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LG 55UF8517 vs Panasonic TX-55CR730

LG 55UF8517 vs Panasonic TX-55CR730

LG 55UF8517
Panasonic TX-55CR730

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
3D Edit
The LG 55UF8517 is a 3D TV, however the Panasonic TX-55CR730 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.

£176.10 cheaper to run
The LG 55UF8517 only costs £128.19 to run over five years whereas the Panasonic TX-55CR730 costs £304.29 to run (137% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF8517 is "A+", but the rating of the Panasonic TX-55CR730 is "A".
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Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
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Three months older
The LG 55UF8517 is older than the Panasonic TX-55CR730 by three months.
3 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CR730 is not 3D, however the LG 55UF8517 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.

£176.10 more expensive to run over five years
The Panasonic TX-55CR730 costs £304.29 to run which is £176.10 more to run than the LG 55UF8517 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-55CR730 is "A", however the rating of the LG 55UF8517 is "A+".

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Date Released

23 months Ago 20 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 128.19
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 128.19
Electricity cost - switched on £ 301.25
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 304.29
Purchase price £ 999.99
Total cost of ownership £ 1,304.28
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.64T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.64 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.5T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.5 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
39
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
BEST
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 139cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Ambience
 Standard
 Custom
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Custom
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
'My Home Screen'
Unknown - Click to provide data
 'My Home Screen'
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
80W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 200 - 240
 240
 200 - 240

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

Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 VP9
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 VP9
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 MP4
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 MP4
 WAV
 WMA
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
USB Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB recording
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
2,000 pages
BEST
1,500 pages

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

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

Management Features

Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode
Smart Modes
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 26

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
50.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
19.3kg
BEST
22.5kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 31kg
Weight With Stand
20.4kg
BEST
23.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
260.6mm 248mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
781.6mm 772mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234.8mm
BEST
1,236mm
Height
727.3mm 727mm
Width
1,234.8mm 1,236mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 843mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 287mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,459mm

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
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
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Port
1 1
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 1
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