LG 55UF770 vs Sony KD-55S8505

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LG 55UF770
Sony KD-55S8505

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF770 has an annual energy consumption of 123kWh, however the Sony KD-55S8505 is a 157kWh annual energy consumption TV (34kWh 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.

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 £450
The LG 55UF770 costs £450 less than the Sony KD-55S8505.
9 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.
26% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 55UF770 only costs £136.43 to run but the Sony KD-55S8505 costs £184.11 to run (35% 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".
2 Reasons For
One more USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Sony KD-55S8505 is three, but 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas 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

3 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The LG 55UF770 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony KD-55S8505 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 LG 55UF770 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Sony KD-55S8505 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.

Older by three months
The LG 55UF770 is three months older than the Sony KD-55S8505.
6 Reasons Against
34kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Sony KD-55S8505 has an annual energy consumption of 157kWh, whereas the LG 55UF770 is a 123kWh annual energy consumption TV (34kWh lower). 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.

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 £450
The Sony KD-55S8505 is £450 more expensive than the LG 55UF770.
Fewer sellers
The Sony KD-55S8505 is only stocked by 4 stores, but the LG 55UF770 is stocked by 13 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£47.68 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Sony KD-55S8505 are £184.11 which is £47.68 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+".

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Date Released

22 months Ago 19 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 £ 181.07
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 184.11
Purchase price £ 1,049.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,233.11
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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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
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 Modes
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 2160p
 1080i
 1080p
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
BEST
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 139cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 170°
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
 Digital
 Digital

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

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
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 DTS
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
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
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 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
CardBus PCMCIA Slots Quantity
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 (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
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
 Browsing

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
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
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
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++
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Face Detection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Face detection
Clock Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Clock function
Deep Colour Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Deep colour support

Design

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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W
BEST
113W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
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

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

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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
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