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LG 55UG870 vs Samsung UE55JU6510

LG 55UG870 vs Samsung UE55JU6510

LG 55UG870
Samsung UE55JU6510

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
3D Edit
The LG 55UG870 is a 3D TV, however the Samsung UE55JU6510 is not 3D. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the LG 55UG870 is "A+", but the rating of the Samsung UE55JU6510 is "A+".
2 Reasons For
Cheaper to run by £1.60
Over five years the Samsung UE55JU6510 only costs £134.83 to run however the LG 55UG870 costs £136.43 to run (1% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Samsung UE55JU6510 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the LG 55UG870 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
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Two months older
The LG 55UG870 is older than the Samsung UE55JU6510 by two months.
More expensive to run over five years by 1%
Over five years the running costs of the LG 55UG870 are £136.43 which is £1.60 more than the Samsung UE55JU6510. Show assumptions.
1 Reason Against
Not 3D Edit
The Samsung UE55JU6510 is not 3D, whereas the LG 55UG870 is 3D. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

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Date Released

26 months Ago 24 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 136.43
Electricity cost - switched on £ 133.00
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 134.83
Purchase price £ 899.00
Total cost of ownership £ 1,033.83
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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.
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
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
High Frequency Rate
200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
3D Type
 Passive
 Passive
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
2D-3D Converter
 2D-3D converter
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
 PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Technology
 FPR 3D
 FPR 3D
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
PMI (Picture Mastering Index)
2,000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm
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
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
 Music
 Movie
 Sports
 Game
 News
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
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

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 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

Design

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
84W 83W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh 115kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 197W
Input Voltage
 240
 100
 100 - 240
 240
 100
 100 - 240

Certificates

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

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto channel search
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
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

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 DIVX
 H.265
 DIVX
 H.265
BD Wise
Unknown - Click to provide data
 BD Wise
Digital Video Recording (DVR)
 Digital Video Recording (DVR)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
 JPG
 MPO
 JPS
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
24p
 24p
Unknown - Click to provide data
Subtitles
 Subtitles
Unknown - Click to provide data
Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Extended PVR
Teletext
2,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Pair of 3D Glasses Included
 Pair of 3D glasses included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
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

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 300 x 300
 300 x 300
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
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
 Natural
 Movie
 Vivid
 Cinema
 Game
 Standard
 Sports
 Photo
 Natural
 Movie
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
98mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
21.7kg 16.2kg
BEST
Package Weight
29.7kg 24.4kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
24.2kg 19.1kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
236mm
BEST
310mm
Height (with Stand)
773mm 770.1mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,241mm
BEST
1,241.7mm
Height
723mm 718.6mm
Width
1,241mm 1,241.7mm
Package Height
813mm
BEST
850mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 206mm
Package Width
1,360mm 1,342mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Headphone Outputs
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub) Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
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 3
BEST
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 SimpLink
 SimpLink
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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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