LG 55LF5610 vs Sony KD-55X8005

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LG 55LF5610
Sony KD-55X8005

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
100Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 55LF5610 has a motion interpolation frequency of 300Hz, however the Sony KD-55X8005 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (100Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Common interface (CI) Edit
The LG 55LF5610 has a common interface (CI), whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 does not. 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 by £249
The LG 55LF5610 is £249.01 cheaper than the Sony KD-55X8005.
4 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The LG 55LF5610 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 has a rating of "A".
9 Reasons For
Smart TV Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 supports smart TV, however the LG 55LF5610 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 Sony KD-55X8005 has an internet TV, but the LG 55LF5610 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.

Two composite video ins Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 is a two composite video in TV, whereas the LG 55LF5610 only has one composite video in. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 55LF5610 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 Sony KD-55X8005 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the LG 55LF5610 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.

Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 has a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), but the LG 55LF5610 does not have a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL).
Wi-Fi Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 has a wi-Fi, whereas the LG 55LF5610 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 Sony KD-55X8005 has an ethernet LAN, however the LG 55LF5610 does not.
User reviews are better
The Sony KD-55X8005 has an average user review score of 80% based on 2 reviews, however the LG 55LF5610 has an average rating of 72% (based on 5 reviews).

Reasons Against

10 Reasons Against
Does not support smart TV Edit
The LG 55LF5610 does not support smart TV, however the Sony KD-55X8005 supports 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.

Does not have an internet TV Edit
The LG 55LF5610 does not have an internet TV, but the Sony KD-55X8005 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.

One less composite video in Edit
The number of composite video ins on the LG 55LF5610 is one, but the Sony KD-55X8005 only has two composite video ins. Read more

A composite video port is mainly used for connecting older devices to the TV, such as older video cameras or video recorders. Composite video connections can only display images up to a resolutionsof 640 x 480 pixels so the quality of image displayed via a composite video connection will be quite low.

Multiple composite video ports will allow you to connect more than one older video device. However it is very unlikely that you will use the composite video port at all.

Two less USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 55LF5610 is one, but the Sony KD-55X8005 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 55LF5610 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 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 55LF5610 does not have a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), but the Sony KD-55X8005 has a mobile High-Definition Link (MHL).
Does not have a wi-Fi Edit
The LG 55LF5610 does not have a wi-Fi, whereas the Sony KD-55X8005 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 55LF5610 does not have an ethernet LAN, however the Sony KD-55X8005 does.
Older by six months
The LG 55LF5610 is six months older than the Sony KD-55X8005.
User review Rating is Worse
The average user rating of the LG 55LF5610 is only 72%, whereas the average user rating of the Sony KD-55X8005 is 80% (based on 2 reviews).
5 Reasons Against
50% slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 100Hz slower than the LG 55LF5610 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Does not have a common interface (CI) Edit
The Sony KD-55X8005 does not have a common interface (CI), but the LG 55LF5610 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.

£249 more expensive
The Sony KD-55X8005 is more expensive than the LG 55LF5610 by £249.01.
Less retailers
Only 5 stores sells the Sony KD-55X8005, whereas 9 stores sell the LG 55LF5610. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is lower
The Sony KD-55X8005 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the LG 55LF5610 has a rating of "A+".

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 120.18
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 122.01
Purchase price £ 449.99
Total cost of ownership £ 572.00
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.61T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.61 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
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
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
300Hz
BEST
200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Motionflow
 Motionflow
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 Zoom
 16:9
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm 139cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 178°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T2
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
BEST
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
BEST
Operating System Installed
 Android
 Android

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
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
 Digital
 Pulse
 Digital Plus
 Digital Pulse
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
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+)
 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
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 2
BEST
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
BEST
MHL Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Audio (L,R) Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
BEST
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
BEST
Wi-Fi Direct
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi Direct
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
On/Off Timer
 On/Off timer
 On/Off timer
Picture-and-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Picture
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
 Vivid
 Game
 Standard
 Movie
 Sports
 Photo
 Animation
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
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)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 HEB
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 SRP
 KAZ
 CRO
 CAT
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 32

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 XVID
 WEBM
 H.265
 3GPP
 DIVX
 H.264
 DIVX HD
 WMV
 AVI
 3GP
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG1
 MPEG2
 MKV
 XVID
 WEBM
 H.265
 3GPP
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 FLAC
 WMA
 LPCM
 MP2
 MP3
 AC3
 PCM
 EAC3
 HAAC
 FLAC
 WMA
 LPCM
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Parental Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Parental control
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Support
 24p support
 24p support
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
75W Unknown - Click to provide data
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
110kWh Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
56.8mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
17.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
17.7kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
255mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
772mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,243mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
725mm 837mm
Width
1,243mm 1,362mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 837mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 229mm
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 RMT-TX100D
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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