LG 55LF561 vs Samsung UE50JU6800

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LG 55LF561
Samsung UE50JU6800

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Common interface (CI) Edit
The LG 55LF561 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 does not have a common interface (CI). 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.

36kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55LF561 has an annual energy consumption of 93kWh, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 129kWh annual energy consumption TV (36kWh 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.

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.

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".
7 Reasons For
Smart TV Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 supports smart TV, whereas the LG 55LF561 does not support smart TV. Read more

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

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Internet TV Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has an internet TV, however the LG 55LF561 does not have an 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.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE50JU6800 is three, but the LG 55LF561 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. 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.

Two more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 55LF561 only has two 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.

Wi-Fi Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has a wi-Fi, but the LG 55LF561 does not have a wi-Fi. Read more

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

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet LAN Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 has an ethernet LAN, whereas the LG 55LF561 does not.
Lighter Edit
Samsung UE50JU6800 is 13.4kg heavy. That's 400g lighter than the LG 55LF561 (13.4kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not support smart TV, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 does. Read more

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

A smart TV lets you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer. You will also be able to connect to Facebook and Twitter directly from your TV.

Does not have an internet TV Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not have an internet TV, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 has an 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.

Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 55LF561 is one, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 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 two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The LG 55LF561 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 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.

Does not have a wi-Fi Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not have a wi-Fi, whereas the Samsung UE50JU6800 has a wi-Fi. Read more

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

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an ethernet LAN Edit
The LG 55LF561 does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Samsung UE50JU6800 has an ethernet LAN.
400g heavier Edit
LG 55LF561 is 13.8kg heavy, but the Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 13.4kg heavy TV (400g lighter). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

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Older by four months
The LG 55LF561 is four months older than the Samsung UE50JU6800.
5 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 does not have a common interface (CI), however the LG 55LF561 has a common interface (CI). 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE50JU6800 is a 129kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 36kWh higher than the LG 55LF561 (129kWh). 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.

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.

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

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benchmark.pl: Good Product

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

23 months Ago 19 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
Electricity cost - switched on £ 149.02
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 150.85
Purchase price £ 828.62
Total cost of ownership £ 979.47
Details

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
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 140Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
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

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

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

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
 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 Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Ports Quantity
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 Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
 Natural
 Cinema
 Game
Firmware Upgradeable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Firmware upgradeable
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
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

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
65W
BEST
93W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
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

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

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