LG 55UF850 vs Panasonic TX-55CX700

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LG 55UF850
Panasonic TX-55CX700

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 62kWh lower than the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (179kWh). 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.

3.2mm thinner Edit
The LG 55UF850 has a depth of 50.8mm, however the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is a 54mm thick TV (3.2mm thicker). 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.

£250 cheaper
The LG 55UF850 is £249.79 cheaper than the Panasonic TX-55CX700.
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £79.73
The LG 55UF850 only costs £130.02 to run over five years however the Panasonic TX-55CX700 costs £209.75 to run (61% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UF850 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is "B".
3 Reasons For
Significantly faster high frequency rate Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is an 800Hz refresh rate TV, whereas the LG 55UF850 is only a 200Hz refresh rate TV (600Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Lighter Edit
Panasonic TX-55CX700 is 18kg heavy, but the LG 55UF850 is a 20.4kg heavy TV (2.4kg 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.

Slightly better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is 80%, whereas the average rating of the LG 55UF850 is 76% (based on 17 reviews).

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Slower high frequency rate Edit
The LG 55UF850 is a 200Hz refresh rate TV. That's 600Hz slower than the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (800Hz). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

Heavier Edit
LG 55UF850 is 20.4kg heavy. That's 2.4kg heavier than the Panasonic TX-55CX700 (18kg). 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.

A bit Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the LG 55UF850 is only 76%, whereas the average expert rating of the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is 80% (based on 1 review).
6 Reasons Against
62kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 has an annual energy consumption of 179kWh, whereas the LG 55UF850 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV (62kWh 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.

6% thicker Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 has a depth of 54mm. That's 3.2mm thicker than the LG 55UF850 (54mm). 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.

More expensive by £250
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is £249.79 more expensive than the LG 55UF850.
Fewer sellers
The Panasonic TX-55CX700 is only stocked by 1 retailer, but the LG 55UF850 is stocked by 2 sellers. Read more
The fewer the number of shops that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst shops to keep prices low.
Higher running costs over five years by £79.73
Over five years the Panasonic TX-55CX700 costs £209.75 to run which is £79.73 more to run than the LG 55UF850. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-55CX700 is "B", whereas the rating of the LG 55UF850 is "A+".

Awards

2 Awards
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Expert Reviews: Recommended
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Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

No reviews found

Date Released

23 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 128.19
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 130.02
Purchase price £ 945.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,075.02
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 206.71
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 209.75
Purchase price £ 1,194.79
Total cost of ownership £ 1,404.54
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.65T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
1.0T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
27
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
200Hz 800Hz
BEST
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
BEST
Supported 3D Technologies
 LG Cinema 3D
 LG Cinema 3D
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 139cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°

TV Tuner

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+
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix

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 Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
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 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browser supported
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

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

Performance

Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Card Reader Integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Card reader integrated
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
Audio Formats Supported
 MP2
 WAV
 AC3
 EAC3
 RTX
 MP2
 WAV
 AC3
 EAC3
 RTX
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
 Digital Video Recorder (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Teletext
2,000 pages
BEST
1,500 pages

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
80W
BEST
129W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 129W
Annual Energy Consumption
117kWh
BEST
179kWh
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 200 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 200 - 240

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
50.8mm
BEST
54mm
Weight
20.4kg 18kg
BEST
Package Weight
25.9kg 24kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 19kg
Depth (with Stand)
260.6mm 242mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
782mm 762mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,234mm
BEST
1,237mm
Height
727mm 717mm
Width
1,234mm 1,237mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 837mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,615mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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