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LG 55UF770 vs Sony KD-55S8505

LG 55UF770 vs Sony KD-55S8505

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LG 55UF770
Sony KD-55S8505

Top Prices

Ebuyer Business
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Standard delivery: £4.19
In stock (11 available)
Electrical Experience
Checked 21 hours ago
FREE Standard delivery
In stock
BT Business Direct
Checked 21 hours ago
Out of stock
BT Shop
Checked 21 hours ago
Out of stock
RGB Direct
Checked 8 hours ago
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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
LG 55UF770 is 56.7mm thick. That's 42.3mm thinner than the Sony KD-55S8505 (99mm). 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 £300
The LG 55UF770 costs £300 less than the Sony KD-55S8505.
7 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.
25% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 55UF770 only costs £136.43 to run but the Sony KD-55S8505 costs £182.90 to run (34% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 55UF770 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Sony KD-55S8505 has a rating of "A".
1 Reason For
3D Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 is 3D, but the LG 55UF770 is not 3D. Read more

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. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Not 3D Edit
The LG 55UF770 is not 3D, however the Sony KD-55S8505 is 3D. Read more

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. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

6 Reasons Against
Thicker Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has a depth of 99mm. That's 42.3mm thicker than the LG 55UF770 (99mm). 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.

More expensive by £300
The Sony KD-55S8505 is £300 more expensive than the LG 55UF770.
Fewer sellers
The Sony KD-55S8505 is only stocked by 1 store, but the LG 55UF770 is stocked by 8 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Older by two months
The Sony KD-55S8505 is two months older than the LG 55UF770.
£46.47 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Sony KD-55S8505 are £182.90 which is £46.47 more than the LG 55UF770 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Sony KD-55S8505 is "A", whereas the rating of the LG 55UF770 is "A+".

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

25 months Ago 27 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
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 182.90
Purchase price £ 1,049.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,231.90
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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.
0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
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
 3D
 3D
BEST
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
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°

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
 LED indicators
Colour
 Black
 Black
Peak Luminance Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 73%

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W
BEST
113W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh
BEST
157kWh
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 227W

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

Performance

Parental Controls
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental controls
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Deep Colour Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Deep colour support

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Battery Type
Unknown - Click to provide data R03
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data RMT-TX100D
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
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
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
 Browsing

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
 Custom
 Graphics
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Animation
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
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 LAT

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
56.7mm
BEST
99mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 22.9kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 25.1kg
Depth (with Stand)
261mm
BEST
274mm
Height (with Stand)
778mm 767mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,240mm 1,234mm
BEST
Height
722mm 719mm
Width
1,240mm 1,234mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 869mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 218mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,351mm

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
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
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
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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 Port
3 4
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Audio (L,R) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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