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LG 55LF561 vs Samsung UE50JU6800

LG 55LF561 vs Samsung UE50JU6800

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LG 55LF561
Samsung UE50JU6800

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
14% thinner Edit
The LG 55LF561 has a depth of 55.8mm. That's 7.4mm thinner than the Samsung UE50JU6800 (63.2mm). 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.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The LG 55LF561 has a common interface (CI) slot, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 does not have a common interface (CI) slot. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Cheaper to run by £46.69
Over five years the LG 55LF561 is £46.69 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE50JU6800. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55LF561 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 has a rating of "A".
4 Reasons For
Smart TV Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 supports Smart TV, whereas the LG 55LF561 does not support Smart TV.
Internet TV Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 supports internet TV, however the LG 55LF561 does not support internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 supports Wi-Fi, but the LG 55LF561 does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Ethernet port Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has an ethernet port, whereas the LG 55LF561 does not. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not support Smart TV Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not support Smart TV, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 does.
Does not support internet TV Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not support internet TV, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 supports internet TV. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not support Wi-Fi, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 supports Wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not have an ethernet port, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 has an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Older by nine months
The LG 55LF561 is nine months older than the Samsung UE50JU6800.
4 Reasons Against
12% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has a depth of 63.2mm, however the LG 55LF561 is a 55.8mm thick TV (7.4mm 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.

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More expensive to run over five years by 45%
Over five years the Samsung UE50JU6800 costs £150.85 to run which is £46.69 more to run than the LG 55LF561. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the LG 55LF561 has a rating of "A+".

Awards

No awards found 1 Award
benchmark.pl: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

26 months Ago 17 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 1 Year

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 104.16
Purchase price £ 549.99
Total cost of ownership £ 654.15
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 149.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 150.85

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
19
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
50" 50"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 140Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1400
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 125cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1

Smart TV

Lifestyle Apps
 Skype
 Skype
BEST
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
BEST
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
65W
BEST
93W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
93kWh
BEST
129kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
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

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

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
Remote Control Type
Unknown - Click to provide data TM1250A
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
BEST
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

Auto Power Off System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off system
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
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
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
55.8mm
BEST
63.2mm
Weight
13.8kg 13.4kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 19.2kg
Weight With Stand
14.2kg
BEST
14.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
255mm
BEST
310.5mm
Height (with Stand)
708mm 706.4mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,128mm
BEST
1,128.9mm
Height
860mm 654.4mm
Width
1,128mm 1,128.9mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 748mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,362mm

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI) Slot
 Common interface (CI) slot
BEST
 Common interface (CI) slot
Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 3
BEST
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
HDMI Port
2 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3
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