LG 55UF8517 vs Samsung UE55JU6640

LG 55UF8517
Samsung UE55JU6640

Top Prices

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
Cheaper to run by £6.64
Over five years the LG 55UF8517 is £6.64 cheaper to run than the Samsung UE55JU6640. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55UF8517 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Samsung UE55JU6640 has a rating of "A+".
6 Reasons For
Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE55JU6640 is three, but the LG 55UF8517 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.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6640 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 55UF8517 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.

Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6640 has a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), however the LG 55UF8517 does not have a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL).
2% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6640 is a 115kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 2kWh lower than the LG 55UF8517 (115kWh). 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.

Lighter Edit
Samsung UE55JU6640 is 16.2kg heavy. That's 3.1kg lighter than the LG 55UF8517 (16.2kg). 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.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU6640 is "A+", whereas the rating of the LG 55UF8517 is "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 55UF8517 is two, but the Samsung UE55JU6640 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 55UF8517 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6640 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 mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Edit
The LG 55UF8517 does not have a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), but the Samsung UE55JU6640 has a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL).
2kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF8517 has an annual energy consumption of 117kWh, whereas the Samsung UE55JU6640 is a 115kWh annual energy consumption TV (2kWh 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.

Heavier Edit
LG 55UF8517 is 19.3kg heavy, but the Samsung UE55JU6640 is a 16.2kg heavy TV (3.1kg 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.

2 Reasons Against
Two months older
The Samsung UE55JU6640 is older than the LG 55UF8517 by two months.
5% higher running costs over five years
The Samsung UE55JU6640 costs £134.83 to run which is £6.64 more to run than the LG 55UF8517 over five years. Show assumptions.

Date Released

19 months Ago 22 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 £ 133.00
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 134.83

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.
0.67T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
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
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Supported 3D Technologies
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1200
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
BEST
138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

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
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift
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)
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

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)
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 2
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Composite Video in
1 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
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version
 1.4
BEST
 1.4
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
BEST
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Movie
 Sports
 Movie
 Sports
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)
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
80W
BEST
83W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh 115kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 197W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
50.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
19.3kg 16.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.4kg
Weight With Stand
20.4kg 19.1kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
260.6mm
BEST
310mm
Height (with Stand)
781.6mm 770.1mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234.8mm
BEST
1,241.7mm
Height
727.3mm 718.6mm
Width
1,234.8mm 1,241.7mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 850mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 206mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,342mm

Packaging Content

Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card
Quick Installation Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick installation guide
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