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LG 65EF950 vs Samsung UE55JU6072

LG 65EF950 vs Samsung UE55JU6072

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LG 65EF950
Samsung UE55JU6072

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
16% larger display diagonal Edit
The LG 65EF950 has a display diagonal of 65", however the Samsung UE55JU6072 is only a 55" TV (10" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Thinner Edit
The LG 65EF950 is a 49.9mm thick TV. That's 0.2mm thinner than the Samsung UE55JU6072 (50.1mm). 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) Edit
The LG 65EF950 has a common interface (CI), but the Samsung UE55JU6072 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.

Energy efficiency rating is higher
The LG 65EF950 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Samsung UE55JU6072 has a rating of "A+".
2 Reasons For
£49.67 cheaper to run
The Samsung UE55JU6072 only costs £134.83 to run over five years whereas the LG 65EF950 costs £184.50 to run (37% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE55JU6072 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 65EF950 is "A+".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Older by three months
The LG 65EF950 is three months older than the Samsung UE55JU6072.
£49.67 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs over five years of the LG 65EF950 are £184.50 which is £49.67 more than the Samsung UE55JU6072. Show assumptions.
3 Reasons Against
19% smaller display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6072 is a 55" TV. That's 10" smaller than the LG 65EF950 (55"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

0.2mm thicker Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6072 is a 50.1mm thick TV, whereas the LG 65EF950 is a 49.9mm thick TV (0.2mm 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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Awards

5 Awards
avforums.com: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Recommended
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
Pocket Lint: Editor's Choice
Techradar: Recommended
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Date Released

20 months Ago 17 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 182.67
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 184.50
Purchase price £ 2,992.00
Total cost of ownership £ 3,176.50
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 133.00
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 134.83

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.92T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.92 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
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
65"
BEST
55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 800
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 OLED
 LED
BEST
 OLED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
 16:9
 14:9
 4:3
 Zoom
Display Diagonal (metric)
164cm
BEST
138cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
AptX Audio Decoding
 AptX audio decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
114W 83W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
166kWh 115kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 195W

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

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

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
 DIVX
 DIVX HD
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 EAC3
 HE-A
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p
 24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
BD Wise Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise Plus

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Desktop Stand Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
3D Glasses Quantity
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Manual
 Manual
 Manual
Warranty Card
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Warranty card

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Networking

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

Management Features

ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Movie
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)
Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-in-Picture
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
49.9mm
BEST
50.1mm
Weight
19.9kg 15.9kg
BEST
Package Weight
33.7kg 20.6kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
24.5kg 16.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
236mm
BEST
277.8mm
Height (with Stand)
883mm 787.5mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,450mm 1,242.6mm
BEST
Height
842mm 718.5mm
Width
1,450mm 1,242.6mm
Package Height
935mm 815mm
BEST
Package Depth
228mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,679mm 1,419mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
BEST
 Common interface (CI)
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
 PC in (D-Sub) port
Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
 Intel Wireless Display (Intel WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port
1 1
RF Port
2 2
SCART Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Port
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 Type-A Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data
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