LG 43LF6309 vs Samsung UE48JU7000

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LG 43LF6309
Samsung UE48JU7000

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 43LF6309 is a 76kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 20kWh lower than the Samsung UE48JU7000 (96kWh). 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.

23% thinner Edit
The LG 43LF6309 has a depth of 55.1mm, however the Samsung UE48JU7000 is a 67.4mm thick TV (12.3mm 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.

Lighter Edit
LG 43LF6309 is 10.2kg heavy. That's 900g lighter than the Samsung UE48JU7000 (11.1kg). 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.

Cheaper to run by £27.24
The LG 43LF6309 only costs £85.15 to run over five years however the Samsung UE48JU7000 costs £112.39 to run (32% more). Read more
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 43LF6309 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Samsung UE48JU7000 is "A".
4 Reasons For
Larger display diagonal Edit
The Samsung UE48JU7000 has a display diagonal of 48", but the LG 43LF6309 is only a 43" TV (5" 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.

Two more USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Samsung UE48JU7000 is three, but the LG 43LF6309 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.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UE48JU7000 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the LG 43LF6309 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.

Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Samsung UE48JU7000 is 93% based on 15 reviews, whereas the average rating of the LG 43LF6309 is 80% (based on 1 review).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Smaller display diagonal Edit
The LG 43LF6309 is a 43" TV. That's 5" smaller than the Samsung UE48JU7000 (48"). 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.

Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the LG 43LF6309 is one, but the Samsung UE48JU7000 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.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The LG 43LF6309 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE48JU7000 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.

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A lot Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the LG 43LF6309 is 80%, whereas the average user rating of the Samsung UE48JU7000 is 93% (based on 15 reviews).
6 Reasons Against
20kWh higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE48JU7000 has an annual energy consumption of 96kWh, whereas the LG 43LF6309 is a 76kWh annual energy consumption TV (20kWh 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.

19% thicker Edit
The Samsung UE48JU7000 has a depth of 67.4mm. That's 12.3mm thicker than the LG 43LF6309 (67.4mm). 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.

900g heavier Edit
Samsung UE48JU7000 is 11.1kg heavy, but the LG 43LF6309 is a 10.2kg heavy TV (900g 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.

Older by one month
The Samsung UE48JU7000 is one month older than the LG 43LF6309.
Higher running costs over five years by £27.24
The running costs of the Samsung UE48JU7000 are £112.39 which is £27.24 more than the LG 43LF6309 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Samsung UE48JU7000 is "A", whereas the rating of the LG 43LF6309 is "A+".

Awards

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avforums.com: Recommended
benchmark.pl: Good Product
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended

Average Expert Rating

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Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 22 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 83.32
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 85.15
Electricity cost - switched on £ 110.56
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 112.39
Purchase price £ 849.00
Total cost of ownership £ 961.39
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.42T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.42 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
43" 48"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
BEST
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Unknown - Click to provide data 1300
2D-3D Converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
 2D-3D converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
108cm 121cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST

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-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Number of Tuners
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Smart TV

Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
 Timeshift
Operating System Version
2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Web OS
 Web OS

Audio

Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Digital
 DTS
 Digital Plus
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11
 DTS Premium Sound 5.1
 DTS Studio Sound
 Dolby MS11

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
RF Ports Quantity
2 2
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
 Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
 Browser supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Wi-Fi Standards
 802.11ac
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11a
BEST
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Miracast
 Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Sleep Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Sleep timer
On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Automatic Shut Off Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Automatic shut off function
Smart Modes
 Natural
 Game
 Movie
 Sports
 Natural
 Game
 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)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto power off
Number of OSD Languages
Unknown - Click to provide data 27

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Wide Color Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide color enhancer
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Plug and Play
 Plug and Play
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Motion Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motion control
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer
 Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Design

LED Indicators
 LED indicators
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
52W
BEST
69W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
76kWh
BEST
96kWh
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 230
 110 - 230
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 198W

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
55.1mm
BEST
67.4mm
Weight
10.2kg
BEST
11.1kg
Package Weight
14.7kg
BEST
18.6kg
Weight With Stand
12.7kg
BEST
13.9kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 277.7mm
Height (with Stand)
625mm
BEST
683.4mm
Width (with Stand)
973mm
BEST
1,087.1mm
Height
573mm 630.8mm
Width
973mm 1,087.1mm
Package Height
655mm
BEST
715mm
Package Width
1,050mm
BEST
1,250mm

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
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
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
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