LG 55EG920 vs LG 55UF8607

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LG 55EG920
LG 55UF8607

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
OLED technology Edit
The LG 55EG920 features OLED technology, whereas the LG 55UF8607 does not feature OLED technology. Read more

Instead of using LED's, OLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light.

OLED TVs have much higher contrast then LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

Common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The LG 55EG920 supports common interface Plus (CI+), however the LG 55UF8607 does not support common interface Plus (CI+).
Local dimming Edit
The LG 55EG920 features local dimming, however the LG 55UF8607 does not. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

5% thinner Edit
The LG 55EG920 has a depth of 48.9mm. That's 2.1mm thinner than the LG 55UF8607 (51mm). 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.

6.7kg lighter Edit
LG 55EG920 is 12.6kg heavy, but the LG 55UF8607 is a 19.3kg heavy TV (6.7kg heavier). 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.

4 Reasons For
Four number of loudspeakerss Edit
The number of number of loudspeakerss on the LG 55UF8607 is four, but the LG 55EG920 only has two number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF8607 is a 123kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 22kWh lower than the LG 55EG920 (123kWh). 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.

£24.04 cheaper to run
The LG 55UF8607 only costs £136.43 to run over five years whereas the LG 55EG920 costs £160.47 to run (18% more). Read more
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF8607 is "A+", but the rating of the LG 55EG920 is "A".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Two less number of loudspeakerss Edit
The LG 55EG920 is a two number of loudspeakers TV, whereas the LG 55UF8607 only has four number of loudspeakerss. Read more

The number of loudspeakers is the total number of speakers provided with the TV, either inside the TV casing or as external speakers.

A greater number of speakers will allow for better quality audio and different frequencies. Multiple external speakers will enable to the TV to play surround sound audio.

22kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55EG920 has an annual energy consumption of 145kWh, whereas the LG 55UF8607 is a 123kWh annual energy consumption TV (22kWh 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.

Older by one month
The LG 55EG920 is one month older than the LG 55UF8607.
Higher running costs over five years by £24.04
Over five years the LG 55EG920 costs £160.47 to run which is £24.04 more to run than the LG 55UF8607. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55EG920 is "A", whereas the rating of the LG 55UF8607 is "A+".
6 Reasons Against
Does not feature OLED technology Edit
The LG 55UF8607 does not feature OLED technology, whereas the LG 55EG920 features OLED technology. Read more

Instead of using LED's, OLED TVs use organic material that creates light when electricity is passed through it. This means that they do not require a back light.

OLED TVs have much higher contrast then LED TVs as they have no back light. They also have a fast response rate, rich colours and a wide viewing angle. They are also cheaper to run.

Does not support common interface Plus (CI+) Edit
The LG 55UF8607 does not support common interface Plus (CI+), however the LG 55EG920 supports common interface Plus (CI+).
Does not feature local dimming Edit
The LG 55UF8607 does not feature local dimming, however the LG 55EG920 does. Read more

This means that LEDs can be controlled individually (or in clusters) to control the level of light/color intensity in a given part of the screen.

2.1mm thicker Edit
The LG 55UF8607 is a 51mm thick TV, whereas the LG 55EG920 is a 48.9mm thick TV (2.1mm 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.

Heavier Edit
The LG 55UF8607 has a weight of 19.3kg. That's 6.7kg heavier than the LG 55EG920 (19.3kg). 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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Awards

3 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
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Date Released

20 months Ago 19 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 158.64
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 160.47
Purchase price £ 699.00
Total cost of ownership £ 859.47
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.8T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 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
High Frequency Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
BEST
 OLED technology
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
BEST
Supported 3D Technologies
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1700
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
 2D-3D converter
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)
Unknown - Click to provide data 139cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Operating System Version
2.0 2.0
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS
User Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 4GB

Audio

Audio System
ULTRA Surround Harman / Kardon
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 4
BEST
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital
 DTS
Sound Modes
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
Audio Decoders
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
AptX Audio Decoding
 AptX audio decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
BEST
 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 1
RS-232 Ports
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 1
DVI Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
 Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
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
Smart Modes
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Photo
On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
ECO Mode
 ECO mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 DTS
 MP2
 MP3
 WMA
 AC3
 PCM
 HE-AAC
 RA-Lossless
 EAC3
 HE-A
 DTS
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
24p Support
 24p support
 24p support
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
BEST
 Local dimming
Clock Function
 Clock function
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour of Product
 White
 White
Peak Luminance Ratio
65% Unknown - Click to provide data

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
99W 84W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption (average)
99W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
145kWh 123kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
48.9mm
BEST
51mm
Weight
12.6kg
BEST
19.3kg
Package Weight
21.3kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
15.9kg
BEST
20.4kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 261mm
Height (with Stand)
762mm
BEST
782mm
Width (with Stand)
1,225mm
BEST
1,235mm
Height
719mm 728mm
Width
1,225mm 1,235mm
Package Height
810mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Depth
225mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,435mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

3D Glasses Included
 3D glasses included
 3D glasses included
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
3D Glasses Quantity
2 2
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Feedback