data: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

25 months Ago 15 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 £ 749.00
Total cost of ownership £ 885.43
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 187.31
Purchase price £ 429.99
Total cost of ownership £ 617.30
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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
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
BEST
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 Mode
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 140cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
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°

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
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 Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Pulse

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

Design

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

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

TV Tuner

Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
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
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
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

Packaging Content

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

Ergonomics

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

Networking

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

Smart Modes
 Personal
 Vivid
 Standard
 Movie
 Photo
 Personal
 Vivid
 Standard
 Movie
 Photo
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
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

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

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version
 2.0
 2.0
BEST
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
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 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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